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i was able to find acrobat X   I hope finally you could just corky dot the steps to achieve the following

1 I have a pdf of 90 pages
2 In the center i want to pick out 25 pages and move them to a separate file   the original remains intact
3 that file of 25 pages i want to convert to editable word

yesterday when i was using word 2013 to do the conversion, i could not cover all 25 pages  it would only go page by page. that would be very long  you had said that if i used the vertical slider i could cover the range of pages needed but it would only do one page  this is not any comment  just information of what happened   thank you very much

The selection method I described works if you click at one end of the selection and Shift+click at the other end. You have to make sure that the insertion point does not move when you scroll.

To accomplish this in Acrobat, display page thumbnails, select all the pages you want to extract (again, you can click on the first, scroll down till you see the last one, then Shift+click on that), right-click, and choose Extract Pages...

In the ensuing dialog, which shows the page numbers of the thumbnails you've selected (you can edit the page numbers if desired), there are two check boxes: "Delete pages after extracting" and "Extract pages as separate files." Leave both unchecked. Click OK, and the selected pages will be extracted into a new file named (by default) "Pages from <filename>.pdf." You can then open that in Word.
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Suzanne S. Barnhill


I've been using Word for Windows since version 2.0 (1992), and the more I learn about it, the more I realize how little I know. But I may know a few things that you don't, and I'll help if I can. I answer many questions every day in Microsoft's peer support forums and as a result have been awarded the MVP (Most Valuable Professional) designation by Microsoft Corporation. You may be able to find the answer to your question at the Word MVPs' FAQ site or at my own Word FAQ site, so please check those first! Please, no questions about VBA (macros), Registry editing, networks, or complex merges, as I have no experience with these aspects of Word, nor do I have any experience with Word for Mac. Please indicate which version of Word you are using; if you are not sure, see "What version of Word do I have?".


I have a master's degree in classics (Latin), which is surprisingly helpful, though I no longer teach. The things I am proudest of: Having raised two children to maturity, both Merit Scholars, both college graduates (one a philosophy major!), one Phi Beta Kappa (from Harvard!); having been made a Paul Harris Fellow by my Rotary club; having been designated a Microsoft MVP.

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B.A. (Latin), Agnes Scott College, 1966; M.A. (Classics), Emory University, 1972.

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