Text copy impossible in kpdf

Donn donn.ingle at gmail.com
Sun Apr 20 06:47:33 UTC 2008

> > Is it a copy protected PDF? (silly question but worth a shot)
> Not so silly: you are quite right. I was not aware of that possibility,
> and that's just what happened to me. On ordinary files, kpdf works
> perfectly.

Isn't that a *tiny* bit DRM(ish) ? Just wondering, not sure I savvy DRM 

Also, perhaps you can try "pdftotext" on a konsole:

pdftotext yourpdf somefile

Should let you open somefile as text and copy from it.


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