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24 Reader Question: Getting rid of hard line breaks in pasted text

Reader Benjamin e-mailed me recently from my Ask the Guru page with this request:

I’ve got text (imported badly – I don’t have access to the original source) which is spaced badly in Microsoft Word 2010 — meaning I have to manually cursor + delete then space-bar to put it back together without the green wiggles.It’s time consuming and I would like to know if there is an automated alternative.

I’m sure I’m one of millions who are suffering with this. Can you help us?Benjamin

He attached a Screenr video demonstrating his problem, which immediately made clear what he was up against:

When he says he’s “one of millions who are suffering with this,” I believe him. Because I’m one of them, too. And between the two of us, we might’ve come up with a good solution.

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Turning PDFs back into Word

Ever wish you could take a pdf that someone’s e-filed and edit it for your own use?  (Yeah, me too.)

Well, apparently now you can at PDFtoWord.com … for free, even!

Only you can decide whether this service is safe enough for confidential client documents. PDFtoWord.com’s privacy policy states that files that are uploaded and converted are deleted immediately upon processing and never touch human hands.

But if you don’t want to re-type, and you like free services, you can’t beat this!