There are several occasions where we need to edit a PDF file urgently, but we don’t have any tools for it. As we know, we can’t directly edit the PDF documents. If you search for the same on the internet, you will find several websites that allow us to convert PDF to Word, however, they don’t allow us to edit it directly.
Another most important thing is, in an urgent situation, we don’t have time to search for an appropriate website to get things done. Therefore, we are going to explore an interesting trick that will help you to convert a PDF into a text document that you can edit.
However, we must have a working internet connection to convert a PDF into a text document because we are going to use an online service Google Drive. Well, for those who are not aware of Google Drive, it’s an online service from Google that can be accessed from any device with any operating system. Let’s check out how to use Google Drive to convert PDF to Word.
Convert a PDF File Into A Text Document
To start, you need to open drive.google.com from any browser and then log in to your Google account. There you need to choose the option ‘File Upload’ from ‘New’ button and then upload your PDF file.
Once uploaded, you need to right-click on the file and then select the option ‘Open With’ and then choose ‘Google Docs’. On doing this, your PDF file will be pop up in a new browser tab in the Google Docs interface.
Now there you can edit any of the text in the PDF document. You can also choose to do some text formatting. Once you are done with the editing, you need to click on ‘File’ and then choose the option ‘Download As’ and then select Microsoft Word from the drop-down list.
That’s it, you are done! This is how you can use Google Drive to convert a PDF file into an Editable text document. This trick is pretty useful because it doesn’t need to download any additional software.
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