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Moonraker Miniatures Inactive Member20 Mar 2016 1:01 p.m. PST

I've got a neat photo of my late father on a pdf document. I'd like to put it on Facebook for the benefit of relatives and friends but it needs to be in a FB useable format like jpg. Short of printing it out then scanning it, can anyone suggest a way of converting it to jpg or any other FB-friendly format?


Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian20 Mar 2016 1:07 p.m. PST

Try googling "extract photo from PDF"

Moonraker Miniatures Inactive Member20 Mar 2016 1:41 p.m. PST

Hey Bill – so simple; why didn't I think of that grin. Photoshop did it in 5 seconds after I got the idea from the Google search.



tkdguy20 Mar 2016 5:17 p.m. PST

If your computer has the Snipping Tool feature, you can use it to select part or all of what's on your screen. You can save the image as HTML, JPEG, GIF, or PNG.

goragrad20 Mar 2016 8:55 p.m. PST

Adobe Reader 11 has a 'take a snapshot' function in the edit menu.

From there all you have to do is paste into Paint or another graphics program and save as a jpg.

haywire Supporting Member of TMP21 Mar 2016 6:13 a.m. PST

Depending on how the picture is embedded in, sometimes you can just click on the picture and it will be selected. You can right click and select COPY. Then paste it in MS Paint (or photoshop or whatever)

Or just ALT-Printscreen

Moonraker Miniatures Inactive Member21 Mar 2016 6:30 a.m. PST

Thanks for the input.

As I said above, once I'd Googled the question, a solution using Photoshop was suggested and that did the trick – very easy and straightforward.


Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP21 Mar 2016 2:40 p.m. PST

Since you've already done it, would you like twelve more methods? :)

goragrad21 Mar 2016 3:42 p.m. PST

Actually, people do occasionally dig though old TMP topics looking for ideas.

Another dozen methods could be of interest to someone else down the line.

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