Convert PDF into MS Word format using Google Docs

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3 Responses

  1. Gillian says:

    You said :

    1) Go to Google Docs and start uploading your PDF.

    When I go to docs.google.com, and I hit ‘upload’.
    The only dialogue I get is to “choose a file from my computer, or drag and drop in an area”. The PDF file uploads. Done.

    I never get a dialogue box to ‘select “Convert text from PDF and image files to Google documents”.’

    • Hi Gillian,

      Google Docs has undergone UI overhaul and the present direct conversion are not present now.

      However, you can still use Google’s OCR technology while uploading the PDF document. I have updated the article, let me know if you get stuck in any step.

  2. Michael Donham says:

    Maybe Google Docs has been updated as the reply says yo Gillian. I just uploaded on 5/16/17 and the same thing happened as it did to Gillian.

    Also, you cannot copy or print forms you’ve filled out without subscribing. This wasn’t obvious until I’d finished and wanted to do both. If I had read through the entire web site, I might have caught their warning that “some features may not be available”

    BLAH!

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