Settings: Tools, Extract Text - PDF Annotator Manual

# Settings: Tools, Extract Text

After selecting text from the original PDF document, the Extract Text context menu appears to perform various tasks with the selected text. You can define your own commands to appear in the context menu.

## Extract Text Commands

These commands appear in the context menu that opens after selecting text with the Extract Text tool.

You can edit Caption, Command and Parameters for each command.

The Caption will appear in the context menu.

The Command will execute when you click the entry in the Extract Text context menu. A command can either be a URL starting with http:// or https://, or a path to a locally installed program. If command is a program path, Parameters will be added to the command line when calling that program.

## Managing Commands

To add a new command, click the Plus symbol and enter Caption and Command. To remove a command, select the command and click the Minus symbol. To re-order commands, select a command and click the Up or Down button.

## Examples and Syntax

These commands usually come predefined with PDF Annotator.