Originally Posted by greatbam
Well you have many different options depending on what programs you have. I am going to assume you have adobe reader on your Mac so what I would do if you can is pull that up:
1. Open the pdf you want to change.
2. Go the the file menu and select save as text it should copy the text from the file into a text file.
3. paste that text into a word document
Adobe Reader won't produce any text in step 2. His books are scanned pages (images) not text. He wants text, not images of text, and that requires an OCR step that Reader can't do.