How to extract and save individual pages from a PDF document

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Computer science has greatly helped the development of our world, we currently use it regularly in our daily life. Over the years its use has intensified and improved in every respect.

Through computers it is possible to run any type of program, these are created to help us carry out tasks in a simple way. To our advantage, we can find programs of all kinds, specialized in any type of task.

Something where computer use is essential is create documentary files, where we can capture the text, edit it and then read it. This is very useful when we want to share information so that other people can read and view the content of each file.

What is PDF and why can't documents be edited?

There are many documentation programs that we can find available, there are programs specialized in each area and for carrying out specific tasks. From the editing a document, to creation from scratch or simply to visualization, there are programs for every need, some of the best known are Excel and PowerPoint that can be used online.

Likewise, there are document formats, which are used to view documents specifically for each format. One of the most popular formats for viewing documents is PDF, which can be split into multiple files.

The Spanish meaning of PDF is portable document format, was launched in 1993 and has positioned itself as one of the most used since its launch. With PDF we can view a document from your mobile in the most practical way possible.

The interface offered by this format is one of the simplest, so its management is not complicated. Thanks to the tools it offers, you can move between pages very easily, as well as enlarge or reduce sheets, to better view your document.

Unlike other document formats, the PDF does not allow you to edit documents, is a format designed exclusively for displaying content. For this reason it is not possible to extract a particular sheet from a file with many sheets.

But we don't have to worry, there is a method by which we can extract one or more particular sheets from a PDF document. We can do this using our trusted browser.

In this article we will explain in detail all the steps that must be followed to extract individual pages from a PDF document and then save them.

Steps to extract and save individual pages from a PDF document

Maybe we think that to do this, we need to download heavy programs and do complex installations, but this is not the case. With a simple method that will be explained below, we will be able to extract images, texts or one or more pages from a PDF document and then save it.

The first thing we need to do is search for the PDF file from which we want to extract the pages, when we find it we right click on it and select the option size. Then we go to the desktop screen of our computer, right click and select the option paste, in this way we will have moved the file to the desktop.

The next step is to click on the PDF file we have on the desktop, without releasing the click we move to our reliable browser and release. Our PDF document will automatically open in the browser.

Now, we need to select the option Print, located in the upper right corner of the screen. A window will appear on the left side of the screen, in this we go to the section Pages and select the second option.

In this box we must enter the number of the page we want to extract. In the case of multiple pages we put the number of the first page, then a dash and then the number of the last page we want to extract.

In case you want to extract the skipped pages, we need to separate the number of pages with a comma. Finally, we click on the option Save and we choose the path.

Finally, we hope this article has helped you. However, we would like to hear the your opinion Were you able to extract and save individual pages from a PDF document? Do you know of another method that allows you to do this? Leave us your answers in the comments.

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