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Cant get Arabic from pdf

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I have a PDF document that contains Arabic text.
The text is not embedded so i can copy and paste (into a browser input field)
But when i paste, the font changes to non-sensical characters.
How can i cut and past this text properly?
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What happens if, instead of copy & paste, you select & drag some text from the pdf to the input box?

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that didnt work, thanks anyway
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Thaks callrs
i carried out instructions on both URLs but while I am now able to type in arabic from my keyboard, i am still not able to copy-and-paste from the pdf document.
Perhaps it is because the pdf uses some arabic-specific font that just wont transfer to systems that do not have that font (?)
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Partially solved: "i carried out instructions on both URLs but while I am now able to type in arabic from my keyboard..."

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