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I have a PDF document with text created from a Photoshop file.

Problem: When I do "select all text" in Acrobat and then "copy" and then paste it into a text editor the text is pasted out of order.

This is somewhat expectable because of the multiple text layers in the original Photoshop file.

Question: How can I tell Photoshop the desired order of the text layers when creating the PDF file?

The layers are stacked in the correct order in the layer panel in Photoshop. I was hoping that was the issue, but it's not. Is there any other way in which I can specify the text order?

Your help will be much appreciated!

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Why are you using this workflow? Does Acrobat > File > Save As > More Options > Text result in a better text file? –  Scott Jun 23 '13 at 7:22
The final product needs to be a PDF document, in order to show the structure and illustrations. But this PDF file needs to allow the user the option to copy all the text and edit it in a text editor. –  Nelu Malancea Jun 23 '13 at 18:35
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