If you are viewing a PDF on an iPad, is there any way to select all text? I tried CMD A with the external keyboard after highlighting a word, and it didn’t work.

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    I was able to highlight a word and then choose 'select all' from the popup menu items. That selected all the text. Have you tried that? – fsb Jun 6 '20 at 4:10

There are two ways on the iPad to select all text inside a PDF:

  1. Touchscreen: Select / highlight one word by long pressing and then tap on select all from the options that pop up.

  2. External Trackpad: Basically, the same approach as with the touchscreen, but instead of long pressing, you have tap with two fingers on the trackpad to select a word.

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