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Text won't recognize after exporting to PDF

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Hi all,

I am trying to export a PDF I made in Affinity Photo - however, when I do so, the text from the document doesn't recognize (i.e. cannot be highlighted). Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong or a workaround?

Thank you!

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Hard to say without the file. Normally the text should export selectable in a PDF viewer unless there is an effect / adjustment attached to the text layer. Could you upload here the .afphoto file in question?

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On 9/17/2020 at 2:18 AM, Joachim_L said:

Hard to say without the file. Normally the text should export selectable in a PDF viewer unless there is an effect / adjustment attached to the text layer. Could you upload here the .afphoto file in question?

Hi Joachim, thank you for getting back to me - I've attached the .afphoto file in question here!

ScottKornbergResumePR.afphoto

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Header&footer-group creates an object that prevents selecting text through it. Move the footer out and lower in the stack, under the text items.

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I found that the text is selectable if you set the rasterize in the export dialog's More section to Nothing.

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