Importing PDFs

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14 Nov, 2017 01:21 AM

I have over a hundred PDF files that are between 500k and 2m in size that I want to import into Bear. It's been a hard row to hoe doing a "select all, copy, paste" into bear and was wondering if there is an easier way. Preview doesn't have a Share button to Bear so that's not available. Is there an apple script or a hazel script that will select the PDF and copy it into Bear?

I came across this from ages ago:

and am wondering if this could somehow be adapted to work with Bear.


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 15 Nov, 2017 09:04 AM

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    Hi Tod,

    at the moment there isn't a way to read and import pdf however, you can try to convert your PDF into something else, like RTF, and then import in Bear.

    This article explain how to convert PDF into RTF using automator, I'm not sure this will work for PDF images, but it's worth a try.


  2. 2 Posted by tod.w on 15 Nov, 2017 07:47 PM

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    Thanks Danilo. I'll give it a shot.

  3. Danilo Bonardi closed this discussion on 16 Nov, 2017 01:07 PM.

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