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Executing the crop command in Acrobat from a 3000pt * 2000pt document to 1500pt*1800pt only hides the document outside of the new boundaries but the original document still remains without change; if anyone uses the touch-up tool and moves the content, all "hidden" information outside the cropped page may appear again by dragging it into view. The page acting as a window (or a mask) to display the 3000pt * 2000pt.

I am wondering if there is a solution to crop permanently the document without reprinting it again into PDF file?

Please find pictures attached:

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http://i.stack.imgur.com/HPokv.png

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No, since Acrobat does not support destructive cropping - all you're doing as you say is resizing the 'viewable content'. Therefore you can at any time change the cropping, including removing it to restore the original page.

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