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Choose multiple languages for OCR in a pdf document?

I use Adobe Acrobat X Pro (version 10.1.12) for OCR. Two scenarios: I have a scanned pdf file, which has English for text, and English and Greek letters for math symbols and formulas. How shall I ...
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using xdotool with acroread on Linux

I'm using Acrobat Reader (v9 for Linux) as an external viewer from an editor for a generated PDF file. Since the file is often regenerated, I programmed a function key in the editor to call a shell ...
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Acrobat XI Pro: text-box allows both calculation and user input?

In Acrobat XI Pro, is it possible to adjust the properties of a text-box to allow user input to override a calculated value? I have this form that I want to auto-calculate, but some of the ...
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Auto hot-linking in-text citations to a bibliographic entry

I'm trying to find the best way to automatically create hyperlinks within a document from an in text citation, "(Author, 2014)", to its respective bibliographic entry in such a way that is seen in ...
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How do I correct the order of page thumbnails in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro?

When I opened a document in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro and looked at the Page Thumbnails, I found the thumbnails are numbered from right to left (instead of the English left to right). How do I correct the ...
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Does Acrobat XI Pro Win ESD support fillable form fields from a CSV?

At work I had an old version of Adobe Acrobat Pro, version 9, which I used combined with some Actionscript and batch actions to fill in form fields using a csv file and finally outputting to one pdf ...
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Is it possible to create bookmarks for PDF automatically?

I downloaded a big PDF and it contains NO BOOKMARK! I am using Foxit Reader to view it. Is there any automatic approach to create bookmarks?
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Batch metadata and text extraction of pdf files

I have a set of PDF files, all of which contain text. However, some of these files were somehow not created properly; the selectable text is not searchable or convertible to plain text (the resulting ...
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How to reduce margins when printing a PDF?

I tried http://superuser.com/a/316966/269574 but to no avail. When I print as a PDF https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/372/335/case.html, the text is aligned left but covers only 60% of the ...
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Why do Google Chrome and Adobe Acrobat Pro copy different text to the clipboard when I select the same text in the PDF?

In Adobe Acrobat Pro XI hitting Ctrl + C when the following text is selected will copy the following to the clipboard: Training 1. Collect a set of representa8ve training documents In Google ...
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Disabling the loading bar in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

Is it anyway to disable/hide the loading bar in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI? The screenshot below shows what I mean by loading bar: I use Adobe Acrobat Pro XI with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
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Any way to insert a pop-up text box in a PDF fillable form?

I have created a fillable form in PDF, using Acrobat XI. I did a small experience check to see how the intended users were using it. Well mostly, people started printing it and writing on it. There ...
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Firefox prompts to activate Adobe Acrobat despite “Always activate” enabled

I'm using Firefox v33.1.1 on Windows and I can't get Acrobat reader to activate automatically. For instance, I was trying to view this PDF document and I received the "Activate Adobe Acrobat" screen. ...
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How can I convert a PDF document to a Publisher document

I have a PDF document with advanced formatting that was created in InDesign that I want to convert to a Publisher document. I have already tried converting the PDF into Word usding the built in Export ...
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How to change font in multiple textbox simultaneously in Adobe Acrobat X

Does anyone know how to modify font of texts in multiple Adobe Acrobat Textbox simultaneously? I know that you can change the font, font size and font color of text by double click on the text box ...
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Adobe Acrobat - merge PDFs via command line [duplicate]

Is it possible to combine PDFs files into one via command-line in Adobe Acrobat? Is so, how? I have tried PDFtk and it works great but at work I am supposed to use Adobe Acrobat only. Thank you! ...
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Adobe PDF Printing - Printing multiple files with the same name

I have an application that prints out multiple pages as separate documents (because they are separate documents) as a batch process. However, the program always names the file the same, so when I pass ...
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adobe acrobat pro xi save as PDFs optimized using command line?

I have a directory with about 4,570 files that I would like to reduce the size of I have adobe acrobat pro and the save as pdf optimized seems like its doing a good job but obviously I can't do them ...
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Startup Program Confusion

I just noticed that in my startup programs I have Adobe Acrobat and Acrobat Manager (15) listed. Dropping it down reveals a bunch of programs, many of which are already listed as an enabled startup ...
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Save button is always active in Adobe Acrobat

I always use adobe acrobat for pdf file viewing and editing. It's great and works well until I installed a recent update. After the update, my "save file" button is always "blue" (active)!! Usually, ...
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unable to change the security properties on PDF file to password protect it

I have PDF file I scanned. I am unable to change the security setting to add password it it. Here is link how to password protect it and also the screenshot for the gray'ed out security propety. I ...
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Auto-scrolling a PDF on a page basis with Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

Is it possible to auto-scroll a PDF on a page basis with Adobe Acrobat Pro XI with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate? By page basis I mean I want the PDF to auto-scroll page by page, and not by small ...
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PDF Watermarks in Acrobat makes the entire page opaque

It looks like when I create a watermark AND change the opacity to something low the entire PDF becomes slightly opaque and colors are not that vivid (even if the actual text watermark is very small in ...
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Go to next matching page in Acrobat

In Acrobat X, if I search for a term using Command-F, I can find each match by pressing enter. Is it possible to go to the next page containing the search term (rather than to the location of the term ...
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Acrobat digital signature -mark as read only not working

I am using Acrobat XI Pro. I have created a simple form where the top half should be filled in then digitally signed by user 1. Then the bottom half should be filled by user 2, but user 2 should not ...
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Is it somehow possible to edit hyperlinks from or in a pdf file faster than with Acrobat?

I have a PDF file with several hundreds of hyperlinks (all pointing inside the file) and would like to change the destination pages faster and easier than with the built in tool contained in Adobe ...
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What are exact settings in Adobe Acrobat “Reduced Size PDF…” relative to “Optimized PDF…”?

Does anybody know what are the exact settings whne saving a PDF document in "Reduced Size PDF..." vs. saving it in "Optimized PDF..."? I know "Optimized PDF..." has different modes like Standard, ...
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How to remove OCR from a PDF?

I have been searching Google for some time but cannot find an answer to my question. I have unwanted layers of OCR in a document that I recently scanned with Adobe Acrobat. It has not been OCRed ...
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Why copying a text box in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro does not appear in Ditto's clipboard history?

When I editing the content of a PDF using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro, I noticed that when I copy a text box object, it does not appear in Ditto's clipboard history. Why? To edit the content of a PDF I use ...
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Disable the accordion style of the tools menu in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

Is there anyway to disable the accordion style of the tools menu in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro? E.g. in the following screenshot, if I click on "Pages", I don't want the "Content Editing" content panel to ...
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Fit a page to its content in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro?

Is there any way to fit a page to its content in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro? E.g. in the following PDF, I did some content editing and one text box is outside the page: I would like to extend the size ...
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Text appears as black dots in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

I was trying to a edit a PDF with Adobe Acrobat XI Pro on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate: The PDF is a figure that was generated by the Python library matplotlib, which apparently use the Bitstream ...
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What font is CourierLatin1

I have a pdf I need to, using Acrobat Professional, change a few characters in. The problem is that when I do I get an error message that the font is not available. Viewing properties for these ...
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Scanning and Recognizing Highlighted Text

This question was asked on an Adobe Acrobat forum. I am posting here since I am looking to solve the same task, but don't require that the solution use Adobe Acrobat. Is there a way to print a ...
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What are the margin sizes in this pdf?

Someone sent me a pdf and asked my what the margin sizes are. I have no idea where to begin without just printing and getting out my trusty (and dusty) ruler. I have Acrobat X and was wondering if ...
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Can I recover the original image of text after processing by adobe professional OCR?

Someone used (probably) Adobe Professional OCR feature to OCR a scanned pdf file. The OCRed result had some errors, and it added the text result back to the text image in the pdf file, covering the ...
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Generating PDF bookmarks from hidden text in Microsoft Word TC fields

I have a long Word document with various sections. The section titles are shown only in the running headers, so in order to include these in the TOC (table of contents) I use a TC field at the start ...
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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro and screen resolution

I recently upgraded from Acrobat 9 Pro to Acrobat XI Pro, running on Windows 7. I keep my Display/Text size on "Larger" (150%) and it was never a problem with Acrobat 9 - the toolbars etc. were the ...
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Full Keyboard Navigation PDF Reader With Highlight Function on Windows

After being addicted to VIM, I feel I hate to move my hand out the keyboard to reach the mouse. I'm currently using Acrobat, sometimes I want to highlight some text. I have to select the highlight ...
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PDF wider than 200 inches is just white (Adobe Acrobat)

I have a PDF file that is quite wide and it looks like Adobe Acrobat can't handle PDFs being wider than 200 inches. The PDF document is just white. In the document prefs Acrobar tells me that the ...
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Removing identical element from all pages of a pdf

I have a pdf file with a text box at the bottom of each page that I'd like to remove. Is there a way to automate this process in acrobat or a similar program?
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Fixing Adobe Acrobat to Microsoft Word Line Munging

I have a PDF document that I am converting to Word using Adobe Acrobat (a recent version). The text converts perfectly fine, but the lines get screwed up. An excerpt from the original PDF looks ...
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Acrobat XI Pro: Moving text in front of drawing markups

I want to put a caption on a photograph. Text to be white. Due to the complex background it's hard to read. I'm drawing a black oval 70% opaque and want to put white text over the oval. Oval ...
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In Adobe Acrobat XI Pro, Page Numbers Are Off

I had a folder with 13 different PDF files. One for each chapter. Basically, I highlighted all of these files and combined them with Adobe Acrobat. Once it opened, though, page one on the book preview ...
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Open PDF in IE9 with Acrobat Reader XI

I have users who keep getting a "Do you want to open or save" window every time they click on a PDF. The PDF should be embedded in the webpage and open automatically. I've Googled extensively and I've ...
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OS X not reopening old windows of Adobe Acrobat on restart

When I restart my Mac and have it remember the old windows, it is able to do this correctly for all applications except Adobe Acrobat 10.1.10 I have checked if Acrobat is storing its old windows ...
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Strange behaviour by Adobe Acrobat after saving Outlook 2010 email as PDF

Whenever I open a PDF, saved from Outlook 2010, I want to start with and see first Screenshot 4. How can I achieve this? What are the problems? I added the orange numbers and yellow separators below. ...
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Open multiple instances of Adobe Acrobat Professional

When I run OCR on a PDF file using Acrobat, I am not able to use Acrobat at the same time to view or work with other PDF files. Is there anyway to get around this?
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Acrobat Distiller Item on Context Menu is not displayed

A few months ago, my husband installed a few software on my computer (Jedit, 7-zip). Afterward, I've noticed that when I right click on a .doc file, 2 of my context menu items have been displayed ...
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How to select a text within the Highlighted text in Adobe Acrobat?

I want to select part of the highlighted text in Adobe Acrobat. By using the select tool, when I want to select part of highlighted text, it selects all the highlighted text. For example as in the ...