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This action cannot be completed because the file is open in another application - Adobe PDF

I have about 190 Adobe PDF files that contain Cisco CCNA Labs. I have the files in a folder on my desktop called "CCNA Labs". For some reason, I can rename the files without any issues, but as ...
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Adobe Acrobat - Limit input of a number Filed in a range 0-10

I have this form In which you have to enter some scores from 1 to 10 and in the last field you have the sum of the previous fields. So far so good, I have the fields where you can only enter numbers ...
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PDFmaker freezing/crashing computer?

I convert a lot of Word documents and Powerpoints into PDFs for work. Lately my computer has consistently been freezing about once a week. I don't have enough time to sit around and wait for it to ...
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Opening a PDF Attachment with an in-document Link

I need to set up a PDF to meet the following criteria: Contains attached PDFs Attached PDFs can be opened with a link (or similar object) within the document itself Opening the new document does ...
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How do I set a default form box text alignment in Adobe Acrobat?

I am running Adobe Acrobat XI on a Mac, OS X Yosemite. When I create a PDF from a DOCX Word document and make it an editable form, the text alignment defaults to Centered. How do I change the default ...
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Adobe Document Language Setting Does Not Hold

I have Adobe Acrobat X Pro. I am trying to straighten up some language settings on PDFs for accessibility purposes. I go into Adobe Acrobat, go into the document properties, change the document ...
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xml-file for setting Adobe Acrobat Reader as default program for pdf-files

I want to set adobe acrobat reader dc as default program for pdf-files. Windows 10 opens pdf files default with edge and there I have printing problems. So i decided to determine the default ...
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How do I change page scaling while printing a PDF on Windows 10?

I deal with a lot of poster-sized PDF files. In older versions of Acrobat Reader, when printing you could change the scaling (so it would shrink to one page, or split across multiple printer pages). ...
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Does Adobe Acrobat XI Pro have a tooltip feature?

Does Adobe Acrobat XI Pro have a feature that allows you to hover over text or an entry field (or anything) -- and display hover-over help info. This would not be on a web page. This would be a ...
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Adobe Reader linking files issue

Question is - Is it possible to create links from one file to another (all are pdfs) that will remain working after moving the files from one location to another? Ie. you've got one file that's ...
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Cannot comment and annotate a specific .pdf file with acrobat reader

I have Acrobat Reader 10.1.4 on mac (10.6.8). For some reason, I can't add comments to one specific file. It works okay for other files. The comment button is not clickable. I am sure I have read and ...
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Is there a shortcut to jump to the Top/Bottom of the current page in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC?

I know how to jump to the top or bottom of the document; To jump to the top of the document: HOME To jump to the bottom/end of the document: END Is there a shortcut to jump to the Top/Bottom of the ...
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Can't Embed Arial/ArialMT to PDF from Word?

I have a Word document in Cambria which I converted to PDF. However, the PDF oddly had ArialMT font in its properties that was not embedded. Fiddling around a bit, I found that it was inserting ...
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How to recover from a “cropped” PDF?

In this post, it discusses how to really crop a PDF. I am asking, for an already cropped PDF with the cropped information still being hidden, is it possible to recover them? So that when I open the ...
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Custom scale printing in Adobe Acrobat

I have Acrobat X Pro and read Choose File > Print. Click Size, and choose one of the following options: Fit Scales small pages up and large pages down to fit the paper. Shrink Oversize Pages ...
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Microsoft Edge keeps taking over PDF file open/association

Every few days the file association for PDFs on my Windows 10 machine switches to Microsoft Edge. I then right click on a PDF, choose "Open With -> Choose Another App", select Acrobat from the list, ...
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Font missing while editing forms using Acrobat

I want to added some form in a PDF template using Acrobat, I'm not allow to modify that template. Since labels in that template are in a font called STXiHei, I want to make my forms the same. However ...
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when I export in pdf is possible to extend text over markup area in Word If the some pages has no comments

I have this problem: some document pages have comments other pages did not. If I want export to PDF - I have no possibility to eliminate the comments space because word it consider like indipendent ...
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Adobe Reader keeps freezing when multiple windows are open

I need to have multiple PDF's open at once, and after about 10 minutes Adobe Acrobat Reader freezes. I'm running Windows 8.1 64bit and have the latest version of reader. The computer had been running ...
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Acrobat - Possible to create custom link to text box/section?

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC to finish a manual I am building. I'm trying to link certain areas of the manual to other areas (i.e. create an active hyperlink that takes to user to a different ...
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Scheduled batch OCR scanning with Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

I have setup a Batch Process in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro and I was just wondering if it was now possible to schedule this batch to run? I have read some old posts that this was not possible, but nothing ...
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Linking Between PDF's

Imagine that I have two PDFs. One is a Short-Letter that is approximately 3 pages long. The other is a Long-letter. Short letter cites to specific paragraphs in long letter (not pages). I want to go ...
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How remove Adobe acrobat reader DC tool bar unwanted buttons/links?

Adobe acrobat reader DC has added whole bunch of button/links on toolbar. I would like to get rid of Home, tools, Document, Help, Mobile, and Sign In (Please see the screenshot). Is there anyway to ...
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Acrobat Reader DC and last open page

Lately I had been using Acrobat Reader DC to do the annotations. And I sync the pdf documents using Dropbox, so that I can read documents across machines. One of the feature of Acrobat Reader DC, it ...
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Acrobat Reader DC Save always asking for file location

It seems like there is no difference between Save and Save As in Acrobat Reader DC. Every time I hit Save after editing a file, a Save As dialogue pops up. I want Acrobat Reader to automatically save ...
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How do I overcome my visibility issue with scanned PDF files?

I'm a visually impaired person. I need to create mathematical PDF documents using latex. I'm using Windows XP SP3 with High Contrast Black (Large) display scheme because my eyesight isn't ...
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how to activate overprint and transparency flattener options in Adobe Illustrator cs6

I used to save PDF with extracted Text from Illustrator using the overprint and transparency flattener options without any problem till yesterday. yesterday I cleaned up my PC using AVG PC TuneUp ...
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How do I get Acrobat Pro to close automatically when I close a PDF?

When I open a PDF, Acrobat Pro 11 opens automatically to read it. That's great. But when I'm done reading/editing that PDF and I close the window, Acrobat stays open, and I have to right click -> ...
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How can I garbage collect PDFs that abnormally grow with Adobe Acrobat Pro DC?

Using the Adobe Acrobat Pro DC on Mac OS X El Capitan, I find that when I edit a file, it grows over time at a rate that is greater than reasonable for my edits. Presumably, there is a bug in Adobe, ...
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How to open a PDF embedded in Word document if I do not have the same (or compatible) version of Acrobat as the creator of the Word document?

I occasionally receive Word documents (older style that has .doc extension) that have PDF files embedded in them. Recently I have noticed that when I try to open these PDFs, I get this error "The ...
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Templates text box in Adobe Acrobat

I use text boxes to comment on pdfs, and there are abut 50 comments that I reuse often with minor changes. currently, I am just copying the text from a word file, and pasting it a text box in the pdf. ...
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Use Combo Box Export Value when Printing PDF

I added an Adobe Combo Box Acrofield to my pdf. When creating a combo box, you supply an item name and an optional export value. The export value is used when you export the file to an image, word ...
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Why does the text in my PDF become invisible when I switch to another text field?

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC to view a PDF file that somebody else created. There are editable text fields in the document that I can write text in, like this: But when I switch to another ...
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Finding words with certain attributes, Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

Is there a way to find words (similar to the way you can look for certain words with Ctrl + F) with certain attributes, eg. Bolded?
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Root object is missing error on PDF

I am trying to view a PDF online and when Acrobat Pro X tries to open it in IE 11 I get the error "The root object is missing." If I chose to save the PDF to my local system I can open it just fine ...
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Webi document export to pdf

Is it possible to change the default Initial view in a adobe document to always show Bookmarks pane, whenever any adobe document is opened.
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Write registry entries for retail Adobe Acrobat from instructions for Enterprise Edition

Here are the instructions for offline activation of the the Enterprise version of Adobe Acrobat. https://www.adobe.com/devnet-docs/acrobatetk/tools/AdminGuide/licensing.html See activation Exception ...
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Is it possible to view separate PDFs side by side in Adobe Reader DC?

In the older versions of acrobat reader, each file opened in a separate window and you could manually size them so you could read two at once or with a widescreen, maybe even have a third program open ...
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How to read hidden text in pdf files

I have some pdf files I downloaded from the Internet that seem to have a lot of hidden text that I cannot see or read but the find function lists words I search for. I have current version of the fee ...
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Adobe Acrobat DC - Remove the phone home

I just installed Adobe Acrobat DC, and it warned me that it will now collect lots of information on how I use the product, and send it to Adobe. It claimed I can shut this off, but I've gone through ...
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Adobe Acrobat DC - Removing or editing the giant menu bar

Adobe DC now shows a giant menu bar at the top, with Home / Tools / Documents / etc. This bar is annoying, because, at least by default, it takes up a huge piece of the screen, and shows Adobe ads ...
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Easier way to highlight text in Adobe Acrobat?

When I read PDF, I constantly highlight text. But the distance between the text and the Highlight button is quite far, like this: and this becomes very annoying when I need to do a lot of ...
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In Adobe Acrobat how do I set the spacing (single space or double space) of a content box?

I am running Adobe Arot XI version 11.0.0. How do I set the spacing (single space or double space) of a content box? I have searched the controls which appear on the right-hand-side of the application ...
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With Adobe Acrobat how do I replace all instances of one font with another font throughout the pdf document?

I need to carry out a global font substitution in Adobe Acrobat. In particular, I would like to know, with Adobe Acrobat how do I replace all instances of one font with another font throughout the ...
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In Adobe Acrobat 11 how do I use a font present in a pdf document but grayed out in the application font list?

I am using Adobe Acrobat 11.0.0. I have opened a pdf document I received from someone. The document has some text in the Helvetica Neue LT Std font. I would like to modify that text. The choose Edit | ...
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Saving Word 2010 Document to PDF with Index

I need to save a Word 2010 document to PDF to send to the printer. The problem is that the PDF file is 16 pages shorter (408 vs 424) than the Word document, so the references in the Index no longer ...
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Adobe Acrobat Pro: Error 110 “The document could not be saved.”

I opened a PDF, highlighted some text, tried to save it, and got the following error message, which preventing me from saving the amended PFD: The document could not be saved. There was a problem ...
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Tables in PDF replaced with media players

I have a document that for some reason has had all of its tables with data turned to media players. If I hover over it it gives me a tooltip "Click to Activate". I did it and Adobe Acrobat said I need ...
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How can I fix a typo I inserted when correcting an OCR suspect?

I inserted a typo when I was correcting an OCR suspect in Acrobat Pro XI. I saw my error just as I clicked "Accept & Find." Where/How can I fix it? Thanks
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Viewing PDF in “kiosk mode”

I have built an interactive PDF for a client using Adobe Acrobat and I am just preparing it to be sent to them, when I view it in regular view or fullscreen all the buttons work fine that I have made ...