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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 ...
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How do I use Adobe Acrobat's “combine supported files in Acrobat” feature from the command line?

The Windows version of Adobe Acrobat (not Adobe Reader) has a feature where I can select a group of files and hit "Combine supported files in Acrobat" in the context menu and it will present me with a ...
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How to set “Enable scrolling” as default in Adobe Acrobat 11

I have Acrobat Adobe 11.0.07 for OSX and I can't find a way to set "Enable scrolling" (in "View" -> "Page Display" as a default option. Is there a way?
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Bible on Acrobat PDF with a static/top/center navigation bar with drop down menus for Book, chapter/verse

I need to create a regular static navigation bar in all pages of my PDF Bible, so people can easily go to book/chapter/verse number. Here is an example of what it should look like: ...
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How to print my easy jet e-ticket with evince? [duplicate]

When i try to display a pdf file containg a easy jet flight ticket using linux debian evince 3.12.1 rending displays overlapped characters various places of ticket and on console i got many message ...
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How can I split pages in a scanned PDF in a single pass?

I have a scanned course and it has two pages, consecutive are showing as one page, how can I automatically split all the pages in one pass. Usually this is done by cropping odd and even pages and then ...
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Can I downscale from 600dpi to 300dpi for Adobe's ClearScan without running OCR again?

Practically changing dpi would be done by selecting the original scan and Recognize Text using OCR and then select the 300dpi But I already have a 600dpi ClearScan OCRed document and I want to ...
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Converting LaTeX Generated PDF to Word Using Acrobat XI

I've found myself, again, needing to live in both the land of LaTeX and Microsoft Word. I have Acrobat XI available, so I thought that I would just use it as a middle man in the conversion from LaTeX ...
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Find Key of Installed and Activated instance Adobe Acrobat Professional without using 3rd party tools

Have several copies of Acrobat Professional that were purchased previously, installed and activated. However there is no documentation of the serial numbers, the Adobe online account ID or any details ...
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Additional blank page opens up when a document is opened in Adobe Acrobat 9

A colleague of mine is using Adobe Acrobat 9 on a Windows 7 machine. When he opens a .pdf, Adobe Acrobat 9 opens the document but then also opens an additional blank page over the .pdf. This is quite ...
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Auto-Fill Textfields in PDF from external sites?

So I've got an editable PDF with 2 text fields. Name and EMail. The PDF is locally as in on my current PC. The database is remote, and has 2 fields called "Name" and "EMail". However it is not a ...
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Listing highlighted text in Acrobat XI Pro

I highlighted some text in a PDF: Is there any way to view the highlighted text in some list, like we can on Crocodoc (but ideally I would like to have an option not to chop the text): I'm ...
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we can not able to Copy Text from Word file to Pdf Directly in Text Box in 11 Pro

In Adobe 8 Pro we can able to Copy Text from Word file to Pdf Directly in Text Box and it was quite easy. But Now in 11 Pro text from word file copied as Stamp which get complicated. Can you give the ...
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Where is the scroll gone in Adobe PDF viewer?

So I am attempting to view a document and on the left hand side is a table of contents but unfortunately I am unable to locate a scroll bar or next-page button for this table of contents. Is there ...
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Adobe Reader cParent parameter TypeError, “invalid argument type” but menu items display

I've written some custom scripts for Adobe Acrobat Pro (I work with a lot of PDFs for scientific research) and they run just fine on Mac and Windows. Linux only has Adobe Reader, but I still managed ...
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Adding extra left margin in pdf print without using Acrobat Pro

I want to print out a large review article, available as a pdf, with an extra 1" left margin to facilitate getting it bound. I've heard it happens naturally in Acrobat Pro, but I don't have it and am ...
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Convert multiple pdf files to word file using batch sequence

This is my batch file to convert multiple PDF files to word, But I want to uncheck option RUN OCR IF NEEDED because the PDF files that needs to be converted have graphs and I want to make sure data ...
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How does “Scale relative to target page” option work in Acrobat when adding watermark

I just could not figure out how does the "Scale relative to target page" option in Acrobat calculate the size of the watermark based on the size of the page and the percentage of the option. Could ...
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Adobe Reader accessing MS proofing tools

I'm using Adobe Reader v11.0.0.7 When I try to attach a document (txt, doc, or whatever), I get the message: "Your AutoCorrect file, MSO2057.acl, could not be saved. The file may be read only, or ...
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Why Adobe Acrobat is asking for Proxy server username password

I have installed trial version of Adobe acrobat on my machine. Before launching it asks to sign in with Adobe Id. After successfully signing in it asks to enter proxy server username and password like ...
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Embedded link don't work after placing signature + Adobe reader

This is a strange problem. I prepare a document using LaTeX > PDF. The link as shown in figure 1 works and mouse cursor changes when I hover on it. After I place a signature the link however gets ...
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Show page thumbnails by default

When opening a document in Adobe Acrobat, I always click Page Thumbnails in order to see them. Can I change a setting such that the thumbnails show by default, so that I do not have to click it every ...
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How to make Acrobat distinguish pen and touch inputs?

I saw this post that claims that I can just use pen for highlighting while panning with a finger-touch input. For me input from both devices results in the same action that is currently selected. That ...