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Acrobat Previous/Next View not working anymore

I am using Adobe Acrobat Pro X. I used to have the option of moving around with Previous/Next View (Alt + Left/Right arrow). Lately, both buttons in the toolbar are always greyed out, and the ...
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Form Field Color Issue?

I created a form and I want to make all the "field" backgrounds transparent. Within Acrobats main preferences, I can shut this off and it looks great but is there a way to make sure that when someone ...
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Acrobat - Form - “Submit” to Email Not Working

I created a PDF Form with a "submit" button that is suppose to email the completed PDF form via the "default client".  This doesn't seem to work and I keep getting the following error, "An error ...
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“Remove hidden information”-Tool in Adobe Acrobat rasterizes document [possible BUG]

First off: I've asked this question in the official Adobe Forum (https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2178838), but no one seemed to be willing to reproduce the problem or look at it. I've also been in ...
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How to hide “open” and “create” from toolbar in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro?

How to hide "open" and "create" from toolbar in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro? Or how to remove the actual words "open" and "create and use only the icons to reduce the usage of valuable space in the toolbar.
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Can you use an SSL certificate provided by LetsEncrypt.org to digitally sign pdfs?

Let's say that I have an SSL cert (x.509 cert) that I use to provide my personal website via HTTPS. Is it possible to use this cert to digitally sign pdfs in Acrobat DC which come from me? Would I ...
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Adobe Acrobat 8 Pro

I have downloaded Adobe Acrobat 8 Pro and am following the Q&A comments, my question is when opening the programme it says I have to register. Is this a must, given that it is no longer supported?
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Adobe Acrobat DC could not open “--.”.pdf because it is either not a supported file type

This error occurs sometime when I attach PDF to my email messages. (My recipients sometimes get this error message.) This only happened when I started using Microsoft Outlook 365. When I use regular ...
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How to get Adobe Acrobat XI PDF Printer to convert PDF with Asian text to single page with same text?

I'm converting a two page pdf to a single page PDF with Japanese characters. Double to single page conversion goes fine except, I'm getting garbage characters in certain sets of text. I can convert it ...
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How to open a link in Adobe Reader

Certain PDF documents lose certain capabilities when opened on certain browsers. Suppose a document A.pdf has links to B.pdf, and A.pdf is opened on some browser. Is there a way that the links in A....
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Powerpoint to PDF Conversion Error: Black Headers Appearing

My problem deals with converting PowerPoint to PDF. When converting PPTX to PDF, the headers at times come out as a dark background. On my PC it works fine, however when I send this document to others,...
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Fonts not rendering on first load of document

I've been struggling with an issue when PDF's are being loaded into Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Reader, and even in the web browser plugin. First time the document is opened, at least Times New Roman is ...
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Accessing comment context menu in Adobe Acrobat Reader

I have received a bunch of comments on a PDF document and I would like to efficiently navigate through them in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. I have activated the single-key accelerators which are helpful, ...
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How can I reproduce all formatting in another version of the same PDF?

Using Adobe Acrobat DC (15.016), my grandfather added links, new text, and highlighted existing text on a PDF of 600 pages (hereafter PDF1) that somehow was corrupted because strangely, even after ...
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What happens when certificates created by Acrobat expire?

If I create a certificate using Adobe Acrobat to encrypt PDFs, I notice that the certificate has an expiration date (5 years after its creation date) when looking them up on Certmgr. My question is, ...
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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro Settings for Marquee Zoom and Full page?

I worked on a lot of Maps and review them almost daily..My question to you how can I change the settings or preferences for the following: Make Marquee Zoom permanent Make the "Fit one full page" ...
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Font not recognized Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

I've some problems installing the Din font in different versions: Regular, Medium and Bold. All styles are listed under the same font name on Windows Font utility, but Adobe Acrobat XI Pro recognize ...
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How to compress Tesseract-encoded PDFs while maintaining embedded text from OCR?

I've been experimenting with using Tesseract to OCR my PDFs, and it has been mostly successful, particularly with German Fraktur texts (the old style gothic print), which tools like Adobe Acrobat can'...
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Secure a PDF document on a future date

I'd like to "secure" a PDF document on some future date (specified by me). By "secure" I mean either of the following: the document becomes encrypted with a password (and cannot be open without one) ...
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How to adjust the unbalanced margins of a pdf file in adobe acrobat pro

I've a pdf file, whose margins are not, deservedly, set. As the image does show, left margin is something considerable, in comparison with the right one, which is trivial: Typical pdf page. I am ...
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Find Key of Installed and Activated instance Adobe Acrobat Professional

I viewed the following thread: Find Key of Installed and Activated instance Adobe Acrobat Professional without using 3rd party tools I found my encrypted key, but I can't decrypt because I don't ...
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Adobe Acrobat - deleting pages without changing page numbers?

Is it possible to delete/extract pages in Acrobat without changing page numbers? Right now after each deletion/extraction pages get automatically renumbered. When the pages themselves aren't ...
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Windows 7 installer for Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing PDF files is broken

Below is a screen shot I received in step 3 of 3 during the Adobe Acrobat Reader installer. In step 1, I had to choose my operating system, which is Windows 7. Before clicking the "Install Now" ...
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How to clear the recent files list in Adobe Acrobat Professional DC on Mac?

Does anyone how to go about clearing the "recent files" list in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC on Mac OS X? As soon as the application opens, a list of recently opened PDFs is displayed. I know there is a ...
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Acrobat XI Pro how to suppress Action Wizard messages

I'm running the Action Wizard in Acrobat on Windows 7 to convert files to OCR PDFs. Each time it processes a file a window pops up and the Action Wizard overrides anything else I might be doing on my ...
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use same data in multiple forms - PDF

I need to fill out the same permission form very often and it is very tedious to put in my information every time. Using Adobe Acrobat Pro, is it possible to use the same data from form fields in ...
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Acrobat fullscreen mode not working as intended on Microsoft Surface

I have a .pdf file that uses lots of javascript-driven buttons, and which must be displayed on a Microsoft Surface in fullscreen mode. Everything works exactly as intended, with one exception: If a ...
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How can I speed up saving/processing of pdfs?

I work in printing and I frequently get large pdfs (2000 pages) and saving them and imposing them takes FOREVER even if I chunk it into say 10 files of 200 pages. The main culprits seems to be ...
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Hard to remove 2 metadata fields in PDF using Acrobat XI Pro (Mac)

Under the "Get Info" screen of the PDF file, More Info, How do I remove the metadata for "Encoding Software" and "Where From" ? If I open this PDF in Acrobat XI Pro (Mac) and open File/Properties/...
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Acrobat XI add text from Excel spreadsheet to multiple different PDF pages

I need to add QTY and Note fields to multiple independent pdfs Example: PDF#1 needs to add QTY and Note Text from Part #1's Row PDF#2 needs to add QTY and Note Text from Part #2's Row ETC. I tried ...
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Adobe Acrobat and Word Crashing on Save

I've been trying to debug this for weeks but with no success. EVerytime I login with the client remotely, I and they can't replicate the problem. It is also random. Not everytime for the same files. ...
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How to remove side panel from opening by default on Adobe Reader in IE9?

In Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, IE9, does anyone know how to remove side panel from opening by default? <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <html> ...
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Is it possible to tone down the brightness of Adobe Reader?

My textbook is a PDF file so I spend lots of time reading pages in Adobe Reader. The problem is the white background in Adobe reader is really bright and distracting. I've already turned down the ...
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PDF Batch Process Edit Bookmark Properties - Acrobat Pro

I created bookmarks in pdf using pdftk. But all the bookmarks are set to zoom to fit. I want to edit the properties of all the bookmarks to zoom to width. I have acrobat pro. Please help.
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Mass importing bookmarks into Adobe Acrobat PDF

I have a large scanned PDF file which I want to make easier to navigate via adding a list of bookmarks. I have created a simple list of bookmark titles and page numbers in notepad like so: Title ...
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How do I print a web page as a PDF from Firefox (using Adobe) without the URL in the footer?

I have Adobe Acrobat installed on my Windows 7 machine, and I'm trying to print a webpage as a PDF from Firefox. When I do, the URL of the page is automatically placed in the footer. I did uncheck the ...
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Fonts in Adobe Reader

When I convert a particular document from .doc format to a .pdf file, the Shebrew font turns into small boxes in Adobe Acrobat. When I try to print the document, it prints small boxes rather than ...
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corrupted font after flattening

I have a large PDF that contains several drawings. The file has been stamped by others and flattened. When I added my stamped and flattened the fonts became corrupted randomly throughout the drawing. ...
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PDF from ghostscript appears blank in acrobat reader

I have (3 pretty large) PDF files which I obtain using ghostscript from a single source pdf generated with xelatex (both under ubuntu linux). The 3 files select different regions from the source, like ...
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Filling out text in a dropdown field in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

I have a form that I'm working on that has several drop down fields for country selection. Unfortunately, my country doesn't appear in the drop down. Is there any way I can change the form from a drop ...
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Best way to clean up a PDF without increasing file size massively

I scan a lot of A4 notes that I write up, but a lot of my old ones have staple holes in them. Some of these scans also have slight imperfections such as a small dot (dirt) on them, which really bugs ...
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Secured pdf says signing is allowed, but I can't seem to do it

The pdf in question is from the government of Canada. Here is the a link to the file, and here is the website. When I open the file in adobe acrobat, I can edit all the forms, but can't add a ...
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How can I complete a PDF form with Adobe Acrobat Pro so that I can use ISO 8601 (i.e., yyyy-mm-dd) to input date field?

How can I complete a PDF form with Adobe Acrobat Pro so that I can use ISO 8601 (i.e., yyyy-mm-dd) to input date field? By default, it's mm-dd-yyyy or mm-dd-yy: I use Adobe Acrobat Pro XI with ...
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How to view PDF in Artbox?

I have a PDF, which by default it displays the pages in Trimbox/Bleedbox sizes. But if I "crop" something, clearly you can see that there is an Artbox outside. How can I set the default display to ...
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Read pdf with minimum white margin

I have a pdf file which originates from MS Word (*.docx). I want to read / print it out with minimum white margin. I have tried converting the pdf file back to *.docx. Although I can edit the white ...
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Make ComboBox Search List as User Types

I have been researching this for weeks now, and have not been able to locate what should be a simple solution to a simple problem. I have an Adobe Pro XI form with a ComboBox that has a very large ...
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how to change color in pdf file

Example of the problem in the PDF file: How can I remove the blue color from this PDF file? Acrobat Reader does not recognize it as background or highlighted text. The pro version allows me to ...
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Can I install all Adobe updates and just reboot at the end?

I found a post detailing how to upgrade Adobe Acrobat Pro 8.0.0 to 8.3.1. It involves downloading 13 different patches, and it says you have to reboot after installing each patch. I imagine that ...
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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 ...