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Adobe Acrobat: PDF export to image, poor fonts quality

I have a trouble with PDF file export to image in Adobe Acrobat Pro. Fonts looks great thanks to "smooth text" option in Acrobat. But when I export pdf as an jpg/png image, fonts looks terrible in ...
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Printing a PDF consisting of pages of different sizes

I have combined several PDF documents into one using Adobe Acrobat. Some of the original files are 11 x 7 and I cannot get them to print, so the whole document shows up on 8½ x 11, and the borders are ...
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How do I edit the printing margins \ borders of a PDF, in Adobe Acrobat Pro or Soda PDF Pro, in order to print the PDF?

I'm running Windows 7 I have a PDF doc that is a 48 page users manual. I am wanting to print it, but 48 pages would be a waste. So I tried to combine 4 of the PDF pages onto one printed page. I am ...
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Why is Adobe Acrobat Pro taking up so much space? [closed]

I always notice that Adobe Acrobat takes up a bunch of space, like 2GB or more frequently. I just looked at my home PC and the same program is taking up 5GB. Ugh what? Why? Is there a way I can ...
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Duplicate fields on the same page, on an Adobe PDF form

I have a section of an Adobe PDF form which will contain a list of items, I want to be able to add as many items to this list as neccessary and for it to push the rest of the content down. I am using ...
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Convert PMD to PDF, without PageMaker

A colleague sent me a couple of PMD files made 12 years ago. I don't have PageMaker or InDesign (he neither). Can I convert them to PDF without buying software? Preferably online or with legal ...
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Password-protected PDF not opening on Linux

I have a PDF document (from the British Library via interlibrary loan) which is password protected via some sort of remote validation of the password. I tried to open it on Ubuntu 14.04, which ...
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How to make a page number “Cover” in Acrobat

In Acrobat, I know how to change page numbers to numbers, but how do I change a page number to "Cover"? Thanks!
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Save Microsoft Word 2010 document as PDF and preserving inter-document bookmarks

Using Microsoft Word 2010, on Windows 7 Enterprise Edition, without any PDF-generation COM add-ins/add-ons installed: Is it possible to save documents that have hyperlinks pointing to bookmarks in ...
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Why does Adobe Acrobat Pro DC sanitize and remove hidden information double document size?

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC on Mac OS X Yosemite and find that when I run the Sanitize or Remove Hidden Information tools the document size grows dramatically. For example, my Acrobat file of 21 ...
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Adobe Acrobat X Professional - can I print to PDF and overwrite the file currently open?

Essentially, I would like a way to quickly turn comments and annotations into objects on the page of a PDF file, so that when I email the file and I want someone to be able to see my comments, the ...
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How to install multiple versions of Acrobat Reader on linux [duplicate]

My OS is Fedora 21 - 4.0.4-202.fc21.x86_64 GNU/Linux I often need to read pdf academic papers that are protected by the FileOpen plugin (DRM). FileOpen website offers updated plugins for the latest ...
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How to add bookmarks exactly at the location near a page's edge in Acrobat?

In a PDF file, sometimes a header is located near the line between two pages. In this condition, if I added a bookmark to mark this heading, Acrobat will automatically adjust it to the line instead of ...
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Font contains bad /Widths - PDF error

I have PDF file which designed very long before and its contains some fonts which are unavailable in my new computer. The PDF file shows the blank white space in adobe reader, but if I open it in my ...
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hyperlink word table of figures in pdf

I save a word document with both Table of Contents and Table of Figures. I create a PDF using Adobe Acrobat. The table of contents in the PDF document are hyperlinked. The table of figures is not. Any ...
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Setting keyboard shortcut to maximize Acrobat window in Mac OS X

I set a keyboard shortcut to maximize windows using the System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts feature in OS X, specifically setting a 'App Shortcuts' under 'All Applications' to the item 'Zoom' ...
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How to change efficiently a font throughout the entire PDF document?

Suppose that a PDF contains fonts X and Y throughout. How can I change only X to Z, for the ENTIRE PDF, efficiently (ie WITHOUT editing each text box)? I'm using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro 11.0.09 on ...
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Hide text unless user hovers over or highlights text (Microsoft Word 2013 save as PDF)

I am writing homework questions in Word 2013. I save as PDF and give students the PDF. I'd like to have the answer given immediately after each homework question, but with it hidden, unless the ...
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Print and Preferences Dialog Boxes Too Large

Having a strange issue that I've never come across before, and although some existing forum questions seem to have similar problems, I have yet to find an answer that satisfies the issue. A user came ...
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Adobe PDF Preview Handler Error in Windows Explorer

I virtualized the installation of Adobe Acrobat Pro XI v11.0.11 together with Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 v14.0.7015.1000 x86, carried out on Windows 7 Enterprise v6.1.7601 x64, making use ...
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Possible to create reflowable PDF that can by customised by the end user?

I'm looking to see if it's possible to create something a PDF document that can do two things for a client: a) contain reflowable content, more specifically expanding/collapsing sections. Content ...
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Increase PDF margins by reducing size of content (without changing overall page size)

I have a poster I want to print but the margin around it is not big enough. Is there a way to resize the content so there is more whitespace, without changing the overall size of the page?
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Adobe Acrobat 9 viewer doesn't save filled out form fields in Chrome

I have Adobe Acrobat 9 installed and use it to fill out PDF forms online. Problem is, in Google Chrome the Adobe Acrobat viewer seems to be more limited: it doesn't show the message above the ...
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Open Attached File with Link

I'm trying to attach a non-pdf file to my pdf document, and open the file in the user's default program when a link is clicked. The help material for Acrobat describes how to link to a certain page ...
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Computer slowing down after several Print to PDF requests

I recently asked about Memory not unloading and was helped by the answers I've got, but recently understood the problem is something different, so I'm posting a new question. The problem is that when ...
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PDF form validations not working

I have created a PDF form with using Adobe Acrobat and added javascript validations on text-boxes like email and telephone numbers. When I fill them with using adobe reader they will validate ...
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How to identify Microsoft Word Elements

I have used Acrobat PRO to convert a PDF file to a Microsoft Word .docx file. The Word document contains a few tables. In the last row of the table, are two shadowed boxes. I am attaching a .jpg as an ...
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How do I flatten signatures in Acrobat 11 Pro?

I want to "flatten" signatures in Acrobat 11 such that someone else with Acrobat Pro cannot just lift them off as images that can be saved. Is that possible?
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Disable Adobe Sign-in - Acrobat DC

I've packaged an install for Acrobat DC using the Creative Cloud Packager, everything installs correctly but during testing I noticed that every time I launch Acrobat DC or open a PDF a window will ...
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unable to type some characters in adobe acrobat and unable to insert table

I came across two problems. first, I am unable to type some specific letter, like upper case R,E,+ and so on, but I can type other upper case letter like upper case T. If I am trying to type, they ...
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Why does performing OCR in Adobe create a much larger document?

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Pro XI on Macintosh OS X Yosemite and I've noticed that doing OCR sometimes creates a much larger document. For example, I scanned a four page document and got a 458K ...
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Memory not Unloading [closed]

One of our PC's is not unloading it's memory during certain tasks. The main one is when they choose to print a file to PDF. Select File Open in Adobe Acrobat Print to PDF Save and Close This is ...
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Default Adobe reader 9 with internet exp

have 2 PDF apps installed: Adobe Reader 9 and adobe professional 6. For whatever reason, professional 6 is the default PDF plugin for Internet Explorer and not open the file. How do I make Adobe ...
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Error while exporting comments from Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro

I want to export the comments made on my PDF file into word format. I'm using Windows 7 with Acrobat 9 Pro. I also have MS Office 2013 installed and running. When I click on the Comments Menu and ...
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How do I change Adobe Acrobat background?

How do I change the default adobe Acrobat's background ? I want to put it from disgusting dark-gray to beautiful and masterful pure white, is it ? I don't talk about the page's background but I'm ...
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Adobe Acrobat save PDF files to Sharepoint (Online Account)

I do the following: Open PDF document in Adobe Acrobat XI Version 11.0.10 File > Save As... Save to Online Account > New Account... Check SharePoint Type in library path example: ...
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Postscript distill error after removing “eexec”

I'm trying to distill a postscript file that I created. After I open the .ps file in notepad and remove "mark currentfile eexec...cleartomark" and use the Adobe distiller, I get the error message: ...
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PDF w/Security - Removing “mark currentfile eexec” trick isn't working when I distill

I'm trying to copy the text from a PDF into Excel. Problem is the PDF is password protected disabling the copy function. The text can easily be copied used Windows XPS viewer, Onenote, and other ...
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PDF extraction renders strips of images

I have permission to use images from a catalog in my online ads (I resell their products) but they won't give me the image files (I'm a small reseller) Their catalog is available as PDFs. I've ...
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PDFs as extremely small file size (i.e. less than 20kb)

What do I need to do in order to produce PDF invoices with a file size smaller than 20kb? Example PDF I create invoices for a small business and I have 60,000+ invoices stored as PDFs (non scanned) ...
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Acrobat creating acrolock#######.tmp files?

I had a user the other day who was having issues saving PDF files using Acrobat. What they were trying to do was simply open the PDF file in question, make a simple change, and save the file back as ...
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DVD drive seems to spin at a high speed with no disk inside - But CPU fan is the culprit, because of CPU high temperature

I am using Windows 7 (x64) and my DVD drive starts spinning slowly, then goes faster and keeps running so for tens of minutes: exactly the same behaviour as to normally use a disk, but with no disk! ...
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How to selectively bulk-delete images from PDF file

Selectively removing one single image from a PDF is straightforward. Bulk-deleting all images from a PDF is also straightforward. But is there a way to selectively remove many images from a file in ...
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How to search and highlight long passages in a PDF file?

I made several highlights on Kindle Touch to PDF files. Kindle saves the highlighted text in a separate file, not on the PDFs themselves. I have all the text of the passages I want highlighted, what I ...
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Make exported pdf from Indesign with framed content to be cropped, not clipped

I've exported a pdf file with some content framed from InDesign. The content is a linked/embeded file (most of the times other pdfs). If I resize the frame of the content I placed to the portion I ...
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Windows explorer stops showing PDF's in the preview pane

Some users in our office use the preview pane in the windows explorer to view PDF's. After a while (~an hour) the preview pane no longer shows the preview. On one PC, it says "No preview available" ...
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How to put the floating read mode toolbar at the top instead of at the bottom in acrobat reader

I want the floating toolbar read mode to be at the top instead of at the bottom, how can I change it? If I open a document, the toolbar appears by default at the bottom, I can put it at the bottom, ...
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Is there a way to just highlight with no comments in Acrobat Pro XI?

I have Acrobat Pro XI and I want to simply highlight text in a PDF to share with someone else. When I use the highlighter tool, it automatically creates a comment, which is simply the highlight text. ...
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How to replace a horizontally long PDF page by slicing it into several new pages?

I have a special PDF file, with 2 horizontally "long" pages. I would like to transform this PDF into one with 8 pages, by slicing each original "long" page into 4 identically sized pages. I know I ...
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How to set up a Macro/Hotkey to convert or batch convert PDF to word (with OCR)?

I frequently (like 10+ times a day) need to convert pdf's to word. I use the "Save as" feature in Acrobat Pro. Is there any good way to speed up this process, and boil it down to one click? Ideally, a ...