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Adobe Reader extensions on linux

I have created a PDF form and enabled reader extensions with Adobe Pro 11 on windows. I want to use this form to be able to save data with a form but it doesn't seem to work with version 9.5.5 on ...
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I need to populate a text box with the value from one of two other text boxes based upon the selection made in a DropDown box

The DropDown box has three values: "None" "1st Lien Position" "2nd Lien Position" There are two other text boxes containing the values I need to copy into a third text box: Textbox 1: ...
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Acrobat XI Pro not responding issue

System Spec Windows 7 Professional x64 (all updates installed) Acrobat XI Pro including updates Sata III HDD i7 3770K CPU nVidia GTX 470 Asus P6X58D-E : link to asus page 24GB of RAM Corsair PSU ...
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How to remove a word multiple times in Acrobat?

I am looking at a pdf document with about 300 pages and each one of those pages contains the word "test", which I'd like to remove. So I am using Tools - Protection - Search & remove text in ...
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“Column Handler” for number of PDF pages in file manager; Also, Acrobat XI

I'm not exactly sure what terminology to use... In some advanced file manager apps (such as xyplorer2, XYplorer, or Total Commander) you can define your own columns for extra file information in ...
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Problems with pdf in stackedit.io [closed]

I was using stackedit.io to write up a paper, but I'm having problems converting it to a pdf document. I have used this website before and it worked fine, but it's not working anymore for some reason. ...
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Adobe Acrobat 11: how to select, move, edit objects

In Acrobat 9 pro, there was this neat little tool Edit Object (Touch Up), that gave you the possibility, to click on separate words of text while holding CTRL, and when the selection was made, then ...
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font looks thinner in adobe/acrobat reader

Why do fonts look thinner in adobe and different and richer in sumatra pdf. Sumatra Adobe Adobe reader settings:
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Why does player software fail to play movie in Acrobat Reader (Windows 7)?

I have created a pdf using beamer including movies by using the instruction: \movie[width=10cm,height=7cm]{Title}{videoname.avi} For previous versions of Acrobat Reader, I have never had a problem ...
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Combining files into PDF produces smaller file

I have a few jpg images that are around 50 MB all together, saved in PS at 12 quality. When I combine them into a PDF with Acrobat I get a tiny 5 MB file. Now I'm new to acrobat, but I looked around, ...
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Can't export comments of comparison between two PDFs, receiving error about “Tagging”/Tagged PDF

In Acrobat Pro I am receiving an odd error when attempt to export the comments on two compared PDFs: When the PDF was created, the content in it was not Tagged. Exporting comments into a Word ...
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How can I hide the error message “There was an error while copying to the Clipboard. An internal error occurred.”

I use Adobe Acrobat Pro X on Windows 7 x64 SP1. I keep having the error message "There was an error while copying to the Clipboard. An internal error occurred." while I hit Ctrl+C. The message is ...
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How to protect Adobe Acrobat XI files?

I want to protect the content of some PDF files (copy, edit, print). I tried to use password protection but it can be broken easily using tools like this. Looks like they use standard encryption ...
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Adobe Acrobat Review/Commenting Identity is not saved

I have a user whose commenting identity ( Edit->Preferences->Identity) won't save after closing Acrobat 9 Pro. So he has to type it in again every time he opens the program. It did remember his ...
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How do I prevent Visio from being prefixed when printing PDFs?

I use MS Visio often for corporate usage and whenever I print using the Adobe Acrobat printer, it always adds a Visio_filename.pdf prefix. No other program does this. I am not too sure where else to ...
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Resize PDF pages and expand white background

What I Have I have a PDF containing a series of photos. Each photo occupies an entire A4-sized page. That is, each page of the PDF contains 1 photo, and there is no border/background/canvas showing ...
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How to open a .zip / .tar.* file attached in a .pdf file in Adobe Reader/Acrobat XI?

When I try to open a pdf file on Adobe Reader XI (or even in Adobe Acrobat XI !!!) which has a .zip or a .tar.* file attached to it, I get the message: Acrobat cannot save the file attachment ...
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Stop editing text & images in Acrobat Pro XI

This may sound like a silly question, but how do you stop editing text & images in Acrobat Pro XI? Clicking on Edit Text & Images again under Content Editing does nothing. Clicking on the ...
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How to preserve spacing when converting txt file to pdf in Acrobat XI?

I need to convert .txt files to .pdf while preserving the spacing of characters. Currently, values that were lined up in the .txt file are being misaligned due to lines being compressed. I think this ...
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Adobe PDF Autozoom when Scrolling

On one particular PDF document, there is this really annoying behavior. If I set the zoom to 'Fit Window Width', when I scroll down (either scrolling with up down keys or scroll wheel), the moment I ...
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unable to load FDF's in firefox

If I go to Options -> Applications I see this: When I then view a PDF with an FDF in Firefox I get a "This PDF document might not be displayed correctly" warning and none of the fields are ...
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How can I combine several PDFs so that the first page of each PDF has an odd page number?

I combine several PDFs with Adobe Acrobat Pro XI: How can I combine several PDFs so that the first page of each PDF has an odd page number? (e.g. by inserting a blank page if needed at the end of ...
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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro: any option to invoke OCR tool with a keyboard hotkey (shortuct) only without mouse

As surprising as it may sound, I could not find any option to run from keyboard a command to start OCR (Optical character recognition) operation for the current document. Many (actually the most) in ...
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Acrobat Chrome extension printing index.html/parent directory

Below is an example of a few HTML files in a directory structure: example.com /contents index.html about.html sample.html If I try to use the Acrobat extension to convert about.html ...
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Adobe Acrobat X

Adobe Acrobat X is displaying my vector based pdf files as low resolution pixelated files, however when I open them in Adobe Reader they look perfect. Even the Acrobat start-up screen is pixelated. ...
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How to alsways show the attachement field in Outlook 2010/2013?

We will switch from Office 2003 to Office 2013 very soon. Unfortunate, it loses one extremely important functionality: If you open a multiple page PDF with Acrobat Standard (or Professional), you can ...
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PDF annotation with Okular 0.17.5 and libpoppler-qt4-4 0.22.5-4 in Debian Jessie

I would like to annotate PDFs, store the annotations in the PDF and be able to view the annotations with Adobe Reader or Foxit Reader. I am using Debian Jessie with the following packages: okular ...
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Acrobat X Pro measuring

I'm plotting drawings from Autocad to a .pdf. When I open the .pdf to use the measuring tool, everything is off by 1.41218 if the "Preferences" are set to "Use Scale and Units from Document". If I ...
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Move hidden text in pdf to front

I have this PDF Calculus book. But the image quality is poor. However, there seems to be a hidden text under the poor quality image. (I can search and mark the textfields). My question is: Do you ...
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PDF file is asking me to UPLOAD another PDF file. What it can be?

I met a PDF file with a placeholder for a logo. When I click this placeholder, it is asking to "upload" a logo. Pressing Browse... causes normal open file dialog appear, which is accepting only PDF ...
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Adobe Acrobat Xi Pro: PDF to Excel Export Workflow

I've seen that it's possible to export tabulated information within a PDF document to Excel (http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/pdf-to-excel-xlsx-converter.html) but this is a very manual process. ...
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How can I edit a pdf's css stylesheet?

I need a tool that will let me apply and edit a stylesheet to an existing pdf. The pdf is created on the fly from another program that accepts CSS at generation time. However without having anyway to ...
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Acrobat header footer: add hours and minutes

I know how to add footer and header in Acrobat X. http://help.adobe.com/en_US/acrobat/X/pro/using/WS58a04a822e3e50102bd615109794195ff-7ed5.w.html#WS58a04a822e3e50102bd615109794195ff-7ed3.w But I do ...
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Abobe Acrobat Won't Close After Passing To Outlook

Windows 7, Acrobat 10.1.9.22 Here' s the scenario... The user creates or opens PDF. They then go to either attach dialog which then opens Outlook email dialog. They finish emailing the attachment and ...
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Adding custome metadata to PDF using Acrobat X

I have some PDF tax files that I would like to separate by year. However, the year created / modified isn't necessarily the year I want to categorize it under. How can I add a "year" field to the ...
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Embedding index in pdf files [closed]

Are there any (free) tools for building an index of a pdf and embedding it in the file in order to speed up searching? I know Acrobat Pro has a catalog option but I was hoping for a free tool and ...
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Merge folders into multiple PDFs [duplicate]

I'm trying to export whole folder content into single PDF file and repeat this process for remaining folders i.e. In main project folder I have folders from 001 to 200 let say. Each folder contain ...
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How can I use Acrobat Pro to calculate the percentage of pages in a document that have more than x words of text? How can I do this in bulk?

I use ABBYY FineReader Pro 11 to OCR old documents, and I need to run a script through a folder of 800-some PDF files so that I can calculate how many pages out of the whole document have text on ...
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Can't insert PDF as object into WORD

I drag a .pdf file to a word document and get - The program used to created this object is AcroExch. That program is either not installed on your computer or it is not responding. To edit this ...
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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro: The PDF document contained image masks that were not downsampled

I am using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro to work with PDF documents, many of which I download from Google Books and read on my iPad. However, some of the Google Books PDFs are very large and slow to load on ...
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Acrobat: Adjust Subscript and Superscript Size for Tools > Content Modification > Add Text?

At present, when I click on either Subscript or Superscript under Tools > Content Modification > Add Text, Adobe Acrobat produces the result with a predetermined size. For example, when the font size ...
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How to analyze the space usage within pdf document?

I have this 7mb pdf that I made from 65 scanned B/W images. After OCR, the document becomes 32mb. I have never seen text taking up so much space. (in theory 25mb should give me 25 million letters ...
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Acrobat: How to set default properties for Add Text tool under Tools > Content Modification?

I tried Acrobat: How to set default font for text box tool? but how can the default font, size, colour, ... be set for the Add Text tool (under Tools > Content Modification). I'm not adverting to Sign ...
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how to encrypt a PDF file with a password?

I am looking to encrypt a PDF file with a password. My question is two-fold: is there a good software to do that for Mac OSx? I saw Acrobat has commercial software for that, but I am looking ...
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Numbered bullets appear distorted in output PDF

I am saving from Word 2013 to PDF using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro. However, numbered bullets appear distorted in the output PDF: Word screenshot | Adobe Acrobat/Reader screenshot I am guessing it's ...
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use adobe acrobat pro x actions to send email with a filled out BCC field

I want to have a button such that when I press it a already filled out email will be generated. This email will have the BCC field filled in with a constant string, and will have the PDF attached, ...
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use acrobat pro x actions to add a signiture

Im using acrobat pro x and Ide like to create an action that, among other things, adds a drag and droppable predefined signature to the top of the pdf. However, I cant find any such options in the ...
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Copy pdf text layer to another pdf

Suppose you've got 2 "scanned" pdf files. Large, but without text layer. Smaller (with lower quality images), but with correct text layer. Both files contain equal images, different only by their ...
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One Adobe Acrobat File Across Multiple Monitors

How can one open an Adobe Acrobat file across multiple monitors? For example, I use the Scrolling 2-Page feature but at higher magnifications, one screen can't contain both pages, so I'd like to ...
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Will Adobe Reader and Acrobat soon stop working inside Google chrome?

Google chrome developers are making two changes to help stop malicious plugins: one is to only allow extensions downloaded from the app store, and another is to disallow NPAPI extensions altogether. ...