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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 trial not working

So, I had installed the trial version of Adobe acrobat 11 because I had some temporary work so buying the software is not really feasible. However, I was sent out of town for some work, and now that I ...
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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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prompted for vsafeid when open encrypted pdf, what ubuntu library can I use to decrypt the pdf automatically? [closed]

I got this when i used Adobe Acrobat reader to open an encrypted pdf I have the username and password. That's not the issue. The issue is I am trying to automate the document processing, so I need ...
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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 ...
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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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How to recover the serial number of an installed activated Adobe Acrobat XI Standard

I have an activated Adobe Acrobat XI Standard (Version 11.0.13) on my old PC and want to get it to my new PC. As you can guess though the title, I unfortunately I lost the CD where the Product Key ...
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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 ...
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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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How recover the Product Key of an installed activated Adobe Acrobat XI Standard [duplicate]

I have an activated Adobe Acrobat XI Standard (Version 11.0.13) on my old PC and want to get it to my new PC. As you can guess though the title, I unfortunately I lost the CD where the Product Key ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...