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Color/Opacity Loss when converting XLSX to PDF using Acrobat IX

It's all in the title. I've got an excel file I need converted to PDF for printing, and exporting it using either the Save As... function or the 'Create PDF' option in the Acrobat Ribbon both result ...
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PDFMOutlookAddin.dll not compatible with Outlook 2016

Adobe has informed me that the reason I can no longer print PDF Portfolios from email is that they have not yet patched their PDF plug-in (PDFMOutlookAddin.dll) to work with Outlook 2016, despite the ...
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How to change default font in 'Add Text', in Adobe Acrobat?

I ask about changing the default font permanently all future sessions, only for the 'Add Text' feature as depicted: The following answer dates at Jun 30, 2015; so have there been any updates? ...
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Flatten THEN Submit Form from Reader

I have a acrobat form that needs to be flattened before submitting for the purposes of comparing documents. As of right now, the form submits as expected, but to review correct answers against the ...
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Adobe Acrobat X Pro will not open - No Error

Acrobat X Pro will not open PDFs. Acrobat installed as part of CS6. Reader opens the files just fine. Uninstall and re-install fail. Found a solution in here that works, but the issue just comes ...
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Interlace PDF documents, replacing existing matching pages?

I have two PDF documents. One with a bunch of pages, and a second with fewer pages which supersede the the same named pages in the first PDF document. For instance, document1 has: M1.01 M1.02 ...
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Sometimes the Hand tool of Acrobat Reader has an arrow?

Sometimes, in Adobe Acrobat Reader of PDF reader, the hand tool has an arrow on it and in this condition, it will jump a page or a half ahead if clicked. How to configure that so the hand tool can ...
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Batch fill pdf form from Excel, csv, tsv

I know that I can fill the pdf form, from tsv by using More form options > Import data in acrobat pro. But this fills out only one form with only one row of information. I want to batch fill and ...
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Word to PDF conversion: Fonts look crisp at 150% zoom but fuzzy at the desired 100% zoom

Is there a way to force the PDF to optimize text rendering for a zoom factor of 100%? I've written an IT Textbook (on Advanced Excel) in MS Word and I'm trying to create a crisp PDF. I know that ...
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Acrobat opens on wrong monitor without header visible

I have two monitors, one in landscape and the other in portrait mode to make it easier to read and annotate full pages of PDFs. The first PDF opens in that location without a problem. Unfortunately, ...
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Object pushed to back upon export to PFD in Adobe Illustrator

I inserted a vector graphic in my Adobe Illustrator document: Then I exported the Adobe Illustrator document to PDF, and opened the exported PDF in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI, where I saw that the vector ...
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How to enable import form data in Adobe Reader

I currently have a pdf form open in Adobe Reader for which I would like to fill out using an XML file. However, under the extended features tab, the option to import data is greyed out (exporting data ...
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How can a scanned document have multiple layers in resulting PDF?

A colleague and I find ourselves at odds about the details of a transaction. As proof to support his claims, I asked him to send me a copy of an invoice form he received with an order. The colleague ...
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PDF thumbnails are not created

In Windows Explorer thumbnails for PDF-files aren't created. It just displays the icons, other files (such as jpg's) work fine. I've already tried every solution I could find on the internet. Registry ...
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How can I decrease PDF's margine while printing?

I have an e-book(for A4 size-portrait) with border and margin of about 2 cm. Since the fonts are a bit big, I want to print two pages on same side of A4 paper(in landscape) and zoom a bit by ...
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How to print only PDF pages with searched text

In a PDF Document with 200> pages, I want to print only the ones containing a given search text. However it seems that Acrobat Reader is not able to do this. I can print only selected pages, but I can ...
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Remove the layer information from Adobe PDF

I make lots of drawings in AutoCAD and convert them to PDF and pass it on to the client. What I do not want the client to see in the drawings, is the different layer information that PDF is ...
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How can I set up a batch process for watermarking and printing pdf files?

I want to automate a process of applying individual watermarks to and printing a fair number of .pdf files. My main program for handling .pdf files is Adobe Acrobat Pro XI. Acrobat has a feature ...
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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 ...