Adobe Acrobat is Adobe's family of Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) management software.

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How do I overcome my visibility issue with scanned PDF files?

I'm a visually impaired person. I need to create mathematical PDF documents using latex. I'm using Windows XP SP3 with High Contrast Black (Large) display scheme because my eyesight isn't ...
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how to activate overprint and transparency flattener options in Adobe Illustrator cs6

I used to save PDF with extracted Text from Illustrator using the overprint and transparency flattener options without any problem till yesterday. yesterday I cleaned up my PC using AVG PC TuneUp ...
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How do I get Acrobat Pro to close automatically when I close a PDF?

When I open a PDF, Acrobat Pro 11 opens automatically to read it. That's great. But when I'm done reading/editing that PDF and I close the window, Acrobat stays open, and I have to right click -> ...
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How can I garbage collect PDFs that abnormally grow with Adobe Acrobat Pro DC?

Using the Adobe Acrobat Pro DC on Mac OS X El Capitan, I find that when I edit a file, it grows over time at a rate that is greater than reasonable for my edits. Presumably, there is a bug in Adobe, ...
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How to open a PDF embedded in Word document if I do not have the same (or compatible) version of Acrobat as the creator of the Word document?

I occasionally receive Word documents (older style that has .doc extension) that have PDF files embedded in them. Recently I have noticed that when I try to open these PDFs, I get this error "The ...
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Templates text box in Adobe Acrobat

I use text boxes to comment on pdfs, and there are abut 50 comments that I reuse often with minor changes. currently, I am just copying the text from a word file, and pasting it a text box in the pdf. ...
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Use Combo Box Export Value when Printing PDF

I added an Adobe Combo Box Acrofield to my pdf. When creating a combo box, you supply an item name and an optional export value. The export value is used when you export the file to an image, word ...
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Why does the text in my PDF become invisible when I switch to another text field?

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC to view a PDF file that somebody else created. There are editable text fields in the document that I can write text in, like this: But when I switch to another ...
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Finding words with certain attributes, Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

Is there a way to find words (similar to the way you can look for certain words with Ctrl + F) with certain attributes, eg. Bolded?
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Root object is missing error on PDF

I am trying to view a PDF online and when Acrobat Pro X tries to open it in IE 11 I get the error "The root object is missing." If I chose to save the PDF to my local system I can open it just fine ...
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Webi document export to pdf

Is it possible to change the default Initial view in a adobe document to always show Bookmarks pane, whenever any adobe document is opened.
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Write registry entries for retail Adobe Acrobat from instructions for Enterprise Edition

Here are the instructions for offline activation of the the Enterprise version of Adobe Acrobat. https://www.adobe.com/devnet-docs/acrobatetk/tools/AdminGuide/licensing.html See activation Exception ...
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Is it possible to view separate PDFs side by side in Adobe Reader DC?

In the older versions of acrobat reader, each file opened in a separate window and you could manually size them so you could read two at once or with a widescreen, maybe even have a third program open ...
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How to read hidden text in pdf files

I have some pdf files I downloaded from the Internet that seem to have a lot of hidden text that I cannot see or read but the find function lists words I search for. I have current version of the fee ...
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Adobe Acrobat DC - Remove the phone home

I just installed Adobe Acrobat DC, and it warned me that it will now collect lots of information on how I use the product, and send it to Adobe. It claimed I can shut this off, but I've gone through ...
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Adobe Acrobat DC - Removing or editing the giant menu bar

Adobe DC now shows a giant menu bar at the top, with Home / Tools / Documents / etc. This bar is annoying, because, at least by default, it takes up a huge piece of the screen, and shows Adobe ads ...
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Easier way to highlight text in Adobe Acrobat?

When I read PDF, I constantly highlight text. But the distance between the text and the Highlight button is quite far, like this: and this becomes very annoying when I need to do a lot of ...
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In Adobe Acrobat how do I set the spacing (single space or double space) of a content box?

I am running Adobe Arot XI version 11.0.0. How do I set the spacing (single space or double space) of a content box? I have searched the controls which appear on the right-hand-side of the application ...
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With Adobe Acrobat how do I replace all instances of one font with another font throughout the pdf document?

I need to carry out a global font substitution in Adobe Acrobat. In particular, I would like to know, with Adobe Acrobat how do I replace all instances of one font with another font throughout the ...
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In Adobe Acrobat 11 how do I use a font present in a pdf document but grayed out in the application font list?

I am using Adobe Acrobat 11.0.0. I have opened a pdf document I received from someone. The document has some text in the Helvetica Neue LT Std font. I would like to modify that text. The choose Edit | ...
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Saving Word 2010 Document to PDF with Index

I need to save a Word 2010 document to PDF to send to the printer. The problem is that the PDF file is 16 pages shorter (408 vs 424) than the Word document, so the references in the Index no longer ...
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Adobe Acrobat Pro: Error 110 “The document could not be saved.”

I opened a PDF, highlighted some text, tried to save it, and got the following error message, which preventing me from saving the amended PFD: The document could not be saved. There was a problem ...
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Tables in PDF replaced with media players

I have a document that for some reason has had all of its tables with data turned to media players. If I hover over it it gives me a tooltip "Click to Activate". I did it and Adobe Acrobat said I need ...
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How can I fix a typo I inserted when correcting an OCR suspect?

I inserted a typo when I was correcting an OCR suspect in Acrobat Pro XI. I saw my error just as I clicked "Accept & Find." Where/How can I fix it? Thanks
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Viewing PDF in “kiosk mode”

I have built an interactive PDF for a client using Adobe Acrobat and I am just preparing it to be sent to them, when I view it in regular view or fullscreen all the buttons work fine that I have made ...
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Creating a PDF form, trying to calculate using check marks

I'm creating a fillable form in Adobe DC. I have the following sheet set up: I'm trying to set up the total cost field to auto populate with the cost when check marks are made. I know very ...
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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 PDF 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 ...