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Custom scale printing in Adobe Acrobat

I have Acrobat X Pro and read Choose File > Print. Click Size, and choose one of the following options: Fit Scales small pages up and large pages down to fit the paper. Shrink Oversize Pages ...
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Microsoft Edge keeps taking over PDF file open/association

Every few days the file association for PDFs on my Windows 10 machine switches to Microsoft Edge. I then right click on a PDF, choose "Open With -> Choose Another App", select Acrobat from the list, ...
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Font missing while editing forms using Acrobat

I want to added some form in a PDF template using Acrobat, I'm not allow to modify that template. Since labels in that template are in a font called STXiHei, I want to make my forms the same. However ...
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when I export in pdf is possible to extend text over markup area in Word If the some pages has no comments

I have this problem: some document pages have comments other pages did not. If I want export to PDF - I have no possibility to eliminate the comments space because word it consider like indipendent ...
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Adobe Reader keeps freezing when multiple windows are open

I need to have multiple PDF's open at once, and after about 10 minutes Adobe Acrobat Reader freezes. I'm running Windows 8.1 64bit and have the latest version of reader. The computer had been running ...
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Acrobat - Possible to create custom link to text box/section?

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC to finish a manual I am building. I'm trying to link certain areas of the manual to other areas (i.e. create an active hyperlink that takes to user to a different ...
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Scheduled batch OCR scanning with Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

I have setup a Batch Process in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro and I was just wondering if it was now possible to schedule this batch to run? I have read some old posts that this was not possible, but nothing ...
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Linking Between PDF's

Imagine that I have two PDFs. One is a Short-Letter that is approximately 3 pages long. The other is a Long-letter. Short letter cites to specific paragraphs in long letter (not pages). I want to go ...
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How remove Adobe acrobat reader DC tool bar unwanted buttons/links?

Adobe acrobat reader DC has added whole bunch of button/links on toolbar. I would like to get rid of Home, tools, Document, Help, Mobile, and Sign In (Please see the screenshot). Is there anyway to ...
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Acrobat Reader DC and last open page

Lately I had been using Acrobat Reader DC to do the annotations. And I sync the pdf documents using Dropbox, so that I can read documents across machines. One of the feature of Acrobat Reader DC, it ...
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Acrobat Reader DC Save always asking for file location

It seems like there is no difference between Save and Save As in Acrobat Reader DC. Every time I hit Save after editing a file, a Save As dialogue pops up. I want Acrobat Reader to automatically save ...
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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 ...