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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. ...
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Why does transparency disable subpixel rendering in Adobe Reader?

I normally prefer Adobe Reader (still v9 on Linux) to all other PDF viewers because I think it has the best rendering quality, even though others have caught up lately. This rendering quality appears ...
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OS X Print a PDF without the background image

Using either Preview or Acrobat Pro, is there a way to print a PDF without the background image? I know that in Acrobat Pro I can save the PDF as a Word document without the background but that's ...
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How to create or save a PDF with printing/editing restrictions without using Adobe?

I saved a Powerpoint as a pdf in Office 2007 but I don't see any options to add print restrictions or edit restrictions to it. I don't have Adobe either, so I'm wondering if there is any alternative ...
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How to have a Word and PDF Document show off-white, ivory or light gray background on screen but automatically print on paper as white?

How to have a Word and PDF Document show off-white, ivory or light gray background on screen but automatically print on paper as white? Motivation behind it: On screen its better and easier to read ...
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Combining ClearScan with text from alternate OCR package

I love Adobe Acrobat's ClearScan but the OCR quality sucks so I am trying to figure out how to use another OCR engine. I've tried importing the text of a searchable image PDF (created by Omnipage) as ...
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Disable renaming a PDF Document

I have a pdf that i have encrypted using adobe acrobat. Is it possible to also stop people from renaming the document internal and external to my company i have tried searching Google but have not ...
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Acrobat Reader renders bitmaps pixelated

Some sections of an eBook contain text stored as Bitmaps. I'm not sure why the publisher did this, as it looks horribly in Acrobat Reader: Note that only code sections with the font "Teletype" have ...
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Opening .pdf's on Google Drive using Adobe Acrobat

Note: this is a question about Google Drive, not Firefox options. I've been using Google Drive and Docs a lot, so I tend to keep .PDFs on Drive as well just for convenient storage. But I don't like ...
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PDF/A to normal PDF

I submitted a paper to a conference and now they are asking me to change my pdf from PDF/A to normal PDF because editing functions are disable. Looking in the Internet, I found the following post How ...
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Pdf and bookmarks

I need to put some bookmarks into my pdf, so from my web browser the url /mypdf.pdf#location would work. Ideally I would like to do this using quark, but it seems that I can enter in the anchors, but ...
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How to select a text box in Adobe Acrobat XI professional in order to copy it?

I running Adobe Acrobat Professional on a Macintosh OSX Mountain Lion. Recently, I upgraded from version X to version XI. Under the old version X, I could select a text box by clicking on it and ...
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Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Not working any longer?

Before installing it on my 64bit Windows 7 PC, it worked on my XP platform for years. That was in June and it'd been working fine on the new Windows 7 platform ever since. Until today. I uninstalled ...
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How to fix Acrobat X text blurry text when using 2D graphics acceleration?

When I enable 2D graphics acceleration in Acrobat, the text becomes abnormally blurry. I have an excellent graphics card with the newest drivers, so I dont think those are the problem. How do I fix ...
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Support for EPS in Office 2013

When emedding graphics in Word or Publisher documents that are destined for printing or distribution as PDFs, I use EPS format because it preserves the sharpness of the images at all magnifications. ...
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Searching a PDF file: using “AND Operator”

I was registering to the fall semester, my university offers a pdf, you pick what courses you want to take and register in on the website I highlighted in yellow The subject (csc, computer ...
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Adobe Acrobat : html to pdf broken layout

I recently converted an HTML page to an A4 PDF using Adobe Acrobat Pro. The problem is that layout is not split correctly. Is there a way to edit it (insert some blank space) to push all the broken ...
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Edit text in image

I have a JPG image with some text in it. I would like to edit this text. I am currently using Adobe Acrobat for this purpose, however I found that the Text Recognition Tool will not recognize all ...
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Linux Print Using Command acroread Layout Incorrect

At the moment we are using the command cat file.pdf | acroread -toPostScript -shrink -rotateAndCenter | lp -s -dprintername to print PDF files to a network printer. This is in a Linux (RedHat) machine ...
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Acrobat Pro XI does not start up

When I run Adobe Acrobat XI pro, it won't start. Nothing happens as if I did nothing. Even I uninstalled and installed again, it's the same. What's wrong?
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Content from PDF file missing upon print

I had to print this document using a specific computer and version of acrobat as the colour of the printouts will be different if i do otherwise. I had the same boxes only on the last two pages. ...
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Acrobat Eyedropper Tool

I have searched the Acrobat dialog and online for a plugin to select colors from a pdf using an eyedropper. I need a tool to select hex color values from acrobat pdf's. Where can I find one? I am ...
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Restrict editing of multiple PDFs in Acrobat Pro XI

is it possible to restrict editing of multiple PDFs in Acrobat Pro XI without having to apply the same settings to each single file manually?
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Adobe Reader XI and Acrobat X will not open

Just a few days ago, Adobe Reader XI and Acrobat X stopped opening. When I try to open a pdf or either one of these programs the cursor would show a busy icon for a few seconds and stop. Each time I ...
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Open PDF to a certain page?

I need a batch file command to open a pdf with the Acrobat Reader on a certain page. "C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 11.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe" <PageNumber> <DocumentName> Thanks.
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In Adobe Acrobat, what is the difference between Save As > “Reduce Size PDF” vs Save As > “Optimized PDF”

In Acrobat there are two options that appear to make files smaller; Save As > "Reduce Size PDF" and Save As > "Optimized PDF" In my tests the latter results in smaller files; which makes sense given ...
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Want to setup a lite server for drag and drop batch PDF converting

First off, how difficult / practical would this be? My company has a dept. that deals with hundreds of MSDS sheets daily and is looking for an affordable solution to converting batches of them. While ...
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How do I extract highlighted text only from PDF files in Adobe Acrobat Pro version 9?

I'm reading a lot of pdf articles in Adobe Acrobat Pro and highlighting specific sections. I would like to know if it is possible to extract just the text I highlighted from these pdf files?
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PDF Print Form Fields Solution without Adobe Acrobat

I have no clue where to ask this question, so I thought I'd see if anyone here can point me in the right direction. I'm helping a firm that has a bunch of PDFs with text-fields that were created ...
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How do I remove a usage restriction from a PDF file?

I have made usage restrictions to a PDF file and protected it with a password. Now I would like to remove the protection to allow my self to do more with the document. Doing a Google search for ...
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Firefox acrobat plugin inconsistant

The firefox acrobat pdf plugin is displaying the PDF files in an inconsistent way. Sometimes it's like the left, where there's only a few buttons floating at the bottom, and sometimes it's like ...
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How to edit non-suspect recognized text in Acrobat Pro?

I have a scanned document in PDF format. I asked Adobe Acrobat Pro XI to recognize the text. When I copy all the text to a Word document some of the text is not recognized correctly. Problem: ...