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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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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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Export Microsoft Word document for Adobe Acrobat signature

When I save a MS Word document (.docx) as a PDF, I am not able to sign it in Adobe Acrobat. Is there a way to export an MS Word doc to a signable PDF? Third party products are an option as well.
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McAfee blocking PDFs

I'm running Windows XP SP3, with Adobe Reader 10.1.3. I also have McAfee. I have always been able to open PDFs in Adobe Reader with no trouble. Now, all of a sudden, I can't. If I turn off McAfee ...
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How can I capture PDFs of websites that faithfully reproduce styles and layout?

Working with a limited set-up (Adobe Acrobat X Pro, IE 7, Firefox 9) I need to create hundreds of PDF archives of websites. As much as possible I need to preserve the style and layout of the pages. I ...
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Preserve embedded objects when converting a Word File to PDF using Acrobat Pro 9

I thought this was a basic feature but I can't seem to find a solution: If I want to convert a Word file which has other files embedded as an object to PDF, the embedded Word symbol is not clickable ...
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What source document format can be exported to PDF and generate digital signature fields?

My team wants to send out to 3rd parties a contract in PDF format, with digital signature fields that could be signed using Adobe Reader. Every time we add a new 3rd party to the contract, we are ...
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Printing a PDF results in garbled text (sometimes)

We have a system that renders a report as a PDF, and displays it in the browser for the user. In the browser, the document always appears to display fine, but when printed on one machine, it ...
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Creating fillable, saveable PDF in OpenOffice.org results in garbage

I've been creating beautiful fillable PDFs using OOo Writer under Ubuntu for a few years. However, I've recently been asked to make them saveable rather than just printable. So, I go to my ...
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PDF editor, creator alternatives?

Anyone have any thoughts on the following solutions for PDF alternatives to Acrobat?: Nuance PDF Converter 6 Professional & BlueBeam PDF Revu 7 Standard Nuance is cheaper and seems to have all ...
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What is the best approach to make a pdf document? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Creating PDF Documents Hi there. I'm trying to make a PDF document, and so far I can note two things, if I make a document using Word and I try to export it to PDF, it ...
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How to overlay text on Adobe Acrobat pdf file?

I have an Adobe Acrobat PDF file on Macintosh OS X Lion that I need to overlay some plain text on top of at a particular position relative to the original PDF. Previously I have created a Microsoft ...
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Increasing margins of all pages in a pdf file

I need to increase the top and bottom margins of all the pages in a pdf file, or alternatively increase the size of each page so as to add a little white space at the top and the bottom. How can I do ...
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Acrobat Reader-how to print only the odd pages?

I want to print on one side and the other of the page. So what I do now is write 1,3,5..., the odd pages pages and later, the even ones. What option is so that is done automatically? I have version ...
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What happens to a PDF file when you save it as a static PDF file?

Does anyone know what happens to a PDF file when you save it as a static PDF file? I have a 17K PDF file that doesn’t work will with my software. But when I save it as a Static PDF using Adobe Live ...
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Is it possible to block Ask toolbar and McAfee from installing during Java and Acrobat updates? [duplicate]

Some of my users are required to have Java installed on their machines for specific applications. I have been instructing them to become more aware of automatic updates from Oracle. My problem is ...
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How can I change text in a large number PDFs?

I have about 100 PDF files that each contain a string of text that needs to be replaced. This is to fix a typographical error that was repeated all over the place. Is there any tool or techniques I ...
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Acrobat Reader 9 crashes as soon as it's opened. How can I debug this?

I have a Windows XP Professional machine, on which Adobe Acrobat Reader crashes every time it is opened, as soon as it starts. I've tried reinstalling Acrobat Reader 9, and it doesn't help at all. ...
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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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How do I scroll multiple lines (thus faster) in Adobe Acrobat Reader?

When I scroll a PDF with the mouse (two-finger gesture on a laptop to be more precise) the scrolling is way too slow. I am not referring to rendering issues nor some kind of lag. Simply put, the ...
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Batch convert HTML to PDF with custom paper size

I have around 200 HTML files that I need to convert to PDFs. The tricky bit is that I need to convert it to a custom paper size (in this case, 5.4" x 7.2"). Acrobat 9 won't let me batch convert to a ...
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How to scale page size down in Adobe Acrobat X Pro?

I scanned a document on a scanner at a friend's house and the pdf ended up being 35 inches by 45 inches in size. I think this the cause of the trouble had for the person I sent it to, they get the ...
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Can I recover the original image of text after processing by adobe professional OCR?

Someone used (probably) Adobe Professional OCR feature to OCR a scanned pdf file. The OCRed result had some errors, and it added the text result back to the text image in the pdf file, covering the ...
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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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Clone/mirror a textbox in a PDF form

I've got a PDF form in Acrobat X Pro where users can enter their name in a textbox on the first page. I would like the contents of that box to be cloned/mirrored in another box on the second page of ...
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How to further optimize PDF filesize?

I've been combining PDFs into a single file with Acrobat X Standard and have been able to get a 30-page document down to ~8MB. I've been seeing numerous similar documents that are just as, if not more ...
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Any PDF reader that shows grids?

I know Acrobat Pro shows grids for PDF files. Is there any other PDF reader that shows grids?
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PDF files open with a dark overlay?

Windows XP Adobe Acrobat Pro 9 with the latest updates This is one of my user's machines. They have basic user rights, non-admin. Opening a PDF file renders the document, but with a dark overlay. ...
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How to make the first page of a PDF display by itself and the succeeding pages display two-up?

When creating an e-book using Adobe Acrobat 8.2.1 on OS X 10.6.5, is there a way to make Adobe Acrobat (or Adobe Reader) display the pages as follows: p1 p2 p3 p4 p5 p6 rather than: p1 ...
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What are the margin sizes in this pdf?

Someone sent me a pdf and asked my what the margin sizes are. I have no idea where to begin without just printing and getting out my trusty (and dusty) ruler. I have Acrobat X and was wondering if ...
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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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What is the shortcut of “enable scrolling” in Acrobat X Pro?

I like the button "Fit to window width and enable scrolling" very much, now I know the shortcut of fit to window width is Ctrl+2. So, how about enable scrolling?
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Acrobat TrimBoxes and ArtBoxes errors?

Someone in our family is getting into the publishing business, and the printers have very exact specifications for the PDF files they accept. I'm hoping for some help figuring out what is wrong with ...
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Why using Acrobat 10 resaving a PDF file that was 4MB will become 3MB?

I had some PDF files and just try to open it and do some highlighting using Acrobat 10 (also called Adode Reader X)... After highlighting, I save the file (using a different filename), and now the ...
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Is there a way to get Adobe Acrobat Professional on Mac OS X to stop asking to be the default PDF viewer?

Every time I open Acrobat on OS X 10.5, Acrobat asks to be the default PDF viewer, with no option to "remember this choice" or "not ask again" etc., and I can't find anything in the preferences either ...
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Where are Adobe Acrobat Pro settings saved

I'm trying to figure out where the settings and options of an application(Adobe Acrobt Pro) are saved. This is to modify the settings without opening the application and going through the menu ...
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Any way to insert a pop-up text box in a PDF fillable form?

I have created a fillable form in PDF, using Acrobat XI. I did a small experience check to see how the intended users were using it. Well mostly, people started printing it and writing on it. There ...
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How can I split pages in a scanned PDF in a single pass?

I have a scanned course and it has two pages, consecutive are showing as one page, how can I automatically split all the pages in one pass. Usually this is done by cropping odd and even pages and then ...
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unable to load FDF's in firefox

If I go to Options -> Applications I see this: When I then view a PDF with an FDF in Firefox I get a "This PDF document might not be displayed correctly" warning and none of the fields are ...
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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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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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Compile multiple JPEGs into a PDF, given numbering: Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, etc.

I have multiple different ways to compile JPEGS into a PDF, the easiest being the Acrobat suite. However, the numbering schema of my JPEG files goes Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, etc. As a result, the ...
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Why are Acrobat PDF tags not shown in Windows?

I have added tags such as Author, Subject and Title to some new PDF files I created. But they are not shown in Windows when I view file properties. Why? In order to see this information I have to ...
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Export PDF bookmarks as txt file [duplicate]

I only found utility to modify PDF bookmarks, but I was wondering if there is a software that can export all bookmarks of a PDF file into a .txt file ? I'm using Microsoft Windows
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How can I encrypt a read-only adobe acrobat file?

My brokerage kindly decided to mark my account statement as read-only for my benefit. But, now when I open the statement in Acrobat Pro X in Windows 7, the Encrypt option is grayed out. How can I make ...
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Print a color document on a B&W printer, with good color separation

I want to print a PDF document converted from Word by Adobe Acrobat Pro. It has some figures containing colors that when I convert to black & white are distinguishable but after printing by a ...
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different page numbering formats and GOTO in pdf files

I have a question concerning creating professional PDF files. Let's consider the following description of some document: first 3 pages : not numbered pages 4-10 : numbered i,ii,iii,iv,v,vi. pages ...
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How to print a PDF with titlepage in two-up mode with the title page on the right side?

This is a followup to How to make the first page of a PDF display by itself and the succeeding pages display two-up - how do I get Acrobat X on Windows 7 to print a file with a title page correctly in ...
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OCR directly to text files Acrobat X

In Acrobat 9, it was possible to export directly to text files when performing OCR on PDF documents, using the "Export to Alternate Format - Text" option. This feature appears to be missing in Acrobat ...
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Add Margins to PDF generated via “Printing” in Safari

I've built a web page that I'm turning into a PDF using the "Save as PDF" function built into the print functionality in Safari on OS X. Trouble is, when I generate a PDF in this manner, it doesn't ...