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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (3)

1
vote
0answers
192 views

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: ...
1
vote
2answers
67 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
525 views

Unable to fill in text in PDF form

I am trying to fill in a PDF form-- but for some reason I am unable to fill in any text? When I try to even Paste some text, even that is not allowed. For reference, I have uploaded the form here on ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Acrobat Failed to Load core DLL without any rootkits

I am having an issue with an enduser getting this error. After a brief Google search, I found the article here. When I launch Adobe Acrobat X I recieve the following error: Acrobat Failed to ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

Checking bookmarks in pdfs in a mass quantity in Adobe Acrobat Pro

Say if I have 100 pdf's and I want to quickly check to see if they are all bookmarked without opening them individually, is there a tool to go about this efficiently?
2
votes
1answer
218 views

How can I append a single PDF to all PDFs in a folder?

I have one standard file (call it ending.pdf) that I want added to the end of all of the PDFs in a folder. Can I automate this task? I have Acrobat Pro X. Thanks in advance for any suggestions. Oh, I ...
1
vote
3answers
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
639 views

Transform a PDF Portfolio generated by Outlook 2007 into a single, chronologically ordered PDF?

I have a collection of mailing list messages in an Outlook 2007 folder that I need to save as a single, chronologically ordered PDF. When exporting to PDF, Outlook generates a PDF Portfolio in which ...
1
vote
0answers
60 views

Delete all portrait pages in a PDF

I have Adobe Acrobat Pro, and I have a PDF file with 143 pages. It has both landscape and portrait. The portrait pages are meaningless to me. Is there a way I can delete all of the portrait pages? I ...
0
votes
2answers
740 views

Certifying multiple PDF files simultaneously

I have a digital certificate, with which I would like to certify more than a 1000 PDF files. I am using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro. Is there any way to do it all at once? Currently I am opening every file ...
0
votes
0answers
76 views

Convert responsive web page to PDF

Couldn't decide if this is a question better for Stack Overflow or Superuser, but I'll start here. I have Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Pro, and with that, the Convert Web Page to PDF button that displays in IE. ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

How can I save an Excel file as a PDF while maintaining frozen Frames?

I'm using Excel 2013. I have a spreadsheet where the first row is "frozen". So when I scroll up and down that first row stays put. It contains the titles for each row. When I save the file as a PDF, ...
1
vote
0answers
352 views

Keyboard shortcut to highlight the text in adobe reader

What is the keyboard shortcut to highlight the text in the adobe reader on Mac? Do some settings in adobe reader preferences need to be changed to use it? For some strange reason I am not able to ...
0
votes
3answers
775 views

trying to create a new pdf from scratch with adobe acrobat

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Pro XI and when here's the prompt I'm initially presented with: I click on "Create PDF" and I get an "Open" dialog. I figure maybe it'll create the PDF when it doesn't ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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
0
votes
0answers
990 views

Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Professional error …please reinstall the application

Problem: Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Professional closes shortly after opening the application/program. Error: "An error has been detected with a required application library and the product cannot continue. ...
2
votes
2answers
213 views

Does OS X Preview support saving PDF with JBIG2 compression?

I have a PDF file containing hundreds of BW scannings, that I created on Windows using lossy JBIG2 compression, resulting in a nice 8MB file. I can open that file on OSX with Preview, but if I add ...
1
vote
0answers
343 views

How do I copy vector graphics out of a PDF?

How do I copy a vector image out of a PDF file in Acrobat Pro? Currently what I have to do is use the Acrobat screenshot tool to make a bitmap copy, but what I want is the actual vector graphic in the ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

.pdf file which doesn't displayed by Acrobat Reader

I have an .pdf file which doesn't opened by Acrobat Reader but it opened well by Chrome . That file looks like it converted from .ppt to .pdf format . This is the prompt message I get in the ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
103 views

Get rid of images, styling etc in PDF and only retain text? (Like removing .css from a webpage)

So I have this massive manual from work that I want to print out but to save ink I want to remove all the unnecessary objects (pictures, background, fancy fonts etc) and have a black and white copy. ...
1
vote
1answer
266 views

Adobe Acrobat Copy and Paste Font messed up

How does one copy and paste in Acrobat when fonts are embedded in PDF and not machine? I am opening an Adobe PDF and I copy the font from the PDF and then paste it to word and the characters are ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

adobe acrobat pro document sizes [duplicate]

Is there seriously no way to take a PDF that is a larger size and simply change it to 8.5x11? It's an InDesign file. Resizing it in indesign will be a real pain because i only have CS3. I can't ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
117 views

Open file at given path with non-default program?

I am normally opening PDF files with Foxit Reader. Now I have one PDF file (C:\sample.pdf) which I edit quite often, so for opening it, I am always using Adobe Acrobat. Currently I always have to ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Splitting a PDF into PDFs of various sizes

I recently upgraded from Adobe Acrobat 6 to 9 and I can't seem to figure outhow to split a large PDF into individual PDFs of various sizes (say, pages 1-3, 4-11, 12, etc.). I'm aware that A-PDF ...
-2
votes
4answers
25k views

Adobe acrobat doesn't launch on windows 7

I have adobe acrobat (legal copy) installed as part of the adobe suite. When I try to launch it nothing happens. I've heard from coworkers it's a common problem. What is the cause and how do I fix it? ...
0
votes
0answers
146 views

acrobat X pro textbox tool keeps reverting to default color/font after program is closed and opened again

As above : is there a way to make the settings for the 'Add Text' tool in Acrobat X stick? For now, it always goes back to Black, Minion Pro font if i close the program and launch another PDF. ...
1
vote
0answers
103 views

Making emacs/AucTeX open Acrobat on Windows

How can I configure emacs 24 (with AucTeX) on MS windows so that I can bind a key to compile the latex document in the active buffer and then open the resulting pdf in acrobat? Can the same technique ...
0
votes
2answers
187 views

PDFs come out either all black or pixelated when printed (with picture)

Hey Fellow IT Guys, I have a couple of users who receive PDFs via eFax or Email and on the computer they look ok, but when they print it looks like this or either all black page They use ...
0
votes
3answers
380 views

Invert specific pages of a PDF

Is there an easy way to only invert certain page numbers in a PDF? These are scanned in documents, which are essentially images saved into a PDF format. The problem is that certain pages are white ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Is it possible to automate bulk PDF printing with specific settings in Adobe Reader?

Around ance a week, I need to bulk print a couple of documents with my desk jet printer (it doesn't support automated both sides printing). I like the Booklet printing feature in Adobe Reader, and I ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Windows PDF printer driver with commenting enabled

Is there a PDF printer driver that allows PDFs to be created with commenting and markups enabled? I want users with Acrobat Reader to be able to use the markup the PDF files (like using the ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

PDF scrolling on Windows 7

Sometimes, when I scroll a document (most often a PDF) using the two-finger method on my laptop's trackpad, after a while, the scroller starts jittering and jumping pages. At this point, the pinch ...
1
vote
0answers
135 views

Can I fill multiple form feilds in an PDF with the same data automatically?

I am creating a form in Indesign CS6 for filling out in Acrobat. Its a tenancy agreement it requires names and addresses to be input 2-3 times. Is there a way to link the form fields in Indesign or in ...
0
votes
0answers
243 views

Adobe acrobat PDFs into TIFF

I have a couple of PDFs that I want to merge into a single tiff file. I can get acrobat to combine the files but it exports as one tiff file per page. Is there a setting to get it to export as a ...
1
vote
1answer
12 views

Inserting a page into a .pdf causes the rest of the document to become all symbols

I'm trying to add another page to an existing .pdf document but every time I try the rest of the document becomes corrupt, it shows all symbols. Why is that, how can I fix it?
1
vote
2answers
861 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
510 views

batch remove pdf password using Acrobat pro 11 or other software

I have thousands of pdf with password encrypted and i want to remove the password in batch process, i tried acrobat 11 pro and created a batch action to remove, but its til prompt me every to enter a ...
2
votes
2answers
6k views

Format Fonts for Text Field Default Values

I am kind of new to Adobe Acrobat. I am using Adobe Acrobat Pro X. I am creating a fillable form, from scratch, basically. What I would like to do is be able to format a read only texbox so that it ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

How to put a small bookmark in a PDF file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Acrobat Reader & saving last page I read? How could I put a navigation point in a PDF file, so that when I leave, then come back and open the file, I can go straight ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

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.
0
votes
1answer
56 views

PDF files going offline on computer sleep

I store my valuable PDF files for reading on my home NAS drive. When I wake my netbook up, the file I had been reading before going to sleep goes offline even though it is accessible. The pages of the ...
0
votes
2answers
112 views

How to move your focus out of the text?

I've got a PDF open in Acrobat. I like to scroll the "standard" way, where I can press the arrow key up to go up by a line or two, and the arrow key down for the opposite. But sometimes I ...
3
votes
7answers
6k views

PDF files are opening in Firefox, undesiredly

PDF files have suddenly started to open within the browser windows of Firefox 17. The PDF files are being displayed with the Adobe Acrobat plugin, which is odd, since I have explicitly disabled the ...
0
votes
0answers
181 views

Acrobat 8, PDF Optimizer has no effect, convert embedded PNGs to JPG?

I use the PDF Optimizer feature in Acrobat Pro (v8) to reduce the file size of DTP-generated PDFs by downsampling the embedded images to a lower resolution. This normally works fine. However today ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

AutoHotkey - Scrolling two PDF documents

I am trying to make a script that scrolls all the opened PDF documents at the same time. The problem is that I can not get it to work unless I specifically name each window that has to be scrolled and ...
1
vote
1answer
29 views

Inserting 2nd PDF into original PDF changes page ordering [closed]

I have a PDF file (roughly 200 pages) and I would like to insert another PDF that is a single page. No matter if I choose Before or After (when inserting the PDF), the document inserts the page about ...
6
votes
2answers
2k views

Can Acrobat 11 be made to do OCR using multiple CPU cores?

OCR processing takes time. Using multiple CPU cores would speed up processing. Acrobat 10 was not a multithreaded application. How about Acrobat 11? Does 11 by default do OCR using multiple CPU cores ...