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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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Adobe Reader XI and Acrobat X will not open

Adobe Reader XI and Acrobat X have stopped opening. When I try to open a PDF, or either one of these programs, the cursor shows a busy icon for a few seconds and stops. Each time I open it a process ...
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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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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: ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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.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 ...
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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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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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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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? ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...