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Is there a way to just highlight with no comments in Acrobat Pro XI?

I have Acrobat Pro XI and I want to simply highlight text in a PDF to share with someone else. When I use the highlighter tool, it automatically creates a comment, which is simply the highlight text. ...
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How to set up a Macro/Hotkey to convert or batch convert PDF to word (with OCR)?

I frequently (like 10+ times a day) need to convert pdf's to word. I use the "Save as" feature in Acrobat Pro. Is there any good way to speed up this process, and boil it down to one click? Ideally, a ...
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How to create a file (like PDF) and limit number of printouts [closed]

I have created a brochure that organizations are very eager to use. They do want to buy electronic license of it with their company on it. I'd like to price it with limitation to the number of "...
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Keep Rich Text Formatting in PDF text box

hopefully a quick question for you. I have a PDF that has printed lines, and I need to use a multiline text box to store all of the information. Using RTF, I found that a spacing of exactly 18 looks ...
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Why is text selection in some pdf's so weird? [closed]

Often when I try to select text in a pdf the text selection is behaving weirdly. In the below image my goal was to select all the lines between Microsoft Office LaTeX and Software Programming ...
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Archiving Several hundred Webpages to a doc or pdf [closed]

I work for a University Library and have to archive our University Bulletin (the rules, regulations, departments, courses, etc). I have done the most recent one but now have to do every year back to ...
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What software has a bug that space in Adobe password fails to open in Chrome? [duplicate]

I have Adobe Acrobat Pro XI which can open an encrypted pdf file that contains a space in the password on Mac OS X Yosemite, however, if I download the file in Chrome Version 39.0.2171.95 (64-bit) and ...
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Resizing a PDF to fit to content in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

Short version: Is it possible to resize a PDF to fit to content in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro? Example: I have a PDF that contain an text object which is partially "outside the range", as the screenshot ...
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Selecting several objects in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro by drag and drop

Short version: Is it possible to several objects in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro by drag and drop? Example: I would like to move all the objects present in the selected area below (the selected area is in ...
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Undo a redaction in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

Is it possible to undo a redaction that has been applied in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro (put aside re-launching the PDF, provided that the PDF was saved before the redaction was applied)? I use Adobe ...
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How can I resize an area selected with the selection tool in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro?

Is it possible to resize an area selected with the selection tool in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro? E.g. with Microsoft Paint I can use the "Resize" feature:
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Equivalent of Microsoft Paint's eraser in Adobe Acrobat Pro

Is there any equivalent of Microsoft Paint's eraser in Adobe Acrobat Pro? I am aware that I can use the redaction feature or delete object, but I wonder if there is any more direct way to delete part ...
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How to automate Adobe Acrobat XI Standard to re-compress a lot of PDFs?

I've about 15 gigabyte of PDFs scanned with an old version of Adobe Acrobat that are huge. Adobe Acrobat XI Standard that comes with my new scanner has an option to (it seems lossless) recompress ...
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Secret link to get updates for Acrobat Professional 8.0?

Finding the Acrobat Pro 8.0 Updates ... Anywhere? As best I can tell, Adobe has removed all updates for Acrobat Professional 8. This link -- http://www.adobe.com/downloads/updates.html -- goes to ...
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How can I leave sticky-notes on a PDF form?

I'm filling out a PDF form, which is handier than paper mostly, but when I want to leave a note for myself or my wife to revisit a field or check something, I find that all commenting tools are ...
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Counting the number of comments that have no reply in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

Is there any way to count the number of comments that have no reply in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI? I use Adobe Acrobat Pro XI with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
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Auto hot-linking in-text citations to a bibliographic entry

I'm trying to find the best way to automatically create hyperlinks within a document from an in text citation, "(Author, 2014)", to its respective bibliographic entry in such a way that is seen in ...
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Does Acrobat XI Pro Win ESD support fillable form fields from a CSV?

At work I had an old version of Adobe Acrobat Pro, version 9, which I used combined with some Actionscript and batch actions to fill in form fields using a csv file and finally outputting to one pdf ...
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Batch metadata and text extraction of pdf files

I have a set of PDF files, all of which contain text. However, some of these files were somehow not created properly; the selectable text is not searchable or convertible to plain text (the resulting ...
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How to reduce margins when printing a PDF?

I tried http://superuser.com/a/316966/269574 but to no avail. When I print as a PDF https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/372/335/case.html, the text is aligned left but covers only 60% of the ...
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Why do Google Chrome and Adobe Acrobat Pro copy different text to the clipboard when I select the same text in the PDF?

In Adobe Acrobat Pro XI hitting Ctrl + C when the following text is selected will copy the following to the clipboard: Training 1. Collect a set of representa8ve training documents In Google ...
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Disabling the loading bar in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

Is it anyway to disable/hide the loading bar in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI? The screenshot below shows what I mean by loading bar: I use Adobe Acrobat Pro XI with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
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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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Firefox prompts to activate Adobe Acrobat despite “Always activate” enabled

I'm using Firefox v33.1.1 on Windows and I can't get Acrobat reader to activate automatically. For instance, I was trying to view this PDF document and I received the "Activate Adobe Acrobat" screen. ...
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How can I convert a PDF document to a Publisher document

I have a PDF document with advanced formatting that was created in InDesign that I want to convert to a Publisher document. I have already tried converting the PDF into Word usding the built in Export ...
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Adobe Acrobat - merge PDFs via command line [duplicate]

Is it possible to combine PDFs files into one via command-line in Adobe Acrobat? Is so, how? I have tried PDFtk and it works great but at work I am supposed to use Adobe Acrobat only. Thank you! ...
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Adobe PDF Printing - Printing multiple files with the same name

I have an application that prints out multiple pages as separate documents (because they are separate documents) as a batch process. However, the program always names the file the same, so when I pass ...
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adobe acrobat pro xi save as PDFs optimized using command line?

I have a directory I would like to reduce in size that contains about 4,570 files. I have Adobe Acrobat Pro and the Save As PDF optimized seems like it's doing a good job but obviously I can't do ...
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Startup Program Confusion

I just noticed that in my startup programs I have Adobe Acrobat and Acrobat Manager (15) listed. Dropping it down reveals a bunch of programs, many of which are already listed as an enabled startup ...
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unable to change the security properties on PDF file to password protect it

I have PDF file I scanned. I am unable to change the security setting to add password it it. Here is link how to password protect it and also the screenshot for the gray'ed out security propety. I ...
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Auto-scrolling a PDF on a page basis with Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

Is it possible to auto-scroll a PDF on a page basis with Adobe Acrobat Pro XI with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate? By page basis I mean I want the PDF to auto-scroll page by page, and not by small ...
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Go to next matching page in Acrobat

In Acrobat X, if I search for a term using Command-F, I can find each match by pressing enter. Is it possible to go to the next page containing the search term (rather than to the location of the term ...
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Acrobat digital signature -mark as read only not working

I am using Acrobat XI Pro. I have created a simple form where the top half should be filled in then digitally signed by user 1. Then the bottom half should be filled by user 2, but user 2 should not ...
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Is it somehow possible to edit hyperlinks from or in a pdf file faster than with Acrobat?

I have a PDF file with several hundreds of hyperlinks (all pointing inside the file) and would like to change the destination pages faster and easier than with the built in tool contained in Adobe ...
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What are exact settings in Adobe Acrobat “Reduced Size PDF…” relative to “Optimized PDF…”?

Does anybody know what are the exact settings whne saving a PDF document in "Reduced Size PDF..." vs. saving it in "Optimized PDF..."? I know "Optimized PDF..." has different modes like Standard, ...
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How to remove OCR from a PDF?

I have been searching Google for some time but cannot find an answer to my question. I have unwanted layers of OCR in a document that I recently scanned with Adobe Acrobat. It has not been OCRed ...
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Why copying a text box in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro does not appear in Ditto's clipboard history?

When I editing the content of a PDF using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro, I noticed that when I copy a text box object, it does not appear in Ditto's clipboard history. Why? To edit the content of a PDF I use ...
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Disable the accordion style of the tools menu in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

Is there anyway to disable the accordion style of the tools menu in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro? E.g. in the following screenshot, if I click on "Pages", I don't want the "Content Editing" content panel to ...
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Fit a page to its content in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro?

Is there any way to fit a page to its content in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro? E.g. in the following PDF, I did some content editing and one text box is outside the page: I would like to extend the size ...
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Text appears as black dots in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

I was trying to a edit a PDF with Adobe Acrobat XI Pro on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate: The PDF is a figure that was generated by the Python library matplotlib, which apparently use the Bitstream ...
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What font is CourierLatin1

I have a pdf I need to, using Acrobat Professional, change a few characters in. The problem is that when I do I get an error message that the font is not available. Viewing properties for these ...
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Scanning and Recognizing Highlighted Text

This question was asked on an Adobe Acrobat forum. I am posting here since I am looking to solve the same task, but don't require that the solution use Adobe Acrobat. Is there a way to print a PDF:...
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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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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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Generating PDF bookmarks from hidden text in Microsoft Word TC fields

I have a long Word document with various sections. The section titles are shown only in the running headers, so in order to include these in the TOC (table of contents) I use a TC field at the start ...
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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro and screen resolution

I recently upgraded from Acrobat 9 Pro to Acrobat XI Pro, running on Windows 7. I keep my Display/Text size on "Larger" (150%) and it was never a problem with Acrobat 9 - the toolbars etc. were the ...
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Removing identical element from all pages of a pdf

I have a pdf file with a text box at the bottom of each page that I'd like to remove. Is there a way to automate this process in acrobat or a similar program?
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Fixing Adobe Acrobat to Microsoft Word Line Munging

I have a PDF document that I am converting to Word using Adobe Acrobat (a recent version). The text converts perfectly fine, but the lines get screwed up. An excerpt from the original PDF looks ...
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Acrobat XI Pro: Moving text in front of drawing markups

I want to put a caption on a photograph. Text to be white. Due to the complex background it's hard to read. I'm drawing a black oval 70% opaque and want to put white text over the oval. Oval ...
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OS X not reopening old windows of Adobe Acrobat on restart

When I restart my Mac and have it remember the old windows, it is able to do this correctly for all applications except Adobe Acrobat 10.1.10 I have checked if Acrobat is storing its old windows ...