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PDF file is asking me to UPLOAD another PDF file. What it can be?

I met a PDF file with a placeholder for a logo. When I click this placeholder, it is asking to "upload" a logo. Pressing Browse... causes normal open file dialog appear, which is accepting only PDF ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Changing font size of an ebook in PDF format

Is there any ways to change the font size of a whole book ( about 800 pages ) which is in PDF format ? I've tried Adobe Acrobat's OCR , and well what it does is just increasing a single page's font , ...
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Two-page view in full screen for Adobe Acrobat

Since i'm using a wide screen, i want to view two page in full screen while reading PDF. I can view two page in Reading Mode or normal view. however, whenever i switch to full screen mode, acrobat ...
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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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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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Adjust colours in a PDF

I'd like to make colour adjustments to an existing PDF file, the equivalent of Photoshop's adjustments, and save a new version with the altered colours. I'm after more than a colourspace conversion. ...
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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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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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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 do I set default view preferences in Adobe Acrobat?

In Acrobat Pro, I try to set preferences (open in "page-width" view and use "one-page continuous) but it only makes changes for the document I have open, not as default for every time I open.
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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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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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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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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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Activate comments in PDF

I am generating PDF files with pdflatex and I would like my PDF to allow comments/annotations (without having to use Acrobat Professional to write the comments). pdflatex cannot enable comments in PDF ...
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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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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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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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How to save a rotated Adobe PDF file

I received an Adobe PDF scan of a document that displays upside-down. I rotated it inside Adobe Acrobat and chose Save As to make a new document, however, the rotation is not saved and when I open ...
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How do I close the Adobe Acrobat X welcome screen?

How do I close the welcome screen in Adobe Acrobat X (also Acrobat Pro X). It's very annoying to see this every time you start the program and have no document open.
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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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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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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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Why do fonts look messed up in Adobe Acrobat?

When I open a PDF in a non-Acrobat PDF viewer, they look fine, but when I open one in Acrobat, the fonts look absolutely terrible. They look very low resolution and I'm not sure how to increase them. ...
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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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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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Is it possible to create a perma link to a page in an online PDF file?

I have a link to a PDF file online. I want to expand the link so it navigates to the desired page in the document. Is this possible?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I digitally sign a PDF document quickly and cheaply?

I need to digital sign a PDF document. However, Acrobat reader does not let me sign documents. I just need to sign the document, not edit it. Do I need to buy the full Acrobat software? Or is there ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...