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Combining files into PDF produces smaller file

I have a few jpg images that are around 50 MB all together, saved in PS at 12 quality. When I combine them into a PDF with Acrobat I get a tiny 5 MB file. Now I'm new to acrobat, but I looked around, ...
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How do I change my default to adobe reader?

I have Adobe Acrobat 6 and Adobe Reader 9.4 installed. I have Reader set as the default for viewing downloaded files, but when on the internet (Explorer), it tries to open in Acrobat and it doesn't ...
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How to protect Adobe Acrobat XI files?

I want to protect the content of some PDF files (copy, edit, print). I tried to use password protection but it can be broken easily using tools like this. Looks like they use standard encryption ...
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Resize PDF pages and expand white background

What I Have I have a PDF containing a series of photos. Each photo occupies an entire A4-sized page. That is, each page of the PDF contains 1 photo, and there is no border/background/canvas showing ...
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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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Numbered bullets appear distorted in output PDF

I am saving from Word 2013 to PDF using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro. However, numbered bullets appear distorted in the output PDF: Word screenshot | Adobe Acrobat/Reader screenshot I am guessing it's ...
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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro: any option to invoke OCR tool with a keyboard hotkey (shortuct) only without mouse

As surprising as it may sound, I could not find any option to run from keyboard a command to start OCR (Optical character recognition) operation for the current document. Many (actually the most) in ...
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Acrobat 8 on Windows 7 64-bit

Here's the situation I'm in. I have Acrobat 8 on Wows 7 (64-bit) and anytime I create PDFs any numbers on the page I'm PDFing come through as garbage. Everything else on the page comes out fine, just ...
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Copy pdf text layer to another pdf

Suppose you've got 2 "scanned" pdf files. Large, but without text layer. Smaller (with lower quality images), but with correct text layer. Both files contain equal images, different only by their ...
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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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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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Resizing pages in Adobe Acrobat Pro

I am using Acrobat Professional 8 to assemble a document from two imported page images (JPGs). Acrobat seems to interpret the images at screen resolution, and creates a document that's about 35" by ...
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How can I combine several PDFs so that the first page of each PDF has an odd page number?

I combine several PDFs with Adobe Acrobat Pro XI: How can I combine several PDFs so that the first page of each PDF has an odd page number? (e.g. by inserting a blank page if needed at the end of ...
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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 ...
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Adobe Acrobat X

Adobe Acrobat X is displaying my vector based pdf files as low resolution pixelated files, however when I open them in Adobe Reader they look perfect. Even the Acrobat start-up screen is pixelated. ...
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How to alsways show the attachement field in Outlook 2010/2013?

We will switch from Office 2003 to Office 2013 very soon. Unfortunate, it loses one extremely important functionality: If you open a multiple page PDF with Acrobat Standard (or Professional), you can ...
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Starting Adobe Acrobat without toolbar and side panes

I found that it's possible to start Acrobat without toolbar with the following command: Acrobat.exe" /A "toolbar=0" "%1" and that it's possible to hide the navpanes with the following: ...
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Converting Word forms to PDF (fill in) forms?

I've got Acrobat Pro 8 and Word 2003. I've got a form in Word creating using form fields. What I want to do is convert this document to a "fill in" PDF form automatically. In other words, replacing ...
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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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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 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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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 ...