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How to overlay text on Adobe Acrobat pdf file?

I have an Adobe Acrobat PDF file on Macintosh OS X Lion that I need to overlay some plain text on top of at a particular position relative to the original PDF. Previously I have created a Microsoft ...
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Create a PDF that defaults to flip on short edge when printed double-sided

We're creating a 2-page PDF brochure with a target audience who will print it on their regular office or home printers. If it is printed on a double-sided printer (common in offices), it'll come out ...
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Printing Booklet Page Size in Adobe Reader 4-in-1

So I have a 70 page pdf document that I'm trying to condense to a small booklet. I tried creating a formula to manually to perform it but it got ugly fast. ...
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How can I remove unwanted cropped pages from Acrobat

Executing the crop command in Acrobat from a 3000pt * 2000pt document to 1500pt*1800pt only hides the document outside of the new boundaries but the original document still remains without change; if ...
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Auto generated PDF won't add itself to the printqueue

Pre info: Acrobat reader: 10.1.3 (updated 2 days ago) Vista 32bit. At my company we are using a website controlled by a postalervice to print forms that we fill out which are then created into a PDF ...
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Why can't Adobe Acrobat finish printing to a pdf file?

I have Adobe Acrobat 9, Windows 7. This has been happening a lot lately. When I print a pdf document to a pdf file using Adobe Acrobat, it stops after a few pages, without completing the document. ...
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McAfee blocking PDFs

I'm running Windows XP SP3, with Adobe Reader 10.1.3. I also have McAfee. I have always been able to open PDFs in Adobe Reader with no trouble. Now, all of a sudden, I can't. If I turn off McAfee ...
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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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Convert a PDF portfolio to a simple, single PDF document

I have the task of providing digests of Email archives in PDF format. From Microsoft Outlook 2010, I use an Adobe plugin to generate a PDF portfolio. The portfolio format is generally helpful ...
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Why is my TrueType Font messing up in Acrobat 7.0 Professional

I have a PDF made (500 pages long) of different part numbers for my business, with their descriptions and prices. I'm using a truetype font so that fractions apear as actual fractions and not 1/8 with ...
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Why do some PDFs lag in Adobe Acrobat?

I have a handful of PDFs open. One of them in particular is extremely laggy, almost to the point of being unreadable. When I scroll through its pages, it's almost like an extreme version of v-sync ...
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“Error encountered while BER decoding” in Adobe Acrobat Pro X when applying timestamp

I have a tedious problem with Acrobat Pro X 10.1.3.23: when I want to apply a timestamp to a document I always get that error. I have configured VeriSign TSA server ...
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How to convert PDF/A to normal PDF?

I can't do many things with PDF/A format files that I could do with regular PDF files such as 'cropping' the document etc. How can I convert PDF/A to normal PDF document? I installed PitStop pro but ...
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Adobe Acrobat: Advanced drop down / list

A client of mine needs a PDF made which has a list of store locations, there are a lot of store locations however. Each store is split into several parts, Store code: BB01 Store Name: Bob's ...
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Clone/mirror a textbox in a PDF form

I've got a PDF form in Acrobat X Pro where users can enter their name in a textbox on the first page. I would like the contents of that box to be cloned/mirrored in another box on the second page of ...
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How can one convert a Word form to a PDF form while preserving fields?

I have a Word source document which I'm using to create a PDF form. The first go-round, everything is fine because I can let Acrobat Pro auto-create all the fields. That feature is actually pretty ...
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How do I change the security level to avoid “The security level is set to High” error when merging MS docs with Adobe Acrobat X Pro?

I have MS Word 2010 and Adobe Acrobat x Pro (CS 5.5) Error when I am trying to Combine 2 Word documents - The Security level is set to High. Please run the application which created this document, ...
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different page numbering formats and GOTO in pdf files

I have a question concerning creating professional PDF files. Let's consider the following description of some document: first 3 pages : not numbered pages 4-10 : numbered i,ii,iii,iv,v,vi. pages ...
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Adobe Acrobat X Pro - printing selected pages

In previous versions, you could highlight several different pages and then print "selection". This newer version does not seem to have this as an option when I go to my print screen. Is this ...
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How to further optimize PDF filesize?

I've been combining PDFs into a single file with Acrobat X Standard and have been able to get a 30-page document down to ~8MB. I've been seeing numerous similar documents that are just as, if not more ...
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Batch-OCR many PDFs

This has been discussed a year ago here: Batch OCR for many PDF files (not already OCRed)? Is there any way to batch OCR PDFs that haven't been already OCRed? This is, I think, the current state of ...
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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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Creating PDF documents with Adobe Acrobat X Pro and inserting vector graphics

I'm trying to create PDF documents with Adobe Acrobat X Pro. I just realized that it can only do forms etc but not basic document editing. So it wants me to import already formatted word file (for ...
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Fatal error: Acrobat failed to connect to DDE server

This is my problem: I can always open one PDF document in Acrobat Reader from Explorer, and sometimes more (especially soon after Windows restart). However, after some time it starts to fail: when I ...
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Maximizing Acrobat Window Leaves a Big Margin

I don't know where the problem is, but it seems as if now each time when I try to maximize the Acrobat window there is a big margin on the right and at the bottom. Has anyone also encountered this ...
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Batch convert HTML to PDF with custom paper size

I have around 200 HTML files that I need to convert to PDFs. The tricky bit is that I need to convert it to a custom paper size (in this case, 5.4" x 7.2"). Acrobat 9 won't let me batch convert to a ...
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Find and replace text in a PDF

I have a file that I want to remove all dollar signs ($) from a PDF (ex: find $ and replace with );How do I do this? I can't seem to find/don't think there is a Find & Replace dialog box ...
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Deactivate Adobe Acrobat Pro 9 on a Macintosh

I'm trying to deactivate some installed software on a Macintosh OS X v10.5.8. When I launch Adobe Acrobat Pro 9, it comes up fine, but in the Help menu, the "Enter Serial Number..." choice is grayed ...
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Software for image editing a portion of a PDF page without having to cut and paste?

I do layouts of photos, eight to a page, each in a separate photo border box and received in PDF format. I would like to be able to do separate editing to each one (contrast, lighten, darken, etc) ...
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How do I make sure the print dialog settings are reset when Adobe Reader is closed?

we operate a printshop. several terminals (winvista+ms-steadystate). set up from 1 image. lots of users and files daily. when a user leaves a terminal and quits adobe reader, strangley on some(!) ...
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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 print a PDF with titlepage in two-up mode with the title page on the right side?

This is a followup to How to make the first page of a PDF display by itself and the succeeding pages display two-up - how do I get Acrobat X on Windows 7 to print a file with a title page correctly in ...
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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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Adobe Acrobat: How to batch to combine multiple pdf files?

I have 3 folders: Folder 1 Folder 2 Folder 3 In each folder I have 5 pdf files: Folder 1 file1.pdf file2.pdf Folder 2 file1.pdf file2.pdf Folder 3 ...
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Acrobat: keyboard shortcuts to toggle page display (single page / two-up)?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to toggle page display in Acrobat (Reader or Professional) from single-page to two-up? (And even from continuous to 'normal') (I know the various shortcuts for changing ...
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Acrobat plugin not working in Waterfox

I'm using Waterfox 10 browser in Windows 7 Home Premium and I just installed Adobe Acrobat X Pro but there is no browser integration for PDFs. If I click a PDF link while browsing, it always asks me ...
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Speeding up the browsing of PDFs in Adobe Acrobat

I have the most recent version of Adobe Acrobat 9 (9.0.5) installed on a relatively powerful workstation: A Windows 7 64 bit machine with 96 GB of RAM and two six-core processors Intel Xeon X5690 @ ...
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How to prevent changes after “rendering” Acrobat Pro PDF file

I have PDF file that consists of various photos, a media music player, and some text I wrote with the PDF maker before "rendering it" to its final version in PDF. I followed an Adobe tutorial which ...
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How can I capture PDFs of websites that faithfully reproduce styles and layout?

Working with a limited set-up (Adobe Acrobat X Pro, IE 7, Firefox 9) I need to create hundreds of PDF archives of websites. As much as possible I need to preserve the style and layout of the pages. I ...
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Increasing margins of all pages in a pdf file

I need to increase the top and bottom margins of all the pages in a pdf file, or alternatively increase the size of each page so as to add a little white space at the top and the bottom. How can I do ...
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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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Resizing a selection in Adobe Acrobat X Pro

When working with block selections, you can resize the area by dragging the handles on each of the four corners. However, I can't seem to find a way to resize the area by dragging a single side of the ...
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acrobat pro 9 - how to automatically open video full screen when clicking poster image

I'm using acrobat pro 9 to embed video into a pdf. However, the video, when clicked, plays inside the pdf, and you have to right click and choose open in full screen to get it to play full screen. We ...
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How to scale page size down in Adobe Acrobat X Pro?

I scanned a document on a scanner at a friend's house and the pdf ended up being 35 inches by 45 inches in size. I think this the cause of the trouble had for the person I sent it to, they get the ...
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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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OCR directly to text files Acrobat X

In Acrobat 9, it was possible to export directly to text files when performing OCR on PDF documents, using the "Export to Alternate Format - Text" option. This feature appears to be missing in Acrobat ...
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Is there any way to embed tables from excel that have pull down menu

I may not be using the correct terminoloby, but, here goes. We have setup an Excel spreadsheet that is formatted into multiple 8.5 x 11 pages on one tab. The spread sheet has tables with a pull down ...
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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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Links and Back within PDF

I have a PDF document that has links in various places to figures/tables that are towards the end of the document. Let's say I have a link on page 2 that you click to go to Figure 7. I have the same ...
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Adobe Livecycle Designer equivalent for mac? [closed]

Is there any software out there like Adobe Livecycle Designer for mac? ... where we can easily design pdf forms and still be compatible with Acrobat Pro. Does anyone know if they will make it for ...