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Hide text unless user hovers over or highlights text (Microsoft Word 2013 save as PDF)

I am writing homework questions in Word 2013. I save as PDF and give students the PDF. I'd like to have the answer given immediately after each homework question, but with it hidden, unless the ...
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Possible to create reflowable PDF that can by customised by the end user?

I'm looking to see if it's possible to create something a PDF document that can do two things for a client: a) contain reflowable content, more specifically expanding/collapsing sections. Content ...
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How can I hide the error message “There was an error while copying to the Clipboard. An internal error occurred.”

I use Adobe Acrobat Pro X on Windows 7 x64 SP1. I keep having the error message "There was an error while copying to the Clipboard. An internal error occurred." while I hit Ctrl+C. The message is ...
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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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Open Attached File with Link

I'm trying to attach a non-pdf file to my pdf document, and open the file in the user's default program when a link is clicked. The help material for Acrobat describes how to link to a certain page ...
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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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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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PDF form validations not working

I have created a PDF form with using Adobe Acrobat and added javascript validations on text-boxes like email and telephone numbers. When I fill them with using adobe reader they will validate ...
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Memory not Unloading [closed]

One of our PC's is not unloading it's memory during certain tasks. The main one is when they choose to print a file to PDF. Select File Open in Adobe Acrobat Print to PDF Save and Close This is ...
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How to identify Microsoft Word Elements

I have used Acrobat PRO to convert a PDF file to a Microsoft Word .docx file. The Word document contains a few tables. In the last row of the table, are two shadowed boxes. I am attaching a .jpg as an ...
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Abobe Acrobat Won't Close After Passing To Outlook

Windows 7, Acrobat 10.1.9.22 Here' s the scenario... The user creates or opens PDF. They then go to either attach dialog which then opens Outlook email dialog. They finish emailing the attachment and ...
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How do I flatten signatures in Acrobat 11 Pro?

I want to "flatten" signatures in Acrobat 11 such that someone else with Acrobat Pro cannot just lift them off as images that can be saved. Is that possible?
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How do I edit a PDF in Acrobat if it rather than LiveCycle

I want to edit the the fields of a PDF in Acrobat using Forms->Add or Edit Fields which I know how to use. Unfortunately, a new form I want to edit seems to have been made in LiveCycle designer ...
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Disable Adobe Sign-in - Acrobat DC

I've packaged an install for Acrobat DC using the Creative Cloud Packager, everything installs correctly but during testing I noticed that every time I launch Acrobat DC or open a PDF a window will ...
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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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How to embed fonts into PDF

I have a pdf file, and I want to know if I can embed/subset all its fonts into PDF file itself? Is there any tool supporting this operation?
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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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unable to type some characters in adobe acrobat and unable to insert table

I came across two problems. first, I am unable to type some specific letter, like upper case R,E,+ and so on, but I can type other upper case letter like upper case T. If I am trying to type, they ...
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PDF editor, creator alternatives? [closed]

Anyone have any thoughts on the following solutions for PDF alternatives to Acrobat?: Nuance PDF Converter 6 Professional & BlueBeam PDF Revu 7 Standard Nuance is cheaper and seems to have all ...
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Why does performing OCR in Adobe create a much larger document?

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Pro XI on Macintosh OS X Yosemite and I've noticed that doing OCR sometimes creates a much larger document. For example, I scanned a four page document and got a 458K document,...
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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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Opening .pdf's on Google Drive using Adobe Acrobat

Note: this is a question about Google Drive, not Firefox options. I've been using Google Drive and Docs a lot, so I tend to keep .PDFs on Drive as well just for convenient storage. But I don't like ...
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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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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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Default Adobe reader 9 with internet exp

have 2 PDF apps installed: Adobe Reader 9 and adobe professional 6. For whatever reason, professional 6 is the default PDF plugin for Internet Explorer and not open the file. How do I make Adobe ...
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Error while exporting comments from Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro

I want to export the comments made on my PDF file into word format. I'm using Windows 7 with Acrobat 9 Pro. I also have MS Office 2013 installed and running. When I click on the Comments Menu and ...
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Adobe Acrobat save PDF files to Sharepoint (Online Account)

I do the following: Open PDF document in Adobe Acrobat XI Version 11.0.10 File > Save As... Save to Online Account > New Account... Check SharePoint Type in library path example: http://sharepoint/...
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Adobe Acrobat : html to pdf broken layout

I recently converted an HTML page to an A4 PDF using Adobe Acrobat Pro. The problem is that layout is not split correctly. Is there a way to edit it (insert some blank space) to push all the broken ...
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PDFs as extremely small file size (i.e. less than 20kb)

What do I need to do in order to produce PDF invoices with a file size smaller than 20kb? Example PDF I create invoices for a small business and I have 60,000+ invoices stored as PDFs (non scanned) ...
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PDF w/Security - Removing “mark currentfile eexec” trick isn't working when I distill

I'm trying to copy the text from a PDF into Excel. Problem is the PDF is password protected disabling the copy function. The text can easily be copied used Windows XPS viewer, Onenote, and other ...
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Postscript distill error after removing “eexec”

I'm trying to distill a postscript file that I created. After I open the .ps file in notepad and remove "mark currentfile eexec...cleartomark" and use the Adobe distiller, I get the error message: %%...
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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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DVD drive seems to spin at a high speed with no disk inside - But CPU fan is the culprit, because of CPU high temperature

I am using Windows 7 (x64) and my DVD drive starts spinning slowly, then goes faster and keeps running so for tens of minutes: exactly the same behaviour as to normally use a disk, but with no disk! ...
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Acrobat creating acrolock#######.tmp files?

I had a user the other day who was having issues saving PDF files using Acrobat. What they were trying to do was simply open the PDF file in question, make a simple change, and save the file back as ...
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Adobe Acrobat Pro 9.0 on Windows 7 print to network share gives error

I've recently upgraded a client's workstations to brand new computers, with Windows 7 Professional. The server is still Windows Server 2003. The server has 2-3 file shares that get mapped to users' ...
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Make exported pdf from Indesign with framed content to be cropped, not clipped

I've exported a pdf file with some content framed from InDesign. The content is a linked/embeded file (most of the times other pdfs). If I resize the frame of the content I placed to the portion I ...
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Edit text in-line in an Adobe Acrobat Document .pdf?

I've been asked to make changes to a .pdf file. This consists of removing a single line of text. I have been given this .pdf file, but the original file that the .pdf file was generated from has ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a no-cost way to add sticky notes like “Adobe Acrobat”?

Is there a way to add sticky notes like "Adobe Acrobat"? Sticky notes over text document, images etc. Specially I want to comment with balloon on big images. Any solution must be no-cost.
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How to make a good PDF résumé without purchasing Adobe Acrobat?

How to make a good PDF résumé without purchasing Adobe Acrobat (or anything else)?