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batch remove pdf password using Acrobat pro 11 or other software

I have thousands of pdf with password encrypted and i want to remove the password in batch process, i tried acrobat 11 pro and created a batch action to remove, but its til prompt me every to enter a ...
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Format Fonts for Text Field Default Values

I am kind of new to Adobe Acrobat. I am using Adobe Acrobat Pro X. I am creating a fillable form, from scratch, basically. What I would like to do is be able to format a read only texbox so that it ...
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How to put a small bookmark in a PDF file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Acrobat Reader & saving last page I read? How could I put a navigation point in a PDF file, so that when I leave, then come back and open the file, I can go straight ...
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Export Microsoft Word document for Adobe Acrobat signature

When I save a MS Word document (.docx) as a PDF, I am not able to sign it in Adobe Acrobat. Is there a way to export an MS Word doc to a signable PDF? Third party products are an option as well.
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PDF files going offline on computer sleep

I store my valuable PDF files for reading on my home NAS drive. When I wake my netbook up, the file I had been reading before going to sleep goes offline even though it is accessible. The pages of the ...
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How to move your focus out of the text?

I've got a PDF open in Acrobat. I like to scroll the "standard" way, where I can press the arrow key up to go up by a line or two, and the arrow key down for the opposite. But sometimes I ...
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PDF files are opening in Firefox, undesiredly

PDF files have suddenly started to open within the browser windows of Firefox 17. The PDF files are being displayed with the Adobe Acrobat plugin, which is odd, since I have explicitly disabled the ...
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Acrobat 8, PDF Optimizer has no effect, convert embedded PNGs to JPG?

I use the PDF Optimizer feature in Acrobat Pro (v8) to reduce the file size of DTP-generated PDFs by downsampling the embedded images to a lower resolution. This normally works fine. However today ...
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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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Inserting 2nd PDF into original PDF changes page ordering [closed]

I have a PDF file (roughly 200 pages) and I would like to insert another PDF that is a single page. No matter if I choose Before or After (when inserting the PDF), the document inserts the page about ...
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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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how to get Office outlook 2010 working with adobe acrobat 9

How do i get outlook 2010 working with adobe acrobat 9. The feature I am looking for is to convert my mail as pdf and the attachments. the screen-shot i think is taken with adobe acrobat 10. i am ...
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Exclude one color when printing an Adobe Acrobat X document

I have an image in an acrobat x document with a lot of yellow on it. I want to print it but not have any yellow print. I can't figure it out, but the user who asked me this showed me a printout he ...
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Acrobat Reader-how to print only the odd pages?

I want to print on one side and the other of the page. So what I do now is write 1,3,5..., the odd pages pages and later, the even ones. What option is so that is done automatically? I have version ...
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Acrobat Reader- How to open the same document in separate windows?

How to open the same document in separate windows? One solution would be to rename it, but is there other better solution? I have Adobe 9.4.6 and Windows 7
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What happens to a PDF file when you save it as a static PDF file?

Does anyone know what happens to a PDF file when you save it as a static PDF file? I have a 17K PDF file that doesn’t work will with my software. But when I save it as a Static PDF using Adobe Live ...
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Is there any other way to ensure that pdf file will not be printed under Acrobat?

I am aware that password security for Acrobat X can be easily compromised. Is there any other way to ensure that pdf file will not be printed? Is there any way to limit the view of pdf files with ...
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How to add missing fonts to Adobe Illustrator?

When opening an Adobe Acrobat PDF document on Mac OS X Lion to edit in Adobe Illustrator CS6, I got the message: The font Helvetica-Narrow-Bold is missing. Affected text will be displayed using a ...
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Replacing a common page in a PDF

I have a page that's repeated hundreds of times throughout a several thousand page PDF. I need to make a change to that page, and I want the change reflected throughout the document. I've done some ...
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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 ...