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trying to create a new pdf from scratch with adobe acrobat

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Pro XI and when here's the prompt I'm initially presented with: I click on "Create PDF" and I get an "Open" dialog. I figure maybe it'll create the PDF when it doesn't ...
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Export PDF bookmarks as txt file [duplicate]

I only found utility to modify PDF bookmarks, but I was wondering if there is a software that can export all bookmarks of a PDF file into a .txt file ? I'm using Microsoft Windows
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Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Professional error …please reinstall the application

Problem: Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Professional closes shortly after opening the application/program. Error: "An error has been detected with a required application library and the product cannot continue. ...
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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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How do I copy vector graphics out of a PDF?

How do I copy a vector image out of a PDF file in Acrobat Pro? Currently what I have to do is use the Acrobat screenshot tool to make a bitmap copy, but what I want is the actual vector graphic in the ...
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.pdf file which doesn't displayed by Acrobat Reader

I have an .pdf file which doesn't opened by Acrobat Reader but it opened well by Chrome . That file looks like it converted from .ppt to .pdf format . This is the prompt message I get in the ...
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How can I encrypt a read-only adobe acrobat file?

My brokerage kindly decided to mark my account statement as read-only for my benefit. But, now when I open the statement in Acrobat Pro X in Windows 7, the Encrypt option is grayed out. How can I make ...
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How do I scroll multiple lines (thus faster) in Adobe Acrobat Reader?

When I scroll a PDF with the mouse (two-finger gesture on a laptop to be more precise) the scrolling is way too slow. I am not referring to rendering issues nor some kind of lag. Simply put, the ...
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Get rid of images, styling etc in PDF and only retain text? (Like removing .css from a webpage)

So I have this massive manual from work that I want to print out but to save ink I want to remove all the unnecessary objects (pictures, background, fancy fonts etc) and have a black and white copy. ...
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Adobe Acrobat Copy and Paste Font messed up

How does one copy and paste in Acrobat when fonts are embedded in PDF and not machine? I am opening an Adobe PDF and I copy the font from the PDF and then paste it to word and the characters are ...
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adobe acrobat pro document sizes [duplicate]

Is there seriously no way to take a PDF that is a larger size and simply change it to 8.5x11? It's an InDesign file. Resizing it in indesign will be a real pain because i only have CS3. I can't ...
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Is it possible to block Ask toolbar and McAfee from installing during Java and Acrobat updates? [duplicate]

Some of my users are required to have Java installed on their machines for specific applications. I have been instructing them to become more aware of automatic updates from Oracle. My problem is ...
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Open file at given path with non-default program?

I am normally opening PDF files with Foxit Reader. Now I have one PDF file (C:\sample.pdf) which I edit quite often, so for opening it, I am always using Adobe Acrobat. Currently I always have to ...
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Splitting a PDF into PDFs of various sizes

I recently upgraded from Adobe Acrobat 6 to 9 and I can't seem to figure outhow to split a large PDF into individual PDFs of various sizes (say, pages 1-3, 4-11, 12, etc.). I'm aware that A-PDF ...
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Adobe acrobat doesn't launch on windows 7

I have adobe acrobat (legal copy) installed as part of the adobe suite. When I try to launch it nothing happens. I've heard from coworkers it's a common problem. What is the cause and how do I fix it? ...
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acrobat X pro textbox tool keeps reverting to default color/font after program is closed and opened again

As above : is there a way to make the settings for the 'Add Text' tool in Acrobat X stick? For now, it always goes back to Black, Minion Pro font if i close the program and launch another PDF. ...
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Making emacs/AucTeX open Acrobat on Windows

How can I configure emacs 24 (with AucTeX) on MS windows so that I can bind a key to compile the latex document in the active buffer and then open the resulting pdf in acrobat? Can the same technique ...
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PDFs come out either all black or pixelated when printed (with picture)

Hey Fellow IT Guys, I have a couple of users who receive PDFs via eFax or Email and on the computer they look ok, but when they print it looks like this or either all black page They use ...
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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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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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Windows PDF printer driver with commenting enabled

Is there a PDF printer driver that allows PDFs to be created with commenting and markups enabled? I want users with Acrobat Reader to be able to use the markup the PDF files (like using the ...
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PDF scrolling on Windows 7

Sometimes, when I scroll a document (most often a PDF) using the two-finger method on my laptop's trackpad, after a while, the scroller starts jittering and jumping pages. At this point, the pinch ...
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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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Adobe acrobat PDFs into TIFF

I have a couple of PDFs that I want to merge into a single tiff file. I can get acrobat to combine the files but it exports as one tiff file per page. Is there a setting to get it to export as a ...
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Inserting a page into a .pdf causes the rest of the document to become all symbols

I'm trying to add another page to an existing .pdf document but every time I try the rest of the document becomes corrupt, it shows all symbols. Why is that, how can I fix it?
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Print a color document on a B&W printer, with good color separation

I want to print a PDF document converted from Word by Adobe Acrobat Pro. It has some figures containing colors that when I convert to black & white are distinguishable but after printing by a ...
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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 ...