Adobe Acrobat is Adobe's family of Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) management software.

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OS X printing PDF super slow

Using OSX and printing to both a Konica and HP printer, large PDF's (10-20 pages) print very slow using Adobe Acrobat reader or acrobat pro, on the order of 5-10 seconds per page. If I use the built ...
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Searching a PDF in Adobe Acrobat and Reader returns incorrect results

Using Control-f or the binoculars icon to search for a word takes you to random points in the file.
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Stop Microsoft Word 2010 from smoothing screenshots?

When I insert JPEG screenshots into Microsoft Word, it smoothes them instead of preserving the original pixels from the bitmap. When I then print to PDF (using Acrobat Distiller), depending on my ...
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How do I edit the Adobe Template for PDF Packages?

I frequently bundle multiple .pdfs into packages to maintain the digital signatures. As a result I can either put a document without signatures as the cover, or use the Adobe template. Since it is ...
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How can I use Acrobat Pro to determine whether an image is rasterized?

How can I check on whether an image (PDF image file) is rasterized, using Adobe Acrobat Pro?
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ubuntu right click menu problem

When I right click a .PDF file, the first choice is to use Acrobat Reader 9. The second choice is the "open with" menu and it has Acrobat Reader 9 (again), Open Office, and others. The trouble is ...
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DOCX to PDF conversion loses hyperlinks on Mac OS X

I have a DOCX file that I'm trying to export from Word to PDF, but any way I try this, the hyperlinks stop working. Both the native PDF "Save As.." option and Print → "Save as Adobe PDF..." that ...
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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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Cropping a PDF File's Margin During Printing

I'm using the free Acrobat Reader to print out some pdf documents having very large top/bottom/left/right margins. I want to remove the margins (which are wasting too much space and making the fonts ...
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Is there a way to make Acrobat 10 change size of the Note icon?

For Highlighting and the Note's icon, I can click on it, and choose to view the Property bar and change its color, icon image, etc, and then say, "Use as Default Property", so now all the highlighting ...
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Why using Acrobat 10 resaving a PDF file that was 4MB will become 3MB?

I had some PDF files and just try to open it and do some highlighting using Acrobat 10 (also called Adode Reader X)... After highlighting, I save the file (using a different filename), and now the ...
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Why does Adobe Acrobat scroll so slowly, and what can I do about it?

I often am forced to view long PDF documents either in browser or out of browser. When I'm forced to use such documents, it's always frustrating, because whenever I scroll the document, the viewer ...
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Create PDF file (with forms) without Adobe Acrobat?

I have a PDF file that I need to add editable fields to. However, I don't have Adobe Acrobat, which costs money. Is there a free app out there that will let me do the same?
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Can I quickly override preset zooms for bookmarks in adobe pdf document?

I have a bookmarked pdf.. and all the bookmarks are set to make the zoom level 'actual size'. This is very annoying because every time I click a bookmark, I have to reset things to fit the way I like ...
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How can I mass rename all the form fields in a PDF?

I made a PDF with many (like 100) fillable form fields. But I did it with copy and paste. Now all the form fields have the same name (Text1) and filling in one will fill in all the others with the ...
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How can I create an XFDF file from a PDF?

How can I create an XFDF file from a PDF either 1) using Acrobat 8 Pro; or 2) using open source tools I tried creating the XFDF by hand, but I'm not able to merge it back into the PDF. I presume it's ...
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Adobe Acrobat Reader don't zoom out the page enough in “one page” mode

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Reader version 9.4 under Debian Lenny. I'm experiencing a problem: when I push the "Show one page at a time" button, I expect the page to zoom such that pressing PgUp/PgDn ...
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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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Where do these links in my generated PDF come from?

After converting a Word document to PDF using Adobe Acrobat Pro 9.9.3, I open the created PDF and want to highlight the hyperlinks in the document so that the user could see that there's something ...
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how do i make Acrobat my default?

How can I make Acrobat my default to open attachments that come via email and in opening documents? This was previously the case on my computer, but no longer.
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How to OCR PDF files with Old German Gothic (Fraktur) text?

I have been successfully using Adobe Acrobat X to OCR many scanned documents which I use for my research. However I have begun studying old German documents which use the Fraktur script, also known as ...
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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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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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What command-line options are available in Adobe Acrobat (not Reader) for modifying documents (Convert, Merge, etc.)?

See title. I'd like to convert a bunch of XML files to PDF using Adobe Acrobat (9.0). Currently, I'm opening each of these files with IE and then convert them manually using the Acrobat Plugin. I'm ...
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Adobe Acrobat Pro 9 Link tool doesn't resize the link area very precisely

I try to select an area of my pdf to make a link, but the selected box seems to only be allowed to be certain sizes. It's selecting two whole lines of text. I can't resize the link area very ...
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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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Switching Windows XP to 120 DPI slows down Acrobat Reader 9

Is it possible that switching Windows XP to 120 DPI would have negative impact on computer performance? Namely, I see Acrobat Reader starting much slower. Could maybe the font cache run out of memory ...
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Force Windows XP to open PDF with Adobe Reader 9.4 (Acrobat 4.0 also on machine)?

I have Adobe Reader (9.4) and Adobe Acrobat (4.0) installed on my PC. Windows XP is set-up to open PDF files through Adobe Reader which works fine. Then I have a software (refmanager) that opens PDF ...
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How to make the first page of a PDF display by itself and the succeeding pages display two-up?

When creating an e-book using Adobe Acrobat 8.2.1 on OS X 10.6.5, is there a way to make Adobe Acrobat (or Adobe Reader) display the pages as follows: p1 p2 p3 p4 p5 p6 rather than: p1 ...
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Creating fillable, saveable PDF in OpenOffice.org results in garbage

I've been creating beautiful fillable PDFs using OOo Writer under Ubuntu for a few years. However, I've recently been asked to make them saveable rather than just printable. So, I go to my ...
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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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Forcing Acrobat Reader font

I have a netbook with Linpus Linux and I'm trying to open automatically generated documents with Acrobat Reader that use Verdana but without having it embedded inside the PDF file. Linpus doesn't ...
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Is there a 3rd PDF creation tool that has reasonable feature partity with Acrobat?

I'd like to buy a "full" PDF creator product (not a converter) that perhaps has 80% of the features of Acrobat but are less expensive. Do any products like this exist?
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Selection Issues with a PDF from a Word document

I have a long Word document that has a running footer. When I try to copy and paste across pages in the PDF generated from this document, the behavior of this footer is unpredictable--sometimes it is ...
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Optio and Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro

Using Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro (previously using Adobe 7 Pro) to cut down PDF files by extracting only certain pages from the document. Due to compression settings that are apparetnly inherent in AA9Pro, ...
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Design PDF to print without images?

I want to create a PDF cookbook. I'd love to include large, beautiful, full-color images of the food, but I want to give people the option to print the whole thing without wasting toner/ink on the ...
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Chrome now prompting PDF security warning [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Google Chrome Annoying Download warning It seems like there has been a recent change to chrome. Now when I download a pdf I get a security warning. Is there a way to ...
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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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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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Are there any cons or missing features in Nitro PDF Professional versus Adobe Acrobat?

I've been looking into alternative PDF creation software such as NitroPDF. It seems like a bargain at $99 a license compared to $300 for Acrobat. The feature comparison page gives a list of things ...
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How can I change text in a large number PDFs?

I have about 100 PDF files that each contain a string of text that needs to be replaced. This is to fix a typographical error that was repeated all over the place. Is there any tool or techniques I ...
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0 bytes PDF created

I am trying to save from rows from the Powerbuilder datawindow to PDF and it creates 0 bytes files and gives message 'Save Rows As Failed'. Anyone knows why windows 7 and Adobe 9 does this? It work ...
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How to install multiple versions of Acrobat Reader on one machine

Is it possible? I tried to install 8 when I have 9 installed but the installer bombed out when it saw version 9. Any ideas how to work around this?
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What is the best approach to make a pdf document? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Creating PDF Documents Hi there. I'm trying to make a PDF document, and so far I can note two things, if I make a document using Word and I try to export it to PDF, it ...
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How to suppress the unsolicited footer when converting HTML -> PDF with Acrobat?

I often convert & combine (via contextmenu) HTML pages to PDF using Acrobat (not Acrobat Reader). I use Adobe Acrobat Pro 9 Extended, version 9.1.2. The converted PDFs always have the full path of ...
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How to print Acrobat PDF file without the images

I have a image-heavy PDF file and want to print part of it. Is there a way to print it without the images, but preserving the file layout (Save as Text is not an option, because it breaks the layout). ...
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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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Certain applications (e.g. Adobe Acrobat) don't display properly on Windows?

I have had a problem recently and wanted to see if anyone else had a similar problem or solution. I am using Windows XP (with all the latest updates). Every time I restart the computer, it runs ...
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PDF commented in Foxit Reader can not be commented in Adobe Reader anymore

I have a PDF version 1.5 here which I started commenting on with Foxit Reader 4. If I open the commented PDF in Adobe Reader 9 now, I get the following message: This document enabled extended ...
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Acrobat 9: Page numbers added to footer in Acrobat do not print

I am creating a manual by combining multiple PDF files in Acrobat 9 Standard (9.3.2). Because I'm combining multiple source files, I must add the page numbers in Acrobat after merging. I add the ...