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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 ...
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Alternatives to Adobe's PDF Optimizer? [closed]

Acrobat Professional features a PDF Optimizer tool, as reviewed here. This tool analyzes the space usage within a PDF file in terms of image size, fonts, ... Are there more lightweight and/or ...
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How to reduce the file size/rendering performance of PDFs embedding large EPS?

If one has a PDF with EPS-like graphics embedded. The EPS-like is something like finite-element method plot or browian motion which takes quite a long time for the machine to render. That makes the ...
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Rescuing a possibly corrupt PDF in Acrobat [duplicate]

I have a large Acrobat file (currently 92 pages, 25MB) which is constructed from lots of different sources (1 InDesign and 80 Illustrator files). Since I first brought these sources together, each ...
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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?
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Adobe Acrobat 9.0 professional crashes without error on Windows Server 2008 RS under terminal services

When I start Adobe Acrobat 9.0 professional on Windows Server 2008 R2 it works for a few seconds and then either freezes (goes translucent white) or simple disappears altogether instantly. ...
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Why do fonts look messed up in Adobe Acrobat?

When I open a PDF in a non-Acrobat PDF viewer, they look fine, but when I open one in Acrobat, the fonts look absolutely terrible. They look very low resolution and I'm not sure how to increase them. ...
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Swapping two pages in Adobe Acrobat

What is the easiest way to swap two pages in Adobe Acrobat ? (for example, page 15 is on page 16 and vice versa ... how to put them proper ?)
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Weird canvas/page size printing problem in Adobe Acrobat

I am trying to print a document in Adobe Acrobat. For some reason, Acrobat wants to print my document smaller than it actually is, despite having chosen that I DO NOT want the image to be scaled: ...
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PDF form (not) saving

I've created a form in a PDF with Adobe Acrobat Pro. When empy, I want to use it as a template which the user opens, fills in, and saves as a copy to preserve the blank state of the template. Here's ...
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How do I populate multiple records of data into a PDF form like a mail-merge?

I have Acrobat Pro, and I have a PDF with a form on it. Assuming the fields in the form correspond to a data source (like rows in an RDBMS table or xml file), I want to then print multiple copies of ...
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How to save a rotated Adobe PDF file

I received an Adobe PDF scan of a document that displays upside-down. I rotated it inside Adobe Acrobat and chose Save As to make a new document, however, the rotation is not saved and when I open ...
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rotate pdf by a certain degree in adobe acrobat

I imported a .jpg image into adobe acrobat to convert it into PDF form with textboxes and stuff. the scanned .jpg is tilted and has to be rotated 5 deg. anti-clockwise. I know how to do this on image ...
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Split pages of PDF in Adobe Acrobat Pro

I have a scanned PDF (two vertical pages on one horizonatal page). How can I split them to be single pages in Adobe Acrobat Pro Extended?
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PDF Download Only

On a Mac how do you download a PDF and not automatically open it in Acrobat?
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Word document to PDF: open hyperlinks in new window

I have a Microsoft Word document with hyperlinks in it. When I save it as a PDF document, those hyperlinks no longer open that link in a new window. I have tried all the settings under the "Target ...
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install Adobe® Acrobat 9 Pro error

My OS is Windows 7. I try to download Adobe® Acrobat 9 Pro for English and Windows (326.6MB) by its Akamai Download Manager and then click on "Install Now". But I meet some error: "Action ...
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How to crop permanently in Acrobat?

After cropping anything by using the crop tool in Adobe Acrobat, how do I ensure that the cropped area is fixed and can't be seen even when I increase the crop margin? For example: how would I crop ...
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Acrobat Adobe Writer

What is Acrobat Adobe writer? It is part of Adobe Acrobat? If I have Adobe Acrobat, do I have the Writer?
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Is there a way to make NoScript always allow .pdf files?

I'm using Firefox with NoScript to stop the bad stuff. I've also told Acrobat Reader to load .pdf files in it's own window instead of inside the browser (because sometimes it locks up, and then I ...
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From a big PDF file how to convert only particular pages to HTML using Adobe Acrobat?

From a big PDF file how to convert only particular pages to HTML using Adobe Acrobat?
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Acrobat 9.2.0 License

I'm about to format a machine and I am wondering if anyone can tell me how to copy an Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard (9.2.0) license so I can reload the software. I have several re-install disks that were ...
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Adjust PDF Contrast with Adobe Reader/Acrobat?

We get PDF's from our professor to read for homework but they're often scanned documents, is there a way to adjust the contrast of the text to make it easier to read? Edit: I've got Photoshop but is ...
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Is there a free PDF printer / distiller that creates signable documents?

I've used various methods (mentioned elsewhere on this site) to create PDFs, using a printer driver or converting from PostScript, etc. The common problem is that if I open any of the output files in ...
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Resizing pages in Adobe Acrobat Pro

I am using Acrobat Professional 8 to assemble a document from two imported page images (JPGs). Acrobat seems to interpret the images at screen resolution, and creates a document that's about 35" by ...
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Is there software to allow me to search a PDF file with Regex?

I would like a PDF viewer that I can search documents with using regular expressions. Is there such a thing? I've tried PowerGrep, but it doesn't have a graphical viewer and its interface is a little ...
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Chrome for Linux doesn't display pdf's

I am using latest chrome package for Debian and it doesn't seem to handle acrobat plugin correctly - when I open a pdf there is just nothing on the screen (kind of dark grey colour). How can I ...
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printing booklet from PDF

I am trying to print a booklet out of PDF file to 2-sided A4 pages using Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro. it always get stuck at 100% and printer wont print last page. I tried it with Adobe reader. Booklet ...
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Adobe acrobat not printing “there were no pages selected to print”

I am constantnly getting the error message "there were no pages selected to print" with acrobat v9 on XP. Anyone know how to get rid of this problem - other than a re-install?
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Create an expiring PDF

Is there a way to create a PDF that is: Password protected Can not be printed Can not be viewed after a certain date/time?