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How to enable import form data in Adobe Reader

I currently have a pdf form open in Adobe Reader for which I would like to fill out using an XML file. However, under the extended features tab, the option to import data is greyed out (exporting data ...
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Stop editing text & images in Acrobat Pro XI

This may sound like a silly question, but how do you stop editing text & images in Acrobat Pro XI? Clicking on Edit Text & Images again under Content Editing does nothing. Clicking on the ...
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Print and Preferences Dialog Boxes Too Large

Having a strange issue that I've never come across before, and although some existing forum questions seem to have similar problems, I have yet to find an answer that satisfies the issue. A user came ...
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Open multiple instances of Adobe Acrobat Professional

When I run OCR on a PDF file using Acrobat, I am not able to use Acrobat at the same time to view or work with other PDF files. Is there anyway to get around this?
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How can a scanned document have multiple layers in resulting PDF?

A colleague and I find ourselves at odds about the details of a transaction. As proof to support his claims, I asked him to send me a copy of an invoice form he received with an order. The colleague ...
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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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PDF thumbnails are not created

In Windows Explorer thumbnails for PDF-files aren't created. It just displays the icons, other files (such as jpg's) work fine. I've already tried every solution I could find on the internet. Registry ...
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Remove the layer information from Adobe PDF

I make lots of drawings in AutoCAD and convert them to PDF and pass it on to the client. What I do not want the client to see in the drawings, is the different layer information that PDF is ...
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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro: The PDF document contained image masks that were not downsampled

I am using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro to work with PDF documents, many of which I download from Google Books and read on my iPad. However, some of the Google Books PDFs are very large and slow to load on ...
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Preserve embedded objects when converting a Word File to PDF using Acrobat Pro 9

I thought this was a basic feature but I can't seem to find a solution: If I want to convert a Word file which has other files embedded as an object to PDF, the embedded Word symbol is not clickable ...
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Poor quality PNG image when printing to PDF in Word 2010

I have a transparent PNG: The PNG file above was created from an EPS file to a high-resolution PNG, then resized using Photoshop. I am placing this image into a Word file on a cover page. The ...
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How can I decrease PDF's margine while printing?

I have an e-book(for A4 size-portrait) with border and margin of about 2 cm. Since the fonts are a bit big, I want to print two pages on same side of A4 paper(in landscape) and zoom a bit by ...
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Converting LaTeX Generated PDF to Word Using Acrobat XI

I've found myself, again, needing to live in both the land of LaTeX and Microsoft Word. I have Acrobat XI available, so I thought that I would just use it as a middle man in the conversion from LaTeX ...
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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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How to print only PDF pages with searched text

In a PDF Document with 200> pages, I want to print only the ones containing a given search text. However it seems that Acrobat Reader is not able to do this. I can print only selected pages, but I can ...
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adobe acrobat pro xi save as PDFs optimized using command line?

I have a directory I would like to reduce in size that contains about 4,570 files. I have Adobe Acrobat Pro and the Save As PDF optimized seems like it's doing a good job but obviously I can't do ...
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Acrobat: How to set default font for text box tool?

How do I set the default font for the text box tool in Adobe Acrobat? (If the solution depends on the version, assume Version 8.)
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Align text boxes in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

I have a PDF with a table on contents where each line is it's own text box object. I want to align these objects with each other but I can't find a way to do this. There is no "align" command and I ...
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How can I set up a batch process for watermarking and printing pdf files?

I want to automate a process of applying individual watermarks to and printing a fair number of .pdf files. My main program for handling .pdf files is Adobe Acrobat Pro XI. Acrobat has a feature ...
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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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Adobe Acrobat X

Adobe Acrobat X is displaying my vector based pdf files as low resolution pixelated files, however when I open them in Adobe Reader they look perfect. Even the Acrobat start-up screen is pixelated. ...
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Why are Acrobat PDF tags not shown in Windows?

I have added tags such as Author, Subject and Title to some new PDF files I created. But they are not shown in Windows when I view file properties. Why? In order to see this information I have to ...
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Adobe Acrobat: PDF export to image, poor fonts quality

I have a trouble with PDF file export to image in Adobe Acrobat Pro. Fonts looks great thanks to "smooth text" option in Acrobat. But when I export pdf as an jpg/png image, fonts looks terrible in ...
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Printing a PDF consisting of pages of different sizes

I have combined several PDF documents into one using Adobe Acrobat. Some of the original files are 11 x 7 and I cannot get them to print, so the whole document shows up on 8½ x 11, and the borders are ...
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Acrobat digital signature -mark as read only not working

I am using Acrobat XI Pro. I have created a simple form where the top half should be filled in then digitally signed by user 1. Then the bottom half should be filled by user 2, but user 2 should not ...
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How do I edit the printing margins \ borders of a PDF, in Adobe Acrobat Pro or Soda PDF Pro, in order to print the PDF?

I'm running Windows 7 I have a PDF doc that is a 48 page users manual. I am wanting to print it, but 48 pages would be a waste. So I tried to combine 4 of the PDF pages onto one printed page. I am ...
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Why is Adobe Acrobat Pro taking up so much space? [closed]

I always notice that Adobe Acrobat takes up a bunch of space, like 2GB or more frequently. I just looked at my home PC and the same program is taking up 5GB. Ugh what? Why? Is there a way I can ...
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Increase PDF margins by reducing size of content (without changing overall page size)

I have a poster I want to print but the margin around it is not big enough. Is there a way to resize the content so there is more whitespace, without changing the overall size of the page?
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Printing a PDF results in garbled text (sometimes)

We have a system that renders a report as a PDF, and displays it in the browser for the user. In the browser, the document always appears to display fine, but when printed on one machine, it ...
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Adobe Reader XI and Acrobat X will not open

Adobe Reader XI and Acrobat X have stopped opening. When I try to open a PDF, or either one of these programs, the cursor shows a busy icon for a few seconds and stops. Each time I open it a process ...
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Scanning and Recognizing Highlighted Text

This question was asked on an Adobe Acrobat forum. I am posting here since I am looking to solve the same task, but don't require that the solution use Adobe Acrobat. Is there a way to print a ...
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Duplicate fields on the same page, on an Adobe PDF form

I have a section of an Adobe PDF form which will contain a list of items, I want to be able to add as many items to this list as neccessary and for it to push the rest of the content down. I am using ...
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Convert PMD to PDF, without PageMaker

A colleague sent me a couple of PMD files made 12 years ago. I don't have PageMaker or InDesign (he neither). Can I convert them to PDF without buying software? Preferably online or with legal ...
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hyperlink word table of figures in pdf

I save a word document with both Table of Contents and Table of Figures. I create a PDF using Adobe Acrobat. The table of contents in the PDF document are hyperlinked. The table of figures is not. Any ...
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Adobe Acrobat 11: how to select, move, edit objects

In Acrobat 9 pro, there was this neat little tool Edit Object (Touch Up), that gave you the possibility, to click on separate words of text while holding CTRL, and when the selection was made, then ...
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Password-protected PDF not opening on Linux

I have a PDF document (from the British Library via interlibrary loan) which is password protected via some sort of remote validation of the password. I tried to open it on Ubuntu 14.04, which ...
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Support for EPS in Office 2013

When emedding graphics in Word or Publisher documents that are destined for printing or distribution as PDFs, I use EPS format because it preserves the sharpness of the images at all magnifications. ...
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Fonts in PDF files: How do I ensure that a font will render properly across platforms/readers?

I created a document in MS Word (2007) and then published to PDF with the intention of creating a document that looks the same regardless of platform or pdf reader choice. It looks fine on a couple ...
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How to make a page number “Cover” in Acrobat

In Acrobat, I know how to change page numbers to numbers, but how do I change a page number to "Cover"? Thanks!
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Save Microsoft Word 2010 document as PDF and preserving inter-document bookmarks

Using Microsoft Word 2010, on Windows 7 Enterprise Edition, without any PDF-generation COM add-ins/add-ons installed: Is it possible to save documents that have hyperlinks pointing to bookmarks in ...
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Why does Adobe Acrobat Pro DC sanitize and remove hidden information double document size?

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC on Mac OS X Yosemite and find that when I run the Sanitize or Remove Hidden Information tools the document size grows dramatically. For example, my Acrobat file of 21 ...
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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 X Professional - can I print to PDF and overwrite the file currently open?

Essentially, I would like a way to quickly turn comments and annotations into objects on the page of a PDF file, so that when I email the file and I want someone to be able to see my comments, the ...
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Split pages of scanned PDF

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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How to install multiple versions of Acrobat Reader on linux [duplicate]

My OS is Fedora 21 - 4.0.4-202.fc21.x86_64 GNU/Linux I often need to read pdf academic papers that are protected by the FileOpen plugin (DRM). FileOpen website offers updated plugins for the latest ...
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Font contains bad /Widths - PDF error

I have PDF file which designed very long before and its contains some fonts which are unavailable in my new computer. The PDF file shows the blank white space in adobe reader, but if I open it in my ...
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How to add bookmarks exactly at the location near a page's edge in Acrobat?

In a PDF file, sometimes a header is located near the line between two pages. In this condition, if I added a bookmark to mark this heading, Acrobat will automatically adjust it to the line instead of ...
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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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Find Key of Installed and Activated instance Adobe Acrobat Professional without using 3rd party tools

Have several copies of Acrobat Professional that were purchased previously, installed and activated. However there is no documentation of the serial numbers, the Adobe online account ID or any details ...
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How to find out WHERE a specific font is used in a PDF document

For a given PDF which uses a number of fonts (e.g., in Acrobat Reader, the fonts used can be seen when selecting Files > Properties > Fonts) how can I find out where a certain font is used in the ...