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Auto hot-linking in-text citations to a bibliographic entry

I'm trying to find the best way to automatically create hyperlinks within a document from an in text citation, "(Author, 2014)", to its respective bibliographic entry in such a way that is seen in ...
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How do I edit a PDF in Acrobat if it rather than LiveCycle

I want to edit the the fields of a PDF in Acrobat using Forms->Add or Edit Fields which I know how to use. Unfortunately, a new form I want to edit seems to have been made in LiveCycle designer ...
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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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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 do I correct the order of page thumbnails in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro?

When I opened a document in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro and looked at the Page Thumbnails, I found the thumbnails are numbered from right to left (instead of the English left to right). How do I correct the ...
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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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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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Does Acrobat XI Pro Win ESD support fillable form fields from a CSV?

At work I had an old version of Adobe Acrobat Pro, version 9, which I used combined with some Actionscript and batch actions to fill in form fields using a csv file and finally outputting to one pdf ...
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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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Is it possible to create bookmarks for PDF automatically?

I downloaded a big PDF and it contains NO BOOKMARK! I am using Foxit Reader to view it. Is there any automatic approach to create bookmarks?
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Batch metadata and text extraction of pdf files

I have a set of PDF files, all of which contain text. However, some of these files were somehow not created properly; the selectable text is not searchable or convertible to plain text (the resulting ...
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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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How to reduce margins when printing a PDF?

I tried http://superuser.com/a/316966/269574 but to no avail. When I print as a PDF https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/372/335/case.html, the text is aligned left but covers only 60% of the ...
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Any way to insert a pop-up text box in a PDF fillable form?

I have created a fillable form in PDF, using Acrobat XI. I did a small experience check to see how the intended users were using it. Well mostly, people started printing it and writing on it. There ...
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Why do Google Chrome and Adobe Acrobat Pro copy different text to the clipboard when I select the same text in the PDF?

In Adobe Acrobat Pro XI hitting Ctrl + C when the following text is selected will copy the following to the clipboard: Training 1. Collect a set of representa8ve training documents In Google ...
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Disabling the loading bar in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

Is it anyway to disable/hide the loading bar in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI? The screenshot below shows what I mean by loading bar: I use Adobe Acrobat Pro XI with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
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Firefox prompts to activate Adobe Acrobat despite “Always activate” enabled

I'm using Firefox v33.1.1 on Windows and I can't get Acrobat reader to activate automatically. For instance, I was trying to view this PDF document and I received the "Activate Adobe Acrobat" screen. ...
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Can't insert PDF as object into WORD

I drag a .pdf file to a word document and get - The program used to created this object is AcroExch. That program is either not installed on your computer or it is not responding. To edit this ...
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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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How can I convert a PDF document to a Publisher document

I have a PDF document with advanced formatting that was created in InDesign that I want to convert to a Publisher document. I have already tried converting the PDF into Word usding the built in Export ...
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How to change font in multiple textbox simultaneously in Adobe Acrobat X

Does anyone know how to modify font of texts in multiple Adobe Acrobat Textbox simultaneously? I know that you can change the font, font size and font color of text by double click on the text box ...
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Adobe PDF Printing - Printing multiple files with the same name

I have an application that prints out multiple pages as separate documents (because they are separate documents) as a batch process. However, the program always names the file the same, so when I pass ...
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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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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 - merge PDFs via command line [duplicate]

Is it possible to combine PDFs files into one via command-line in Adobe Acrobat? Is so, how? I have tried PDFtk and it works great but at work I am supposed to use Adobe Acrobat only. Thank you! ...
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adobe acrobat pro xi save as PDFs optimized using command line?

I have a directory with about 4,570 files that I would like to reduce the size of I have adobe acrobat pro and the save as pdf optimized seems like its doing a good job but obviously I can't do them ...
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Startup Program Confusion

I just noticed that in my startup programs I have Adobe Acrobat and Acrobat Manager (15) listed. Dropping it down reveals a bunch of programs, many of which are already listed as an enabled startup ...
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Removing Objects & Images from 600 page Adobe Acrobat X file - How?

How do you remove Images & Objects from a 600 page Adobe Acrobat X file ? Any suggestion are welcome.
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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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Save button is always active in Adobe Acrobat

I always use adobe acrobat for pdf file viewing and editing. It's great and works well until I installed a recent update. After the update, my "save file" button is always "blue" (active)!! Usually, ...
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How can I save an Excel file as a PDF while maintaining frozen Frames?

I'm using Excel 2013. I have a spreadsheet where the first row is "frozen". So when I scroll up and down that first row stays put. It contains the titles for each row. When I save the file as a PDF, ...
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unable to change the security properties on PDF file to password protect it

I have PDF file I scanned. I am unable to change the security setting to add password it it. Here is link how to password protect it and also the screenshot for the gray'ed out security propety. I ...
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Auto-scrolling a PDF on a page basis with Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

Is it possible to auto-scroll a PDF on a page basis with Adobe Acrobat Pro XI with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate? By page basis I mean I want the PDF to auto-scroll page by page, and not by small ...
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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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PDF Watermarks in Acrobat makes the entire page opaque

It looks like when I create a watermark AND change the opacity to something low the entire PDF becomes slightly opaque and colors are not that vivid (even if the actual text watermark is very small in ...
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Go to next matching page in Acrobat

In Acrobat X, if I search for a term using Command-F, I can find each match by pressing enter. Is it possible to go to the next page containing the search term (rather than to the location of the term ...
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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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Is it somehow possible to edit hyperlinks from or in a pdf file faster than with Acrobat?

I have a PDF file with several hundreds of hyperlinks (all pointing inside the file) and would like to change the destination pages faster and easier than with the built in tool contained in Adobe ...
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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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What are exact settings in Adobe Acrobat “Reduced Size PDF…” relative to “Optimized PDF…”?

Does anybody know what are the exact settings whne saving a PDF document in "Reduced Size PDF..." vs. saving it in "Optimized PDF..."? I know "Optimized PDF..." has different modes like Standard, ...
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PDF editor, creator alternatives?

Anyone have any thoughts on the following solutions for PDF alternatives to Acrobat?: Nuance PDF Converter 6 Professional & BlueBeam PDF Revu 7 Standard Nuance is cheaper and seems to have all ...
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How to remove OCR from a PDF?

I have been searching Google for some time but cannot find an answer to my question. I have unwanted layers of OCR in a document that I recently scanned with Adobe Acrobat. It has not been OCRed ...
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Why copying a text box in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro does not appear in Ditto's clipboard history?

When I editing the content of a PDF using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro, I noticed that when I copy a text box object, it does not appear in Ditto's clipboard history. Why? To edit the content of a PDF I use ...
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Disable the accordion style of the tools menu in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

Is there anyway to disable the accordion style of the tools menu in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro? E.g. in the following screenshot, if I click on "Pages", I don't want the "Content Editing" content panel to ...
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Text appears as black dots in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

I was trying to a edit a PDF with Adobe Acrobat XI Pro on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate: The PDF is a figure that was generated by the Python library matplotlib, which apparently use the Bitstream ...
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Fit a page to its content in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro?

Is there any way to fit a page to its content in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro? E.g. in the following PDF, I did some content editing and one text box is outside the page: I would like to extend the size ...
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What font is CourierLatin1

I have a pdf I need to, using Acrobat Professional, change a few characters in. The problem is that when I do I get an error message that the font is not available. Viewing properties for these ...
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Can I recover the original image of text after processing by adobe professional OCR?

Someone used (probably) Adobe Professional OCR feature to OCR a scanned pdf file. The OCRed result had some errors, and it added the text result back to the text image in the pdf file, covering the ...
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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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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 ...