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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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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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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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Computer slowing down after several Print to PDF requests

I recently asked about Memory not unloading and was helped by the answers I've got, but recently understood the problem is something different, so I'm posting a new question. The problem is that when ...
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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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Adobe Acrobat Pro: Error 110 “The document could not be saved.”

I opened a PDF, highlighted some text, tried to save it, and got the following error message, which preventing me from saving the amended PFD: The document could not be saved. There was a problem ...
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Acrobat XI Pro how to suppress Action Wizard messages

I'm running the Action Wizard in Acrobat on Windows 7 to convert files to OCR PDFs. Each time it processes a file a window pops up and the Action Wizard overrides anything else I might be doing on my ...
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Adobe Acrobat DC - Removing or editing the giant menu bar

Adobe DC now shows a giant menu bar at the top, with Home / Tools / Documents / etc. This bar is annoying, because, at least by default, it takes up a huge piece of the screen, and shows Adobe ads ...
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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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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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use same data in multiple forms - PDF

I need to fill out the same permission form very often and it is very tedious to put in my information every time. Using Adobe Acrobat Pro, is it possible to use the same data from form fields in ...
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Acrobat fullscreen mode not working as intended on Microsoft Surface

I have a .pdf file that uses lots of javascript-driven buttons, and which must be displayed on a Microsoft Surface in fullscreen mode. Everything works exactly as intended, with one exception: If a ...
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Hard to remove 2 metadata fields in PDF using Acrobat XI Pro (Mac)

Under the "Get Info" screen of the PDF file, More Info, How do I remove the metadata for "Encoding Software" and "Where From" ? If I open this PDF in Acrobat XI Pro (Mac) and open ...
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How can I speed up saving/processing of pdfs?

I work in printing and I frequently get large pdfs (2000 pages) and saving them and imposing them takes FOREVER even if I chunk it into say 10 files of 200 pages. The main culprits seems to be ...
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How to remove side panel from opening by default on Adobe Reader in IE9?

In Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, IE9, does anyone know how to remove side panel from opening by default? <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <html> ...
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Acrobat XI add text from Excel spreadsheet to multiple different PDF pages

I need to add QTY and Note fields to multiple independent pdfs Example: PDF#1 needs to add QTY and Note Text from Part #1's Row PDF#2 needs to add QTY and Note Text from Part #2's Row ETC. I tried ...
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Adobe Acrobat and Word Crashing on Save

I've been trying to debug this for weeks but with no success. EVerytime I login with the client remotely, I and they can't replicate the problem. It is also random. Not everytime for the same files. ...
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Microsoft Edge keeps taking over PDF file open/association

Every few days the file association for PDFs on my Windows 10 machine switches to Microsoft Edge. I then right click on a PDF, choose "Open With -> Choose Another App", select Acrobat from the list, ...
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Is it possible to tone down the brightness of Adobe Reader?

My textbook is a PDF file so I spend lots of time reading pages in Adobe Reader. The problem is the white background in Adobe reader is really bright and distracting. I've already turned down the ...
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PDF Batch Process Edit Bookmark Properties - Acrobat Pro

I created bookmarks in pdf using pdftk. But all the bookmarks are set to zoom to fit. I want to edit the properties of all the bookmarks to zoom to width. I have acrobat pro. Please help.
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Mass importing bookmarks into Adobe Acrobat PDF

I have a large scanned PDF file which I want to make easier to navigate via adding a list of bookmarks. I have created a simple list of bookmark titles and page numbers in notepad like so: Title ...
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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 images inserted into word showing as icons [closed]

This an example of what I see in a document sent to me with pdfs embedded. Normally for me, these links get displayed as full images. I've never heard of or seen a word extension or add-in that did ...
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Acrobat Reader DC Save always asking for file location

It seems like there is no difference between Save and Save As in Acrobat Reader DC. Every time I hit Save after editing a file, a Save As dialogue pops up. I want Acrobat Reader to automatically save ...
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How do I print a web page as a PDF from Firefox (using Adobe) without the URL in the footer?

I have Adobe Acrobat installed on my Windows 7 machine, and I'm trying to print a webpage as a PDF from Firefox. When I do, the URL of the page is automatically placed in the footer. I did uncheck the ...
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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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Fonts in Adobe Reader

When I convert a particular document from .doc format to a .pdf file, the Shebrew font turns into small boxes in Adobe Acrobat. When I try to print the document, it prints small boxes rather than ...
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How recover the Product Key of an installed activated Adobe Acrobat XI Standard

I have an activated Adobe Acrobat XI Standard (Version 11.0.13) on my old PC and want to get it to my new PC. As you can guess though the title, I unfortunately I lost the CD where the Product Key ...
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Can I install all Adobe updates and just reboot at the end?

I found a post detailing how to upgrade Adobe Acrobat Pro 8.0.0 to 8.3.1. It involves downloading 13 different patches, and it says you have to reboot after installing each patch. I imagine that ...
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corrupted font after flattening

I have a large PDF that contains several drawings. The file has been stamped by others and flattened. When I added my stamped and flattened the fonts became corrupted randomly throughout the drawing. ...
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Is it possible to view separate PDFs side by side in Adobe Reader DC?

In the older versions of acrobat reader, each file opened in a separate window and you could manually size them so you could read two at once or with a widescreen, maybe even have a third program open ...
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PDF from ghostscript appears blank in acrobat reader

I have (3 pretty large) PDF files which I obtain using ghostscript from a single source pdf generated with xelatex (both under ubuntu linux). The 3 files select different regions from the source, like ...
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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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Object pushed to back upon export to PDF in Adobe Illustrator

I inserted a vector graphic in my Adobe Illustrator document: Then I exported the Adobe Illustrator document to PDF, and opened the exported PDF in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI, where I saw that the vector ...
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Best way to clean up a PDF without increasing file size massively

I scan a lot of A4 notes that I write up, but a lot of my old ones have staple holes in them. Some of these scans also have slight imperfections such as a small dot (dirt) on them, which really bugs ...
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How do I set default view preferences in Adobe Acrobat?

In Acrobat Pro, I try to set preferences (open in "page-width" view and use "one-page continuous) but it only makes changes for the document I have open, not as default for every time I open.
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Filling out text in a dropdown field in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

I have a form that I'm working on that has several drop down fields for country selection. Unfortunately, my country doesn't appear in the drop down. Is there any way I can change the form from a drop ...
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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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Permanently setting B/W threshold in Acrobat XI?

I am looking for a software to conveniently scan documents in black and white (1 bit). Previously I have been using Presto PageManager in a version from 2001. Here I could set up scan settings, then ...
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Secured pdf says signing is allowed, but I can't seem to do it

The pdf in question is from the government of Canada. Here is the a link to the file, and here is the website. When I open the file in adobe acrobat, I can edit all the forms, but can't add a ...
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How can I complete a PDF form with Adobe Acrobat Pro so that I can use ISO 8601 (i.e., yyyy-mm-dd) to input date field?

How can I complete a PDF form with Adobe Acrobat Pro so that I can use ISO 8601 (i.e., yyyy-mm-dd) to input date field? By default, it's mm-dd-yyyy or mm-dd-yy: I use Adobe Acrobat Pro XI with ...
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How to view PDF in Artbox?

I have a PDF, which by default it displays the pages in Trimbox/Bleedbox sizes. But if I "crop" something, clearly you can see that there is an Artbox outside. How can I set the default display to ...
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Starting Adobe Acrobat without toolbar and side panes

I found that it's possible to start Acrobat without toolbar with the following command: Acrobat.exe" /A "toolbar=0" "%1" and that it's possible to hide the navpanes with the following: ...
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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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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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Read pdf with minimum white margin

I have a pdf file which originates from MS Word (*.docx). I want to read / print it out with minimum white margin. I have tried converting the pdf file back to *.docx. Although I can edit the white ...
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Secret link to get updates for Acrobat Professional 8.0?

Finding the Acrobat Pro 8.0 Updates ... Anywhere? As best I can tell, Adobe has removed all updates for Acrobat Professional 8. This link -- http://www.adobe.com/downloads/updates.html -- goes to ...
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Open the same PDF multiple times

Is it possible to open the same PDF multiple times with Adobe Reader?
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Make ComboBox Search List as User Types

I have been researching this for weeks now, and have not been able to locate what should be a simple solution to a simple problem. I have an Adobe Pro XI form with a ComboBox that has a very large ...
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Acrobat opens on wrong monitor without header visible

I have two monitors, one in landscape and the other in portrait mode to make it easier to read and annotate full pages of PDFs. The first PDF opens in that location without a problem. Unfortunately, ...