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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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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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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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Combining ClearScan with text from alternate OCR package

I love Adobe Acrobat's ClearScan but the OCR quality sucks so I am trying to figure out how to use another OCR engine. I've tried importing the text of a searchable image PDF (created by Omnipage) as ...
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Can I downscale from 600dpi to 300dpi for Adobe's ClearScan without running OCR again?

Practically changing dpi would be done by selecting the original scan and Recognize Text using OCR and then select the 300dpi But I already have a 600dpi ClearScan OCRed document and I want to ...
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Adding extra left margin in pdf print without using Acrobat Pro

I want to print out a large review article, available as a pdf, with an extra 1" left margin to facilitate getting it bound. I've heard it happens naturally in Acrobat Pro, but I don't have it and am ...
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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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How do I remove the licensing error notice on Acrobat 9 Pro?

I'm getting the following notice in Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro: :Error "Licensing for this product has stopped working ..." How do I remove this?
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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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Auto-Fill Textfields in PDF from external sites?

So I've got an editable PDF with 2 text fields. Name and EMail. The PDF is locally as in on my current PC. The database is remote, and has 2 fields called "Name" and "EMail". However it is not a ...
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Additional blank page opens up when a document is opened in Adobe Acrobat 9

A colleague of mine is using Adobe Acrobat 9 on a Windows 7 machine. When he opens a .pdf, Adobe Acrobat 9 opens the document but then also opens an additional blank page over the .pdf. This is quite ...
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Listing highlighted text in Acrobat XI Pro

I highlighted some text in a PDF: Is there any way to view the highlighted text in some list, like we can on Crocodoc (but ideally I would like to have an option not to chop the text): I'm ...
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we can not able to Copy Text from Word file to Pdf Directly in Text Box in 11 Pro

In Adobe 8 Pro we can able to Copy Text from Word file to Pdf Directly in Text Box and it was quite easy. But Now in 11 Pro text from word file copied as Stamp which get complicated. Can you give the ...
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Adobe Livecycle Designer equivalent for mac?

Is there any software out there like Adobe Livecycle Designer for mac? ... where we can easily design pdf forms and still be compatible with Acrobat Pro. Does anyone know if they will make it for ...
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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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Where is the scroll gone in Adobe PDF viewer?

So I am attempting to view a document and on the left hand side is a table of contents but unfortunately I am unable to locate a scroll bar or next-page button for this table of contents. Is there ...
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Edit document text woes

I have a PDF file, I would like to remove some text. I am using Adobe Acrobat X Pro. I chose Tools Recognize Text ClearScan Then I choose Tools Content Edit Document Text However when I ...
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How do I remove a usage restriction from a PDF file?

I have made usage restrictions to a PDF file and protected it with a password. Now I would like to remove the protection to allow my self to do more with the document. Doing a Google search for ...
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Adobe Reader cParent parameter TypeError, “invalid argument type” but menu items display

I've written some custom scripts for Adobe Acrobat Pro (I work with a lot of PDFs for scientific research) and they run just fine on Mac and Windows. Linux only has Adobe Reader, but I still managed ...
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How does “Scale relative to target page” option work in Acrobat when adding watermark

I just could not figure out how does the "Scale relative to target page" option in Acrobat calculate the size of the watermark based on the size of the page and the percentage of the option. Could ...
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Convert multiple pdf files to word file using batch sequence

This is my batch file to convert multiple PDF files to word, But I want to uncheck option RUN OCR IF NEEDED because the PDF files that needs to be converted have graphs and I want to make sure data ...
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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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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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How can one convert a Word form to a PDF form while preserving fields?

I have a Word source document which I'm using to create a PDF form. The first go-round, everything is fine because I can let Acrobat Pro auto-create all the fields. That feature is actually pretty ...
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PDF Where does Acrobat reader save information about last view settings?

I usually check "Restore last view settings" in preferencs of Acrobat Reader. But I'm actually wondering where Acrobat Reader saves this information? In Windows Registry? In PDF file itself? On my ...
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How to convert PDF/A to normal PDF?

I can't do many things with PDF/A format files that I could do with regular PDF files such as 'cropping' the document etc. How can I convert PDF/A to normal PDF document? I installed PitStop pro but ...
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Adobe Reader accessing MS proofing tools

I'm using Adobe Reader v11.0.0.7 When I try to attach a document (txt, doc, or whatever), I get the message: "Your AutoCorrect file, MSO2057.acl, could not be saved. The file may be read only, or ...
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Why Adobe Acrobat is asking for Proxy server username password

I have installed trial version of Adobe acrobat on my machine. Before launching it asks to sign in with Adobe Id. After successfully signing in it asks to enter proxy server username and password like ...
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Embedded link don't work after placing signature + Adobe reader

This is a strange problem. I prepare a document using LaTeX > PDF. The link as shown in figure 1 works and mouse cursor changes when I hover on it. After I place a signature the link however gets ...
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Show page thumbnails by default

When opening a document in Adobe Acrobat, I always click Page Thumbnails in order to see them. Can I change a setting such that the thumbnails show by default, so that I do not have to click it every ...
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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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How to make Acrobat distinguish pen and touch inputs?

I saw this post that claims that I can just use pen for highlighting while panning with a finger-touch input. For me input from both devices results in the same action that is currently selected. That ...
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How to select all the text in all pages of a pdf using Adobe acrobat 11?

I am trying to change font of a pdf document (which contains 1000 pages) from Times New Roman to Calibri. When I am selecting "Select All" or Ctrl+A, it selects only the text in that particular ...
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Adobe acrobat won't attach PDF files to email if not saved?

I print to PDF and I want to send that newly created PDF to someone via my Outlook email. But if I do not save it first (which I want to avoid doing) I get Adobe acrobat cannot connect to the email ...
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.pdf file which doesn't displayed by Acrobat Reader

I have an .pdf file which doesn't opened by Acrobat Reader but it opened well by Chrome . That file looks like it converted from .ppt to .pdf format . This is the prompt message I get in the ...
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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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Opening .pdf's on Google Drive using Adobe Acrobat

Note: this is a question about Google Drive, not Firefox options. I've been using Google Drive and Docs a lot, so I tend to keep .PDFs on Drive as well just for convenient storage. But I don't like ...
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Adobe Reader XI and Acrobat X will not open

Just a few days ago, Adobe Reader XI and Acrobat X stopped opening. When I try to open a pdf or either one of these programs the cursor would show a busy icon for a few seconds and stop. Each time I ...
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Why do some PDFs lag in Adobe Acrobat?

I have a handful of PDFs open. One of them in particular is extremely laggy, almost to the point of being unreadable. When I scroll through its pages, it's almost like an extreme version of v-sync ...
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How do you remove/suppress the “Enter Your Adobe ID” popup that comes with CS5.5?

When launching a CS5.5 application or Acrobat X this window sometimes pops up. I can't seem to find a preference file that relates to it. My google-fu doesn't turn up anything.
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How to export or view audio file references in a PDF?

I have a an interactive PDF file that is over 90+ pages long. Each page is a map with city names that contains a Spanish pronunciation of that city in a .wav file. I'd say there are about 10-15 audio ...
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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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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 to set a maximum font size in an Adobe Acrobat Pro form

Is there a way to create a form field that sets a maximum font size but allows for the text size to be automatically reduced as the text takes up more of the field? If I simply leave the font size ...
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How can I update a clean install of Acrobat Professional 8.0.0 to the latest version?

When I do a clean install of Acrobat Pro 8.0.0 on my system and attempt to check for updates from the help menu I get an error about "unable to check for updates for Adobe Updater". Adobe provides ...
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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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Making URL clickable in a textbox in a PDF file with Acrobat XI Pro

I sometime add text in PDF with Acrobat XI Pro: In the added text, I sometime write URLs. Is there an easy way to make them clickable? I am aware that I can make a zone clickable by using Tools > ...
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Adobe PDF Autozoom when Scrolling

On one particular PDF document, there is this really annoying behavior. If I set the zoom to 'Fit Window Width', when I scroll down (either scrolling with up down keys or scroll wheel), the moment I ...
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How to remove a word multiple times in Acrobat?

I am looking at a pdf document with about 300 pages and each one of those pages contains the word "test", which I'd like to remove. So I am using Tools - Protection - Search & remove text in ...
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Adobe Acrobat: How to batch to combine multiple pdf files?

I have 3 folders: Folder 1 Folder 2 Folder 3 In each folder I have 5 pdf files: Folder 1 file1.pdf file2.pdf Folder 2 file1.pdf file2.pdf Folder 3 ...