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Windows explorer stops showing PDF's in the preview pane

Some users in our office use the preview pane in the windows explorer to view PDF's. After a while (~an hour) the preview pane no longer shows the preview. On one PC, it says "No preview available" ...
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How to search and highlight long passages in a PDF file?

I made several highlights on Kindle Touch to PDF files. Kindle saves the highlighted text in a separate file, not on the PDFs themselves. I have all the text of the passages I want highlighted, what I ...
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Why exported pdf from Indesign has framed content clipped but not cropped?

I've exported a pdf file with some content framed from InDesign. The content is a linked/embeded file (most of the times other pdfs). If I resize the frame of the content I placed to the portion I ...
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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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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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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 put the floating read mode toolbar at the top instead of at the bottom in acrobat reader

I want the floating toolbar read mode to be at the top instead of at the bottom, how can I change it? If I open a document, the toolbar appears by default at the bottom, I can put it at the bottom, ...
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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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Creating PDF documents with Adobe Acrobat X Pro and inserting vector graphics

I'm trying to create PDF documents with Adobe Acrobat X Pro. I just realized that it can only do forms etc but not basic document editing. So it wants me to import already formatted word file (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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Is there a way to just highlight with no comments in Acrobat Pro XI?

I have Acrobat Pro XI and I want to simply highlight text in a PDF to share with someone else. When I use the highlighter tool, it automatically creates a comment, which is simply the highlight text. ...
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How to replace a horizontally long PDF page by slicing it into several new pages?

I have a special PDF file, with 2 horizontally "long" pages. I would like to transform this PDF into one with 8 pages, by slicing each original "long" page into 4 identically sized pages. I know I ...
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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 to set up a Macro/Hotkey to convert or batch convert PDF to word (with OCR)?

I frequently (like 10+ times a day) need to convert pdf's to word. I use the "Save as" feature in Acrobat Pro. Is there any good way to speed up this process, and boil it down to one click? Ideally, a ...
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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 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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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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How to create a file (like PDF) and limit number of printouts [closed]

I have created a brochure that organizations are very eager to use. They do want to buy electronic license of it with their company on it. I'd like to price it with limitation to the number of ...
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Increasing margins of all pages in a pdf file

I need to increase the top and bottom margins of all the pages in a pdf file, or alternatively increase the size of each page so as to add a little white space at the top and the bottom. How can I do ...
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Keep Rich Text Formatting in PDF text box

hopefully a quick question for you. I have a PDF that has printed lines, and I need to use a multiline text box to store all of the information. Using RTF, I found that a spacing of exactly 18 looks ...
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Why is text selection in some pdf's so weird? [closed]

Often when I try to select text in a pdf the text selection is behaving weirdly. In the below image my goal was to select all the lines between Microsoft Office LaTeX and Software Programming ...
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Certain programs don't scale properly on external monitor (Windows 8.1)?

Issue: The screenshot above shows the display of only a tiny snatch of one page (at 100% scale) in yellow, on my external monitor. So how can I fix Acrobat 11.0.10’s domination? Meanwhile, Office ...
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Archiving Several hundred Webpages to a doc or pdf [closed]

I work for a University Library and have to archive our University Bulletin (the rules, regulations, departments, courses, etc). I have done the most recent one but now have to do every year back to ...
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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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Batch-OCR many PDFs

This has been discussed a year ago here: Batch OCR for many PDF files (not already OCRed)? Is there any way to batch OCR PDFs that haven't been already OCRed? This is, I think, the current state of ...
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Resizing a PDF to fit to content in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

Short version: Is it possible to resize a PDF to fit to content in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro? Example: I have a PDF that contain an text object which is partially "outside the range", as the screenshot ...
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Equivalent of Microsoft Paint's eraser in Adobe Acrobat Pro

Is there any equivalent of Microsoft Paint's eraser in Adobe Acrobat Pro? I am aware that I can use the redaction feature or delete object, but I wonder if there is any more direct way to delete part ...
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What software has a bug that space in Adobe password fails to open in Chrome? [duplicate]

I have Adobe Acrobat Pro XI which can open an encrypted pdf file that contains a space in the password on Mac OS X Yosemite, however, if I download the file in Chrome Version 39.0.2171.95 (64-bit) and ...
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Selecting several objects in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro by drag and drop

Short version: Is it possible to several objects in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro by drag and drop? Example: I would like to move all the objects present in the selected area below (the selected area is in ...
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Undo a redaction in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

Is it possible to undo a redaction that has been applied in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro (put aside re-launching the PDF, provided that the PDF was saved before the redaction was applied)? I use Adobe ...
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How can I resize an area selected with the selection tool in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro?

Is it possible to resize an area selected with the selection tool in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro? E.g. with Microsoft Paint I can use the "Resize" feature:
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How to change margins for verso pages in a pdf?

I just bought an ebook where the margins, disappointingly, are the same for recto and verso pages. I want to change the margins for the verso (i.e., even numbered) pages so that the outer margins ...
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xdotool ignores “ctrl” used with acroread on Linux

I'm using Acrobat Reader (v9 for Linux) as an external viewer from an editor for a generated PDF file. Since the file is often regenerated, I programmed a function key in the editor to call a shell ...
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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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How do I extract highlighted text only from PDF files in Adobe Acrobat Pro version 9?

I'm reading a lot of pdf articles in Adobe Acrobat Pro and highlighting specific sections. I would like to know if it is possible to extract just the text I highlighted from these pdf files?
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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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How to automate Adobe Acrobat XI Standard to re-compress a lot of PDFs?

I've about 15 gigabyte of PDFs scanned with an old version of Adobe Acrobat that are huge. Adobe Acrobat XI Standard that comes with my new scanner has an option to (it seems lossless) recompress ...
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Is there a no-cost way to add sticky notes like “Adobe Acrobat”?

Is there a way to add sticky notes like "Adobe Acrobat"? Sticky notes over text document, images etc. Specially I want to comment with balloon on big images. Any solution must be no-cost.
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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 (or anything else)?
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How to create or save a PDF with printing/editing restrictions without using Adobe? [closed]

I saved a Powerpoint as a pdf in Office 2007 but I don't see any options to add print restrictions or edit restrictions to it. I don't have Adobe either, so I'm wondering if there is any alternative ...
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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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How can I leave sticky-notes on a PDF form?

I'm filling out a PDF form, which is handier than paper mostly, but when I want to leave a note for myself or my wife to revisit a field or check something, I find that all commenting tools are ...
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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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Firefox and Acrobat - what happened to the Acrobat toolbar?

I just installed the latest version of Firefox and Acrobat Reader on a new Windows 7 box. Bringing up a PDF in the browser was a big surprise - the toolbar is gone! Where's the Save As button? Where's ...
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Counting the number of comments that have no reply in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

Is there any way to count the number of comments that have no reply in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI? I use Adobe Acrobat Pro XI with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
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Acrobat Failed to Load core DLL without any rootkits

I am having an issue with an enduser getting this error. After a brief Google search, I found the article here. When I launch Adobe Acrobat X I recieve the following error: Acrobat Failed to ...
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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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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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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 ...