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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Setting keyboard shortcut to maximize Acrobat window in Mac OS X

I set a keyboard shortcut to maximize windows using the System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts feature in OS X, specifically setting a 'App Shortcuts' under 'All Applications' to the item 'Zoom' ...
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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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How to change efficiently a font throughout the entire PDF document?

Suppose that a PDF contains fonts X and Y throughout. How can I change only X to Z, for the ENTIRE PDF, efficiently (ie WITHOUT editing each text box)? I'm using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro 11.0.09 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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Hide text unless user hovers over or highlights text (Microsoft Word 2013 save as PDF)

I am writing homework questions in Word 2013. I save as PDF and give students the PDF. I'd like to have the answer given immediately after each homework question, but with it hidden, unless the ...
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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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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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Adobe PDF Preview Handler Error in Windows Explorer

I virtualized the installation of Adobe Acrobat Pro XI v11.0.11 together with Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 v14.0.7015.1000 x86, carried out on Windows 7 Enterprise v6.1.7601 x64, making use ...
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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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Possible to create reflowable PDF that can by customised by the end user?

I'm looking to see if it's possible to create something a PDF document that can do two things for a client: a) contain reflowable content, more specifically expanding/collapsing sections. Content ...
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How can I hide the error message “There was an error while copying to the Clipboard. An internal error occurred.”

I use Adobe Acrobat Pro X on Windows 7 x64 SP1. I keep having the error message "There was an error while copying to the Clipboard. An internal error occurred." while I hit Ctrl+C. The message is ...
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How to scale page size down in Adobe Acrobat X Pro?

I scanned a document on a scanner at a friend's house and the pdf ended up being 35 inches by 45 inches in size. I think this the cause of the trouble had for the person I sent it to, they get the ...
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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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Open Attached File with Link

I'm trying to attach a non-pdf file to my pdf document, and open the file in the user's default program when a link is clicked. The help material for Acrobat describes how to link to a certain page ...
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Adobe Acrobat 9 viewer doesn't save filled out form fields in Chrome

I have Adobe Acrobat 9 installed and use it to fill out PDF forms online. Problem is, in Google Chrome the Adobe Acrobat viewer seems to be more limited: it doesn't show the message above the ...
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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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Acrobat Pro XI does not start up

When I run Adobe Acrobat XI pro, it won't start. Nothing happens as if I did nothing. Even I uninstalled and installed again, it's the same. What's wrong?
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How can I enable smooth scrolling in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC?

I just updated to the latest Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, and since then, the scrolling in the pdf documents is very poor, it is like lines are jumping on the screen. This problem wasn't in the previous ...
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Acrobat XI Pro: Moving text in front of drawing markups

I want to put a caption on a photograph. Text to be white. Due to the complex background it's hard to read. I'm drawing a black oval 70% opaque and want to put white text over the oval. Oval ...
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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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Exporting file to pdf from internet, the document its in blank or incomplete [closed]

When i export a file to PDF from internet, the document is in blank or incomplete. Its the same if i download in a PC or opening online. The trouble is only in this PC (Windows 7), and i try with ...
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PDF form validations not working

I have created a PDF form with using Adobe Acrobat and added javascript validations on text-boxes like email and telephone numbers. When I fill them with using adobe reader they will validate ...
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Memory not Unloading [closed]

One of our PC's is not unloading it's memory during certain tasks. The main one is when they choose to print a file to PDF. Select File Open in Adobe Acrobat Print to PDF Save and Close This is ...
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How to identify Microsoft Word Elements

I have used Acrobat PRO to convert a PDF file to a Microsoft Word .docx file. The Word document contains a few tables. In the last row of the table, are two shadowed boxes. I am attaching a .jpg as an ...
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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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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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How can I split in half a double-page scanned PDF in a single pass?

I have a scanned course and it has two pages, consecutive are showing as one page, how can I automatically split all the pages in one pass. Usually this is done by cropping odd and even pages and then ...
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Abobe Acrobat Won't Close After Passing To Outlook

Windows 7, Acrobat 10.1.9.22 Here' s the scenario... The user creates or opens PDF. They then go to either attach dialog which then opens Outlook email dialog. They finish emailing the attachment and ...
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How do I flatten signatures in Acrobat 11 Pro?

I want to "flatten" signatures in Acrobat 11 such that someone else with Acrobat Pro cannot just lift them off as images that can be saved. Is that possible?
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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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Disable Adobe Sign-in - Acrobat DC

I've packaged an install for Acrobat DC using the Creative Cloud Packager, everything installs correctly but during testing I noticed that every time I launch Acrobat DC or open a PDF a window will ...
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Is it possible to automate bulk PDF printing with specific settings in Adobe Reader?

Around ance a week, I need to bulk print a couple of documents with my desk jet printer (it doesn't support automated both sides printing). I like the Booklet printing feature in Adobe Reader, and I ...
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How to embed fonts into PDF

I have a pdf file, and I want to know if I can embed/subset all its fonts into PDF file itself? Is there any tool supporting this operation?