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This action cannot be completed because the file is open in another application - Adobe PDF

I have about 190 Adobe PDF files that contain Cisco CCNA Labs. I have the files in a folder on my desktop called "CCNA Labs". For some reason, I can rename the files without any issues, but as ...
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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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Password-protected PDF not opening on Linux

I have a PDF document (from the British Library via interlibrary loan) which is password protected via some sort of remote validation of the password. I tried to open it on Ubuntu 14.04, which ...
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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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How do I change page scaling while printing a PDF on Windows 10?

I deal with a lot of poster-sized PDF files. In older versions of Acrobat Reader, when printing you could change the scaling (so it would shrink to one page, or split across multiple printer pages). ...
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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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trying to create a new pdf from scratch with adobe acrobat

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Pro XI and when here's the prompt I'm initially presented with: I click on "Create PDF" and I get an "Open" dialog. I figure maybe it'll create the PDF when it doesn't ...
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Adobe Acrobat - Limit input of a number Filed in a range 0-10

I have this form In which you have to enter some scores from 1 to 10 and in the last field you have the sum of the previous fields. So far so good, I have the fields where you can only enter numbers ...
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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro: any option to invoke OCR tool with a keyboard hotkey (shortuct) only without mouse

As surprising as it may sound, I could not find any option to run from keyboard a command to start OCR (Optical character recognition) operation for the current document. Many (actually the most) in ...
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PDFmaker freezing/crashing computer?

I convert a lot of Word documents and Powerpoints into PDFs for work. Lately my computer has consistently been freezing about once a week. I don't have enough time to sit around and wait for it to ...
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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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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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Opening a PDF Attachment with an in-document Link

I need to set up a PDF to meet the following criteria: Contains attached PDFs Attached PDFs can be opened with a link (or similar object) within the document itself Opening the new document does ...
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Export Microsoft Word document for Adobe Acrobat signature

When I save a MS Word document (.docx) as a PDF, I am not able to sign it in Adobe Acrobat. Is there a way to export an MS Word doc to a signable PDF? Third party products are an option as well.
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How do I set a default form box text alignment in Adobe Acrobat?

I am running Adobe Acrobat XI on a Mac, OS X Yosemite. When I create a PDF from a DOCX Word document and make it an editable form, the text alignment defaults to Centered. How do I change the default ...
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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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Adobe Document Language Setting Does Not Hold

I have Adobe Acrobat X Pro. I am trying to straighten up some language settings on PDFs for accessibility purposes. I go into Adobe Acrobat, go into the document properties, change the document ...
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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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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 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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xml-file for setting Adobe Acrobat Reader as default program for pdf-files

I want to set adobe acrobat reader dc as default program for pdf-files. Windows 10 opens pdf files default with edge and there I have printing problems. So i decided to determine the default ...
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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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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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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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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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Does Adobe Acrobat XI Pro have a tooltip feature?

Does Adobe Acrobat XI Pro have a feature that allows you to hover over text or an entry field (or anything) -- and display hover-over help info. This would not be on a web page. This would be a ...
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Adobe Reader linking files issue

Question is - Is it possible to create links from one file to another (all are pdfs) that will remain working after moving the files from one location to another? Ie. you've got one file that's ...
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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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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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Cannot comment and annotate a specific .pdf file with acrobat reader

I have Acrobat Reader 10.1.4 on mac (10.6.8). For some reason, I can't add comments to one specific file. It works okay for other files. The comment button is not clickable. I am sure I have read and ...
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Is there a shortcut to jump to the Top/Bottom of the current page in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC?

I know how to jump to the top or bottom of the document; To jump to the top of the document: HOME To jump to the bottom/end of the document: END Is there a shortcut to jump to the Top/Bottom of the ...
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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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Can't Embed Arial/ArialMT to PDF from Word?

I have a Word document in Cambria which I converted to PDF. However, the PDF oddly had ArialMT font in its properties that was not embedded. Fiddling around a bit, I found that it was inserting ...
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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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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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How to recover from a “cropped” PDF?

In this post, it discusses how to really crop a PDF. I am asking, for an already cropped PDF with the cropped information still being hidden, is it possible to recover them? So that when I open the ...
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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro and screen resolution

I recently upgraded from Acrobat 9 Pro to Acrobat XI Pro, running on Windows 7. I keep my Display/Text size on "Larger" (150%) and it was never a problem with Acrobat 9 - the toolbars etc. were the ...
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Custom scale printing in Adobe Acrobat

I have Acrobat X Pro and read Choose File > Print. Click Size, and choose one of the following options: Fit Scales small pages up and large pages down to fit the paper. Shrink Oversize Pages ...
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how to activate overprint and transparency flattener options in Adobe Illustrator cs6

I used to save PDF with extracted Text from Illustrator using the overprint and transparency flattener options without any problem till yesterday. yesterday I cleaned up my PC using AVG PC TuneUp ...
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Font missing while editing forms using Acrobat

I want to added some form in a PDF template using Acrobat, I'm not allow to modify that template. Since labels in that template are in a font called STXiHei, I want to make my forms the same. However ...
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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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rotate pdf by a certain degree in adobe acrobat

I imported a .jpg image into adobe acrobat to convert it into PDF form with textboxes and stuff. the scanned .jpg is tilted and has to be rotated 5 deg. anti-clockwise. I know how to do this on image ...
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when I export in pdf is possible to extend text over markup area in Word If the some pages has no comments

I have this problem: some document pages have comments other pages did not. If I want export to PDF - I have no possibility to eliminate the comments space because word it consider like indipendent ...
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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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Adobe Reader keeps freezing when multiple windows are open

I need to have multiple PDF's open at once, and after about 10 minutes Adobe Acrobat Reader freezes. I'm running Windows 8.1 64bit and have the latest version of reader. The computer had been running ...
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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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Acrobat - Possible to create custom link to text box/section?

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC to finish a manual I am building. I'm trying to link certain areas of the manual to other areas (i.e. create an active hyperlink that takes to user to a different ...
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Linking Between PDF's

Imagine that I have two PDFs. One is a Short-Letter that is approximately 3 pages long. The other is a Long-letter. Short letter cites to specific paragraphs in long letter (not pages). I want to go ...
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How do I change Adobe Acrobat background?

How do I change the default adobe Acrobat's background ? I want to put it from disgusting dark-gray to beautiful and masterful pure white, is it ? I don't talk about the page's background but I'm ...
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Scheduled batch OCR scanning with Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

I have setup a Batch Process in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro and I was just wondering if it was now possible to schedule this batch to run? I have read some old posts that this was not possible, but nothing ...