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Searching a PDF file: using “AND Operator”

I was registering to the fall semester, my university offers a pdf, you pick what courses you want to take and register in on the website I highlighted in yellow The subject (csc, computer ...
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Keyboard shortcut to highlight the text in adobe reader

What is the keyboard shortcut to highlight the text in the adobe reader on Mac? Do some settings in adobe reader preferences need to be changed to use it? For some strange reason I am not able to ...
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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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Convert a PDF portfolio to a simple, single PDF document

I have the task of providing digests of Email archives in PDF format. From Microsoft Outlook 2010, I use an Adobe plugin to generate a PDF portfolio. The portfolio format is generally helpful ...
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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 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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Batch metadata and text extraction of pdf files

I have a set of PDF files, all of which contain text. However, some of these files were somehow not created properly; the selectable text is not searchable or convertible to plain text (the resulting ...
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Startup Program Confusion

I just noticed that in my startup programs I have Adobe Acrobat and Acrobat Manager (15) listed. Dropping it down reveals a bunch of programs, many of which are already listed as an enabled startup ...
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Go to next matching page in Acrobat

In Acrobat X, if I search for a term using Command-F, I can find each match by pressing enter. Is it possible to go to the next page containing the search term (rather than to the location of the term ...
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What font is CourierLatin1

I have a pdf I need to, using Acrobat Professional, change a few characters in. The problem is that when I do I get an error message that the font is not available. Viewing properties for these ...
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Scanning and Recognizing Highlighted Text

This question was asked on an Adobe Acrobat forum. I am posting here since I am looking to solve the same task, but don't require that the solution use Adobe Acrobat. Is there a way to print a ...
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Generating PDF bookmarks from hidden text in Microsoft Word TC fields

I have a long Word document with various sections. The section titles are shown only in the running headers, so in order to include these in the TOC (table of contents) I use a TC field at the start ...
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Full Keyboard Navigation PDF Reader With Highlight Function on Windows

After being addicted to VIM, I feel I hate to move my hand out the keyboard to reach the mouse. I'm currently using Acrobat, sometimes I want to highlight some text. I have to select the highlight ...
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Fixing Adobe Acrobat to Microsoft Word Line Munging

I have a PDF document that I am converting to Word using Adobe Acrobat (a recent version). The text converts perfectly fine, but the lines get screwed up. An excerpt from the original PDF looks ...
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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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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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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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Numbered bullets appear distorted in output PDF

I am saving from Word 2013 to PDF using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro. However, numbered bullets appear distorted in the output PDF: Word screenshot | Adobe Acrobat/Reader screenshot I am guessing it's ...
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Acrobat Eyedropper Tool

I have searched the Acrobat dialog and online for a plugin to select colors from a pdf using an eyedropper. I need a tool to select hex color values from acrobat pdf's. Where can I find one? I am ...
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Firefox acrobat plugin inconsistant

The firefox acrobat pdf plugin is displaying the PDF files in an inconsistent way. Sometimes it's like the left, where there's only a few buttons floating at the bottom, and sometimes it's like ...
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How to edit non-suspect recognized text in Acrobat Pro?

I have a scanned document in PDF format. I asked Adobe Acrobat Pro XI to recognize the text. When I copy all the text to a Word document some of the text is not recognized correctly. Problem: ...
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Delete all portrait pages in a PDF

I have Adobe Acrobat Pro, and I have a PDF file with 143 pages. It has both landscape and portrait. The portrait pages are meaningless to me. Is there a way I can delete all of the portrait pages? I ...
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How do I copy vector graphics out of a PDF?

How do I copy a vector image out of a PDF file in Acrobat Pro? Currently what I have to do is use the Acrobat screenshot tool to make a bitmap copy, but what I want is the actual vector graphic in the ...
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Making emacs/AucTeX open Acrobat on Windows

How can I configure emacs 24 (with AucTeX) on MS windows so that I can bind a key to compile the latex document in the active buffer and then open the resulting pdf in acrobat? Can the same technique ...
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Can I fill multiple form feilds in an PDF with the same data automatically?

I am creating a form in Indesign CS6 for filling out in Acrobat. Its a tenancy agreement it requires names and addresses to be input 2-3 times. Is there a way to link the form fields in Indesign or in ...
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Exclude one color when printing an Adobe Acrobat X document

I have an image in an acrobat x document with a lot of yellow on it. I want to print it but not have any yellow print. I can't figure it out, but the user who asked me this showed me a printout he ...
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Is there any other way to ensure that pdf file will not be printed under Acrobat?

I am aware that password security for Acrobat X can be easily compromised. Is there any other way to ensure that pdf file will not be printed? Is there any way to limit the view of pdf files with ...
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Printing Booklet Page Size in Adobe Reader 4-in-1

So I have a 70 page pdf document that I'm trying to condense to a small booklet. I tried creating a formula to manually to perform it but it got ugly fast. ...
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Auto generated PDF won't add itself to the printqueue

Pre info: Acrobat reader: 10.1.3 (updated 2 days ago) Vista 32bit. At my company we are using a website controlled by a postalervice to print forms that we fill out which are then created into a PDF ...
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Adobe Acrobat: Advanced drop down / list

A client of mine needs a PDF made which has a list of store locations, there are a lot of store locations however. Each store is split into several parts, Store code: BB01 Store Name: Bob's ...
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How do I change the security level to avoid “The security level is set to High” error when merging MS docs with Adobe Acrobat X Pro?

I have MS Word 2010 and Adobe Acrobat x Pro (CS 5.5) Error when I am trying to Combine 2 Word documents - The Security level is set to High. Please run the application which created this document, ...
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Fatal error: Acrobat failed to connect to DDE server

This is my problem: I can always open one PDF document in Acrobat Reader from Explorer, and sometimes more (especially soon after Windows restart). However, after some time it starts to fail: when I ...
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Is there a way to make Acrobat 10 change size of the Note icon?

For Highlighting and the Note's icon, I can click on it, and choose to view the Property bar and change its color, icon image, etc, and then say, "Use as Default Property", so now all the highlighting ...
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How to reduce the file size/rendering performance of PDFs embedding large EPS?

If one has a PDF with EPS-like graphics embedded. The EPS-like is something like finite-element method plot or browian motion which takes quite a long time for the machine to render. That makes the ...
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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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unable to type some characters in adobe acrobat and unable to insert table

I came across two problems. first, I am unable to type some specific letter, like upper case R,E,+ and so on, but I can type other upper case letter like upper case T. If I am trying to type, they ...
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Why does performing OCR in Adobe create a much larger document?

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Pro XI on Macintosh OS X Yosemite and I've noticed that doing OCR sometimes creates a much larger document. For example, I scanned a four page document and got a 458K ...
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Error while exporting comments from Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro

I want to export the comments made on my PDF file into word format. I'm using Windows 7 with Acrobat 9 Pro. I also have MS Office 2013 installed and running. When I click on the Comments Menu and ...
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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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Adobe Acrobat save PDF files to Sharepoint (Online Account)

I do the following: Open PDF document in Adobe Acrobat XI Version 11.0.10 File > Save As... Save to Online Account > New Account... Check SharePoint Type in library path example: ...
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PDF extraction renders strips of images

I have permission to use images from a catalog in my online ads (I resell their products) but they won't give me the image files (I'm a small reseller) Their catalog is available as PDFs. I've ...
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How to selectively bulk-delete images from PDF file

Selectively removing one single image from a PDF is straightforward. Bulk-deleting all images from a PDF is also straightforward. But is there a way to selectively remove many images from a file in ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Disabling the loading bar in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

Is it anyway to disable/hide the loading bar in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI? The screenshot below shows what I mean by loading bar: I use Adobe Acrobat Pro XI with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.