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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Choose multiple languages for OCR in a pdf document?

I use Adobe Acrobat X Pro (version 10.1.12) for OCR. Two scenarios: I have a scanned pdf file, which has English for text, and English and Greek letters for math symbols and formulas. How shall I ...
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using xdotool 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.
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Firefox prompts to activate Adobe Acrobat despite “Always activate” enabled

I'm using Firefox v33.1.1 on Windows and I can't get Acrobat reader to activate automatically. For instance, I was trying to view this PDF document and I received the "Activate Adobe Acrobat" screen. ...
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How to change font in multiple textbox simultaneously in Adobe Acrobat X

Does anyone know how to modify font of texts in multiple Adobe Acrobat Textbox simultaneously? I know that you can change the font, font size and font color of text by double click on the text box ...
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adobe acrobat pro xi save as PDFs optimized using command line?

I have a directory with about 4,570 files that I would like to reduce the size of I have adobe acrobat pro and the save as pdf optimized seems like its doing a good job but obviously I can't do them ...
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Save button is always active in Adobe Acrobat

I always use adobe acrobat for pdf file viewing and editing. It's great and works well until I installed a recent update. After the update, my "save file" button is always "blue" (active)!! Usually, ...
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PDF Watermarks in Acrobat makes the entire page opaque

It looks like when I create a watermark AND change the opacity to something low the entire PDF becomes slightly opaque and colors are not that vivid (even if the actual text watermark is very small in ...
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Text appears as black dots in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

I was trying to a edit a PDF with Adobe Acrobat XI Pro on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate: The PDF is a figure that was generated by the Python library matplotlib, which apparently use the Bitstream ...
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PDF wider than 200 inches is just white (Adobe Acrobat)

I have a PDF file that is quite wide and it looks like Adobe Acrobat can't handle PDFs being wider than 200 inches. The PDF document is just white. In the document prefs Acrobar tells me that the ...
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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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In Adobe Acrobat XI Pro, Page Numbers Are Off

I had a folder with 13 different PDF files. One for each chapter. Basically, I highlighted all of these files and combined them with Adobe Acrobat. Once it opened, though, page one on the book preview ...
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Open PDF in IE9 with Acrobat Reader XI

I have users who keep getting a "Do you want to open or save" window every time they click on a PDF. The PDF should be embedded in the webpage and open automatically. I've Googled extensively and I've ...
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OS X not reopening old windows of Adobe Acrobat on restart

When I restart my Mac and have it remember the old windows, it is able to do this correctly for all applications except Adobe Acrobat 10.1.10 I have checked if Acrobat is storing its old windows ...
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Strange behaviour by Adobe Acrobat after saving Outlook 2010 email as PDF

Whenever I open a PDF, saved from Outlook 2010, I want to start with and see first Screenshot 4. How can I achieve this? What are the problems? I added the orange numbers and yellow separators below. ...