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Flatten THEN Submit Form from Reader

I have a acrobat form that needs to be flattened before submitting for the purposes of comparing documents. As of right now, the form submits as expected, but to review correct answers against the ...
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How to configure Adobe Reader with command line or script?

Is there possibility to configure Adobe Reader using command line (direct cmd or something like that) or .bat/.cmd script? OS: Windows 7 Task: Create script to configure Adobe Reader after ...
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How to rotate “landscape” pages to view in “portrait” mode?

Is it possible to configure Adobe Reader to display the pages, which were set to landscape mode, in portrait mode (while rotating their content, of course)? It is annoying that while scrolling ...
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How to show page numbers in the Bookmarks pane?

Reading a large document with dozens of sections and sub-sections, I have a nicely structured Bookmarks view. Is it possible to see the page numbers of the bookmarks in that pane?
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How to enable import form data in Adobe Reader

I currently have a pdf form open in Adobe Reader for which I would like to fill out using an XML file. However, under the extended features tab, the option to import data is greyed out (exporting data ...
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Adobe Reader DC filled in data disappears

A week ago we started using Adobe Reader DC for filling out PDF documents. The new "Fill & sign" tool seemed like a really good option for that. The documents get edited by 2-3 Users on a ...
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Adobe Reader/IE11 File has been moved or deleted

Having issue that I see reference to on various forums where a user clicks on a document from the web that is PDF Format and the file begins downloading and then throws a message that the file has ...
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Adobe Reader breaks ALT+TAB when opening new file

When there is already one instance of Adobe Reader open with, say, a.pdf, and you launch another file (b.pdf) from, say, your browser, for a brief moment a.pdf is displayed while b.pdf is being ...
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Same preferences for all users in Acrobat Reader?

On a W2k8R2 server we have an installation of Acrobat Reader 11. It's necessary to set specific preferences (in Reader prefs) for trusted paths and signing documents. Different users do connect to ...
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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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Personal digital certificate for Adobe Acrobat Reader

Often, I receive PDF documents that make use of Adobe Acrobat's functionality for digital signatures. I can sign those PDFs with a self-signed certificate, but then Adobe Acrobat Reader shows a ...
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What is the use of validating certificate in Adobe Reader

I've received a PDF which is digitally signed and they provided a guideline to validate the signature. I have done those steps, the signature shows as valid. I saved it as a copy and sent it back to ...
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Better alternative for forms than PDF documents

Over the last few years, it has become fashionable to create PDF documents containing all sorts of dynamic content. One of these contraptions are forms that can be filled out digitally, and then ...
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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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Adobe reader shows just one document (pdf) at a time [closed]

Adobe shows just one document (pdf) at a time and close all opened when i close one, how can i see two windows simultaneously, and close just one document?
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Remove or prevent sidebar from opening by default on Adobe Reader

In Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, version 2015.007.20033 does anyone know how to prevent the sidebar from opening by default? It's not too bad when a PDF is in portrait mode but opening one in landscape ...
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Why can't I search a certain PDF in Mac OS X, but I can in Windows using Adobe Reader?

I have the PDF "GNU Image Manipulation Program: User Manual" downloaded to both my Windows PC, and my iMac OS X v.10.9.5. The search function works perfectly in my PC, using Adobe Reader, but it ...
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How to permanently disable the right pane and enable the left panel in Adobe Acrobat Reader 15?

How do i hide the useless “comment” pane and instead permanently show the left-hand buttons (thumbnails, etc) in Adobe Reader 15, like i could in version 11?
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How to define alternate page numbers (i.e. roman numerals) for PDF documents?

In nicely published PDF documents of books there are often alternate page numbers / labels (usually names or roman numerals) that make it convenient to access desired pages directly. Obviously not ...
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Separate highlight and comments in Adobe Reader

I am working with another person, so I have to read tons of PDFs and: highlight what I think it is important for later reading make comments in the PDF, about what I don't understand, and send it to ...
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Regaining Preview on Safari without uninstalling Adobe Reader?

Certain institutions will only let you fill online forms with the Adobe Reader installed on your browser. My questions is, is there any way of disabling it in Safari without having to uninstall it? It'...
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Problems with Win7 & Adobe Reader

My operating system is Win 7 Pro I have installed Adobe Reader 10.1 when that didn't work, I installed Adobe Reader from the website, latest version. That doesn't work either. I use Microsoft ...
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Can scrollbars be made visible in Adobe Reader XI?

Due to some reason*, I would need to display vertical and horizontal scrollbar in Adobe Reader XI. (My installed version is 11.0.10.) I think I checked all preferences and did not find way to turn ...
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how to change adobe reader default Page Display?

When I read a document in Adobe Reader, it's always in Two Page Scrolling. So I want that to be the default Page Display setting. Instead of Single Page View. Path: View -> Page Display -> Two Page ...
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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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Sync vertical scroll between office word 2013 and nitro reader or adobe reader

I would like to be able to vertically scroll between office word 2013 and nitro reader or adobe reader at the same time. I'd prefer to use the mouse wheel to do. i find this autohotkey code for ...
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How can I view a PDF without buffering or lag when scrolling? [duplicate]

I am using PDFs that take about a second per page to load. I want the entire PDF document to load into the cache all at once so that I can scroll between pages with no buffering or delay. Currently ...
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unable to open pdf document [closed]

I have recently encountered a problem when trying to open most of their pdfs that they have been referencing for years on pc. Adobe reader sas "Adobe Reader could not open 'file.pdf' because it is ...
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Print multiple pdf pages on single paper

I have 4 separate pdf files. I need to print content in those files on a single paper like in below image. Here is my current settings. How can i select 4 page in my pc for printing ?
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Can I somehow search few words at the same time(alternative) in Foxit Reader or Adobe Reader?

Can I search in FoxIt Reader or Adobe Reader several words at the same time. By that I mean can I use logical alternative in any of these readers like : ABC | DEF or ABC OR DEF?
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Why is Signature Displayed Inside White Rectangle in Adobe Document After Printing?

I am using latest Adobe Reader XI and after appying signature and printing .PDF document, I get signature displayed inside white rectangle and it covers what should be not covered. It looks as if ...
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PDF.js no longer able to save / view .pdf in Firefox v 33.0.2

I noticed when upgrading from FireFox version 32.0.3 → 33.0.2 that I can no longer print or view .pdf files. When navigating Menu → Options → Applications & filtering by Portable Document Format (...
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Adobe Reader 11 and a JavaScript error in IE11

I get a javascript "Script Error" popup window every time when it tries to auto open this page. The page contains adobe pdf files, and the script opens the pdf automatically inside the webpage/window. ...
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What are exact settings in Adobe Acrobat “Reduced Size PDF…” relative to “Optimized PDF…”?

Does anybody know what are the exact settings whne saving a PDF document in "Reduced Size PDF..." vs. saving it in "Optimized PDF..."? I know "Optimized PDF..." has different modes like Standard, ...
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Adobe Reader - What is the shortcut to rotate clockwise?

Win 7 64 bit Adobe Reader XI with shortcuts enabled (see Options Menu - General) German keyboard! (and of course a localized OS and so forth) Official shortcut list by Adobe: http://helpx.adobe.com/...
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Adobe Reader XI - How can I adjust / fine-tune the horizontal and vertical alignment for printing?

Win 7 64 bit Adobe Reader XI (11.0.09 to be exact) When printing, I can choose between the following options concerning the alignment: Automatic upright/landscape orientation Upright Landscape ...
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Adobe Reader - What is the shortcut to enter the zoom level?

Win 7 64 bit Adobe Reader XI Official shortcut list by Adobe: http://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/keyboard-shortcuts.html By accident (read: I really pushed several buttons just to try things out ...
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Adobe Reader 11.0.9 crashes when using “tools” or “form and Sign”

I recently updated my company's Adobe reader to 11.0.9 via GPO. I followed instructions here: http://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/show/37467-how-to-create-a-slipstreamed-adobe-acrobat-reader-msi-...
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How can I remove tools from Adobe Reader?

In Adobe Reader 11.0.09 (this is not the full Adobe Acrobat or Distiller version) there are some pesky tool items (marked in red in the screen shot below; create button and task panes) which block my ...
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Adobe Reader: “Save As Other->text” comes out garbled

I have a PDF that opens fine in Adobe Reader XI. It displays fine, has no password, etc. I am attempting to save these to text for some automation work, but it isn't working. When I go to File->...
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Can't reinstall Adobe Reader XI

I encountered an error when trying to use Adobe Reader online, getting an error that stated that Adobe Reader was running and I should close it before trying to use it here. I did that, plus rebooted ...
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How do I rotate an image in Adobe Reader for Windows 8?

How do I rotate an image in Adobe Reader in Windows 8? I don't seem to have a "..." or "more" button when I right click. Am I missing something here? Is there a reason it doesn't show up? The only ...
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word 2010 generate pdf sometime has errors?

I has some word 2010 "save as" pdf files, has problems in Adobe Reader XI. For you to reproduce the problem, I has one pdf file on internet site for you to download. pdf sample Note: It has no ...
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Scrolling horizontally in Adobe Reader using AutoHotkey

I want to use AutoHotkey to scroll a document horizontally in Adobe Reader X. Sending wheel messages (0x20e) does not work, nor does sending scroll messages (0x114). The only method I could find is to ...
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Adobe Reader 11.0.07 freezes for ~8 seconds when opening a PDF file

Whenever I open Adobe Reader by opening a .pdf file on my system (Windows 7 x64) if the Internet connection is not available (no connection at all, or even wrong Internet settings, like a proxy that ...
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Where is the scroll gone in Adobe PDF viewer?

So I am attempting to view a document and on the left hand side is a table of contents but unfortunately I am unable to locate a scroll bar or next-page button for this table of contents. Is there ...
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Adobe Reader cParent parameter TypeError, “invalid argument type” but menu items display

I've written some custom scripts for Adobe Acrobat Pro (I work with a lot of PDFs for scientific research) and they run just fine on Mac and Windows. Linux only has Adobe Reader, but I still managed ...
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How do I automatically hide the Protected View infobar in Adobe Reader?

I've configured Adobe Reader XI to use Protected Mode for all files in Preferences -> Security (Enhanced), but this pops up a yellow "Protected View" infobar every time I open a PDF, even if I'm ...
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Adobe Reader not respecting viewing settings - Why?

When I click on a document or open a PDF from a web page, the PDF does not respect the page-override settings. I am running Adobe 10.1.9.22 and I have set the preferences as such: Edit->...
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Save PDF automatically on exit in Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader prompts me to save on exit. This is an operation I do several times a day every day, so if I Adobe Reader could just save my changes without asking me (that is, comments), that would be ...