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How to start Adobe Reader with window maximized?

I am using Adobe Reader XI on Windows XP. I use PDFCreator to print documents to .pdf files. I want to have the window maximized whenever I open a .pdf file. I tried the method in: ...
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Adobe Reader XI automaticly save as itself

Is it possible to make my Adobe Reader XI overwrite it's own file when I click SAVE, instead of acting like I've clicked Save As.. and ask me about file name and all that nonsense. Preferably I should ...
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Why my Adobe Reader renders the PDF like this?

What's the matter with my Adobe Reader? I am using Windows 8 with Adobe Reader X1 11.0.3
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Adobe Reader XI doesn't allow the editing of fields in a document after it's been edited?

One of the users at our company has a *.pdf file she received from the state of Pennsylvania. The version of Adobe Reader she is using is Adobe Reader XI 11.0.3. She uses this pdf file to send in ...
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Adobe Reader disappears, unable to open PDFs

I am an volunteer tech-support adviser for my church and other friends. Recently, I have had users report that Adobe Reader has "disappeared" from their computers. This has only happened on Win7 ...
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Adobe Reader XI and Acrobat X will not open

Just a few days ago, Adobe Reader XI and Acrobat X stopped opening. When I try to open a pdf or either one of these programs the cursor would show a busy icon for a few seconds and stop. Each time I ...
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Adobe Reader Wants Sensitive Email Details

When I run Adobe Reader, it tells me: Either there is no default mail client or the current mail client cannot fulfill the messaging request. Please run Microsoft Outlook and set it as the default ...
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Adobe PDF Reader blocks my keys in Firefox

When previewing a PDF in Firefox and clicking into the content of the PDF, I am not able to use keyboard combinations like Ctrl+T to open a new tab any more. Is there any keyboard action to take ...
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Emailing PDF Files from Adobe Reader XI (11.0.03)

How can I get Adobe Reader XI to automatically close the open PDF file after emailing it? (as it used to in previous versions) So I don't have a pile up of open PDF's? I currently have to close each ...
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Unable to fill in text in PDF form

I am trying to fill in a PDF form-- but for some reason I am unable to fill in any text? When I try to even Paste some text, even that is not allowed. For reference, I have uploaded the form here on ...
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Acrobat Failed to Load core DLL without any rootkits

I am having an issue with an enduser getting this error. After a brief Google search, I found the article here. When I launch Adobe Acrobat X I recieve the following error: Acrobat Failed to ...
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Adobe Reader 9.0 will open PDFs in browser with local admin account but not 'regular' user?

Im trying to figure out what permission I am missing to get this to work. Adobe Reader 9.0 allows PDFs to be viewed within an Internet Explorer 8 browsing window. This works perfectly if I sign on ...
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PDF files on FTP will not open correctly

Our PDF files open fine from local hard disks, and http locations. However, We are having trouble opening PDF files from a FTP server. After double-clicking on the file, the Adobe 'grey' background ...
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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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“Cannot find or create the font” error in Adobe Reader

I am using PDFsharp to add text to a PDF. After the PDF is created, I open it with Adobe Reader. I'm getting a message like Cannot find or create the font 'Wingdings'. Some characters may not ...
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Adobe Reader XI will not launch

I've got the very annoying problem that Adobe Reader XI simply will not open. I can view PDF files in the browser just fine, but PDF files on my computer will not open. The program simply will not ...
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How come my Internet Explorer icon renamed by itself?

Right after updating Adobe Reader, I noticed that the Internet Explorer icon on my desktop changed to something else (a camera's brand name). Is this normal? I have Windows 7 and never saw this ...
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Why the difference in pdf quality?

I was getting very low quality renderings in pdf format using Adobe Reader XI on my desktop (Windows 8 HP). To try and figure out why, I sent one to my laptop which has the Adobe Reader IX version ...
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How to share my comments, notes etc for my .pdf across multiple devices?

I have a Windows laptop and an Android PDA. I'm using Adobe Reader for reading my e-books for both these devices. But I'm also putting comments and notes into them, which are stored only in a single ...
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How to prevent Adobe Acrobat Reader opening PDF files in Firefox?

I'm using PDFXchange Viewer to open PDF files, because it's much faster compared to Adobe Reader and I like the rendering better. I had to install Adobe Reader for testing purposes, and now Firefox ...
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Playing movie embedded in pdf-file in Adobe Reader

Using LaTeX, I've created a pdf file, with an included movie (.avi). I've used this strategy a lot, and never had problems in playing the movie (after accepting to play it) inside Adobe Reader ...
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Hiding 'tools', 'comment' and 'sign' buttons in Adobe Reader XI

How can I hide 'tools', 'comment' and 'sign' buttons from toolbar of Adobe Reader XI? I found this, but did not work for me: ...
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Text object gets deleted in Adobe Reader 11

In Adobe Acrobat X I was inserting text objects. It opens properly in Adobe Reader 10, but in Adobe Reader 11, when I click on that PDF file, text objects get deleted. Why does this happen? How can I ...
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Using both Adobe Reader and built-in PDF viewer in Google Chrome

I would like to use both Chrome's built-in PDF viewer and the Adobe Reader plugin at the same time. Specifically, I want to open PDFs with the built-in viewer by default (because I think it is more ...
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Can't open Acrobat Reader in 64-bit Mint / Ubuntu

After installing Adobe Reader 9, I receive the following error message when trying to run Adobe Reader. /opt/Adobe/Reader9/Reader/intellinux/bin/acroread error while loading shared libraries: ...
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How to open PDFs in Explorer rather than Reader XI?

Currently clicking on a PDF (sample) in Internet Explorer 10 launches it in the standalone version of Reader XI. Adobe removed the ability to control this behavior from Reader XI, and it has to be ...
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Is there any way to search for phrase in multiple pdfs simultaneously

Is there any way to search for phrase in multiple pdfs simultaneously? For example I have openned 4 pdfs and I look for phrase: "cat" in all of them at the same time?
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Can't validate signature on PDF

I can't validate a signature on a PDF. Some important information about the PDF certificate: Validity Start : 2011/12/21 Validity End : 2012/12/20 Signature Date : 2012/12/23 The error is The ...
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How can I override certain display options in Adobe Reader?

Some PDF files can specify how they are to be displayed when first opened. I know that you can override the layout and zoom under preferences in Adobe Reader, but there are two more display options I ...
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I can’t see the Greek characters using Adobe Reader

Your help will be appreciated for the following problem: I have a tool which converts IBM I (AS400) spool file to PDF. The file has been copied to Windows environment. On generated PDF I can’t see ...
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Why does my pdf print as shrunk to 1 inch?

I am trying to print a PDF booklet on our Konica Minolta. The machine will print dual-sided, and you set this option in the 64-bit printer settings on each computer. I have been printing PDFs as ...
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Windows 7 Group Policy blocking Adobe Reader

A few weeks ago, my company blocked Adobe Reader due to an unpatched security issue. However, we recently moved one of our computers to a project that didn't require access to the corporate network, ...
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PDF files fail to load in Internet Explorer 10

Whenever I browse to a PDF in Internet Explorer (IE10) it doesn't load; I just get a little black&white missing image icon. I'm using Adobe Reader XI and Desktop version of IE. The same URL used ...
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Adobe Reader XI Settings/Internal Data Location

When you open a document from a network location in Adobe Reader XI there is, depending on exact details, a 'Security Warning' dialog that asks you to 'Allow' or 'Block' the file. If you open the file ...
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Adobe reader slow opening pdf files

first of all i know, i'm sorry, this sound like the classic silly question "my computer is slow this morning" but if you keep reading you may find out it's not. On 2 (identical) computer of my ...
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Windows 7 hangs on using Adobe Reader

Windows 7 often hangs when I open some pdf file with Adobe Reader. First of all, Adobe Reader crashes and as soon as it stops, the window hangs and after few seconds, it displays a message quoting ...
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Word document and saving as PDF incorrect output

I have quite simple word docuemnt that I want to save as PDF. It has few tables and content. When I save the document I get incorrect tables.. they are some weird white margins that don't appear in ...
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Unable to view PDFs within Firefox on OSX

I have installed the latest Adobe Reader (10.1.4) and confirmed that it works by opening a downloaded PDF document. Unfortunately I cannot view PDFs within Firefox 15.0.1. I am just shown a blank ...
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Is there a 'reading mode' for Adobe Reader or Foxit Reader?

I would like to be able to make the PDFs I read more 'readable'. For example, in the same way that I can reflow, restyle and reformat the presentation of online articles using Instapaper and Pocket. ...
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Storage location of information on what page the user is reading in Reader

Adobe Acrobat Reader and Foxit Reader both have a feature that allows them to remember what was the last page the user was reading. Where do these PDF readers (both Adobe and Foxit) store such ...
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How to view two not continuous PDF pages at once,like the split view of Word

Adobe reader can show two pages up, but they must be continuous pages, is there any option to show two pages, for example, page 1 and page 5 side by side?
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how to get IE9 to display pdf files in the browser?

Pdf files were displaying in the browser, but then I accidently right clicked it and set it to not display pdf's in the browser. How can I set it so it does display it again? I tried going into adobe ...
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How can I keep my zoom at the same setting for all pages in a PDF in Adobe Reader? [duplicate]

I am trying to read a book in Adobe Reader, and the zoom setting defaults to 61.3%. I then set it to 100%, but as soon as I click on another bookmark, it gets reset back to 61.3%. How can I make it ...
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Adobe Reader X is displaying incorrect data

Recently in our organization we moved to Adobe Reader X 10.1.2. We have a web application that displays data in pdf format in IE8 on Windows 7 SP1 64-bit PC. We started observing that the same data is ...
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Integrate Adobe Reader X to Google Chrome

I am using Google Chrome as the default program to execute PDF file because it can be opened in tab and I can bookmark it for easy access later. But I do not use the default PDF viewer of Google ...
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Downloading a multi-file PDF

Many of my school textbooks have PDF files online. However, they are a multiple-file PDFs that can be read in Adobe Reader. For an example of this, try opening one of the PDFs located here in Adobe ...
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MS Word 2007+ - can it encode hyperlinks using the PDF Action Type “Launch” instead of “URI” when publising a “.docx” file to PDF?

Short version: Is there any way I can make MS Word 2007 ( or newer ) encode relative file hyperlinks ( a hyperlink pointing to, e.g., another PDF file ) using the Action Type Launch instead of URI ( ...
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Adobe Reader not loading form content

We have an FDL file which is used to offer an online application possibility. The FDL is filled out and sent to a mailbox. When I open the received file, Adobe Reader starts, loads the document in ...
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Can I replace a pdf file while Adobe Reader shows this file?

I'm often writing documents with LaTeX and for my company I use Windows. Under Linux (e.g. Ubuntu and evince) it's possible to have a pdf file open while recompiling the document and seeing the ...
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Hardening Word and Reader against exploits

I have recently heard a lot about exploits for PDF and DOC files on Windows, which when opened in Reader or Word would infect the computer. I'm assuming most of those exploits rely on some kind of ...