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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: ...
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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 ...
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Can't choose anything but “Save file” for PDF files in Firefox

At some point my Firefox stopped showing PDF files in the browser. Instead, when I click a link to a pdf, it instantly jumps to the Save As prompt. I am reading about how to change that: What it is ...
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Adobe replaces my fonts with generic Adobe fonts

I put together a document in Microsoft Publisher and used the font Tittilium. I clicked Save As and selected Save As PDF from the list. The problem is that the rendered PDF has the wrong fonts in ...
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Search through PDF with word distance?

Is it possible to search in a PDF ( via acrobat reader / foxit) - text with word distance ? For example : I'm looking for the word "static" and I know that another word which is "field" - should ...
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Searching long PDFs with adobe reader

I am trying to search a very lengthy PDF (8000 pages +) for names. The last time I had the PDF open I could search a name and it would find it instantly. Now everytime I search a name it looks through ...
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“Use Adobe Acrobat (in Firefox)” does not appear as an option for “Portable Document Format (PDF)”

I need to be able to use FDF's in PDF's and to do so I need to use Adobe Acrobat as Firefox's built-in PDF viewer doesn't FDF's. Problem is... that option is no longer appearing. "Use Adobe Acrobat ...
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font looks thinner in adobe/acrobat reader [duplicate]

Why do fonts look thinner in adobe and different and richer in sumatra pdf. Sumatra Adobe Adobe reader settings:
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With Office 365 installed adobe reader's send file command doesn't work

I've got Adobe Reader version 11.0.06 installed. I also have 64bit Office 365 with Outlook installed on my machine. Whenever I click the email button on reader to email the pdf I get the following ...
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Quickly move browser viewed PDF to local PDF reader

I have a problem where I wish to open PDF's in Adobe Reader so that I can search through them. When I open them in my web browser (I am using Chrome) under some sites I can't search through them, ...
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How to open a .zip / .tar.* file attached in a .pdf file in Adobe Reader/Acrobat XI?

When I try to open a pdf file on Adobe Reader XI (or even in Adobe Acrobat XI !!!) which has a .zip or a .tar.* file attached to it, I get the message: Acrobat cannot save the file attachment ...
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How can i solve the Runtime Error “Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library” in Outlook 2010 when i want to open an attached PDF with Adobe Reader?

I have a problem with my Outlook 2010 opening attached PDFs of e-mails. When I want to open an attached PDF in an e-mail, I get a Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library Error with the message: ...
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Highlighting Not Enabled in PDF That Allows Text Copying and Searching (Win7)

I have a PDF of a technical paper, and I would like to highlight portions and make notes. However, neither of those tools are enabled in Adobe Reader when I open the file (using Windows 7). I can ...
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Viewing Adobe pdf file's first page as a thumbnail on windows 7 explorer

I'm using windows 7 64-bit. I installed Adobe CS6, and Adobe Acrobat X Pro. There was a problem with viewing first page of pdf file as thumbnail. I couldn't find official solution. Then I tried ...
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Print half page or a quarter page

I have a PDF which contains 4 powerpoint diapositives per sheet in landscape mode: Is there a way to tell adobe reader to print half page for each paper sheet? I would like that Diapositive 1 and 2 ...
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Print Properties from Adobe Reader appear in Chinese

The title says it all... Watch the video: http://youtu.be/TSZGG31C8j8 How can I change it to english? Here is what I am printing to.
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.pdf is missing when send as email attachment (Outlook) from Adobe Reader 11.0.06

When I open a PDF file in Internet Explorer and choose to "Send file as email attachment using desktop email" Microsoft Outlook starts and creates a new mail window with the attached file but with no ...
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Adobe Reader XI preferences dialog is “all messed up”

In Adobe Reader XI, if I click on "Edit" and then "Preferences", the screen that pops up is displaying wrong information. It has an apply button without "Apply" written in. How do I fix this?
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Large PDF book very laggy slow

System: Win7 64-bit Ult. Ed. 32GB Ram Nvidea GTX 670 I'm trying to read a book in PDF format that has images and text. Scrolling through pages is very slow and if I scroll too fast it takes a few to ...
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Have PDF text read out loud [closed]

I need a program that can read the text in PDF documents out loud, and have basic functionality such as pause/resume, change speed of reading, and it must highlight the word or sentence being red. ...
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Can't view PDF in Chrome (using Acrobat Reader) unless I select “Inspect element”

Respective versions: Chrome: 32.0.1700.76 m Acrobat Reader: 11.0.06 OS: Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit) I use the Acrobat plugin (rather than Chrome's default PDF reader) because there are features ...
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How can I undo “always ignore” blocking PDF in IE10?

The problem experienced by the user here is similar to what I get in that I receive a prompt: "This webpage wants to run 'AcroPDF.dll'. If you trust this site, you can disable Enhanced Protected Mode ...
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Keyboard shortcut for zoom in Adobe Reader (Mac) fails

Suppose Adobe Reader is closed. When opening the programme again, the keyboard shortcut does not work at first. Then when (and only when) one changes the zoom manually, by selecting from the ...
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Copy Image from PDF

I have a PDF that was created by someone else and I cannot contact them. One of the images runs off the side of the page and is cut off. When I tried to copy/drag the image to various programs ...
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How do I print from the reader app on Windows 7?

I've been trying to print on my Windows 7 computer. Whenever I go to print anything it goes straight to the reader. When I right click it gives me no printing options. It doesn't have the "devices" ...
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Why does transparency disable subpixel rendering in Adobe Reader?

I normally prefer Adobe Reader (still v9 on Linux) to all other PDF viewers because I think it has the best rendering quality, even though others have caught up lately. This rendering quality appears ...
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Printing on Windows 8 with PDF viewer (Adobe Reader) from network

i have a problem with the Adobe Reader 8, but the problem seems to be equally bad with other pdf viewers. Here is the configuration: My PDF viewer is located on network drive "Z:" which is the network ...
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Why does Adobe Reader have an internal error when copying text to clipboard?

This has been an intermittent but common problem for me. It's been raised on other forums (e.g. http://forums.adobe.com/message/5306610) but no clear answer has been provided, as far as I can tell. ...
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Adobe Reader 100% display zoom doesn't match “Actual Size” printout

I find that document zoomed at 100% in Adobe Reader doesn't match printout size when "Actual Size" is selected when printing. When I put printed page next to the screen printed text and all other ...
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Dialog box in Adobe reader is scrambled

I use win 7 and Adobe reader 11. After updating from ADobe reader 9 to 10 (automatically) I can´t see a proper dialog boxx when i print the PDF. EIther it har veryyyyy big letters or the text is ...
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Warning message “AcroPDF.dll” when I try to display a PDF document within the web browser

In Internet Explorer 11, when I click a link to a PDF file to display it within the browser, I always get this following message : adobe.com being the only value changing, depending on which ...
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Always open PDFs at 100 %?

Is it possible to configure adobe viewer to always open pdf documents at size 100 %? Now it opens documents at about 160 % for no appparent reason.
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Why was Adobe Reader in Chrome disabled by browser?

Adobe Reader in Chrome is disabled by the browser. Does anyone have any ideas as to why? All users are up to date on both Chrome and Adobe Reader versions.
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Acrobat Reader renders bitmaps pixelated

Some sections of an eBook contain text stored as Bitmaps. I'm not sure why the publisher did this, as it looks horribly in Acrobat Reader: Note that only code sections with the font "Teletype" have ...
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PDF/A to normal PDF

I submitted a paper to a conference and now they are asking me to change my pdf from PDF/A to normal PDF because editing functions are disable. Looking in the Internet, I found the following post How ...
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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 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 ...
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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

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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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 ...