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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 ...
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Adobe Reader not accessing Symbolic Link over network drive

My main system is running Windows 7. I have a mapped network drive (call it z:) that is hosted on a Windows XP machine (not sure if this matters at all). I have created a Symbolic link (call it SL, ...
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Why many applications close after opening a document or doing a specific actions?

I have some encrypted pdf files that have no problem and in my last windows, I could open them easily with Adobe Reader 9.2 and other pdf readers. But now, I can only open non-encrypted pdf files and ...
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How to disable middle button showing a page thumbnail in Adobe Reader?

Middle click and drag in Adobe Reader scrolls the page, as it does in most Windows applications. However, middle click and release (without dragging) shows a page thumbnail. Is there any way to ...
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When viewing a PDF in IE with Adobe Reader X, how to zoom to specific percentage?

I have a PDF that can only be viewed in IE with Adobe Reader due to the DRM. Printing is allowed, but as per the instructions, I need to zoom to a specific percentage to properly print the document ...
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Saving part of a larger fillable pdf file as a smaller fillable pdf file for adobe reader

I have a PDF document that is around 600 pages. I only need to use roughly 20 pages total from the document. Is there a way to save those pages that I need into a separate PDF while still keeping ...
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Gibberish when printing PDFs

Sometimes when printing PDFs on my Windows XP with an HP photosmart 2410 printer the text becomes gibberish. It's kind of hard to describe, so I've scanned in an affected page below: (not very good ...
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Disabling Pop-Up Tool-Tips in Adobe Reader

Is there any way to disable these annoying tool-tips in adobe reader? They come up every time I open a document. I am using Adobe Reader X.
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Disable Save Changes dialoge in Adobe Reader X

Yes, I've read and done the steps listed here with no results: Disable 'Save changes' dialog in Adobe Reader Basically what happens is with certain pdf documents, whenever I try to close ...
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How do I open multiple documents in Adobe Reader X in tabbed form?

I have one PDF open and I want to open any other PDF's after that in a tab beside the first PDF. How do I do it? Also, How do I set it as a default function?
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How do I delete a sticky + highlights in Adobe Reader X?

What are the keyboard shortcuts or in-program buttons in Adobe Reader X to delete a sticky note and highlights? When I click on a sticky or around it there doesn't seem to be any obvious way to ...
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Adober Reader X Fails to load PDF in Internet Explorer

We have updated our PCs to Adobe Reader X 10.0.1 from the last 9.x version. As a part of our normal business process our users view and consume pdfs from our website through their web browser. The ...
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Adobe Reader after closing should remember page

I have here an Adobe Reader X - If im reading an ebook and closing and restart it the reader doesnt remember the page - it always start on page 1. I would like to continue after a restart there where ...
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Adobe-reader double-page layout like a book

When setting the Adobe-reader to two-page layout it looks like this: Title, page 1 page 2, page 3 ... But I'd like to view it as if it were printed in a book: empty, Title page 1, page 2 page 3, ...
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How do I change my default to adobe reader?

I have Adobe Acrobat 6 and Adobe Reader 9.4 installed. I have Reader set as the default for viewing downloaded files, but when on the internet (Explorer), it tries to open in Acrobat and it doesn't ...
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Acrobat reader equivalent of MS powerpoint Slide sorter view

How to view all pages of a PDF document in somekind of outline mode. I tried to get it going by --Clicking on Pages Menu(which is present on left side ) in Acrobat reader. Then enlarge that view by ...
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Password protect adobe acrobat file

I found this video from adobe how to protect your document. I am using latest Adobe Acrobat Reader 9. Note I am trying to put password inside the reader itself. If I go to File > properties > ...
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How to do exact (diacritic-sensitive) search in Adobe Reader X

Using Adobe Reader X (v. 10.1.2), I tried to search for “Å” (A with ring above), but it keeps finding “A”, “Á”, “”, “Ä” etc., too. Even the full search (Ctrl+Shift+F) apparently lacks a possibility ...
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Why does my Adobe Reader render PDFs so poorly?

I'm using Adobe Reader 9.4.3 on Windows 7. Everything is pretty much as is out of the box. I have not done anything special with fonts or smoothing. In Linux and even Windows/Chrome things look like ...
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Change Adobe Reader's default program for e-mail links

When I click an e-mail address in Adobe Reader X, an Outlook e-mail window opens, even though Thunderbird is my standard e-mail client and assigned to the mailto: protocol. How can I make Adobe ...
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Adobe DRM Activator error

When I try to open a particular PDF file within Adobe Reader X, it pushes it to open within Adobe Digital Editions. However the following error is shown. Can someone please help? pdffilename.pdf: ...
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Can no longer print in duplex with Adobe Reader X update

Since updating from Reader 9 (which usually let me print in duplex) to Adobe Reader X, I can no longer print in duplex. I have verified that my settings are correct for the printer, two-sided mode ...
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How to make Adobe Reader 9 open PDF's in new window?

Now when I open two PDF's its opened in the same window and in two tabs. this is very annoying. how to make it open in different Windows? P.S. I would like to do it on Windows XP and on Ubuntu.
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Copy paste an image from pdf file while maintaining transparency [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to maintain image transparency when copying from the browser I have a pdf document and when I try to copy-paste an image from it with the Selection Tool, the ...