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Display driver crash and restart when viewing PDF in Adobe Reader

I experience occationally (quite often, but not consistent) that the display driver crashes and restarts when I have a PDF open in Adobe Reader (version 9.4.5). My display is NVIDIA. I also have 2 ...
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Batch detect Adobe Reader version on multiple computers

I want to scan for and build a list of versions of Adobe Reader installed on computers at one site in a domain. I'm using a demo of Shavlik Netchk (commercial software) which works well, but I'm ...
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Sharepoint 2010 opening non-office documents needs Widows SharePoint Services compatible app

We have documents stored in a SharePoint 2010 site. When people trying to open non-Office documents, like PDFs and JPGs, they get a message "The document could not be opened for editing. A Windows ...
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Adobe Reader download timeout (FTP & HTTP)

The following downloads are timing out on 3 different machines on our network: ftp://ftp.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/win/10.x/10.1.0/en_US/AdbeRdr1010_en_US.msi ...
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Lost the ability to select/highlight text in Adobe Reader 9

I have lost the ability to select/highlight text in Adobe Reader 9 in Win 7 and it's not because of document security settings because I can do it on my Ubuntu side. How can I enable it?
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Can I install Adobe Reader X and still keep Reader 9 also?

I'd like to install Adobe Reader X but for various reasons I'm not quite ready to get rid of Reader 9 yet. Is it possible to install Reader X but avoid the automatic removal of Reader 9 in the ...
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Is there a way to allow continuous scrolling in Adobe Reader?

I am having to read through a MASSIVE (1000+ page) PDF specification in Adobe Reader X (version 10). It has always bugged me that if you scroll to the edge of a page, the Reader automatically jumps ...
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Does Adobe reader have any “fit to print” options?

I have a PDF file that contains a number of long columns. No chance these will fit on an 8.5x11" page, even in landscape, without some wrapping issues. Excel has a fit to print option whereby the ...
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Internet Explorer 8 error: “The file could not be written to the cache”

I try to download a PDF file using Internet Explorer 8. When I right click and save the file, it comes up with the error: The file could not be written to the cache. I have already gone to ...
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How to disable some plugins of adobe-reader X?

There are a lot of plug-ins (I mean not a browser plugin to view pdfs, but plugins of reader itself, e.g. for internet access, commenting a pdf, javascript in pdf, 3d in pdf and so on) pre installed ...
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Delete “Comment” and “Share” buttons from Adobe Reader X toolbar

Is it possible to delete "Comment" and "Share" buttons from "Adobe Reader X"'s toolbar? My screen is very-small (netbook) and I want to have some useful buttons on it, not the buttons I'll never use. ...
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Is it possible to add a reload button to Adobe Reader's toolbar?

Current Adobe Reader 9.4.2 allows you to press Ctrl+R to reload an opened PDF. However, there seems to be no way to add that functionality to the toolbar. Do you know of any custom scripts that would ...
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Check which font types are used in a particular PDF page

I have to check a .pdf document that consists of a large number of pages. I would like to be able to find which font type is used in which place in order to check the consistency across the document.
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What is the meaning of the resolution option of Adobe Reader

In Adobe Reader preferences dialog under Page Display, there is an option "Resolution" with a default value 110 dpi. I tried to change it, from 56 to 400, and found nothing changed except zoom value. ...
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How to open 2 Adobe Reader instances?

I would like to see simultaneously pages in the beginning of the document and at the end. I can do that by opening the same document on different windows. But when I try to do so, the first instance ...
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Adobe Reader renders Times fonts fuzzy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do fonts look messed up in Adobe Acrobat? The first row are times fonts, rendered by PDF XChange Viewer( or Sumatra, Evince, their rendering are almost the same) and ...
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How to display m by n pages in Adobe Reader 10?

I want to view a PDF document that contains images only. Displaying them in m by n is very convenient to compare one with the others. Shortly speaking, how to display m by n pages in Adobe Reader 10?
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How do I fix a blank print dialog box?

The Print Dialogue Box opens totally blank or partially blank. It has happened several times with 9 and X after automatic updates. Sometimes the next update has corrected it, sometimes I have ...
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Zooming size of pdf files and bookmarks

When reading pdf files using either adobe reader or evince, the zooming size always change back to default whenever the bookmarks are clicked. I was wondering if it is possible that the zooming size ...
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Hide Menu by Default in Adobe Reader

Is there a way to make Adobe Reader 10 not display the menu bar (File, etc.) initially, when opening files? Even when you disable it in View>Show/Hide>Menu Bar or with F9, the next time you open ...
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Why does Adobe Acrobat Reader require a restart on update?

Why does Adobe Acrobat Reader require a restart when you update it? It's a piece of software that reads PDFs. Just what else is it installing/updating that requires a total OS reboot to "complete" ...
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Disable 'Save changes' dialog in Adobe Reader

Every time I read a .pdf and try to exit, Reader asks me to save the changes (which of course, I had not the possibility to even make). How do I disable this dialog? Edit - I use X, updated to the ...
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Can Adobe be set to default to open all PDFs at 100% zoom?

I open and close many PDFs at work every day. Is it possible to have Adobe's defaults settings saved so that all PDFs open at 100% zoom (rather than fitting to screen--most open at over 100%). Thank ...
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Why do some pdf/acrobat files not support “previous view”?

I have several pdfs that have the "Previous View" (alt-back arrow) option disabled/grayed out. I'm not the only one with this unresolved problem. Does anyone know why and if it's possible to fix ...
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Purpose of Adobe PDF Link Helper

I have an idea of what this browser add-on does. Adobe PDF Browser Control (AcroPDF.dll) Apparently, if I disable this one, PDFs embedded in a page with the embed or object tag fail to function ...
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Zoom in fullscreen with Adobe Reader

Fullscreen mode in Adobe Reader 9 seems to have only one zoom level for the page. Is it possible to zoom in, zoom out, or fit the page width to monitor width?
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Adobe Reader IE8 plugin fails with blank dialog

In Windows 7, when Abode Reader plugin attempts to open web documents in IE8, sometimes a blank dialog box appears and the document fails to open. This issue has been discussed on other forums, e.g., ...
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Remove Linux Adobe Acrobat Reader installed from binary

On a Debian system, I installed Adobe Acrobat Reader using the Linux binary (AdbeRdr9.4.2-1_i486linux_enu.bin) downloaded from Adobe's website. What's the right way to uninstall Reader when it was ...
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Prevent Adobe Reader from switching to “Fit Page” zoom when bookmark is clicked

If I open a PDF document in Adobe Reader, it usually opens with Fit Width page zoom by default. But if I click on a bookmark, the zoom changes to Fit Page. How do I stop this from happening and ...
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Adobe PDF plugin for firefox takes over all inputs?

I'm having issues whenever I use the Adobe PDF Reader plugin for Firefox where the plugin will take over inputs outside it's "scope". For example, if I have a pdf file open in a tab, then I can't ...
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How to change the application to open pdf file in Firefox

In Firefox, when I clicked a pdf file in website, I would be asked to download the pdf file or open the pdf file in evince running outside Firefox. Since I install Adobe Reader, whenever I clicked a ...
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Adobe Reader plugin for Firefox steals touchpad scrolling input

When a PDF file is open in Firefox 4 in the Adobe Reader plugin, I am unable to scroll using the touchpad multi-touch gestures in other pages in the browser. Instead, the scrolling input is stolen by ...
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How can I get Adobe Reader X (10.0.1) to save my toolbar preferences?

I just upgraded to Adobe PDF Reader X (10.0.1), and when viewing PDFs in a web browser it shows them in a new 'Read Mode' by default. This 'Read Mode' doesn't show a toolbar (Save, Print, etc in a ...
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Unable to print with adobe products (“Please install a printer”) Works fine in word and notepad

We are having some issues on a design pc. After updating windows we are unable to print from the adobe pdf reader and other adobe products (photoshop, in design, etc.) We got the message: Please ...
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How can you set Adobe Reader's save settings to the last directory a file was saved in?

Is there a way to change the save settings of Adobe Reader so that it opens the directory that the last file was saved in? For example, I go to open a file from email in Adobe Reader and "Save As" in ...
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Search pdf for 'eight' but not 'weight'

My neighbor is trying to search a pdf file for the word 'eight' but doesn't want 'weight', 'eighty' or other instances where 'eight' is within a larger string. She searched for ' eight ' (with spaces ...
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Opening a PDF brings up the Print dialog

I have some PDF's which, when I double-click to open, automatically bring up the Print dialog box in Adobe Reader X. I'm on Windows XP. I think this is because of some code within the PDF itself. Is ...
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How do I install Adobe Acrobat reader without the download manager?

How do I install Adobe Acrobat reader without the download manager?
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How can I set my own bookmarks in a PDF?

I would like to save several bookmarks in a PDF document I'm reading, so that each time I open the PDF, I could re-browse to certain locations. How can I do this? Ideally, I would be able to assign ...
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Cropping a PDF File's Margin During Printing

I'm using the free Acrobat Reader to print out some pdf documents having very large top/bottom/left/right margins. I want to remove the margins (which are wasting too much space and making the fonts ...
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How do I set Preview as the PDF viewer in Safari, instead of Adobe Reader X?

I unfortunately have to use Adobe Reader X on my Mac. In the past, I could set Preview as the default PDF viewer in Safari, but with Adobe Reader X, that option is disabled! I already know that I ...
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Manual duplex (two-sided) printing of a PDF doc?

I am using Adobe Reader 9. I have a printer that does NOT support duplex printing. I need to print a 350 pages book, and I don't have another printer. How do I manually print it double sided? It's ...
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Adobe Acrobat Reader don't zoom out the page enough in “one page” mode

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Reader version 9.4 under Debian Lenny. I'm experiencing a problem: when I push the "Show one page at a time" button, I expect the page to zoom such that pressing PgUp/PgDn ...
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Internet Explorer 8 Viewing PDF files vs saving them

I have a user asking about viewing PDF files in Internet Explorer. When she clicks the file link on a website, IE prompts her to save the file, which she then has to open to read. What she's not ...
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Adobe Reader - Content Preparation progress

I was wondering recently if is it just me or anyone else noticed it: why Adobe Reader after opening every single document displays "Content preparation" window with progress bar and it lasts for ...
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Adobe Reader unusably slow on Mac OS X 10.6.6

We've got two Macs that are both running 10.6.6. On my MBP, Adobe (Acrobat) Reader started behaving weird a few weeks ago. It became very sluggish, started missing mouse clicks or mouse button ...
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Two-sided pdf printing - start on the back of the first sheet

Is there a setting or technique I can use to print a multi-page document by starting on the back of the first sheet of paper? Ie, the first sheet would be blank on one side and the other side would ...
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PDFs not opening correctly in FireFox

Windows 7 Firefox 3.6 Adobe Reader 9 Whenever I try to open PDFs in FireFox, I sometimes get a message box with no title and no text, just an "OK" button. I have to refresh the page multiple times ...
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Force Windows XP to open PDF with Adobe Reader 9.4 (Acrobat 4.0 also on machine)?

I have Adobe Reader (9.4) and Adobe Acrobat (4.0) installed on my PC. Windows XP is set-up to open PDF files through Adobe Reader which works fine. Then I have a software (refmanager) that opens PDF ...
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How to make the first page of a PDF display by itself and the succeeding pages display two-up?

When creating an e-book using Adobe Acrobat 8.2.1 on OS X 10.6.5, is there a way to make Adobe Acrobat (or Adobe Reader) display the pages as follows: p1 p2 p3 p4 p5 p6 rather than: p1 ...