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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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Disable Adobe AcroTray.exe from starting at boot

The problem I am having is that whatever I do or disable I cannot stop AcroTray.exe from Adobe starting at boot and doing... whatever it is that it is doing, until it is stopped manually via task ...
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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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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro Settings for Marquee Zoom and Full page?

I worked on a lot of Maps and review them almost daily..My question to you how can I change the settings or preferences for the following: Make Marquee Zoom permanent Make the "Fit one full page" ...
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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: ...
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Windows 7 installer for Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing PDF files is broken

Below is a screen shot I received in step 3 of 3 during the Adobe Acrobat Reader installer. In step 1, I had to choose my operating system, which is Windows 7. Before clicking the "Install Now" ...
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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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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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Adobe Reader X sendmail button not working

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 x64 Adobe Reader 10.0.1 When a user clicks the Sendmail button in Adobe Reader X (see above image), instead of opening ...
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Bizzarely specific alt-tab bug in Windows 10

I've had a very specific bug ever since I upgraded to Windows 10 that no one else I've spoken to has seen, and none of the other Windows 10 alt-tab questions or threads seem to cover. I often find ...
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Adobe Acrobat DC - Removing or editing the giant menu bar

Adobe DC now shows a giant menu bar at the top, with Home / Tools / Documents / etc. This bar is annoying, because, at least by default, it takes up a huge piece of the screen, and shows Adobe ads ...
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Can I turn off zoom-and-scroll behaviour of Adobe Reader's hand with down arrow pointer?

This happens only on some PDF opened in Adobe Reader: when the mouse hand cursor is on a page, a down arrow appears in the middle of the hand, and when I click, it zooms in and scrolls one screen ...
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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 default settings saved so that all PDFs open at 100% zoom (rather than fitting to screen--most open at over 100%)?
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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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Which pdf files were open when Adobe Reader XI crashed?

I had been working with hundreds pdf files. A couple dozens of them had been open, when Adobe Reader XI (on Windows 7 Pro) crashed. Where can I find the list of files, which were open during the ...
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How to remove side panel from opening by default on Adobe Reader in IE9?

In Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, IE9, does anyone know how to remove side panel from opening by default? <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <html> ...
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Microsoft Edge keeps taking over PDF file open/association

Every few days the file association for PDFs on my Windows 10 machine switches to Microsoft Edge. I then right click on a PDF, choose "Open With -> Choose Another App", select Acrobat from the list, ...
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Is it possible to tone down the brightness of Adobe Reader?

My textbook is a PDF file so I spend lots of time reading pages in Adobe Reader. The problem is the white background in Adobe reader is really bright and distracting. I've already turned down the ...
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Images blurry when saving PDF from Excel

If I insert images into Excel, then save the worksheet as a PDF, the images become extremely blurry and jagged, even worse than the "lowest" JPG setting in Photoshop. It's so bad that the image is ...
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How to get rid of lag in hand cursor letting go after dragging document in a direction in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC on Mac?

On a mac, Adobe Acrobat Reader DC has a major issue when it comes to using the hand cursor to drag the document around to view different parts of the PDF. If I hold down the mouse when I'm using the ...
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Sessions in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

Is there a way of storing the session/collection(list of opened books) in Acrobat Pro? If not is there a tool that can do it(for OS X preferable)?
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Is it possible to view separate PDFs side by side in Adobe Reader DC?

In the older versions of acrobat reader, each file opened in a separate window and you could manually size them so you could read two at once or with a widescreen, maybe even have a third program open ...
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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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Hiding 'tools', 'comment' and 'sign' buttons in Adobe Reader XI

How can I hide 'tools', 'comment' and 'sign' buttons (note only the assosiated panes) from toolbar of Adobe Reader XI? I found this, but did not work for me: ...
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How to open two independent instances of Foxit Reader?

I'm trying to open two PDF files simultaneously, in order to compare their contents, one on the right (Win→) and another on the left (Win←) side of my screen. Unfortunately I'm trying ...
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Filling out text in a dropdown field in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

I have a form that I'm working on that has several drop down fields for country selection. Unfortunately, my country doesn't appear in the drop down. Is there any way I can change the form from a drop ...
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Secured pdf says signing is allowed, but I can't seem to do it

The pdf in question is from the government of Canada. Here is the a link to the file, and here is the website. When I open the file in adobe acrobat, I can edit all the forms, but can't add a ...
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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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practical way to navigate into index folders for searching multiple pdf files in Windows

while I'm learning for exams i need often to search multiple pdf files for some text. I have done it till now using adobe reader.The Problem is that adobe reader or all other pdf viewers i tried ...
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Open the same PDF multiple times

Is it possible to open the same PDF multiple times with Adobe Reader?
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PDF prints upside down (not a duplex issue)

I have a rather large PDF that I need to print out for a meeting (some 110 pages) No problem I've got one of Ricoh's best MFP's here in the office. It will duplex print, hole punch and most ...
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How can I split PDF file into layers

I have a large PDF file containing a map. The PDF file was probably generated with AutoCAD. The image consists of a coloured raster map, and a vector with lines on top of the map. (Street lines etc.) ...
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How do I change page scaling while printing a PDF on Windows 10?

I deal with a lot of poster-sized PDF files. In older versions of Acrobat Reader, when printing you could change the scaling (so it would shrink to one page, or split across multiple printer pages). ...
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How to hide the Tool tab in Acrobat Reader?

In Acrobat Reader, how to hide the Tool tab? Tool tab keeps reappearing all the time. Of course by pressing Shift + F4 it will hide, but how to do it permanently.
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How can I make Adobe audio reader ignore certain symbol patterns?

Example: ===== Some question ====== Answer... I am using the read out loud option in adobe reader and in the long run these signs here tend to get super annoying when being read out loud. Is there ...
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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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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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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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How do I stop Adobe Reader from showing that sidebar on the right? [duplicate]

I regularly use Adobe Reader to view PDF's, but I have to close the side bar on the right all the time. Does anyone know how I can permanently hide it?
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Extract all highlighted text of a PDF into seperat Excel cells

I create a lot of spreadsheets in Excel. Basically consisting of various columns. The problem is that one of these columns contains a lot of text (Whole paragraphs worth). The text inserted into this ...
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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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How to read an ACSM file on Linux?

So, I needed the Semantics Engineering with PLT Redex textbook to complete a homework assignment this week. I needed it in a digital format because I'm going to POPL 2016 tomorrow and I can't have it ...
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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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Does Adobe Acrobat XI Pro have a tooltip feature?

Does Adobe Acrobat XI Pro have a feature that allows you to hover over text or an entry field (or anything) -- and display hover-over help info. This would not be on a web page. This would be a ...
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Print dialog for in browser Adobe Reader 11 forced to background on Win 7 64 bit

We have a web based application developed and owned by a vendor that as part of the printing process uses information from a web form to generate a PDF and present it to the browser. The PDF then ...
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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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Splitting a PDF document in two without purchasing a PDF editing tool

Acrobat Reader allow us to easily save a copy of the PDF document. How can I save only from page 5 to 10 without purchasing a PDF editing tool?
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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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Acrobat reader DC wont fill fields from xfdf

The XFDF file is saved locally Inside the XFDF file there is an xml element pointing to a PDF hosted on a external web server The PDF file is on a web server that the user has access to (can load ...
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Icon Adobe Reader DC on taskbar is wrong

My icon adobe reader is now icon of Windows Photo Viewer on Taskbar. How can i fix it? I tried to uninstall or repair but it didn't work.