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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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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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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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font capture: acrord32.exe application error

We ran into an issue with limited online support and forums suggesting wonky registry fixes. Adobe Reader gives the following error: font capture: acrord32.exe application error It still opens some ...
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Personal digital certificate for Adobe Acrobat Reader

Often, I receive PDF documents that make use of Adobe Acrobat's functionality for digital signatures. I can sign those PDFs with a self-signed certificate, but then Adobe Acrobat Reader shows a ...
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How to install multiple versions of Acrobat Reader on linux

My OS is Fedora 21 - 4.0.4-202.fc21.x86_64 GNU/Linux I often need to read pdf academic papers that are protected by the FileOpen plugin (DRM). FileOpen website offers updated plugins for the latest ...
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Why can't I search a certain PDF in Mac OS X, but I can in Windows using Adobe Reader?

I have the PDF "GNU Image Manipulation Program: User Manual" downloaded to both my Windows PC, and my iMac OS X v.10.9.5. The search function works perfectly in my PC, using Adobe Reader, but it ...
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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 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 I set what browser Adobe Reader uses to open links?

I have a Windows XP computer with Chrome set as the default browser. However whenever I click a link embedded in a pdf document I'm viewing with Adobe Reader 8.2.1 I get a popup security warning ...
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Find symbol or image on PDF file

I would like to search for specific items on a PDF document such as CO2 with a circle around it. For this one, I was able to just search for CO2, and did not get many false positives. Now, I wish to ...
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What is the use of validating certificate in Adobe Reader

I've received a PDF which is digitally signed and they provided a guideline to validate the signature. I have done those steps, the signature shows as valid. I saved it as a copy and sent it back to ...
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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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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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How to stop automatic popup asking to save/open PDF files in IE 11?

Every page of an ebook which is delivered as a pdf file, has the pop up asking if you want to open or save on each page - extremely annoying. Any help on how to turn this off would be appreciated.
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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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Adobe Reader 11.0.07 freezes for ~8 seconds when opening a PDF file

Whenever I open Adobe Reader by opening a .pdf file on my system (Windows 7 x64) if the Internet connection is not available (no connection at all, or even wrong Internet settings, like a proxy that ...
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How can I enable smooth scrolling in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC?

I just updated to the latest Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, and since then, the scrolling in the pdf documents is very poor, it is like lines are jumping on the screen. This problem wasn't in the previous ...
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Exporting file to pdf from internet, the document its in blank or incomplete [closed]

When i export a file to PDF from internet, the document is in blank or incomplete. Its the same if i download in a PC or opening online. The trouble is only in this PC (Windows 7), and i try with ...
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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 to permanently disable the right pane and enable the left panel in Adobe Acrobat Reader 15?

How do i hide the useless “comment” pane and instead permanently show the left-hand buttons (thumbnails, etc) in Adobe Reader 15, like i could in version 11?
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How to define alternate page numbers (i.e. roman numerals) for PDF documents?

In nicely published PDF documents of books there are often alternate page numbers / labels (usually names or roman numerals) that make it convenient to access desired pages directly. Obviously not ...
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Separate highlight and comments in Adobe Reader

I am working with another person, so I have to read tons of PDFs and: -highlight what I think it is important for later reading - make comments in the PDF, about what I don't understand and send him. ...
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How do I change Adobe Acrobat background?

How do I change the default adobe Acrobat's background ? I want to put it from disgusting dark-gray to beautiful and masterful pure white, is it ? I don't talk about the page's background but I'm ...
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Regaining Preview on Safari without uninstalling Adobe Reader?

Certain institutions will only let you fill online forms with the Adobe Reader installed on your browser. My questions is, is there any way of disabling it in Safari without having to uninstall it? ...
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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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Can scrollbars be made visible in Adobe Reader XI?

Due to some reason*, I would need to display vertical and horizontal scrollbar in Adobe Reader XI. (My installed version is 11.0.10.) I think I checked all preferences and did not find way to turn ...
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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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Acrobat Reader & saving last page I read?

I like to read eBooks, but I tend to have a hard time keeping track on which page I am in which file. Is there a bookmark function or something similar that I'm not aware of?
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how to change adobe reader default Page Display?

When I read a document in Adobe Reader, it's always in Two Page Scrolling. So I want that to be the default Page Display setting. Instead of Single Page View. Path: View -> Page Display -> Two Page ...
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How to set up a Macro/Hotkey to convert or batch convert PDF to word (with OCR)?

I frequently (like 10+ times a day) need to convert pdf's to word. I use the "Save as" feature in Acrobat Pro. Is there any good way to speed up this process, and boil it down to one click? Ideally, a ...
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Sync vertical scroll between office word 2013 and nitro reader or adobe reader

I would like to be able to vertically scroll between office word 2013 and nitro reader or adobe reader at the same time. I'd prefer to use the mouse wheel to do. i find this autohotkey code for ...
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Closed document won't go away in Adobe Reader

I often have a bunch of pdf's open at the same time, and I would like to close some of them from time to time. However, sometimes it doesn't close properly, as the screenshot below shows. The top bar ...
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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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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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slow scroll speed of PDF (black & white images scanned)

This PDF file is composed of some scanned images. When I put it into single page view in Adobe Reader Pro, it is scrolled very slow compared to other documents. Why? What I tried: in Adobe Reader ...
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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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How to view form field names in a pdf document

I have a pdf document with many form fields on it. I need to see the names of the form fields. Can I do this with Adobe Reader? Perhaps a third party tool..?
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vim like navigation on Adobe Acrobat Reader

Adobe Acrobat Reader is currently one of the good pdf readers available on Linux platform. xpdf and evince to their job well, but acrobat's display seems to be better. I am used to vim editor and I ...
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Highlight colors in Adobe Reader are transparent

I have a strange problem that appears recently, probably after updating. In Adobe Reader XI, highlighting using some colors will become transparent. Highlight of other colors appears correctly. The ...
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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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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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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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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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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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unable to open pdf document [closed]

I have recently encountered a problem when trying to open most of their pdfs that they have been referencing for years on pc. Adobe reader sas "Adobe Reader could not open 'file.pdf' because it is ...
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Print multiple pdf pages on single paper

I have 4 separate pdf files. I need to print content in those files on a single paper like in below image. Here is my current settings. How can i select 4 page in my pc for printing ?
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Can I somehow search few words at the same time(alternative) in Foxit Reader or Adobe Reader?

Can I search in FoxIt Reader or Adobe Reader several words at the same time. By that I mean can I use logical alternative in any of these readers like : ABC | DEF or ABC OR DEF?
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Adobe Reader 11 and a JavaScript error in IE11

I get a javascript "Script Error" popup window every time when it tries to auto open this page. The page contains adobe pdf files, and the script opens the pdf automatically inside the webpage/window. ...
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Why is Signature Displayed Inside White Rectangle in Adobe Document After Printing?

I am using latest Adobe Reader XI and after appying signature and printing .PDF document, I get signature displayed inside white rectangle and it covers what should be not covered. It looks as if ...