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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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Adobe Reader 11.0.9 crashes when using “tools” or “form and Sign”

I recently updated my company's Adobe reader to 11.0.9 via GPO. I followed instructions here: ...
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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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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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Keyboard shortcut to highlight the text in adobe reader

What is the keyboard shortcut to highlight the text in the adobe reader on Mac? Do some settings in adobe reader preferences need to be changed to use it? For some strange reason I am not able to ...
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Playing movie embedded in pdf-file in Adobe Reader

Using LaTeX, I've created a pdf file, with an included movie (.avi). I've used this strategy a lot, and never had problems in playing the movie (after accepting to play it) inside Adobe Reader ...
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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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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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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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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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PDF.js no longer able to save / view .pdf in Firefox v 33.0.2

I noticed when upgrading from FireFox version 32.0.3 → 33.0.2 that I can no longer print or view .pdf files. When navigating Menu → Options → Applications & filtering by Portable Document Format ...
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word 2010 generate pdf sometime has errors?

I has some word 2010 "save as" pdf files, has problems in Adobe Reader XI. For you to reproduce the problem, I has one pdf file on internet site for you to download. pdf sample Note: It has no ...
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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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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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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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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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.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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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 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 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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“Cannot find or create the font” error in Adobe Reader

I am using PDFsharp to add text to a PDF. After the PDF is created, I open it with Adobe Reader. I'm getting a message like Cannot find or create the font 'Wingdings'. Some characters may not ...
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How to share my comments, notes etc for my .pdf across multiple devices?

I have a Windows laptop and an Android PDA. I'm using Adobe Reader for reading my e-books for both these devices. But I'm also putting comments and notes into them, which are stored only in a single ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Handling user authentication when printing from OS X

After implementing user authentication for printing to a Konica Minolta C554e from OS X, print jobs not originating from the system dialog are rejected. The system dialog sends jobs from either the ...
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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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Adobe Reader XI - How can I adjust / fine-tune the horizontal and vertical alignment for printing?

Win 7 64 bit Adobe Reader XI (11.0.09 to be exact) When printing, I can choose between the following options concerning the alignment: Automatic upright/landscape orientation Upright Landscape ...
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How can I remove tools from Adobe Reader?

In Adobe Reader 11.0.09 (this is not the full Adobe Acrobat or Distiller version) there are some pesky tool items (marked in red in the screen shot below; create button and task panes) which block my ...
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PDF wider than 200 inches is just white (Adobe Acrobat)

I have a PDF file that is quite wide and it looks like Adobe Acrobat can't handle PDFs being wider than 200 inches. The PDF document is just white. In the document prefs Acrobar tells me that the ...
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Mouse-Wheel paging difficulties in Adobe Reader

My new mouse works fine everywhere except in Adobe Reader, where in Two-Up View a single click of the mouse wheel randomly pages by 0, 1 or 2 pages. It may depend on how fast I rotate the mouse wheel, ...
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Open PDF in IE9 with Acrobat Reader XI

I have users who keep getting a "Do you want to open or save" window every time they click on a PDF. The PDF should be embedded in the webpage and open automatically. I've Googled extensively and I've ...
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Acrobat Reader, and indeed all Adobe products are freezing and crashing on print

Everything was working fine, right up till I had to do some driver work to get my scanner to work - now I can't seem to print from any Adobe product. I click print and the program freezes, it stops ...
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Using the Adobe Reader Touch app, how do you rotate a page in a pdf document?

I am using a Surface 2 with the Adobe Reader Touch app to view a PDF document. I can rotate the whole PDF document but not just one page at a time. Can you help please?