Refers to the company Adobe Systems Incorporated, creators of applications like Photoshop and Acrobat.

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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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adobe acrobat reader - how to save your place?

I'm trying to read an ebook in adobe acrobat reader and I want to save the position I'm at between computer reboots / closing reader. How can I save the page I'm at, or even better auto save? Is ...
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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 crop permanently in Acrobat?

After cropping anything by using the crop tool in Adobe Acrobat, how do I ensure that the cropped area is fixed and can't be seen even when I increase the crop margin? For example: how would I crop ...
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Why do fonts look messed up in Adobe Acrobat?

When I open a PDF in a non-Acrobat PDF viewer, they look fine, but when I open one in Acrobat, the fonts look absolutely terrible. They look very low resolution and I'm not sure how to increase them. ...
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Why poor display quality in all PDF readers except those from Adobe?

When I read PDF files with Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat Pro, the display quality is superb. However, for the same files, other PDF readers like Foxit Reader, Sumatra PDF Reader, etc show poor ...
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Linux flash player settings dialog unclickable

I'm using Slackware 13. When a flash app pops up the allow/deny dialog, I'm stuck because the buttons are unclickable. My adobe flash player version is 10,0,42,34. How can I fix this problem? Edit: ...
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Is there a way to escape keyboard focus from adobe flash?

I've been trying to use the mouse less when web browsing. However, if a flash program gets the focus, it will capture the all the keyboard strokes, making it impossible to do anything without moving ...
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Adobe distiller: Cambria not found, using Courier

Whenever I try to print to PDF from an MS Word 2007 document, I get this error: Cambria not found, using Courier. (Even though I believe I removed ALL occurrences of Cambria from the document) ...
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Is it safe to remove the Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Professional setup files?

I have a folder located within Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 9.0 that contains the setup files and takes up a lot of disk space. Can I remove it safely, and why doesn't the Adobe installer ...
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Explain Adobe's Deactivation Process to Me

My computer's on the fritz and in preparation of the thing going into the basement, I need to grab all the old software from it. In this case, namely the copy of CS5 on it. I hear of a deactivation ...
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Adobe Illustrator Saving to PSD: “Not enough memory to save the file”

This is on CS5.5 under Windows XP Professional. There seems to be a known issue about saving (large) Adobe Illustrator files to PSD (thoroughly discussed), where the exporter will complain about "Not ...
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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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How does a trial version know it has been installed before?

How does a trial version determine that is has been installed before, to prevent users from installing it a second time, just like the products of Adobe do? I'm using Mac OS X Lion.
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How do I get rid of Adobe Download Akamai software on a Mac?

I installed Adobe's Download Manager Software when I was downloading a CS4 trial. It was called Akamai. I can not seem to get rid of this pesky thing. I have Little Snitch installed so I was ...
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What is the scripting language available in Soundbooth CS4?

Had to edit this to make it more clear. In ExtendScript Toolkit I see a soundbooth object. It has only a handful of functions, one of which is called sendScriptToSoundbooth() which implies you can ...
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How do I open a “Acrobat X” document without the newest version?

When I open a certain PDF file I get the following error: For the best experience, open this PDF portfolio in Acrobat X or Adobe Reader X, or later. Get Adobe Reader Now! I have Foxit Reader ...
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Is pdf virus proof?

I am creating a secure document portal for a client. One of the things that they are worried about is having someone upload a document with a virus. One solution that might work is to enforce that ...
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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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Create PDF file (with forms) without Adobe Acrobat?

I have a PDF file that I need to add editable fields to. However, I don't have Adobe Acrobat, which costs money. Is there a free app out there that will let me do the same?
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Adobe Acrobat - How To Print Shaded Areas

I have a PDF document which has shaded areas (code fragments, to be precise) and I am looking to print the document out with shading in tact. The shading is light grey (as used on ...
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Signing PDFs in linux

I'm trying to digitally sign PDFs server-side. So far I found that I can do this using MyPDFSigner, but it's far from my needs. Also I don't believe that this is the only option here. How to sign ...
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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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HP printer and Adobe Illustrator colours changing on Mac

I have got Adobe Illustrator CS3 on my iMac, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. I recently got a new printer, an HP Photosmart B110, product number CN245B, serial number CN1393K1Q405J8, driver version HP Inkjet 8 ...
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What does “Optimizing performance…” in Acrobat mean?

When the Acrobat installer says "Optimizing performance...", what is it actually doing?
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Installing Adobe AIR on Mac OS X

I've been trying to install Adobe Air in Mac OS X 10.6.2 for a while without success. When installing Adobe AIR the progress bar reaches completion and disappears. Then nothing happens, the installer ...
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dynamiclinkmediaserver folder in ~/Documents from Lightroom

Every time I view a video in Lightroom 4, it creates an empty folder in ~/Documents called "Adobe" with the folder "dynamiclinkmediaserver" inside. This is very annoying because I would like to keep ...
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How to convert PDF to Ms Word? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Convert PDF to Word document? I have some confidential documents in PDF which can contain text, tables, images, etc, and I need to convert them back to a Microsoft Word ...
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What exactly does Adobe Switchboard do?

I hate bloatware, but I needed Adobe to sign PDFs and edit Illustrator files. UPDATE: I now sign PDFs with pdfescape.com if I don't care about the digital signature, and I edit (simple) Illustrator ...
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Do PDFs have the ability to phone home?

That is, can they send any personally identifiable information to an external host (for example, the PDF author's server)? If so, is there a way to disable this in common PDF viewers (Adobe Reader, ...
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Re-Sizing Selection in Photoshop CS5

How do I resize a selection once the selection is made? Lets take this example: I take my marquee tool and make a selection but I did not make it large enough. I can re-draw the selection and hope I ...
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What damage can adobe flash player do to a linux machine?

I am curious what damage can adobe flash player do to a linux machine. I have read the adobe flash security bulletin and I saw that a lot of vulnerabilities affected linux(crossplatform). Please ...
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Original file turns modified after “Save for Web…” in Photoshop

What happens to the edited file after saving its copy using the "Save for Web…" command? Why the original, unmodified file turns into "changed" (with "*" symbol after its name)? P. S. The same ...
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Viewing SVG images on a Windows 7 64-bit machine

I want to view SVG images on a Windows 7 64-bit machine. I tried Adobe's plug-in, but it doesn't work. Is there a freeware application which I can use to view SVG images on Windows 7 64-bit?
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Completely remove Adobe Suite

I need to totally remove all traces of Adobe from my laptop running OSX 10.6, and then reinstall it. I'm having serious problems with Adobe apps, specifically InDesign and Illustrator. Any tips (or ...
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Recover license for Photoshop CS3

At the company I work at, an employee was let go. His laptop was a company laptop with Photoshop CS3 installed on it. Photoshop was deactivated so it could be installed on another computer. The ...
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Can't double click files to open them in inDesign (CS5)

I cannot open a file unless I open inDesign (the program) and then do File->Open If I double click, it starts to open, then just hangs forever. AFTER I close it, and look in the directory where ...
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PDF commented in Foxit Reader can not be commented in Adobe Reader anymore

I have a PDF version 1.5 here which I started commenting on with Foxit Reader 4. If I open the commented PDF in Adobe Reader 9 now, I get the following message: This document enabled extended ...
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What's the difference between Adobe Flash Pro, Flash Catalyst and Flash Builder?

I've been playing with Macromedia Flash MX 2004 long time ago. Then I lost my interest in Flash and now I want to reincarnate my knowledge. There are lots of books, but I do not know with which ...
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How can I configure Adobe Help so it doesn't chatter so much with Adobe's domain?

Adobe Help that came with Creative Suite 5 and/or Flash Builder Pro is constantly creating network traffic with an Adobe site, www.wip4.adobe.com In the Adobe Help application Preferences, I find ...
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Adobe Flash not working anymore with Browsers

I have a really annoying problem: essentially, Adobe Flash is not working anymore. For instance, I cant watch any clip on youtube and I always get a black screen saying: Movie not loaded ... I have ...
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How can I enable my users to view EPS, PSD, and AI files without the Adobe Creative Suite?

I have many user's who work on a sales floor and need to be able to open these files just to view them so that they can confirm that the artwork they are getting from a customer is correct before ...
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What Encryption Methods do sites like Paypal, Ebay, and Amazon use? [closed]

Adobe's recent leaking of 150 million credit card numbers is unforgivable considering they used encryption that will be cracked in no time. Fortunately, I only had an Adobe forum account with zero ...
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Does Adobe PDF mean that a designer can use a non-postscript printer to proof for fonts etc?

I've had to buy a new printer to replace my wonderful postscript HPLaserjet 4M, because my new mac won't talk to it. I've just realised that the new printer I've ordered is not postscript. (It's a OKI ...
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How do you use environment variables in Advanced ActionScript 3.0 Settings of Flash CS5?

In Flash CS5, you can specify a Source path for the ActionScript settings so that the IDE can locate fully-qualified classes. For example, to have Flash IDE locate "flashObjects.Balloon" class I ...
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How do I edit a PDF in Acrobat if it rather than LiveCycle

I want to edit the the fields of a PDF in Acrobat using Forms->Add or Edit Fields which I know how to use. Unfortunately, a new form I want to edit seems to have been made in LiveCycle designer ...
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Fireworks free, open source equivalent?

I have replaced Dreamweaver with Netbeans, Photoshop with Gimp and now I want to replace Fireworks with a free equivalent. Are there any that could give me an interactive mockup like Fireworks?
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What is “Adobe Certification” useful for? [closed]

I've heard of it but what is it and is it good for anything?
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Install Adobe Flash 64-bit in IE8 on W2K8 R2

The situation. The BBC iPlayer worked in IE8 before I upgraded to W2K8 R2. The BBC iPlayer works in Mozilla now! In IE8 the iPlayer tells me to get Adobe flash, when I go to the Adobe site I get ...
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Adobe version control software?

Does the Adobe CS suite of products come with a version control system that integrates natively with products such as Illustrator / Photoshop allowing action and/or layer level specific version ...