Portable Document Format (PDF) is a platform-independent standard developed by Adobe System in 1993 for document exchange.

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How to disable deleting pages from PDF file while keeping rest editing options in adobe acrobat

Several users are adding PDF images via acrobat reader import option, and for a reasons i want them to keep adding while disabling the delete button, any solutions via acrobat or any other way?
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Why Google Chrome changed “Let me choose when to run plugin content” from left-click to right-click with menu?

Since around version 42 Google Chrome changed the way to selective running of plugin content. When the setting "Let me choose when to run plugin content" for plugins is enabled in ...
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Set PDF page numbering for scanned images that have double book pages in a single image

I've scanned a book and saved each scanned image in a .jpg format. In each image, there are two book pages. I know how to import all scanned images in one PDF file. What I'm trying to do is how to set ...
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About usage of Mac Preview app (change colour thickness)

I want to change the colour thickness of highlight pen in Mac Preview app. Since it is so thin, I can't be sure whether a sentence is highlighted or not when I reopen that already edited, highlighted ...
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Batch create PDFs by combining all PDFs in folders [duplicate]

I have hundreds of folders full of PDFs. I would like to create a PDF out of each folder called the name of that folder. For example, "folder_name_1" has 10 PDFs. I want to convert it to a PDF ...
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Google drive PDF preview scrambled text

Previewing some PDF files in Google drive shows part of text scrambled: Downloading and then viewing this PDF from local machine works fine. I taught that browser PDF plugin is the one to blame, so ...
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How to send the information at different places by this GUI in autohotkey?

I made this simple GUI- Gui, Add, Text, x72 y20 w50 h-10 , Customer Name Gui, Font, S12 CDefault, Verdana Gui, Add, Text, x22 y40 w180 h30 , Customer name Gui, Add, Text, x22 y70 w180 h30 , Contact ...
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hide collaborative toolbar in Acrobat

Collaborative review in Acrobat adds a new toolbar: Acrobat has a View -> Show/Hide menu with lots of flexibilities, but if you click F8 to hide the toolbar, it looks like this: How do I get rid ...
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Translate Cursive Writing to Digital Text? [closed]

A fellow who spent some time in the pre-digital era likes to write in cursive, and send his scanned writings to people and expect them to follow his instructions - including hapless millennials who ...
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is there any program which take questions randomly from PDF file? [closed]

I just wanna ask that if there is some kind of kind of program in which i insert PDF file with full of questions and that program select randomly and give it to me like a exam?! For example: i am ...
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Scribus export to PDF

When a simple file of two shapes filled with Adobe 1998 RGB yellow and green is exported to PDF (any 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, X-1a, X-3), the PDF file shows the outline but not the filled color. That is, the ...
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How to fix an Adobe Acrobat Professional XI Rendering Inability? [closed]

When I scroll to a page of a PDF book on Adobe Acrobat Professional XI v11.0.0, an error message pops up saying "An error exists on this page. Acrobat may not display the page correctly. Please ...
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How do you use blogging softwares for a pdf email attachment that would be posted on the blog by emailing it to the blog? [closed]

How do you use your own blog for a pdf email attachment that would be posted on your own blog by emailing it to your own blog? How do set up things so you can email the pdf attachment to your own ...
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Format to generate .tex, .pdf and .md from?

I've used pandoc to generate .md, .tex, .pdf from .tex and .xhtml files. In tex I am using BibTeX and in odt (save-as xhtml) I am using Zotero to insert my citations. Currently neither .tex nor ...
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Adobe Acrobat creating another document [closed]

Need to pull specific data from one document to another. Copying line by line will take to long as the document is 5,000 pages. Please HELP!
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Cropping margins in PDF using Preview (Mac OS) is ignored by `lpr` on linux

From time to time I need to print some PDF documents two pages per sheet. In order to get a better looking documents I crop margins on my Macbook in Preview and then I need to print the document on a ...
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How to create a form checkbox without a label on LibreOffice Writer

In default the checkbox seems to have a label assigned to it. For creating an fillable PDF I'm looking for just a plain checkbox which can be clicked -- the description is done at another column, as ...
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What is the viewer support for files embedded in/attached to a pdf file? [closed]

PDF files can hold other, embedded/attached files. I know that Adobe Reader and Okular (poppler-based) make them accessible for viewing or saving at the least. It seems the viewer of Mac OS X does not ...
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Create a fillable PDF form with Office 2013 without Adobe?

Is there a way to create a fillable PDF form using Microsoft Office without using the Adobe Pro? It appers for 2007 and 2010 version it was only possible to create locked Word documents or not ...
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Merge two PDF files automatically with the input file name as the output file name

I need to merge several PDF files. What I have is two files, with almost the same name. The name is a code for a product, that consists of the pdf files. One is called 4226469601D.pdf and one is ...
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Mac Command Line Open PDF to Specific Page

The goal is to use command line to open a PDF file to a specific page. The more general question is how do I find out what args are available for any given app? I am able to open a pdf file in Mac OS ...
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unable to type some characters in adobe acrobat and unable to insert table

I came across two problems. first, I am unable to type some specific letter, like upper case R,E,+ and so on, but I can type other upper case letter like upper case T. If I am trying to type, they ...
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Copy and paste from dodgy pdf

I've been given a pdf with custom font encoding that makes copy/paste impossible from adobe reader, but not in evince. In addition pdftotext has no problem extracting the text from it. I read ...
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Finding out if page is rotated in a PDF

Is there a reliable way to determine if a given page in a PDF file is upside down? I have documents where occasionally a page will be rotated 180 degrees, it is easy to fix once you know which pages ...
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Memory not Unloading [closed]

One of our PC's is not unloading it's memory during certain tasks. The main one is when they choose to print a file to PDF. Select File Open in Adobe Acrobat Print to PDF Save and Close This is ...
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exported indesign file to pdf, then back to indesign, lost original files

I was directed here from Graphic Design Stack Exchange. The original indesign files were lost, all we have is the File>Save As>*.PDF file remaining. We would like to convert pdf back to indesign. The ...
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OneNote 2013, OCR, imported/printed PDF, reset picture to original size, it highlights wrong place

The title is messy, sorry for that. My point is that if I use the "Send to OneNote" feature, and then right click the print out and choose "restore to original size", the text OCR search will be ...
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How to convert PDF from two slides per page into one slide per page?

I have a presentation in pdf file with two slides per page. I want a presentation in pdf file with one slide per page. I tried using ImageMagick: convert -crop 1x2@ orig.pdf t2.pdf It ...
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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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Stop Org Mode from exporting headline tags

When I setup a headline like the following #+SELECT_TAGS: export ...snip... * A Heading :export: and do PDF export, the :export: text shows up in the heading. How do I suppress this?
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How to increase the number of pdf files firefox/thunderbird can open

I'd like to know if there is a setting that limits the number of PDF files which can be open at any point in time in the firefox or thunderbird browser. I have a large amount of PDF open in my browser ...
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How do I collapse all bookmarks in a PDF?

I have a PDF with lots of bookmarks that are all expanded every time I open it. Is there an easy way to collapse the bookmarks?
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Adobe Acrobat save PDF files to Sharepoint (Online Account)

I do the following: Open PDF document in Adobe Acrobat XI Version 11.0.10 File > Save As... Save to Online Account > New Account... Check SharePoint Type in library path example: ...
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How to correctly copy and paste programming code from PDF to editors?

I'm reading a pdf book that contains programming code, when I copy the code and past it in, say visual studio, the doulbe quotation marks changes from this(") to this (”) which leads to syntax errors. ...
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renaming pdf based on line content linux

I'm trying to rename a bunch of pdfs based on a specific line in the files. So far, I'm converting to text, then using awk to print line 41. But that's as far as I've got. I've tried usings xargs ...
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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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Styling multiple files on Libre Office Calc [duplicate]

Here's what I do now: Get CSV file from extrenal source Open it in Calc Apply style (set colors, fonts, etc.) Export as PDF Is it possible to get rid of step 3? Somehow loading data to already ...
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How to create an alphabetical index of a word document?

My boss gave me a pdf and asked to create an alphabetical index. The index will contain only interesting (for him) words. The list of 'interesting word' is not available and I'm supposed to create ...
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Can PDFs contain resources that are loaded from the internet?

I found this information on the Tor website: You should be very careful when downloading documents via Tor (especially DOC and PDF files) as these documents can contain Internet resources that ...
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Include a “pdf window” in a .ppt

I am having a .pdf of 1002 slides pages. These pages are snapshots taken at different time steps. I am willing to include this .pdf in a powerpoint presentation so that I can easily move from one ...
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Excel VBA: Is there a command for printing to PDF (doPDF ver 7)

As the title suggests... I'm looking to expand my automating to include directly printing to PDF. The macro(s) I have written already formats the print area and page setup as I need it. But when I go ...
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How to automatically print PDF files on two printers based on page size?

I regularly find myself printing like 10 PDF documents , all 1 page per document with various page sizes. For example 5x A4, 3x A3, 1x A2 and 1x A0. I want to print all those pages, and not have to ...
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Postscript distill error after removing “eexec”

I'm trying to distill a postscript file that I created. After I open the .ps file in notepad and remove "mark currentfile eexec...cleartomark" and use the Adobe distiller, I get the error message: ...
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Repair borken Postscript file which only ubuntu opens

I try to convert the postscript file from the link to a pdf which I can view in any computer. When I try to convert it I get error about the stack: Error: /rangecheck in --getinterval-- Operand ...
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Why does my PDF have improper bolding/unbolding when saved from Word 2010?

I have the font "Alegreya" installed on my Windows 8.1 PC. In the "Fonts" folder, I see that this includes font styles "Black; Black Italic; Bold; Bold Italic; Italic; Regular." When I write a ...
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Unable to save edits to PDF attachment that is sent via Outlook

I’m having an issue trying to save the edits to a PDF attachment—by adding text to the body of it for example—that was sent via Outlook. Adobe Acrobat Pro XI is set to open PDF attachments in our ...
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PDF w/Security - Removing “mark currentfile eexec” trick isn't working when I distill

I'm trying to copy the text from a PDF into Excel. Problem is the PDF is password protected disabling the copy function. The text can easily be copied used Windows XPS viewer, Onenote, and other ...
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File Extension That's Viewable but not Copiable

I want to upload some text content as pdf or powerpoint(or slides), but I don't want the text to be copied. I know if I convert the pdf page to a picture, then the text won't be able to be copied ...
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Converting MS Word File to PDF and then converting to CMYK PDF for Offset Printing

I am a newbie to the knowledge of offset printing, what I am trying to do is to use MS Word 2007 to create a document containing both words and scanned images, and then use the PDFCreator software to ...