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

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How to make my document secure before freely distribution?

I have scanned a document and saved in my computer in pdf file. I want that document shall be accessible to all i.e. one shall download it, print it and shall use for personal purpose. I want none to ...
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How to instruct Chrome to download PDF rather than (pre)view in browser?

I have PDF file for download by users on my website. Is there a way to instruct Chrome not to view the PDF in the users browser when the user clicks the link to the PDF, but instead download the PDF ...
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How to convert all text in PDF to image

Preamble I have been writing lectures in the institute on notebook. Others wrote them with pen and paper (Don't know how to say correctly in English, but I think it is understandable). Now we are to ...
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OCR for structured documents - a web scraper for physical documents [on hold]

I have a number of physical documents - bank statements - which follow a defined, simple, pattern. I'd like to scan these in, and then use OCR to separate out the line items description, date and ...
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Extract and replace images form a PDF file

I'm interested in finding a way (from command line only, in Linux) to extract images from PDF files, apply some effects and then put the new images back inside the PDF file. While I found a way to ...
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concatenate and compress pdf files: which first, and do I uncompress them first?

I have some pdf files, which I would like to concatenate into a single pdf file, using a command pdftk 1.pdf 2.pdf 3.pdf cat output all.pdf I also would like to compress the output pdf file from ...
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Where can I get the font Cloister Black BT Regular and have it embedded in a PDF?

I had this font installed on my mac and never had issues with it - then my hard drive went and when the time came to print existing files (Award certificates) that I had on file it appears correct in ...
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How can I save a web page as single page PDF? [duplicate]

Web pages can be very long. When I save it as PDF, chrome splits it to multiple pages. Is there a way to create a single page PDF with custom page width/length? I need it to be a PDF in order to ...
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Archiving Several hundred Webpages to a doc or pdf [on hold]

I work for a University Library and have to archive our University Bulletin (the rules, regulations, departments, courses, etc). I have done the most recent one but now have to do every year back to ...
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How to avoid skewed results with the OCR tool pdfsandwich?

Usually, scanned pages need to be deskewed before applying an OCR tool. Here, my input is a straight scanned page, and the OCR output is sometimes skewed, either clockwise or counter-clockwise. In my ...
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How to export a PDF file from Indesign. (text should be non selectable and file size should be smaller)

I tried to export a PDF from indesign CC3, with "smallest File size" preset. Its giving me very good result, the exported PDF file size is 2.8mb But when I converted text to outline, the PDF size ...
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Automate omnipage with commandline?

In Nuance Omnipage 19, I have a workflow configuration called "Convert Picture Into Searchable PDF", which is also available from the Windows Explorer context menu, so when I right-click an image file ...
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Joining 2 PDFs using Python join.py results in blank PDF

When I run join.py on computer A, I get a properly joined 2 page PDF. When running it on computers B and C, I get a one page blank PDF. All three computers are MacBook Pros running 10.10.1 Running ...
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How to remove password of PDF with known password? [duplicate]

I have a personal PDF that I would like to remove the password for because the password was my old phone number (which I may forget). How can this be done? Maybe relevant that the PDF contains form ...
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Word document to PDF

I have a word (MS Word) document of containing ordered/un-ordered lists and tables. When I save/export this file as PDF it appears that, lists and tables are not converted as PDF TR/TD/TABLE tags and ...
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Resizing a PDF to fit to content in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

Short version: Is it possible to resize a PDF to fit to content in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro? Example: I have a PDF that contain an text object which is partially "outside the range", as the screenshot ...
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Selecting several objects in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro by drag and drop

Short version: Is it possible to several objects in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro by drag and drop? Example: I would like to move all the objects present in the selected area below (the selected area is in ...
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How can I resize an area selected with the selection tool in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro?

Is it possible to resize an area selected with the selection tool in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro? E.g. with Microsoft Paint I can use the "Resize" feature:
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Equivalent of Microsoft Paint's eraser in Adobe Acrobat Pro

Is there any equivalent of Microsoft Paint's eraser in Adobe Acrobat Pro? I am aware that I can use the redaction feature or delete object, but I wonder if there is any more direct way to delete part ...
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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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How to change margins for verso pages in a pdf?

I just bought an ebook where the margins, disappointingly, are the same for recto and verso pages. I want to change the margins for the verso (i.e., even numbered) pages so that the outer margins ...
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How to resize embedded word file properly in word 2013?

I love to embed an external file into Word .docx file since that helps me to "outsource" the content - I don't have to put the whole big content into one-only file. Below is how we can do such ...
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How to prevent CanoScan from shifting scans by 2mm?

According to documentation, my CanoScan 9000F Mark II cannot scan all the way to the edge. There is a 2mm border next to the bezel which cannot get scanned: If I place a piece of paper in the top ...
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Word to PDF: open hyperlinks in new window

I'm trying to follow your solution for Word 2013 converting to PDF, and not sure where to find the Edit -> Preferences -> Documents and uncheck "Open cross document links in new window"... Was that ...
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How can I convert a djvu to a pdf preserving word searchability?

I have a djvu file in which I can search for specific words. However, If I convert it to pdf (I tried with cutePDF and with the online djvu-pdf tool) the possibility to search for words seems to be ...
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How to replace a colour by another in PDF files?

I have a normal PDF file with text in different colours. Is there a way to change the colour of every character that has a specific colour, e.g., change to black all the pink text? I have the RGB of ...
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Combine two separate 8.5 x 11 PDF documents into one 11 x 17 PDF document?

I have some 8.5 x 11 PDF documents that are the "left" and "right" pages of what should be a 11 x 17 document. I am looking for a way to combine/stitch these files together. Either a Windows or Mac ...
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Why is some styles/headings are excluded from bookmark when converting from word to pdf

I created custom styles/headings for my document One is called "Title Custom" and another is called "Subtitle Custom" But when I convert into pdf with the bookmark setting selected, the only thing ...
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How do I automatically print only part of a PDF page in OS X?

I frequently have to crop out the top half of a PDF (it's a shipping label) and only print that on A4 paper, instead of the whole label. I can do this very easily with Adobe Acrobat Pro, by opening ...
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How to automate Adobe Acrobat XI Standard to re-compress a lot of PDFs?

I've about 15 gigabyte of PDFs scanned with an old version of Adobe Acrobat that are huge. Adobe Acrobat XI Standard that comes with my new scanner has an option to (it seems lossless) recompress ...
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download list from a website [closed]

Let's say there is a website with a list of all companies from a specific branch in USA. This large data (let's say 10000 records) is displayed with 100 records per site (if you want more you can ...
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Suppress appearance of headline tags in pdf export

I have headlines like * Title :tag: in my org file. The :tag: text appears in the pdf export of the org file. I don't want to see the tag-names when I export. How do I ...
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reducing the size of PDF file of scanned images

I downloaded this PDF file from a website which is 350 KB in size with 20 pages. All pages are scanned images. I extracted the images using Adobe Acrobat Pro which are 1.32 MB in size collectively ...
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make the scanner scan the entire paper pages, not skip anything near the borders?

I am scanning some paper pages using the document feeder of Xerox WorkCentre 7830. The scanner didn't scan the entire paper pages, and skip some part near the borders of the paper pages. For ...
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Choose multiple languages for OCR in a pdf document?

I use Adobe Acrobat X Pro (version 10.1.12) for OCR. Two scenarios: I have a scanned pdf file, which has English for text, and English and Greek letters for math symbols and formulas. How shall I ...
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Error in foomatic-rip while trying to print a pdf with cups

I have the Samsung CLP-315 printer and it works perfectly with my Fedora 21 installation. Now I wanted to attach it to my Raspberry which is running Pidora. I installed CUPS on the pi and added the ...
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PDF Option Not Coming In Windows Printer Created

I have created a local pdf printer under windows with following settings : However, when I sent a print to pdf printer, I get this dialog box . As you can see, there is no PDF option in ...
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Mac App: Pdf Compiler to generate “reports” [closed]

I'm looking for a mac compatible software that can take multiple PDF-files as input, and output a merged and structured compilation of those files into one single PDF. The purpose being: making a ...
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Command “find” -exec replacing string

I'm trying to find JPG files in a folder tree to execute the command "" to transform it to PDF. The problem is that the code I am running leaves the file in the same directory and I want to move it ...
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How to make text/elements visible only in editor view in Microsoft Word 2010

I'm creating a template document for a client in Word 2010. I'm trying to implement some instructions in the document, so that if the file is either printed or exported as a .pdf file, those ...
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Increment a number in a PDF

Is there a way to increment a number in a PDF everytime it is opened/saved? I have a 'mechanic report' PDF which need to be filled with worked hours and what was done and additionally i need this ...
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PDF looks different in Photoshop

When i save a .psd to a Photoshop PDF, some fonts don't look like they looked in Photoshop. They are not completely filled like they are in Photoshop. See the attachments: This is how it looks like ...
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How do I export an email to PDF from Outlook?

I found this link on the Office website that explains how print a PDF in all apps except Outlook https://support.office.com/en-IN/article/Save-as-PDF-d85416c5-7d77-4fd6-a216-6f4bf7c7c110 Question ...
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Extract images from damaged pdf

I have a pdf file that consists of a set of scanned images of a book. It is part of a series that is available here. Most of these work fine. The URL for the problematic file is here. The file won't ...
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Comodo Dragon browser does not open pdf files

I am using Comodo Dragon browser on Windows 8.1 and whenever I open a pdf file it automatically prompts me to choose a location for saving the file, instead of opening it within it as I wish. How may ...
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How to copy text from PDF and paste into word without keeping the source format and linebreaks? [duplicate]

When I copy 2-3 paragraphs from a E-textbook PDF file and paste it to MS word,the new line(line breaks) in PDF also appears in MS word even though .It means a new line in PDF also becomes a new line ...
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How do I correct the order of page thumbnails in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro?

When I opened a document in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro and looked at the Page Thumbnails, I found the thumbnails are numbered from right to left (instead of the English left to right). How do I correct the ...
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Print a secure PDF to a file using a PDF printer

I have a secured PDF document that allows printing but not saving. So printing to a real printer will work but using a PDF printer to save it won’t work. Is there a way to fool Acrobat Reader to ...
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Does Acrobat XI Pro Win ESD support fillable form fields from a CSV?

At work I had an old version of Adobe Acrobat Pro, version 9, which I used combined with some Actionscript and batch actions to fill in form fields using a csv file and finally outputting to one pdf ...
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Convert THOUSANDS of Word (doc) to PDF [duplicate]

I have roughly 30,000 .doc files that I need to convert to PDF. What's the best way to go about this? I have every flavor of OS you can think of...