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

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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 to print PDF using dot matrix printer [on hold]

I have test to print PDF file using dot matrix printer. At the first printing, I was lucky because the output "Its what U see What U get", the output printed use font family Courier. But when I ...
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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 can I crop a PDF document? [closed]

How can I crop a PDF page to eliminate the printing registration marks (aka: Crop Marks)? I have Adobe Reader 8 installed on my computer.
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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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Lightweight image viewer with real-time editing features [closed]

I most often read books from scans rather than paper, I also highly preferred it to be in the form of batch of jpgs/pngs rather than in a single pdf since it can give me a very fast overview of the ...
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Split PDF file into separate text and image pdf files [closed]

I have a pdf file with text and some images. I wish to create two pdf files out of this, one pdf file that should contain text only at the original locations and another pdf file with images only at ...
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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 ...
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How do you convert to plain text a city document URL? [duplicate]

How do you convert to plain text a Boston City Document URL ?... at http://www.cityofboston.gov/images_documents/2007%20the%20charter%20draft20%20%28final%20draft1%20with%20jumps%29_tcm3-16428.pdf So ...
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PDF extraction renders strips of images

I have permission to use images from a catalog in my online ads (I resell their products) but they won't give me the image files (I'm a small reseller) Their catalog is available as PDFs. I've ...
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PDFs as extremely small file size (i.e. less than 20kb)

What do I need to do in order to produce PDF invoices with a file size smaller than 20kb? Example PDF I create invoices for a small business and I have 60,000+ invoices stored as PDFs (non scanned) ...
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Acrobat creating acrolock#######.tmp files?

I had a user the other day who was having issues saving PDF files using Acrobat. What they were trying to do was simply open the PDF file in question, make a simple change, and save the file back as ...
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Chrome - change page navigation keys in pdf viewer

Google Chrome have integrated pdf viewer, the pdf.dll (PPAPI plugin; https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/1060734?hl=en; this software is not open-source but proprietary: ...
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Formatting issues converting .pdf to .docx [duplicate]

I am having trouble with a .pdf document that needs converting to Word. I am using Acrobat XI Pro with Office Word 2013 and am on Windows 7 Pro. The original .pdf has Bold and nomal text, varying ...
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JPGs created with Imagemagick won't display on TV

I am trying to convert a free ebook from PNG to JPG, so I can read it on my Sony Bravia KDL-40R470. This is how I converted the PNG file: convert -density 117 -quality 80 progit.pdf progit.jpg ...
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How do I scan a thousand double sided pages into a PDF? [duplicate]

My scanner (Brother MFC-J825dw) will only scan one side at a time in the sheet feeder. I have a document that is double sided. How can I make a PDF out of it so the pages are in order, automatically? ...
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Selectively Bulk-Delete Images from PDF file

Selectively removing one single image from a PDF is straightforward. Bulk-deleting all images from a PDF is also straightforward. But is there software to selectively remove many images from a file in ...
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programmatic access to PDF table of contents

Many PDF documents contain a hierarchical table of contents. I am not referring to the ToC visible on a page-- what I mean is the metadata that is used to generate the sidebar links when viewing a PDF ...
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Accents not printed with CUPS

System Archlinux KDE CUPS 2.0.2-1 Printer HP Deskjet 3520 Description of the problem When I print something (I think it's always PDF) with some accentued characters, they are not printed. ...
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LibreOffice 4.4.0.3 opening a PDF file displaying wrong Traditional Chinese characters

I have installed the LibreOffice 4.4.0.3 portable for Windows (my OS is 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium Traditional Chinese version), hoping to use the PDF editing feature in the LibreOffice Draw. I ...
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Chrome pdf viewer left/right arrow key does not work

When i open a PDF using the built-in Chrome pdf viewer, i can usually jump to next/previous page just by using the right/left arrow key. This suddenly stopped working for me, and pressing the ...
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How to make annotations over a PDF?

I use Foxit Pdf Reader and I also have a Trust pen tablet that I use mostly with a software called SmoothDraw. I was wondering if there is a way that I could open a pdf and write annotations over it ...
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Why are my images in my brochure blurry after EXPORTED as PDF?? Was clear before but now blurry on print and Indesign?

I was given a previous Indesign brochure to edit. I edited the fields, saved and then exported as PDF. Once I exported, my Indesign documents images all turned blurry. Why did this happen and how can ...
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Get vector graphics (svg, pdf) page size (width, height) in different units via command line?

Basically, I would like to find out the image size (and possibly, any special boxes) in different units (points, pixels, centimeters) from the command line. As an example here, I have produced an SVG ...
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How to fix PDF file corruption [duplicate]

Some days before my trial of free Antivirus expired. So my system ran without any Antivirus for two to three days. After that I noticed that I am facing problem in opening PDF files. Then I opened ...
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oxps to pdf or image - Linux

I've been trying to solve the problem of converting an .oxps file to .pdf or other file format. Any solutions for Linux out there? I've been searching around and cannot come up with much thus far. ...
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Characters change while copy paste PDF in Hindi language

I am trying to copy/paste text from a PDF file. But when I copy/paste it changes some characters into other. e.g.विधान toवरधभन. Basically it changes vowels to some consonants. I also tried exporting ...
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Have Firefox prompt whether to open PDF in browser, or in external application, or for saving?

How can I get Firefox to give me a prompt, -- either natively, or through a plug-in, -- which will ask me: if I want to preview the PDF in the browser using pdfjs, or if I want to open the PDF in ...
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Attaching files to Mac Mail with applescript

I need to send a lot of PDFs to my accountant, each one of them in a separate email. Sounds like a good job for Applescript, only problem is I have zero experience with Applescript, and I don't have ...
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How to search and highlight long passages in a PDF file?

I made several highlights on Kindle Touch to PDF files. Kindle saves the highlighted text in a separate file, not on the PDFs themselves. I have all the text of the passages I want highlighted, what I ...
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Make exported pdf from Indesign with framed content to be cropped, not clipped

I've exported a pdf file with some content framed from InDesign. The content is a linked/embeded file (most of the times other pdfs). If I resize the frame of the content I placed to the portion I ...
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Why is the pdf made by converting with Calibre no longer searchable and the text “copied” from it gibberish?

I'm trying to use Calibre to convert mobi and epub formats to pdf and it is working for the purposes of reading, but there are problems. Namely, the character encoding seems messed up. Searching the ...
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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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Windows explorer stops showing PDF's in the preview pane

Some users in our office use the preview pane in the windows explorer to view PDF's. After a while (~an hour) the preview pane no longer shows the preview. On one PC, it says "No preview available" ...