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

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What font will be used for PDFs if Helvetica font unavailable

If a PDF is created using Helvetica as a font but that font is not available on an end users machine is there any way to determine what font will be used in its place? The file is generated with the ...
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Tracing text and placing symbols in the corner of each letter

First of all, I hope this is the right place to ask this question. My website is generating simple PDF files with user-inputted text through tcpdf. The text in the PDF is just normal text with ...
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OCR messed up by Ghostscript

Last year there was a bug found in Ghostscript. It is documented here: http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=696116 It is marked Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX In the end the assignee, Ken Sharp,...
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How to change default program for open pdf file in firefox?

When I download a file in Firefox, I want the default program that display in open with section to change to nitro or adobe reader.
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Merge pdfs based on first two words in file name

I have a folder containing a number of files with the following filename structure: John Doe - title.pdf John Doe - title2.pdf John Doe - title3.pdf Jane Smith - some title.pdf Jane Smith - second ...
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Acrobat Previous/Next View not working anymore

I am using Adobe Acrobat Pro X. I used to have the option of moving around with Previous/Next View (Alt + Left/Right arrow). Lately, both buttons in the toolbar are always greyed out, and the ...
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Is there any PDF viewer / editor in Windows that will allow me to crop whitespace? [closed]

OS X comes together with Preview, which allows me to crop PDF 's as I want and save them "cropped". When I crop a PDF file with Preview and open it up with Foxit on Windows for example, the cropped ...
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GhostPDF Compression Issue [closed]

I am facing an issue while compressing the PDF which is embedded with images. The issue is, I have used the following GhostScript Compression command. Actually I thought that it would reduce the ...
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mac silent pdf print via terminal

Is there some way to print pdf file on mac via terminal (silent print), using python or some other technologies? Here is example for Windows
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MS OneNote on Mac OSX: Is it possible to export entire notebook to PDF?

The MS instructions I found for exporting an entire notebook to a PDF don't seem to apply on the Mac OSX version. Is there a way to do this on Mac OSX?
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Foxit Reader: Display/Search through PDF comments?

I would like to find a method of listing all comments for a given PDF, or searching through them using next/previous navigation. However, the only method appears to be scanning the document by eye, ...
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Charts / text boxes in Word not appearing properly when saving as PDF

I have a Word document (Office 2007) that I'd like to save as a PDF. Most of the document saves perfectly, but some pie charts and text boxes are not appearing correctly in the PDF. They don't appear ...
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How can I perform regex searches over secured PDFs?

I want to do regex searches over the Air Canada Timetable PDF file (available here). Unfortunately, the file is secured, and that seems to prevent many of the usual ways of doing regex searches over ...
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Circular text in Photoshop CS6

When making circular text with Photoshop CS6, for example: Now, when I want to save my project as PDF the text is getting turned, for example: Thanks in advance!
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Converting .docx to PDF, using Microsoft Word 2010, giving bad output

I am making a brochure for my school fest. This is the screenshot while editing in Word: But whenever I Save it as .pdf the following comes as the output: It can be clearly seen from the images ...
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Maintaining “Save to” folder for print-to-pdf files

I need to document my work by printing files/pages to a PDF which creates an emailed link in my Microsoft Outlook inbox. I open the newly created PDF file via clicking a link (not an attachment) and ...
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PDF program or app for xubuntu to compress bulk files with GUI

I have searched and researched internet to find a program or app for xubuntu to compress bulk pdf files, but I cannot find, I found a Nautilus script to do that but I don't know if it works in xubuntu ...
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What has Apple done to search in Preview and how can I fix it?

I have a PDF open in preview and am trying to search for a phrase, rather than just searching string matching exactly what is in the search box it searches for each word separately I can apply quotes ...
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Search pdf for character or string in specific font or style

Is there a way, including a choice of software, to search a pdf file for a specific character or string in a specific font or font style. An example of what I would like to do is find ‘α’ in “αλφαβητο”...
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Recover corrupted PDF files

I'm trying to recover a folder with some critical data that was damaged or corrupted, likely by a virus. It’s a 10 GB folder that contains PDF documents. None will open, and each report that the ...
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How can I print a PDF-file together with all the linked files in it?

I'm trying to print a PDF-File which contains some links to other PDF-Files. I could not find a solution to print the additional linked files together with the main PDF-File. Example: I have a PDF-...
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Download files from Page with predefined filter

I want to download all *.pdf files from a website. (https://www.parlament.gv.at/PAKT/PLENAR/) But when I open the URL, only the first 50 documents are listed (and also downloaded with WGET) So I ...
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Is it possible in Adobe Reader to be able to be in touch mode AND have a scroll bar that doesn't disappear?

For Windows 8.1 on a Surface Pro 3 using Adobe Reader XI 11.0.10. If I disable touch mode, the scroll bar permanently appears but I'm now not able to touch to scroll. If I enable touch mode, the ...
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Why does my image's quality go down when saving PPT to PDF?

In power point 2013, on the first slide I have this picture in PNG Aftering saving the PPT to PDF it becomes As you can see the image has became blurry around the edges of the letters. Now this ...
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Rename PDFs by adding a prefix according to date created

I have a similar question to this one 'Rename JPEGs by adding a prefix according to date taken' and I'm also wanting to use exiftool plus a batch file of some sort to do a very large filename check ...
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Combining PDFs in structured directories into a single PDF with bookmarks [closed]

I have lot of scanned pages of old reports stored in the following directory structure: Report 1/ contents.pdf execsummary.pdf chapter 1/ page 1.pdf page 2.pdf page 3.pdf chapter 2/ ...
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Dealing with a webapp that's eating whitespace

I'm filling out an application form for some funding, but the form eats whitespace - newlines are removed, and multiple spaces are reduced to one. This is the resulting PDF: It's my understanding ...
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“Remove hidden information”-Tool in Adobe Acrobat rasterizes document [possible BUG]

First off: I've asked this question in the official Adobe Forum (https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2178838), but no one seemed to be willing to reproduce the problem or look at it. I've also been in ...
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Unable to use the “embed PDF & EPS files (experimental)” option on Scribus 1.4.5 Mac

I cannot use the option, marked experimental, saying "embed PDF & EPS files (experimental)" on Scribus (1.4.5), Macintosh OS X 10.6.8. When I go to the "export" section, this option appears in ...
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Can I make a PDF file display like a book by default, without user input?

I have a PDF file. The pages display vertically, one after another, one at a time. I would like the PDF to display 2 pages at a time, one page next to the other horizontally, like laying out a book ...
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Acrobat Professional 11 extract all pages as jpegs without quality loss

In Adobe Acrobat professional 11 how can i export all the pages in a pdf file as single Jpeg images without losing quality? I have a pdf with 140 pages but when i try the export function it makes 800 ...
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Script for Automatic Merging

I was wondering if you guys could help me. I’m trying to find out if it is possible to have a script that will automatically pick up files saved in a set folder/location and merge certain files ...
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One person can save a filled out a PDF, while another cannot

I have a PDF file with fields to fill in. On my machine with “Acrobat Reader DC” (2015 Release | Version 2015.016.20045), I can fill in the fields, save the file & email the file (from within ...
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Windows Powershell Copy files into respective folders

I need to copy all the pdf files from a structure of subfolders main folder 1 folder 2 subfolder 1 name1.pdf name2.pdf and take all the pdfs with names matching a list from a .txt and ...
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Outlook: PDF Preview Handler Error

Ever since I upgraded to Outlook 2016 my attachment PDF Previewer has stopped working with the message This file cannot be previewed because of an error with the following previewer: PDF ...
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Automatically download Office 365 billing details pdf

Is there a fairly easy way I can easily download the pdfs containing the billing details from Office 365 automatically whenever I get my monthly email saying that new billing details are available? ...
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Is there a way to create table of content automatically for a PDF file?

I have a long PDF file without ToC. I can manually created them but it is tedious. Is there any automatic approach? Thanks!
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Search within PDF files in Windows search

We have files on a server (just a plain Win7 server), when you search with different computers in the same folder, some computer find a result (that is within a PDF, in the text I mean) while others ...
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How would one digitize a thick book into a PDF version in the most time-efficient way, using only a camera and a computer?

For this example I have a: dSLR camera (Canon EOS) + no tripod latest commercial version of Adobe Acrobat a computer with internet frugal character I also own a physically printed and bound book ...
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Find password application uses to access PDF-file in OS X

I have a encrypted PDF-file that I don't know the (user) password to. However, I have an application that can opens and decrypts the file (temporarily) so that it is viewable in that application. Is ...
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Cannot select certain characters in PDF

Why cannot I copy certain characters in PDF, like the "阵" in the image. And I found that all these characters are Chinese characters. When copying texts, those characters are just skipped. Are there ...
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Adobe Acrobat DC could not open “--.”.pdf because it is either not a supported file type

This error occurs sometime when I attach PDF to my email messages. (My recipients sometimes get this error message.) This only happened when I started using Microsoft Outlook 365. When I use regular ...
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Funny OCR-situation

I have a multipage scanned 300 dpi PDF-file on an Ubuntu 16.04 system. When I run the following command: pdfocr -t -l swe -i *.pdf -o newfile.pdf It results in a perfectly OCR-read file. Every ...
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removing “Add Text Comment” reminders and toolbars from Acrobat Reader

I have a number of PDF's that open and pop up a little reminder toolbar for the Add Text Comment tool. In Acrobat Reader DC it's a purple reminder that says "This pdf can be completed using the add ...
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Automate import of drawings into network design software then printing to PDF

The company I work for uses Stardraw Design 7.1, an AudioVisual design software. However, its level of power-user options seem to be quite limited. I have to import thousands of drawing files to print ...
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How to get Adobe Acrobat XI PDF Printer to convert PDF with Asian text to single page with same text?

I'm converting a two page pdf to a single page PDF with Japanese characters. Double to single page conversion goes fine except, I'm getting garbage characters in certain sets of text. I can convert it ...
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text-input form field capabilities on interactive PDFs

When it comes to interactive PDFs I am a complete newb. Is there a form-field type for text input which could be dimensioned to consume the entire page (within the margins)? Can such a text-input ...
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Converting PJL/PCL to pdf

I have a non-readable PJL file, which I try to convert into something human-readable (e.g. pdf). The PJL commands are as follows (followed by the actual print-job): %-12345X@PJL JOB NAME = "{**...
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PDF versus epub versus mobi files

What are the differences between PDF versus epub versus mobi files, in terms of supported functionality, and what software supports such functions and how? I ask because I am interested in publishing ...
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How to Convert ost emails to pdf document

I have some important professional emails with some attachments in OST Mailbox, but now I want to move OST emails to PDF format. Is there any solution to convert in PDF Format? Any help would be ...