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

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Error trying to save Word document as PDF in PowerShell script

I have the following PowerShell script to convert a folder of docx files to pdf: param ( [string]$folder = '.' ) Add-type -AssemblyName Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word $word_app = New-Object ...
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Search for a specific file in a set of folders. If that file is the only one in the folder, delete the folder

I have a very large eBook library. The structure is as follows: /Library /Author Name /Book Name /{.pdf .mobi .epub eBook files}, {.opf metadata files}, {.jpg book cover files} ...
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Adobe Acrobat X Professional - can I print to PDF and overwrite the file currently open?

Essentially, I would like a way to quickly turn comments and annotations into objects on the page of a PDF file, so that when I email the file and I want someone to be able to see my comments, the ...
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Retrieve/convert character encoding for Arabic in PDF

So I have this English-Arabic dictionary in a clean text format (not sandwiched), but it would be very useful if I could navigate within it or be able to copy the Arabic text properly, which I cannot. ...
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How to install multiple versions of Acrobat Reader on linux

My OS is Fedora 21 - 4.0.4-202.fc21.x86_64 GNU/Linux I often need to read pdf academic papers that are protected by the FileOpen plugin (DRM). FileOpen website offers updated plugins for the latest ...
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Personal digital certificate for Adobe Acrobat Reader

Often, I receive PDF documents that make use of Adobe Acrobat's functionality for digital signatures. I can sign those PDFs with a self-signed certificate, but then Adobe Acrobat Reader shows a ...
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How can I modify a PDF to highlight a specific phrase, programmatically?

Is there a way to take a PDF in and output a new PDF with specific phrases highlighted? I don't want to manually interact with the PDF. I just want to do some shell interaction or use some ...
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want textgrabber plus translator for macbook [closed]

Similar discussion has taken place already about an app with the above title. The app blurb says it is for iPhone and iPad. I am trying to find out if it, or similar apps can work in a macbookpro on ...
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Where does cups-pdf store its temporary files?

I recently tried to save a rather large document using to a PDF using cups-pdf. Something appears to have gone wrong and it went on to produce several GB worth of data somewhere on my hard drive, ...
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is there a parameter to inhibit IFilter feature on windows 7 search?

This question originates after this one. The two questions are independent even if they share a common problem basis so I'm asking this now hoping somebody can help me with at least one of the two. ...
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View a colorful PDF/PS without colors, as it would look like when printed

I am working on an article with colorful drawings, but because it will be printed on black-and-white printers, I want to make sure it looks good without colors. I have Ubuntu and currently use Evince ...
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How can I change a Windows Search Indexing Options when I get the “you do not have permission to change the settings for this extension” (PDF)?

I have the problem I'm going to describe and hope someone can help me. OK, IMPORTANT INITIAL NOTE: I'm using Windows 7 64bit with SumatraPDF v3 (I uninstalled Adobe Acrobat Reader X) and PDFlib TET ...
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How to add bookmarks exactly at the location near a page's edge in Acrobat?

In a PDF file, sometimes a header is located near the line between two pages. In this condition, if I added a bookmark to mark this heading, Acrobat will automatically adjust it to the line instead of ...
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How can I disable google chrome's terrible sub-pixel anti-aliasing in PDFs?

I'd just like to turn it off, because it's quite distracting when every PDF looks so colourful. I've looked through chrome://flags and there's an LCD text anti-aliasing option but it doesn't seem to ...
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Font contains bad /Widths - PDF error

I have PDF file which designed very long before and its contains some fonts which are unavailable in my new computer. The PDF file shows the blank white space in adobe reader, but if I open it in my ...
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What is the best way to export specific pages from multiple PDF files?

I have a bunch of PDF files to go through but from most of those files I only need 1 or 2 pages. So for instance: From PDF 1 I need page 3, from PDF 2 I need page 5, etc. I want to export those pages ...
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Batch Printing PDF's with Multiple Sizes

I am trying to batch print files that vary from letter, 11x17, and 22x34 paper size. The problem I am having is I cannot make the printer print on varying sizes of paper during the batch print. I ...
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How can I batch resize PDFs on OSX?

I have multiple PDFs, each at A4 size, and I need them all to be resized to A5. I don't want to lose any image quality / resolution, I just want the page size to be changed. I can resize an ...
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PDF fit half page

I have a PDF file containing slides, but the document has been created with two horizontal slides per (portrait) page (yes, a "handouts format") I want to be able to scroll pages using page Up/page ...
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HP Photosmart doing borderless printing of PDF

I am trying to print a PDF document which contains table with borders but my printer is not printing any borders. I am using Mac with OSX 10.10 and my printer is HP photosmart 5520.I tried looking ...
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At the moment, I'm having trouble deploying an ASP.NET Web Forms application (now targeting .NET 3.5) onto a Windows Server 2003 running IIS 6

At the moment, I'm having trouble deploying an ASP.NET Web Forms application (now targeting .NET 3.5) onto a Windows Server 2003 running IIS 6. For a long time, I did all of my development in VS 2008 ...
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How to convert a multipage pdf to a multipage tiff?

How to convert a multipage pdf to a multipage tiff, so that each pdf page becomes a tiff page? I am using Ubuntu, and prefer command line programs. Thanks.
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Saving a Word doc as a hi res pdf

I am trying to save a Word doc in the font AT Citadel to a hi res pdf for hi quality output. My pdf is translating to a lo res font when output on a high quality copier. I am using Word 2007. Any ...
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Html2png conversion with custom size in Mac terminal

I need to batch convert html files into png without white fields around the picture. The html file has a background with two lines of text upon it. The background image is attached with css code in ...
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How to set function in HTML while outputing HTML with PHP [migrated]

Sorry for little weird tittle, english is not my native language, and its little hard for me to express myself about this, so I hope i'll get clearer in explanation :) I have this piece of code, to ...
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Setting keyboard shortcut to maximize Acrobat window in Mac OS X

I set a keyboard shortcut to maximize windows using the System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts feature in OS X, specifically setting a 'App Shortcuts' under 'All Applications' to the item 'Zoom' ...
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Find symbol or image on PDF file

I would like to search for specific items on a PDF document such as CO2 with a circle around it. For this one, I was able to just search for CO2, and did not get many false positives. Now, I wish to ...
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How to change efficiently a font throughout the entire PDF document?

Suppose that a PDF contains fonts X and Y throughout. How can I change only X to Z, for the ENTIRE PDF, efficiently (ie WITHOUT editing each text box)? I'm using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro 11.0.09 on ...
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temporary bookmarks to quickly navigate large pdf documents

I have a large pdf document. There is a large bookmarks structure in the form of a table of contents. It's helpful and I don't want to mess it. During reading, I am constantly switching between 4 or ...
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How does less display PDFs?

I have tried several programs: pdftotext, pdf2txt.py, ... All of them can extract text from PDFs, but the one which is doing the better job is good ol' less: the text from the PDF has a proper layout. ...
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Comprehensive description of OneNote sync available?

Created a new notebook, 16 sections and about 1,500 pages of imported PDF (print to OneNote). Since then it has synced at least 15 GB up to OneDrive. Yet, on my other devices only three or four ...
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Firefox not opening pdf files

I've been using pdf.js in Firefox for some time (Firefox 38.0.5 currently and Windows 7) and pdf.js was ok. However lately, I noticed that pdf.js isn't being opened anymore and instead nothing ...
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Hide text unless user hovers over or highlights text (Microsoft Word 2013 save as PDF)

I am writing homework questions in Word 2013. I save as PDF and give students the PDF. I'd like to have the answer given immediately after each homework question, but with it hidden, unless the ...
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Can each page in a PDF contain its own metadata?

Is it possible to have the same field names, but with different metadata values for each page in a PDF? For example, let's say each page could have the fields 'author', 'document reference', ...
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Cannot view form fields of a PDF document

I have this really weird and annoying issue. I have template PDF document that I send to clients which contains form fields which needs to be filled out. However when the client's send back the ...
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Ugly LaTeX generated PDF on OS X

I have a book I am writing in TeX, which is nice, but I only recently realized how ugly my local TeX to PDF export looks: For reference, mine is on left, and a random Linux box that I have access ...
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How to PDF a Word document that has an embedded Excel document

I created a PDF policy manual compiling several Word documents with custom headers & footers. Some documents now have attached excel exhibits. NOTE: it isn't necessary to link the spreadsheet, ...
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MS Word : Many eps images => very large file

I have a word file (.docx) of ~10 pages with many .eps figures included. The .docx is very big (145Mo). Microsoft Word fails to save it as a pdf. I can print it. I can export it with PDFCreator but ...
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Add levels to Docear / inheritance of highlighted text

I hope this is the right place to ask, if not, please move it :-) I am starting my masters degree in august and am currently looking for a software to manage all the information I will soon ...
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How to extract MP3 from a PDF file?

I Have a PDF file that has a lot of MP3 attached to it. How should I extract them?
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What is the use of validating certificate in Adobe Reader

I've received a PDF which is digitally signed and they provided a guideline to validate the signature. I have done those steps, the signature shows as valid. I saved it as a copy and sent it back to ...
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Open a Specific page of PDF document in viewer

I would like to be able to open a specific page of a PDF document through any desktop search or terminal. Example of url file://localhost/Users/masi/Dropbox/Cardiology/2493.full.pdf#page=11 which ...
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How can I open (pdf) attachments in Gmail without downloading first? [closed]

Until a few weeks/months ago I was able to open PDF attachments in Gmail straight away but it seems that's not possible anymore. Old workflow: open email click on "View" (not "View as HTML", that ...
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White lines on the edge of pages when Printing a Booklet with Indesign CC and Adobe PDF printer

I'm trying to print a booklet from Indesign CC, using the Adobe PDF printer, but the resulting PDF has white vertical lines on the edge of the pages. When I make a "normal print" (separate pages) ...
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Split large PDF into smaller Two-page PDFs [duplicate]

I have several very large PDF files that I need to split into smaller ones by page number. For example: In a 100 page long PDF, I want to have one PDF with pages 1-2, one with 3-4, one with 4-5 and ...
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Translate in OSX Preview (for PDF)

I'm French studying in Germany (so in German) and lots of the docs of the university are written in German. Unfortunately, I'm not native speaker so I was wondering, is there a way to have the ...
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Enlargement and centering PDF for printing

I have a PDF doc, 1 page per sheet, on the Letter 8.5x11 paper size, and with big 2-inch margins (apparently, the docs has originally been designed to be cropped to a booklet with a custom page size). ...
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How to add one specific page (PDF file) to a list of existing PDF files?

I have 400 different pdf files in one folder and need to add one specific page (1 other pdf file, page.pdf) automatically to all of these 400 files, always at the end. How can I do that?
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Better alternative for forms than PDF documents

Over the last few years, it has become fashionable to create PDF documents containing all sorts of dynamic content. One of these contraptions are forms that can be filled out digitally, and then ...
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Possible to create reflowable PDF that can by customised by the end user?

I'm looking to see if it's possible to create something a PDF document that can do two things for a client: a) contain reflowable content, more specifically expanding/collapsing sections. Content ...