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

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How to split pages in a pdf?

I would like to cut a pdf file so that every "slide" is on a new page. Original document layout looks like this:
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How can I reproduce all formatting in another version of the same PDF?

Using Adobe Acrobat DC (15.016), my grandfather added links, new text, and highlighted existing text on a PDF of 600 pages (hereafter PDF1) that somehow was corrupted because strangely, even after ...
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How to Remove Message “PDF processed with CutePDF evaluation edition www.CutePDF.com” [on hold]

I am using the CutePDF evaluation edition. Is there any way to remove, "PDF processed with CutePDF evaluation edition www.CutePDF.com" from the bottom of the first page without purchasing the program? ...
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Generation of internal and external versions form MS-Word

I have in my organization some reports, where we want to keep an internal version including all paragraphs, but we need also to publish an external version, where the user can exclude paragraph by ...
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What happens when certificates created by Acrobat expire?

If I create a certificate using Adobe Acrobat to encrypt PDFs, I notice that the certificate has an expiration date (5 years after its creation date) when looking them up on Certmgr. My question is, ...
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Fill & sign in Acrobat DC Pro like in Acrobat DC

The usual instructions on how to draw a signature seem to apply to Acrobat DC, not Acrobat Pro DC. This is how it looks like: But in Acrobat Pro DC this item doesn't exist: So how do I fill ...
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Adding a place for drawing a signature

How can I prepare a PDF file in Acrobat Pro DC so that people who will view this PDF file will be able to draw a signature? Kind of like "sign here ______" which will prompt for drawing a signature. ...
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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro trial not working [on hold]

So, I had installed the trial version of Adobe acrobat 11 because I had some temporary work so buying the software is not really feasible. However, I was sent out of town for some work, and now that I ...
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Removing pages from PDF doesn't reduce size

Have a PDF (20MB) with 10 pages. I'd like to cut the PDF in two parts of less than ~12MB (mail sending limit). created part1.pdf with pages 1-5 (6 to 10 removed) created part2.pdf with pages 6-10 ...
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How to remove&recover password of protected PDF files? [duplicate]

i want to crack a password protected PDF document, anyone have ideas ?
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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro Settings for Marquee Zoom and Full page?

I worked on a lot of Maps and review them almost daily..My question to you how can I change the settings or preferences for the following: Make Marquee Zoom permanent Make the "Fit one full page" ...
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Set Outlook Default PDF Previewer

On my computer I have various PDF readers - I generally use Edge for PDF reading, but I also have Adobe Acrobat DC, and Foxit Phantom Editor. I installed a trial of Adobe Acrobat first, and then ...
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Cairo Converts SVG to Black and White

I am trying to convert an SVG into a PDF on the command line but both svg2pdf and cairosvg result in black and white images (the original is in colour). $ identify original.svg original.svg SVG 31x40 ...
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How to compress Tesseract-encoded PDFs while maintaining embedded text from OCR?

I've been experimenting with using Tesseract to OCR my PDFs, and it has been mostly successful, particularly with German Fraktur texts (the old style gothic print), which tools like Adobe Acrobat ...
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Secure a PDF document on a future date

I'd like to "secure" a PDF document on some future date (specified by me). By "secure" I mean either of the following: the document becomes encrypted with a password (and cannot be open without one) ...
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cannot read property, please check your java applet

I am following the following steps of a particular website to digitally sign a PDF from dongle and getting an error. I am wondering is it a browser based issue or website related issue. I have tested ...
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From Excel to Outlook: how to do the link especially with files such as PDF

In my company we always have to attach 3 PDF files when it comes to sending an e-mail (by Outlook) to a client regarding a product. Sometimes when we speak about several products, we have to send even ...
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How to adjust the unbalanced margins of a pdf file in adobe acrobat pro

I've a pdf file, whose margins are not, deservedly, set. As the image does show, left margin is something considerable, in comparison with the right one, which is trivial: Typical pdf page. I am ...
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Error in converting color pdf into grayscale pdf in Linux - 'File has errors…'

I have been trying to convert a color pdf to a grayscale pdf prior to printing to avoid the color printing costs. I am using Debian and ImageMagick commands: convert -monochrome swp574.pdf ...
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Convert black & white to 'colour & white' (PDF)

I have PDFXchange Pro editor and Id like to compare 2x black & white engineering drawings. I can use the ‘Overlay’ option to stack them, but both drawings remain black & white which doesn’t ...
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How do i encrypt PDF with certificate?

I want to encrypt a pdf document with certificate so that i can have full access and all other users just printing access. I have been trying to create a certificate adjusting permissions and ...
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Merge / glue exported pdf from spreadsheet application

Spreadsheet applications offer to export tables as pdf. Often, the table is to wide to fit on a single page (without scaling), so several pdf pages need to cover the full width of the table. Let us ...
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Adobe Acrobat - deleting pages without changing page numbers?

Is it possible to delete/extract pages in Acrobat without changing page numbers? Right now after each deletion/extraction pages get automatically renumbered. When the pages themselves aren't ...
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Customise Okular to add my own annotation “stamps”

There's an excellent post on customising Okular to modify highlight tool properties at Customise Okular to modify highlight tool properties It's helpful but it deals with modifying an existing tool ...
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Windows 7 installer for Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing PDF files is broken

Below is a screen shot I received in step 3 of 3 during the Adobe Acrobat Reader installer. In step 1, I had to choose my operating system, which is Windows 7. Before clicking the "Install Now" ...
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word 2013 to pdf; custom page, margins, background color leaves blank area

word 2013 background color set via design -> page color custom page size is 12.58w x 9.25 ht margins are 0 on all sides. in my so-called full page view, the background fills the whole 12.58x9.25 ...
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Can PDF Annotations Be Exported and Then Imported Back?

I have a few hundred pages of highly annotated PDF file, which is mostly text, in the form of underlines, highlights, and (more) text annotations. After two years, a updated version of that document ...
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Quickest way to copy text in a pdf

I'm looking for the most efficient way to copy text from a pdf using only my keyboard. I want to emulate what I do in Vim, which is to place my cursor at the point where I would like to begin my ...
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Adobe Illustrator save to PDF “a drawing error occurred”

I have a illustrator file with several layers and shapes that I need to save to a PDF in order for others to view and print. However, when I save to PDF, and open in Acrobat, I get the message "a ...
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How do I “force” passages I copy to my Word files to use up all the available line space?

I like to copy noteworthy passages from PDF books to Word documents. Problem is that PDF "line width" or "line space" is narrower than the width of a Word document. Thus I get unreadable, unnecessary ...
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How to clear the recent files list in Adobe Acrobat Professional DC on Mac?

Does anyone how to go about clearing the "recent files" list in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC on Mac OS X? As soon as the application opens, a list of recently opened PDFs is displayed. I know there is a ...
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I can't read pdf with character corruption

I need to change these unclear dot-taste characters. How do I do this? The font is type3. I wonder someone can fix or change this phenomenon. Link to PDF ...
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Controlling PDF Print Out of Chrome

I have a dynamic site which optimaized (seperated pages as A4) to PDF print out of Chrome browser, my problem is that Chrome is doing his job very well, but converting text into outlines, and this ...
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Quickest Way to Extract Data from Doc or Pdf to Spreadsheet [closed]

I have an influx of reports coming at me, and I need to extract some of the data and put it into a better format(an excel worksheet.) The reports come in docx or pdf and look something like this. ...
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What is “flatten” for PDF files and why?

When I tried to print certain PDF files, it take a bit time to "flatten" the file. 1 - What is flattening a PDF file? 2 - Why do we (machine) need to flatten it before printing? 3 - If I save a ...
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Microsoft Word: When file saved as PDF an image apears

I have a document that has an image and then some text. When I save it as a .docx file it looks like the top image, but when I save it as a .pdf that image appears and the clipart image gets longer ...
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How can I combine PDFs in LibreOffice?

I'd like to be able to simply drag a pdf file into the pages explorer of a pdf that's being edited. This has no effect and dragging the file into the work area on a new page results in something like ...
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Highlights and notes on PDF files gone missing

I've been using the Reader app to read, highlight and notes to PDF files on Windows 10 and it is being working well for a couple of weeks. However, I just noticed the notes and highlights I added ...
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How do I open PDFs in Firefox without causing an infinite loop of blank tabs?

I have a fresh Firefox install on a Win7 PC without a dedicated PDF reader. I was under the impression that I don't need to install one because Firefox has a built-in viewer. But if I attempt to open ...
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Split 6 slides per page to 1 slide per page (PDF or XPS)

I have a PDF (or XPS if it helps) with 6 slides per page and I want to split it in a PDF with 1 slide per page. At the moment there are 3 pages with 16 slides. After the split I want to have 16 ...
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Virtual PDF printers don't render text background color

I noted recently that a Win10 box that I have, stopped printing text background color in virtual PDF printer. At first I charged it on the virtual PDF printer used (Bullzip), but that same printer ...
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Why do the borders of table in rotated textbox don't show?

I am using Word 2016 (Windows) and I copied a table from Excel into a textbox. Since the table was too wide for portrait orientation (and I didn't want to insert one landscape page using a section ...
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Use GIMP to import PDF as vector graphics rather than rasterized graphics

I need to use GIMP to measure the distance between sections of an image, but I noticed that GIMP seems to rasterize what I believe ought to be a vectorized PDF image. Adobe Reader has no problem ...
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How to repair or recover my Word and PDF files

My Windows 7 was infected and the malware destroyed both of my Word and PDF files. I searched the web much but couldn't find a way to really help me on recovering or repairing those two files. I found ...
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use same data in multiple forms - PDF

I need to fill out the same permission form very often and it is very tedious to put in my information every time. Using Adobe Acrobat Pro, is it possible to use the same data from form fields in ...
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How to use GhostScript for Windows to repair damaged PDF files

My PDF file is corrupted, then after searching the web I found a good thread here. Since I hadn't gswin32c on my Windows 7 x86 system I installed it from here. Now I have it on my system and ran it ...
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How to get Inkscape to save PDF's without ugly black boxes behind transparent raster images

I am using the vector graphics editing program Inkscape. Whenever I use File -> Save A Copy -> PDF, if there are any raster images with transparency in my document, the transparent areas will save ...
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Change the contrast of a pdf

There are many suggestions but they usually apply to documents. They do not work on scanned papers. Is there a way to decrease the contrast of a pdf image altogether?
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Create a form in excel and output to a predefined pdf format

Problem: We are a travel agency and we deal with making lots of itineraries everyday which is a long and tedious task. Now we want to make a form in excel (other suggestions welcome) where we can put ...
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Automator Script to save every sent email as pdf

I'm new with automator, well I've managed to create 2 little scripts, one resizing pics and the other joins pic to 1 pdf. Now I'm looking for a solution to save every send email as pdf to my document ...