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

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Using `imagemagick convert`, how do I resize an image and convert it to a centred A4 sized pdf while retaining image quality?

When I convert a png-image to pdf, I have been using convert in.png -page A4 out.pdf to get a pdf where the image quality is retained and the image is aligned to the bottom left corner by default. To ...
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xpdf copy & paste and unicode

Since updating to debian jessie I have a problem with copy and paste from PDF files using xpdf: only letters/symbols contained in ASCII are copied correctly. All other symbols/letters are in some way ...
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How can I set up a batch process for watermarking and printing pdf files?

I want to automate a process of applying individual watermarks to and printing a fair number of .pdf files. My main program for handling .pdf files is Adobe Acrobat Pro XI. Acrobat has a feature ...
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How to export a PowerPoint slide to PDF without margin?

I have a Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 file that contains a single slide. How can I export it to a PDF file so that the PDF file has no margin? I.e. instead of: I want (if possible with even less ...
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Evernote skipping some of the attachment in OneNote during import

As title, I have created about 20 notes in OneNote that I want to import them to Evernote. Each OneNote note contains a pdf files, and some screen capture image. I used the Evernote import function ...
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Printable version of whole site

I want a printable version of a whole site. I have read How can I download an entire website? and similar answers to download a site, but I want every page as PDF (in my case, I want to save a ...
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How to change the font(s) used by a PDF in OSX? Specifically I want to change from bitmap to vector fonts

I have a number of PDFs of scientific papers that I want to be able to read on a Kindle. They look fine on my laptop but on the Kindle they look like low quality scans and are awful to read. As far as ...
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universal print add-on for firefox won't print more than 1 tab

I used it in the past but it seems to lose the ability to print all open tabs. I'm using FF on mac I choose File --> print --> print all tabs a print dialog opens with only 1 page to print how ...
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accessing excel workbook in cloud with hyperlinks

I have an excel workbook that has hyperlinks to PDF documents. This workbook gets updated daily with new hyperlinks to documents. I need to be able to have others access the excel document and be ...
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Printing a PDF consisting of pages of different sizes

I have combined several PDF documents into one using Adobe Acrobat. Some of the original files are 11 x 7 and I cannot get them to print, so the whole document shows up on 8½ x 11, and the borders are ...
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Powerpoint 2010 - PDF Export stops some hyperlinks from working

When we create a Power Point Presentation and link shapes to slides (as a way of navigating), I've noticed that if we then export the file to PDF some of the shapes no longer hold their hyperlinks to ...
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Why the digital signature is invalid?

I have signed a pdf digitally with a valid certificate installed as a personal certificate in the keystore. When I open the file in my computer the signature is valid and the signer is the current ...
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Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite Finder fails to open pdf w Prieview.app or save with normal icon

Icon is blank "sheet" on all users' file names ending with .PDF. Finder will not open any .pdf files with default "Prieview.app. Info shows prieview is listed with "Open with:" for these files. ...
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Printing to CutePDF from command line not working

I followed the instructions at Printing from Windows 7 command line even going as far as making CutePDF my default printer but nothing works. If I go the share route I get a message from dos saying ...
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How do I edit the printing margins \ borders of a PDF, in Adobe Acrobat Pro or Soda PDF Pro, in order to print the PDF?

I'm running Windows 7 I have a PDF doc that is a 48 page users manual. I am wanting to print it, but 48 pages would be a waste. So I tried to combine 4 of the PDF pages onto one printed page. I am ...
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Adobe reader X, PDF Loud pop-up malfuction?

After instaling Acrobat Reader 10, every time I open a PDF I get a message saying something like "PDF Loud is no longer supported after Reader version 8". Although I click the "Do not show this ...
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Word for Mac keeps converting PDF figures to bitmap

I have a PDF file that I need to use as a figure in a Word document. I can insert the PDF without problems, and I can save the document as a PDF from Word, retaining all detail in the figure. But if ...
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How do I prevent GNOME/openSUSE from changing which screen a program is on?

I'm using GNOME 2.28.2 and openSUSE 11 with two monitors. I keep my file browser on my left screen and my pdf reader on the right screen. When I open a new pdf from the file browser on my left screen, ...
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Highlight all instances of a given word in a PDF.

I want to highlight, preferably permanently, all instances of a search result in a PDF. For example, I want to highlight all examples of the word 'class' in a piece about Karl Marx to make finding the ...
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Why is Adobe Acrobat Pro taking up so much space? [closed]

I always notice that Adobe Acrobat takes up a bunch of space, like 2GB or more frequently. I just looked at my home PC and the same program is taking up 5GB. Ugh what? Why? Is there a way I can ...
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Adobe Reader/IE11 File has been moved or deleted

Having issue that I see reference to on various forums where a user clicks on a document from the web that is PDF Format and the file begins downloading and then throws a message that the file has ...
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True vector PDF printing in Windows 7 possible?

I'm trying to print to a vector PDF in Windows 7, but every software printer I've tried rasterizes the file (PDFCreator, Bullzip, Windows XPS Printer...). I don't have this problem on OSX, which ...
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Text is not showing up in Chrome or FF but Showing up in IE, Reader. Please

Text is correct using IE Browser or Adobe Reader Text is not showing up in Chrome of FF Made using tool called Adobe live cycle designer and Java(XPAA.jar) Do you ever having similar problem? or ...
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Allow plugins for local files

Chrome is my standard viewer for PDF files, but it is also configured to "Let me choose when to run plugin content". When viewing PDF files in the internet, I can choose to allow the domain in the ...
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With computer so fast today, why viewing PDF file is still slow? [closed]

On both OSX and PC, when reading PDF slides or e-book today I still experienced the lagging problem when quickly scrolling through pages. Both in-browser or in application like OSX's Preview, Windows' ...
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Duplicate fields on the same page, on an Adobe PDF form

I have a section of an Adobe PDF form which will contain a list of items, I want to be able to add as many items to this list as neccessary and for it to push the rest of the content down. I am using ...
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PDF title removal

After creating a PDF from a MS word document using CC PDF convertor (my current choice of PDF creation) I uploaded it and noticed the title of the webpage was in the form: Microsoft Word ...
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Convert PMD to PDF, without PageMaker

A colleague sent me a couple of PMD files made 12 years ago. I don't have PageMaker or InDesign (he neither). Can I convert them to PDF without buying software? Preferably online or with legal ...
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Program to write on PDF [closed]

I am new to SU, so this is my first question. Do you know a program with which I can write directly on the screen? I am not having in mind one that just fills in text, but one that you can draw or ...
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Printing a non monospaced font on 130 columned dot matrix printer

There's an old system built using Oracle Forms here in our office that utilizes 130 columns continuous dot matrix printers. When printing report made by this system, I've noticed that it only prints ...
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Fixing a new target for cut/corrupt PDF index bookmark/links?

Consider a PDF, made with this Latex code, test.tex (compiles with calling pdflatex test.tex twice): \documentclass[12pt,twoside,openright,letterpaper]{book} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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Why does pasting a multiline text copy (from a pdf) paste only some of the words in the text to the destination?

Often when I copy some text (multiline text from a pdf file) using the Ctrl + C keys and paste the copied text using Ctrl + V only some of the text that I had initially highlighted gets pasted. ...
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Password-protected PDF not opening on Linux

I have a PDF document (from the British Library via interlibrary loan) which is password protected via some sort of remote validation of the password. I tried to open it on Ubuntu 14.04, which ...
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Save Microsoft Word 2010 document as PDF and preserving inter-document bookmarks

Using Microsoft Word 2010, on Windows 7 Enterprise Edition, without any PDF-generation COM add-ins/add-ons installed: Is it possible to save documents that have hyperlinks pointing to bookmarks in ...
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How can I add an outine to a PDF file based on its table of contents?

Situation: there is a large pdf file with several hundreds of papers (think of books, technical specifications, etc.). With no access to the original source, how can a table of contents (ToC) an ...
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Tiling double-sided A3 PDF onto A4 paper

I have a two page PDF document intended to be printed double-sided on A3 paper. I would like to print this on my A4 printer. In Adobe Reader there is an option to "Tile large pages": However as ...
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Installing the wkhtmltopdf command line

I'd like to make a pdf out of an webpage. For this purpose, I am trying to install the command line wkhtmltopdf on my Mac. I tried brew install wkhtmltopdf and got Error: No available formula for ...
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Can I download all PDFs linked on a Page with Internet Explorer [duplicate]

I want to download all the pdf's that are linked on a web page. The site contains a long list with links to pdf files. As it is many and I want to download all of them I want to download them all at ...
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File shows up with ls but not with dir

Windows 7 I generated a pdf using wkhtmltopdf in C:/Program Files/wkhtmltopdf/bin with the command wkhtmltopdf http://google.co.uk google.pdf to test it out. However, google.pdf does not show in ...
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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 [duplicate]

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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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 ...