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

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Microsoft Edge does not open/read online PDFs

I recently upgrade from Windows 8.1 Pro N to Windows 10 Pro N and I immediately notice a lot of problems. First one: Microsoft Edge does not open/read online PDFs. If I want to open an online PDF, ...
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Object pushed to back upon export to PFD in Adobe Illustrator

I inserted a vector graphic in my Adobe Illustrator document: Then I exported the Adobe Illustrator document to PDF, and opened the exported PDF in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI, where I saw that the vector ...
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Save PDF from PowerPoint (.pptx) with transparent background

I am doing a presentation with Beamer and I want to use some pictures I've made for an old PowerPoint presentation. The way I am doing it now is: I put each figure in one slide, then I save the ...
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How to enable import form data in Adobe Reader

I currently have a pdf form open in Adobe Reader for which I would like to fill out using an XML file. However, under the extended features tab, the option to import data is greyed out (exporting data ...
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How to choose where to import files into Microsoft OneNote?

I must have hit something in OneNote because it used to ask which section I wanted the imports in and now all imports go to a Notebook/section that I don't want them in. Any idea how to fix this?
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Auto Update Table of Contents in Word when saving as PDF

Every time I save my document as PDF I get this dialog (multiple times since I have table of contents for each section). Is there a setting to automatically update all tables of contents and avoid ...
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Word exports empty non-working Bookmarks additionally to the working ones I generated

Currently I am working on a bigger Word file with many chapters. I export this file to PDF with the following options: The export works fine but when I decide to display all exported Bookmarks in ...
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remove pdf stamp that has been added by pdftk

Question: Can you remove a stamp added with pdftk, using Linux command line tools? Motivation for the question: I have tens of thousands of scanned pages, in hundreds of pdf files. I would like to ...
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How do I change links between pdfs to open in a new window en masse?

Problem: I have a collection of more than two hundred single-page pdfs in a folder. Each pdf contains a schematic image that has little markers that point to another pdf file in the folder. I recently ...
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Is it possible to recall bookmarked pages in a PDF with hotkeys?

Say I'm reading a 400 page PDF, but flipping back and forth between certain section frequently. What I'd like to be able to do is bookmark a page to a specific shortcut, sort of like the quick ...
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Page numbers of content page in Word 2007 change

I have a problem that when I convert the file in PDF or if I press Alt+F9 it changes the pag numbers and shows the weird numbering like "222" etc. Please help me to resolve this issue. I have to ...
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PDF organizer like ACDsee rather than Mendelay [migrated]

I have many PDF files ( scientific books, lecture notes printed from powerpoint presentations, and various other resources like old NASA reports without digital descriptor (DOI) ). For scientific ...
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Open multiple foxit windows only on demand

I want to utilise the tab system of foxit reader 99% of the time, occasionally I want to open a new window. I've found this setting however it opens in a new window every single time if I enable it. ...
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Centering when cropping pdfs with Briss

I use Briss to convert 6 per page pdfs to 1 per page. It works well but I cant get output pages to be centered (i.e the white border around each page is different from the other pages). The output ...
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How can a scanned document have multiple layers in resulting PDF?

A colleague and I find ourselves at odds about the details of a transaction. As proof to support his claims, I asked him to send me a copy of an invoice form he received with an order. The colleague ...
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Convert book with a right click from finder in OS X

Is there a way to convert documents / books (PDF, DOC, Mobipocket, EPUB, etc.) from one format to another, e.g. from DOC to PDF, by right clicking a file item? The scenario I'm imagining is opening ...
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Do I need a license to create a PDF and send it over e-mail? [duplicate]

Let's say I am a corporation which sells some product. Before selling product I need some documents signed by my customers. If I create some PDF and send these PDFs to my customers to signing, do I ...
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PDF thumbnails are not created

In Windows Explorer thumbnails for PDF-files aren't created. It just displays the icons, other files (such as jpg's) work fine. I've already tried every solution I could find on the internet. Registry ...
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How to permanently stop PDFs scaling when printing?

I have a client that is provided with PDF's by a 3rd party. These PDF's are always 9" x 6". They have a printer which was recommended by the 3rd party, and have the correct paper size setup in ...
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How to convert HTML into endless one-page PDF via wkhtmltopdf?

Currently when converting the PDF from given URL, like: wkhtmltopdf http://superuser.com/ superuser.pdf where it consist multiple A4 pages (sometimes images are cut in the middle of the page). How ...
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How can I disable text search on a pdf file?

I just made a pdf file from the contents of a website (i.e. print->export pdf->save). Currently, I am able to search the text. I would like to disable this option. In fact, I would like to convert ...
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Batch File runs exe, creates file, saves and post in new folder nightly

This was a repost, I had it on stack exchange and was told it was better suited here for the superuser site. Not sure the difference. First time visitor to either site...but here it goes. ~Cheers I ...
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On OS X, Incorporating PDF Tools into a larger Folder Actions workflow

As sort of a continuation from this post: How do I set up a OSX service to delete the first page of a PDF? These shell scripts are very useful. I'm in a similar situation to the OP, and I've gotten ...
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How can I decrease PDF's margine while printing?

I have an e-book(for A4 size-portrait) with border and margin of about 2 cm. Since the fonts are a bit big, I want to print two pages on same side of A4 paper(in landscape) and zoom a bit by ...
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How to Take Screenshots /Save a web page as PDF

How to save a page as pdf or take screenshot of the entire page which has height longer than viewport Provided Right Click is disabled /If tried to override it .It disables the content to be ...
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How to print only PDF pages with searched text

In a PDF Document with 200> pages, I want to print only the ones containing a given search text. However it seems that Acrobat Reader is not able to do this. I can print only selected pages, but I can ...
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Adobe Reader DC filled in data disappears

A week ago we started using Adobe Reader DC for filling out PDF documents. The new "Fill & sign" tool seemed like a really good option for that. The documents get edited by 2-3 Users on a ...
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No output from pdftk

I am trying to add a background to a PDF with pdftk: $ pdftk ./sources/Skills.pdf background ./Background.pdf output test.pdf verbose Command Line Data is valid. Input PDF Filenames & Passwords ...
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Why does Google Chrome have two PDF viewers?

I have Google Chrome Version 44.0.2403.130 (64-bit) for Linux and my OS is Lubuntu 14.04. When I looked at the plugins page (chrome://plugins) after expanding details near the top right-hand side of ...
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Disk space used by ImageMagick/Ghostscript

I have a 200 MB PDF file input.pdf consisting of scanned images, whose resolution I want to reduce. Under Windows 7 the following command convert -density 200x200 -quality 60 -compress jpeg ...
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Split long image into DOC/PDF with 2 slices per page?

I have a rather unusual situation. I have to make printable documents from very large images that are essentially printscreens. They are ~40000px in height and around 600px in width. (I'll try to ...
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How to export pdf to images with the right size?

For some reasons I need to convert pdf documents to images frequently, but the image sizes of them aren't equal, and I have to resize these images subsequently. Is there a way that I can convert these ...
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decompress multiples pdf files without using tmp files?

I have more than 100.000 pdf files I want to decompress it, then recompress theme all in one archive file to save space. all i found is: ls | xargs -P 4 -n 1 -I {} qpdf --stream-data=uncompress {} ...
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Create multiple paragraphs without manually adding the paragraph tags in Notepad++?

I have 18 pdfs in multiple languages with about 15 pages in each that need to be converted to html pages. The formatting isn't retained using save as so I'm copying the content to Notepad++. Is it ...
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Finding pdf file in cache memory

Whenever we open a PDF file in internet (But do not save it ), in which section of the computer that PDF is stored (windows XP ,Firefox)? I did not find that file in temporary file folder or cache ...
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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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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 ...