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

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Export figure as PDF with surrounding white space cropped out

I exported a chart from a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet by selecting the chart, the File > Export > Create PDF/XPS document, with the following options: The result is nice except that: How can I ...
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Sharpen PDF files

I have a Kindle and there are a few pdfs that are just difficult to read on it. These are scanned books. I can zoom on the kindle, but then that cuts off text and makes the whole thing a pain. What ...
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Extract the 1st, 4th and 8th page from multiple pdfs

I have 268 PDFs to go through and need to extract the 1st, 4th and 8th page of. so instead of having a pdf file of multiple pages, I need to somehow make them into files with the desire pages only. ...
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Making Windows 7 default to “All Files” when opening a document?

I'm taking over an old coworkers job and part of that means I'll be working on various IFS tickets without any real ERP experience. I'm working with one user who is trying to check in documents in ...
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Can I Query a Pdf Reader If It's On The Last Page?

I'm writing a wrapper shell-script to do the following: Searches a directory for .pdf/.djv files. makes an ordered "playlist" of files Opens 1st file in a pdf reader. Automatically change to the ...
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how to convert a .exe file to a pdf file?

I have some ebooks with the file extension .exe which can be opened with Adobe flash player 10 . I want to convert these files to pdf files.. If anyone can find me a program to covert these files it ...
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How to distill / rasterize a PDF in Linux

We have a printer at our office that prints PDF files from a USB stick. It prints most files okay, but it has problems with some, especially ones generated with Latex. Some PDFs it simply refuses to ...
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Buzzing noise sound when scrolling a PDF in Chrome

When does it occur? When I scroll down/up on the built-in Chrome PDF Viewer in Chrome I hear a buzzing noise while another sounds is playing in the background. How is the sound like? The sound is ...
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how to protect from editing or converting to text a pdf file?

I am using a version of Ms Office of 2010, it was a beta version of public domain (I dont recall the name, but I believe it was called Blue version or something like that). I usually make my ...
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“Autoscroll” Pdfs one by one from a “play-list”/directory

Is there a way to achieve this: open multiple .pdf from a "playlist"/given directory one by one in the same window, with auto-scrolling enabled? (Explanation: 1st pdf opens- autoscrolls to the end- ...
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Converting djvu to pdf AND preserving table of contents , how is it possible?

I tried several online and offline tools but table of content ( TOC ) information was not preserved during the conversion. I would like to convert a 5000 page Finnish dictionary which is in djvu ...
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How to select a text within the Highlighted text in Adobe Acrobat?

I want to select part of the highlighted text in Adobe Acrobat. By using the select tool, when I want to select part of highlighted text, it selects all the highlighted text. For example as in the ...
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bat file to move parent folder ONLY containing PDFs into a new location and then delete the old parent folder

I need the bat file to scan a directory and look at all of the subfolders. If a subfolder contains any PDFs then I need that parent folder to be moved into a new location and then deleted from the old ...
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How do I use Adobe Acrobat's “combine supported files in Acrobat” feature from the command line?

The Windows version of Adobe Acrobat (not Adobe Reader) has a feature where I can select a group of files and hit "Combine supported files in Acrobat" in the context menu and it will present me with a ...
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PDF printer that amends to open document [closed]

The current PDF program I am using is eCopy which is part of our office's printer/scanner package. It is amazing but has stooped working for some reason (support ticket open with them). In the mean ...
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How can I convert a Keynote file to another file type using Windows or Linux?

I want to take a Keynote file and turn it into a .ppt, pdf, or multiple .jpgs. How can I do this on a Windows or Linux machine I'm aware of free online converters that you can use, but I'm looking ...
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How to print specific page of each of several PDFs in a folder

I have to print the second page of several PDFs. They are all on the same networked hard drive, but it's bogging down everything so badly. I was hoping there would be a way to accomplish this, perhaps ...
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Configure font substitution rules for MS Excel / PowerPoint

Microsoft Word provides a feature of adding substitution rules (windows registry or in MS Word: Options -> Advanced -> Font Substitution). I am looking for similar settings / registry keys to ...
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Changing PDF Fonts

I have a couple of questions related to pdf editing. (1) Is there a way to change a font in a pdf doc preserving the font attributes without having to select paragraphs with different font types ...
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What is the resolution of a scanned pdf file?

I scanned some documents using a Canon scanner, with resolution specified to be 300. I saved it into a pdf file Then I checked the resolution of the pdf file, by ImageMagick identify -verbose ...
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When Converting PDFs, Newlines Become Paragraphs

I'm attempting to use Calibre to convert a book-length PDF to a .mobi format for reading on my Kindle. When I do this, however, every line from the original ends up as being a standalone paragraph in ...
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Printing from a multiple page PDF with varying quantities and page configurations in a batch method?

Maybe this idea seems a bit far fetched, but if I never ask, I will never know if it is possible. What I have is a series of 13 PDFs that are about 13-15 pages each (weekly lessons for children's ...
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How can I combine many single page PDFs into multiple multi-page PDFs?

I have 1,000 single-page PDFs. I need to combine them into 250, multi-page PDFs. Every four PDFs share the same file name containing a page number as the divider. ("Taylor 001.pdf", "Taylor ...
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Author of the document a pdf was created from?

I teach in a college, and a wee while ago I had some fun spotting students who copied other students work by simply taking their word file and "paraphrasing" the sentences. So student A would ...
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How to truly print a borderless PDF if border still shows with Mac Keynote

I'm using Mac Keynote. I've set my paper handling to 8.5" x 11 US Letter borderless. I've tried multiple combinations related to this, but I still have a quarter inch white border at the top margin ...
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correctly sizing PNG images in markdown with pandoc for html/pdf/docx

I am trying to use markdown with pandoc to convert a single document into html, pdf, and docx. It's an extremely simple document containing only math-less text and a few images. The images are in ...
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Using Ghostscript to digitally sign a PDF

How do I digitally sign a PDF file using Ghostscript (gs), such as by specifying a *.p12 certificate backup file? thanks
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Is there an efficient way to copy text from a PDF without the line breaks?

I need to get thousands of snippets of text from PDFs to a spreadsheet. They are short, seldom more than 2-3 rows, but each line break creates a new cell, and I have to repair that manually, which ...
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Separate by Bookmark When Sending PDF to Printer

We have PDF files that have top-level bookmarks for each set of pages. There are way too many files to just split the file into multiple PDFs else that would work fine. Is there a program out there ...
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Batch format and convert word documents in mac OSX

I am looking for a way to format multiple word documents (in a same formatting) and then save them as PDF. Specifically: Format orientation, page margins, page columns, and font. Save the formatted ...
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Cannot open pdf after being published using MS Office 2007 but will open using adobe

I am using MS Office-Excel 2007. I used to use 'Save As' and choose pdf option and publish and would end up with a pdf format but my HDrive crashed so starting all over again re-installing. But with ...
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Bible on Acrobat PDF with a static/top/center navigation bar with drop down menus for Book, chapter/verse

I need to create a regular static navigation bar in all pages of my PDF Bible, so people can easily go to book/chapter/verse number. Here is an example of what it should look like: ...
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Imagemagick's convert output is small when page format is specified

I have these 2 JPEG's and I join them into a single pdf with the following command: convert -compress JPEG -quality 90 -page A4 1.jpg 2.jpg doc.pdf However the resulting document's size is only ...
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How to print my easy jet e-ticket with evince? [duplicate]

When i try to display a pdf file containg a easy jet flight ticket using linux debian evince 3.12.1 rending displays overlapped characters various places of ticket and on console i got many message ...
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Using the Adobe Reader Touch app, how do you rotate a page in a pdf document?

I am using a Surface 2 with the Adobe Reader Touch app to view a PDF document. I can rotate the whole PDF document but not just one page at a time. Can you help please?
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Dual page view in MuPDF?

I am really liking using MuPDF. Is there a way to enable a dual page view? Or, does it just display whatever was the original formatting/specification during the creation of the PDF? ...
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Printer Job Language --> PDF

I have received a non-human readable file which I would like to make human readable. How would I go about getting the text content from the following file: thufir@dur:~/Documents$ ...
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Reading a PDF file on Google Chrome on 2 columns

Is there any way to display a PDF file on two columns on Google Chrome? I.e. instead of having: I would like to see something like: 3 columns would be even nicer in some cases.
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Sharpen PDF while preserving bookmarks and searchable text

There's a certain PDF of a book that I'm using, which contains bookmarks for all the relevant chapters and sub-chapters as well as searchable text (probably OCR'ed). Unfortunately, the text looks a ...
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How can I split pages in a scanned PDF in a single pass?

I have a scanned course and it has two pages, consecutive are showing as one page, how can I automatically split all the pages in one pass. Usually this is done by cropping odd and even pages and then ...
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EMF files damaged during PDF export in Microsoft Word

I often use EMF images to illustrate technical documents I write in Microsoft Word (since Word doesn't support SVG). But there has always been one major issue: often a single (vector) line in an EMF ...
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Download a PDF format page on website [closed]

How to download https://app.box.com/s/0gdduvhh72ckj61maiq4 , a web page that displays a pdf document? The website won't let me download the page.
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How do I rotate an image in Adobe Reader for Windows 8?

How do I rotate an image in Adobe Reader in Windows 8? I don't seem to have a "..." or "more" button when I right click. Am I missing something here? Is there a reason it doesn't show up? The only ...
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word 2010 generate pdf sometime has errors?

I has some word 2010 "save as" pdf files, has problems in Adobe Reader XI. For you to reproduce the problem, I has one pdf file on internet site for you to download. pdf sample Note: It has no ...
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Windows 7 batch command-line to save as .pdf file for word 2013 .docx file

I need a fastest way to save my report .docx file to .pdf when never I have a new updated versin to send to others. I'm tired of using the mouse clicking File - Save as - Browse for location Is ...
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Batch Issue - Creating folders and Moving Documents

I’m trying to create a batch script in Windows 7 that will look at the first 6 numbers of 100s of pdf, create a folder based on the 6 unique numbers and move the pdfs into their respected folders. ...
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Converting LaTeX Generated PDF to Word Using Acrobat XI

I've found myself, again, needing to live in both the land of LaTeX and Microsoft Word. I have Acrobat XI available, so I thought that I would just use it as a middle man in the conversion from LaTeX ...
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Can no longer word search a PDF in Mac preview

I have a PDF doc that I have word searched three or four times yesterday and even earlier today but now it won't search any words at all. I'm befuddled and confused! It's a really large file (over ...
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Visio 2013 Export to PDF Page Size

When using either the Save As -> PDF or Export -> PDF the resulting PDF is created at standard letter size pages. I'm an information architect and I used tabloid/landscape pages for my wireframes. ...
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Is there a way to “save as” a pdf linked by hyperlink in an excel file?

I am tasked with downloading hundreds of pdfs that are linked via hyperlink in a giant excel file. As of now, I click the hyperlink, which opens the file in adobe reader in internet explorer, and save ...