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

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Is it somehow possible to edit hyperlinks from or in a pdf file faster than with Acrobat?

I have a PDF file with several hundreds of hyperlinks (all pointing inside the file) and would like to change the destination pages faster and easier than with the built in tool contained in Adobe ...
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Use Action to batch add full page URL to PDF files

Adobe PDF does not seem to have an Action available to mass add a full page link to all the pages. I know there is possibly a workaround to be able to add a clear button and make it a clickable url ...
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How to export from Word for Macintosh 2011 to pdf without losing URLs?

Is there a way to export a document in Word for Macintosh 2011 to an Adobe PDF document without losing the URLs that are present in the original text? The solution for windows does not work as there ...
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Splitting a file provides some sort of encryption?

I was wondering if splitting a file with tools like HJsplit provides some sort of encryption. Imagine I split an image or a pdf in various parts, if someone manage to get just 1 or more parts, could ...
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How to sync okular annotations between Windows and Linux using Dropbox?

Is there some way I can make Okular store metadata (specifically annotations) in Dropbox, so it is read by Okular regardless of which computer I am using. For example, I have a Linux laptop with lots ...
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Ghostscript and JPEG2000 images

Using gs 8.71, RedHat I'm having trouble converting pdf files that have jpeg2000 images embedded within. Part of the coding is to reduce the pdf image by 10% using the -c <> setpagedevice ...
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What are exact settings in Adobe Acrobat “Reduced Size PDF…” relative to “Optimized PDF…”?

Does anybody know what are the exact settings whne saving a PDF document in "Reduced Size PDF..." vs. saving it in "Optimized PDF..."? I know "Optimized PDF..." has different modes like Standard, ...
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How can I split a PDF file into single pages quickly (i.e. from the Terminal command line)?

I have a PDF file 6 pages long that I want to split into 1.pdf, 2.pdf, 3.pdf, etc... Preview does not work for this surprisingly (unless I am missing something). I would love to be able to do this ...
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Improve pdf render speed

What hardware resources (more/better CPU, RAM, or GPU) should be increased to improve pdf render speeds? We need to keep on flipping to next-page of pdf at the rate of 10 page/s and the pdfs contain ...
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Batch update multiple PDFs meta data

I Need to update a lot of old PDFs with newer meta data (File > Properties> Description - Title, Author, Subject...) I have too many to do it manually and could nto find a way to apply the same meta ...
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PDF & video publishing platform [closed]

In our school, we are considering the setup of an online place where our students could access PDF files and videos owned by the school. Obviously, we do not want it to become a place transgressing ...
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If I replace a PDF file in Google Drive, will the share link stay the same, or will I have to give out a new one? [migrated]

If I replace a PDF file in Google Drive, by dragging a new one into the folder on my hard drive and ok-ing the replace operation when Windows asks, will the share link stay the same, or will I have to ...
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How to remove OCR from a PDF?

I have been searching Google for some time but cannot find an answer to my question. I have unwanted layers of OCR in a document that I recently scanned with Adobe Acrobat. It has not been OCRed ...
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Why copying a text box in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro does not appear in Ditto's clipboard history?

When I editing the content of a PDF using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro, I noticed that when I copy a text box object, it does not appear in Ditto's clipboard history. Why? To edit the content of a PDF I use ...
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Fit a page to its content in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro?

Is there any way to fit a page to its content in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro? E.g. in the following PDF, I did some content editing and one text box is outside the page: I would like to extend the size ...
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Converting a Latex PDF into EPUB format [duplicate]

Is there a way to take a technical article in PDF format (which typically contains latex formulas) and convert it into an epub format? I wouldn't have access to the original latex files themselves, ...
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What font is CourierLatin1

I have a pdf I need to, using Acrobat Professional, change a few characters in. The problem is that when I do I get an error message that the font is not available. Viewing properties for these ...
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How to convert the html book into a pdf (with bookmarks for toc)? [duplicate]

I downloaded a large HTML-formatted reference document, which contains a number of chapters in separate files. I would like to convert the entire document into a single PDF file, preferably with a ...
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Opening Files with SLPDF Extension

I have a file with SLPDF extension, it is a locked PDF file but any software can't open it. The file was locked with hardware lock and the tiny manager key creator. I don't have the key and hardware ...
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Scanning and Recognizing Highlighted Text

This question was asked on an Adobe Acrobat forum. I am posting here since I am looking to solve the same task, but don't require that the solution use Adobe Acrobat. Is there a way to print a ...
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How can I programmatically change/protect text contents in a PDF so it's no longer copyable text?

I want to do the opposite of OCR, I don't want to turn images into text, I want to turn all the text in a PDF into image so it cannot be casually selected and copied. In Acrobat Pro is fine, but I ...
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Sort files in Windows by name - according to date

I have a bunch of PDF invoices in a folder. They are named according to their dates. For example: 28-02-13.pdf 28-02-14.pdf 28-03-13.pdf 28-06-13.pdf 29-11-13.pdf 30-04-13.pdf 30-04-14.pdf ...
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What is the maximum length of a PDF document password?

I would like to know what is the maximum length of a PDF document password. I want to know this, for all PDF document versions and encryption modes. For example 40bit, 128bit, 256bit etc.
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How can I improve the PDF viewer in Chrome x64

I recently switch to Chrome x64 and found that the old Sumatra PDF plug-in no longer worked. It uses the old Netscape API which is being removed from Chrome, so even if it were ported to x64 it ...
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I would like to record both music and a pdf on a cd (music as .cda)

I as involved in the production of a cantata in the 1960s and have at last found a vinyl copy of the rehersal and presentation tracks. Having converted the vinyl to mp3 and created a pdf from the ...
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Can't convert PDF into image, because of 'no images defined' error

I've the following PDF file: http://www.fmwconcepts.com/misc_tests/pdf_tests/test.pdf But when I'm trying to convert it via: $ convert test.pdf test.png I've the following error: convert: no ...
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Disable the security warning “Do you want to open this file? - Unknown Publisher” for a specific filetype

I always get the annoying warning below when opening PDF files. Can I avoid this (for *.pdf)? I use PDFlite as my default PDF reader.
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Convert many saved webpages to PDF

I have many saved webpages, I would like to convert all of them to PDF files (1 webpage to 1 pdf, no merging) at once. What tool would you recommend? I would like to create PDF files with text not ...
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zoom level restores when clicking pdf bookmarks

I am under Ubuntu. In Evince, or pdfxchange (via wine), when I change the zoom level of a page, I also hope the change applies to other pages as well. But when I click a bookmark, the zoom level ...
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Can I recover the original image of text after processing by adobe professional OCR?

Someone used (probably) Adobe Professional OCR feature to OCR a scanned pdf file. The OCRed result had some errors, and it added the text result back to the text image in the pdf file, covering the ...
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Lock fillable pdf form

So i got this pdf file to fill out. I wanna export it to a normal, non-fillable pdf using Acrobat Reader. I cant manage to do it. I tried printing it and select export to pdf in printer setup, ...
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how to send a pdf or ms excel/word file while it's open?

Upon viewing a pdf, ms excel/word file, i often want to send to my colleague for viewing, and after sending, i will still need to keep it open to use it further. While each time I have to close it and ...
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Can't access website on one computer, but ok on another

I was able to access aescryp.com the other day. The I was trying to view/download the user guide found here: https://www.aescrypt.com/documentation/ (on Windows). Right after that I couldn't get ...
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Command-line-tool to edit pdf page-numbering

I work with pdf-books and would like edit them so that the pdf pages and the book pages match. I know adobe acrobat does it, but is there enything else preferably a command line tool?
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Adobe Reader 11.0.9 crashes when using “tools” or “form and Sign”

I recently updated my company's Adobe reader to 11.0.9 via GPO. I followed instructions here: ...
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Generating PDF bookmarks from hidden text in Microsoft Word TC fields

I have a long Word document with various sections. The section titles are shown only in the running headers, so in order to include these in the TOC (table of contents) I use a TC field at the start ...
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Pages in a PDF file created from images have different size/resolution

I recently created a PDF file from a bunch of images (all of format gif except one of format jpe). In an image viewer, all images are of the same size and resolution. However, after I converted them ...
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What plugin in Internet Explorer 11 is still viewing PDF files despite turning off all the Adobe plugins?

Right now I am trying to improve the accessibility of a website by putting in JavaScript code that will redirect a user to an Adobe download site when there is no PDF reader. (Note this is not a ...
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PDFs scrolling not smooth

I'm using a Macbook Pro. There's a always a response delay when I scroll fast. Is there a way to load the entire file onto Memory/ pre-render it? And would that fix the problem? Edit- I was using ...
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PDF-XChange Viewer Document Appearance Issues

What could be the cause for a .pdf file to not show properly? Texts do not fit into boxes, they are printed on top of each other and so on. An example of the distortion using PDF-XChange Viewer: ...
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Copying straight text from latex generated file

I'm trying to do some corrections to a PDF documented generated from latex. To do the corrections I first copy the text out of the PDF. What happens is that in the generated PDF, the words are cut ...
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Full Keyboard Navigation PDF Reader With Highlight Function on Windows

After being addicted to VIM, I feel I hate to move my hand out the keyboard to reach the mouse. I'm currently using Acrobat, sometimes I want to highlight some text. I have to select the highlight ...
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PDF wider than 200 inches is just white (Adobe Acrobat)

I have a PDF file that is quite wide and it looks like Adobe Acrobat can't handle PDFs being wider than 200 inches. The PDF document is just white. In the document prefs Acrobar tells me that the ...
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How to convert the main content of a web page into a pdf file?

I have a long web page of a study guide, I want to convert the main content of that page into pdf, I mean minus the navigation bar, the footer, and so on. Is there a tool to do that? I am using Ubuntu ...
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Convert interlinked html files to a chm or pdf file?

I am under Ubuntu. How can I convert interlinked html files (already downloaded in my computer) to a chm or pdf file? There is a html file that has a table of content that links to other html files. ...
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Removing identical element from all pages of a pdf

I have a pdf file with a text box at the bottom of each page that I'd like to remove. Is there a way to automate this process in acrobat or a similar program?
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Adobe Reader: “Save As Other->text” comes out garbled

I have a PDF that opens fine in Adobe Reader XI. It displays fine, has no password, etc. I am attempting to save these to text for some automation work, but it isn't working. When I go to ...
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Fixing Adobe Acrobat to Microsoft Word Line Munging

I have a PDF document that I am converting to Word using Adobe Acrobat (a recent version). The text converts perfectly fine, but the lines get screwed up. An excerpt from the original PDF looks ...
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Batch Print multiples PDF on Windows 8 [duplicate]

Im using Windows 8.1 and have multiple PDF files that i want to print. At the moment the only way i know to print those PDF files is by opening the file with the default Windows 8 PDF reader and then ...
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Cannot open pdf form on Ubuntu 14.4

While trying to open a pdf form, it raised an error and refused to open the form all together. It displays: Please wait... If this message is not eventually replaced by the proper contents of the ...