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

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Is there any word to pdf converter that can handle the the three following things?

Never convert a tabulation into some strange symbol as a square or a rombus? Correctly handle separate content I mean, in my document when I finish one section I do a lot of new lines until I start a ...
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How/ Can I have a countdown timer/ stopwatch in a PDF?

I'm a teacher who writes presentations using Apple Keynote, exports to PDF, and just presents them in 'full screen mode' on the school's Windows PCs. Often, I set tasks for the students with time ...
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Adjust margins of pdf output from google chrome

Here is a screenshot: The page above results from printing this webpage as pdf, I have set the margin option to custom in this case, but as you can see, these margin lines are not respected at all. ...
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Firefox prompts to activate Adobe Acrobat despite “Always activate” enabled

I'm using Firefox v33.1.1 on Windows and I can't get Acrobat reader to activate automatically. For instance, I was trying to view this PDF document and I received the "Activate Adobe Acrobat" screen. ...
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Autosave PDF in MS Word

This question is inspired by my use of LaTeX, where you usually share the generated PDF, not the source file. I want my .docx documents to be source files, with PDFs being the files to share. Thus I ...
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OpenOffice Writer for OSX exported pdf is missing cyrillic letters

I was using OpenOffice for Ubuntu for a while and I have created many PDFs from the same template. I have recently switched to Mac, installed OpenOffice and created a PDF (Export as PDF) from the same ...
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Print multiple pdf pages on single paper

I have 4 separate pdf files. I need to print content in those files on a single paper like in below image. Here is my current settings. How can i select 4 page in my pc for printing ?
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Can I somehow search few words at the same time(alternative) in Foxit Reader or Adobe Reader?

Can I search in FoxIt Reader or Adobe Reader several words at the same time. By that I mean can I use logical alternative in any of these readers like : ABC | DEF or ABC OR DEF?
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keyboard shortcuts for chrome pdf viewer for rotate clockwise / anticlockwise

the standard pdf viewer in chrome has shortcuts of zoom in/out, but is there a keyboard shortcut for rotating the pdf clockwise or anticlockwise. if not, can you suggest an alternate pdf extension ...
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How can I convert a PDF document to a Publisher document

I have a PDF document with advanced formatting that was created in InDesign that I want to convert to a Publisher document. I have already tried converting the PDF into Word usding the built in Export ...
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Convert PNG to Multi-page PDF

I've seen a lot of posts about how to convert a multi-page PDF to PNG but I'm wondering how I can go in the opposite direction if I have the size of each page I want made.
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Opening many of the same document with preview causes multiple icons in dock

I want to open the same pdf three times with preview so i can have the pdf open in three different places so i can compare the pages side by side. I came across this stack exchange post about how to ...
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Invoice design, not printing to edge of page

We have sales invoice which we need to print on an ongoing basis, I have attached a screen capture of the invoice in Microsoft Word. (http://imageshack.com/a/img673/3535/WHiBNx.jpg) Where the orange ...
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How to make Select Tool mode default instead of Hand Tool in PDF-XChange Viewer?

I am always using PDF-XChange Viewer for PDF viewing, which works great for me. One issue that bothers me a lot is that, by default, it will be in Hand Tool (second button checked in the following ...
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In Preview is Mac OS X I can rename a file while it is open. How do I do this in Windows 8?

I rename files as I am looking at them in Preview in Mac OS X. The new filename comes from stuff I am reading in the document. How can I do the same in Windows 8?
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can I create a PDF form that will export the questions and answers to an excel sheet

I want to create a form for my office that asks new clients several questions. I then want to export the filled out form to an existing excel sheet that has all of my clients' names and contact info ...
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How to print each page of a pdf with different page setup?

Say I have a pdf with 10pages. In page 1, I want to print it in single side using tray 1 (A4 white paper). In page 2-6, I want to print them in double side using tray 1(A4 white paper). In page 7, ...
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Is it possible search mutliple phrases in PDF at the same time?

Is it possible search mutliple phrases in PDF at one time? For instance let's say that I have few literals to look for inside pdf: 0123, BOOM, TAG, LOREM, IPSUM. Is it possible to find them in one ...
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rendering pdf documents - fonts - HiDPI (High Dots Per Inch) display

I recently bought a new Dell laptop with a high-resolution screen (3200x1800). For my work I have to read and write perhaps 10 hours a day. Coming from a 17 inch 1920x1080 experience, something feels ...
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Convert .pdf file to a .mobi file.with Images and text as normal text

First of all I should ask all the readers to not to mark this as DUPLICATE without going through the whole content. I searched well before posting this, and I found many pdf to mobi question, I think ...
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Create PDF with open option Actual Size or 125%

I would like to create a pdf with the following attributes: document Options: Show = Page Page Layout = Single Page Continuous Magnification = Actual Size Open to Page number = 1 There is already ...
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adobe acrobat pro xi save as PDFs optimized using command line?

I have a directory with about 4,570 files that I would like to reduce the size of I have adobe acrobat pro and the save as pdf optimized seems like its doing a good job but obviously I can't do them ...
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Convert PDF with embedded fonts to EMF for PowerPoint

Is there a free (i.e. gratis) way to convert a PDF file to Windows EMF (Enhanced Meta File) in such a way that text which uses fonts embedded in the PDF will be rendered the same way in MS Office ...
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Converting from Word to PDF

I have a document that is over 100 pages and in it is a table that is oriented to landscape. When I save it as a PDF the table defaults back to portrait orientation. How do I get the PDF to recognize ...
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Preventing Word from converting heading numbers into images during PDF export

Having a document with numbered headings, when I export it into PDF from Word 2013 all numbering is rendered as bitmaps in the PDF instead of text. This happens regardless if I use the built-in ...
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How can you remove hidden elements when exporting to PDF from Inkscape?

I have an Inkscape file that contains (linked) raster images. One 5 MB raster image is used in four places, but is clipped to a small area (i.e. most of it is hidden). When I export to PDF, the file ...
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Powerpoint for Mac - can't save current page as PDF

I have a powerpoint file containing a few hundred slides, and want to save one specific slide as a PDF. I choose "Save AS", Format: PDF, and in Options I select "Save current Slide". However it always ...
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Libreoffice calc export to pdf. Some characters appear different

I'm having the following problem: when I try to export a .ods file to .pdf on Libreoffice Calc 4.3.2.2, I use some Unicode characters. Most of the time they appear in the pdf just fine, but in some ...
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ImageMagick: wrong size when converting PDF to JPG

I want to apply some improvements (change brightness, contrast, etc) to a pdf, to make it more readable, so I chose ImageMagick and pdftk. I used the following command to split the pdf into several ...
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Linked PDF object is blurry in Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013

I am trying to embed a PDF into a PowerPoint slide. The PDF contain a flowchart with some text and graphics. I use the following: It inserts a low-quality image (e.g. blurry text) corresponding to ...
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“Server application, source file, or item can't be found.”: trying to embed PDF into Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013

I am trying to embed a PDF into a PowerPoint slide. I get the following error message: The server application, source file, or item can't be found, or returned an unknown error. You may need to ...
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How to make Google Chrome open PDFs in the internal PDF viewer instead of downloading them automatically?

How to prevent Chrome from downloading PDF files automatically and instead of that, show them online with internal PDF viewer?
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Stupidly Huge .pdf File

So I have a user that's trying to open a template .pdf file that she has reportedly been able to open and make changes to many times before, only this time she reported that it's ...
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unable to change the security properties on PDF file to password protect it

I have PDF file I scanned. I am unable to change the security setting to add password it it. Here is link how to password protect it and also the screenshot for the gray'ed out security propety. I ...
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Auto-scrolling a PDF on a page basis with Foxit Reader 7

Is it possible to auto-scroll a PDF on a page basis with Foxit Reader 7 with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate? By page basis I mean I want the PDF to auto-scroll page by page, and not by small increments ...
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Auto-scrolling a PDF on a page basis with Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

Is it possible to auto-scroll a PDF on a page basis with Adobe Acrobat Pro XI with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate? By page basis I mean I want the PDF to auto-scroll page by page, and not by small ...
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How to convert CHM to individual PDF files by topic?

Is there any way to take a large CHM (>100MB and hundred's of topics) and split it into self-contained documents by topic? If I use the built-in CHM printing by heading and sub-topics, and print to ...
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OneNote 2013 Hyperlinks dont work in pdf-export with FoxitReader

If I export a Page to pdf-Format in onenote2013, the external hyperlinks in the resulting pdf don't work. They are blue and underlined but I can't click them and there is no information about the ...
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PDF Watermarks in Acrobat makes the entire page opaque

It looks like when I create a watermark AND change the opacity to something low the entire PDF becomes slightly opaque and colors are not that vivid (even if the actual text watermark is very small in ...
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MS Word: preserve hyperlinks when exporting to PDF

How can I convert a Word document to PDF and preserve all hyperlinks? I have Word 2011 and Acrobat XI available on OS X. Save As -> PDF from Word doesn't preserve hyperlinks. Acrobat's File -> ...
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How can I open a PDF to a certain page from within excel?

I would like a macro code for Excel 2013 that will open up a certain page upon clicking a button in the excel cell. I am using the below code, but it is working intermittently. Please help with a ...
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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 ...