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

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Line space between footnote lines change when printing

When I print (Or convert a Word 2013 document to PDF) line space between footnote's lines are higher than my document so this higher space will change all my page structure in printing. These is lower ...
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Have Firefox prompt whether to open PDF in browser, or in external application, or for saving?

How can I get Firefox to give me a prompt, -- either natively, or through a plug-in, -- which will ask me: if I want to preview the PDF in the browser using pdfjs, or if I want to open the PDF in ...
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Attaching files to Mac Mail with applescript

I need to send a lot of PDFs to my accountant, each one of them in a separate email. Sounds like a good job for Applescript, only problem is I have zero experience with Applescript, and I don't have ...
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How to search and highlight long passages in a PDF file?

I made several highlights on Kindle Touch to PDF files. Kindle saves the highlighted text in a separate file, not on the PDFs themselves. I have all the text of the passages I want highlighted, what I ...
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Why exported pdf from Indesign has framed content clipped but not cropped?

I've exported a pdf file with some content framed from InDesign. The content is a linked/embeded file (most of the times other pdfs). If I resize the frame of the content I placed to the portion I ...
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Why is the pdf made by converting with Calibre no longer searchable and the text “copied” from it gibberish?

I'm trying to use Calibre to convert mobi and epub formats to pdf and it is working for the purposes of reading, but there are problems. Namely, the character encoding seems messed up. I searching ...
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Problems with Win7 & Adobe Reader

My operating system is Win 7 Pro I have installed Adobe Reader 10.1 when that didn't work, I installed Adobe Reader from the website, latest version. That doesn't work either. I use Microsoft ...
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Saving photo as pdf on iPhone 5s [closed]

It's driving me crazy EVERYTIME I try and post my resume it says choose file so I click on it and the only options I get are take photo or choose photo? Then if I do that its a JPEG file so it won't ...
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Windows explorer stops showing PDF's in the preview pane

Some users in our office use the preview pane in the windows explorer to view PDF's. After a while (~an hour) the preview pane no longer shows the preview. On one PC, it says "No preview available" ...
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Combine two PDFs, shrink to ~3“x4” then print back-to-back

I'm going backpacking and I need to carry two separate permits, but there is no restriction on the size. I would like to take the first page of one of the PDFs, combine it with the other one (which ...
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Export P12 from GnuPG for PDF signing field

It seems to be possible to export a PGP .asc file to .p12, but I'm unable to use the generated .p12 file for a signature field in a PDF file. Is there a way to export it so it's usable for that field, ...
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Combining multiple pdf fragments to one page - top aligned without margin

I have multiple small fragments as PDF file, depending on user input these fragments has to be combined to one page. pdfjam and/or pdfnup do this, and works. However, the default layout is according ...
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pdftk catout empty page at 3.6mb

I use pdftk to extract single pages. This is my command: pdftk foo.pdf cat 5 output page5.pdf The 5th page is empty, the 1st page has a 3.5mb Image. Unfortunatelly page5.pdf is as large as ...
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Missing Glyph error during PDF/A conversion with Ghostscript

I try to convert a PDF created by SAP to PDF/A for archival purposes with Ghostscript 9.15 by using the following command line: gswin64c.exe -P -dFirstPage=1 -dLastPage=2147483647 -dPDFA=2 -dSAFER ...
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Acrobat Reader does not print under certain user profile in protected mode

Yesterday Acrobat Reader (ver. 10.1.13 or latest 11) stopped printing for a couple of our network users. When print button is pressed either nothing happens or error about failed instruction on some ...
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Multiple Image PDFs into a larger single page PDF

I work with CAD drawings that have been segmented into multiple PDFs for a specific floor sections of a building. I would like to CROP the unnecessary data and assemble the images into a single, same ...
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How reliable PDF renderers are to the final print? [closed]

Provided that PDF is an open standard since 2008, I was surprised to see so blatant difference between different PDF renderers. It should be added that I thought that PDF was a good way to "print" a ...
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How to copy table data from PDF to excel

When I copy data in a table like this from a PDF, it gets translated into plain text without any delimiting characters to distinguish which column the data is in. It would be helpful if I could ...
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Is there a way to just highlight with no comments in Acrobat Pro XI?

I have Acrobat Pro XI and I want to simply highlight text in a PDF to share with someone else. When I use the highlighter tool, it automatically creates a comment, which is simply the highlight text. ...
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Tuleap artifact document exporter

Is it possible, or is there any plug-in available, to generate pdf or word documents from existing artifacts with tuleap. I am looking for something like this availble for jira: ...
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FreeMind on Mac - how to get centre-page alignment when saving as PDF

I'm creating a Test Management mind map, using my home Macbook. I'll be saving it as a PDF so I can present it at work. Problem: When using the Export function and saving it as a PDF, it's saving at ...
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How to replace a horizontally long PDF page by slicing it into several new pages?

I have a special PDF file, with 2 horizontally "long" pages. I would like to transform this PDF into one with 8 pages, by slicing each original "long" page into 4 identically sized pages. I know I ...
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Validate a PADES document with expired certificate

I have a problem. I have a PDF that has been signed with a certificate, and then it has been put a timestamp with a TSA. I want to validate this document, but now, the certificate which it was used ...
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Are PowerPoint and PDF files encrypted or just locked?

I've seen PDF files that are locked so that one cannot copy text from it, but can highlight it. I've tried several PDF readers (some of which open source) and all of them respect the lock. Is it a ...
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How to close a single PDF file using command prompt in Windows?

How to close a single .pdf file using the command prompt? I don't want to use taskkill /F /IM acroRD32.exe, as it'll close all open .pdf files.
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How can I properly print on lined paper?

I have some lined paper (either graph paper or looseleaf paper) and I'd like to be able to print/format a document (either with LibreOffice, LaTeX, or a PDF) so that every line of text is algined ...
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How do I force Internet Explorer to download PDF files instead of trying to open them?

On a website that generates PDF reports, Internet Explorer 11 tries to open the PDF file with the associated PDF viewer on my system instead of just saving the downloaded file. I want Internet ...
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emails with pdf attachments fail to sync properly

Why are emails with PDF attachments suddenly causing problems? My email system works like this: I use offlineimap to grab my mail from a Univerisity Exchange Server. They go into Maildirs that are ...
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How to set up a Macro/Hotkey to convert or batch convert PDF to word (with OCR)?

I frequently (like 10+ times a day) need to convert pdf's to word. I use the "Save as" feature in Acrobat Pro. Is there any good way to speed up this process, and boil it down to one click? Ideally, a ...
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Are cover.jpg and metadata.opf files included with Book.azw3 important?

I've a book in the .azw3 extension. There are two files included with it in the same folder which are cover.jpg and metadata.opf. Should I keep these files? Note: I use Kindle Previewer or Calibre ...
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how to print a black/grayscale pdf in some chosen color [duplicate]

I have some PDFs that I want to print in a color instead of the grayscale/black&white color. I see some questions/answers about removing color. But I want to change to some color. And I don't see ...
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Merge one specific PDF file with each PDF file in a folder

I have a large number of sequentially-named scanned files in one folder, and another single PDF file containing a message for recipients in another folder. I need to merge the message PDF into each ...
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Export from Libreoffice Draw to PDF with autocrop?

In Libreoffice Draw when using File → Export and choosing an image format, notably when using EPS to preserve the vector character of the figure, there is a checkbox "selection" which causes the ...
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How to get color printing to work for wine applications via cups-pdf on Linux?

As detailed in these instructions, I am using cups-pdf to print from PDF-XChange, which I have installed under Wine 1.6.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. It works great for printing monochrome pages, but I am unable ...
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Binary file viewer tool support file format information extraction

I'm always curious about what is hidden inside those files, like pdf, mid, mp3, mkv, etc. I can read the spec in the wikipedia, but it is hard to understand. Tools like wireshark can extract data ...
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How to create a file (like PDF) and limit number of printouts [closed]

I have created a brochure that organizations are very eager to use. They do want to buy electronic license of it with their company on it. I'd like to price it with limitation to the number of ...
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Pdf form via OpenOffice: disable write in combobox

In the OpenOffice family products you can create a form with a writer and then export it to pdf. This way you get an editable pdf form. I need to add a combobox but cannot find a way to disable ...
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How can I view a PDF without buffering or lag when scrolling? [duplicate]

I am using PDFs that take about a second per page to load. I want the entire PDF document to load into the cache all at once so that I can scroll between pages with no buffering or delay. Currently ...
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creating table of contents in a PDF file of scanned book

How can I create a tree table of content in a PDF that can be expanded and collapse like the image below? I know we can go to a page and add a bookmark to include that page in the table of content, ...
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Create clean PDF files?

I have multiple PDF files that could contain malware, so I want to create clean PDF files using utilities available on Linux. My idea is to convert the PDF files to images, then convert the images ...
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Keep Rich Text Formatting in PDF text box

hopefully a quick question for you. I have a PDF that has printed lines, and I need to use a multiline text box to store all of the information. Using RTF, I found that a spacing of exactly 18 looks ...
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Why is text selection in some pdf's so weird? [closed]

Often when I try to select text in a pdf the text selection is behaving weirdly. In the below image my goal was to select all the lines between Microsoft Office LaTeX and Software Programming ...
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Export first few pages of Doc to PDF using LibreOffice

I have been using LibreOffice in my rails app to convert my Doc to PDF using the command /Applications/LibreOffice.app/Contents/MacOS/soffice --headless --convert-to pdf --outdir ...
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How do I convert from Microsoft Word to PDF while preserving hyperlinks? [duplicate]

The links are blue and underlined, but the link is not preserved. I'm aware of freepdfconverter, but I was hoping of some other way which does not require me to put my document up on the web.
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Microsoft Word output is substantially different from print preview; probably compatibility issue Word 2013 vs. Word 2003 template

I'm using Save As in Word 2013 or DoPDF to convert a Word document to PDF. When I see Word document print preview, everything is OK. But when I convert it to PDF or simply print it to paper, it comes ...
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Chrome displays “Potentially Dangerous” error message for PDF file, how can I fix this?

I need to post a rental agreement on to my website and I set up a link to that specific asset file. I designed it in InDesign, then exported the file as a PDF. I tested the link and chrome prompts ...
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How can I convert a PDF to an editable Visio file?

I have old PDF document (image of a map), and I want to import it into Visio to edit/update it. What is the basic workflow to follow. Attached is sample PDF. Is there a way to trace the lines/shapes ...
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How to make my document secure before freely distribution?

I have scanned a document and saved in my computer in pdf file. I want that document shall be accessible to all i.e. one shall download it, print it and shall use for personal purpose. I want none to ...
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How to instruct Chrome to download PDF rather than (pre)view in browser?

I have PDF file for download by users on my website. Is there a way to instruct Chrome not to view the PDF in the users browser when the user clicks the link to the PDF, but instead download the PDF ...
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How to convert all text in PDF to image

Preamble I have been writing lectures in the institute on notebook. Others wrote them with pen and paper (Don't know how to say correctly in English, but I think it is understandable). Now we are to ...