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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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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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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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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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51 views

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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Utility to format text file into fixed width for Readme file

We have a number of plain text, MS word, and pdf documents that we want to be formatted in fixed width / fixed cols format in a plain text file, similar to many readmes found out in the wild. I have ...
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Is there a way to automatically display the file path on every print whether its Word, Excel, PDF

I am working with one of our help desk tickets and I personally don't think it's possible unless you go through some crazy scripting... The help desk ticket client was asking if is there a way to ...
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32 views

Adobe Reader accessing MS proofing tools

I'm using Adobe Reader v11.0.0.7 When I try to attach a document (txt, doc, or whatever), I get the message: "Your AutoCorrect file, MSO2057.acl, could not be saved. The file may be read only, or ...
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How can I create a PDF with a different full-page background image for each page, perhaps using Word 2011 or OpenOffice Writer 4?

I've searched and seen how I can create a watermarked Word document with a background image that applies to the whole document. What I have not yet found, for Mac Word, 2011 OpenOffice 4.x, or other ...
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Automatically export office documents to PDF on save? [closed]

Is there any kind of option, plugin or third-party tool that can cause a Word or Powerpoint document to be automatically exported in PDF (or other format), to a specific pâth, upon save? I'm asking ...
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Large job Print automation

I regularly need to print documents off to send to a list of people. Each person n needs: The nth page from a Word Document All pages of an Excel Document (same document for every person) All ...
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MS Word - Export image with overlayed text boxes as image

I am trying to export an image with overlayed texboxes, arrows and shapes as a single image with a dpi of >300. At the moment I am exporting as a pdf and copying the image to Paint.NET. However, the ...
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1answer
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Create PDF showing only legal black bar markup in Word 2013

My Word 2013 document has tracked changes. When I save to PDF, it includes all the tracked change information (including showing deleted text). This is despite me having the view setting configured as ...
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How to treat MS:Word tables in pre-press for a book?

I am putting graphics such as EMF and JPG into an MS:Word file for pre-press to print a book by offset, in black & white. But how do I deal with the ordinary tables in MS:Word? I intend to change ...
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1answer
37 views

How to make equations selectable in PDFs exported from Word?

I'm working in Microsoft Office Word 2007. I exported a document to PDF, but the equations aren't selectable, only the text. It looks like this, if I select a sentence: How can I export my ...
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43 views

Can't export comments of comparison between two PDFs, receiving error about “Tagging”/Tagged PDF

In Acrobat Pro I am receiving an odd error when attempt to export the comments on two compared PDFs: When the PDF was created, the content in it was not Tagged. Exporting comments into a Word ...
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1answer
58 views

Word document changes after saving as pdf

When i save my word-document as pdf, the word document changes. The changes which happen are: insertion of an extra table, and change in margin on that same page. The pdf looks like the word ...
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Convert rtf to pdf removing the hidden text of rtf file

I am using Ted on CentOS 6, for conversion of RTF to PDF documents via shell_exec command from php script like: shell_exec(rtf2pdf.sh test.rtf test.pdf) But the issue is that if the RTF file has any ...
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1answer
88 views

Embed PDF losslessly in .docx file

Is there a way to embed a multi-page PDF in a .docx document so that it can be extracted (=saved to a file) "as is" later on the extraction process can be described easily? This is for handing ...
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1answer
209 views

DOCX to PDF… with Custom Document Properties

TLDR: How can I convert a DOC(X) to a PDF and keep CustomDocumentProperties and Fields - so that I can programmatically update the Custom Properties and print the PDF via a Windows Service? !TLDR We ...
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274 views

MS Word PDF not showing bold for SEGOE UI font

I am using MS Word 2013 and cannot export to PDF without loosing bold style. I am using SEGOE UI font everywhere. I am so surprised to see that today we still have to struggle with these silly ...
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220 views

Printer doesn't get orders from microsoft word or adobe reader

I have HP DeskJet 2540 series. At first, it printed everything but since a few days ago, it doesn't print anymore from Word or PDF files except from the Chrome browser. The driver is up to date and I ...
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1answer
981 views

Can't insert PDF as object into WORD

I drag a .pdf file to a word document and get - The program used to created this object is AcroExch. That program is either not installed on your computer or it is not responding. To edit this ...
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1answer
66 views

How to make a fake DOC file containing only images

I want to convert a PDF file to a DOC/DOCX file. I do not want the fomatting of file be affected in this conversion. Is there any tool to put every page in the pdf file as image in a DOC file. So when ...
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Numbered bullets appear distorted in output PDF

I am saving from Word 2013 to PDF using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro. However, numbered bullets appear distorted in the output PDF: Word screenshot | Adobe Acrobat/Reader screenshot I am guessing it's ...
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593 views

Batch filling multiple forms using data from Excel

I have an excel file which contains many rows of data, each row has columns like last name, first name, gender etc. I would like to batch fill these data into multiple forms of different types. ...
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1answer
641 views

How to have a Word and PDF Document show off-white, ivory or light gray background on screen but automatically print on paper as white?

How to have a Word and PDF Document show off-white, ivory or light gray background on screen but automatically print on paper as white? Motivation behind it: On screen its better and easier to read ...
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179 views

Document structure tags for accessibility breaks PDF saved from Word

I have Word documents that needs to be saved as PDF. If I use Word 2010's "save as type: PDF" option, the PDF file created is broken (copy-paste duplicates selected text). If I disable "Include ...
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Word 2010 generated PDF: corrupted copy-paste and search text

I have a .doc (it was created with a previous word version) file and I'm exporting it to PDF with Word 2010. The PDF looks fine but when I select something like "The red fox jumped over the lazy dog" ...
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1answer
880 views

The JPG file on my Open Office document is blurry when exported to PDF

I have tried both Open Office and Word, and the issue is the same. All looks fine until the document is exported to PDF, then the JPG image on the document becomes blurry. I hope someone can help.
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Export word document with high resolution PNG to PDF

I have a nice high resolution PNG. (Download from Dropbox) When I paste this into a new Word document, it looks good. I can't zoom in more than 500% but at that zoom level all lines are smooth, as ...
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1answer
113 views

How do I Remove these “Manual Column Break” Indicators from an MS Word File?

In some .doc file generated online from a .pdf file using pdf to word converter, I see some "Manual Column Break" indicators in blue color as shown below. This indicator appears a number of times ...
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1answer
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Google Translate cannot read a .pdf made in LaTeX

I have received a .pdf document from a colleague who uses LaTeX (I use Office products and have no knowledge of LaTeX at all). The document however is written in German, a language I speak, but not ...
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1answer
476 views

How to convert HTML to PDF preserving visibility of content inside scrollable areas

When i convert HTML content to PDF using "Print Pages to PDF" plugin for firefox (scrollable area content are preserved however cannot see them) Save as HTML -> Open with Word 2010 -> PDF ...
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106 views

Is it possible to split text over two lines in MS Word

Firstly, sorry if the title is not very accurate, I couldn't think of a better way to describe this problem. I am working on a CV and would like use a format similar to a pdf that was produced via a ...
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1answer
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Strange, extra lines in images in .pdf saved with MS Word (happens with images from R and possibly other images)

I used MS Word 2010 to save a document as a .pdf file, and some of the images have strange, extra lines on them. This happens whether the source document is a .doc file or a .docx file: Can anyone ...
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1answer
64 views

How to translate an image?

I have some Chinese documents in PDF format, the pages unfortunately are scanned, so the word-by-word translation no longer become an option :( . Yesterday I came across Microsoft Office Document ...
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176 views

Utility that can print documents and merge the output with several other PDF files

I have a big book that consist of several static documents and a few dynamic ones (primarily Excel with links). The process of printing all this to one PDF as required by my customer takes way to much ...
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356 views

How can I save a Word document as a PDF *without* any embedded fonts?

I have Microsoft Word 2010 and I am trying to use it to create a PDF document with a catch. I do NOT want any of the fonts used embedded. However, all the save options I have tried result in ...
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Embed PNG images in PDF file without bloat [duplicate]

I'd like to save a document as PDF without any loss in picture quality, with sensible file size. PNG images were imported to the Microsoft Word document. The advantage of PNG format is lossless ...
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1answer
153 views

How to export Corel X5 figure in vector form ready for word

Is there solution for exporting corel vector figure in X5 to be in perfect quality for word? Or if there is no solution how to import .pdf image to .pdf text file which is already printed from word?
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578 views

How to convert a pdf into word file

I have a pdf file which is in hindi, I need to convert it in word file. I have tried some online tools and desktop application that convert to convert to word successfully but after conversion I can't ...
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Table of content is not working in pdf while saving from ms word

I have created Table of content in document file and its working fine but when i am saving it as PDF file table of content is not working in PDF its trying to open the docx file. Please let me know ...
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2answers
843 views

Save Word document as PDF, how to prevent creation of hyperlinks in PDF?

It seems that a Word document that contains some text that looks like an email address (e.g., joe@example.com) but that is intentionally NOT marked as a hyperlink, is turned into a hyperlink in the ...
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221 views

maintaining caption numbers in PDF when converted from WORD

I have a similar issue to another user who posted to this site about figure caption numbers not converting properly. I created captions for each chapter of my document (ex. Figure 1-1, Figure 1-2, ...
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1answer
225 views

How can I publish to web a PDF file that was converted from a Word file with working links?

I'm trying to maintain a series of publications that are currently in Microsoft Word format and are updated annually by different people. I need to publish them to web and so I thought the best ...
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Export Microsoft Word document for Adobe Acrobat signature

When I save a MS Word document (.docx) as a PDF, I am not able to sign it in Adobe Acrobat. Is there a way to export an MS Word doc to a signable PDF? Third party products are an option as well.
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131 views

automatically convert word document into PDF [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Batch-convert Word-documents to PDF’s (free) I'm using word 2010, where I can save a word document into PDF. But I'll have to open it, save as etc. Is it a tool or ...
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612 views

Need to resize pdf on screen

I have 'upgraded' to Windows 8. I often need to compare a Word document with other sources including an original PDF document. Previously I could put each file on a window and resize the windows as ...
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242 views

How can I extract an underlying flash file from a word, pdf or powerpoint file?

I have a software that creates a PDF, word or powerpoint file that contains a flash file that I need. However, I cannot seem to extract that flash file. I have tried using SWFTools as suggested in ...