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How to create keynote presentation from pdf with 2 slides per page

I have a pdf with 2 slides per page. I want to create a keynote presentation using these slides, but with 1 slide per page. I can crop(copy image area) one page that contains two slides and divide ...
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Where is Google's file cache on OSX?

I opened a PDF the other day in Chrome from a URL. I can view the entire PDF in chrome, but can't save it, as when I do, I get a server error--as the URL the PDF was from is no longer working. It ...
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Right click has “save as” option disabled from built-in chrome viewer on Mac

As can be seen from the screenshot it is not possible to save a pdf from the right click menu. I am on mavericks 10.9.2. The chrome version is Version 34.0.1847.131
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Chrome: how to open with system viewer by default?

Google Chrome used to open PDFs downloaded to the hard drive using the system's default PDF viewer by default. Recent versions of Chrome use Chrome's (inferior) built-in PDF viewer by default even ...
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Spotlight search with context?

I'd like to perform searches so that: 1) It can search in the text in a large number of pdf files. Specifically, I want to search within a directory with nested directories several layer deep, and ...
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10.8 Is there a way to jump to the top or bottom of current page when viewing a PDF in Preview?

To be clear, I am not asking for function right, which sends me to the end of document or space, which scrolls one screen height. If I am viewing page 31, I want to jump so that the top of 31 is at ...
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Auctex View works or does not depending on how I launched Emacs

I try to open a PDF in Skim from Emacs (via Auctex's View command) on MacOSX Mavericks 10.9.2. When I open Emacs.app by double-clicking or through Spotlight, it fails. Nothing happens. There's no ...
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What are the default programs to open docx, PDF and ZIP files on OS X?

I'm writing an article about DOCX, PDF and ZIP extensions. But first, I need to know the programs which are used to open these extension as default (without any third-party applications). I don't ...
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132 views

How to write OSX/Finder tags as metadata into PDF?

I have added tags to all of my PDF documents, but the problem is, that these kind of tags are only supported by OSX (Mavericks), that means they are gone if I want to use the PDF on a e.g. windows or ...
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Illustrator files created and exported on Mac look stretched on Windows

Hopefully someone knows what's going on here. A file created in illustrator on Mac then exported to PDF or PNG looks stretched when viewed on Windows! I can't find any settings for aspect ratio etc, ...
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How can I create a PDF with flowing columns?

I need to write a script in OSX that takes my input text files and automatically combines them into a PDF file that has flowing columns - that is to say, where I give it a long chunk of text and that ...
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34 views

How to have first page of PDF be used as icon preview in list view in OSX finder

I've got an image to clarify what I'm asking. Finder example I want the little icon preview to be the first page of the pdf (which is the big display to the right). You can see that it works for ...
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79 views

how to encrypt a PDF file with a password?

I am looking to encrypt a PDF file with a password. My question is two-fold: is there a good software to do that for Mac OSx? I saw Acrobat has commercial software for that, but I am looking ...
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Mac OS X can only view online PDF in Safari

I use Chrome and Firefox to view PDFs online almost every single day. However, from yesterday I noticed that PDFs cannot be opened in both of them. The only browser can open a PDF document online is ...
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1answer
206 views

How can I highlight and extract text with links to within a PDF?

For research, I want to be able to highlight text and have it automatically copied as a note with a link to the exact location in the PDF document. Sente and Skim PDF copy snippets to a notes section ...
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Why Abbyy FineReader Express is Corrupting View sometimes?

I asked a year ago the the question from the support and they said that the problem is the Viewer. When this kind of mistake happens by the software, the filesize normally gets 10X bigger. Example: ...
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197 views

how to hide text in a PDF in Preview

I need to send a pdf containing bank details about a payment, only some of the data in the pdf is relevant to the receiver, and I would like to hide everything else. I have opened the PDF in preview ...
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139 views

OS X Print a PDF without the background image

Using either Preview or Acrobat Pro, is there a way to print a PDF without the background image? I know that in Acrobat Pro I can save the PDF as a Word document without the background but that's ...
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236 views

mac automator script to copy filename to pdf author + title metadata [closed]

Have been looking around and cannot find a simple automator solution to copy info of a pdf's filename to the pdf's author and title metadata. Many solutions are built upon pdftk, but that util doesn't ...
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177 views

MAC virtual printer that automatically converts to PDF before actually printing the generated PDF file

Our MAC OS X users are currently using Adobe InDesign to design catalog pages. These catalog pages contain linked images of the products and can therefore be as big as several hundred of megabytes. ...
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Printing over the network without a driver (for that printer)

I'm in a bit of a situation where I have an older printer that's quite good (it was very high end originally) and I also have a stockpile of toner for it. Obviously I'd like to keep using this. In the ...
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72 views

Save all terminal input and output as PDF (more than 200 pages)

I used Terminal on Mac to do some bioinformatics analysis. I'd like to save all my input and output as PDF. I could do it using Shell ==> Print Selection ==> PDF ==> Save As PDF or Shell ==> ...
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73 views

How can I read PDF comments done with Mac's Preview on Linux?

I use Linux on my desktop and Mac Os X on my laptop. Mac's Preview easily allows to comment a pdf file and, e.g., Acrobat Reader allows to see those comments, but not to edit them. So, I wonder if ...
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287 views

How can I convert HTML to pdf?

I want to read and annotate internet articles like books on my iPad so I would like to convert HTML to PDF. Is there a way of doing this that preserves every font as is can make PDF out of selection ...
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1answer
307 views

How can I programmatically renumber pages in a PDF?

As a graduate student, I come across PDFs of articles and book chapters on a daily basis. Sometimes these PDFs are paginated correctly internally (that is, if an article starts on page 67, the PDF ...
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344 views

How to have space bar scroll half the page instead

Can the space bar scroll behavior be modified in all apps (such as Firefox, pdf viewers, etc.)? It's dizzying to have space bar scroll the full page -- I often lose track of what I'm reading. I ...
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224 views

Word to PDF Conversion - large object file

Using 2011 Word for Mac, I created a word document with embedded a few JPG of 40kB each. The saved Word (.docx) file is only 300kB, but if I save as PDF, the resultant file is 4MB - too large to post ...
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177 views

Does OS X Preview support saving PDF with JBIG2 compression?

I have a PDF file containing hundreds of BW scannings, that I created on Windows using lossy JBIG2 compression, resulting in a nice 8MB file. I can open that file on OSX with Preview, but if I add ...
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1answer
69 views

adobe acrobat pro document sizes [duplicate]

Is there seriously no way to take a PDF that is a larger size and simply change it to 8.5x11? It's an InDesign file. Resizing it in indesign will be a real pain because i only have CS3. I can't ...
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376 views

Why does saving a JPEG as PDF increase the filesize 7 times?

I have a JPEG of 440KB. When I open it in Preview on Mountain Lion and save it as a PDF the PDF is 2.8MB. The PDF version is 1.4 and the PDF producer is Mac OS X 10.8.2 Quartz PDFContext Why has the ...
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71 views

Libpdf_php complaining about non thread safe binaries

I installed libpdf_php on MAMP v2.0 and after restarting Apache I get following error: [11-Jan-2013 11:48:21 UTC] PHP Warning: PHP Startup: pdf: Unable to initialize module Module compiled with ...
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Using PDF MetaData to rename PDFs in MAC OS X

I have a number of PDFs that I downloaded from JStor. They come with unhelpful numeric filenames, but often there is at least a title if not the author in the metadata. How do I batch rename a number ...
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Apple Automator “New PDF from Images” maintaining same filename

I will potentially have 26k of old legacy PICT images to transfer first to PDF for migration. I am using Apple Automator and also the "Dispense Items Incrementally" to loop through it. However, I ...
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How to remove pages from a PDF document on Mac OS X to print?

I'm faced with a 600 pages long PDF document. There's some vital information on it but at least half of those pages are not necessary so I would like to exclude them from the PDF prior to printing to ...
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158 views

URLs with hypen - converting MS Word to PDF

I'm writing a document with MS Word for Mac 2011. This documents uses a lot of URLs that are also hyperlinks. When converting the document to a PDF by using the save as... option, the URLs that ...
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685 views

PDF rendering issue os OSX

I came across some very odd rendering when trying to view a PDF file that needed to print out. I was wondering anyone has come across a similar problem before or has any ideas as to what might be ...
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1answer
418 views

Save annotated PDF notes as plain text from Preview

I have several PDFs with notes attached to them using the annotation toolbar in Preview on OS X. Is there a way to extract all notes from a PDF file into a text file? Skim does this really well, but ...
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1answer
567 views

Orientation and paper size when printing to PDF from PowerPoint

When I want to save my .ppt slideshow to pdf I use the print function. I have set the paper size to the slide size and orientation to landscape (as is the document itself) in page setup > options ...
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277 views

How to convert pdf to mp3/aiff in OSX (Chapter by Chapter)

I am using OSX and I am looking for a tool to convert pdf to mp3. Found this article http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20080427091554310 where it converts entire pdf to a single mp3. I want ...
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Can't save checkmarks in a PDF file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the rationale behind Fillable PDF's not being able to be saved? Save data typed into PDF Form I was sent a PDF form with some input check boxes. When I ...
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364 views

How can I convert PDF ebooks to Epub format? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Convert PDF to ePub I have some digital books in PDF format but now I want to read them on my iPhone so I have to convert them to ePub format, could anyone please tell ...
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339 views

How do I search a pdf for specific words in osx?

is there a way to do advanced find? I can search Theorem in preview but it gives both theorem and Theorem How do I list all the theorems and lemmas in a pdf copy of CLRS? for e.g all theorems start ...
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239 views

Can't open downloaded PDF file on OS X Snow Leopard

When I open a downloaded PDF file, it says I have to choose an application. Nothing from the list of applications that comes up works to open the file.
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1answer
565 views

Can't search for a certain word in a PDF on OS X

I'm searching this PDF (84 pages) for the word 'software', which appears regularly – but neither Safari or Preview can find it. If I search for 'soft' it finds instances like "VISSOFT', which is ...
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292 views

Margin problems when printing PDF using LPR on OS X

I'm printing a PDF document using LPR on OS X, to a Canon MP190 printer. When printing the same document (Letter paper size) from the Preview app, the margins are correct. When printing using LPR, the ...
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142 views

How do I 'unbook' a pdf [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I split a PDF's pages down the middle? I have a pdf file that was made into a booklet format. It is meant to print on A4 paper in landscape orientation; here ...
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How to change default page print size in chrome

Is it possible to change the default page print size in Chrome? I'm printing the webpage to a pdf file and it seems that the size is letter. I want to be able to change that to A4. Or if there are any ...
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Convert Multi-Page PDF to Single JPEG or TIFF File on Mac

I am trying to submit a paper to an academic journal. My file is in PDF form. Unfortunately, the journal only accepts papers as JPEGs or TIFFs. I can turn a single page into a JPEG using preview. ...
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317 views

PDFs in Safari - Can they be annotated (setting Preview as the default viewer)?

Is it possible to annotate PDFs displayed in Safari browser (setting Preview as the default viewer)?
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How can I totally flatten a PDF in Mac OS on the command line?

I use Mac OS X Snow Leopard. I have a PDF with form fields, annotations, and stamps on it. I would like to freeze (or "flatten") that PDF so that the form fields can't be changed and the ...