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save as PDF produces blank pages in MS Office Powerpoint

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At work we are running Windows XP Pro and I am not an administrator. I regularly have to print documents to take with me and I'd rather print them to a PDF and load them directly on my Android phone ...
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Problem opening pdfs on Google Chrome

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What is the best way to convert a big PDF into Word file (excluding images)? PDF has many images but in converted Word file i don't want those images, means in conversion process i want to exclude ...
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How to preserve paragraph breaks when text copy from PDF and paste into Notepad?

For example when I copy text from PDF which has paragraph breaks like this: xxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xxxxxx x xxxx xx xxxx xxxx xxxxxxxxxxx x xxxxxxxx x x xxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxx xxx ...
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how to know which fonts are being used in PDF? [duplicate]

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I have a folder with hundreds of small PDF files to print. How can I make a batch job to print them out in alphabetical order?
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I've to note title inside PDF(Which are on first page of each PDF) from 300 PDF files which are online. and size of PDFs are big. everyone is above 5 MB. Can i just see or download only 1st page of ...
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How do I make Adobe Acrobat Reader 9 to be my default Internet Explorer PDF plugin?

I have 2 PDF apps installed: Adobe Reader 9 and Foxit PDF Reader. For whatever reason, Foxit PDF Reader is the default PDF plugin for Internet Explorer. How do I make Adobe Reader 9 to be the ...
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Viewing thumbnails of PDF files on Windows XP

How can I view thumbnails of PDF files on Windows XP?
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Opening PDF in IE Fails

A user of mine is trying to open a PDF in a browser, when she does this it says adobe reader 8 or 9 is required, and fails. I have checked and she is running reader 9. I reinstalled this application ...
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Merger several pdf files using pdftk by creation date

I have several pdf files and I would like to merge these files using pdftk. I can do it like this C:\pdftk *.pdf cat output merged.pdf This merges files using their alphabetical order, but I would ...
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does someone of you know a freely available program that installs itself as a printer on Windows and is able to produce PDF/A documents?? Moreover there should be the possibility to merge documents ...
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Easiest or Best Free Way to Scan to PDF in Windows XP

I have a scanner (part of an HP PSC 1315 multifunction printer, if that makes any difference). I've recently paved my Windows XP machine and appear to have lost the software for the printer. This ...
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I have a Windows XP Professional machine, on which Adobe Acrobat Reader crashes every time it is opened, as soon as it starts. I've tried reinstalling Acrobat Reader 9, and it doesn't help at all. ...