A PDF reader is an application which can read and display Portable Document Format files.

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Adobe Reader out of memory error after Windows wake up

I opened a PDF file by Adobe Reader. I put Windows on sleep mode. After I woke Windows up, Adobe Reader shows only some recent pages (all of other pages are blank) and reports out of memory error on ...
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How do I read a PDF in 2 simultaneous views (split view) / Mac

Sometimes I need to see and read two different parts of the same document at the same time (e.g. reading the explanation of a chart while viewing it). How can I do that? Is there any PDF reader with ...
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Dual page view in MuPDF?

I am really liking using MuPDF. Is there a way to enable a dual page view? Or, does it just display whatever was the original formatting/specification during the creation of the PDF? ...
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Have to kill pdf reader process to see edits in pdf file

I make a pdf file via MikTeX, and open it with the built-in Windows 8 pdf reader. I then close the reader. I edit my source, recompile, and open the new pdf. What I see does not have the edits. I ...
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How to remove the border in imported foxit images?

Whenever I import an image (such as a signature) into a pdf file in Foxit reader, it places a very annoying border around it. How do I import a transparent image (without borders)?
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Term for the text editor feature to have fixed pages

PDF viewers and word documents are separated by pages. If you wanted to, you can view page by page like a book. For coding purposes, I think it'd be more efficient for me to see code like that- page ...
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Garbled “save as” dialogue in pdf reader(s)

I've got a problem with the "save as" dialogue in the PDF reader on Windows 7. The Save and Cancel buttons are blank, without any text, the folder-select drop-down menu shows only folder images, no ...
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Embedded link don't work after placing signature + Adobe reader

This is a strange problem. I prepare a document using LaTeX > PDF. The link as shown in figure 1 works and mouse cursor changes when I hover on it. After I place a signature the link however gets ...
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Restoring text outside of view of the PDF document

Is there any way to change the margins on a PDF document or somehow change the way it displays so that the contents aren't cropped to fit the A4-like page? I have a PDF in which two words of every ...
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Is it possible to remove the line separator for Single Page Scrolling View Mode?

I have a 100 page PDF with no margins (so it's 1 continuous page) but between the pages is a dotted line separator that sometimes goes right through a sentence! I am using Adobe Reader XI but I ...
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unable to read on mobile the bamini tamil text in pdf [closed]

My mobile PDF reader is able to read the PDF English File on my Sony Ericsson j108i mobile. I can create a Ms-word Text file using BAMINI (bapc_) Tamil Font. I can convert it into a PDF file. But ...
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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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How can I access the history list in FoxIt Reader?

In Preferences → History, Foxit Reader has the settings Maximum number of documents in history list and Maximum number of documents in Recent Documents list. The former can be set as high as 200, and ...
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When does Windows 8 Reader app save the current position in the opened PDF file?

I'm reading a lot of PDF books in the built-in Windows 8 Reader app (now in Windows 8.1). Sometimes it saves the current position when I close a file but sometimes not. Can anybody tell me when this ...
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Keyboard layout Issue in Word 2003-2007 entering accent in Greek Keyboard

The problem occurs when I try to enter accent (tonos) in MS WORD 2003 (SP3) with a Greek keyboard layout, When this happens I can't change the input language or the direction (neither the Alt+Shift ...
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How do I use latexmk with MuPDF as the PDF previewer?

MuPDF doesn't support automatic reloading. How do I use it as a document previewer for latexmk?
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Red ink for Windows 8 Reader App

I'm using the Windows 8 Reader app on a Surface Pro, and I really like the feature that enables you to mark up a PDF with the stylus. Is there any way to change the color of the digital "ink" created ...
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How come Chrome opens some PDFs directly while DL others?

It would be nice to just view the pdf within chrome without saving it in the download folder (in Mac, I don't know how it is in other OS'). After a while you get tones of material in your download ...
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How do you make Adobe PDF reader plugin not crash in Google Chrome for Windows?

Google Chrome for Windows come with its own PDF viewer, but I prefer the better functionality of Adobe's own PDF viewer plugin. The problem is, it keeps crashing. The problem is not unique to me, as ...
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How do I fix highlighting misalignment in a PDF?

I'm working with Hebrew PDF files, and I often find that when I try to highlight some text, the highlight is misaligned with the text, i.e. the highlight overlaps into the row of text above the one ...
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Sumatra PDF, key for displayin Favorites sidebar

Is there a key for showing/hiding Favorites sidebar? I mean Favorites (from favorites menu), not Bookmarks ( F12 key). Is it possible to manually assign it?
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Moving text annotations in Xournal

Is it possible to move text annotations in Xournal? If so how? Seems to be a trivial task, but I don't see how to do it.
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Always open PDFs at 100 %?

Is it possible to configure adobe viewer to always open pdf documents at size 100 %? Now it opens documents at about 160 % for no appparent reason.
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pdf viewer / reader with multi-core support? [closed]

Which pdf reader/viewer supports more than one core to render and search through pdf files? evince does not okular does not Adobe Reader does not Xpdf crashes on all my tested pdf documents ...
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PDF reader which supports additional “local” bookmarks

What I mean? As I often read several PDF books at a time, usually non-related, it would help greatly if I could place a bookmark or two marking where I left last time, or where I found some ...
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Searching a PDF file: using “AND Operator”

I was registering to the fall semester, my university offers a pdf, you pick what courses you want to take and register in on the website I highlighted in yellow The subject (csc, computer ...
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pdf reader for Windows which has night mode? [duplicate]

Looking for a pdf reader for Windows which has a night mode which is reading white text on black background. The closest I found is Adobe Reader with accessibility mode and high contrast but it has ...
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How to open pdf.js in Firefox via chrome:// URL?

Firefox components supposedly being accessible by chrome urls (aka. "chrome:// protocol"). How do I open the now built-in pdf.js pdf reader? I would like to open local pdf files but does not want to ...
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How can I attach multiple PDF files to a single email directly from a PDF viewer?

We use an indexing program (an add-in to our business software) that selects PDFs for viewing from among over 60,000 documents. It's not easy for end users to figure out where each opened PDF is ...
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Adobe Reader Wants Sensitive Email Details

When I run Adobe Reader, it tells me: Either there is no default mail client or the current mail client cannot fulfill the messaging request. Please run Microsoft Outlook and set it as the default ...
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Quickly browse through many PDFs

I have hundreds of PDF files that I would like to browse through rather rapidly while viewing them at (nearly) full-screen, preferably while zoomed in to a particular area. What I need is the ...
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Checking bookmarks in pdfs in a mass quantity in Adobe Acrobat Pro

Say if I have 100 pdf's and I want to quickly check to see if they are all bookmarked without opening them individually, is there a tool to go about this efficiently?
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How to read PDFs on Linux so the white margin around the page is automatically cropped?

I have another device, an eInk ebook reader (Onyx Boox), that has this wonderful feature, "auto-crop", that auto-detects the white margins in pdf (with a given degree of "aggression"), and zooms out ...
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Windows 8 PDF Reader: does it support 3D viewing?

The PDF spec has several rather obscure features that aren't usually supported in readers other than Adobe's. One of them is the ability to display 3D models that the user can rotate, zoom in, and ...
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Pdf viewer that handles live updating of pdf/doesn't lock the file

I'm working on a latex document (with pdflatex, cygwin, acrobat reader) and I'm am tired of the make - close - open process. On osx with Preview I don't have that problem, since I can compile the ...
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PDF files on FTP will not open correctly

Our PDF files open fine from local hard disks, and http locations. However, We are having trouble opening PDF files from a FTP server. After double-clicking on the file, the Adobe 'grey' background ...
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How do I remove the header & footer from a PDF?

How do I remove the header & footer from a PDF? I was successful in opening the PDF in PDF Viewer Plus, selecting crop, all pages, .25" top and bottom. This removes the viewing of the text, ...
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Change number of items showed in search history in pdf xchange viewer

By default, pdf xchange viewer shows the last 10 search terms. Is there any way to change it so that you can either decrease or increase how many search term are showed?
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Remove PDF margins and print 2 pages per side

I print out a lot of pdf articles, and I'd like to use less paper by printing 2 pages per side. But due to the large margins---both from the original pdf file and added by the printing process---the ...
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I need an easy way to 'google' through all my PDF files - anything like this exist? [duplicate]

Here is my scenario and system: System: Win-7, 64-bit. Scenario: Very simply, I have a folder on my dropbox account, titled \Papers. Within this folder, I have a lot of PDF files, and I have even ...
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Customise Okular to modify highlight tool properties

I am using Okular as my pdf reader on Linux. I want to know how I can modify the color of the highlight permanently. I know I can modify the saturation of the color used by highlight tool by right ...
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Which PDF viewer for Linux supports going back and forward?

I use Alt-arrow to go back and forward very often in browser, IDE, etc. But the standard PDF viewer in Linux Mint lacks this function. What can I use instead (preferably not Adobe Reader)?
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SumatraPDF as default PDF viewer in Emacs

I have been trying to change the default PDF viewer in Emacs from Adobe to SumatraPDF. After searching on the internet I began editing the .emacs file. The file has a lot of stuff not concerning the ...
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Open file at given path with non-default program?

I am normally opening PDF files with Foxit Reader. Now I have one PDF file (C:\sample.pdf) which I edit quite often, so for opening it, I am always using Adobe Acrobat. Currently I always have to ...
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Why does the last KB of a PDF take so long to load?

I'm loading a 357 KB PDF, and the first 356 KBs loaded almost instantly, whereas the last KB is taking forever to load. I encounter this problem as I load PDFs in varying sizes from varied sources. ...
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Hiding 'tools', 'comment' and 'sign' buttons in Adobe Reader XI

How can I hide 'tools', 'comment' and 'sign' buttons from toolbar of Adobe Reader XI? I found this, but did not work for me: ...
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Forcing grayscale PDF to Black and White?

I have a large color PDF that I can easily view greyscale in Foxit Reader: Unfortunately various bits of text end up in ridiculously light shades of grey. Similar, but not direct, questions ...
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Does SumatraPdf have a configuration file?

I would like to make some command line options (-invert-colors) permanent in my SumatraPDF installation. Is there a configuration (eg. an ini) file I can make SumatraPDF to use? The manual mentions ...
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Storing Current Page for PDF eBooks

I am reading through several PDF eBooks on 2 different Windows PCs and 1 Android tablet. I would like to come up with an easy way to "bookmark" my current page that will work on all environments. So ...
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How can I set Foxit as the default plugin for handling PDFs in Firefox?

I recently installed PDFArchitect, which replaced the Foxit reader plugin in Firefox. How can I set Foxit's plugin as default for handling in-browser PDF files?