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

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PDF controls not working in Chrome PDF viewer (but do in IE and Firefox)

This PDF will open within the browser in Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. In IE, the PDF's controls at the bottom of the page (Print/Save/Email) will work fine. However, those controls will ...
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How to start xpdf(1) without the outline pane?

I am trying to configure xpdf(1) so that it doesn't show the outline pane by default. I've managed to set up a keybinding in my ~/.xpdfrc to toggle the visibility of the outline pane with this ...
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What is :exec and :export commands format in Zathura PDF viewer?

It’s not documented anywhere. I’d like to bind a shortcut to export currently open page to desktop and another one to open it in gimp. Is that possible?
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How do I “force” passages I copy to my Word files to use up all the available line space?

I like to copy noteworthy passages from PDF books to Word documents. Problem is that PDF "line width" or "line space" is narrower than the width of a Word document. Thus I get unreadable, unnecessary ...
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Highlights and notes on PDF files gone missing

I've been using the Reader app to read, highlight and notes to PDF files on Windows 10 and it is being working well for a couple of weeks. However, I just noticed the notes and highlights I added ...
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Read pdf with minimum white margin

I have a pdf file which originates from MS Word (*.docx). I want to read / print it out with minimum white margin. I have tried converting the pdf file back to *.docx. Although I can edit the white ...
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Foxit PhantomPDF: Snapshot to PDF

To my knowledge, the best method to extract a .pdf image from a .pdf report in Foxit PhantomPDF is to: Duplicate the page on which the image exists. Crop the page down. Save the page as a new ...
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Adding Formulas on top of a pdf

So far I have been using the typewriter tool a lot on top of some pdfs. I was wondering if you knew of a simple way to add formatted 2D text for formulas (for example LaTeX) on top of a pdf a bit like ...
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How can I change the default browser and pdf viewer in windows 10?

Normally when I use for example firefox, chrome or foxit reader the "do you want to set this as the default browser/reader" works. But since upgrading windows 8.1 to windows 10 I'm stuck with IE and ...
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Different structure when I copy text from PDF

When I copy and paste text from PDF, it shows different than it appears in the original. For example: In the original is "Hi my name is Victor and I am 23 years old". When I copy and paste the ...
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Recently used files in Evince

Evince displays a window to select a recently used files. When I select a files from the window the file is loaded, displayed and the window with the recently used files disappears. Is there a way to ...
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How to select all the pdfs containing a particular word?

I have 5000 pdfs out of which 500 pdfs are important, rest are useless. There is one word present in each 500 file that is not present in other 4500 files. I did multiple file search and came to know ...
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How to open same(pdf) document in two different tabs in foxit reader?

I am trying to open same document in two tabs of foxit reader, but I don't know how to do it. What I did Or What I want to do : 1) I just open one pdf with foxit reader. 2) Same file I want ...
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What is wrong with Windows app PDF Reader 8?

I installed it on Windows 10 from the store yesterday, and now whenever I try and open a PDF file, it just shows a window with a red PDF folder in the middle. There are no app commands, and no way to ...
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How to tell from the command line if a PDF has an browseable index/table of contents?

I use Linux. I need a command line way to tell whether a PDF file has index/table of content. Knowing that a PDF file contains structures that could be called also an index/table of context, and to ...
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PDF Reader Apps on Windows & embedded Video formats they support & play?

PDF Reader Apps on Windows & embedded Video formats they play? Which PDF programs besides Adobe Acrobat can/ do play embedded video files? I have some PDFs with inbuild video and it does not ...
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Closing PDF xchange viewer

How do I make the preference so that closing on the right top corner the system asks me 'close all files or only this document'? BR Paul
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Sometimes the Hand tool of Acrobat Reader has an arrow?

Sometimes, in Adobe Acrobat Reader of PDF reader, the hand tool has an arrow on it and in this condition, it will jump a page or a half ahead if clicked. How to configure that so the hand tool can ...
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How to permanently stop PDFs scaling when printing?

I have a client that is provided with PDF's by a 3rd party. These PDF's are always 9" x 6". They have a printer which was recommended by the 3rd party, and have the correct paper size setup in ...
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How to print only PDF pages with searched text

In a PDF Document with 200> pages, I want to print only the ones containing a given search text. However it seems that Acrobat Reader is not able to do this. I can print only selected pages, but I can ...
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Text is not showing up in Chrome or FF but Showing up in IE, Reader. Please

Text is correct using IE Browser or Adobe Reader Text is not showing up in Chrome of FF Made using tool called Adobe live cycle designer and Java(XPAA.jar) Do you ever having similar problem? or ...
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temporary bookmarks to quickly navigate large pdf documents

I have a large pdf document. There is a large bookmarks structure in the form of a table of contents. It's helpful and I don't want to mess it. During reading, I am constantly switching between 4 or ...
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Firefox not opening pdf files

I've been using pdf.js in Firefox for some time (Firefox 38.0.5 currently and Windows 7) and pdf.js was ok. However lately, I noticed that pdf.js isn't being opened anymore and instead nothing ...
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How to make pdf comments (in e.g. Foxit reader) searchable in Windows 8.1

I can search the content of the pdf itself but I sometimes save the pdf with small notes. Is there a way that I can make these notes searchable with Foxit or another reader?
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Automatically scroll PDF

I want to set up a raspberry pi which should present PDF files at full screen, which should automatically scroll. I have no problem in setting up a script that identifies the files to be viewed. ...
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PDF reader with inverted colors or invert colors only on one app?

I'm new to OSX and have a copy of OSX Yosemite. I really like iBooks and Preview, but I need a night theme or the option to invert colors as in Linux with Gnome's Document Viewer. I'm aware that I ...
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Why can't I search a certain PDF in Mac OS X, but I can in Windows using Adobe Reader?

I have the PDF "GNU Image Manipulation Program: User Manual" downloaded to both my Windows PC, and my iMac OS X v.10.9.5. The search function works perfectly in my PC, using Adobe Reader, but it ...
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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 to disable title bar advertisment in foxit pdf reader 7

I am using foxit pdf reader for a long time and i always disabled the title bar advertisement using this method. But recently I updated the foxit pdf reader to 7.0.6 and after that the advertisement ...
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Default .pdf-viewer for Filezilla using Mint/Ubuntu

I am currently using Filezilla 3.7.3. on Linux Mint 17 and have trouble with the default .pdf-viewer. Ones I double-click on a .pdf-file in the embedded file browser, GIMP instead of ...
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Increment a number in a PDF

Is there a way to increment a number in a PDF everytime it is opened/saved? I have a 'mechanic report' PDF which need to be filled with worked hours and what was done and additionally i need this ...
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Windows 8.1 Mail app PDF attachments save with zero size when using “Reader” app

The windows 8.1 e-mail app used to work just fine up to some day, when most of the attachments won't open, and upon saving, they are saved with 0 size (empty files). I found this to be true mostly for ...
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Rotate PDF pages in different directions

My three PDF readers Soda Foxit Adobe can't rotate a pdf page: I want to rotate page1 to the left and page2 to the right. I can only rotate all pages in the same direction.
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How to make expanding bookmarks in PDF Xchange viewer

I use PDF Xchange viewer for all my pdfs and I love how the bookmarks expand like folders, but I don't know how to make them like that myself. Can anyone explain how to do that?
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Can I Query a Pdf Reader If It's On The Last Page?

I'm writing a wrapper shell-script to do the following: Searches a directory for .pdf/.djv files. makes an ordered "playlist" of files Opens 1st file in a pdf reader. Automatically change to the ...
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“Autoscroll” Pdfs one by one from a “play-list”/directory

Is there a way to achieve this: open multiple .pdf from a "playlist"/given directory one by one in the same window, with auto-scrolling enabled? (Explanation: 1st pdf opens- autoscrolls to the end- ...
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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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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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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 ...