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

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Remove/change style of evince's red borders around links

Are you aware of a possibility to change the border size/color of the bold red border, evince paints around links (for example in PDF files, that have clickable links in the table of contents). Or is ...
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PowerPoint 2010 opens link to PDF file in Notepad

When I try to open a PDF file in a Powerpoint 2010 presentation on my laptop, I get a dialog like this: Opening: path/filename.pdf Some files can contain viruses or otherwise be harmful to ...
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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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Get pixel coordinates of cursor in PDF?

Are there any PDF viewers (Windows, OS X, or Ubuntu) that enable you to see the page-relative pixel coordinates (x,y) of your cursor? I know Photoshop can do this, but I'm looking for something ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for Chrome PDF Viewer

I have found this help page: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1060734 But it only provides save and print keyboard shortcuts, I've to have shortcuts for the other ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Resizing signature on Adobe Reader on Windows 7 tablet

I have a Windows 7 tablet and would like to be able to complete PDF forms, and put a signature on them. However with Adobe Reader I am unable to resize the signature as I cant accurately touch and ...
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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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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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How to change the fonts used in Foxit Reader?

I really want to use Foxit Reader as my default PDF reader for its Tab Interface, and low memory footprint. Having tried mutiple times over the years the only thing that is stopping me are the Fonts. ...
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Chrome's PDF reader does not always show spaces between words

The reader does not show the spaces between words in many case. The PDF opens fine using the reader that the OS uses, so I know that I am not getting a corrupted PDF. In addition, the reader realizes ...
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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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“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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to make Adobe Reader to only negate a page?

Evince has a feature that inverts the colors, look: But Adobe Acrobat doesn't seem to do it right, look: It seems Adobe's Reader doesn't simply invert the colors, is there a way to make it have ...
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How to limit a pdf search to within certain pages

How do you limit the search of a pdf to within a specific page range or specific chapter? I had an e-textbook and I want to search for glossary terms within the glossary, and not be redirected to ...
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Fatal error: Acrobat failed to connect to DDE server

This is my problem: I can always open one PDF document in Acrobat Reader from Explorer, and sometimes more (especially soon after Windows restart). However, after some time it starts to fail: when I ...
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PDF with 200 DPI JPEGs look blurry in viewer

I often scan images, and I usually do that as 200 DPI JPEG files. If I look at them in Gwenview (Linux image viewer) the text looks readable, and on 100% it looks perfectly sharp. When I convert them ...
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Foxit Reader temporarily freezes reading fonts, how to reduce?

When using Foxit Reader to read pdfs I noticed, that there are certain lags from time to time, where the the reader freezes for some seconds and then continues working later on. I used the Windows ...
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A linux PDF reader that supports unicode characters

I use the default document viewer in Fedora. But for some languages such as Persian I can't copy texts. When I copy them and paste them somewhere, I get some irrelevant characters like f! O I K Q- ! ...
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Is there a way to make Acrobat 10 change size of the Note icon?

For Highlighting and the Note's icon, I can click on it, and choose to view the Property bar and change its color, icon image, etc, and then say, "Use as Default Property", so now all the highlighting ...
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Looking for software to read PDFs/web pages aloud on OS X

I am looking for software that will read PDFs and web pages aloud for me under OS X 10.5, preferably something that is free. I am aware that you can make your Mac read to you by pressing a key ...
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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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Windows 8.1 Reader app: how to find all highlights and notes?

Can I view all my highlights and notes I did in a PDF document in the built-in Windows 8.1 Reader app as a simple list?
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Use Action to batch add full page URL to PDF files

Adobe PDF does not seem to have an Action available to mass add a full page link to all the pages. I know there is possibly a workaround to be able to add a clear button and make it a clickable url ...
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ctrl+tab in autohotkey moves two tabs forward instead of one in Pdf-x viewer

I have successfully assigned the shortcut control and tab to one single key to be used in different programs. It works perfectly in Internet Explorer and Firefox but it does not work in PDF_X viewer. ...
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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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What plugin in Internet Explorer 11 is still viewing PDF files despite turning off all the Adobe plugins?

Right now I am trying to improve the accessibility of a website by putting in JavaScript code that will redirect a user to an Adobe download site when there is no PDF reader. (Note this is not a ...
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PDF wider than 200 inches is just white (Adobe Acrobat)

I have a PDF file that is quite wide and it looks like Adobe Acrobat can't handle PDFs being wider than 200 inches. The PDF document is just white. In the document prefs Acrobar tells me that the ...
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Mouse-Wheel paging difficulties in Adobe Reader

My new mouse works fine everywhere except in Adobe Reader, where in Two-Up View a single click of the mouse wheel randomly pages by 0, 1 or 2 pages. It may depend on how fast I rotate the mouse wheel, ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...