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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Adobe PDF Readers and navigation across multiple PDF files

I have a document made up of separate PDF files which reside in a folder and are linked to each other via hyperlinks. Each pdf file is set to open with bookmarks displayed, however if I link from one ...
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Skim (a PDF reader) freezes when trying to copy text

I have tried many ways to fix this issue but without a solution! FYI, I have used Skim for almost 2 years in my Mac Book PRO (Mac OS X, Leopard Snow) but for a month now I have the problem which is ...
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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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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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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 ...