Portable Document Format (PDF) is a platform-independent standard developed by Adobe System in 1993 for document exchange.

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How to add bookmarks exactly at the location near a page's edge in Acrobat?

In a PDF file, sometimes a header is located near the line between two pages. In this condition, if I added a bookmark to mark this heading, Acrobat will automatically adjust it to the line instead of ...
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How can I disable google chrome's terrible sub-pixel anti-aliasing in PDFs?

I'd just like to turn it off, because it's quite distracting when every PDF looks so colourful. I've looked through chrome://flags and there's an LCD text anti-aliasing option but it doesn't seem to ...
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Font contains bad /Widths - PDF error

I have PDF file which designed very long before and its contains some fonts which are unavailable in my new computer. The PDF file shows the blank white space in adobe reader, but if I open it in my ...
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What is the best way to export specific pages from multiple PDF files?

I have a bunch of PDF files to go through but from most of those files I only need 1 or 2 pages. So for instance: From PDF 1 I need page 3, from PDF 2 I need page 5, etc. I want to export those pages ...
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How can I batch resize PDFs on OSX?

I have multiple PDFs, each at A4 size, and I need them all to be resized to A5. I don't want to lose any image quality / resolution, I just want the page size to be changed. I can resize an ...
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PDF fit half page

I have a PDF file containing slides, but the document has been created with two horizontal slides per (portrait) page (yes, a "handouts format") I want to be able to scroll pages using page Up/page ...
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HP Photosmart doing borderless printing of PDF

I am trying to print a PDF document which contains table with borders but my printer is not printing any borders. I am using Mac with OSX 10.10 and my printer is HP photosmart 5520.I tried looking ...
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At the moment, I'm having trouble deploying an ASP.NET Web Forms application (now targeting .NET 3.5) onto a Windows Server 2003 running IIS 6

At the moment, I'm having trouble deploying an ASP.NET Web Forms application (now targeting .NET 3.5) onto a Windows Server 2003 running IIS 6. For a long time, I did all of my development in VS 2008 ...
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Saving a Word doc as a hi res pdf

I am trying to save a Word doc in the font AT Citadel to a hi res pdf for hi quality output. My pdf is translating to a lo res font when output on a high quality copier. I am using Word 2007. Any ...
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Html2png conversion with custom size in Mac terminal

I need to batch convert html files into png without white fields around the picture. The html file has a background with two lines of text upon it. The background image is attached with css code in ...
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Setting keyboard shortcut to maximize Acrobat window in Mac OS X

I set a keyboard shortcut to maximize windows using the System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts feature in OS X, specifically setting a 'App Shortcuts' under 'All Applications' to the item 'Zoom' ...
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Find symbol or image on PDF file

I would like to search for specific items on a PDF document such as CO2 with a circle around it. For this one, I was able to just search for CO2, and did not get many false positives. Now, I wish to ...
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How to change efficiently a font throughout the entire PDF document?

Suppose that a PDF contains fonts X and Y throughout. How can I change only X to Z, for the ENTIRE PDF, efficiently (ie WITHOUT editing each text box)? I'm using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro 11.0.09 on ...
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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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How does less display PDFs?

I have tried several programs: pdftotext, pdf2txt.py, ... All of them can extract text from PDFs, but the one which is doing the better job is good ol' less: the text from the PDF has a proper layout. ...
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Comprehensive description of OneNote sync available?

Created a new notebook, 16 sections and about 1,500 pages of imported PDF (print to OneNote). Since then it has synced at least 15 GB up to OneDrive. Yet, on my other devices only three or four ...
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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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Hide text unless user hovers over or highlights text (Microsoft Word 2013 save as PDF)

I am writing homework questions in Word 2013. I save as PDF and give students the PDF. I'd like to have the answer given immediately after each homework question, but with it hidden, unless the ...
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Can each page in a PDF contain its own metadata?

Is it possible to have the same field names, but with different metadata values for each page in a PDF? For example, let's say each page could have the fields 'author', 'document reference', ...
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Cannot view form fields of a PDF document

I have this really weird and annoying issue. I have template PDF document that I send to clients which contains form fields which needs to be filled out. However when the client's send back the ...
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Ugly LaTeX generated PDF on OS X

I have a book I am writing in TeX, which is nice, but I only recently realized how ugly my local TeX to PDF export looks: For reference, mine is on left, and a random Linux box that I have access ...
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How to PDF a Word document that has an embedded Excel document

I created a PDF policy manual compiling several Word documents with custom headers & footers. Some documents now have attached excel exhibits. NOTE: it isn't necessary to link the spreadsheet, ...
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MS Word : Many eps images => very large file

I have a word file (.docx) of ~10 pages with many .eps figures included. The .docx is very big (145Mo). Microsoft Word fails to save it as a pdf. I can print it. I can export it with PDFCreator but ...
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Add levels to Docear / inheritance of highlighted text

I hope this is the right place to ask, if not, please move it :-) I am starting my masters degree in august and am currently looking for a software to manage all the information I will soon ...
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How to extract MP3 from a PDF file?

I Have a PDF file that has a lot of MP3 attached to it. How should I extract them?
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What is the use of validating certificate in Adobe Reader

I've received a PDF which is digitally signed and they provided a guideline to validate the signature. I have done those steps, the signature shows as valid. I saved it as a copy and sent it back to ...
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Open a Specific page of PDF document in viewer

I would like to be able to open a specific page of a PDF document through any desktop search or terminal. Example of url file://localhost/Users/masi/Dropbox/Cardiology/2493.full.pdf#page=11 which ...
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How can I open (pdf) attachments in Gmail without downloading first? [closed]

Until a few weeks/months ago I was able to open PDF attachments in Gmail straight away but it seems that's not possible anymore. Old workflow: open email click on "View" (not "View as HTML", that ...
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White lines on the edge of pages when Printing a Booklet with Indesign CC and Adobe PDF printer

I'm trying to print a booklet from Indesign CC, using the Adobe PDF printer, but the resulting PDF has white vertical lines on the edge of the pages. When I make a "normal print" (separate pages) ...
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Split large PDF into smaller Two-page PDFs [duplicate]

I have several very large PDF files that I need to split into smaller ones by page number. For example: In a 100 page long PDF, I want to have one PDF with pages 1-2, one with 3-4, one with 4-5 and ...
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Translate in OSX Preview (for PDF)

I'm French studying in Germany (so in German) and lots of the docs of the university are written in German. Unfortunately, I'm not native speaker so I was wondering, is there a way to have the ...
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Enlargement and centering PDF for printing

I have a PDF doc, 1 page per sheet, on the Letter 8.5x11 paper size, and with big 2-inch margins (apparently, the docs has originally been designed to be cropped to a booklet with a custom page size). ...
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How to add one specific page (PDF file) to a list of existing PDF files?

I have 400 different pdf files in one folder and need to add one specific page (1 other pdf file, page.pdf) automatically to all of these 400 files, always at the end. How can I do that?
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Better alternative for forms than PDF documents

Over the last few years, it has become fashionable to create PDF documents containing all sorts of dynamic content. One of these contraptions are forms that can be filled out digitally, and then ...
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Possible to create reflowable PDF that can by customised by the end user?

I'm looking to see if it's possible to create something a PDF document that can do two things for a client: a) contain reflowable content, more specifically expanding/collapsing sections. Content ...
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how to add shortcut to ubuntu taskbar

I am using UBUNTU 14.04 with cinnamon desktop. After trying to create a shortcut for a PDF file to Cinnamon's Taskbar, I found maybe I should have searched for a folder containing the Taskbar's ...
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Increase PDF margins by reducing size of content (without changing overall page size)

I have a poster I want to print but the margin around it is not big enough. Is there a way to resize the content so there is more whitespace, without changing the overall size of the page?
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Merge PDFs in the correct order

I'm looking for a way (preferably using the command line on Linux) to merge separate PDFs of book chapters into a single PDF of the book in the correct order (maybe based on the page numbers within ...
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Merge two pdf files side by side in command line

I have got two pdf files with same number of pages and want compare each page with the corresponding page in the other file. For this I would like to merge say page 1 of File1.pdf with page 1 of ...
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How do you create open comb fields for a fillable PDF form?

Having trouble trying to figure out how to add an "open comb field" instead of a regular comb field in my PDF form document. I've tried using Adobe Indesign and Microsoft Word to accomplish this but I ...
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Notepad++ illegal XML character target search using Regex

Fellow Forum Members, I am using the latest version of NotePad++ and I have done a search for illegal XML symbols such as "&", ">", "<", "©" among 200 separate XML files. I found a couple of ...
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Plot with thumbnails that open other plots

How can I make the following kind of plot? On a "master" plot, say a US map, if you click on map locations a smaller "slave" plot opens up, say state population vs. time. Prefer to implement this as a ...
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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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How to convert TIFF to PDF using Ghostscript

How can I convert TIFF to PDF using Ghostscript? I tried to use the code below but it not working: Snippet $input_file_tif='test.pdf'; $input_file_orig_name='1234.tiff'; $gs_command = "gs -q ...
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cups-pdf prints anonymously, how to print as user?

On a RHEL 5.0, i installed cups-pdf package from epel, then i get the Cups-PDF printer, as indicated there http://www.commentcamarche.net/faq/32427-cups-pdf-pour-les-machines-windows (so HP/HP ...
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Tool or utility to repair files corrupted by a Backdoor.Trojan [closed]

We recently had a Backdoor.Trojan infect our Windows Server 2008 R2. It has since been removed. However, it corrupted numerous office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and PDF files. Is there a recommended ...
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How to convert a pdf into colour? [closed]

I have got a pdf file (text and images) containing pages with colours and pages in black and white (b&w). The file shall be printed, double sided and preserving the colours. Now I am not really ...
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Translate a word from a PDF file

When I read a PDF file I'd like to select a word and translate it to a different language. Do anyone know if there is a PDF reader or a PDF plugin for Acrobat that can do that?
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How to download all links in a PDF

I have many PDFs and need to download all the hyperlinks within them. I have tried opening the PDF in Firefox and using Download Them All but I find it often does not get them all. So how can I ...
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Error opening PDF files and change the size when copying from one PC to another

I have a very strange problem. In the office I save the PDF file to the desktop (at work I have a license of Adobe Acrobat X ProI have a license of Adobe Acrobat X Pro). With the file everything is ...