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

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Adobe Reader/IE11 File has been moved or deleted

Having issue that I see reference to on various forums where a user clicks on a document from the web that is PDF Format and the file begins downloading and then throws a message that the file has ...
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True vector PDF printing in Windows 7 possible?

I'm trying to print to a vector PDF in Windows 7, but every software printer I've tried rasterizes the file (PDFCreator, Bullzip, Windows XPS Printer...). I don't have this problem on OSX, which ...
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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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Allow plugins for local files

Chrome is my standard viewer for PDF files, but it is also configured to "Let me choose when to run plugin content". When viewing PDF files in the internet, I can choose to allow the domain in the ...
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With computer so fast today, why viewing PDF file is still slow? [closed]

On both OSX and PC, when reading PDF slides or e-book today I still experienced the lagging problem when quickly scrolling through pages. Both in-browser or in application like OSX's Preview, Windows' ...
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Duplicate fields on the same page, on an Adobe PDF form

I have a section of an Adobe PDF form which will contain a list of items, I want to be able to add as many items to this list as neccessary and for it to push the rest of the content down. I am using ...
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PDF title removal

After creating a PDF from a MS word document using CC PDF convertor (my current choice of PDF creation) I uploaded it and noticed the title of the webpage was in the form: Microsoft Word ...
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Convert PMD to PDF, without PageMaker

A colleague sent me a couple of PMD files made 12 years ago. I don't have PageMaker or InDesign (he neither). Can I convert them to PDF without buying software? Preferably online or with legal ...
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Program to write on PDF [closed]

I am new to SU, so this is my first question. Do you know a program with which I can write directly on the screen? I am not having in mind one that just fills in text, but one that you can draw or ...
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Fixing a new target for cut/corrupt PDF index bookmark/links?

Consider a PDF, made with this Latex code, test.tex (compiles with calling pdflatex test.tex twice): \documentclass[12pt,twoside,openright,letterpaper]{book} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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Why does pasting a multiline text copy (from a pdf) paste only some of the words in the text to the destination?

Often when I copy some text (multiline text from a pdf file) using the Ctrl + C keys and paste the copied text using Ctrl + V only some of the text that I had initially highlighted gets pasted. ...
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Password-protected PDF not opening on Linux

I have a PDF document (from the British Library via interlibrary loan) which is password protected via some sort of remote validation of the password. I tried to open it on Ubuntu 14.04, which ...
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Save Microsoft Word 2010 document as PDF and preserving inter-document bookmarks

Using Microsoft Word 2010, on Windows 7 Enterprise Edition, without any PDF-generation COM add-ins/add-ons installed: Is it possible to save documents that have hyperlinks pointing to bookmarks in ...
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How can I add an outine to a PDF file based on its table of contents?

Situation: there is a large pdf file with several hundreds of papers (think of books, technical specifications, etc.). With no access to the original source, how can a table of contents (ToC) an ...
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Tiling double-sided A3 PDF onto A4 paper

I have a two page PDF document intended to be printed double-sided on A3 paper. I would like to print this on my A4 printer. In Adobe Reader there is an option to "Tile large pages": However as ...
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Installing the wkhtmltopdf command line

I'd like to make a pdf out of an webpage. For this purpose, I am trying to install the command line wkhtmltopdf on my Mac. I tried brew install wkhtmltopdf and got Error: No available formula for ...
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Can I download all PDFs linked on a Page with Internet Explorer [duplicate]

I want to download all the pdf's that are linked on a web page. The site contains a long list with links to pdf files. As it is many and I want to download all of them I want to download them all at ...
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File shows up with ls but not with dir

Windows 7 I generated a pdf using wkhtmltopdf in C:/Program Files/wkhtmltopdf/bin with the command wkhtmltopdf http://google.co.uk google.pdf to test it out. However, google.pdf does not show in ...
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Error trying to save Word document as PDF in PowerShell script

I have the following PowerShell script to convert a folder of docx files to pdf: param ( [string]$folder = '.' ) Add-type -AssemblyName Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word $word_app = New-Object ...
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Search for a specific file in a set of folders. If that file is the only one in the folder, delete the folder

I have a very large eBook library. The structure is as follows: /Library /Author Name /Book Name /{.pdf .mobi .epub eBook files}, {.opf metadata files}, {.jpg book cover files} ...
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Adobe Acrobat X Professional - can I print to PDF and overwrite the file currently open?

Essentially, I would like a way to quickly turn comments and annotations into objects on the page of a PDF file, so that when I email the file and I want someone to be able to see my comments, the ...
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Retrieve/convert character encoding for Arabic in PDF

So I have this English-Arabic dictionary in a clean text format (not sandwiched), but it would be very useful if I could navigate within it or be able to copy the Arabic text properly, which I cannot. ...
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How to install multiple versions of Acrobat Reader on linux [duplicate]

My OS is Fedora 21 - 4.0.4-202.fc21.x86_64 GNU/Linux I often need to read pdf academic papers that are protected by the FileOpen plugin (DRM). FileOpen website offers updated plugins for the latest ...
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Personal digital certificate for Adobe Acrobat Reader

Often, I receive PDF documents that make use of Adobe Acrobat's functionality for digital signatures. I can sign those PDFs with a self-signed certificate, but then Adobe Acrobat Reader shows a ...
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How can I modify a PDF to highlight a specific phrase, programmatically?

Is there a way to take a PDF in and output a new PDF with specific phrases highlighted? I don't want to manually interact with the PDF. I just want to do some shell interaction or use some ...
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Where does cups-pdf store its temporary files?

I recently tried to save a rather large document using to a PDF using cups-pdf. Something appears to have gone wrong and it went on to produce several GB worth of data somewhere on my hard drive, ...
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is there a parameter to inhibit IFilter feature on windows 7 search?

This question originates after this one. The two questions are independent even if they share a common problem basis so I'm asking this now hoping somebody can help me with at least one of the two. ...
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View a colorful PDF/PS without colors, as it would look like when printed

I am working on an article with colorful drawings, but because it will be printed on black-and-white printers, I want to make sure it looks good without colors. I have Ubuntu and currently use Evince ...
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How can I change a Windows Search Indexing Options when I get the “you do not have permission to change the settings for this extension” (PDF)?

I have the problem I'm going to describe and hope someone can help me. OK, IMPORTANT INITIAL NOTE: I'm using Windows 7 64bit with SumatraPDF v3 (I uninstalled Adobe Acrobat Reader X) and PDFlib TET ...
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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 ...