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

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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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How can I convert a Keynote file to another file type using Windows or Linux?

I want to take a Keynote file and turn it into a .ppt, pdf, or multiple .jpgs. How can I do this on a Windows or Linux machine I'm aware of free online converters that you can use, but I'm looking ...
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When Converting PDFs, Newlines Become Paragraphs

I'm attempting to use Calibre to convert a book-length PDF to a .mobi format for reading on my Kindle. When I do this, however, every line from the original ends up as being a standalone paragraph in ...
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Sharpen PDF while preserving bookmarks and searchable text

There's a certain PDF of a book that I'm using, which contains bookmarks for all the relevant chapters and sub-chapters as well as searchable text (probably OCR'ed). Unfortunately, the text looks a ...
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word 2010 generate pdf sometime has errors?

I has some word 2010 "save as" pdf files, has problems in Adobe Reader XI. For you to reproduce the problem, I has one pdf file on internet site for you to download. pdf sample Note: It has no ...
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How search all pdfs in a folder and get a list of files containing the search entry

Using Adobe Reader, I can do an advanced search and find all the pdfs containing the search entry. However I can't seem to export text of the search results. I can highlight the names of the files ...
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Adobe Reader accessing MS proofing tools

I'm using Adobe Reader v11.0.0.7 When I try to attach a document (txt, doc, or whatever), I get the message: "Your AutoCorrect file, MSO2057.acl, could not be saved. The file may be read only, or ...
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Save PDF automatically on exit in Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader prompts me to save on exit. This is an operation I do several times a day every day, so if I Adobe Reader could just save my changes without asking me (that is, comments), that would be ...
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Word prompts me to save after exporting to a PDF

Even though I have not messed with any of the contents of the document from my hitting Ctrl+S to the time I am prompted for where to save the exported PDF, I am then confronted with "Want to save your ...
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How to export or view audio file references in a PDF?

I have a an interactive PDF file that is over 90+ pages long. Each page is a map with city names that contains a Spanish pronunciation of that city in a .wav file. I'd say there are about 10-15 audio ...
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Searching long PDFs with adobe reader

I am trying to search a very lengthy PDF (8000 pages +) for names. The last time I had the PDF open I could search a name and it would find it instantly. Now everytime I search a name it looks through ...
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Large job Print automation

I regularly need to print documents off to send to a list of people. Each person n needs: The nth page from a Word Document All pages of an Excel Document (same document for every person) All ...
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RBG color variations from Publisher to Powerpoint

I created some graphics in publisher to use in a powerpoint presentation, however, when I place the graphics into powerpoint the colors (same RBG color as used in publisher) don't match. It becomes ...
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Convert PDF image into true grayscale?

Following the answers to this post I get the following script: #!/bin/bash gs \ -sOutputFile=/tmp/output.pdf \ -sDEVICE=pdfwrite \ -sColorConversionStrategy=Gray \ ...
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Extract multiple PDF forms into once excel file

I have a one page PDF file which is used by our users for registration. Is there anyway I can extract form values from all the PDFs filled out by users in a single excel file, at once?
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Is there a way to add searchable tags to individual pages of a PDF?

Similar to the way Youtube videos are tagged, I would like to be add tags to individual pages in a PDF based on what they're about. Ideally it would work so that if I tag a page "apple orange banana ...
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.pdf is missing when send as email attachment (Outlook) from Adobe Reader 11.0.06

When I open a PDF file in Internet Explorer and choose to "Send file as email attachment using desktop email" Microsoft Outlook starts and creates a new mail window with the attached file but with no ...
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Printer doesn't get orders from microsoft word or adobe reader

I have HP DeskJet 2540 series. At first, it printed everything but since a few days ago, it doesn't print anymore from Word or PDF files except from the Chrome browser. The driver is up to date and I ...
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Best settings to convert massive pdf hiking maps to images using ghostscript/imagemagick

I did convert all of the Te Araroa Hiking Maps from PDFs to JPEGs so far. The original maps are 16-64MB PDFs, which take forever to load on my Android Phone. I converted them using Ghostscript and ...
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How can I create a PDF with flowing columns?

I need to write a script in OSX that takes my input text files and automatically combines them into a PDF file that has flowing columns - that is to say, where I give it a long chunk of text and that ...
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How to have first page of PDF be used as icon preview in list view in OSX finder

I've got an image to clarify what I'm asking. Finder example I want the little icon preview to be the first page of the pdf (which is the big display to the right). You can see that it works for ...
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Mac OS X can only view online PDF in Safari

I use Chrome and Firefox to view PDFs online almost every single day. However, from yesterday I noticed that PDFs cannot be opened in both of them. The only browser can open a PDF document online is ...
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Keep/synch Adobe Digital Editions's notes, highlights and and bookmarks

I have bought a book and I'm using Adobe Digital Editions. I loved it for using PDF and ePub instead of proprietary formats and allowing us to store our books locally and read them offline. I must ...
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Numbered bullets appear distorted in output PDF

I am saving from Word 2013 to PDF using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro. However, numbered bullets appear distorted in the output PDF: Word screenshot | Adobe Acrobat/Reader screenshot I am guessing it's ...
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What are the possible tools to convert from pdf to epub?

I know similar questions have been asked before, but before marking it as duplicate, let me explain. I just bought a .pdf ebook online and would like to have it as a .epub instead. I usually use ...
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Convert Writing to Text in PDF

I recently started using a LiveScribe pen. It basically allows me to write notes and then save them to my computer. While this is great, the notes are not actual text, but more like an image of the ...
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Can't see pdf files embedded in web sites on Iceweasel

I try to access this site (a newspaper archive) and I got the message that I need a plug-in to see the content of the page, which is a PDF file embedded on it. If I click on 'Download' (Descargar) ...
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Need to format PDF file

I have a PDF file that contains a customer list from the program CF Data Systems: Structure. I need to import this customer data into QuickBooks, but the way QuickBooks imports requires it to be ...
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PDF to EPS conversion: Bounding box problem

PLOS journals require submission of EPS format figures instead of PDF. Most of my figures were made in PDF and I used to simply crop the excess margins and use pdflatex to process the final output. ...
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Word 2010 generated PDF: corrupted copy-paste and search text

I have a .doc (it was created with a previous word version) file and I'm exporting it to PDF with Word 2010. The PDF looks fine but when I select something like "The red fox jumped over the lazy dog" ...
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how to embedding fonts in indesign CS5 when exporting to pdf

Please, I have question about how to exporting file from Indesign CS5 to PDF for Offset printing. In some cases there is a loss in the fonts (missing font) I used in the Indesign file. I've heard ...
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Embedding Clickable PDF in Outlook 2010

I have a PDF file with a monthly calendar on it. This calendar has event details and when a user clicks on a specific date, it takes them to a URL (where they register). I'm trying to embed this PDF ...
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Line print outputting device, capture, spool, and print to network

I have several pieces of equipment with RS232 or LPT ports which print to old line print printers. One example is a Mictomeritcs density measurement machine which prints directly to a line ...
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Visio custom page print with Adobe PDF

I want to use my Adobe Distiller as the printer for a visio document with many pages, each one of different size. The issue is that when I print all the pages are A4. I want to automatically have the ...
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Firefox acrobat plugin inconsistant

The firefox acrobat pdf plugin is displaying the PDF files in an inconsistent way. Sometimes it's like the left, where there's only a few buttons floating at the bottom, and sometimes it's like ...
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How to edit non-suspect recognized text in Acrobat Pro?

I have a scanned document in PDF format. I asked Adobe Acrobat Pro XI to recognize the text. When I copy all the text to a Word document some of the text is not recognized correctly. Problem: ...
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Delete all portrait pages in a PDF

I have Adobe Acrobat Pro, and I have a PDF file with 143 pages. It has both landscape and portrait. The portrait pages are meaningless to me. Is there a way I can delete all of the portrait pages? I ...
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“Cannot find or create the font” error in Adobe Reader

I am using PDFsharp to add text to a PDF. After the PDF is created, I open it with Adobe Reader. I'm getting a message like Cannot find or create the font 'Wingdings'. Some characters may not ...
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Word to PDF Conversion - large object file

Using 2011 Word for Mac, I created a word document with embedded a few JPG of 40kB each. The saved Word (.docx) file is only 300kB, but if I save as PDF, the resultant file is 4MB - too large to post ...
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Can a keyword be in a PDF Annots array?

The JHOVE parser for PDF, which I maintain, will sometimes find a non-dictionary object in a PDF's Annots array. According to section 8.4.1 of the PDF spec, the Annots array holds "an array of ...
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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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Printing slides via lpr: How to get 4-up in landscape correctly?

If I have some pages of text, I can use lpr -o sides=one-sided -o landscape -o number-up=4 -o number-up-layout=btlr -o fitplot -P myprinter to print the text 4-up landscape. The layout is ---------- ...
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How do I copy vector graphics out of a PDF?

How do I copy a vector image out of a PDF file in Acrobat Pro? Currently what I have to do is use the Acrobat screenshot tool to make a bitmap copy, but what I want is the actual vector graphic in the ...
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How to share my comments, notes etc for my .pdf across multiple devices?

I have a Windows laptop and an Android PDA. I'm using Adobe Reader for reading my e-books for both these devices. But I'm also putting comments and notes into them, which are stored only in a single ...
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Playing movie embedded in pdf-file in Adobe Reader

Using LaTeX, I've created a pdf file, with an included movie (.avi). I've used this strategy a lot, and never had problems in playing the movie (after accepting to play it) inside Adobe Reader ...
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unoconv: export Excel file to PDF without any scripting

How to hide page header and footer during the Excel file export with unoconv? I've tried to use a template (narrow margins, disabled header, disabled footer), but it does not work. I mean: margins ...
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Link in a pdf file adobe x pro

I created a pdf file in adobe x pr version 9. I upgrade my adobe x pro to version 10 and created some links between pages within the same document but sometime the links do not work properly. The ...
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Proper PDF metadata key to enable right-to-left viewing in “Facing” view mode in PDF readers

I was wondering whether anyone knew the proper PDF metadata key (and value) in order to signify to PDF readers that the PDF in facing mode should be displayed from right-to-left (RTL) and not ...
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How to extract all info on PDF bookmarks using GhostScript?

Is there a method of dumping all info on the bookmarks of a PDF using GhostScript? With PDFtk I could use pdftk in.pdf dump_data, but is it possible to do it with GS? I have a PDF with bookmarks ...
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Libpdf_php complaining about non thread safe binaries

I installed libpdf_php on MAMP v2.0 and after restarting Apache I get following error: [11-Jan-2013 11:48:21 UTC] PHP Warning: PHP Startup: pdf: Unable to initialize module Module compiled with ...