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

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Lock fillable pdf form

So i got this pdf file to fill out. I wanna export it to a normal, non-fillable pdf using Acrobat Reader. I cant manage to do it. I tried printing it and select export to pdf in printer setup, ...
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how to send a pdf or ms excel/word file while it's open?

Upon viewing a pdf, ms excel/word file, i often want to send to my colleague for viewing, and after sending, i will still need to keep it open to use it further. While each time I have to close it and ...
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Can't access website on one computer, but ok on another

I was able to access aescryp.com the other day. The I was trying to view/download the user guide found here: https://www.aescrypt.com/documentation/ (on Windows). Right after that I couldn't get ...
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Command-line-tool to edit pdf page-numbering

I work with pdf-books and would like edit them so that the pdf pages and the book pages match. I know adobe acrobat does it, but is there enything else preferably a command line tool?
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Adobe Reader 11.0.9 crashes when using “tools” or “form and Sign”

I recently updated my company's Adobe reader to 11.0.9 via GPO. I followed instructions here: ...
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Generating PDF bookmarks from hidden text in Microsoft Word TC fields

I have a long Word document with various sections. The section titles are shown only in the running headers, so in order to include these in the TOC (table of contents) I use a TC field at the start ...
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Pages in a PDF file created from images have different size/resolution

I recently created a PDF file from a bunch of images (all of format gif except one of format jpe). In an image viewer, all images are of the same size and resolution. However, after I converted them ...
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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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PDFs scrolling not smooth

I'm using a Macbook Pro. There's a always a response delay when I scroll fast. Is there a way to load the entire file onto Memory/ pre-render it? And would that fix the problem? Edit- I was using ...
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PDF-XChange Viewer Document Appearance Issues

What could be the cause for a .pdf file to not show properly? Texts do not fit into boxes, they are printed on top of each other and so on. An example of the distortion using PDF-XChange Viewer: ...
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Copying straight text from latex generated file

I'm trying to do some corrections to a PDF documented generated from latex. To do the corrections I first copy the text out of the PDF. What happens is that in the generated PDF, the words are cut ...
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Full Keyboard Navigation PDF Reader With Highlight Function on Windows

After being addicted to VIM, I feel I hate to move my hand out the keyboard to reach the mouse. I'm currently using Acrobat, sometimes I want to highlight some text. I have to select the highlight ...
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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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How to convert the main content of a web page into a pdf file?

I have a long web page of a study guide, I want to convert the main content of that page into pdf, I mean minus the navigation bar, the footer, and so on. Is there a tool to do that? I am using Ubuntu ...
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Convert interlinked html files to a chm or pdf file?

I am under Ubuntu. How can I convert interlinked html files (already downloaded in my computer) to a chm or pdf file? There is a html file that has a table of content that links to other html files. ...
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Removing identical element from all pages of a pdf

I have a pdf file with a text box at the bottom of each page that I'd like to remove. Is there a way to automate this process in acrobat or a similar program?
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Adobe Reader: “Save As Other->text” comes out garbled

I have a PDF that opens fine in Adobe Reader XI. It displays fine, has no password, etc. I am attempting to save these to text for some automation work, but it isn't working. When I go to ...
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Fixing Adobe Acrobat to Microsoft Word Line Munging

I have a PDF document that I am converting to Word using Adobe Acrobat (a recent version). The text converts perfectly fine, but the lines get screwed up. An excerpt from the original PDF looks ...
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Batch Print multiples PDF on Windows 8 [duplicate]

Im using Windows 8.1 and have multiple PDF files that i want to print. At the moment the only way i know to print those PDF files is by opening the file with the default Windows 8 PDF reader and then ...
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Cannot open pdf form on Ubuntu 14.4

While trying to open a pdf form, it raised an error and refused to open the form all together. It displays: Please wait... If this message is not eventually replaced by the proper contents of the ...
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“Print” webpage to pdf with working hyperlinks

I print a lot of web pages to pdf, using CutePDF. URLs are maintained as active links in the pdf document, but hyperlinks do not generate an active link. Is there any, preferably free, pdf printer ...
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How to export PDF from Word to a specific directory?

I know how to export PDF from Word. I always export the PDFs to one direction, with the name is same as the Word name. Is there any way to do this quickly?
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Acrobat XI Pro: Moving text in front of drawing markups

I want to put a caption on a photograph. Text to be white. Due to the complex background it's hard to read. I'm drawing a black oval 70% opaque and want to put white text over the oval. Oval ...
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DjVu hidden text → PDF?

Is there a way to make a PDF of only the hidden text layer of a DjVu file? I know how to use djvused myfile.djvu -e 'output-txt' > myfile.dsed to output a DjVu script that includes the x,y ...
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deshuffling pages imposed in booklet form to sequential single pdf pages

Please go through this question. My issue is reverse: how to convert it back to the original file?
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Can I use a “Microsoft Office” Digital ID / certificate to sign PDFs in Adobe Acrobat?

I've been needing to sign PDFs lately - fortunately everyone's been fine with me using a self-signed certificate, however I feel it's unprofessional. I'm looking for a personal certificate I can use ...
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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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In Adobe Acrobat XI Pro, Page Numbers Are Off

I had a folder with 13 different PDF files. One for each chapter. Basically, I highlighted all of these files and combined them with Adobe Acrobat. Once it opened, though, page one on the book preview ...
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Open PDF in IE9 with Acrobat Reader XI

I have users who keep getting a "Do you want to open or save" window every time they click on a PDF. The PDF should be embedded in the webpage and open automatically. I've Googled extensively and I've ...
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version control of for PDFs with annotations

I have a a lot of important PDF files. The only way I modify them is add/remove annotations. Is there an efficient way to have version control for such files. I can perhaps use standard tools like ...
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PDF hyperlinks work on one computer only?

I saved a bunch of PDFs from MS word using save as pdf, there were several hyperlinks in each. The links work and show up when I open the pdf either in a reader or in google docs on my computer where ...
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pdf byte serving slow in Internet explorer

When I try to access a large pdf file with Chrome with byte serving it steadily increases the size of the packets which are downloaded. Internet Explorer however stays with the 16KB packets. This ...
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Strange behaviour by Adobe Acrobat after saving Outlook 2010 email as PDF

Whenever I open a PDF, saved from Outlook 2010, I want to start with and see first Screenshot 4. How can I achieve this? What are the problems? I added the orange numbers and yellow separators below. ...
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How to improve text quality using Ghostscript

I have a Pdf document downloaded with a size of 230MB. Well the text doesn't seem to be clear although a strain makes the document understandable. I have heard about Ghostscript but it as numerous ...
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Export figure as PDF with surrounding white space cropped out

I exported a chart from a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet by selecting the chart, the File > Export > Create PDF/XPS document, with the following options: The result is nice except that: How can I ...
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Sharpen PDF files

I have a Kindle and there are a few pdfs that are just difficult to read on it. These are scanned books. I can zoom on the kindle, but then that cuts off text and makes the whole thing a pain. What ...
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Extract the 1st, 4th and 8th page from multiple pdfs

I have 268 PDFs to go through and need to extract the 1st, 4th and 8th page of. so instead of having a pdf file of multiple pages, I need to somehow make them into files with the desire pages only. ...
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Making Windows 7 default to “All Files” when opening a document?

I'm taking over an old coworkers job and part of that means I'll be working on various IFS tickets without any real ERP experience. I'm working with one user who is trying to check in documents in ...
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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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how to convert a .exe file to a pdf file?

I have some ebooks with the file extension .exe which can be opened with Adobe flash player 10 . I want to convert these files to pdf files.. If anyone can find me a program to covert these files it ...
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How to distill / rasterize a PDF in Linux

We have a printer at our office that prints PDF files from a USB stick. It prints most files okay, but it has problems with some, especially ones generated with Latex. Some PDFs it simply refuses to ...
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Buzzing noise sound when scrolling a PDF in Chrome

When does it occur? When I scroll down/up on the built-in Chrome PDF Viewer in Chrome I hear a buzzing noise while another sounds is playing in the background. How is the sound like? The sound is ...
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how to protect from editing or converting to text a pdf file?

I am using a version of Ms Office of 2010, it was a beta version of public domain (I dont recall the name, but I believe it was called Blue version or something like that). I usually make my ...
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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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Converting djvu to pdf AND preserving table of contents , how is it possible?

I tried several online and offline tools but table of content ( TOC ) information was not preserved during the conversion. I would like to convert a 5000 page Finnish dictionary which is in djvu ...
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How to select a text within the Highlighted text in Adobe Acrobat?

I want to select part of the highlighted text in Adobe Acrobat. By using the select tool, when I want to select part of highlighted text, it selects all the highlighted text. For example as in the ...
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How do I use Adobe Acrobat's “combine supported files in Acrobat” feature from the command line?

The Windows version of Adobe Acrobat (not Adobe Reader) has a feature where I can select a group of files and hit "Combine supported files in Acrobat" in the context menu and it will present me with a ...
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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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How to print specific page of each of several PDFs in a folder

I have to print the second page of several PDFs. They are all on the same networked hard drive, but it's bogging down everything so badly. I was hoping there would be a way to accomplish this, perhaps ...
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Configure font substitution rules for MS Excel / PowerPoint

Microsoft Word provides a feature of adding substitution rules (windows registry or in MS Word: Options -> Advanced -> Font Substitution). I am looking for similar settings / registry keys to ...