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Additional blank page opens up when a document is opened in Adobe Acrobat 9

A colleague of mine is using Adobe Acrobat 9 on a Windows 7 machine. When he opens a .pdf, Adobe Acrobat 9 opens the document but then also opens an additional blank page over the .pdf. This is quite ...
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Mass rename of pdf files using command prompt [closed]

I have a client who is using there own CRM and file naming structure and I need to change the file names to match the data in their system. All of the pdfs will be in the same folder. What I would ...
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Auto-Fill Textfields in PDF from external sites?

So I've got an editable PDF with 2 text fields. Name and EMail. The PDF is locally as in on my current PC. The database is remote, and has 2 fields called "Name" and "EMail". However it is not a ...
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PDF slideshow with notes

I have two .pdf files and they have exactly the same number of pages. I would like to show one file on the projector and another as notes for myself only on my laptop screen when presenting. The ...
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Listing highlighted text in Acrobat XI Pro

I highlighted some text in a PDF: Is there any way to view the highlighted text in some list, like we can on Crocodoc (but ideally I would like to have an option not to chop the text): I'm ...
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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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Batch removal of watermark from a pdf using pdftk

Is there any script available or possible to remove a specific and a very large watermark using python. How to remove watermark from pdf using pdftk? I followed everything in the above link but i've ...
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Adobe Reader 11.0.07 freezes for ~8 seconds when opening a PDF file

Whenever I open Adobe Reader by opening a .pdf file on my system (Windows 7 x64) if the Internet connection is not available (no connection at all, or even wrong Internet settings, like a proxy that ...
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restricting printing, editing and converting of pdf documents converted by libreoffice command line tool

I am trying to convert files to pdf using the libreoffice command line tool like this - libreoffice --headless --convert-to pdf filename Now I want to restrict the printing, editing and converting ...
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Where is the scroll gone in Adobe PDF viewer?

So I am attempting to view a document and on the left hand side is a table of contents but unfortunately I am unable to locate a scroll bar or next-page button for this table of contents. Is there ...
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Adobe Reader cParent parameter TypeError, “invalid argument type” but menu items display

I've written some custom scripts for Adobe Acrobat Pro (I work with a lot of PDFs for scientific research) and they run just fine on Mac and Windows. Linux only has Adobe Reader, but I still managed ...
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Adding extra left margin in pdf print without using Acrobat Pro

I want to print out a large review article, available as a pdf, with an extra 1" left margin to facilitate getting it bound. I've heard it happens naturally in Acrobat Pro, but I don't have it and am ...
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Show PDF presentation with Wireless Notebook Presenter 8000

I have a Wireless Notebook Presenter Mouse 8000 which I want to use as a presentation tool with my slides in a PDF file, but Acrobat Reader XI doesn't seem to recognize the presenter mode on the ...
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How to remove the border in imported foxit images?

Whenever I import an image (such as a signature) into a pdf file in Foxit reader, it places a very annoying border around it. How do I import a transparent image (without borders)?
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Merge pdf and remove pages in one pass

I'd like to concatenate pdf documents without loosing any information (image resampling etc.). I only want to do lossless compressions, consolidate fonts etc. Before merging, I'd like to remove the ...
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How to save a page in PDF with a single click in Google Chrome?

I would like to accomplish to save a page in PDF with a single click in Google Chrome. Basically have a button or keyboard shortcut which allows me to save a page as PDF in one single action. I want ...
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How to add a slider input field to PDF forms

I am trying to create a PDF form which contains a slider input. Currently Adobe acrobat doesn't support slider inputs. Is there any hackish way to do this?
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How to call “sed” on PDF files

I am able to find text on PDF files using pdfgrep. How can I sed them? I just want to change a pattern of text and I don't think I need a editor for that. Or do I? How can I achieve that?
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Can I save an Excel chart to a PDF document with the chart's exact dimensions?

I want to save (or 'Publish') an Excel 2010/2013 chart to a PDF file whose dimensions will be exactly those of the chart - not a full white page with the chart on it. Can this be done somehow? ...
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Script/Macro to print 1st page of 1000 pdf to same printer

I have a folder with 100+ PDF documents each of varying number of pages. I need to print the first page of each document to a printer which adds a VAT code to the document (kind of like an ...
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Email attachments to unique recipients based on attachment name

Good day, I am an absolute newbie at using any form of scripting or programing so please forgive me if I don't provide enough information or context. I need to email around 1000 PDF documents a day ...
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Ever since Firefox got updated to version 30 I get annoying permission messages to open pdfs

Every time I try to open a pdf with Firefox, I get After I click on it the following opens up I press "Allow and remember", but it does not remember. How can I ensure that it remembers?
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OCR for electrical circuits drawings

I would like to OCR an electrical circuit/layout drawing. These drawings contain the symbol/pattern of electrical components (resistor, cap, etc.) and their names written in two directions ...
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How can view but not print a text from an OpenOffice pdf exported file

I have this pdf file completely generated from Mac 10.9.3 + OpenOffice 4.0.1 OpenOffice Draw -> File -> Export as PDF... -> File1.pdf The original File1.odg file was created with ...
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Validate/verify PDF files integrity

Is there any tool which I can run on the PDFs archives (all directories) and finally it lists/identifies the corrupt/invalid PDFs? I have hundreds of PDF files (related to documentation etc.) on my ...
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Convert pdf to excel

I have a pdf of 18,000 pages of data that I need to work with for a project. I'm trying to convert it to an excel spreadsheet. I can't use Acrobat because it's just for a summer project thus I don't ...
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How to batch convert multi-page PDF into individual jpg files

I found these posts on converting a PDF to JPG using ImageMagick. However, I have a 12 page PDF I want to convert into 12 separate high quality jpg files. Looking for the least tedious way possible. ...
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PDF File from Internet is not printable

I have an PDF File as download from the Internet and reading is no Problem, but printing is not possible, ever an white paper came out of the printer. Had anyone an idea ?? sorry for my bad ...
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Selecting text from unprotected text pdf issue

I am trying to copy some text from tables in an unprotected pdf. However, when I highlight the text (about size 10 font), it appears as though I am highlighting text with a huge font (size 50+). It is ...
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Centre Page Contents For Single Side Home Printing

I am recently working on an InDesign template, however when I export the template as PDF the contents of the page reach to the far left of the page. I want to leave some gap on the left side , center ...
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How to create keynote presentation from pdf with 2 slides per page

I have a pdf with 2 slides per page. I want to create a keynote presentation using these slides, but with 1 slide per page. I can crop(copy image area) one page that contains two slides and divide ...
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How does “Scale relative to target page” option work in Acrobat when adding watermark

I just could not figure out how does the "Scale relative to target page" option in Acrobat calculate the size of the watermark based on the size of the page and the percentage of the option. Could ...
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How do I automatically hide the Protected View infobar in Adobe Reader?

I've configured Adobe Reader XI to use Protected Mode for all files in Preferences -> Security (Enhanced), but this pops up a yellow "Protected View" infobar every time I open a PDF, even if I'm ...
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Enumerating Paragraphs in PDF Files

Is there a program or service available that takes PDF files and automatically enumerates paragraphs? I have done some simple google searches and couldn't find anything readily available.
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remove image from pdf document

Is it is possible to remove a specific image from a 1 page document using pdftk? Have 1000+ documents in a directory and need a quick way to remove the same unwanted image from every document.
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EndNote and Reference to Specefic Text in The Attached PDF

I have a reference added in my EndNote library. Its PDF is also attached. I want to add my own note/comment about specific text that is in the attached PDF. Is there any option that allows me to ...
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Extract Japanese text from PDF

I have a Japanese PDF from which I'm trying to extract the text but I'm banging my head off a wall after 3 hours of trying. If I try to copy & paste all I get is 􁁟􁀛􀾡􂛠 or some other gibberish. ...
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I have scanned a document containing table. How do I export this table to excel?

I have a document with various tables on it that I have scanned, yielding very clear jpeg images. Is it possible for some sort of text-recognition software to able to read the tables and allow me to ...
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Adobe Reader not respecting viewing settings - Why?

When I click on a document or open a PDF from a web page, the PDF does not respect the page-override settings. I am running Adobe 10.1.9.22 and I have set the preferences as such: ...
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Garbled “save as” dialogue in pdf reader(s)

I've got a problem with the "save as" dialogue in the PDF reader on Windows 7. The Save and Cancel buttons are blank, without any text, the folder-select drop-down menu shows only folder images, no ...
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Automatic resolution when converting PDF to images

I have some scanned PDF files that I want to process using ScanTailor. To do that I need to extract images (as TIFF). I have been using GhostScript as follows: gs -sDEVICE=tiffgray -r400x400 ...
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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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Embedded link don't work after placing signature + Adobe reader

This is a strange problem. I prepare a document using LaTeX > PDF. The link as shown in figure 1 works and mouse cursor changes when I hover on it. After I place a signature the link however gets ...
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Can I print two copies of a document on the same page but different sides?

I have tried several things, but Windows always prints a different page for the second copy even if I select print two sided. If I print more than onepage, Windows will print page 1 and 2 on one sheet ...
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Toold for vector-to-vector conversions (SVG/PDF to EMF/EPS)

I used the convert of IM to translate svg to eps. But apparently ImageMagick rasterized it. Is there a mode to do vector-to-vector conversion? Inkscape does not reproduce transparent areas and ...
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How to combine PDF documents from Windows Explorer on Windows 7?

In Windows Explorer I would like to select 2 or more PDFs, right click, and choose an option which will merge the selected PDFs. The end result should be the creation of a PDF file which combines ...
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Convert pdf contains utf-8 to word or text files?

I have a pdf file that contain arabic text I need to convert this pdf to word for editing but when it converted the characters displayed in unreadable format any suggestion that can help me will be ...
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Disable DRM in Evince

Is it possible to disable DRM (digital rights management) for PDF files in "Evince" so that encrypted PDF files can be saved? How do you make this configuration? The option does not seem to be ...
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How to print a 'flat' pdf from a text file in PDFCreator?

I want to print text documents to PDF but have the resulting text document be 'flat' i.e. it will not be possible to select any text in the pdf, the pdf will be as if it is an image. is this ...
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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 ...