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

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Adobe Acrobat - deleting pages without changing page numbers?

Is it possible to delete/extract pages in Acrobat without changing page numbers? Right now after each deletion/extraction pages get automatically renumbered. When the pages themselves aren't ...
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How do i encrypt PDF with certificate?

I want to encrypt a pdf document with certificate so that i can have full access and all other users just printing access. I have been trying to create a certificate adjusting permissions and ...
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Virtual PDF printers don't render text background color

I noted recently that a Win10 box that I have, stopped printing text background color in virtual PDF printer. At first I charged it on the virtual PDF printer used (Bullzip), but that same printer ...
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How to save a rotated Adobe PDF file

I received an Adobe PDF scan of a document that displays upside-down. I rotated it inside Adobe Acrobat and chose Save As to make a new document, however, the rotation is not saved and when I open ...
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How to clear the recent files list in Adobe Acrobat Professional DC on Mac?

Does anyone how to go about clearing the "recent files" list in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC on Mac OS X? As soon as the application opens, a list of recently opened PDFs is displayed. I know there is a ...
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Quickest way to copy text in a pdf

I'm looking for the most efficient way to copy text from a pdf using only my keyboard. I want to emulate what I do in Vim, which is to place my cursor at the point where I would like to begin my ...
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How to auto-generate filename of PDF in wkhtmltopdf based on the page title?

I'm using the following syntax to generate PDF from URL: wkhtmltopdf http://example.com/ example.pdf Is there any way to generate filename automatically based on its page title? So I'm expecting ...
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Internet Download Manager does not download PDF file on specific sites

I am using Internet Download Manager latest current version. It is working well. But on some sites it is not downloading PDF files. Instead a box opens in Firefox like what to do with the file (save ...
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word 2013 to pdf; custom page, margins, background color leaves blank area

word 2013 background color set via design -> page color custom page size is 12.58w x 9.25 ht margins are 0 on all sides. in my so-called full page view, the background fills the whole 12.58x9.25 ...
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How can I convert a PDF to an editable Visio file?

I have old PDF document (image of a map), and I want to import it into Visio to edit/update it. What is the basic workflow to follow. Attached is sample PDF. Is there a way to trace the lines/shapes ...
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Customise Okular to add my own annotation “stamps”

There's an excellent post on customising Okular to modify highlight tool properties at Customise Okular to modify highlight tool properties It's helpful but it deals with modifying an existing tool ...
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Which PDF creation software doesn't suffer from these artifacts?

Either I'm doing something wrong, or it's ridiculous that we're in 2012 and we can't print a PowerPoint file to PDF without all sorts of silly artifacts (see the test file below). I'm looking for a "...
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Windows 7 installer for Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing PDF files is broken

Below is a screen shot I received in step 3 of 3 during the Adobe Acrobat Reader installer. In step 1, I had to choose my operating system, which is Windows 7. Before clicking the "Install Now" ...
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How to convert a webpage to PDF with preserving its look (exactly as on web browser) and text/links?

I'm looking for a way to convert a webpage to PDF, but preserving the webpage's look. Also preserving webpage's text (being selectable), searchable [Generating image screenshot for the webpage would ...
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Batch filling pdf form using data from Excel

I have an excel file which contains many rows of data, each row has columns like last name, first name, gender etc. I would like to batch fill these data into a form which is in PDF format, each row ...
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Can PDF Annotations Be Exported and Then Imported Back?

I have a few hundred pages of highly annotated PDF file, which is mostly text, in the form of underlines, highlights, and (more) text annotations. After two years, a updated version of that document ...
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Adobe Illustrator save to PDF “a drawing error occurred”

I have a illustrator file with several layers and shapes that I need to save to a PDF in order for others to view and print. However, when I save to PDF, and open in Acrobat, I get the message "a ...
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How do I “force” passages I copy to my Word files to use up all the available line space?

I like to copy noteworthy passages from PDF books to Word documents. Problem is that PDF "line width" or "line space" is narrower than the width of a Word document. Thus I get unreadable, unnecessary ...
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How to print on Chrome with website info (printed file URL)?

I am trying to print this pdf file through Google Chrome. For administrative reasons I would like to prove on the printed page that this comes from a certain website. How to print this document in ...
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Back button of Adobe PDF Reader after clicking a hyperlink whose target is on the same document

PDF documents have hyperlinks to the contents on the same document (analogous to "#section" hrefs for an HTML document). Where's the back button to go back to the page I was on (where I clicked the ...
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Microsoft Edge does not open/read online PDFs

I recently upgrade from Windows 8.1 Pro N to Windows 10 Pro N and I immediately notice a lot of problems. First one: Microsoft Edge does not open/read online PDFs. If I want to open an online PDF, ...
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Acrobat Reader-how to print only the odd pages?

I want to print on one side and the other of the page. So what I do now is write 1,3,5..., the odd pages pages and later, the even ones. What option is so that is done automatically? I have version 9....
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Quickest Way to Extract Data from Doc or Pdf to Spreadsheet [closed]

I have an influx of reports coming at me, and I need to extract some of the data and put it into a better format(an excel worksheet.) The reports come in docx or pdf and look something like this. ...
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PDF form created with Adobe LiveCycle Designer 8.0 - Form checkboxes randomly submitted as null values

I have a data collection process where users complete a PDF form and then submit an xml data file of the form values via email. I've had nearly 600 files submitted - the process has worked exactly as ...
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Need to convert SVG, EPS or PDF to Photoshop custom shape

I have an object in vector in SVG, EPS and PDF formats. I need any of them to be imported to Adobe Photoshop as a custom vector shape. How can I do that? Thanks a lot in advance
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What is “flatten” for PDF files and why?

When I tried to print certain PDF files, it take a bit time to "flatten" the file. 1 - What is flattening a PDF file? 2 - Why do we (machine) need to flatten it before printing? 3 - If I save a ...
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Microsoft Word: When file saved as PDF an image apears

I have a document that has an image and then some text. When I save it as a .docx file it looks like the top image, but when I save it as a .pdf that image appears and the clipart image gets longer ...
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How to find out why is text not searchable in a PDF (and make it searchable)

I have a PDF article (not created by me). However, I can not search for text in the PDF. All PDF viewers I've tried return zero results for words that are obviously in there. I've tried with Adobe ...
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Merging PDF files with PDFTK

I have a directory with PDF files that looks like this: 2016_AAA_SomeRandomText1.pdf 2016_BBB_SomeRandomText1.pdf 2016_AAA_SomeRandomText2.pdf 2016_BBB_SomeRandomText2.pdf ...
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How do I open a PDF file at a specific zoom percentage?

Everytime I open a PDF file it opens up in PDF Complete 4.0.9 Special Edition (came pre-installed) at a very high zoom-view (like 274%) and I have to minimize the zoom for EVERY single PDF I open. ...
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How can I batch convert subfolders of images into single PDFs?

I'm surprised I couldn't find an easy script for this online. I have a directory with lots of subdirectories, each filled with TIFFs. How can I batch convert subfolders of multiple images (TIFFs) into ...
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How can a scanned document have multiple layers in resulting PDF?

A colleague and I find ourselves at odds about the details of a transaction. As proof to support his claims, I asked him to send me a copy of an invoice form he received with an order. The colleague ...
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How can I remove unwanted cropped pages from Acrobat

Executing the crop command in Acrobat from a 3000pt * 2000pt document to 1500pt*1800pt only hides the document outside of the new boundaries but the original document still remains without change; if ...
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PDF looks different in Photoshop

When i save a .psd to a Photoshop PDF, some fonts don't look like they looked in Photoshop. They are not completely filled like they are in Photoshop. See the attachments: This is how it looks in ...
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How can I combine PDFs in LibreOffice?

I'd like to be able to simply drag a pdf file into the pages explorer of a pdf that's being edited. This has no effect and dragging the file into the work area on a new page results in something like ...
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Highlights and notes on PDF files gone missing

I've been using the Reader app to read, highlight and notes to PDF files on Windows 10 and it is being working well for a couple of weeks. However, I just noticed the notes and highlights I added ...
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How to create PDF bookmarks from Microsoft Word?

I have a PDF file which I converted From Microsoft Word. Actually I'm working on an eBook and now I want to publish it as a PDF. How do I create PDF bookmarks, either through Word or through editing ...
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How to copy table data from PDF to excel

When I copy data in a table like this from a PDF, it gets translated into plain text without any delimiting characters to distinguish which column the data is in. It would be helpful if I could ...
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Is there a way (or software) to sync reading a pdf across machines

I have a pdf in my dropbox and would like to continue reading on the page I last left. I would like this to happen regardless of whatever machine I am using. Is there a good way to do this? Is ...
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How do I open PDFs in Firefox without causing an infinite loop of blank tabs?

I have a fresh Firefox install on a Win7 PC without a dedicated PDF reader. I was under the impression that I don't need to install one because Firefox has a built-in viewer. But if I attempt to open ...
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How can I sign a PDF document quickly and cheaply?

I need to sign a PDF document. However, Adobe Reader does not let me sign documents. I just need to sign the document, not edit it. Do I need to buy the full Acrobat software? Or is there a better, ...
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Split 6 slides per page to 1 slide per page (PDF or XPS)

I have a PDF (or XPS if it helps) with 6 slides per page and I want to split it in a PDF with 1 slide per page. At the moment there are 3 pages with 16 slides. After the split I want to have 16 pages....
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Adobe Acrobat Pro: Error 110 “The document could not be saved.”

I opened a PDF, highlighted some text, tried to save it, and got the following error message, which preventing me from saving the amended PFD: The document could not be saved. There was a problem ...
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I need an easy way to 'google' through all my PDF files - anything like this exist? [duplicate]

Here is my scenario and system: System: Win-7, 64-bit. Scenario: Very simply, I have a folder on my Dropbox account, titled \Papers. Within this folder, I have a lot of PDF files, and I have even ...
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Extract images in PDF without affecting the resolution?

My problem is I am tasked to extract images from a 640-paged PDF file. Majority of which are charts and tables with texts. Doing a simple copy and paste makes the image lose its resolution and the ...
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Why do the borders of table in rotated textbox don't show?

I am using Word 2016 (Windows) and I copied a table from Excel into a textbox. Since the table was too wide for portrait orientation (and I didn't want to insert one landscape page using a section ...
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How to open pdf in Chrome's integrated viewer without downloading it

So I was really excited about the new integrated pdf viewer in chrome. However when I click on a pdf file link, chrome offers to download it instead of opening it inside its viewer. How do i get it ...
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Use GIMP to import PDF as vector graphics rather than rasterized graphics

I need to use GIMP to measure the distance between sections of an image, but I noticed that GIMP seems to rasterize what I believe ought to be a vectorized PDF image. Adobe Reader has no problem ...
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How to repair or recover my Word and PDF files

My Windows 7 was infected and the malware destroyed both of my Word and PDF files. I searched the web much but couldn't find a way to really help me on recovering or repairing those two files. I found ...
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How to read pdf custom properties using Powershell

I am trying to read custom Document properties of PDF file using PowerShell script. I could able to read Microsoft documents, but I am unable to read PDF metadata. Your reply is highly appreciated. I ...