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

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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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Default save location when viewing a PDF from a web page via Internet Explorer

When viewing a PDF from a web page via Internet Explorer, the default save location is the Desktop. Where can I change the default save location?
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When a PDF file only contains a scanned image, is it just a JPG image inside a PDF container?

Many scanners can scan a page into a PDF file. When this is done, is the PDF file really just a container that contains a single image? Is that image typically a JPG image, a PDF image, or a ...
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Chrome PDF viewer plugin not working

When I try to view any PDF in Chrome it displays a gray bar over the PDF that moves around when I scroll, but blocks my view of the PDF no matter what I do. Sometimes upon loading the entire page will ...
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How to scan multiple pages into a single pdf in Windows 10?

It can't be so difficult! There are similar questions in this forum but they're years old. Anyone has any smart solution on how to do this in a simple way? I've tried Windows Fax and Scan and the new ...
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Changing printer settings via command line

I have a Brother PT-9800PCN label printer that uses 6mm to 36mm tapes. Is there a way of changing the default paper size (width, length, orientation) via command line? I'm generating 18x113mm and ...
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Digitally sign latex pdf document with CA

I would like to know, if it is possible to digitally invisible sign a pdf created by latex automatically after each time I create the document (I'm using Texnic Center) or after I created the ...
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ocrfeeder export to html - images inadequately big

Using ocrfeeder (tesseract) to recognize a single pdf-page - text (left column), pictures (right column). Exporting to .odt or .pdf gives good result, but if .html is used - figures are ...
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iMac 10.9.5 directory file names

I have a directory which contains files and folders. The folders contain a single pdf file. Each pdf file is named according to the following convention: DDDDD-LLL-LLLL-L-DDD - [random phrase of ...
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Best way to clean up a PDF without increasing file size massively

I scan a lot of A4 notes that I write up, but a lot of my old ones have staple holes in them. Some of these scans also have slight imperfections such as a small dot (dirt) on them, which really bugs ...
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How do I make PDF files to be opened as a Google Chrome application?

I want to use Google Chrome browser as my default PDF reader so I've associated .pdf file extension with the Google Chrome. But I'd also like Chrome to open it as an application window. I know I can ...
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How can I complete a PDF form with Adobe Acrobat Pro so that I can use ISO 8601 (i.e., yyyy-mm-dd) to input date field?

How can I complete a PDF form with Adobe Acrobat Pro so that I can use ISO 8601 (i.e., yyyy-mm-dd) to input date field? By default, it's mm-dd-yyyy or mm-dd-yy: I use Adobe Acrobat Pro XI with ...
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Flatten PDF annotations

There is a similar question, but the answers fail to solve the problem of "flattening" annotations, i.e. turning them from annotations into actual content. One way is to print them to PDF, but that ...
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How to view PDF in Artbox?

I have a PDF, which by default it displays the pages in Trimbox/Bleedbox sizes. But if I "crop" something, clearly you can see that there is an Artbox outside. How can I set the default display to ...
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Convert a mediawiki page to html with the table of contents working

I am looking for a way to convert a page from mediawiki software (basically a web page very similar to wikipedia, or in the printable version) which has a table of contents, to a PDF file with a ...
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Display pdf in presentation mode on a chromebook?

Is there any way to display a pdf in fullscreen presentation mode on a chromebook? I have crouton installed but I want to give a presentation without boot into crouton. I found one chrome extension ...
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Cannot see Save as PDF option in Microsoft Word 2010

When I want to save a document in PDF format I do not see the option in the option list of available formats offered by Ms Word 2010. I understand that this option is included with the product, you do ...
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PDF corrupt after opening and saving in raw text

I opened a pdf in a regular text editor, changed one line of text and then saved it again. It would appear that this caused certain metadata to be corrupted, and i can't figure out how i can get it ...
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Footnote spacing difference between Word and PDF

This is a really bizarre thing.... The footnote spacing in final PDF file is different from the spacing defined in the Word. Why??? I have search a lot but didn't find anything useful. Microsoft ...
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Parts of a pdf file display strange characters on some computers

I'm looking for help for a problem one of our consultants has with a PDF file. I've looked for similar problems, but the closest one "Why do strange characters sometimes appear in PDFs on some ...
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practical way to navigate into index folders for searching multiple pdf files in Windows

while I'm learning for exams i need often to search multiple pdf files for some text. I have done it till now using adobe reader.The Problem is that adobe reader or all other pdf viewers i tried ("PDF-...
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Read pdf with minimum white margin

I have a pdf file which originates from MS Word (*.docx). I want to read / print it out with minimum white margin. I have tried converting the pdf file back to *.docx. Although I can edit the white ...
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Adobe Reader DC - How to open multiple PDF's in once program window?

So I am using this version of Adobe Reader DC on a Windows 7 laptop: However, when I open multiple PDFs, they open as separate windows (or separate instances), rather than in tabs in the same ...
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Adobe Pro OCR for unscanned presentation with embedded text images

I am trying to use Adobe Pro (2015)'s OCR capability to grab all of the text in a presentation. The presentation happens to be in PowerPoint. If I print the presentation and scan it, I can use Adobe ...
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PDF prints upside down (not a duplex issue)

I have a rather large PDF that I need to print out for a meeting (some 110 pages) No problem I've got one of Ricoh's best MFP's here in the office. It will duplex print, hole punch and most ...
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Making text in Word 2010 .docm document and corresponding pdf file appear hidden on view and showing up on print

My question is the opposite to this one: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4717055/hide-text-in-pdf-when-printing. That is I have a Word document (in word 2010 docm format), where I have a footnote ...
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Foxit PhantomPDF: Snapshot to PDF

To my knowledge, the best method to extract a .pdf image from a .pdf report in Foxit PhantomPDF is to: Duplicate the page on which the image exists. Crop the page down. Save the page as a new .pdf....
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“Failed - Server issue” when trying to save a PDF in preview in Google Chrome

I a previewing a PDF using the built-in PDF viewer in Chrome: When I try to save it on my disk, I get a "Failed - Server problem" error message. How is that possible? I thought the PDF had been ...
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how to change color in pdf file

Example of the problem in the PDF file: How can I remove the blue color from this PDF file? Acrobat Reader does not recognize it as background or highlighted text. The pro version allows me to ...
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This action cannot be completed because the file is open in another application - Adobe PDF

I have about 190 Adobe PDF files that contain Cisco CCNA Labs. I have the files in a folder on my desktop called "CCNA Labs". For some reason, I can rename the files without any issues, but as ...
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Opening encrypted pdfs in Ubuntu firefox

I am trying to open an encrypted pdf file in the ubuntu version of firefox. I am offered gedit as a default option, which doesn't work - i just get a stream of incomprehensible characters. I usually ...
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How do I get PDF bookmarks working in all browsers?

I am wondering if anyone can help me with an issue I am having with Chrome and IE. I have a PDF document which has bookmarks on it. I have uploaded the PDF and I have linked a piece of text to this ...
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Better workflow for doc+labeled attachments as PDF?

I often write a document using a word processor, whose output needs to go into a PDF, but after it in that PDF I need several sequences of either other PDF documents or scanned documents, each of ...
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How it is possible to export PowerPoint slides into a PDF from a selection of sections?

I have split my PowerPoint slides into several sections. Now I want to export my slides into a PDF. How can I export only a selection of sections into the PDF? I know the feature of creating custom ...
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Printing in parallel with PDFCreator 1.3 saves different files with same content

I'm stuck on a problem with PDF Creator 1.3 I have more than a single printer installed (different names, same port) I need to print more documents in PDF at the same time through VBScript. When I do ...
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Combining PDF Pages with Form Fields that have the same name

First of all, I have only recently started to dabble with the advanced features of PDF... Quick Backstory: As part of my job, I spend much of my time pre-filling account paperwork with redundant ...
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How do I extract the elements from a container file (ODP, PDF, etc)?

PDF and other container file types like ODP contain several files glued together to a presentation / a document. Is there a way to separate these files after the container has been built? Like from a ...
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Why does printing a PDF from my browser via Nitro PDF plugin suddenly come out almost blank?

I have a desktop running Windows7pro and IE11/Firefox have both stopped printing PDFs properly. Whenever I print or look at the print preview, the page that comes out is almost blank. I get the ...
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Cannot export some parts of a PDF created with autoCAD to text

I have a PDF coming which someone created with AutoCAD from a .dwg. I need to export this back to .dwg (or .dxf) and I am using Inkscape (save as->dxf format). Everything is fine except that text is ...
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Printing multiple Excel tabs as a PDF document

I am trying to get multiple tabs of an Excel document to print as a multi-page PDF document. I activate the tabs that I want to print, and the print preview is exactly as I want it. Currently, it ...
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Google Chrome can't load pdf file fonts

I have a power point presentation saved in pdf. It is available on my server. The problem is that when someone opens it with browser by clicking the link for the first time, all the (Polish) fonts ...
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How to hide the Tool tab in Acrobat Reader?

In Acrobat Reader, how to hide the Tool tab? Tool tab keeps reappearing all the time. Of course by pressing Shift + F4 it will hide, but how to do it permanently.
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How can I make Adobe audio reader ignore certain symbol patterns?

Example: ===== Some question ====== Answer... I am using the read out loud option in adobe reader and in the long run these signs here tend to get super annoying when being read out loud. Is there ...
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Why doesn't ImageMagick's convert actually convert my pdf on docker python:3.5 image? [duplicate]

If you do this: $ docker run --rm -it python:3.5 # apt-get update && apt-get install -y imagemagick wget # convert --version Version: ImageMagick 6.8.9-9 Q16 x86_64 2015-01-05 http://www....
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Nitro Pro 10 shortcut for NextPage

How can I create a shortcut at Nitro Pro 10 for "Next Page"? When I press the button "PgDn" it is not doing the same as when I click at the bottom bar "Next Page" so I want to find a shortcut to be ...
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Finding pages on a webpage that contain a certain link

Google does a good jobs finding relevant information. Say I google: FDA's opinion on ISO-9001 Then it finds a link to a PDF on fda.gov http://www.fda.gov/downloads/MedicalDevices/...
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Read specific page from pdf document and display pdf page to specific user

Every month I have pdf file with 40 pages, and I upload file to folder on webserver. Every user on internal company website have his own page in that pdf file. How to display specific page to specific ...
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Opening a PDF Attachment with an in-document Link

I need to set up a PDF to meet the following criteria: Contains attached PDFs Attached PDFs can be opened with a link (or similar object) within the document itself Opening the new document does ...
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How do I set a default form box text alignment in Adobe Acrobat?

I am running Adobe Acrobat XI on a Mac, OS X Yosemite. When I create a PDF from a DOCX Word document and make it an editable form, the text alignment defaults to Centered. How do I change the default ...
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Deliver PDF Program (booklet) Via Bluetooth or Airdrop or something

I am trying to think of a way to use a internet connected Raspberry Pi with Bluetooth to serve PDF programs (booklets not apps) to people entering a venue. I would like this to save paper and ink and ...