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

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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 Specific 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 ...
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How can I create a PDF with a different full-page background image for each page, perhaps using Word 2011 or OpenOffice Writer 4?

I've searched and seen how I can create a watermarked Word document with a background image that applies to the whole document. What I have not yet found, for Mac Word, 2011 OpenOffice 4.x, or other ...
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How to select all the text in all pages of a pdf using Adobe acrobat 11?

I am trying to change font of a pdf document (which contains 1000 pages) from Times New Roman to Calibri. When I am selecting "Select All" or Ctrl+A, it selects only the text in that particular ...
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How can I read out internal pdf creation/modified date with Windows PowerShell?

PDF files seem to have a separate set of file properties which contain (among others) a creation date and a modified date (see screenshot here: ...
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Adobe acrobat won't attach PDF files to email if not saved?

I print to PDF and I want to send that newly created PDF to someone via my Outlook email. But if I do not save it first (which I want to avoid doing) I get Adobe acrobat cannot connect to the email ...
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Automatically export office documents to PDF on save? [closed]

Is there any kind of option, plugin or third-party tool that can cause a Word or Powerpoint document to be automatically exported in PDF (or other format), to a specific pâth, upon save? I'm asking ...
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How do I open a pdf file with PDF X-Change Viewer so that I can still modify the pdf source?

Whenever I open a pdf file with PDF X-Change Viewer it locks up the source pdf file to edits. Is there a way to open the pdf (with PDF X-Change Viewer) so that it doesn't lock-up the source file --- ...
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Restoring text outside of view of the PDF document

Is there any way to change the margins on a PDF document or somehow change the way it displays so that the contents aren't cropped to fit the A4-like page? I have a PDF in which two words of every ...
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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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Firefox Android - Save as PDF with multiple pages

I am using the save as PDF functionality from Firefox Android. Even when there are manual page breaks, it tries saving the document as a single page. Any way to get it to print multiple pages ( as ...
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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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Adobe replaces my fonts with generic Adobe fonts

I put together a document in Microsoft Publisher and used the font Tittilium. I clicked Save As and selected Save As PDF from the list. The problem is that the rendered PDF has the wrong fonts in ...
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Extract U3D object from PDF

PDFs can contain embedded U3D objects. See this one for example - http://www.carare.eu/eng/content/download/2601/20492/version/1/file/Castle_of_Bouvignes_Belgium_landscape.pdf Is there a way to ...
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Edit document text woes

I have a PDF file, I would like to remove some text. I am using Adobe Acrobat X Pro. I chose Tools Recognize Text ClearScan Then I choose Tools Content Edit Document Text However when I ...
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Align text boxes in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

I have a PDF with a table on contents where each line is it's own text box object. I want to align these objects with each other but I can't find a way to do this. There is no "align" command and I ...