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

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Finding pdf file in cache memory

Whenever we open a PDF file in internet (But do not save it ), in which section of the computer that PDF is stored (windows XP ,Firefox)? I did not find that file in temporary file folder or cache ...
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Print half page or a quarter page

I have a PDF which contains 4 powerpoint diapositives per sheet in landscape mode: Is there a way to tell adobe reader to print half page for each paper sheet? I would like that Diapositive 1 and 2 ...
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xpdf copy & paste and unicode

Since updating to debian jessie I have a problem with copy and paste from PDF files using xpdf: only letters/symbols contained in ASCII are copied correctly. All other symbols/letters are in some way ...
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Using `imagemagick convert`, how do I resize an image and convert it to a centred A4 sized pdf while retaining image quality?

When I convert a png-image to pdf, I have been using convert in.png -page A4 out.pdf to get a pdf where the image quality is retained and the image is aligned to the bottom left corner by default. To ...
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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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How can I set up a batch process for watermarking and printing pdf files?

I want to automate a process of applying individual watermarks to and printing a fair number of .pdf files. My main program for handling .pdf files is Adobe Acrobat Pro XI. Acrobat has a feature ...
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How to convert a 1 page PDF to a 2 page per sheet PDF?

I would like to print a PDF so that on the front of the first page are the first two pages, on the back the 3rd and 4th and so on. ----------------- ----------------- | | | ...
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How to export a PowerPoint slide to PDF without margin?

I have a Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 file that contains a single slide. How can I export it to a PDF file so that the PDF file has no margin? I.e. instead of: I want (if possible with even less ...
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Hyperlinks on images in PDF from Word 2010

I've got a Word 2010 document that I'm trying to convert to a PDF with "Save As...", preserving hyperlinks. Something odd is going on: Hyperlinks on inline text, or images that are inline, work ...
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Where are ghostscript options / switches documented?

I know there is a Ghostscript option, for instance -dPDFSETTINGS=/screen - where is that documented? How can I see what other options it accepts, appart from screen? Also, -dMaxSubsetPct=100 - what ...
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How do I make Adobe Reader the default PDF reader in Chrome?

I installed Chrome 17.0.963.56 on my MAC running MAC OS 10.6.8. I cannot find where to make the Adobe Reader the default in the preferences.
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Windows 7 64-bit PDF thumbnails problem

I cannot see thumbnails of PDF files on Windows 7 64-bit. Is there any solution to this problem?
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Adobe Reader 9.0 will open PDFs in browser with local admin account but not 'regular' user?

Im trying to figure out what permission I am missing to get this to work. Adobe Reader 9.0 allows PDFs to be viewed within an Internet Explorer 8 browsing window. This works perfectly if I sign on ...
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Unable to fill in text in PDF form

I am trying to fill in a PDF form-- but for some reason I am unable to fill in any text? When I try to even Paste some text, even that is not allowed. For reference, I have uploaded the form here on ...
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Searching long PDFs with adobe reader

I am trying to search a very lengthy PDF (8000 pages +) for names. The last time I had the PDF open I could search a name and it would find it instantly. Now everytime I search a name it looks through ...
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Need a fast, reliable PDF Printer [closed]

I need to install a PDF Printer on a system we have. The program is set to automatically print a report, and I want this report printed as a PDF file. It needs to be fast, reliable, hopefully ...
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Adobe reader shows just one document (pdf) at a time [on hold]

Adobe shows just one document (pdf) at a time and close all opened when i close one, how can i see two windows simultaneously, and close just one document?
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Exporting file to pdf from internet, the document its in blank or incomplete [closed]

When i export a file to PDF from internet, the document is in blank or incomplete. Its the same if i download in a PC or opening online. The trouble is only in this PC (Windows 7), and i try with ...
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Problems with Win7 & Adobe Reader

My operating system is Win 7 Pro I have installed Adobe Reader 10.1 when that didn't work, I installed Adobe Reader from the website, latest version. That doesn't work either. I use Microsoft ...
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How can I enable smooth scrolling in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC?

I just updated to the latest Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, and since then, the scrolling in the pdf documents is very poor, it is like lines are jumping on the screen. This problem wasn't in the previous ...
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Adobe reader X, PDF Loud pop-up malfuction?

After instaling Acrobat Reader 10, every time I open a PDF I get a message saying something like "PDF Loud is no longer supported after Reader version 8". Although I click the "Do not show this ...
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Evernote skipping some of the attachment in OneNote during import

As title, I have created about 20 notes in OneNote that I want to import them to Evernote. Each OneNote note contains a pdf files, and some screen capture image. I used the Evernote import function ...
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Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite Finder fails to open pdf w Prieview.app or save with normal icon

Icon is blank "sheet" on all users' file names ending with .PDF. Finder will not open any .pdf files with default "Prieview.app. Info shows prieview is listed with "Open with:" for these files. ...
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How do I force Internet Explorer to download PDF files instead of trying to open them?

On a website that generates PDF reports, Internet Explorer 11 tries to open the PDF file with the associated PDF viewer on my system instead of just saving the downloaded file. I want Internet ...
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Multi-Page PDF Banner/Poster from PDF [on hold]

I'm looking for a utility that will take one large sized PDF, and split it into smaller PDFs for banner/poster printing. Looking for a linux or multi-platform solution. More Background My goal is ...
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Printable version of whole site

I want a printable version of a whole site. I have read How can I download an entire website? and similar answers to download a site, but I want every page as PDF (in my case, I want to save a ...
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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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How to change the font(s) used by a PDF in OSX? Specifically I want to change from bitmap to vector fonts

I have a number of PDFs of scientific papers that I want to be able to read on a Kindle. They look fine on my laptop but on the Kindle they look like low quality scans and are awful to read. As far as ...
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Is it possible to save a One Note notebook as a landscape PDF?

OneNote gives you the option of saving an entire notebook as a PDF file. Unfortunately I can only seem to find a way for it to do this in portrait orientation, which doesn't make a lot of sense for ...
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Getting chapters to start on a new page in a pandoc-generated PDF

%Title %Author #Header 1 Lots of words. #Header 2 More words. ##Level 2 header The above text can be turned into an EPUB file for e-readers with pandoc -o output.epub input.mkd, and it can be ...
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universal print add-on for firefox won't print more than 1 tab

I used it in the past but it seems to lose the ability to print all open tabs. I'm using FF on mac I choose File --> print --> print all tabs a print dialog opens with only 1 page to print how ...
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How can I split a PDF's pages down the middle?

Does anyone know of a good way to split a pdf's pages down the middle into two new pages? To be clear, I'm not trying to split out already existing pages from a pdf; I am trying to create two new ...
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Save Print Job in Queue as PDF

I am trying to print coupons from a coupon website that only allow you to print the coupons once, and of course whenever I want the printer to work the best, the print job gets stuck in the queue. ...
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accessing excel workbook in cloud with hyperlinks

I have an excel workbook that has hyperlinks to PDF documents. This workbook gets updated daily with new hyperlinks to documents. I need to be able to have others access the excel document and be ...
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Printing a PDF consisting of pages of different sizes

I have combined several PDF documents into one using Adobe Acrobat. Some of the original files are 11 x 7 and I cannot get them to print, so the whole document shows up on 8½ x 11, and the borders are ...
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How do I save an image PDF file as an image?

I have a PDF that contains a scan image of a document. I want to save the contents of this PDF as an image so that I can then run it through an OCR program that only accepts .jpg, .png, and .gif type ...
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Powerpoint 2010 - PDF Export stops some hyperlinks from working

When we create a Power Point Presentation and link shapes to slides (as a way of navigating), I've noticed that if we then export the file to PDF some of the shapes no longer hold their hyperlinks to ...
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Batch convert all html files in a directory into pdf files in windows? [closed]

I see one solution so far: http://www.htmldoc.org/ Are there any more out there which are suggested?
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How do I extract Flash content from a PDF file?

I have a PDF file that has a flash file embedded. How can I can extract that SWF from inside the PDF file? Update: I am using Windows 7.
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Why the digital signature is invalid?

I have signed a pdf digitally with a valid certificate installed as a personal certificate in the keystore. When I open the file in my computer the signature is valid and the signer is the current ...
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Printing to CutePDF from command line not working

I followed the instructions at Printing from Windows 7 command line even going as far as making CutePDF my default printer but nothing works. If I go the share route I get a message from dos saying ...
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Create a PDF from PowerPoint with animations

I have PowerPoint slides with visual effects on them, so each line appears after clicking on the screen in the presentation. When I convert them to PDF the slides are mostly empty and only some titles ...
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Bad results converting PDF to EPS on Linux

I'm having some trouble converting PDFs (created by Adobe Illustrator on a Mac) to EPS. I have tried several things but I am wondering if there is a better option. The following list is ordered by ...
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How do I edit the printing margins \ borders of a PDF, in Adobe Acrobat Pro or Soda PDF Pro, in order to print the PDF?

I'm running Windows 7 I have a PDF doc that is a 48 page users manual. I am wanting to print it, but 48 pages would be a waste. So I tried to combine 4 of the PDF pages onto one printed page. I am ...
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Word for Mac keeps converting PDF figures to bitmap

I have a PDF file that I need to use as a figure in a Word document. I can insert the PDF without problems, and I can save the document as a PDF from Word, retaining all detail in the figure. But if ...
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How do I prevent GNOME/openSUSE from changing which screen a program is on?

I'm using GNOME 2.28.2 and openSUSE 11 with two monitors. I keep my file browser on my left screen and my pdf reader on the right screen. When I open a new pdf from the file browser on my left screen, ...
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Highlight all instances of a given word in a PDF.

I want to highlight, preferably permanently, all instances of a search result in a PDF. For example, I want to highlight all examples of the word 'class' in a piece about Karl Marx to make finding the ...
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Allow plugins for local files

Chrome is my standard viewer for PDF files, but it is also configured to "Let me choose when to run plugin content". When viewing PDF files in the internet, I can choose to allow the domain in the ...
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Why is Adobe Acrobat Pro taking up so much space? [closed]

I always notice that Adobe Acrobat takes up a bunch of space, like 2GB or more frequently. I just looked at my home PC and the same program is taking up 5GB. Ugh what? Why? Is there a way I can ...
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Adobe Reader/IE11 File has been moved or deleted

Having issue that I see reference to on various forums where a user clicks on a document from the web that is PDF Format and the file begins downloading and then throws a message that the file has ...