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

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Use Action to batch add full page URL to PDF files

Adobe PDF does not seem to have an Action available to mass add a full page link to all the pages. I know there is possibly a workaround to be able to add a clear button and make it a clickable url ...
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A better Wikipedia page to PDF tool?

I know that Wikipedia has a tool to create PDF out of pages, but I really want a better tool with these functions: Change the hyperlinks to bookmarks inside the article for multipage books if the ...
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How to export from Word for Macintosh 2011 to pdf without losing URLs?

Is there a way to export a document in Word for Macintosh 2011 to an Adobe PDF document without losing the URLs that are present in the original text? The solution for windows does not work as there ...
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How to sync okular annotations between Windows and Linux using Dropbox?

Is there some way I can make Okular store metadata (specifically annotations) in Dropbox, so it is read by Okular regardless of which computer I am using. For example, I have a Linux laptop with lots ...
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Splitting a file provides some sort of encryption?

I was wondering if splitting a file with tools like HJsplit provides some sort of encryption. Imagine I split an image or a pdf in various parts, if someone manage to get just 1 or more parts, could ...
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What are exact settings in Adobe Acrobat “Reduced Size PDF…” relative to “Optimized PDF…”?

Does anybody know what are the exact settings whne saving a PDF document in "Reduced Size PDF..." vs. saving it in "Optimized PDF..."? I know "Optimized PDF..." has different modes like Standard, ...
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Ghostscript and JPEG2000 images

Using gs 8.71, RedHat I'm having trouble converting pdf files that have jpeg2000 images embedded within. Part of the coding is to reduce the pdf image by 10% using the -c <> setpagedevice ...
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Check if PDF files are corrupted using command line on Linux

I have many PDF files on one folder. Is it possible check if one or more files are corrupted (zero pages, or unfinished downloads) using the command line, without needing to open them one by one?
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How to convert a multi-page PDF file to PNG files, with one PNG file per page of the PDF document?

How do I convert a multi-page PDF file to PNG files, and automatically save one PNG file per page of the PDF document (for Windows 7)? I have tried virtual printers (CutePDF, Bullzip PDF Printer) and ...
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How can I split a PDF file into single pages quickly (i.e. from the Terminal command line)?

I have a PDF file 6 pages long that I want to split into 1.pdf, 2.pdf, 3.pdf, etc... Preview does not work for this surprisingly (unless I am missing something). I would love to be able to do this ...
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Improve pdf render speed

What hardware resources (more/better CPU, RAM, or GPU) should be increased to improve pdf render speeds? We need to keep on flipping to next-page of pdf at the rate of 10 page/s and the pdfs contain ...
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How can I open a massive PDF?

I created a massive (7GB) PDF in R, and now every computer/program combination I try and open it with craps out. I'm not even sure why as the entire file fits easily in RAM on more than one of the ...
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Batch update multiple PDFs meta data

I Need to update a lot of old PDFs with newer meta data (File > Properties> Description - Title, Author, Subject...) I have too many to do it manually and could nto find a way to apply the same meta ...
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Copying straight text from latex generated file

I'm trying to do some corrections to a PDF documented generated from latex. To do the corrections I first copy the text out of the PDF. What happens is that in the generated PDF, the words are cut ...
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PDF editor, creator alternatives?

Anyone have any thoughts on the following solutions for PDF alternatives to Acrobat?: Nuance PDF Converter 6 Professional & BlueBeam PDF Revu 7 Standard Nuance is cheaper and seems to have all ...
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Substitute a font in a PDF document

I have a PDF document (not encrypted) with editable form fields. However, the font for those fields is broken: it is missing some glyphs, so when I enter text some gaps appear. How can I modify the ...
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How do I scroll multiple lines (thus faster) in Adobe Acrobat Reader?

When I scroll a PDF with the mouse (two-finger gesture on a laptop to be more precise) the scrolling is way too slow. I am not referring to rendering issues nor some kind of lag. Simply put, the ...
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URLs with hypen - converting MS Word to PDF

I'm writing a document with MS Word for Mac 2011. This documents uses a lot of URLs that are also hyperlinks. When converting the document to a PDF by using the save as... option, the URLs that ...
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How to batch combine JPEG's from folders into PDF's

I have a about 500 folders with images inside. Is there a way I could batch convert this so that I get .pdf files that contain all images inside as pages? EDIT: There should be 500 PDF's created, ...
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PDF & video publishing platform [closed]

In our school, we are considering the setup of an online place where our students could access PDF files and videos owned by the school. Obviously, we do not want it to become a place transgressing ...
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How to convert the html book into a pdf (with bookmarks for toc)? [duplicate]

I downloaded a large HTML-formatted reference document, which contains a number of chapters in separate files. I would like to convert the entire document into a single PDF file, preferably with a ...
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If I replace a PDF file in Google Drive, will the share link stay the same, or will I have to give out a new one? [migrated]

If I replace a PDF file in Google Drive, by dragging a new one into the folder on my hard drive and ok-ing the replace operation when Windows asks, will the share link stay the same, or will I have to ...
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How to remove OCR from a PDF?

I have been searching Google for some time but cannot find an answer to my question. I have unwanted layers of OCR in a document that I recently scanned with Adobe Acrobat. It has not been OCRed ...
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Splitting a PDF document in two without purchasing a PDF editing tool

Acrobat Reader allow us to easily save a copy of the PDF document. How can I save only from page 5 to 10 without purchasing a PDF editing tool? Thanks.
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How to start Adobe Reader with window maximized?

I am using Adobe Reader XI on Windows XP. I use PDFCreator to print documents to .pdf files. I want to have the window maximized whenever I open a .pdf file. I tried the method in: ...
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How can I improve the PDF viewer in Chrome x64

I recently switch to Chrome x64 and found that the old Sumatra PDF plug-in no longer worked. It uses the old Netscape API which is being removed from Chrome, so even if it were ported to x64 it ...
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Why copying a text box in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro does not appear in Ditto's clipboard history?

When I editing the content of a PDF using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro, I noticed that when I copy a text box object, it does not appear in Ditto's clipboard history. Why? To edit the content of a PDF I use ...
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'This application can't be activated when UAC is disabled'

Windows 8.1 64-bit Whenever I click on a PDF URL link it wont open. Instead I get this error message 'This application can't be activated when UAC is disabled'; I have switched my UAC level to ...
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Fit a page to its content in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro?

Is there any way to fit a page to its content in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro? E.g. in the following PDF, I did some content editing and one text box is outside the page: I would like to extend the size ...
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Use Ghostscript, but tell it to not reprocess images?

I have a PDF that has already compressed and somewhat artifact-y images, and I'm using Ghostscript to prepend a title page to that PDF. However, I cannot find any way to tell GS to just use the ...
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How to convert a PDF document to an older version

What software exists can do this conversion? I work with some software that can't handle newer PDFs made with Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro and other newer office programs. Price and platform doesn't matter ...
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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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Converting a Latex PDF into EPUB format [duplicate]

Is there a way to take a technical article in PDF format (which typically contains latex formulas) and convert it into an epub format? I wouldn't have access to the original latex files themselves, ...
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What font is CourierLatin1

I have a pdf I need to, using Acrobat Professional, change a few characters in. The problem is that when I do I get an error message that the font is not available. Viewing properties for these ...
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Opening Files with SLPDF Extension

I have a file with SLPDF extension, it is a locked PDF file but any software can't open it. The file was locked with hardware lock and the tiny manager key creator. I don't have the key and hardware ...
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Printer Job Language --> PDF

I have received a non-human readable file which I would like to make human readable. How would I go about getting the text content from the following file: thufir@dur:~/Documents$ ...
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Can I recover the original image of text after processing by adobe professional OCR?

Someone used (probably) Adobe Professional OCR feature to OCR a scanned pdf file. The OCRed result had some errors, and it added the text result back to the text image in the pdf file, covering the ...
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How can I programmatically change/protect text contents in a PDF so it's no longer copyable text?

I want to do the opposite of OCR, I don't want to turn images into text, I want to turn all the text in a PDF into image so it cannot be casually selected and copied. In Acrobat Pro is fine, but I ...
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Adobe Reader XI doesn't allow the editing of fields in a document after it's been edited?

One of the users at our company has a *.pdf file she received from the state of Pennsylvania. The version of Adobe Reader she is using is Adobe Reader XI 11.0.3. She uses this pdf file to send in ...
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Create PDF showing only legal black bar markup in Word 2013

My Word 2013 document has tracked changes. When I save to PDF, it includes all the tracked change information (including showing deleted text). This is despite me having the view setting configured as ...
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Merge many DJVU files into one file

I have a bunch of DJVU files (1.djvu, 2.djvu, etc). I want to merge these into one single file, either in DJVU format or PDF format. What is the best way of doing that? I am using Windows 7 and have ...
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Combining .msg files into a PDF from file explorer

I have Adobe Acrobat X Standard installed and from within outlook, I can select multiple messages and convert them into a PDF with attachements embedded. A great utility! But, I have a large number of ...
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Scanning and Recognizing Highlighted Text

This question was asked on an Adobe Acrobat forum. I am posting here since I am looking to solve the same task, but don't require that the solution use Adobe Acrobat. Is there a way to print a ...
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What is the maximum length of a PDF document password?

I would like to know what is the maximum length of a PDF document password. I want to know this, for all PDF document versions and encryption modes. For example 40bit, 128bit, 256bit etc.
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Sort files in Windows by name - according to date

I have a bunch of PDF invoices in a folder. They are named according to their dates. For example: 28-02-13.pdf 28-02-14.pdf 28-03-13.pdf 28-06-13.pdf 29-11-13.pdf 30-04-13.pdf 30-04-14.pdf ...
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Batch convert all html files in a directory into pdf files in windows?

I see one solution so far: http://www.htmldoc.org/ Are there any more out there which are suggested?
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answered: error when trying to paste a pdf into Word doc

Problem: On Win7 x64, copy PDF file; in Word 2010 v14.0.6123.5001, try to paste special as icon into docx document, get error: The program used to create this object is Package. That program is ...
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How to change default page print size in chrome

Is it possible to change the default page print size in Chrome? I'm printing the webpage to a pdf file and it seems that the size is letter. I want to be able to change that to A4. Or if there are any ...
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How to open a second instance of the pdf x-change viewer?

Every time I open a new document in the pdf x-change viewer, it gets opened in the same window. I want to place different documents on different places on the screen (independently of each other, not ...
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How do I stop iTunes from defaulting as browser for pdf files?

I don't know if I'm using the correct terminology, but I'm trying to view a PDF file sent to my email and it goes to iTunes's 'books' and I'm not able to open it or view it, or copy to another file to ...