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

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Acrobat XI Pro not responding issue

System Spec Windows 7 Professional x64 (all updates installed) Acrobat XI Pro including updates Sata III HDD nVidia GTX 470 Asus P6X58D-E : link to asus page 24GB of RAM Corsair PSU These are from ...
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How to convert djvu file to pdf or other more common file format?

I have downloaded file which is in djvu format. I want to convert it to pdf or some other more common format, so I can read the document from other devices (e.g. my phone etc). I found a conversion ...
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How to automatically open “saved” pdfs in system viewer on chrome?

As discussed in ghacks and slashdot Chrome no longer lets you automatically open downloaded pdfs in your System viewer. In general, I like using the built-in Chrome PDF viewer, but for some longer ...
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Export high resolution png to PDF

I have a nice high resolution PNG. (Download from Dropbox) When I paste this into a new Word document, it looks good. I can't zoom in more than 500% but at that zoom level all lines are smooth, as ...
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Dedupe drawing objects in SVG/vector graphics files

I have an exported image consisting of ~35000 objects (the only way to get it out of the source application was as a copy-pasted "metafile"). By pasting into libreoffice draw and converting to ...
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How to improve quality of PDF text files on Mac

I have a text document in PDF format, 200 pages, which I need to edit. I thought about doing OCR, but the quality is not really great, and OCR does not work well. Then I wonder whether I could somehow ...
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How can I set my own bookmarks in a PDF?

I would like to save several bookmarks in a PDF document I'm reading, so that each time I open the PDF, I could re-browse to certain locations. How can I do this? Ideally, I would be able to assign ...
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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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Retrieve colors from PDF

I have PDF files for designs and I'm wondering if there is any way I can extract the colors (as RGBA, RGB or HEX). The best would be to annotate the PDF with the colors. A command line tools would ...
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Generating Thermal Printer (Zebra Printer) Sized PDFs for FedEx Labels

Background I own a company which does a lot of FedEx Ground shipping. We have a 3rd party fulfillment center, which stores some of our inventory and at our request ships it. Zebra/Thermal printers ...
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Joining two pdfs with slightly different page size with pdfjoin under Linux or Mac

I'm trying to merge multiple PDF files by using pdfjoin. However the joined PDF is not right beacuse orientation for some text is changed. I have checked all options of pdfjoin, enforcing orientation ...
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How to remove a word multiple times in Acrobat?

I am looking at a pdf document with about 300 pages and each one of those pages contains the word "test", which I'd like to remove. So I am using Tools - Protection - Search & remove text in ...
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“Column Handler” for number of PDF pages in file manager; Also, Acrobat XI

I'm not exactly sure what terminology to use... In some advanced file manager apps (such as xyplorer2, XYplorer, or Total Commander) you can define your own columns for extra file information in ...
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10.8 Is there a way to jump to the top or bottom of current page when viewing a PDF in Preview?

To be clear, I am not asking for function right, which sends me to the end of document or space, which scrolls one screen height. If I am viewing page 31, I want to jump so that the top of 31 is at ...
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Epub not opening and giving error [on hold]

please help me! I am doing course from a institute in which i got app from institute in which i can read books by them, but problem is this that the app which i installed in my nexus 7 is really ...
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To save a website with PDF file automatically [on hold]

i have to download 1000 PDF from website i use Document.ExecCommand its only save the text files but image or PDF files not save on local pl z help me to solve this here my code function saveIt(){ ...
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How to open 2 Adobe Reader instances?

I would like to see simultaneously pages in the beginning of the document and at the end. I can do that by opening the same document on different windows. But when I try to do so, the first instance ...
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Problems with pdf in stackedit.io [on hold]

I was using stackedit.io to write up a paper, but I'm having problems converting it to a pdf document. I have used this website before and it worked fine, but it's not working anymore for some reason. ...
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Adobe Acrobat 11: how to select, move, edit objects

In Acrobat 9 pro, there was this neat little tool Edit Object (Touch Up), that gave you the possibility, to click on separate words of text while holding CTRL, and when the selection was made, then ...
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pdf viewer / reader with multi-core support? [closed]

Which pdf reader/viewer supports more than one core to render and search through pdf files? evince does not okular does not Adobe Reader does not Xpdf crashes on all my tested pdf documents ...
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How to make equations selectable in PDFs exported from Word?

I'm working in Microsoft Office Word 2007. I exported a document to PDF, but the equations aren't selectable, only the text. It looks like this, if I select a sentence: How can I export my ...
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How do I print a booklet with double pages

I tried to print this booklet for a couple of minutes now, but I'm kinda stuck. I already adjusted to print in duplex and left stapled (I know that's not right) but I can't figure out how to split ...
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Search text within multiple PDF files

I'm using Windows 8.1. Say I have 100+ .pdf files in one directory. Is it possible to search for a keyword or string within all these files? As opposed to one-by-one?
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Why does player software fail to play movie in Acrobat Reader (Windows 7)?

I have created a pdf using beamer including movies by using the instruction: \movie[width=10cm,height=7cm]{Title}{videoname.avi} For previous versions of Acrobat Reader, I have never had a problem ...
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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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Adobe Reader XI and Acrobat X will not open

Just a few days ago, Adobe Reader XI and Acrobat X stopped opening. When I try to open a pdf or either one of these programs the cursor would show a busy icon for a few seconds and stop. Each time I ...
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Save/print custom range to pdf-file

I have a pdf-file where every odd page is in English, and every even page is in French. I'm only interested in the English pages, and therefore want to create a new pdf where all the French pages are ...
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Extract multiple PDF forms into once excel file

I have a one page PDF file which is used by our users for registration. Is there anyway I can extract form values from all the PDFs filled out by users in a single excel file, at once?
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Why does Word 2010 create such huge PDF files?

I have noticed only now that my Word 2010 (docx) documents that are just a single page long and include a simple WMF vector graphic and a bit of text are almost 1 MB large. The Word document is only ...
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How can I convert a large PDF to PNG?

I want to convert a very large PDF file (>2GB) to a PNG (or JPEG) file so that it is easier to open and look at. I want to do that without opening the PDF file since it is too large to be opened. Is ...
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Word 2013 PDF - The export failed due to an unexpected error

Like this post for Word 2007, we can't save our Word 2013 document to PDF and simply receive a generic error: Is there any way to troubleshoot this error? Playing around with the conversion options ...
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Word 2007 - Save as Pdf gives error

I have created a MS Word document in 2007. When I try saving/publishing it in PDF format it gives me the following error: The export failed due to an unexpected error Can someone please guide me ...
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Combining files into PDF produces smaller file

I have a few jpg images that are around 50 MB all together, saved in PS at 12 quality. When I combine them into a PDF with Acrobat I get a tiny 5 MB file. Now I'm new to acrobat, but I looked around, ...
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How can one convert a Word form to a PDF form while preserving fields?

I have a Word source document which I'm using to create a PDF form. The first go-round, everything is fine because I can let Acrobat Pro auto-create all the fields. That feature is actually pretty ...
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How can I use Keynote to present a PDF file?

I want to use Apple Keynote on Mac OS X to present a PDF document (which was made using Adobe InDesign). Especially the next-page-view is handy. As Keynote can only import single PDF pages, how can I ...
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PDF with type 3 fonts looks better after pdf2ps: how can I convert it back?

I have a PDF from someone else that uses type 3 fonts and so is almost unreadable on screen (example: http://cseweb.ucsd.edu/~goguen/pps/tcs97.pdf ). If I run pdf2ps on it and open the PS in evince, ...
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Where should I install Emacs on Windows 7 as a standard account without admin priviliges for LaTeX pdf output?

I've been able to get Emacs running by putting it in the /Temp directory, but I'd like to be able to export my Org files to Latex pdfs, and I haven't been able to work that out yet, (I don't have ...
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Open the same pdf multiple times

Is it possible to open the same PDF multiple times with adobe reader? Atm i abuse Firefox for this task.
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How to merge multiple PDF files onto one page with pdftk?

I have a range of PDF files 1.pdf, 2.pdf, etc. that I would like to merge into one file, with all the PDFs tiled on one page. Currently, I have tried pdftk to merge these files, but they are put on ...
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Mac Office PowerPoint save as PDF with hyperlinks

I'm using Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 to create a presentation, and want to save the document in PDF form. However, when I save the file using Mac's print dialog, hyperlink information is lost in the ...
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Can't export comments of comparison between two PDFs, receiving error about “Tagging”/Tagged PDF

In Acrobat Pro I am receiving an odd error when attempt to export the comments on two compared PDFs: When the PDF was created, the content in it was not Tagged. Exporting comments into a Word ...
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Export sheets and defined range to PDF

I'm trying to select these sheets in my project: Forside, Begrundelse, handelspris, dokumentation. In my dokumentation-sheet is a range defined in pages and I don't know how to add the defined page ...
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MS Publisher cannot save the file to PDF with crop marks

I am unable to save (i.e. export) the file to PDF using MS Publisher, when I include crop marks in my printout. Saving the file otherwise works, but when I include crop marks, it simply fails with ...
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Creating fillable, saveable PDF in OpenOffice.org results in garbage

I've been creating beautiful fillable PDFs using OOo Writer under Ubuntu for a few years. However, I've recently been asked to make them saveable rather than just printable. So, I go to my ...
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Word document changes after saving as pdf

When i save my word-document as pdf, the word document changes. The changes which happen are: insertion of an extra table, and change in margin on that same page. The pdf looks like the word ...
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Converting a scanned pdf to a compressed PDF with binary (2 level) image

I have many old scanned PDFs which take up too much space on disk. I have tried many PDF compressors available on the web. All of them ask me what compression to use for color images, and what to ...
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How to protect Adobe Acrobat XI files?

I want to protect the content of some PDF files (copy, edit, print). I tried to use password protection but it can be broken easily using tools like this. Looks like they use standard encryption ...
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Adobe Acrobat: How to batch to combine multiple pdf files?

I have 3 folders: Folder 1 Folder 2 Folder 3 In each folder I have 5 pdf files: Folder 1 file1.pdf file2.pdf Folder 2 file1.pdf file2.pdf Folder 3 ...
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Compiling pdfs from LaTeX in emacs

I'm using auctex in Emacs, and call C-c C-c. This compiles me a DVI, which looks great, and is exactly right, and also a PDF which... doesn't - it essentially has none of my text or formatting, and is ...
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How can I write on a PDF with the free version of OneNote?

OneNote has become free recently. I wonder, how I can write (making hand-notes, using my digitizer) on a PDF with that fancy tool? I've searched for an import function, but I didn't found any.