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

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Enable Print PDF as Image makes printing fast?

While printing heavy PDF files ( Most of the time layered ones )choosing print as Image option will decrease the printing/processing time ? Scenario : In my organization Users working in AutoCAD ...
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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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Get pixel coordinates of cursor in PDF?

How can I see the page-relative pixel coordinates (x,y) of the cursor while viewing a PDF? A solution for Windows, OS X, or Ubuntu is fine. I know this can be done in Photoshop, but I don't own ...
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How to split a PDF onto multiple pages on command line?

How can I split (tile?) one huge PDF onto multiple pages? The result can be one PDF with multiple A4 pages or several A4 PDFs. Although I generated the PDF with dot I would like to have this problem ...
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How to Take Screenshots /Save a web page as PDF

How to save a page as pdf or take screenshot of the entire page which has height longer than viewport Provided Right Click is disabled /If tried to override it .It disables the content to be ...
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Split pages of scanned PDF

I have a scanned PDF (two vertical pages on one horizonatal page). How can I split them to be single pages in Adobe Acrobat Pro Extended?
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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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Password-protected PDF not opening on Linux

I have a PDF document (from the British Library via interlibrary loan) which is password protected via some sort of remote validation of the password. I tried to open it on Ubuntu 14.04, which ...
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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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Extract first page from multiple pdfs

Have got about 500 PDFs to go through and extract the first page of. They then need to go through some time consuming conversion process so was hoping to try and save some time by have a batch ...
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How can I split in half a double-page scanned PDF in a single pass?

I have a scanned course and it has two pages, consecutive are showing as one page, how can I automatically split all the pages in one pass. Usually this is done by cropping odd and even pages and then ...
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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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Which software allows you to annotate pdfs on Mac? [on hold]

Which software allows you to annotate pdfs on Mac? I already know Preview but it is not very handy when taking notes during a lecture. An environment such as Powerpoint comments would be ideal. (Cf. ...
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How do I change page scaling while printing a PDF on Windows 10?

I deal with a lot of poster-sized PDF files. In older versions of Acrobat Reader, when printing you could change the scaling (so it would shrink to one page, or split across multiple printer pages). ...
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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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How to convert GEDCOM files produced by Family Tree Maker to PDF?

Is there a program that will allow me to convert Gedcom files to jpeg or pdf? Using a family history program (Family Tree Maker version 9) I have produced the Gedcom file but can't find a way to ...
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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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trying to create a new pdf from scratch with adobe acrobat

I'm using Adobe Acrobat Pro XI and when here's the prompt I'm initially presented with: I click on "Create PDF" and I get an "Open" dialog. I figure maybe it'll create the PDF when it doesn't ...
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What Adobe Acrobat alternatives have PDF signing features

We use Adobe Acrobat at work for creating signed PDF documents. Currently run Adobe Acrobat 6 Professional to sign these documents. Acrobat Reader will not sign PDFs. Is there any non acrobat product ...
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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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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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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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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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Change border color of Okular annotations

Inline Note annotations in Okular (the default PDF reader for the KDE desktop) only allow me to modify the highlight color by default, but I want to modify the border color of those annotations too. ...
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Modify Okular highlight to automatically copy highlighted text into comment

Despite what old SE questions state, the PDF software Okular can now write annotations directly to the PDF. This makes it very useful in conjunction with Docear for annotating academic literature. ...
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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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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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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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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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Saving PDF from word - makes random bold paragraphs

I have a 70 pages word document with many formulas, graphs and images. It moves real slowly (compared to other open word documents on the same computer). But the main problem is that when I save and ...
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PDF Reader with continuous horizontal scrolling? [closed]

I have a specific use case for pdf reading, which I'm struggling to fulfill. I frequently read magazines on my (Windows/Linux) tablet (hybrid, actually). Since the screen is relatively small (16:9 ...
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Extract images in PDF without affecting the resolution?

My problem is I am tasked to extract images from a 640-paged PDF file. Majority of which are charts and tables with texts. Doing a simple copy and paste makes the image lose its resolution and the ...
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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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oxps to pdf or image - Linux

I've been trying to solve the problem of converting an .oxps file to .pdf or other file format. Any solutions for Linux out there? I've been searching around and cannot come up with much thus far. ...
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PDF Report Viewer in Chrome displays actual project filename

In the latest version of Chrome, when a PDF report gets downloaded and displayed in the browser from our web application, the actual project filename appears on the PDF toolbar. Is there a way to ...
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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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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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Export word document with 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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Why doesn't ImageMagick's convert actually convert my pdf on docker python:3.5 image?

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 ...
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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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Can't insert PDF as object into WORD

I drag a .pdf file to a word document and get - The program used to created this object is AcroExch. That program is either not installed on your computer or it is not responding. To edit this ...
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How Can I Convert Github-Flavored Markdown To A PDF

I have recently started learning Markdown for use with documentation, and need to print out a few of my Markdown pages. I would like to use a command-line, Terminal, etc. utility that allows me to ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Split PDF document from command line in Linux?

I would like to extract page ranges from a PDF document into a new PDF document using the command line in Linux. Note that: Pdftk - The PDF Toolkit fails for me with: $ pdftk input.pdf cat 1 ...
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Export Microsoft Word document for Adobe Acrobat signature

When I save a MS Word document (.docx) as a PDF, I am not able to sign it in Adobe Acrobat. Is there a way to export an MS Word doc to a signable PDF? Third party products are an option as well.
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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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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 ...