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

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Any way to insert a pop-up text box in a PDF fillable form?

I have created a fillable form in PDF, using Acrobat XI. I did a small experience check to see how the intended users were using it. Well mostly, people started printing it and writing on it. There ...
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Firefox prompts to activate Adobe Acrobat despite “Always activate” enabled

I'm using Firefox v33.1.1 on Windows and I can't get Acrobat reader to activate automatically. For instance, I was trying to view this PDF document and I received the "Activate Adobe Acrobat" screen. ...
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How to optimize process of outlook files (*msg) conversion to .pdf?

The aim is to convert several messages from Microsoft Outlook (2003 and/or 2007 versions) to .pdf files. Condition: One message should generate a corresponding single pdf file. If possible, pdf file ...
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MS Word to PDF. Corrupted tables borders

I´m having problems while saving a MS Word document (.doc OR .docx) to PDF (by saving it directly as PDF from MS Word, printing it with the Adobe printer, etc) on how the tables borders are displayed. ...
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Export custom Google Maps view to vector Format

I have created a custom Google Map including some markers. Now I'd like to export this map as vector Format, including the copyright notices, for printing them at a higher quality as my PNG screenshot ...
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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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Sending MS Publisher Document (or PDF) as Body of Email

I'm helping a friend create a single-page email newsletter for their work and they have a great design in MS Publisher. Is there any way to insert this as the BODY of an email (not an attachment), ...
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How do I edit a PDF in Acrobat if it rather than LiveCycle

I want to edit the the fields of a PDF in Acrobat using Forms->Add or Edit Fields which I know how to use. Unfortunately, a new form I want to edit seems to have been made in LiveCycle designer ...
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How to convert a PDF document to PNG?

Is there a free way to convert a PDF document to a PNG image?
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Is there any word to pdf converter that can handle the the three following things?

Never convert a tabulation into some strange symbol as a square or a rombus? Correctly handle separate content I mean, in my document when I finish one section I do a lot of new lines until I start a ...
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PDFCreator set “PDF Producer” meta attribute

I am trying to find a way to create a PDF using pdfcreator and set the PDF Producer to something other than ghostscript v*. For some odd reason the program I am piping the Pdf file to will only ...
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How/ Can I have a countdown timer/ stopwatch in a PDF?

I'm a teacher who writes presentations using Apple Keynote, exports to PDF, and just presents them in 'full screen mode' on the school's Windows PCs. Often, I set tasks for the students with time ...
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Autosave PDF in MS Word

This question is inspired by my use of LaTeX, where you usually share the generated PDF, not the source file. I want my .docx documents to be source files, with PDFs being the files to share. Thus I ...
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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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Adjust margins of pdf output from google chrome

Here is a screenshot: The page above results from printing this webpage as pdf, I have set the margin option to custom in this case, but as you can see, these margin lines are not respected at all. ...
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Is it possible to delete some pages of a pdf document?

How do I remove some pages of a .pdf file? I tried some tips mentioned in different websites, but to no avail.
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Scribus will not let me set PDF Field to certain fonts

I am using Scribus to design some PDF forms. The paper form the digital form is based from has individual boxes for letter inputs, therefore I want to use fixed width font, like Courier New with a ...
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Adobe Reader 11.0.07 freezes for ~8 seconds when opening a PDF file

Whenever I open Adobe Reader by opening a .pdf file on my system (Windows 7 x64) if the Internet connection is not available (no connection at all, or even wrong Internet settings, like a proxy that ...
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OpenOffice Writer for OSX exported pdf is missing cyrillic letters

I was using OpenOffice for Ubuntu for a while and I have created many PDFs from the same template. I have recently switched to Mac, installed OpenOffice and created a PDF (Export as PDF) from the same ...
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Is there a way to automatically clear filled out PDF forms?

I filled in an online pdf form. After I finished, I closed the window thinking that the form will clear itself since I didn't save it. When I went back to the website and clicked on the form again, ...
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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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Print multiple pdf pages on single paper

I have 4 separate pdf files. I need to print content in those files on a single paper like in below image. Here is my current settings. How can i select 4 page in my pc for printing ?
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Can I somehow search few words at the same time(alternative) in Foxit Reader or Adobe Reader?

Can I search in FoxIt Reader or Adobe Reader several words at the same time. By that I mean can I use logical alternative in any of these readers like : ABC | DEF or ABC OR DEF?
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How can I convert a PDF document to a Publisher document

I have a PDF document with advanced formatting that was created in InDesign that I want to convert to a Publisher document. I have already tried converting the PDF into Word usding the built in Export ...
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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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keyboard shortcuts for chrome pdf viewer for rotate clockwise / anticlockwise

the standard pdf viewer in chrome has shortcuts of zoom in/out, but is there a keyboard shortcut for rotating the pdf clockwise or anticlockwise. if not, can you suggest an alternate pdf extension ...
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How to treat MS:Word tables in pre-press for a book?

I am putting graphics such as EMF and JPG into an MS:Word file for pre-press to print a book by offset, in black & white. But how do I deal with the ordinary tables in MS:Word? I intend to change ...
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Converting from Word to PDF

I have a document that is over 100 pages and in it is a table that is oriented to landscape. When I save it as a PDF the table defaults back to portrait orientation. How do I get the PDF to recognize ...
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How do I transfer PDF files to my iPad to take on a business trip

I'm preparing to go on a week long business trip where I will need access to dozens of PDF files which I have on my work PC. I want to take them on my iPad so that I can read and review them during ...
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Convert PNG to Multi-page PDF

I've seen a lot of posts about how to convert a multi-page PDF to PNG but I'm wondering how I can go in the opposite direction if I have the size of each page I want made.
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Opening many of the same document with preview causes multiple icons in dock

I want to open the same pdf three times with preview so i can have the pdf open in three different places so i can compare the pages side by side. I came across this stack exchange post about how to ...
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Invoice design, not printing to edge of page

We have sales invoice which we need to print on an ongoing basis, I have attached a screen capture of the invoice in Microsoft Word. (http://imageshack.com/a/img673/3535/WHiBNx.jpg) Where the orange ...
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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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Is it possible search mutliple phrases in PDF at the same time?

Is it possible search mutliple phrases in PDF at one time? For instance let's say that I have few literals to look for inside pdf: 0123, BOOM, TAG, LOREM, IPSUM. Is it possible to find them in one ...
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How to make Select Tool mode default instead of Hand Tool in PDF-XChange Viewer?

I am always using PDF-XChange Viewer for PDF viewing, which works great for me. One issue that bothers me a lot is that, by default, it will be in Hand Tool (second button checked in the following ...
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Adobe Reader XI will not launch

I've got the very annoying problem that Adobe Reader XI simply will not open. I can view PDF files in the browser just fine, but PDF files on my computer will not open. The program simply will not ...
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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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In Preview is Mac OS X I can rename a file while it is open. How do I do this in Windows 8?

I rename files as I am looking at them in Preview in Mac OS X. The new filename comes from stuff I am reading in the document. How can I do the same in Windows 8?
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can I create a PDF form that will export the questions and answers to an excel sheet

I want to create a form for my office that asks new clients several questions. I then want to export the filled out form to an existing excel sheet that has all of my clients' names and contact info ...
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How to print each page of a pdf with different page setup?

Say I have a pdf with 10pages. In page 1, I want to print it in single side using tray 1 (A4 white paper). In page 2-6, I want to print them in double side using tray 1(A4 white paper). In page 7, ...
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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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How can I read a PDF document and use a dictionary at the same time?

Could anybody point we to a way how could I read a PDF from Chrome and use a dictionary (e.g. English dictionary extensions from Google)? I wish to double click a word and choose "translate" (or ...
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rendering pdf documents - fonts - HiDPI (High Dots Per Inch) display

I recently bought a new Dell laptop with a high-resolution screen (3200x1800). For my work I have to read and write perhaps 10 hours a day. Coming from a 17 inch 1920x1080 experience, something feels ...
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Convert .pdf file to a .mobi file.with Images and text as normal text

First of all I should ask all the readers to not to mark this as DUPLICATE without going through the whole content. I searched well before posting this, and I found many pdf to mobi question, I think ...
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Linux-based tool to chop PDFs into multiple pages

I've got a bunch of PDF files that have been produced two "real" pages to a single PDF page; I'd like to chop these in half and put each half on a separate page. Essentially, I need something ...
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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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Create PDF with open option Actual Size or 125%

I would like to create a pdf with the following attributes: document Options: Show = Page Page Layout = Single Page Continuous Magnification = Actual Size Open to Page number = 1 There is already ...
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adobe acrobat pro xi save as PDFs optimized using command line?

I have a directory with about 4,570 files that I would like to reduce the size of I have adobe acrobat pro and the save as pdf optimized seems like its doing a good job but obviously I can't do them ...
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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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Adobe Reader - Content Preparation progress

I was wondering recently if is it just me or anyone else noticed it: why Adobe Reader after opening every single document displays "Content preparation" window with progress bar and it lasts for ...