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

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Command “find” -exec replacing string

I'm trying to find JPG files in a folder tree to execute the command "" to transform it to PDF. The problem is that the code I am running leaves the file in the same directory and I want to move it ...
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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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Convert many images to one PDF

How can I convert about 100 PNGs to one PDF on a Mac? I'm open to using the command line if it helps. I have tried using iPhoto, but it quits, not sure why. Saving from Preview doesn't quite do what ...
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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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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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How to make text/elements visible only in editor view in Microsoft Word 2010

I'm creating a template document for a client in Word 2010. I'm trying to implement some instructions in the document, so that if the file is either printed or exported as a .pdf file, those ...
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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 remove a watermark from a PDF file?

I thought this would be a simple task, but it turned out the other way. The watermark is the very same (overlapping, but transparent) image on every single page. I created the PDF file myself (so no ...
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cross platform PDF reader - remember last state [on hold]

I want to be able to read the same pdf on multiple platforms and each time I begin reading or stop reading, the reader remembers where I left off. I would like to be able to read on a OSX, Win7, and ...
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Unpaper only processing first page?

I'm trying to use unpaper to process some PDFs that I have. But unpaper only seems to process the first page everytime. I'm using Mac OS X Yosemite. Here's my process: I scan in the document in PD ...
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Looking for simple Windows scan (multiple pages) to one PDF application?

I would like to find some simple scan software for a Windows machine that can scan to PDF, but I would like it to do batch or multiple pages into one big PDF. I saw a couple questions on scan to ...
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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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Combine/merge PDF files in Windows? [closed]

Is there a painless way to combine/merge PDF files in Windows? I understand that pdftk will do it on Linux.
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Increment a number in a PDF

Is there a way to increment a number in a PDF everytime it is opened/saved? I have a 'mechanic report' PDF which need to be filled with worked hours and what was done and additionally i need this ...
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PDF looks different in Photoshop

When i save a .psd to a Photoshop PDF, some fonts don't look like they looked in Photoshop. They are not completely filled like they are in Photoshop. See the attachments: This is how it looks like ...
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How to print (PDF) for book-like binding?

How to print (PDF) for book-like binding? This means, that pages should be reordered complex way and located on sheets appropriately, according to folding and gathering (into sections or quires)? ...
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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 do I export an email to PDF from Outlook?

I found this link on the Office website that explains how print a PDF in all apps except Outlook https://support.office.com/en-IN/article/Save-as-PDF-d85416c5-7d77-4fd6-a216-6f4bf7c7c110 Question ...
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How to create PDF bookmarks from Microsoft Word?

I have a PDF file which I converted From Microsoft Word. Actually I'm working on an eBook and now I want to publish it as a PDF. How do I create PDF bookmarks, either through Word or through editing ...
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Add Right-Click Save as PDF in Windows Explorer

I'm looking for a way to be able to add some options to the Right Click Context menu in Windows 7. I really don't have much experience in programming much but I am very eager and willing to learn. ...
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adobe acrobat reader - how to save your place?

I'm trying to read an ebook in adobe acrobat reader and I want to save the position I'm at between computer reboots / closing reader. How can I save the page I'm at, or even better auto save? Is ...
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Windows 7 batch command-line to save as .pdf file for word 2013 .docx file

I need a fastest way to save my report .docx file to .pdf when never I have a new updated versin to send to others. I'm tired of using the mouse clicking File - Save as - Browse for location Is ...
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Ever since Firefox got updated to version 30 I get annoying permission messages to open pdfs

Every time I try to open a pdf with Firefox, I get After I click on it the following opens up I press "Allow and remember", but it does not remember. How can I ensure that it remembers?
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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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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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When running Adobe Acrobat's OCR on a PDF document, which downsampling produces a higher quality: 600 dpi or 72 dpi?

I have a large PDF document that consists of scanned pages of a textbook. I want to run Adobe Acrobat 9's text recognition function on it, but I'm presented with this menu when I do. I'm confused ...
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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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Extract images from damaged pdf

I have a pdf file that consists of a set of scanned images of a book. It is part of a series that is available here. Most of these work fine. The URL for the problematic file is here. The file won't ...
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Comodo Dragon browser does not open pdf files

I am using Comodo Dragon browser on Windows 8.1 and whenever I open a pdf file it automatically prompts me to choose a location for saving the file, instead of opening it within it as I wish. How may ...
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How to copy text from PDF and paste into word without keeping the source format and linebreaks? [duplicate]

When I copy 2-3 paragraphs from a E-textbook PDF file and paste it to MS word,the new line(line breaks) in PDF also appears in MS word even though .It means a new line in PDF also becomes a new line ...
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Can't convert PDF into image, because of 'no images defined' error

I've the following PDF file: http://www.fmwconcepts.com/misc_tests/pdf_tests/test.pdf But when I'm trying to convert it via: $ convert test.pdf test.png I've the following error: convert: no ...
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PDF - removing usage restrictions

I have several PDF documents which have the "no copy" and "no print" restriction bits set. Are there any free tools for removing such restrictions, on Linux? (Please do not suggest pdf2ps | ps2pdf; ...
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How do I correct the order of page thumbnails in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro?

When I opened a document in Adobe Acrobat XI Pro and looked at the Page Thumbnails, I found the thumbnails are numbered from right to left (instead of the English left to right). How do I correct the ...
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Visio - Save Large Drawing to Single Page PDF

I have a large Visio diagram that spans multiple pages according to the print area. However, I would like to save this to a PDF file and have it only display as a single page in the PDF. My users ...
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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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Print a secure PDF to a file using a PDF printer

I have a secured PDF document that allows printing but not saving. So printing to a real printer will work but using a PDF printer to save it won’t work. Is there a way to fool Acrobat Reader to ...
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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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repair corrupted PDF

I have already looked at: Repair corrupt PDF and Rescuing a possibly corrupt PDF in Acrobat I tried ghostscript on both OS X and Windows. OS X gs gave the following error: GPL Ghostscript 9.06 ...
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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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Does Acrobat XI Pro Win ESD support fillable form fields from a CSV?

At work I had an old version of Adobe Acrobat Pro, version 9, which I used combined with some Actionscript and batch actions to fill in form fields using a csv file and finally outputting to one pdf ...
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Convert THOUSANDS of Word (doc) to PDF [duplicate]

I have roughly 30,000 .doc files that I need to convert to PDF. What's the best way to go about this? I have every flavor of OS you can think of...
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Printing a PDF results in garbled text (sometimes)

We have a system that renders a report as a PDF, and displays it in the browser for the user. In the browser, the document always appears to display fine, but when printed on one machine, it ...
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How to properly convert a PDF to Mobi with Calibre?

I know how to convert PDFs using calibre the simple way. Just pressing convert and thats's it. But how can I actually convert the PDF to a "richer" .mobi? I would like to take the images, headline ...
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Batch-convert Word-documents to PDF's

Is there free a way to batch-convert many Word-docs - and just have them saved as [originalfilename].pdf?
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How to export a table from inside a PDF into a spreadsheet?

I want to convert this PDF which contains a table, into an Excel-compatible spreadsheet for the purposes of making flash cards. Does anyone know of an automatic way to do this without manually ...
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How can I extract text from a table in a PDF file?

I am trying to implement an algorithm described in an academic paper, which I have in PDF format. The algorithm includes a table of 256 entries that I want to copy to my implementation. However, I ...
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unable to open pdf document [closed]

I have recently encountered a problem when trying to open most of their pdfs that they have been referencing for years on pc. Adobe reader sas "Adobe Reader could not open 'file.pdf' because it is ...
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Is it possible to create bookmarks for PDF automatically?

I downloaded a big PDF and it contains NO BOOKMARK! I am using Foxit Reader to view it. Is there any automatic approach to create bookmarks?
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Batch metadata and text extraction of pdf files

I have a set of PDF files, all of which contain text. However, some of these files were somehow not created properly; the selectable text is not searchable or convertible to plain text (the resulting ...
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How do I find corrupted PDF files?

I have near about 116222 .pdf files. Among them I need to find out the corrupted files. Is there any software (free or paid) to get the files which are corrupted – or vice versa, get those ...