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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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What is the effect of deleting Software Installation Directory? : Related to its later Complete Uninstallation?

I have Roxio Burn installed by default by my IT administrator. Later on I decided to uninstall it because I am rarely burn a CD. However, it seems that I did not do the correct uninstallation ...
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How to print a 'flat' pdf from a text file in PDFCreator?

I want to print text documents to PDF but have the resulting text document be 'flat' i.e. it will not be possible to select any text in the pdf, the pdf will be as if it is an image. is this ...
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PDFCreator renders badly an image with gradients embedded in a document

I have MS-Word 2003 and need to transform a .doc file into a pdf. For this reason, I installed PDFCreator and tried to print to the virtual printer. The pdf file is created, but observing the result ...
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PDF printer which correctly embeds EPS into PDF

I need to convert to PDF a Word document containing embedded vector EPS images (by printing to PDF printer - I use Word 2003). Several years ago I tested some of commercial and free PDF printers and ...
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Remove PDF margins and print 2 pages per side

I print out a lot of pdf articles, and I'd like to use less paper by printing 2 pages per side. But due to the large margins---both from the original pdf file and added by the printing process---the ...
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Embed PNG images in PDF file without bloat [duplicate]

I'd like to save a document as PDF without any loss in picture quality, with sensible file size. PNG images were imported to the Microsoft Word document. The advantage of PNG format is lossless ...
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Best way to Word document files to image and then image to PDF conversion?

I want to convert word .docx files containing images text to pure images and then converter that images to PDF files. Best way i found is send word files to one note, then save one note file as .docx ...
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Great PDF Creators for Mac OS X

Im looking for a Great PDF CREATOR for the Mac, not just an editor, not a program that combines PDFs, but a PDF creator, I have looked at Adobe X Pro, but the price is high to say the least, so Im not ...
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Can't Activate Disabled Foxit Phantom Add-in

Win 8 Excel 2010 Everything is running x86. Foxit Phantom (a PDF Creator) originally gave me a tab at the top of Excel that allowed me to create a PDF right away . . . that tab is now gone. When I ...
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Need solution to create PDF/Document using Command line? [closed]

I am looking for an open source solution that can create PDF/.Doc files from html/text/postscript using command line, preferably HTML-PDF.
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How do we make PDFs reflowable?

I read news that Adoble released some Mobile SDK that would make PDFs reflowable. Is such technology out yet? Does involve converting a standard PDF to a reflowable? If so, how do we do it? Or is it ...
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Create PDF with print page scale of none

I need to generate a pdf document that has the Print Options of Page Scaling set to "None" or "Actual Size" This setting in the document would mean that the default when you open the document in ...
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Free PDF printers produce ugly images?

Both PDF Creator and Bulldog PDF Printer produce terrible looking on-screen results with simple images in Word documents (haven't tried from other applications). By simple images, I mean GIF, JPEG or ...
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Is there a better program than PDF Creator Plus 5.0? [closed]

The company I'm working for uses PDF Creator Plus 5.0 to create multipage PDFs. However, the program is pretty terrible. It frequently runs out of memory (I'm not totally sure what it even means by ...
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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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How to print page as PDF using PDF Creator of a Google Chrome page not in image format?

Well, when I print some pages of websites on my Firefox or Internet Explorer using PDF Creator printer, in the result PDF I can select text and copy/paste it as a common text... But why in Chrome all ...
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Watermark in PdfCreator

I printed a document in Word to PdfCreator with a watermark. The word DRAFT looks good in Word, but PdfCreator prints the watermark with a tile pattern and is not smooth. Anyway to make PdfCreator ...
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Are there any cons or missing features in Nitro PDF Professional versus Adobe Acrobat?

I've been looking into alternative PDF creation software such as NitroPDF. It seems like a bargain at $99 a license compared to $300 for Acrobat. The feature comparison page gives a list of things ...
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How to use any application on the command-line?

There is this software called doPDF which can convert images, word, poweropoint, excel files into pdf. http://www.dopdf.com/ How do I make use of this awesome tool in the command line so that I can ...
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Is there a way to make pdf file printed from PDFCreator smaller?

Today I use PDFCreator to print my document but the result file is very big (>50Mb). I expect it to be only less than 15Mb as normal pdf file. Am I doing something wrong? How can I make the result ...
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Word files to PDF w/o losing image quality

I will admit I am a total noob when it comes to this. I have a Word 2010 file that has images and when I do either Save As PDF or print using a PDFCreator, I always get images with jagged diagonal ...
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Printing to PDFCreator from Crystal Reports embedded in a Visual Basic Program

I've got a legacy app, written in VB6, using Crystal Reports 8 (not 8.5 - just 8). What I need to do is to figure out how, programmatically, to generate or export a PDF version of a report. ...
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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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Stop PDFs made by PDFCreator with Epson printers being enlarged

I'm using PDFCreator to create PDF files but when I print these files on my Epson printer, it automatically enlarges the original file so that it cannot fit one single page. I tried on different ...
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Stitch multiple PDF's together

I am looking to stitch together multiple PDF's together into one file. Is there a program/way (open source prefered) that can do this for me with little hassle? If you share a program please give ...
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Free PDF merging / compilation software for Windows 7

I have 48 large files (created in Photoshop CS2 and saved as PDF) at around 94MB each that I need to merge and compresses and still have high quality for printing. What free or cheap software is ...
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Trying to package a directory of images into a pdf

I have large image directories that I want to quickly package into a single pdf for portability across pretty much all devices. Following the instructions of other questions I have tried a variety of ...
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Generating PDF via command line in PDF Creator doesn't work, works in GUI

I'm using PDF Creator on Windows 7 and am having problems generating some PDFs from the command line that I don't when using the GUI. I am using the following command, and my purpose is to use the ...
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How to create professional looking PDFs?

I've always created dumb looking pdfs by just writing a word doc and converting it into pdf. Now, I want to write an e-book and I want it to look professional like other e-books. How to create ...
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DEP (Data Execution Prevention) Error running PDFCreator

Someone complained to me that they get DEP errors in XP when running PDFCreator. I have never had such an issue. I looked on the sourceforge forum for PDFCreator and it seems some people do have this ...