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Rapidly viewing thousands of PDF files on Linux [closed]

I have many thousands of PDF files in a directory, and I need to quickly view them one-by-one. I want to be able to open one, look at it, and then quickly (like with a single keypress) move on to the ...
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Inexpensive way to support fonts required by pdf so it can be viewed using Preview

I have a few PDFs that do not display correctly in Preview, but do so in Adobe Acrobat, using a Macbook Pro. I would like to be able to view these using Preview, so I want to either A.) modify the ...
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OS X Print a PDF without the background image

Using either Preview or Acrobat Pro, is there a way to print a PDF without the background image? I know that in Acrobat Pro I can save the PDF as a Word document without the background but that's ...
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Mac Preview resets pdf position to first page always

On Mac, Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8.4), I open a few pdf files with Preview. I can see all the pdf documents on the left side. I click on one (say abc.pdf), and then in the reading area I scroll down. ...
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About the security of adding a signature to a PDF file

We can add a "bitmap" or image signature to a PDF file, either by using Adobe Acrobat or by Mac's Preview app, but I wonder, besides always encrypting it with a password before sending it by email to ...
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Apple Automator “New PDF from Images” maintaining same filename

I will potentially have 26k of old legacy PICT images to transfer first to PDF for migration. I am using Apple Automator and also the "Dispense Items Incrementally" to loop through it. However, I ...
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Can Copy and Paste from PDF have no “forced” hyphenation?

I found that if using Acrobat 10 to copy and paste to my gmail, the text will be all messed up, but if I use Mac's Preview app to copy and paste to gmail, then the text is 99% good -- with the heading ...
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Add a Header to Every Page in a PDF?

Is there a way to add a small header to every page in a PDF on OS X? For example, some option in Preview or something? Maybe even something in AppleScript, etc? I have a 200+ page PDF file and need ...
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443 views

Libre Office/Writer PDF export: white borders appear between lines even after setting borders to none

My document prints okay (exactly as it appears on the screen in Libre Office), but when I export to PDF and view the PDF on screen there are white borders around each text or picture object. Here's ...
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2 Page view in Preview shows the right page on the left and left page on the right?

I have a pdf that I am reading in Preview and I would like to view it in 2 page mode as many pages reference illustrations on the next page. However, when I enable 2 page mode, the left page is put on ...
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Pixelated PDF in Apple Preview slideshow mode, but not in regular window

I have a PDF which is a presentation exported from OpenOffice. Two of the slides in this presentation have embedded .eps graphs. When I run the presentation using Preview's slideshow mode, the ...
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How to combine PDF documents to make a new document using Preview?

Preview lets me combine pages from different documents into one window, but I can't find a way to save the resulting multi-page document. Preview displays Untitled (1 page) (3 documents, 3 total ...
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on Mac, how to export pdf for certain pages

on Mac, how to export pdf for certain pages. For example, I have a pdf file for 40 pages, I just want to export page 10 and 11. Can anyone help me?thnaks
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How do I tell Chrome to open a pdf in Mac Preview instead of in-line? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable automatic opening of PDF files in chrome I've looked at the answers to this question: How to disable automatic opening of PDF files in chrome, but they do ...
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Full screen and zoom to page width in Preview or Skim on Mac

One of the features that seem to be lacking on Preview is an automatic zoom to page width during full screen view. This is very helpful when reading user manuals and other long texts. I would ...
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View list of embedded fonts in PDF file with Preview

In Acrobat Reader I can go to File > Properties to see all the metadata for the open PDF file: the program that created the document, author information, embedded fonts, etc. OS X's Preview can also ...
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What's the rationale behind Fillable PDF's not being able to be saved?

Most of the time, if you open a fillable pdf on Windows w/ Adobe Reader, it warns you that you cannot save the data you entered. However, when opening the same file with Preview on Mac OS you are able ...
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Can Preview (mac) alter the background and text colors of pdfs?

Adobe Acrobat Reader allows you to alter the background and text colors of pdf - either to preset 'high contrast' colors or your own choices - and this makes reading onscreen much easier. Is it ...
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Windows 7 64-bit PDF thumbnails problem

I cannot see thumbnails of PDF files on Windows 7 64-bit. Is there any solution to this problem?