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Adobe Acrobat Pro opens on its own at random

We have a user, who has both Reader DC and Acrobat Pro installed. Now, Acrobat Pro opens at random. The Adobe forum didn't come to a solution. Has anyone had that before, and if yes, were there any ...
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force win 11 to open pdf files with older version of acrobat

I have installed Acrobat X Pro on a wind 11 pro pc, and after that I installed Acrobat DC, whenever I open a pdf file its opened by Reader DC and I can not change it. Even if I use "open with&...
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Create action to OCR only pages 1-50

In Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, I can create an action to OCR the entire PDF. How do I create an action to OCR only, say, pages 1-50? (I want to then apply this action to many PDFs.) Below are the only ...
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How to get rid of "recovered documents" and "Reopen closed PDFs" pop-up messages?

When I open Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, it often shows me either or both of these two pop-up messages: Adobe Acrobat has recovered one or more documents that were not saved properly before Acrobat was shut ...
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How to permanently disable/disappear this floating toolbar in Adobe Acrobat?

When I press F8 to hide the main toolbar, this floating toolbar then appears: (I can click the two arrows button on the right of course, but this just brings back the main toolbar, which I wanted to ...
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Comment Author Name is greyed out --- how to change it? (Adobe Acrobat DC)

When I go to Comments pane > Select a comment > click the "..." > "Properties", the name following "Author:" is greyed out and cannot be changed. Looks like this ...
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Move object smaller distances (than the default of about 1pt)?

When moving objects ("Edit PDF" > select object > use arrow keys), each time I press e.g. right arrow key, the object moves about 1 pt (I'm guessing). Is there a way to move it by ...
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How to convert colorfull PDF to cyan scale PDF

I have a printer which has a black ink connected to the cyan nozzles (black nozzles are blocked). I therefore need to convert a colour PDF file to black and white scale and then convert it to cyan and ...
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Adobe Acrobat Pro DC - Any way to copy all text in a specific column?

I have a rather large PDF that has about 17,000 pages. It's all the same format of being text data in multiple columns. Is there a way to capture the text just in a specific column? I know I can alt-...
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Adobe Acrobat: Making a Shortcut to run a Preflight > Single Fixup

I followed these steps to make a great single-fixup in Acrobat's Preflight tool. https://superuser.com/a/846322/629915 I made it a favorite... great. But I plan to use it a TON. How to I make it into ...
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How do I stop Acrobat from treating copied radio button groups as instances of the original instead of separate copies?

I'm working on a multi-page form of multiple-choice questions, each with three possible answers. Each group is named "Ch1Q1" and so on - one chapter per page, so essentially page and ...
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Calculating and showing correct answers based on multiple-choice questions in PDF form

I've made a fillable multiple-choice test to send out for assessments on ships without reliable net connections. The questions each have three options, generally with radio buttons and a single ...
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Changing button colour in Acrobat form makes text invisible

I'm trying to add buttons to save and print a PDF form (ideally just one specific page of it, but that's very much the ambitious option at the moment), but while the text on them is visible in the ...
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How to batch create an embedded index for multiple pdf files?

I know how to create an embedded index in an opened pdf file using Acrobat Pro DC. However, I need to do this for hundreds of files so doing this manually one by one is not feasible. How can I ...
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Match a text object by its position in Acrobat Pro's preflight

When I go through the Preflight: Edit Check window, I cannot find the criteria that could match property "Position". Is it possible to do it? What I'm trying to do is to remove some text in ...
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PDF with Invisible Text inside a Text Box

I have a PDF document, which contains several text boxes, but the text inside is invisible. I am able to select the text and copy/paste it into another document and see what is written inside the text ...
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Acrobat Custom Command to edit multiple form field formats

Due to the fact that when editing multiple forms fields in Acrobat DC you cant change the Format (eg. from none to number), is there a simple actionscript/Custom Command that could be set up to run in ...
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Some of the words are crossed-out in Adobe Acrobat Reader Pro if using an Accesibility setting that replaces Documents colors

As seen below: Those are the settings: The only way I have found to fix this problem is to zoom out/in
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Create PDF with signature option

I have pdf document with some forms that needed to be filled and signed. I's possible to create a pdf document that after filled and signed is sent to an specific email? I have tried pandadoc service ...
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How to find out where a specific font is used in an uneditable PDF document with Adobe Acrobat Pro DC?

I would like to know where a specific font is used in a PDF document with Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. I understand that there is another similar question, but this one deals with how to do this in older ...
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Acrobat SDK on Standard vs Pro [closed]

I've been using a free trial of Adobe Acrobat Pro DC and now I'm looking to purchase it. What I'm questioning is whether I should buy the standard or pro version. I use the Acrobat SDK to automate a ...
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Where are Adobe Acrobat DC update temporary files located?

I updated Adobe Acrobat DC from version 19.10.20100.325521 to 19.12.20035.332343 on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate, and I see that I lost 467.628032 MB in the process. Since the update seems minor, I ...
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Windows 10 - Adobe Acrobat Pro takes long time to open files

please excuse me if this is the wrong site to post this question, that being said... When I open files with Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017 while connected to the internet, it takes ±28s per file per instance,...
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How to print a PDF to a new PDF from Acrobat in OSX

I have a document that I want to shrink by putting four pages on each sheet. Doing this is easy enough in Acrobat when you are printing the file, but I want to save the resulting output as a PDF so I ...
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Booklet print, every physical sheet (not page) is stacked upside down

We have recently updated our printer to an HP M880, with a stacker/stapler addition. I'm able to print booklets without folding or stapleing just fine, however when I turn on the feature "fold and ...
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Can margins in PDF be modified without losing original quality?

AFAIK, the only way to modify margins is to print it with a larger page size and then crop the new file. But the DPI is significantly decreased while the file size is significantly increased, not to ...
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How to edit margin when printing to PDF file?

I want to asymmetrically increase margins of a PDF file. I know that I can print it with a larger page size, then crop the new one as how I want, but is there a way to do that before printing?
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How can I determine the number of pages in multiple PDF files simaltaneously (mac)?

I have over 200 PDF files of various sizes. I estimate that it's about 200-250k pages. Is there a relatively simple way to determine the total page count for all of these files - combined- in MacOS? ...
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Unable to find "Adobe PDF" resource files on Acrobat DC

For some reason, whenever I try to convert an MS Office file to a PDF (whether Word, PowerPoint, or Excel), I get the error in the title. This is despite the fact that I can verify the relevant ...
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How does Adobe Acrobat determine the scaling for fit-printing?

Due to printer margins, outer page elements may not be printed when attempting to print a document at 100% scale. When one chooses the "fit" scaling option instead, Acrobat chooses a scale such that ...
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Tagging a PDF background image as background without tagging foreground content

I have a tagged PDF that has a one remaining accessibility problem: some background images were never tagged as background images. Is there a way to do this in Acrobat Pro DC without also tagging the ...
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Fill & sign in Acrobat DC Pro like in Acrobat DC

The usual instructions on how to draw a signature seem to apply to Acrobat DC, not Acrobat Pro DC. This is how it looks like: But in Acrobat Pro DC this item doesn't exist: So how do I fill & ...
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How to view PDF in Artbox?

I have a PDF, which by default it displays the pages in Trimbox/Bleedbox sizes. But if I "crop" something, clearly you can see that there is an Artbox outside. How can I set the default display to ...
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how to change color in pdf file

Example of the problem in the PDF file: How can I remove the blue color from this PDF file? Acrobat Reader does not recognize it as background or highlighted text. The pro version allows me to ...
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How can I garbage collect PDFs that abnormally grow with Adobe Acrobat Pro DC?

Using the Adobe Acrobat Pro DC on Mac OS X El Capitan, I find that when I edit a file, it grows over time at a rate that is greater than reasonable for my edits. Presumably, there is a bug in Adobe, ...
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