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Adobe Reader is a free PDF viewer created by Adobe.

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Text editor to write comments onto comment layer of PDF, edit FDF or PSL File [closed]

I have an ebook reader, on which I can make annotations onto pdf, e.g. mark text. The reader (Hanvon E960) creates a .pdf.psl file and if this is next to the PDF, then when I open it on my desktop I ...
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How could Acrobat Reader's installer detect that I am Pole / in Poland

I am a Pole, living in Poland, but I am using virtually everything in English, starting with version of Windows 10, going through all my apps and ending up with Chrome settings and default lanugage of ...
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How to Structure and Organize a Bookmark in a PDF automatically?

I have a PDF document, that has the following as Bookmarks. Original Bookmarks in the PDF I want to group each of these bookmarks in a proper structure automatically such that it looks like this as a ...
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Edge keeps hijacking PDF extensions

Microsoft Edge is constantly changing the PDF file association from Adobe to Edge. I change it manually back to Adobe Reader, and a few days later, it is again associated with Microsoft Edge. ...
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How to configure installed windows voice speeches on Adobe Extended version 9.0

I have a windows 7 (64). I have followed the instructions that are explained in this link How to install more voices to Windows Speech? and it worked 100% with me and all voice speeches are now ...
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Night mode pdf reader for PDF that contains IMAGES as pages?

I know Adobe Acrobat Reader has a page background changing option in Edit => Preference => Accessibility tab. But it only works for pdf with texts. Pdf that contains images will have no effect if I ...
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Font switches when filling a form and typing accented characters in Adobe Reader DC

I am filling in a form in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (free version). The font is a sans serif font, probably Segoe UI, however, if I type certain accented characters (e.g. ň or ő) it switches to a serif ...
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Unable to open adobe reader

I am having trouble opening adobe reader. I thought it was the files at first, but then I tried to open the app itself to run updates and fix the installation. The app won't even open. I tried fixing ...
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Adobe Reader renders text spacing incorrectly at different zoom levels

Adobe Reader is shifting certain characters in my PDF left or right, depending on zoom level, when I display it on screen. When I zoom in, the M, m, V, v, W, w, Y, y, 1, and ^ characters move left. ...
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Acrobat Reader context menu missing for non-admin users on Server 2019 RDS

I've set up an RDS and installed Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (2019.008.20071). For non-admin users the context menu, including the Print option, is missing. Reinstalling doesn't help and neither does ...
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Grey large text behind typed text on Windows 10 [closed]

This is a picture of my issue. The larger, more faded text behind the smaller text is what I'm trying to get rid of.
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PDF has all the page edges cropped - how can I view the full pages?

I have a PDF which I need to create a JPG image of the first page. Normally I'd just load the PDF to Photoshop, or there are online services (pdf2jpg) I could normally do this through as well. ...
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How to add menu command to toolbar in Adobe Reader DC

Is there a way to get the command "Show Cover Page in Two Page View" into the toolbar? It is not included in the buttons that are added to the toolbar with "Show all page display tools". I would ...
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PDF thumbnails not showing for all files

Some PDFs don't show thumbnail icons. I have checked the setting in Acrobat Reader (DC) and it is set to display thumbnails cleared the thumbnail cache using a .bat file changed the default reader ...
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What does the check mark `Lock document after signing` do in Acrobat Reader?

I need to sign PDF documents with the Acrobat Reader DC (V19, Win10). What consequences does the check mark Lock document after signing specifically have? This is what I checked/got so far (partly ...
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Artefacts on table borders in Adobe PDF Reader

I'm getting artefacts on my table borders when converting from word documents to pdf. You can see these at the circled points in the image below: there are small vertical 'stubs' where there should be ...
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Is PDF versioning available in Adobe Acrobat DC?

Is versioning available for adobe acrobat DC? I'm new to editing PDFs and to Adobe Acrobat DC, but I've been reading contradictory things on line. Is versioning possible? If so, how do I enable it? ...
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Opening PDF's in new tabs instead of windows is not working in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC?

I have Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (Continuous Release), Version 2019.021.20056 I've the open in tabs instead of windows feature selected, yet whenever I double click and open a PDF, it opens in a ...
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Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Icon Inconsistency

I've read the similar questions and answers regarding the Adobe Reader icon showing up incorrectly. I did find that the icon was coming from the Windows 10 Default App Settings for Photo viewer. I ...
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How to specify application by file or directory (not just file type)?

My "daily driver" pdf reader (on Windows 10 64-bit) is Sumatra PDF. However, I have certain pdfs with access restrictions that I can only open with Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Is it possible to always ...
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PDFs viewed in Adobe vs. Chrome

I have generated a PDF using a designer application (Gravit Designer) which includes a number of long, horizontal lines stylised with dots to look like my designs are drawn on isometric dot paper. ...
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How can I disable the “scanned page image” popup in Adobe Reader?

How can I disable the "scanned page image" popup in Adobe Reader? This is a tooltip type popup that constantly appears on the page wherever the mouse is. It looks like this:
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Adobe Acrobat extension for Google Chrome will not open PDF from website

Version of Chrome: 77.0.3865.90 (64-bit) Version of Adobe Acrobat Reader DC: 2019.012.20040 Adobe extension for Chrome (version 15.1.1.3) https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/adobe-acrobat/...
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Setting Group Policy for Default App by File Type for two different programs

I'd like to set a group policy object to define the default application for PDF files. Simple enough, except our users use two different versions of Adobe (Reader and Acrobat,) as some need to edit ...
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How to keep Adobe Reader DC from deleting it's installer exe?

When you run Adobe Reader DC's installer, upon completion, it will delete the .exe file that was run. If you make copies, this works, but you have to remember to copy it every time, and this is ...
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Auto Scrolling in Adobe Reader with middle click lock

In firefox (or may be in other browsers also), I middle click (and release the button) and there appears a cross hair/4 or 2 direction pointer. And now I just have to move my pointer in any direction, ...
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How to remove Adobe Reader fillable form PDF view and save restriction?

Using Evince 3.32 on Arch Linux I can edit and save fillable PDFs such as this just fine but I cannot even view the PDFs of my company, and I get the following error: Please wait... If this message ...
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Hide the blue PDF/A line from Adobe Reader

How do I remove the blue line stating that a pdf document is encoded with PDF/A in adobe reader? I am not interested in converting the PDF/A to a pdf. I just want to hide the warning. I am using ...
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Creating hyperlinks to PDF files in Microsoft Excel

I am trying to create an Excel 'contents sheet', which in theory should have multiple links (done by python script), to multiple PDF's on my work network. When I enter the following formula into cell ...
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How do I disable the quick actions floating toolbar in Adobe Acrobat?

Adobe Acrobat's May 2019 update added a "quick actions" floating toolbar to highlight, underline, strikethrough, and copy text whenever you make a selection: I find this extremely irritating and ...
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Chrome keeps asking to save PDF and never opens it

I have a program that generates PDF files in a temp folder and opens it automatically. From my laptop, the pdf loads just fine by Chrome. See pictures below. The PDFs are forms dynamically filled by ...
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Acrobat Reader Issue with saving files to redirected drives in terminal server

I have 2 Terminal servers with different reader versions, 1 has Adobe reader XI and the other has Acrobat Reader DC version 2019.010.20098 When I login to the server with XI and I want to save a file ...
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PDF Animations not playing in Adobe Reader

I have some Beamer presentations created in LaTeX that use the animate package and which I have played before in Adobe Reader on my Mac. However, these PDF's are no longer playing the animations ...
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Not being able to highlight text in Adobe Reader

I downloaded a book in pdf format from b-ok.org and opened it in Adobe Reader. I am being able to select text, but not highlight it. So how do I highlight it?
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How to copy URL from Hyperlink in Adobe Reader DC?

I really cannot believe that Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, a highly professional application, on Windows 10, a highly professional OS, would not have the facility to copy a URL -- but this is what I get ...
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How to save a PDF form as a printable PDF in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC?

I was recently given a PDF form to fill out (a government form, of course). I need to fill this out and print it later, as I do not have a printer at home. The form does not open in other PDF viewers ...
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Acrobat Reader freezes for a few seconds when opening a pdf (Win 7)

Good Morning I've a problem with Adobe Acrobat Reader v 19.010 every time i open a PDF, it will work fine for a few seconds then freezes for 5-6 seconds. After that, it works just fine... until i ...
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A good solution for commenting on PDFs or ODTs

I am currently writing a paper in LibreOffice which needs to be reviewed and commented on by multiple people. I wanted a way that everybody could simultaneously view and comment on the document. I ...
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Customizing Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (Free) Tool sidebar

Is it possible to customizing the side bar on the right Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (Free)? If so, how? The available documentation here shows options that don't appear when I try to duplicate them (e.g....
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Print Option stopped working in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC after upgrading to Windows 10 version 1809

Few days back, I upgraded my desktop (Windows 10 version 1803) to Windows 10 version 1809 using the update released through WSUS. After the upgrade, I'm unable to print any PDF document in Abobe ...
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Excel - Embedded PDF - “Change Icon” file name

Weird one. I am running a Win10Pro system with Office 2013 and Adobe Reader DC. Whenever I embed a PDF object into Excel, the 'first' part works fine - I get a normal icon. However, when I try to ...
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Viewing PDF documents saved with Word sometimes shows no table borders

Whenever I save a document created with Word 2010 that has tables in it and borders on the table and cells and then open it in Adobe Reader, for some reason some of the cells do not show the borders, ...
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How to split an image into some parts in order to be printable on an A4 paper?

I would greatly appreciate if you could let me know how to enlarge the image printed on this pdf, split it into some parts and then, print it on A4 paper. It should be mentioned that each part should ...
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Is there any way to make Adobe Reader comments more compact?

Currently, my comments are like: Is there any way to make them more compact, much like Word's comment function? Edit: is there any other app more suited to annotations? My two requirements are a) ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for Adobe Reader on ChromeBook/ChromeOs

I am unable to find even the most basic capabilities - starting with PageUp / PageDown. The normal keys for those Alt-UpArrow and Alt-DownArrow only scroll one line - which is exactly what just the ...
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Stopping Adobe Reader XI zooming when following links

I regularly read long PDF's and the best way for me to read these PDF's is showing a single page and setting the Page Display to Single Page View. This allows me to use the mouse wheel to quickly ...
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Hide tools pane and show page thumbnails by default

I've recently upgraded to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (version 2015.007.20033) Is it possible to hide tools pane and show page thumbnails / navigation pane by default? Although it's easy to do them, it'...
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Use Adobe Reader online / view comments without installing Reader

Is there a way to run Adobe Reader without installing it locally on my machine (e.g. in the cloud or on a jump drive)? On Macs, it is sometimes possible to run programs directly from a disk image ...
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Install Adobe Reader DC v.18.011.20035 silently

Is there is a way to install the newest version of Adobe Reader DC (18.011.20035) on Windows 7 x64 and Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 silently or, at least, to extract it's MSI installer from its ...
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Some PDF readers not printing tax form in color

I want to print the Massachusetts resident income tax return form which has both black and red letters. When I print this document with Adobe Reader or Foxit, everything is black and white (no color). ...

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