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Adobe Reader is a free PDF viewer created by Adobe.

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Adobe Reader DC won't open — Protected Mode issues or probably related to the Framework of MS-Windows OS that is broken (Windows 7 Professional (x86))

I'm trying to open my Adobe Reader DC since last part of 2018, and since then, the new updates from Adobe maybe did my Adobe Reader DC started to not open anymore. I'd the AVAST Premier installed (...
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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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How can I disable paid features in Adobe Reader DC without also disabling access to the Document Cloud?

I Adobe Reader DC, there is this list of tools: Unfortunately, many of these tools are paid, so I consider them little more than ads. The "Comment" tool, however, is crucial for my work. So I do not ...
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From where PDF files got “Created-By” & “Modified-BY” fields

I am moving some of our PDF files from a windows server 2012 file share, to sharepoint online's document library. but i have found that some PDF will have their created-by and modified-by wrongly ...
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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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Adobe Reader 9 opens and then closes after a few seconds in Ubuntu

I am trying to install a version of Adobe Reader on Ubuntu 16.04. I have found tutorials showing me how to do this, e.g.: http://www.ubuntugeek.com/install-adobe-reader-in-ubuntu-16-04.html and have ...
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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 configure Adobe Acrobat Reader to allow and reload on external file changes [duplicate]

By default, Adobe Acrobat Reader does not allow external file changes as well as does not reload on external file changes. How do I configure Adobe Acrobat Reader so that it will allow external ...
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Foxit reader display page size

In Adobe Reader, the page size is displayed in the status bar when you zoom in on a page by default, or displayed all of the time if you set it in your preferences. In Foxit Reader I've searched the ...
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Is there a way to create auto slideshow without full screen in Adobe Reader or any other pdf reader?

I know Adobe Reader can automatically turn page in full screen mode or auto scrolling without full screen, but I need the pdf reader to auto turn page and only use a quarter of the screen, thus full ...
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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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Some links do not work in Microsoft Word

I'm trying to add the following link to a PDF file into a Word document: https://beteiligung.karlsruhe.de/file/5b5f0efc8a2e0a140a197862/ Adding the link by pasting the URL works fine: after ...
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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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How to access Adobe Document Cloud from Adobe Reader Touch

On a surface 3 running Windows 10, I've installed Adobe Reader Touch but am not seeing an option to login. The functionality I want is to: 1.) view PDF's 2.) access to Adobe Cloud Drive which ...
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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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Automate advanced search for PDF?

I’m working with a 2,000+ page PDF. I have Adobe Pro X. Upgrading is not an option. The staff who access the document have Reader, hooking them up with Adobe Pro is also not an option. I have the ...
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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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Modify group policy settings through Java

This probably is a silly question and the answer might be a NO. But asking for clarification sake - Is there anyway the group policy settings applied to a local machine be modified via a third party ...
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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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PDF image text missing

I can view the following PDF without problems in a web browser (tried more than once). https://s3.amazonaws.com/video.udacity-data.com/topher/2017/December/5a24786e_dsfnd-handbook/dsfnd-handbook.pdf ...
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Opening multiple PDF files from different folders

I have let's say 15 different folders, and each has one PDF document inside. I need to open all 15 PDFs together. I already have "links" to these folders in Excel, such as this C:\Program Files\...
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How to create PDF with scanned pages but selectable text?

Today I recieved a PDF from our supplier and it contained several printed and scanned pages with signatures etc. I opened it in Acrobat Reader DC. But to my surprise the text from the evidently ...
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Cursor options for Adobe Reader in Full Screen mode

I've made the change from Powerpoint to Beamer for most of my stuff. There is just one last detail that I need to address. When I use Adobe Acrobat Reader in Full Screen mode as a presentation ...
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Adobe Reader - How to print by specifying physical page numbers

I am using Adobe Reader 10.0.1. I have a pdf file which has overlapping logical page numbers. For example Chapter 1 has a page 9 but Chapter 2, 3, etc. do also have a page number 9. So, I would like ...
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What could stop an app from executing on Windows 10 Home with “Windows cannot find <path to executable>”?

I'm having an issue with a Windows 10 Home workstation where Acrobat Reader DC refuses to open. Initially I uninstalled it and then reinstalled it and had the same error. I then used the Acrobat ...
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Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Override page display not working

I just upgraded to Adobe Reader DC (18.009.20050) hoping that this very annoying bug will be fixed. I tried everything to open documents with my defaults settings, not the document's one. In Edit > ...
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How can I prevent Adobe Reader DC from always opening maximized windows

Recently, Adobe Reader DC have started to always opening documents in maximized windows covering the entire desktop. How can I turn it off?
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Can I force Acrobat Reader (DC) to start without tools pane?

How can I prevent Acrobat Reader from showing the Tools Pane when opening a PDF document? This is when starting Acrobat Reader by opening a PDF document (as opposed to starting Acrobat Reader and ...
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Adobe Reader DC is showing other user's documents in recent files

I have a few users that I recently upgraded to Adobe Reader DC and they are reporting a strange issue. The users are seeing documents in Recent Files that do not belong to them and that they have not ...
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Adobe Reader DC - Navigation Panes: Default Width

How can I set the default width of the Navigation Bars in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC? I am getting this every time I open a new document or collapse and extend again the Navigation Bars: How could I ...
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Inspecting digital signature in PDF file

I have a PDF that was signed with a certificate from a PKCS#11 module (a Belgian identity card reader, also known as eID) using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. How can I inspect the signature that's attached ...
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Windows 10 keeps undoing my choice for PDF app [duplicate]

By default, Windows 10 (Pro) seems to open .pdf files in Edge - yuck! I picked Acrobat Reader instead - and for a while, it seemed to work. Then, however, I suddenly get a message in the message ...
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Adobe Reader: send to printer command line

Following the answer below: SO - Adobe Reader Command Line Reference I was struggling to make that command, AcroRd32.exe /t <filename> <printername> <drivername> <portname>, ...
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Adobe Acrobat Pro DC and Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Issues

I have a question about the two programs that I have at work. We have both programs Adobe Acrobat Pro DC and Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Both have the same Version 2017.009.20044. So, on my computer I ...
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Copy and paste text from within Adobe Digital Editions 4.5

I am attempting to copy and paste R code from an ebook using Adobe Digital Editions 4.5. At first I had no problem. However, lately ctrl-c has stopped working to copy text. A search of the internet ...
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Can I decrease the scrolling speed (using touchpad) of Adobe Reader?

I am using the latest version of Adobe Reader (DC 2017, it seems). Scrolling with a mouse is fine, but with the two-finger gesture on the touchpad (it is a Microsoft Precision touchpad, so it is not ...
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PDF artefacts when trying to print using Adobe reader

I have Adobe Reader 10.1.10 (latest that supports my language), and whenever I try to print something, it ruins the file. I tried printing to PDF (basically save), or open with PDFFactory, all is ...
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How to notate a PDF file in Adobe Reader simply by start writing on the keyboard?

When a PDF file is open in Adobe Reader I would like to note it (add strikethrough, add note, etc.) once I start typing on the keyboard. For example, assume I have a PDF file that contains only one ...
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Insert hyperlinks into PDF comments

I'd like to write a comment inside a pdf document, linking to some other part of the same document (something like "see section 2.3"). As I'm not the author of the document, I am only allowed to write ...
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Why does Windows will not allow me to paste multi-line text of PDF file to save the file?

I use Firefox and I have Adobe Reader plugin installed on it. When working with PDF files (opened in Firefox), I would like to save PDF documents by their titles. So, I copy the title of the PDF and ...
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Export adobe acrobat comments of a PDF, into TEXT file?

I have many pdf with 100s of annotations/comments in them, created trought the free Adobe acrobat reader. By reading this official guide, and skimming trough related pages, I see that I can "export" ...
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Disable spellchecking in Adobe Reader editable forms

I am filling in a large form in Adobe Reader. (This is for a grant application, and those forms tend to be 80 pages long, with lots of text in the form fields.) Adobe Reader has by default ...
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PDF does not work in Adobe Reader DC but all other Readers

I am unable to get my pdf to work online with Adobe Reader DC. http://www.okeechobeecountytaxcollector.com/Documents/FeeCalculatorRev0909.pdf None of the buttons or functionality is working. (Like ...
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Is there a way to highlight find results in the scrollbar in Adobe Reader?

One of the features I really like in Chrome is that find results show up as little yellow highlights on the scrollbar (see below). Chrome's PDF reader is fine, but I prefer Adobe Reader. Is there ...
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overlay 2 pdfs file into one

I have two seperate pdf files, each 50 pages. I want to overlay one file on top of the other one, with the output being a single pdf document of 50 pages, with the content of each page overlaying on ...
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Adobe Acrobat Reader DC doesn't enable searching PDF content in Outlook search like Adobe Reader XI did

I have many users who were previously able to search the contents of PDFs using the built-in Outlook search (Outlook 2010 and 2013 MSI and Outlook 2013 Click to Run versions) back when we had Adobe ...