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Portable Document Format (PDF) is a platform-independent standard developed by Adobe System in 1993 for document exchange.

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Why PDFs files stored inside our windows server 2012 file share, have conflict & multiple properties to store who created and modified it

I am asking this question, as i wanted to migrate some files from our windows server 2012 file share to sharepoint online document library. and i used one of the best migration tools to migrate the ...
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Add table of contents to existing PDF

I have several pdfs, of which my pdf-viewer can show the outline, like in this example: While this is a great feature, there are unfortunately some pdfs, that have no such feature implemented! ...
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How do I associate a filetype to open with a self developed application?

In .NET/WinForms/C# I wrote a small program for "viewing" PDF files. It just opens a real PDF viewer and does some more things (not important for the following problem). However, under Windows 10 I ...
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Export PDF from Word with all fonts embedded

I have a Word document which has some texts in OpenType fonts. I want to distribute it in the PDF format that satisfies all the 3 requirements below: Embed uncommon OpenType fonts for global audience ...
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More settings option does not show when printing from Chrome

I am going to save a web page as PDF on Google Chrome, but the "More settings" option is not shown as below. When changed to another printer, the "More settings" option is shown. Why is the "More ...
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If I have uninstalled Adobe Reader, but I can still open PDFs in Chrome, what application am I using?

I am troubleshooting a problem with opening PDFs from websites so I uninstalled Adobe Reader. Out of curiosity I checked whether I could still open PDFs from websites (here is a random example). ...
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Different size when scanning depending on the method (USB, WiFi direct to Mac and PC)

I scanned a paper today using three different methods: USB inserted into the scanner (an HP Color LaserJet MFP M477fdw) WiFi direct to Image Capture on a Mac WiFi direct to Scan on Windows 10 The ...
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Using the preview function of PDF-files in windows explorer or FreeCommander with OCR/possibility to select

I like to preview files like PDFs or .txt in the Windows Explorer or FreeCommanderXE When previewing .txt files I can select Things with the mouse and copy them. However, PDF-files seems to be just ...
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Print 2 pages on one sheet (first from start to half, second from end to half)

is there a way how to print two A4 pages to one landscape sheet in such way that I will have pages on one sheet (1,n) (2,n-1) (3,n-2) (4,n-3) and pages met in n/2 page. Suppose that I have a PDF ...
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Combine two pdf files side by side in command line (ImageMagick) [duplicate]

I want to combine two pdf files (30 page each) side by side in command line (ImageMagick). Layout must be like this: Page 1 ---> p1.of.pdf1 p1.of.pdf2 Page 2 ---> p2.of.pdf1 p2.of.pdf2 Page 3 ---...
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Chrome PDF viewer printing fillable PDF text very small

I have a program (that I wrote) that serves fillable PDF forms. These forms are opened in chrome using chrome's built-in PDF viewer. The chrome viewer allows me to fill in the form on the screen, ...
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Crop PDF (A4->A5) automatically before printing

I'm repeatedly printing documents with the same layout. The documents are generated as 1 A4 page, but the real content when cropped fits easily on an A5 and can (and should) be even enlarged. Right ...
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Is replacing PNGs with JPGs the solution to generating reliable images in PDF files?

I generated a PDF from a document that contains many images, mostly JPGs, but some PNGs. In the doc (Libre Office .odt), the page in question looks like this: When I "exported" the document to a PDF,...
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Is it possible to saveas pdf in MsWord including Headings and Word bookmarks options? I need both

I want Headings Bookmarks and Word Bookmarks when saving the word document as PDF. Is it possible? I need both option output as shown in the following screen.
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How can I determine how much white blank space I can crop without cropping any material, in a PDF?

I must print PDFs, each of over 500 pages and with footnotes. All pages are bordered by white blank space, but the dimensions of the text and images vary by page. The cutoff for material vary; the ...
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Word to PDF loses quality of chart

If I save (or File-> Export) a .docx document to .pdf, I lose quality of image. I want to save the file as pdf (instead of printing it to pdf) to retain the bookmarks of the text (from the titles). If ...
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Batch File, dir | findstr within a for loop

Let me preface by admitting that I am a complete noob at batch files... and programming language in general. I am trying to write a batch file that allows the user to input a partial filename, and it ...
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Tiff or JPG in PDF?

I have a bunch of scanned PDF (e.g. picturebased pdfs). When I run them through "pdf optimizers" online they frequently are reduced 70-80 % in size with hardly any noticeable difference in quality. I ...
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How to remove invisible characters from text copied from PDF

If I copy some text from a PDF, the text appears correct, however the text editor considers the text to be one long sequence. How the line appears in notepad: The only way I have been able to ...
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Is it possible to print a PDF with a heavier font?

I have some documents as PDF, which I would like to print in a "multiple pages per sheet" layout. This works well in terms of the font size, but due to using a very lightweight font, the resulting ...
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How can I extract and decrypt a file which is embedded inside a PDF file in Linux? [closed]

How can I extract and decrypt a file which is embedded inside a PDF file in Linux? I can do it with the Adobe Acrobat Reader, but this solution does not work with Linux. The attached image shows ...
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How to split colored and grayscale pages of a PDF?

How do I split colored and grayscale pages of a PDF in Linux, so I can print with less cost?
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Can we stop Adobe Acrobat Pro from prompting for password when search fails?

I have a secured pdf document, password protected. I can ctrl+f search for key terms. If I search a key term and it fails immediately, it prompts to enter password for premision. I'm not trying to ...
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Counting the number of pictures appearing in a pdf

Is there a way to count the number of times that the exact same picture (png file) appeared in a pdf file?
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How to stop office 365 word from converting pdf from graphic to text?

I'm using word from the windows store and it keeps converting all my pdf graphs into text. How to stop it from using ORC and just show up the pdf as graphs?
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Does any version of Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac OS export tagged PDF for accessibility?

Microsoft PowerPoint for MS Windows can export presentations (both in the old PPT and the newer PPTX format) to "tagged" PDF. This requires that the user checks the "tagged PDF" option or something ...
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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 can Microsoft Word restrict files when saving them as PDF?

If PDF files are being created via Microsoft Word's "Save as" dialog, how can they be restricted (from text being edited, copied, printed, etc.)? I'm not talking about encrypting the file to being ...
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How can I get Acrobat to make a pdf that includes posts from a private Google+ community I host?

I ask this question because Google+ communities are being discontinued and I want to create an archive of a private Google+ community I host. I have used Takeout to get a list of all the URLs, but ...
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Batch Conversion of different files in a folder to PDF

I need a Linux command-line instrument that can make scripted conversion of files of different format (usually .odt, .docx and .rtf) to PDF. How would I do that?
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How to get the real font name via it's id number extracted from PDF?

I tried to get the name of the font used in current PDF via strings target.pdf| grep FontName, and the output is as follows, which is the same as checking from Acrobat (Properties -> Fonts): <&...
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Chromium v 68 with start parameter to open pdf in Acrobat and not Chromium

we are using chromium 68 for our application (which is a web server with a web-app). Now if the user clicks on an pdf download link, it downloads the item. If the user now wants to open it, the pdf ...
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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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Generate a PDF from the command line and fill up the page with as many copies of an image as possible?

I’ve been searching around a lot for this but wasn’t able to find a solution. How can I generate a PDF with an arbitrary paper format (say A4) and fill its pages with as many copies of an image as ...
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How to download a pdf which has restrictions

Here is the link https://app.box.com/embed/s/2297cfgv15po5ycuggpba2oh42p5mutw The above page shows a pdf inside a div tag and then canvas html tag. I tried to following ways: Download the pdf by ...
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How to view a PDF with more than 2 pages side by side?

I have a wide screen that has enough space to show more than 2 pages side by side. In MS Word, zooming out seems to achieve this, but I couldn't find a way of doing the same with PDFs. This is on Mac ...
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Get back original word doc after converting to pdf

Unfortunately I submitted an assignment at university after converting a word document to a pdf with pandoc word, where I now realize some of my text was hidden since the text box was too small to fit ...
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Embedded PDF in Word only appears as icon

I want a one-page PDF to appear in a Word 2016 document. I used Insert --> Object --> Text From File, without checking "Display as Icon". And yet, it displays as an icon. Isn't it possible to have ...
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Download a protected pdf file [closed]

How could I download a protected Pdf (view allowed, download not)? The link of the Pdf file is the following: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BygZV-Qzn9qnUjc5Ym9LX0YtMEU/view Thanks in advance
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Acrobat DC Pro and Portfolio Search

I've relied on Acrobat Pro's Portfolio search for years to be able to easily search Powerpoint, Word, Excel, and/or PDFs embedded within a Portfolio. I was on Acrobat XI Pro until last week when my ...
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Documents prints with '¿' instead of 'fi'

I have a super annoying issue with a Brother MFC-L2740DW where any time I print a document that contains the characters fi, the page comes out with ¿ instead. i found this guy with the same problem ...
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How to make Chrome view PDF in a new tab when I drag and drop it?

When I drag and drop pdfs into Chrome, they are opened, but they open in the same tab. If I want to have the pdf open in a new tab, I either have to right click -> Open with... or drag the pdf to the ...
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Migrate fonts from Ubuntu LTS to Amazon AMI Linux

I want to migrate all the fonts from current server running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to newest Amazon AMI Linux (AWS EC2). I have copied all font files (respecting locations provided in /etc/fonts/fonts....
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How can I start printing a PDF at a page before 'page 1'?

How do I start printing the PDF from Logical Page no. 5? See screenshot beneath. Foxit PhantomPDF labels this PDF's first 35 pages all as 'Cover', which thwarts selecting or distinguishing these 35 ...
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Is ISO 32000-2:2017 (pdf-2.0) non-free and non-open format? [closed]

about open According to wikipedia PDF is an open format. But the link to the PDF-2.0 spec requires 198CHF to download it. Now according to free_file_format (first ref in the wikipedia/open_format ...
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Vim LaTeX PDF viewer?

I tried to change visor DVI default of vim-latex to pdf visor. I want put PDF reader from Adobe, so I changed the _vimrc file: source $VIMRUNTIME/vimrc_example.vim set diffexpr=MyDiff() function ...
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How to reduce pdf file size using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro?

Like the title said: How to reduce pdf file size using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro?
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imagemagick - print 2 pdf pages on one A4 sheet [duplicate]

For university, i like to print out my professors scripts. They usually use beamer- or powerpoint presentations throughout the lectures. My goal is to have two presentation sheets on one A4 page. ...
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Roboto Font changes its look

My client e-mailed me a Word document and the font files to display it (Roboto, from Google I believe). I installed them before opening the document. The document's Title style is in Roboto ...