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Printing 4 columns to A4

I want to print 4 columns onto an A4 sheet of paper to create an instructional pamphlet that can be folded up. Unfortunately Google Docs only supports up to 3 columns. I am using Google Docs and have ...
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PDF Form Field Font gets lost when calculating

I have a rather long form in a PDF file of mine, with some of the fields using the "Script" functionality, to display messages and numbers based on other fields. All my fields have Calibri ...
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PDF Drivers Generating A4 Documents as Letter sized PDFs

I am using a PC with Windows 10 connected to a Brother HL L2320D Printer. At the beginning I simply used the default printer driver in Windows (as I did not download and install any driver from the ...
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Forward PDF printer through RDP

I'm using a Windows 10 machine (x64) which connect through RDP to a Windows 7 machine (x86). Printer forwarding is enabled and all phsysical printers are forwarded. Just my pdfforge PDFCreator Printer ...
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How do I rotate certain pages of a PDF to a particular direction?

I have a PDF file of 400 pages made up of scanned pages. But, the orientation of the PDF file is such that half of the pages are rotated to the right, while half of them are rotated to the left. I ...
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Automating uploading pdfs to our cloud server

I'm trying to simplify the process of getting a document from any Windows program where it was created to our cloud pdf repository, requiring the author to perform as few steps as possible. ...
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how to set text field that only accept number and comma (,) in PDF Fillable Form?

i want to set a text field in pdf form that only accept number and comma (,) for example 12 or 1,2 so 12 numeric or 1,2 numeric with comma (,) so the text field can accept number and the text field ...
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pdfcreator and ghostscript : create PDF with text not compressed

We are using PDFcreator 2.3.2. It installs and calls Ghostscript 9.11 to create the PDF output. We have to create PDFs with inside text not compressed. The text inside the PDFs must be ASCII or ...
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Word to PDF in high quality with hyperlinks preserved

I'm looking for a quite robust solution for printing/converting MS Word documents to high quality PDF's. I tried built-in export function and it works for hyperlinks, but image quality is not ...
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Combining PDFs in structured directories into a single PDF with bookmarks

I have lot of scanned pages of old reports stored in the following directory structure: Report 1/ contents.pdf execsummary.pdf chapter 1/ page 1.pdf page 2.pdf page 3.pdf chapter 2/ ...
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PDFmaker freezing/crashing computer?

I convert a lot of Word documents and Powerpoints into PDFs for work. Lately my computer has consistently been freezing about once a week. I don't have enough time to sit around and wait for it to ...
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How to print in pdf a multi page word document: one file per page

I have a word document with 10 pages, is it possible to save/print in pdf one page per one file? Page1 --> FilePdf1 Page2 --> FilePdf2 etc
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Some malware in PdfCreator forces now my Chrome to Bing [duplicate]

How do I get rid of it? I already put Google back as default search engine in settings, completely deleted Bing from that list, and even removed Chrome and reinstalled it - it still refers to Bing. I ...
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Converting MS Word File to PDF and then converting to CMYK PDF for Offset Printing

I am a newbie to the knowledge of offset printing, what I am trying to do is to use MS Word 2007 to create a document containing both words and scanned images, and then use the PDFCreator software to ...
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Multiple Image PDFs into a larger single page PDF

I work with CAD drawings that have been segmented into multiple PDFs for a specific floor sections of a building. I would like to CROP the unnecessary data and assemble the images into a single, same ...
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Batch update multiple PDFs meta data

I Need to update a lot of old PDFs with newer meta data (File > Properties> Description - Title, Author, Subject...) I have too many to do it manually and could nto find a way to apply the same meta ...
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What is the maximum length of a PDF document password?

I would like to know what is the maximum length of a PDF document password. I want to know this, for all PDF document versions and encryption modes. For example 40bit, 128bit, 256bit etc.
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How to print a 'flat' pdf from a text file in PDFCreator?

I want to print text documents to PDF but have the resulting text document be 'flat' i.e. it will not be possible to select any text in the pdf, the pdf will be as if it is an image. is this possible,...
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What is the effect of deleting Software Installation Directory? : Related to its later Complete Uninstallation?

I have Roxio Burn installed by default by my IT administrator. Later on I decided to uninstall it because I am rarely burn a CD. However, it seems that I did not do the correct uninstallation ...
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How to start Adobe Reader with window maximized?

I am using Adobe Reader XI on Windows XP. I use PDFCreator to print documents to .pdf files. I want to have the window maximized whenever I open a .pdf file. I tried the method in: http://blogmines....
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Embed PNG images in PDF file without bloat [duplicate]

I'd like to save a document as PDF without any loss in picture quality, with sensible file size. PNG images were imported to the Microsoft Word document. The advantage of PNG format is lossless ...
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Remove PDF margins and print 2 pages per side

I print out a lot of pdf articles, and I'd like to use less paper by printing 2 pages per side. But due to the large margins---both from the original pdf file and added by the printing process---the ...
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Best way to Word document files to image and then image to PDF conversion?

I want to convert word .docx files containing images text to pure images and then converter that images to PDF files. Best way i found is send word files to one note, then save one note file as .docx ...
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How do we make PDFs reflowable?

I read news that Adoble released some Mobile SDK that would make PDFs reflowable. Is such technology out yet? Does involve converting a standard PDF to a reflowable? If so, how do we do it? Or is it ...
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Create PDF with print page scale of none

I need to generate a pdf document that has the Print Options of Page Scaling set to "None" or "Actual Size" This setting in the document would mean that the default when you open the document in ...
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PDF printer which correctly embeds EPS into PDF

I need to convert to PDF a Word document containing embedded vector EPS images (by printing to PDF printer - I use Word 2003). Several years ago I tested some of commercial and free PDF printers and ...
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How to remove a watermark from a PDF file?

I thought this would be a simple task, but it turned out the other way. The watermark is the very same (overlapping, but transparent) image on every single page. I created the PDF file myself (so no ...
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How to print page as PDF using PDF Creator of a Google Chrome page not in image format?

Well, when I print some pages of websites on my Firefox or Internet Explorer using PDF Creator printer, in the result PDF I can select text and copy/paste it as a common text... But why in Chrome all ...
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How to use any application on the command-line?

There is this software called doPDF which can convert images, word, poweropoint, excel files into pdf. http://www.dopdf.com/ How do I make use of this awesome tool in the command line so that I can ...
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Printing to PDFCreator from Crystal Reports embedded in a Visual Basic Program

I've got a legacy app, written in VB6, using Crystal Reports 8 (not 8.5 - just 8). What I need to do is to figure out how, programmatically, to generate or export a PDF version of a report. ...
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Word files to PDF w/o losing image quality

I will admit I am a total noob when it comes to this. I have a Word 2010 file that has images and when I do either Save As PDF or print using a PDFCreator, I always get images with jagged diagonal ...
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Great PDF Creators for Mac OS X

Im looking for a Great PDF CREATOR for the Mac, not just an editor, not a program that combines PDFs, but a PDF creator, I have looked at Adobe X Pro, but the price is high to say the least, so Im not ...
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Watermark in PdfCreator

I printed a document in Word to PdfCreator with a watermark. The word DRAFT looks good in Word, but PdfCreator prints the watermark with a tile pattern and is not smooth. Anyway to make PdfCreator ...
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Stop PDFs made by PDFCreator with Epson printers being enlarged

I'm using PDFCreator to create PDF files but when I print these files on my Epson printer, it automatically enlarges the original file so that it cannot fit one single page. I tried on different ...
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Stitch multiple PDF's together

I am looking to stitch together multiple PDF's together into one file. Is there a program/way (open source prefered) that can do this for me with little hassle? If you share a program please give ...
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Are there any cons or missing features in Nitro PDF Professional versus Adobe Acrobat? [closed]

I've been looking into alternative PDF creation software such as NitroPDF. It seems like a bargain at $99 a license compared to $300 for Acrobat. The feature comparison page gives a list of things ...
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Is there a way to make pdf file printed from PDFCreator smaller?

Today I used PDFCreator to print my document but the resulting file is very big (>50Mb). I expect it to be less than 15Mb as with my normal pdf files. Am I doing something wrong? How can I make the ...
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Trying to package a directory of images into a pdf

I have large image directories that I want to quickly package into a single pdf for portability across pretty much all devices. Following the instructions of other questions I have tried a variety of ...
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PDFCreator renders badly an image with gradients embedded in a document

I have MS-Word 2003 and need to transform a .doc file into a pdf. For this reason, I installed PDFCreator and tried to print to the virtual printer. The pdf file is created, but observing the result ...
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Generating PDF via command line in PDF Creator doesn't work, works in GUI

I'm using PDF Creator on Windows 7 and am having problems generating some PDFs from the command line that I don't when using the GUI. I am using the following command, and my purpose is to use the ...
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How to create professional looking PDFs?

I've always created dumb looking pdfs by just writing a word doc and converting it into pdf. Now, I want to write an e-book and I want it to look professional like other e-books. How to create ...
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Free PDF merging / compilation software for Windows 7

I have 48 large files (created in Photoshop CS2 and saved as PDF) at around 94MB each that I need to merge and compresses and still have high quality for printing. What free or cheap software is ...
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Free PDF printers produce ugly images?

Both PDF Creator and Bulldog PDF Printer produce terrible looking on-screen results with simple images in Word documents (haven't tried from other applications). By simple images, I mean GIF, JPEG or ...
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DEP (Data Execution Prevention) Error running PDFCreator

Someone complained to me that they get DEP errors in XP when running PDFCreator. I have never had such an issue. I looked on the sourceforge forum for PDFCreator and it seems some people do have this ...
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