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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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Publisher 2 Sided Mail Merge to PDF

So I want to do a simple mail merge as follows: Here is my data: Here is my publication. It has 2 pages (3x3 inches) which should be back to back (a number on one side, and it's corresponding word on ...
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How to save pdf with current look, for example correct rotation of pages

You can print it to a PDF, but change the orientation from Auto to Portrait.
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How to export Excel to pdf with page size aligned with the printable area

I have a couple of rectangular tables with varying side ratios and I need to export them to pdf with the page size aligned with its content, something like 5 mm offset. So if I have a 20x10 cm table, ...
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Print a PDF to a new PDF from Acrobat preserving the ocr text

I would like to print a protected PDF file in another PDF file using Acrobat, so that I can also consult it in the future, and I would like to keep the text searchable: is there a way to do this with ...
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Plugin to persist pop-up "pages" to PDF?

Looking for a plugin which will print some sort of "pop-up" page. I tried a few plugins but they were trying to print the originating webpage which then prompted a requirement to re-login ...
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Print to PDF intermittently fails -- is is this logged?

Referencing many how-to guides: https://softwarekeep.com/help-center/fixed-microsoft-print-to-pdf-feature-not-working on a Windows 10 PC where I'm just a user the print-to-PDF feature will ...
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Print Excel file as multiple PDF

I have multiple data in Excel which by inserting page breaks as multiple pages (20 pages) which are properly appearing. I want to print to PDF as 20 .pdf files to be created, so that I can send ...
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Can I redact a PDF using Microsoft Print to PDF?

I'm trying to redact an existing PDF that contains minor personal secrets (E.g., ISP account number, home address. This is not national security). I used FoxitPDF Reader and drew solid rectangles over ...
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Chrome PDF viewer with markup options

I still prefer Google Chrome over Microsoft Edge. One thing I like better in Edge is its PDF editing features and being able to highlight text. Is there any way to have this functionality in the ...
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MS Word 365: An uncomplicated way to create worksheets for students

As a teacher I am in need to create worksheets for my students, especially while many are learning from home during lockdown. The idea is that the students download the worksheet and either print it ...
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Windows Updates Kill Print-To-PDF-Function (KB4574727, KB4565351, KB4571709)

for three months now, after installing Windows Updates on our clients (after patchday), one cannot use any print-to-pdf-features. After uninstalling the updates (KB4574727, KB4565351, KB4571709), it ...
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How can I save many PDF files as PDF files via Google Chrome?

From time to the times I need to save a PDF file (that is already present on my local disk) as a PDF file via Google Chrome (this changes some properties of the PDF). Example: How can I do so with ...
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Can this PDF be downloaded to internal storage?

There's a website where information is available to view publicly and one can share that information anywhere but only by taking screenshots. I want to save it as pdf in my device for future reference....
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Print to PDF in Chrome: Microsoft Print to PDF vs. Save as PDF

When the print dialog box opens, the Destination has options such as Microsoft Print to PDF and Save as PDF. What's the difference between these two options and which produces a higher-quality PDF?
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Will Microsoft Print to PDF from Word document display fonts properly across all platforms?

Very simple question here all in the title. I am creating a document in Word and transferring it to PDF using Microsoft Print to PDF. Should I be worried about using cross-platform fonts? I know my ...
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Is there a way to set "print to pdf" in word to be PDF/A compliant?

We have a requirement for arcival purposes to have pdf file be 19005-1 compliant. While we have set the GPO for this, it only applies to files that a "saved" or exported as pdf from word 2016. My ...
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Excel doesn't print all active sheets to PDF

Update: added issue on Feedback Hub: https://aka.ms/AA65nqn When I select sheets (Shift+Click to multiselect) in a macro-free workbook that each may or may not span multiple printed pages, select ...
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Change/set default folder for Microsoft print to PDF?

My "Microsoft Print to PDF printer" prints into desktop folder by default. How can I change it?
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Cannot enable Microsoft Print to PDF once it is disabled

I used the following command to find the feature name and the second one (Powershell) to disable Microsoft Print to PDF, and the third one to re-enable it. DISM /online /get-features /format:table | ...
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How to disable various PDF printers using SCCM

I'm using SCCM Version 1802, console version 5.1, site version 5.0.8. I want to be able to disable Litera EPO PDF Printer, Microsoft print to pdf, Microsoft XPS Document Writer, and Fax. The reason I ...
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CSS page-break-after: always; not working in chrome

I am using react-to-print to get the PDF view of the component. I want to apply pagebreak after and before certain div tags I used classes to apply the page break but it is not helping My code @media ...
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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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Can a long Word doc, and resulting PDF, be a single sheet?

I’m coming to the conclusion that what I’m asking for isn’t possible but wonder if anyone here can surprise me. I am working on a long (70pp) Word MS doc which I would like to turn into a PDF that ...
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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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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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Way to quickly open and re-save all PDF files in a folder?

I have 40 PDF forms that were filled. When I compile the form responses (using the "Export Data From Multiple Forms" option) I often see in the consolidated file that some entered responses are either ...
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Microsoft Print to PDF Driver not listed

I have a Windows 7 Pro workstation, which is missing the "Microsoft Print to PDF" printer. So I used this tutorial to add it back: https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/print-pdf-windows/ Sadly, ...
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Microsoft Dynamics AX File(.ald) Convert PDF or Print

I need to extract this file as pdf. Can you help me ? Thank you file:http://yanityayincilik.com/akillitahta/prf/PRF-LYS-Matematik.zip 1.ald file virustotal https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/...
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How to print multiple PDFs of graph controlled by dropdown list using VBA?

I have an Excel worksheet which generates a combination chart to show trend data on 49 manufacturing work cells. The chart source data is based on cells which contain a large number of formulas (...
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Word PDF Export is missing text

Started with a complex document with many elements in Word 2013 ver 15.0.5049.1000 on Windows 10, which exported to PDF OK. Switched PDF/A on, and exported with File | Export | Create PDF | Options | ...
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Adobe Acrobat and Illustrator - Print to 4 by 4 on A4 with 0 margin

I bascially have a PDF of 16 pages. I want to put them into 4 by 4 grid on a new A4 paper (in PDF). I saw this "art board" thing in illustrator This presentation/layout is EXACTLY what I want. ...
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Chrome Print - Save as PDF - Print to One Page

When printing via "Save as PDF" in Chrome, how can I make the size of the page fit the webpage dimensions? The page I'm trying to generate a PDF from has a bunch of graphs on it, and I don't plan on ...
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Microsoft's "Print to PDF" truncates embedded images

I am trying to print a document, which contains an embedded image located in front of the text. Unfortunately, in PDF version it appears truncated/cropped. How to overcome?
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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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Libre office pdf export is not correct

I am trying to export my libre draw file to PDF. When I do so, some text is removed, and the positioning of one of the boxes is off. I have tried viewing in multiple pdf viewers. I am running on ...
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Microsoft Print to PDF file missing / disappeared - where did it go?

I'm trying to print a particular web page to PDF using "Microsoft Print to PDF" on Windows 10. When the Save Print Output As dialog comes up, I find that it's browsed to the (empty or near-empty) ...
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Why am I getting a file path when hovering over icon in MS Word Document?

I pasted some icons onto my resume which I made in MS Word. I also attached web links to each of them (which work perfectly). But, when I hover onto these links, I get a pop-up indicating the file-...
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How to bulk print hundreds of tabs (either firefox, chrome, or IE) into PDF [closed]

I'm trying to print upwards of 250 different Firefox tabs each into an individual PDF file. Alternatively, if this can't be done, what about printing all the tabs into a single PDF file? Does anyone ...
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How to print a large number of URLs to PDF

I have a long list of URLs which I wish to store locally as PDF printouts. Accessing the URLs requires me to log into a website, so I need to do the initial login with a browser. Once I'm logged into ...
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Remove Excel border on the right for printout

Does anyone know how to remove this right white space border on the Excel printout? I am saving to an Adobe PDF so that there should be no margins. Even if I stretch the image to the right cells it ...
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Divide document into a black and color file before printing

I want to print a large docx file that has many pages of color images but I need to print these pages only as color and the remaining as b/w to save money. Is there a way to detect and create a new ...
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How to reduce file size produced by Microsoft Print to PDF?

Before I switched to Win10, I used Adobe Acrobat 8 to print to PDF. The PDF printer included with Windows 10 (Microsoft Print to PDF) produces files that are many times larger than those produced by ...
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Take protected (secure) pdf and save as editable (normal) pdf?

Everyday, I have a script that scrapes a website and downloads daily statements as protected PDFs. This means that the PDFs are viewable, but uneditable without a password. The are read-only, if you ...
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How to bulk printing of printer-friendly HTML to PDF?

There are several websites like this that are printer-friendly by removing unnecessary things, and a lot of them I download using either HTTrack or wget, and then change to PDF manually. But lately I ...
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Saving excel sheets as separate documents in pdf

At work we export invoice data into an excel document where each invoice is put into a separate excel sheet. At the moment we use BullZip pdf to print, but ideally I'd like to click print and the ...
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How to print a copy AND a pdf at the same time from any software?

The solution would allow one to generate a .pdf, and a paper copy while the software only sends one job to a single printer. Is it possible to configure Windows print devices to do so?
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Converting a Docx file to PDF without losing any formatting

I am attempting to convert a Docx file that I have to a PDF. I have done this many times before, but this particular file has a lot of unique formatting with page breaks; some pages are landscape, ...
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Windows 10 - "Microsoft XPS Document Writer" and "Microsoft Print To PDF" no longer working

For some time on my Windows 10 desktop PC, neither does the "Microsoft XPS Document Writer" nor the "Microsoft Print To PDF" virtual print drivers seem to work. Whenever I try to print a document ...
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