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How to add url to whole pdf?

I have a pdf file that is about 100 pages. I want to add a link on the whole pdf(not a specific area of the PDF) so that wherever you click on the pdf, you will be brought to that url. I know I can ...
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When saving as a PDF document, Excel uses your name as the author for the PDF doc - How to stop it doing this?

I create PDF invoices for my clients from a template I created in Excel. Rather annoyingly, Excel is auto-populating my name in the 'Author' field for the PDF document. The only way to remove it is to ...
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Change page size when Printing as PDF

I have a list of .xhtml document that are size 539*709. This is a kind of weird B5 (190x250mm). When I do CTRL+P and use the "Save As PDF" feature, I do not have the page format that I want. ...
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Header and Footer Option missing in Microsoft Print to PDF / Printing Preferences / Page Layout

I was trying to print some txt files in PDF via 'Microsfot Print to PDF' and by default it prints the header and footer. Reading about it online articles mention that I could remove them by ...
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Access 365 - exporting data to PDF

When I export Access 365 form records to a pdf file, it creates a continuous file. I want to get one record per page. How do I do that?
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Firefox cut off portion of text near page end when printing to PDF

I'm trying to print to PDF a page with Firefox. But in the resulting PDF, a portion of text is cut off near the end of the page. This happens both with "Margin: Standard" and "Margins: ...
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Text printed-to-pdf and copied-pasted back gets totally scrambled

Can anybody explain why my (admittedly absurd) following text is getting scrambled: "A sticky offbeat platform lift is often better than a cliffhanger fjord like Loefke.". I have entered ...
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PDF generated by cups-pdf behave strange

I use olbat/cupsd docker image. I created printer with Generic CUPS-PDF Printer (w/ options) driver. PDF files generated by my printers looks good but when I copy text from generated PDF file and ...
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Background Color changes while printing file in Gedit

How do I change the background color of the pdf file while printing an opened file in Gedit. I try to print the opened file it uses the syntax highlighting but doesn't use the background color of the ...
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Creating A4-sized PDF pages from small notes pages

I have some handwritten notes that I created using an e-ink tablet (Boox Tab Ultra) and that I converted to PDF format. This produces a PDF file where the pages are the size and shape of the tablet ...
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Adobe PDF Printer Settings: Windows sytem font list incomplet / not updated after font installation

Question: How can I get the Adope PDF printer to refresh / update this list? Do I have to reinstall Adobe Acrobat? I manually installed a few fonts to C:\Windows\Fonts, but they do not show up in the '...
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When printing a WEB-page with custom CSS the output is not as good as in the browser

I am using custom CSS to format a Wikipedia Webpage and trying to convert it into PDF. Irrespective of the add-on, e.g. User JavaScript and CSS or Stylish, the result in the browser looks very nice ...
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Can't copy the letters "ti" in a .pdf if in Calibri 12pt and made using Print>save to PDF

When I save a document as a .pdf via Print>save to PDF, every single instance of the letters "ti" in 12pt Calibri in the .pdf will no longer be copied once the document reaches a ...
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Can whiteouts in a PDF be undone?

A while back, I made a video that shows how to whiteout content in a PDF file using Foxit Reader. After whiting out content, I advised that you could prevent "a recipient of that PDF" from ...
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PDF size difference between IE and Microsoft Edge Browser

I am trying to print to download one PDF document from EDGE and IE browser on Windows 10 machine by selecting printer as Microsoft print to PDF. Document size coming as 101 MB when printing from EDGE ...
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Change local printer port out directory

I want to save PDF at specific location without user interaction in Windows. To achieve this goal I configured local printer port which saves file in Documents folder. I want it to be changed to "...
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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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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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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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