Adobe Acrobat





Adobe Acrobat is a family of application software and Web services developed by Adobe Systems to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF). The family comprises Acrobat Reader (formerly Adobe Reader), Acrobat (formerly Acrobat Exchange) and The commercial proprietary Acrobat, available for Microsoft Windows and OS X only, can also create, edit, convert, digitally sign, encrypt, export and publish PDF files.

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We're uploading our board package .pdfs onto our website for our directors and customers to download- however if I look at another agency's .pdf it opens with the bookmark controls open, ours does not, in fact I can't even find the controls to get to the bookmarks until I click on the floating adobe symbol next to the print and save functions.  Should we be creating this .pdf in a different way in order to have the bookmarks automatically enabled when the document is opened in the web browser?
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First I need some advice...

If I have 15 chapters, each with between 5-25 footnotes at the end. Shall I try and keep them at the end of each chapter?

I plan to create a PDF and sell the PDF.

Does the existence of footnotes distract from the next chapter? Or is it a useful way to segment the footnotes?

If so, how do I do this with Word (2017 for Mac)?


If I decide to put them ALL at the bottom, after the final chapter, Word would do this automatically. I could easily update the footnotes, by inserting the Chapter numbers, since al the footnotes should, in theory, be organized sequentially.

What's your advice??
I cannot close each pdf file separately
Hello Everyone,
I have one issue about PDF file.
I generate dynamic PDF template(Like Certificate). The file content some fields like Firstname,Lastname,Course type,etc.
I want to write dynamic content into PDF as firstname, lastname etc.

I have tried MPDF,FPDF etc tools but that's not working.Also used PDF to html conversation but after converting HTML regenerates not possible from html into proper format.

Please let me know if anyone have other idea to direct replace content into Existing pdf using PHP.
I have sample pdf files.
I want to replace content into given attachment.
This is demo file i have many files with different templates.
Waiting for help.
In Nuance Power PDF Advanced, I've inserted a graphic of a signature. I want to set the transparency of the signature but when I right click on it (attached file) the option to set transparency is grayed out. How can I make it active or is there another way to set the signature graphic's transparency?

Hey guys,

We have a template PDF we use daily for orders. There is an field we have for 'Number' is there way to have this auto increment when its saved?
Is there anyway to start a saved "Action" in Acrobat Xi from VBA?

In acrobat 9.0  I was able to create a batch process and using send keys (not really happy using sendkeys, but it was the only way I could get this to work),  to kick off a Batch Process.

I can't seem to recreate this in Acrobat 10 and up.  Send keys no longer works as the Tools have no hot keys.

Can I use the SDK to call a previously saved action?
language : c++
(tools : visual studio , acrobat reader)
thanks a lot
My book looks like it will be in excess of 2GB. There are so many images and I have yet to do image compression. That will reduce the size enormously.

But at the same time, I am sad to take out great photo resolution and replace that.

What is the "damage" of having a high resolution high file size PDF download?

Curious to her of anyone with any negative experience with a large PDF.

I need to create the first version of my book only using a PDF, with customer versions to follow. So I need to know the things I can make with Word, that are also supported on PDF.

Table of Contents?
Back Panel of book?

Is there a standard way to enable a PDF to have chapters that are collapsable?

Any other easy to get cool features that I cold make in Word?

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I have a PDF I need to modify but am stuck on the color. I have a square region but need to change the background color.


Sample of the object type
I have no idea how to create this type of object, but I can easily copy it and resize it. I need to change the background color but can not find how.

i need help, i have a pdf document that has some unnecessary  URL followed by number starting from 7 until 1329

like this at the end of each page  7  8  9  10 etc

i tried with removing footer , but it is not embedded there as  footer.

i was wondering how i can get this removed by find and replace.  i can do it with  and replace with nothing.
but the numbers remain there.

is there a trick with use of wildcard ??
I have seen Nuance Paperport Pro suggested in here for managing PDF files.
I have seen numerous problems with Paperport in here (seems more than Adobe problems to me).
I see Paperport Pro 14 on sale right now ($70 instead of $200 list price)

1. What does Paperport do that I cannot do with Adobe Acrobat?

2. In your opinion, is it worth purchasing?

3. One site says it is compatible with Windows 10, but the sale site says it is for Windows 7 and below, IE 6 or above, CD-ROM for installation (which I do not have).

Overall my question is: Need I bother with Nuance because I already have Adobe Acrobat?

Thank you for any assistance you may be able to provide
Recently my hard drive failed.  I was however able to recover my system by restoring a Carbonite disk image.   All seemed well until I tried to open a  .pdf or .jpg AFTER the restore.

The following message is generated when I try to open a .pdf:

Adobe Acrobat Reader could not open '<file name>.pdf' because it is either not a supported file type of because the file has been damaged (for example, it was sent as an email attachment and wasn't correctly decoded).

The following message is generated when I try to open a .jpg:

Windows Photo Viewer can't open this picture because either Photo Viewer doesn't support this file format, or you don't have the latest updates to Photo Viewer.

My computer is a Dell XPs (6 years old) which is running Windows 7 Home Premium as its OS.

Also, the hard drive that failed was a 1 TB drive and was replaced with a 2 TB drive.  I had to use "diskpart" to allow the file system to recognize all of the new drive's increased disk space.

What could have caused the corruption of these types of files (they seem to be the only ones affected) and is there any way to fix them.
On my Epson scanner I chose "file format > pdf multi page" but in the destination folder all 5 pages were individual files.
There is an option to "add" files into one but there is a subscription fee.
How to create one document from multiple pages.
I've created a very basic fillable pdf form out of an excel sheet.  I am having trouble with two different columns of fields. Other columns of fields with the exact same properties do not have these problems.  Here is the problem:

When I test the form, in either Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro or Adobe Reader, I try to delete numbers from the fields after I enter them (to see if ctrl+z can be used to backup a step). I can delete information from some of the fields this way, but others will not delete. If I try to delete using Edit-->Undo, it lets me click edit/undo, but the information is still in the field.  When I go back to the field and click on it, the data disappears. When I click somewhere else in the form, that same data reappears.  I've searched online and the only similar problem seems to be data that is not shown in a field until clicked. Mine is sort of opposite. "Deleted" data shows in a field until you click it.

Thanks for your help.
I have a Word 2017 (Mac) doc that is outputting a PDF that is 362 MB in size. I have about 85 pictures in there which I have not yet compressed. but this only represent about half of the book.

I plan to sell this on download from my website, so the question is, what kinds of expectations are there for file size of the PDF they purchase?

Then, what about needing to support the bandwidth of such a large file? If I sell it, using eBay, for $9.99, I clear about $9.50 per copy. How much money will I spend simply paying AWS:EC2 for the bandwidth of 1/2 Gigabyte download?

I am having an issue where the zoom settings are not being applied in Acrobat. I want all PDFs to be opened to single page view, Zoom: 100%. I have found 2 setting areas where this can be applied. Preferences: Page Display: Default Layout and Zoom. Also Preferences: Accessibility: Override Page Display. Both areas have been set to single page 100% zoom, but documents are still opening at a Fit Width setting(usually like 190% zoom).

Today i re-created my Roaming/Local area of my profile to wipe out the adobe folder, and the 100% zoom setting worked for a few existing documents, but when creating a new PDF from Excel, all documents opened at Fit Width zoom again.

Any registry keys this may be linked to? Any other settings i may be missing?

I have an 85 page Word Document with 85 images, and when I convert it to PDF the file size becomes 1.33 GB!

That is totally unacceptable.

I am flummoxed that the file could never be so huge. These image are in the size range of 1MB to 10 MB.

Are there different file formats I could use that convert better?

How do I reduce the resolution to those images? I am hoping for a Word feature that lets me reduce resolution inside Word versus me needing to handle each image outside of Word, which will take the whole day.

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I really do not want to upload my Word doc to just to convert it to a PDF.

My Word (for Mac) 2011 fails when I try and use the Print > PDF  Save As feature.

When I use Word (for Mac) 2017 it requires some online conversion, so I abort it.

Do I have any options?

Hi all, I've got a very old .asp web application that prints to pdf.  I developed this app 13 years ago, and we've now come to record number 10,000 and I need to expand the record number field in the pdf to accommodate for the extra digit.  I've managed to find the file 'requisition.pdf' and I can edit it, I've moved things, expanded the field, but I don't see my modifications reflected in the application, when the pdf is created inside the application.  I move things around but everything stays the same in the app.  What am I missing here?  It's been 13 years and I'm struggling to remember how I did this.  

Some code (reqnum is the field in question):

Dim UserID
UserID = rsReqs("UserID")
strsql2 = "SELECT * FROM [User] Where UserID = '" & UserID & "'"
            set rsUser = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
            rsUser.Open strsql2, connDB, 1, 2
Dim User
User = rsUser("FN") & " " & rsUser("LN")
Set FdfAcX = Server.CreateObject("FdfApp.FdfApp")
Set outputFDF = FdfAcX.FDFCreate      
outputFDF.FDFSetValue "ReqNum", rsReqs("ReqNum"), False
outputFDF.FDFSetValue "UID", User, False       
outputFDF.FDFSetValue "DateEntered", rsReqs("DateEntered"), False       
outputFDF.FDFSetValue "DueDate", rsReqs("DueDate"), False
If rsReqs("Vendor2") = "" Then
outputFDF.FDFSetValue "Vendor", rsReqs("Vendor1"), False
outputFDF.FDFSetValue "Vendor", rsReqs("Vendor2"), False
End If

(a lot more code in here)....

If rsReqs("qty19") > "0" then
outputFDF.FDFSetValue "qty19", …
When importing PDF files in kofax scan, some of the workstations display the PDF content in the Image Viewer, however, some do not.  How can I troubleshoot this so that the image displays?
how easy is it to update a schedule task documents on a ipad and update the document and stire it on a microsoft network
Hello! My HR manager is having issues with Adobe reader when attempting to preview resumes in Outlook 2010 on Win7. She doesn't actually open the attachments as she prefers to preview them in Outlook to save time. I updated her computer and re-installed reader to no avail. Any ideas? Attached snap of error code. Thanks in advance!
I would like to draw a  rectangle with thin dashes lines in adobe acrobat pro in a form.
how can i do it?

Adobe Acrobat





Adobe Acrobat is a family of application software and Web services developed by Adobe Systems to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF). The family comprises Acrobat Reader (formerly Adobe Reader), Acrobat (formerly Acrobat Exchange) and The commercial proprietary Acrobat, available for Microsoft Windows and OS X only, can also create, edit, convert, digitally sign, encrypt, export and publish PDF files.