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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 Acrobat.com. 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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Staff email confidential PDF documents  to other organizations and they would like to password protect the PDF document when they email.
Is there any free software or paid software that can password protect a PDF document?

Any help much appreciated

Thanks
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Hi,
Is there any good converter or site to change PDF to Word file?

Is there good sharing to do the same by C#/Java, in programmable way?
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Trying to add a pdf file to powerpoint.  I have inserted a pdf file as an object into a powerpoint presentation.  Then I read instructions on how to make it active within the presentation by adding an action to it.  The action I have chose is :  mouse click - open .  When I do this all it does it shrink the pdf file.  It shows it normally (the first page of the pdf file) and then when I click on the pdf it just shows up like it is a thumbnail.  

All I really want to do is click to the slide of the pdf file, click it, and it brings up adobe reader to view the pdf
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I'm having a problem when i merge two PDF documents.  The process that i run through is to open the first larger document and then from within Acrobat i run through the INSERT routine.  Once the insert is complete random words and characters are changed to garbage.  It looks similar to the wingdings font.  Some words are completely replaced while other words are only partially replaced with bad characters.  All of these words are written in English

I'm using a Windows 10 computer with Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Version 2015.006.30508

Is there a way to merge documents without the words/fonts becoming illegible?
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A while ago I made a change in the settings/preferences in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.  Now, when I go to close a document it pops up with a dialog box asking what to do with the hidden information.  I don't want it to pop-up every time I close a document; it is so frustrating.  I changed something, but don't know what I have searched the Adobe forum and Google and cannot find a setting to change.
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In Adobe Acrobat Pro how do I enable the option to copy the selected text into Highlights, annotations and comments?
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Need robust highlight & comment exporting for PDFs.

Found this description here:

OK. I found an awesome tool in the [Adobe Acrobat] app Highlights!

My workflow is now read and highlight in Preview, Save, Open in Highlights and export to .pdf (several other options available.) Easy.

The new .pdf is very easy to read, the highlights I made are collated under a page number reference.

Thanks for replies to my question. Problem is solved.

Just about to buy another brand which has good export of comments, but would prefer to use Adobe Acrobat DC.  

Anyone have any experience with this additional comment exporting app inside Adobe Acrobat called "Highlights" described above?  Need some screenshots of what this looks like in Adobe Acrobat?  It seems like it is a US$30 add-on.  Am I right?  Is it available if I'm using the subscription model for Adobe Acrobat?  Not the highlighting feature itself - that's a default feature.  It seems to be some kind of add-on offered by Adobe that cleanly exports comments & highlights.

Many thanks!!!!
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Hi please see attached picture. this is PDF file opened by Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. There are a lot sticky note in which no any info is there. I do not know why it has. My question is how to remove these yellow mark like sticky note? thank you
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Here is what the pc owner tells me. I am skeptical but maybe there is an issue here with a solution.

me:  the issue of Adobe blocking websites is readily seen.
You say a website is blocking Adobe Reader?

she: yes
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Hi There are a lot PDF editors on the market. Anyone can suggest best one which can edit PDF picture/image? thank you
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What do you recommend as a very light weight PDF Reader?
Adobe Acrobat Reader no longer works on a computer and I would like to get a light foot print PDF Reader for Windows 10.
Thanks in advance.
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I am replacing my Windows 7 Pro computer with a Windows 10 Pro computer.

I have Microsoft Office Home and Business 2013 on my Windows 7 computer.
I have Adobe Arobat XI Standard on my Windows 7 computer.

Since I cannot locate the CD for those 2 software, is there anyway I can look on my Windows 7 computer,
that I can send information to Microsoft and Adobe to show that I have valid software installed
and I would like to migrate it to Windows 10 or download the software again?

Thank you!
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I'd like to know how to have a "fillable" pdf file on my website.

I need my customers to download the file, complete it, and send it back.

I assume I need to buy some kind of license from Adobe?  It's sortof like giving everybody access to Adobe Acrobat DC functionality for just that one file.

Or maybe, if that's either impossible or too expensive, an alternative solution might be just to share a Google Docs file?

Thanks
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Hello, I have a mac user that I am trying to install adobe acrobat 2017 and xi I am using the serial # that came with the software and acrobat and it stats this is not a valid serial number so I contact adobe and not having access to the system at the time of contacting them they sent me a new serial number, so I tried that with the same results. The company has an old copy of adobe acrobat xi so I installed in on my mac and got to the serial input part of the installation and it accepted the serial number but I canceled the install, now today I am just getting back to the user to install the acrobat xi with that working serial that I tested and I am getting the same error, my question is could it be something on the system that preventing this serial activation?
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How to convert Base64 Encode format to pdf using Notepad++ (or) UltraEdit ?

We are not allowed to use any other third party tools.

I have an existing file which came to us in Base64 Encode format.  In order to review the file, we will have to convert the Base64 Encode to pdf file.
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I recently purchased a copy of Adobe DC Standard for a user. I assigned the license to them and they have been using it without problems. Starting yesterday, they began seeing a message that, "In 22 days, the membership giving you access to Adobe will expire"Adobe Message (see attachment)

My Adobe licensing account doesn't expire until October 2020. This is the same account that shows the license of Adobe DC Standard that is assigned to the user. AdobeAcountExp.JPG See attachment.

Any idea why my users is seeing this message and how to make it go away?
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We have inherited a new site with an ageing terminal server.  On the terminal server they have Adobe Acrobat Standard 9, Version 9.0.0 which is used to edit PDF forms.  This is used by 50 users via the terminal server whilst the site only has one device copy of Adobe Acrobat Standard 9, Version 9.0.0.  Is this licensed correctly?  

I know on more recent copies of Adobe you need one copy per user but I’ve been told on older copies such as this you can use it on a terminal server with one device licence.
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What is a good pdf editing software.  I have currently tried adobe creative software but it is far too complicated to use?
Your advice would be appreciated.
Thanks,
Capreol
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It should have the following steps:
1. Allow user to choose the folder where all the pdf reside
2. Convert the .txt files
3. Ask user to select the designated folder to store the .txt files = "OK | CANCEL "

I am currently using "PDF-XChange Editor" to open .pdf files and then "Save As" .txt into a designated folder.

The .txt files should have the same name as the .pdf files.

Thanks.
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Any personal recommendations for an adobe acrobat replacement?  Im looking for personal recommendations, not results from a google search.

Foxit is an option.  I want the full bells and whistles, ideally for circa. $50 or less.  Possibly with student discount or NHS discount if offered.
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Hi,
I must export a batch of .PDF files to Excel by matching as close as possible the original .PDF files (not just text transfert).
I have a subscription with Adobe Acrobat Pro but I can't find any examples of source code to help me with this challenge.
I'm already an expert with VBA through MS Access, but I'm very beginner at using Adobe Acrobat functions, objects and so on.
I really need examples written in VBA that can do that.
Thanks!
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The users in our office all access the RDS VM using a workstation. We have five licenses for the above Adobe product. For over a year I have had the email icon, which allows me attach the pdf file to an Outlook email (from O365). For reasons unknown to me, the icon is now gone and all attempts to replace it have failed.

It is checked on Show File Tools on the toolbar, and I cannot find any window which would allow me to add it. Every other user (who, of course, doesn't need it or use it) still has this email icon and email functionality.

Any suggestions as to why it is gone and how to get it back?

Of course, as I am typing this, I notice that when I click on Share on the top right I get the share column which opens when I click on the email. I can attach and email from there. It would save a step if the column was open by default.

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Dear Experts
We have project for 6 months where the data to be captured from the pdf document to captured and entered into excel and then imported into the application, it is found that the pdf documents in some sections are scanned some sections it is hand written, in some section it is table,  
1. looking for solution/software  please let us know the best solution to handle this work.
2.  also please suggest can we think of reading so that use some voice reorganization software if yes then please suggest the software
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Hello everyone, I got a new install and the user can not find their Adobe Acrobat DC 2015 software, is there a way I can get the serial number from software and download another copy of Acrobat DC 2015 and use that serial number? The user has looked everywhere with no luck of finding the original disk or download but they really don't want to buy another copy.
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I want to generate unique numbers for every page on a pdf file.

In sudo code it would look something like

next_number = 393456
job_code = "abc"
file = "some_document.pdf"
total_pages = pageCount(file)

For each page in file
     next_number = next_number +1
     addFooter(job_code + " "+next_number)
next

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Most likely this would be command line (windows).  Right now, what I have found is https://www.pdflabs.com/docs/pdftk-man-page/.  Reading the docs, it looks like I need to first find out how many pages are in the pdf, then generate a blank pdf with just a footer and add the unique "next_number" to every page. Then merge this document with the document I want to add the footer to.

What I am looking for are other command line tools available where I can add something unique to every page with hopefully some type of free tool where I can do this programatically. Are there better options than pdftk?
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Adobe Acrobat

10K

Solutions

11K

Contributors

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 Acrobat.com. 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.