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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I'm having issues finding how to push Adobe Standard via script. I can push the software out, however, I don't know how to push the key out with the install. Any help would be great. I am deploying it to about 97 PCs. in our organization.
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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??
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?

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?

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.
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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 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.

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", …
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!
When searching a PDF, why are there some words that are not found when doing a search, and how should I find these word in the PDF?

It's a PDF on 56 pages, and these words that are not found are always between the chapters. Can't I find them also somehow?
I am writing a lengthy book but want to make it easier for readers by breaking it up into

Sub-Chapters sections

Can this be done in a PDF besides by just changing the headings?

I would love to see a panel on the left side which shows a node list of these, somewhat like Windows Explorer or Mac Finder.

Is this possible? If so, does it place limits on which readers can open the file?

I am writing it in Word and will use Adobe Acrobat to export Word to PDF.


We have a Windows 2012 RDS environment.  

We installed Acrobat Reader DC and also MS Office to the RDS servers.  

If we want the applications on the RDS server to be able to print to PDF, what are the requirements?  

I need to print pages from a 1930 radio magazine. I bought the cd from ebay a year ago. I use Adobe Acrobat Extended. It displays print as greyed out and not available. This is not sensitive stuff, but still cannot print. How can I accomplish this? I did get as far as settings and it shows that the cd is password protected from printing. ODD for sure for old information.
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Not sure if this is easily addressable.

However, unlike opening most files from Outlook.
When I open a PDF file from Outlook into either Adobe Acrobat or Reader.  Save As seems to confuse some of my users and would almost prefer it to be handled more like any other file opened  from Outlook into its associated application were it starts out in the "Library/ Documents " folder instead of deep in the Windows internet temp folder.

For me, it's not really an issue just want to offer it as a solution to some of my users that don't like starting a save as deep in the Windows internet temp folder.

I have a form in ms access with a web browser control on it.  When I navigate to a pdf on the hard disk, I want the pdf to display in the form inside the web browser object.  What happens now is that the web browser objects opens Acrobat and opens the pdf in that program.  After opening the pdf in acrobat the web browser objects says Navigation to the webpage was canceled.
Dell Dimension (1500 series). Windows10
I can Search (Find) text in a folder full of Word files.  with PDF files, however I  can do this with individual files (by pressing Ctrl and F key - this brings up a search box).  My question:  Is  it possible  in one search operation to find text in   a group of PDF files ?
I need to:

- add an image
- make changes to that image, like adding markers, lines, notes and labels

But I need to be able to move them and update them in subsequent sessions.

Obviously, the JPG (or other format) would be the format for output, but a Gimp file format must retain these object details in the file itself so they can be saved, then updated.

How do I do this with Gimp for Mac?
I have vb6 application thru which i am able send report  as PDF document as mail attachment. I want to include password for pdf file. Following is coding. How can i set password for PDF documents.

repSaleRegister  is report generated by crystal report designer in vb6 application.

    repSaleRegister.ExportOptions.DestinationType = crEDTEMailMAPI
    repSaleRegister.ExportOptions.FormatType = crEFTPortableDocFormat
    repSaleRegister.ExportOptions.MailToList = adoTR_EMPAYDATRs.Fields!PMEMAIL
    repSaleRegister.ExportOptions.MailSubject = "Test Report"
    repSaleRegister.ExportOptions.PDFExportAllPages = True
    repSaleRegister.ExportOptions.FormatType = crEFTPortableDocFormat
    repSaleRegister.ExportOptions.MailMessage = "Dear  Please find attached report"
    repSaleRegister.Export False

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I have a Mac and need a basic image editing tool, bot not as basic as PaintBrush.

I need to ad line and text and various elements, and have the ability to change them later. I find I cannot edit a "flat image file" because I am limited to undo, and can not save the file and edit it later.

Why options do I have? I want a quick learning curve and hope I do not need some expensive tool.

I know for $29/month I can get an online license to Adobe, which totals $360/year! But I may consider that service for a few months IF it has tools I can use.


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.