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A Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format consisting of an electronic image resembling a printed document and can be viewed, printed, and electronically transmitted. PDF files can store various types of data, including formatted text, vector graphics, and raster images. The page layout defines the location, size, and shape of each page and each item on the page. The information looks the same no matter what device or program is used to open it.

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Is it possible to create several pdf files for a Crystal Report
Ok, have a report that creates data for each person, would like to export the data to individual pdf files which I could then distribute.
If possible would like to know how to do this

Gordon
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Protecting & Securing Your Critical Data
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Considering 93 percent of companies file for bankruptcy within 12 months of a disaster that blocked access to their data for 10 days or more, planning for the worst is just smart business. Learn how Acronis Backup integrates security at every stage

How to set what Program you want your PDF file open within CMD?

assoc .pdf=pdffile

ftype pdffile=Architect.exe %1 %*

Also

Start architect with cmd not working
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I need help or examples of how to import a PDF Form using iTextSharp or something similar.  I am using dropbox for the Upload Form. I want to read the contents of the uploaded PDF Form
and write a new record to my database.   I can export to a PDF form using iTextSharp so I hope I can import as well.  

My View looks like this:

    @{
        ViewBag.menu = false;
    }

<div class="extraPadding">
    <div class="row" style="margin-bottom: 10px; margin-top: -20px;">
        <div class="col-xs-8">
            <h2>Upload New Request</h2>
        </div>
    </div>

    <div class="col-xs-10">

        <p class="help-block">
            Use the form below to add a New Request.  The Form uploaded must be the correct Request form
            using PR.#### Rev. # dated 1/9/2019.
        </p>

        <p class="help-block">
            If you do not have the correct Version, please download the correct form here:
            <a href="~/PathtomyForm.pdf" target="_blank">Request Form Version #</a>
        </p>

    </div>

    <div class="col-xs-10">

        <div class="row">
            @using (Html.BeginForm("Upload", "Upload", FormMethod.Post, new
            {
                @class = "dropzone dz-clickable",
                @enctype = "multipart/form-data",
                @id = "documentDropzone"
            }))
            {
                <div class="dz-message">
                    Drop files here or click to upload.
              …
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What is the command line on setting an application as default?

Example: if I install PDF Architect.

what would be a command line to set as default to open a pdf file
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PDF Creator 6.

How can I turn an EXE file into MSI

Note: EXE file has to download additional data when installing.
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What is best scanned pdf to excel converter? Cost effective would really help but mainly I am looking for fast,easy and accurate conversion so I don't have to do lot of manual work.  
Any suggestion/advised will be highly appreciated.

Thank you.
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I'm currently trying to print out PDF files in a folder on my c drive,I thought it'd be smart to put all files in a printing queue, and then print them all in one go. Is this in any way possible with VBA?
I am trying to avoid looping through the folder.I cam manually copy and paste them in the print queue but I am trying to avoid doing that also.
Thanks
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Xpdf - PDFtoPS - Command Line Utility to Convert a PDF File to PS (PostScript)
In this tenth video of my Xpdf series, I discuss and demonstrate the PDFtoPS utility, which converts a PDF file to PostScript (PS). Also, it provides an option allowing creation of an Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) file. It performs its functions via a command line interface, making it suitable for use in programs, scripts, batch files — any place where a command line call can be made.

1. Download the software


You may have already downloaded the Xpdf tools while watching one of my earlier videos in the series, but there has since been an upgrade from Version 3 to Version 4 and there is a new download site:

https://www.xpdfreader.com/download.html

Visit that site and download the pre-compiled Windows binary ZIP archive, then unzip it.

Step1

2. Locate the documentation folder for the Xpdf utilities


Go to the folder where you unzipped the downloaded ZIP file and find the doc folder.

Step2

3. Read the documentation for the PDFtoPS tool


Go into the doc folder and find the plain text file called pdftops.txt.

Open it with any text editor, such as Notepad, and read it. This is the documentation for the PDFtoPS tool.

Step3

4. Set up a test folder


Create a test folder.

Copy pdftops.exe from the unzipped bin32 folder into your test folder.

Copy a sample PDF file into your test folder.

Step4

5. Set up a command prompt for testing


Open a command prompt window.

Navigate to your test folder.

Issue a DIR command in the command prompt to be sure that only two files are in it - the PDFtoPS executable and the sample PDF file.

Step5

6. Run the PDFtoPS utility to create the PostScript file


Issue the following command in the command prompt:

pdftops TestFileName.pdf
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by:Andrew Leniart
Great video and introduction to a very useful tool indeed.
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by:Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVE
Thank you, Andrew, I appreciate the compliment and the endorsement. Happy New Year! Regards, Joe
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Xpdf - PDFtoPPM - Command Line Utility to Convert a PDF File to PPM, PGM, PBM
In this ninth video of my Xpdf series, I discuss and demonstrate the PDFtoPPM tool, which converts a PDF file to color portable pixmap (PPM) format, grayscale portable graymap (PGM) format, or monochrome (black & white) portable bitmap (PBM) format. It creates a separate image file for each page of the PDF file. It does this via a command line interface, making it suitable for use in programs, scripts, batch files — any place where a command line call can be made.

1. Download the software


You may have already downloaded the Xpdf tools while watching one of my earlier videos in the series, but there has since been an upgrade from Version 3 to Version 4 and there is a new download site:

https://www.xpdfreader.com/download.html

Visit that site and download the pre-compiled Windows binary ZIP archive, then unzip it.

Step1

2. Locate the documentation folder for the Xpdf utilities


Go to the folder where you unzipped the downloaded ZIP file and find the doc folder.

Step2

3. Read the documentation for the PDFtoPPM tool


Go into the doc folder and find the plain text file called pdftoppm.txt.

Open it with any text editor, such as Notepad, and read it. This is the documentation for the PDFtoPPM tool.

Step3

4. Set up a test folder


Create a test folder.

Copy pdftoppm.exe from the unzipped bin32 folder into your test folder.

Copy a sample PDF file into your test folder, preferably one with numerous pages.

Step4

5. Set up a command prompt for testing


Open a command prompt window.

Navigate to your test folder.

Issue a DIR command in the command prompt to be sure that only two files are in it - the PDFtoPPM executable and the sample PDF file.

Step5
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Xpdf - PDFtoHTML - Command Line Utility to Convert a PDF File to HTML
In this eighth video of my Xpdf series, I discuss and demonstrate the PDFtoHTML utility, which, exactly as its name says, converts a PDF file to HTML. It does this via a command line interface, making it suitable for use in programs, scripts, batch files — any place where a command line call can be made.

1. Download the software


You may have already downloaded the Xpdf tools while watching one of my earlier videos in the series, but there has since been an upgrade from Version 3 to Version 4 and there is a new download site:

https://www.xpdfreader.com/download.html

Visit that site and download the pre-compiled Windows binary ZIP archive, then unzip it.

Step1

2. Locate the documentation folder for the Xpdf utilities


Go to the folder where you unzipped the downloaded ZIP file and find the doc folder.

Step2

3. Read the documentation for the PDFtoHTML tool


Go into the doc folder and find the pdftohtml.txt file.

It is a plain text file. Open it with any text editor, such as Notepad, and read it. This is the documentation for the PDFtoHTML tool.

Step3

4. Set up a test folder


Create a test folder.

Copy pdftohtml.exe from the unzipped bin32 folder into your test folder.

Copy a sample PDF file into your test folder, preferably one with numerous pages.

Step4

5. Set up a command prompt for testing


Open a command prompt window.

Navigate to your test folder.

Issue a DIR command in the command prompt to be sure that only two files are in it - the PDFtoHTML executable and the sample PDF file.

Step5

6. Run the PDFtoHTML utility


Issue the following command in the command prompt:

pdftohtml TestFileName.pdf HTMLfolder
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Are you thinking about creating an Amazon Web Services account for your business? Not sure where to start? In this course you’ll get an overview of the history of AWS and take a tour of their user interface.

xpdfrc - Configuration File for All Xpdf Utilities
This is the eleventh — and final — video of my Experts Exchange Micro Tutorials on the Xpdf utilities. The first video is an overview of the command line tools. The next nine videos are tutorials on all them:

PDFimages - Extract Images from PDF Files
PDFtoText - Convert PDF Files to Plain Text Files
PDFinfo - Retrieve Page Count and Other Information from PDF Files
PDFdetach - Detach Attachments from PDF Files
PDFtoPNG - Convert a Multi-page PDF File into Separate PNG Files
PDFfonts - List Fonts Used in a PDF File
PDFtoHTML - Convert a PDF File to HTML
PDFtoPPM - Convert a PDF File to PPM, PGM, PBM
PDFtoPS - Convert a PDF File to PS (PostScript)

This last video in the series discusses xpdfrc, which is the single configuration file that Xpdf uses for all nine utilities. It provides an enormous number of options, allowing extensive control of the tools, such as character mapping, font configuration, PostScript control, rasterizer settings, text control, and much more.

1. Download the software and fonts


You may have already downloaded the Xpdf tools while watching one of my earlier videos in the series, but there has since been an upgrade from Version 3 to Version 4 and there is a new download site:

https://www.xpdfreader.com/download.html

Visit that site and download the pre-compiled Windows binary ZIP archive, then unzip it.

Download the Symbol and Zapf Dingbats fonts from the same page.

Step1

2. Locate the documentation folder for the Xpdf utilities


Go to the folder where you unzipped the downloaded ZIP file and find the doc folder.

Step2
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MS Word 2106 export to PDF  when read in Acrobat shows a thin black line at the left edge on most even pages of a book file.  No such line appears while in Word. Any clues to eliminating this line appreciated.
obam5X8.pdf
obam5X8.docx
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we are not subscribing to any professional phishing service but doing our own phishing drill.  can someone provide me a pdf file tt will email back to me (indicating who clicked with a message 'You failed this test' in the pdf) when our o365 exchange online users clicked on the attachment.   Guess we hv to whitelist such a pdf so tt our AV doesnt block it from opening?
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Is there a way to use a report number on a PDF file  as a key to read information from an Excel spreadsheet?
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Good Morning Experts,

I just rolled out a shiny new Windows Server 2016 Remote Desktop Session Host\Terminal Server and everything is working fine and all is right with the world.

Then the employees that handle PDFs all day started screaming.  Apparently, Adobe Acrobat DC as the preview handler for PDFs is a slow nightmare.  I have tested it and they are right.  It is horribly slow and near useless in the Windows Explorer preview window.  All the Google fu I could muster did not yield any solutions.

I have heard that the Foxit Reader is a good replacement for Adobe Reader in these situations.  I have tested it and it is very fast at rendering PDFs.

My question:

Can I set the default application for PDFs to Adobe Reader and the preview handler for Windows Explorer to Foxit?  If so, how?

Thoughts?

karislove
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Does anyone know what the best pdf editor is?  I would like to be able to open a pdf file, add texts (mainly) for form filling and to be able to save what I have edited\added\removed.  And I would like the feature to export the pdf file to word too.

I am currently using Adobe Acrobat Standard DC but am trying to avoid having to pay a monthly subscription.  

I have other tools but they do not work as well.

Any recommendations?

Thank you in advance!
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When attempting to print a pdf from Outlook (in Chrome) the print preview shows blank... I then cannot print the pdf.  Thoughts?

If I download and print it works.
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I use Atozed Intraweb with Delphi XE 10.2.3.
I save a Window to pdf using 'Window Print' as pdf.
then I woud get the file saved on the tablet and upload it (with IwFileUploader) without re-selecting the pdf I have just saved.
How is it possible? Note that I use delphi over 15 years, but am absolutely unexpert about HTML5, javascript etc, so I should need a simpe solution.
Then, when I more expert, my goal shoud be to save the window automatically without selecting where to save the pdf.
I Hope my english is quite comprensive.
Thank You very much
Oronzo Conte
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PDF Password Unlocker
Did you forget the password for protected PDF documents? If yes, then go through this blog and get the best idea to remove security from Adobe files.
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10 Holiday Gifts Perfect for Your Favorite Geeks
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10 Holiday Gifts Perfect for Your Favorite Geeks

Still have some holiday shopping to do for the geeks in your life? While toys, clothing, games, and gift cards are still viable options for your friends and family, there’s more reason than ever to consider gadgets and software.

Is there a way to convert a scan document PDF to XML 2.6? I tried to convert it using Adobe Acrobat, Save as XML format, but it saved as XML 1.0.
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What is the proper way to format and write to a pdf file using VS C#? I need to generate reports off a grid and output to a pdf file that is very nicely formatted with titles and date stamps and then the data.
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For the first time I have updated the index in Paperport (before I used it mainly for scanning). The indexing went allright apart from the fact that it was interrupted several times to supply passwordes. But I do not use passwords after I scanned a file and if the files from elsewhere were be behind passwords they would not be of any use for me. Any explanation/solution?
Thanks
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Hello,

I have a very big report in PDF format which I need to analyse  I want to printout pages that contain certain strings.

Is that possible?

Thanks.
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I need to print files to PDF on a Linux RHEL7 machine.  I read that cups-pdf should do it but when I type yum search cups-pdf, it shows nothing to install.  So I am back to my original issue.  I need to be able to setup a virtual printer that I can print files to that will simply store the PDF output in a directory.  Can anyone help?
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Hello, I am looking for a free program that converts pdf's to word docs. I have used free ones in the past that allows you to print to pdf, but the pdf files I need them to converted are 50 to100 pages long. Any recommendations on software or add on's. The user is using office 365 and also google suite user.
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A Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format consisting of an electronic image resembling a printed document and can be viewed, printed, and electronically transmitted. PDF files can store various types of data, including formatted text, vector graphics, and raster images. The page layout defines the location, size, and shape of each page and each item on the page. The information looks the same no matter what device or program is used to open it.