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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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adobe acrobat reader dc (free)

I click on one pdf and it allows me to add/edit text

but another pdf I click "edit" and asks me to sign in (pay) for paid version

Could it be the type of pdf. ocr versus non ocr

I just want to write text over the lines.  I dont want to use Microsoft paint with a screenshot
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Trying to print multiple copies of one page pdf to our copier and no matter how many copies i print it only prints 1 copy.
This printer is installed through our server \\server. I dont want to add this printer directly.

Things I tried:

- Other application like word printing multiple copies - Works
- Uninstalled Adobe reader DC and resinstalled - Same issue
- Deleted this printer and readded this printer from \\server
- While troubleshooting I placed the Print queue small window on the side and watched, as I click print, it only shows Copies Column - 1  
- Checked other users in the office with same windows 10 os and same printer installed through the server - no issues printing pdfs multiple copies

What could be causing this issue, for Adobe Reader DC to only print 1 copy even though I am selecting multiple copies  ?
What else can I try ?

Thanks
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I would like an app for iPhone, which will allow the download  of PDF files to the iPhone.
There is study material on a specific website, where otherwise in Windows, the PDF study material is downloadable, however on iPhone, it opens the PDF file but within a window, and it does not allow for the download.
Any suggestions?   Safari and Chrome do not seem to work.  And when trying Safari and using the export option to iBooks, it basically sends a screenshot of both pages but not the full PDF document which might be about 60 pages.
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I had this question after viewing MS Access copy and rename file.

I have inherited an Access database that has needed a bit of updating. I have created code to capture a file path and name in a single field.  Now I need to use that information to copy the file to a different directory and rename it with a somewhat complicated naming convention that is already in the code. The original code was designed to capture a WIA scanned document and then convert it to PDF before saving it. Here is some of my code that currently fills a text box.     Set fd = Application.FileDialog(msoFileDialogFilePicker)
    With fd
        .ButtonName = "Select"
        .AllowMultiSelect = False
        .Filters.Add "PDF Files", "*.pdf", 1
        .Title = "Choose PDF File"
        .InitialView = msoFileDialogViewDetails
        .Show
       
        For Each oFD In .SelectedItems
            fileName = oFD
        Next oFD
        On Error GoTo 0
    End With
    txtBOX1 = fileName
   
    Set fd = Nothing

txtBOX1 is the field that need to have the updated name and location in.  Suggestions would be most appreciated.
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We have a weird issue occurring and wanted to know if anyone else has experienced something like this. One of our users is printing a 400 page Bluebeam PDF document to our Ricoh MP C3300. He is printing doubled sided.The thing is it will randomly print about 20 pages upside down in no kind of order (He's printed it 6 times already). I have updated the driver to a universal PCL6 driver to see if it corrected it, and it did not. Does anyone know what could be causing this?
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Hello All,
I have been searching for awhile for a SharePoint 2016 app that will convert Docx file to PDF. I have seem some scripts out there for converting using JavaScript, but none work. I have also seen some apps that will do the conversion but cost $1000s of dollars that I can't afford. I believe I can use Word automation services but I am out of my league when programing.

What I need is a way to bulk create PDF files from Word Document in a SharePoint 2016 document library. I hope to use a button to trigger the event.

Thank you,
Abe
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adobe reader unpaid

edit a .pdf that I have edited previously

When I first opened pdf I could click on fields and write numbers & letters

but I closed and opened pdf again and I cant click on anything

I click "edit pdf" on the right and it asks me to sign up for paid version
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adobe reader (unpaid version)

is there a way to remove signature that I have signed

not
cntrl z
go back

because I am opening document again and my signature looks very bad
my signature looks like a kid drew signature
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I am trying to find a PDF solution for five users on a Remote Desktop Solution. So far, I am trialing Foxit, which now and even prior, I do NOT like. Even though Adobe is expensive, I prefer their products. The difference though in volume licensing is $150 for five users and $500 for five users.

I believe one has to get volume licenses for Adobe at CDW or Provantage. Not sure. Any help would be appreciated. Doesn't have to be Adobe. Thank you.
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I am trying to generate a pdf of a book on my website using cfdocument.  The book displays correctly as a cfm page but when using cfdocument, it doesn't show the fonts or styles correctly.  I have my styles in a css file.  

<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" src="#expandPath('../../Styles/')#BookPDF.css">      

This is one of the styles from the stylesheet....

P {
      font-family: "Futura Medium BT";
      font-size: 12px;
      font-style: normal;
      margin-top: 0px;
      margin-bottom: 5px;
      text-align: justify;
      align: center;
      text-indent: 30px;
}

Any idea how to make it work?
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Took a PDF document with an excel spreadsheet and converted spreadsheet into excel spreadsheet.  The cells were formatted into split rows and columns that were merged.  How can I merge those rows and columns without losing my data thanks?
Doc5.docx
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Hello experts, can someone help me to find a solution for my problem

I have used fpdf to create a pdf file. I used html write function to style my text. However, i cannot justify my text like how multicell do when it breaks to new line. I have stuck for this problem for a few days and need a solution immediately .

Can someone look up for my code:

function WriteHTML($html)
    {
		
		//$this->Write(5,stripslashes(txtentities($e)),'FJ');
        //HTML parser
        $html=str_replace("\n",' ',$html);
        $a=preg_split('/<(.*)>/U',$html,-1,PREG_SPLIT_DELIM_CAPTURE);
        foreach($a as $i=>$e)
        {
            if($i%2==0)
            {
                //Text
                if($this->HREF)
                    $this->PutLink($this->HREF,$e);
                elseif($this->ALIGN=='justify')
                    $this->Cell(0,5,$e,0,1,'C');
                else
                    $this->Write(5,$e);
            }
            else
            {
                //Tag
                if($e[0]=='/')
                    $this->CloseTag(strtoupper(substr($e,1)));
                else
                {
                    //Extract properties
                    $a2=explode(' ',$e);
                    $tag=strtoupper(array_shift($a2));
                    $prop=array();
                    foreach($a2 as $v)
                    {
                        if(preg_match('/([^=]*)=["\']?([^"\']*)/',$v,$a3))
                            

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I have an PDF document that has an Excel table with split Rows and columns.  How do I copy the entire table with formatting of data in the split rows and columns from PDF to Excel?  so I will not have to retype the entire table into an excel spreadsheet.  Thanks.
Doc5.docx
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Hi,
 
 I have a situation where Windows 10 fails to return a complete search result from a mapped/network drive that consists of mainly Word, PDF, Excel documents.
 I re-created index on SBS2011 server to see if it would make a difference, but to no avail.
 Some words seems to return a more complete result than some other words. it is just very inconsistent from word to word that is used in search.
 is that what we can expect or is there a way to fine tune it?

Thanks.
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Has anyone had experience on converting PDF files to Visio 2016?  I lost my folder that had all my Campus Visio Diagrams but have the PDF versions.  Any help here would be appreciated.
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I need someone to help me please in showing me how do I save a page in Foxit PDF reader? I received 2 pages I opened the PDF with Foxit reader free version. The first page was straight . The second page was not. I had to rotate the view to the left in order for me fill it out. I saved it with different name and put it on desktop. When I opened it it was still rotated to the left. How do I fix this? Also when I insert the signature I can see it on the signature line but when I click X to exit I am asked do I want to apply all signatures which I already had applied in the field. Why am I being asked again?

Thank you
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OK, so I have the following code (Code No. 1) that writes data from an Excel file into a PDF Form (I use Adobe Acrobat).
In addition, I have anothe rcode (Code No. 2), that pushes the data from the PDF Forms, back into the excel file.

Instead of doing these 2 things from/to Excel, I want to do it from my MS access database (let's say a table called "Data", with the same fields as the PDF Form fields), but I don't know how/where to change the code.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!


Code No. 1:

Option Explicit

Sub WritePDFForms()
     
    'Declaring the necessary variables.
    Dim strPDFPath              As String
    Dim strFieldNames(1 To 11)  As String
    Dim i                       As Long
    Dim j                       As Integer
    Dim LastRow                 As Long
    Dim objAcroApp              As Object
    Dim objAcroAVDoc            As Object
    Dim objAcroPDDoc            As Object
    Dim objJSO                  As Object
    Dim strPDFOutPath           As String
           
    'Disable screen flickering.
    Application.ScreenUpdating = False
   
    'Specify the path of the sample PDF form.
    'Full path example:
    'strPDFPath = "C:\Users\Christos\Desktop\Test Form.pdf"
    'Using workbook path:
    strPDFPath = ThisWorkbook.Path & "\" & "Test Form.pdf"
   
    'Set the required field names in the PDF form.
    strFieldNames(1) = "First Name"
    …
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Hello Experts!

I have a php page where students enter information to check their results.
See here

I want to display relevant error message on the same page when wrong info is entered. Currently, I'm using error_reporting(0);.
The result is in PDF format.

Please use following to get accurate result:
Class:                       SS 1A
Session:                  2018/2019
Term:                      1st Term
Adminssion No:    GSS/0001
Password:              abc (could be any string)

And use random data to get what I'm taking about.

Bellow is part of the codes:

myForm:
<form id="resultForm" action="terminal_result.php" method="POST">
                        <!--Form with header-->
                        <div class="card wow fadeIn white" data-wow-delay="0.3s">
                            <div class="card-body">
                                <!--Header-->
                                <div class="form-header blue-gradient">
                                    <h3><i class="fa fa-download mt-2 mb-2"></i> Check Result</h3>
                                </div>
                                <div id="error"></div>
                                <!--Body-->
                                <div>                                    
                                    <select name="class_name" id="class_name" class="mdb-select colorful-select dropdown-info" 

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Can you create a pdf file & then "save" it as a blob type in a MySQL database?

I use FPDF; one output option is a string, which I could then save as the blob.

But then (later) when a user clicks a button (now it's a submit, could be ahref=), how can I read the blob & open it in a new window where the blob is just the pdf)
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I wanted to find out if there exists a PDF command line program, that will help to join to different files so that they are side by side.
So let's say 1 file is a manual in English and the other in Spanish.
I wanted to join each page of a 20 page manual, so that the English page 1 is on one side, and the Spanish page 1 is on the other side.
And I want them both to reside in 1 file, as a side by side.
Is there a command line program that I can use that can help me accomplish this?
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I have this JavaScript code:

if(ac == "p") {
			if (spr == 1) {
				str = fn;
			} else {
				str = fnnp;	
			}
			window.open(str);
			return false;	
		}

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Both fn & fnnp are previously defined strings like, for example: "https://www.abcxyz.com/folder/file_name.pdf.

Is there a way to DELETE the file (file_name.pdf) as soon as the new window is opened?

We have to assume the user may print or download the pdf or DO NOTHING but look at it.

Thank you

Thanks
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The following command string exports a PDF to be saved or opened.

start explorer "<http://ServerName/ReportServer$NamedSQLInstance?%2fPurchasing%2fPurchaseOrder&PoNumber=103290&rs:Format=PDF"

Need to NAME and SAVE the file Automatically, from a Delphi desktop application.
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Posted a previous question about removing the password from a PDF that I DO have the password for.  Just to simplify opening it going forward (accountant emailed tax returns with our SSN on them).  Different ways to do that, but printing to a new PDF is 1 way and seems to be (for me) the cheapest / simplest way.

Touches on another issue that I've wondered about for a long time.

Printing  a PDF (or even a web page or text doc, etc) to PDF using different apps can yield wildly different size documents.

Any (free preferred) app that you like for printing to PDF ... and makes small resulting files?

I know with this password protected file (monochrome text), the original was 90KB and any app I tried using to make a PDF resulted in files that  was hundred Kilobytes / megabytes.

And even PDF Forge - for a password protected PDF, it won't even print to PDF (at least when viewing it from Adobe Reader.

From PDF Forge forum:

it isn't really up to us, this is a Ghostscript "feature". Ghostscript is what PDFCreator uses internally to convert the Postscript print data to PDF and other formats.
The idea behind it (I guess) is that you can't use Ghostscript to strip protection from PDF files. Even though the settings allow print, printing it to a virtual PDF printer will basically remove the user password for you, so it is really something different than printing it to a piece of paper. On the other hand, if you have the password and you can view/copy all content …
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I already did 7 day adobe acrobat trial

Is there another program I can use to write my signature (my name in cursive handwriting)
and fill out pdf document with text
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PDF

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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.