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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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I have some PDF pages scanned. but  it is scanned in reverse order (the last page is scanned first and first page last) . How can I  correct it ( preferably with a freebie)
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Python 3 Fundamentals
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Python 3 Fundamentals

This course will teach participants about installing and configuring Python, syntax, importing, statements, types, strings, booleans, files, lists, tuples, comprehensions, functions, and classes.

I have files with a DWG extension.  They were made a bunch of years ago and are supposedly blueprints. they are about 100KB files.  They've been sitting on a thumb drive for years.

I've tried opening them with irfanview and LibreCAD.  Both say they can't open them.

I used https://www.zamzar.com/convert/dwg-to-pdf/ for one of them and it made a PDF with some rectangular shapes / lines, but likely not all that shoudl be there and not aligned correctly (1 rectangle is off to the side).  Is it because they are old and newer programs cant render them correctly? Or they corrupt?

Any recommendations on a universal viewer or something that might be able to open the files?  We're looking to make PDFs or something so we can print them on a large paper printer at staples.
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Our Helpdesk has install  Adobe Acrobat XI Pro  &  Adobe Forms Central
on my laptop when I requested for a software that could do OCR &
convert PDF to editable MSWord doc.

However, they don't know how to use it:  anyone has a Quick Guide on
how to do PDF to Word conversion (with OCR) with these tools?
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searching windows 10 file explorer for pdf files

how many different commands in search box
.pdf
type:???
kind:???
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I don't have the admin right to install PDFsam so previously I just copy over the
entire folder from a working WInXP to my Win 7 (64bit) & create a shortcut to
c:\PDFsam Basic\bin\pdfsam.bat   & it launches with a slight message.

However, when I now do the same from my Win 7 to a Win 10 (64bit) that has,
it won't launch, giving the error below:  is this due to the java version the
Win 10?
C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin>java.exe -version
java version "1.6.0_45"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_45-b06)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 20.45-b01, mixed mode, sharing)


the message:
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C:\PdfSam Basic\bin>pdfsam.bat
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: org/pdfsam/community/App : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0
        at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method)
        at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClassCond(Unknown Source)
        at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(Unknown Source)
        at java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(Unknown Source)
        at java.net.URLClassLoader.defineClass(Unknown Source)
        at java.net.URLClassLoader.access$000(Unknown Source)
        at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(Unknown Source)
        at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
        at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(Unknown Source)
        at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
        at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown …
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How to reduce the file size of a PDF
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Can I merge two pdf documents without acrobat writer?

The documents are created using pdf.

I just want to add one pdf to the end of another, making a 2 page pdf

Thanks
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In Nuance Power PDF Advanced ver. 2.1 I have a lot of photos that I would like to organize into folders, or something similar to folders, is there a way to do this>
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after office upgrade to 0365-64 bit, I get the error that there is no default mail client when I right-click on a PDF and try to email it
I can open outlook and attach the same PDF, but can't right-click on the PDF and mail
verified in control panel and registry that outlook is the default mail client
this has happened on more that a few upgrade at my company
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Searching & Renaming PDF Files

Bill you have provided some code in the past about searching and renaming PDF files...

Option Explicit

' Define files and folders to work with (NO TRAILING BACKSLASH)
Const cBaseDir = "b:\ee\ee29100342\files\[[DATE]]"
Const cControlFile = "b:\ee\ee29100342\list.csv"
Const cDelim = ","

' Text file I/O constants
Const ForReading = 1
Const ForWriting = 2
Const ForAppending = 8

' Declare global variables
Dim objFSO, strBaseDir, strControlFile, strDate
Dim arrControl, strControl, arrFields, i
Dim strOldName, strNewName, strOldPath, strNewPath

' Create file system object
Set objFSO = WScript.CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

' Get date in YYYYMMDD format
strDate = Year(Now) & Right("0" & Month(Now), 2) & Right("0" & Day(Now), 2)

' Resolve file paths
strBaseDir = objFSO.GetAbsolutePathname(Replace(cBaseDir, "[[DATE]]", strDate, 1, -1, vbTextCompare))
strControlFile = objFSO.GetAbsolutePathname(cControlFile)

' Make sure base folder exists
If Not objFSO.FolderExists(strBaseDir) Then
    Wscript.Echo Now & " ERROR: Base folder does not exist - " & strBaseDir
    Wscript.Quit
End If

' Make sure control file exists
If Not objFSO.FileExists(strControlFile) Then
    Wscript.Echo Now & " ERROR: List file does not exist - " & strControlFile
    Wscript.Quit
End If

' Load csv file into array
With objFSO.OpenTextFile(strControlFile, ForReading)
    arrControl = Split(.ReadAll, vbCrLf)
    .Close
End With

' Loop over each control 

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Make Network Traffic Fast and Furious with SD-WAN
Make Network Traffic Fast and Furious with SD-WAN

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I need to know how to permanently rotate the orientation of a PDF in Foxit Reader. Also is it possible to edit something like the date field on a save PDF document? I have the Trial version of the Professional Foxit Reader. Lastly, How do I enter the date and time stamp? Please, simple instructions.

Thank you,

Basem
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We have an external application that creates a PDF file for each customer delivery which contains 2 - 14 PDF delivery documents within that PDF file. Is there a way to open the PDF file in code and extract the PDF documents within that file?
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I have some PDF files and I want to convert them to dwg files, is there a free tool that I can use to do so.
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SYSTEM
Windows 8.1
Asus T100 10" Notebook

BACKGROUND
Foxit PDF Reader (Free Version) 9.3
In order to use the keyboard shortcut to pan left and right, when the screen is zoomed in, I had to disable Windows Hot Keys so that CTRL+ALT+ARROW would not rotate the screen. (My previous EE post focused on that problem.)

PROBLEM
Is it possible to assign a different Hot Key combination (other than ctrl+alt+arrow) that allows you to scroll (or pan) left or right in Foxit? Can you assign just the Left and Right Arrow keys without the control keys? That makes it so much easier to use the arrow keys to navigate the page with one hand.
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I have a situation where I use fpdf to generated pdfs. In one specific case, it was generating a BLANK pdf. So I put some echos in (php) so I could start to track where it was going wrong.

As soon as I put the echos in, it worked fine.

FYI, this is NOT the first time this has happened to me (that is, putting echos in & the problem disappears).

Since I don't want the echos in the live environment, I commented them out in the php using //.

Uploaded them to the server (only 2 programs), ran test again, echos still there, process worked.

Cleared the cache (in Firefox), ran the test again, echos still show.

Since they just flash by in a split second, decided to make it live this way since it now works.

Anyone have ANY idea why this crazy business happens like this?

Here is one of the echos, commented out, in the code now:

//if ($_SESSION['form'] == "Pearland" && $_SESSION['user'] == 2) {
	//echo "got to start of switch with Pearland<br>";
//}	

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Hi, How to transform the below XML to PDF using XSL:FO

<paragraphs>
   <paragraph>ahsbdgdgdg<a href="https://aaaa.com/xsd &did=jsjsj">Test</a>
   </paragraph>
</paragraphs>

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Hello,
Any suggestion on how I can use Adobe in my vb.net app  to generate PDF from system.bytes(memory Stream).

Thanks
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Print to PDF option in printers was deleted.  Is there a simple way to get it back without reinstalling Adobe Acrobat X?  Thanks in Advance
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Hello,

I am using vb.net desktop app.
The requirement is to create PDF document from memorystream (system.bytes) data extracted from SQL Server. We have a table which saves images in bytes in sql datatabase.
I need to create PDF document from the memorystream.
I have tried PDFsharp , it does give me one page PDF but struggling to get multipage from it.
I am open to any software suitable.
The code I used with PDF sharp is this :
 Dim dtSQLImage As New DataTable
        Dim imagedt
        Dim imageData() As Byte

        Dim unicode = PdfFontEncoding.Unicode
        Dim embedding = PdfFontEncoding.Automatic

        Dim clsFrmain As New ClsFrmMainLoad

        dtSQLImage = DgFinanceImg.DataSource
        Dim pdfRenderer As PdfDocumentRenderer = New PdfDocumentRenderer(unicode, embedding)
        For j = 0 To dtSQLImage.Rows.Count - 1
            If j = DirectCast(sender, Telerik.WinControls.UI.RadGridView).CurrentRow.Index Then
                imageData = (dtSQLImage.Rows(j)(0))

                For i = 0 To 2

                    imageFilename = MigraDocFilenameFromByteArray(imageData)
                    document = New MigraDoc.DocumentObjectModel.Document
                    Dim pageSetup As MigraDoc.DocumentObjectModel.PageSetup = document.DefaultPageSetup.Clone
                    ' set orientation
                    pageSetup.Orientation = MigraDoc.DocumentObjectModel.Orientation.Landscape
                    Dim section As 

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Learn SQL Server Core 2016
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Learn SQL Server Core 2016

This course will introduce you to SQL Server Core 2016, as well as teach you about SSMS, data tools, installation, server configuration, using Management Studio, and writing and executing queries.

Dear,
Can you please help transfer attached PDF into one .doc document?
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I have a physical stamp with some info on it and I stamp invoices and then I scan them to email addresses.  Is there a way to take a plain sheet of paper, stamp it and scan it as a jpeg or a pdf and then when I get these invoices I somehow "add" the pdf or jpeg of the stamp onto the invoice?  What would be the best and easiest way to do this?  I have a mac computer and a windows computer if that matters.
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Hi,
How can i merge a image in an pdf with adobe pro in vb.net.
Any suggestions are appreciated.

Thanks
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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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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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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.