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Questions about Adobe Acrobat, a proprietary program developed by Adobe Systems used for the creation, modification, and viewing of PDF files.

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Importing Acrobat file into Indesign and retaining comment highlights and text

I am aiming to import a multi page pdf into Adobe InDesign. The client has added highlighted comments which need to be retained when imported. However when the pages are brought in, the highlights ...
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Adobe Sign for Websites

I have an editable PDF I want to put on a WordPress site. When people just try to open the PDF in their browser normally, the signature field is just a text box. When I make an Adobe Sign request ...
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How could I use a slug in InDesign as a digital client sign off?

I'm hoping to find a solution for a digital client sign off on artwork by using the digital signature feature in Acrobat but I'm hoping to be able to have this automatically set up in InDesign so I ...
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Acrobat is creating files starting with “magick-” What are these?

I just noticed today that in every folder where I have PDFs, there are also a random number of files that begin with the word "magick-" which is followed by a string of around 17 numbers, letters and ...
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Flatten transparency makes text with overlay blending mode solid white

I received a PDF file from a client that I need to print. I want to flatten the PDF using Acrobat Preflight Flattener Previewer but I am not getting the desired results I am expecting. The ...
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Expandable PDF textbox in InDesign?

Is there no way to make a fillable PDF that will dynamically expand as the user inputs text? After hours of searching only 1 solution keeps popping up and that is Adobe Livecycle which now seems to be ...
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Increase Contrast in PDF

I am trying to batch increase the contrast of a pdf of 600+ pages. I expected such a function in Acrobat's preflight but haven't found anything. My online research suggests that the task is impossible ...
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Interactive PDF pop-ups not working unless first pop-up instance is clicked in InDesign

When I export an InDesign CC interactive PDF with multiple pop-up throughout the document, I can only activate the pop-up feature by clicking on the first instance of the pop up. Example. I click on ...
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Is it better to use Adobe Acrobat or InDesign for interactive PDF layers?

There is an interactive PDF product my workplace has done for years, built with Adobe Acrobat. The end result includes buttons to navigate between pages, go back to the title page, etc. However the ...
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Make secured PDF exportable

I have a created a secured PDF in Acrobat DC Pro, I secured the file so that users will not be able to mess up the form. Is there any way to let Acrobat Reader users export the file as an image file, ...
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Need help when exporting interactive PDF

I have created an interactive PDF for my client. I use checkboxes to show and hide Image & Text fields based on the client's needs. I need these checkboxes to be hidden when the client exports ...
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PDF to monochrome PNG automation

I would like to make a system that does the following (on Mac, btw): Detect when a PDF is added to a folder (like folder actions in automator) Take the file name of that document and make a folder ...
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Fonts: Visual glitch depending on zoom level [duplicate]

On Indesign or Acrobat, when I zoom out on my text, the "u" in the word Foundations seems to have a bigger height than when I zoom in on it. Do you have an idea about the reason of this visual glitch? ...
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Displaying 20 in x 600 in GIMP/Photoshop file as PDF in Acrobat Reader

I am preparing the art project which involves using characters to obtain a visual and not literary artwork. Something like concrete poetry. Project is supposed to be 20 inches of width and 15 - 20 ...
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Form Design - Splitting content among PDF Fields

I am having a problem where I have on page 1 of my document a simple clean easy to read form which users enter the information and then the document formats it and populates the actual form (which is ...
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multilanguage font for editable pdf

I want to create a single PDF file with an editable text field/form that supports as many languages as possible. I thought that using the Noto Sans font would be the solution, but I noticed that it ...
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Adobe Acrobat Saving Grayscale not CMYK or RBG [closed]

This is a new problem for me. Acrobat is saving grayscale removing all color info. It appears color in Acrobat but will go gray in Photoshop. Checked settings to make sure not grayscale. Ideas please?...
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Batch Export selection of PDF files with no user interaction?

I'm using Acrobat Pro DC (macOS) and have set up an Action to Export PDF to DOCX format. I have specified the files I wish to include. However, I have to click the following buttons for each file: ...
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Adobe Acrobat Fillable Text Form Bkg Color

I'm trying to change the bkg color of my editable text field I'm creating in Acrobat. I make the text box, right-click into Properties > Appearance > Fill Color pick a color but it doesn't register. ...
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If I edit a design from PDF in Acrobat Pro DC, is it print ready without further steps?

The original PDF (which I want to edit) has previously been sent to a printing company with successful results. The PDF was sent in CMYK color mode so colors post print were as expected. If I edit ...
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How to export InDesign file to PDF with attachments as hidden pages that pop-up in new tabs

I need to export an InDesign file to PDF with hidden pages. I know how to insert attachments into Acrobat and have new windows pop-up; and I'm wondering if there is a way to do this from InDesign ...
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Indesign - Acrobat Reader - Custom design checkboxes

When I create an document in InDesign and put some different kind of checkboxes in it that are provided by InDesign. And afterwards export it as an interactive pdf. Then the checkboxes design is ...
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how to add multiple pics in multiple pages and put link in PDF Acrobat Pro DC cloud

We want to add images to books and coaching notes which we sell. Books are scanned version PDF files. We want to add few pics to each page and add link to those pics. our images are in a folder. As ...
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Acrobat reverse/decreasing (high to low) page numbering style

I want to renumber the pages in the navigation pane of Adobe Acrobat X. There are only a limited number of numbering styles available in the page numbering options, as follows: 1, 2, 3,... i, ii, iii,...
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Acrobat: Select and adjust single elements

Is it possible to select a single element of a PDF and change its color with Acrobat Pro? I've used Pitstop, which provides a great range of possibilities. But where isn't it needed and Acrobat ...
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Acrobat script to delete a page if a form field is empty

I need a Javascript keystroke script for an Acrobat Pro DC Form field that will delete the page the text field is on if the text field is blank. This is on a continuation page for the field preceding. ...
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Insert blank page into a large PDF file

I've got a very big PDF file with over 10,000 pages. I need to insert a blank page after every 3rd page in this file. Is there a way to do this in Acrobat DC? Or PostScript it in a special way?
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Printing from directly from InDesign vs PDF

After exporting a file to PDF from InDesign to be imposed in Acrobat, we sometimes get unexpected color/appearance changes that are almost always easily solved by printing directly from InDesign. We ...
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Adobe Reader not following tab order for interactive PDF set in InDesign

I have set a tab order for an interactive PDF in Indesign. See order below. When I start pressing tab from advance shipment Booth # it starts to work OK but goes from Direct Shipment Booth # to ...
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Delete similar object in multiple page pdf - Adobe Acrobat DC pro

I have a 588 page pdf file. It has on every page the same objects that need to be deleted. Does anyone know how to select those same objects on every page and delete them without selecting them one by ...
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Which version of Adobe Acrobat do I need to do calculations?

We are trying to create a fillable PDF with Adobe Reader, I think, and seems to be working but we can't create calculations in it. Do we need a special version of Acrobat for this?
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Thin white line border appears around entire PDF page when exported from Indesign CC

Any pdf documents I export from Indesign CC 2017 version 12.1.0.56 has a white border around the pdf page. If I place an image that covers the entire page in indesign the pdf page in acrobat pro dc or ...
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Making a PDF form accessible in Acrobat… what a nightmare!

I have a basic 2 page form, converted from a word document. I gather that I must use the TouchUp Reading Order panel to draw boxes around the content and specify its type (Text, Form Field etc) and ...
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Upscale an entire document, either in InDesign or in Acrobat pro?

I've designed a book in Indesign. I'd like to scale it up just a tad. Fonts are 11pts...more readable at 12pts or so...I'm not wanting to do an entire new layout. If not in indesign what about in ...
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How to send tiled pages to virtual printer in DIN A0 Format with default margins?

My problem is closely connected to my old problem here, however it is a new question so I open a new thread. The problem is that I am able to split my large pdf file into smaller DIN A0 and send it to ...
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Autofilling pdf from Indesing.

I'm wondering if it's possible to create an interactive pdf from an existing file. Basically I have a Catalog/Pricelist with over 1000 items. What I want to achieve is to create page that would ...
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How to fix vertical text extraction in Adobe Acrobat 7 (yes, 7.)?

Need to advise a client on correct settings or adjustments for text extraction from a pdf. Text is extractable in Acrobat 10, but we require Acrobat 7 compatibility. What setting or preflight check ...
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Content on one page disappears after exporting a printable PDF. Acrobat won't print the document [closed]

I created a brochure in InDesign which we need to print. The problem: I export a digital version, with hyperlinks etc. and everything works fine. But as I export the same file for print using the "...
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Acrobat wont collate pages when printing so they come out in the wrong order

Ive got some line weight heavy graphics files that slow down Mac's inbuilt preview app when viewed. So recently I've switched to Acrobat Pro as my default PDF viewer. Only issue is with multi page ...
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Bleed and registration marks on an interactive PDF?

I've created a few files for a client. They are standard forms that they will need to fill several times, each with different information. I made the forms in InDesign and exported them as interactive ...
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PDF Form Calulations

I have a PDF form with calculations that I just created and I intend on using it as an order form. I created it in Excel then brought it into Acrobat Pro DC (Mac OS) to create the form. Its just a ...
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Photoshop CC: PSD to PDF conversion problem

I have a problem converting from PSD to PDF in my Photoshop. When I try to save to PDF via 'Save as > Photoshop PDF' then the PDF that I get is not editable or searchable to browsers nor to Acrobat ...
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Adobe Reader — Two A5 pages on A4 paper without scaling

Is there a way to print two A5 pages on a single A4 sheet without scaling using just Adobe Reader? The scaling factor is something like 95-97%, but for some applications it's just too much. I know, ...
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How to check for 4-Color Black?

I routinely work files in InDesign(a lot of the artwork is linked), which to my knowledge does not have the ability to preflight 4-color black. I've not had any luck in Acrobat pro either. I save my ...
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Convert to outlines not working in Acrobat

I have this PDF that I have converted the fonts to outlines but when I open it in Illustrator I still get a missing font error. Everything looks to check out in Acrobat. Before I apply convert to ...
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PDF not displaying on Windows, looks okay on a Mac

I've come across a weird problem with exporting a PDF from InDesign file. My collegue exported part of his design in InDesign (he works on Windows), this is a screen from the original file (taken on ...
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How to change the resolution of a PDF

I have several hundred PDF files that I'm uploading to Docusign which will be turned into templates and then used for eSigning. The problem is that the resolution of these PDF files is too low, as you ...
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Is there a way to change all images to black rectangles in Adobe Acrobat?

I need to make an additional layer for UV coating in existing pdf file. Is there a simple way to convert all images in PDF to 100% black rectangles?
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How to change the name of a color in Adobe Acrobat DC?

I want to change the name of a color in my PDF file. Is this possible in Adobe Acrobat DC?
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Can i view hidden data in an adobe acrobat pdf file?

I have an adobe acrobat pdf file. I have adobe acrobat pro dc. Does acrobat pdf have hidden information / metadata? If so, how do I view it?