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Software that manipulates PDF (Portable Document Format) files: converting to or from PDF, printing, editing, assembling or splitting, …

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Detecting language of the PDF document [closed]

How can I detect language of the PDF document? Is there some good package or service for that?
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PDF Collaboration, Centralization, Tracking - Solution?

Context: I have a PDF for auditing that I will be providing to my team annually. Members of my team must be able to fill out the PDF and then submit it to me for review. We operate mostly within the ...
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PDF printer free

I am looking for a PDF printer (i.e. a "virtual printer" producing PDF files, which can be used by any application just like any other printer) which is able to parse <a href='http://www....
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Is there an app for searching through PDFs using images?

I have a bunch of PDFs with images, symbols etc., all black and white if that helps, and using text to search through them is not possible. I have an image of a part of the document that I want. Is ...
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convert pencil handwriting to pen handwriting online free

I have pdfs of my homework assignment written in pencil. I was supposed to write it in pen. I am looking for a software that changes the colour of my handwriting to blue/black colour. Please help, ...
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Best software for smart interactive PDF forms

I need to make a fancy-looking interactive PDF document that has multiple fields that a user has to fill. The inputs of these fields forms are used in other auto-calculated fields. The calculations ...
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Software to add multiple references to different pages in the same document and export it as PDF

I have an image that looks like this: I'm looking for a way to add a reference to each of the marked points (either red dots or the letters, or generally speaking any place on the image) and have it ...
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Digital Waiver Signature Locally and via Email

I'm looking to collect digital waiver signatures, but not one that I send via email. I run a martial arts school, and I want to have a templated PDF that I can open on my device (iPhone, iPad, etc), ...
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Library for editing PDF files on an object level with .NET

I have several use cases for editing metadata of PDF documents programmatically.The idea is for example to remove the author and the producer of a PDF document. The idea is to leave everything else in ...
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What is the best API for translating PDF documents

I would like to directly translate the PDF document (not to extract only text and then return it back). I would also like to keep all images and layout of the original document. I want to do it ...
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Minimizing the size of PDF files

Minimizing the size of JavaScript code (like JS Minifier) or PNGs (like Tiny PNG) are meant to reduce the bandwidth and speedup loading times of websites. I'm looking for a similar thing but for PDF ...
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Scanner app like tool in macOS

There are many scanner apps for smartphones like Microsoft Lens, Scanner Pro, Adobe Scan, etc. They usually apply some filters to make documents clean and some rotate/straighten tools to fix skewness. ...
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Online free API to compare similarity between PDF's

I'm looking for a free API to use to calculate the similarity between two or more texts saved in PDF format. I want to use it to check if two texts (PDF format) are similar enough to suspect a ...
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Light-weight drawing software that prints PDF with SVG quality

After subscribing to Adobe Illustrator, I figured it was consuming 100% of my CPU. I am looking for a drawing software that can print PDF files with super good detailing, such as SVG. Is there any ...
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Cross Platform PDF Annotation and Syncing

I'm looking for a software to manage my readings. The books that I read are mostly scientific literature, so I'm annotating them quite a bit (marking text, adding notes to a mark, adding free-flying ...
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What is this pdf software [closed]

i am not sure if this is the right website to ask, but in one presentation, the lecturer used this software that i thought was quite neat. If anyone knows it, i would appreciate any comment :)! Y
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Copy - Paste in a PDF Editor

I saw a video in which it appeared that multiple words were copied using a PDF editor before recording for some blank spaces and the words were somehow being pasted during the recording in order and ...
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I want to generate PDF Annotations in my application with library

I am interested in adding annotations support to my application. Specifically PDF (Adobe) anntoations. I need a PDF library (preferably C# .NET Core) to read an input file (any format), generate some ...
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How to determine the coordinates of a specified word into PDF file using Nodejs

In my case, when the user sends their CV (pdf file), I will remove sensitive information such as email, phone number. I tried placing a photo to cover it but the information is still there just not ...
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Generate PDF from Net Core

I want to generate PDF files from my net core app, I was searching on internet, but there are many options for libraries. Could you suggest a good library or a package to generate PDF files from net ...
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Batch combine PDF files: one is a form with a text field calculating the sum

I would like to combine two PDF files: one is a form created with Adobe. Here, the final text field is calculating the sum of all fields from above. The second one is a regular PDF, no form. When ...
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Linux command-line PDF spellchecker

I am looking for a command line tool that can spellcheck a PDF file, that can run on Linux. If possible, I would like the tool to be able to accept a custom dictionary. I know this question already ...
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Looking for software that can transfer pdf files and print them automatically (and then move them to a processed folder)

I'm running a webshop that is hosted online. Shipping labels for orders are currently exported once a day in a csv file. I import them, and then print them to my local printer. We want to automate ...
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Photos to PDF with cropping - Software similar to OfficeLens

Before Windows disabled key features I could use OfficeLens on my desktop/laptop to open images of documents, crop, and save as PDF. That's all I need. Any free or one-time purchase replacements? I ...
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Convert between INKredible and xournal

I used to annotate pdf files with xournal on my linux machine. Recently I purchased an android tablet and now use INKredible for the same purpose on the tablet. Now I would like to have a program that ...
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PDF Library require from .NET perspective

We have to construct/Read PDF form and pre-populate it form reading the database. So looking for excellent PDF library where we can achieve all above mentioned functionality and on top of that it also ...
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Software to make handwritten text (in a Pdf file) darker

I'm wondering if there is a software to make the handwritten text in a Pdf darker; I searched a lot that software, but without any success. I found only Photoshop, but the problem is that I have to do ...
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Is there a version control tool that shows differences between pdf files?

I would like to manage different versions of an article (or book) made in latex (I assume it is a short article hereafter) . Looks like version control tools and revision control systems are the way ...
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Gratis, dedicated, Windows 10 PDF to image tool

There are a few questions asking for PDF to image conversion. Answers tend to recommend something that can do it, but was not built to do it, such as Libre Office or InkScape. I am looking for a fully ...
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Software to share PDF documents, notes, and images across devices (Android, cross-platform) - Evernote Alternative

For years, I've been a minimalistic user of the free version of Evernote. I have about 400MB of PDF documents, 10 JPEG images, and 100 small (1-25KB) text notes with basic formatting (bold/italics/...
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PDF annotation tool

I am interested in a gratis local tool (e.g. a self-hosted web service running on Linux) which allows me to: Show PDF files in a local directory (a listing of those files and when I click on them, I ...
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Xamarin pdf convert to doc offline

I am looking for a library that can convert PDFs and other formats to docx using .NET. I have found some libraries but they all require an internet connection to send the file, I need this completely ...
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Software to create PDF/X-1a: 2001 from LaTeX document

I need a final file of the type PDF/X-1a:2001 that would be created from a document written in LaTeX. It's a file to send to print on demand (POD), in IngramSpark specifically. These are the ...
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Is there a free/opensource locally run search engine for PDF documents?

I am looking for a way to search local PDF files for information in a way that is more sophisticated than a simple search using a keyword or phrase or even regular expression search for that matter. ...
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Free .net library to convert Word to PDF

Is there any free .net library to convert word to pdf in asp.net for a C# application?
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Simple multile-format ebook reader for macOS (no backup/sync, library management, etc.)

I'm hunting for a simple ebook reader for PDF and eBup, and preferably Mobi too. On Linux I use mupdf, which has almost no features: it opens files when I run mupdf the-file, and has Vim-like keybinds ...
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Editing PDF created in Adobe Lifecycle

I have some document created in Adobe Lifecycle some years ago. It has some logic - fields can be filled, eleemnts can be added to lists, checkboxes are tickable. Now I need to translate this document ...
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Any software recommendations for getting the metadata of a PDF?

I have 10,000 PDF files in my drive and I need to capture the following metadata. I tried using wordstat but I'm unable to capture the following: File Name File Type Asset Type Asset Title Product ...
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Extract text from a PDF file in Expo and React Native

I am new to React and I am looking for a way to extract the text from a PDF file. I have found tools like react-native-pdf2json and pdf-parse among others, but none seem to work with React Native, ...
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Any pdf reader which can email the current page?

I use a Surface tablet running Windows. If the page I am reading has some important info, I want to email it to myself. Looking for a pdf reader that can easily email the current page. Not email the ...
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PDF reader for books with notes/appendices/references etc

I often read books in PDF format, sometimes novels but most often academic texts. I often want to quickly look something up in another part of the book, and then return to my starting point. For ...
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Software to determine the field names of PDF forms

I currently have a PDF form that I can fill out. I can upload the PDF to a piece of software that I purchased that converts form values to CSV. The problem is that the CSV shows headers like Field1, ...
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Convert images in nested directories to a single pdf with bookmarks

I would like to convert several TIFF files (document scans) into a single, structured PDF. Each page is saved as a single TIFF file, and each chapter has its own directory. Directories can be nested ...
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Free software to convert PDF to HTML

I want to convert PDF to HTML and I don't want to get hard and long HTML code. I want to get easy to understand and short HTML code. But I don't know how. I need a free software.
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Free GDPR and DMCA compliant pdf host

Is there a free GDPR and DMCA compliant pdf hosting site where one can host pdfs upto 10 mb for free?Drive is not an option as it limits downloads.
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Convert Office Documents to PDF on Ubuntu Server

I need to merge multiple documents into a single PDF in a web application running on Ubuntu Server. I've merged PDFs in the past so that shouldn't be an issue, but the documents can also contain doc, ...
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A software to create multiple similar PDFs with a different name in each?

I'm looking to add to a PDF document with two pages, a paragraph with unique information. For a company declaration, you need to add the name and address of the person receiving that document. The ...
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Is there a pdf-lib - like package for python?

For javascript there exists a pdf-editing package pdf-lib. Does a similar package exists for python?
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Map text from PDFs to a web form

I'm looking for a tool or set of tools to map text in PDFs to the corresponding field in a web form. An example user journey: User will load a PDF document and a web form in split-screen view. They ...
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.NET library to convert DOCX to PDF

I have a need to convert Word documents (DOCX) to (PDF) programmatically from withing a .NET application without having Word installed. In general, I'm very happy with XCeed DocX, but the free version ...

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