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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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split a two-column pdf page into two one-colunm pdfs

I am working on a true pdf, +1000 pages long, written in two columns because when copy and pasting text, before reaching the bottom of one column, the cursor jumps indiscriminately in a haphazard ...
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Free Desktop Application -> Create single PDF from multible HTML Pages with Hyperlinks

I have a folder called product manual in html containing an manual_index.html page and several sub pages manual_introduction.html, manual_maintenance.html and many more sub pages. The folder contains ...
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Free OCR command line application for Windows that can add invisible-text layer to PDF?

I have seen other similar posts, but none with these specific requests: OCR application that can be run from the command line Windows native application Accepts multipage PDF inputs Can create a PDF ...
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iOS application for live-sharing PDFs with multiple readers

I'm looking for a solution for sharing and reviewing PDF collaboratively with a number of people in the same room who may not have strong technology skills. The main goal is save time and paper, ...
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PDF Viewer/Editor for Eclipse Android project

I was wondering if there was away to integrate a PDF viewer/editor in and Android project developed using Eclipse IDE. I found MuPDF, but it is not compatible with Eclipse builds.
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Code library for Client side (js) pdf generation?

What is the best approach to create this layout ? Create an HTML page and take screenshot and attach it to pdf ? Manually set components coordinates in pdf library ?
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Digital signature invalid in adobe reader

I have a digitally signed pdf and adobe does not recognize the signature. When I right click on the signature-> properties, Signer tab I find the following legend: "there were errors building the ...
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Command-line tool(s) or info for building a PDF report

I'm trying to write a script that takes as its input one PDF file containing a header block, plus one multi-page PDF file containing black and white vector graphics plus a little text, and outputs ...
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Remove layers from a PDF without Adobe Acrobat on a Mac

I have a A0 size PDF document with multiple layers, and I want to get this document printed at a copy shop. The copy shop doesn't have the option to select/deselect the layers, and I only want 3 of ...
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Any available software for Python one-linear code compression

So i've been previously coding in python and i can see myself as an intermediate... My question is, are there any software available for me to learn more on python one-liner code compression? Thank ...
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Online PDF to Offline version

Afternoon All Needing a bit of help regarding my study material and what software can do what I need. I am going on holiday in 2 days and when I get back I have an exam, so I want to do some study ...
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Tools for generate PDF that contains graph and table

I'm looking for something for generate PDF. PDF requirement ; A4 ( 21 x 29,7cm ) ( A4 ISO 216 or ISO 269 ) Support landscape format Page concept ( do not print something between 2 pages )* Header / ...
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PDF processing tool other than Ghostscript which provides Adobe presets

I basically have PDFs which I want to compress using Adobe preset settings (details here). I want a tool which can apply the "Rich content PDF" (previously known as "ebook") preset settings on an ...
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Html, photos to PDF converter plugin with watermark use within a website

Can anyone suggest me a plugin which I can use for my webpage to generate pdf from images comes from server with high quality and also can add watermark in it?
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Create PDF out of RDLC definition without visualizing the report

We have a .NET Client/Server application running which we're currently update to latest technologies. One thing out of it is the usage of Microsoft Report Viewer which raises some questions. ...
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Recommendation for a PDF reader with highlighter pop-up

So, I hope you can help me with this because I've been searching for this for ages. I'm looking for a PDF reader/viewer with two very specific features: When I select some text, I would like to be ...
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Bulk PDF Files Submitter to Document Sharing Sites

I am trying to find a software that uploads existing PDF files to document sharing sites like issuu/scribd...etc (including the title, description and tags). I found some tools under SEO backlink ...
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PDF to flipbook for website

I'm looking for a solution to make a PDF into a flipbook/pageflip like this http://fliphtml5.com/jvnr/uxpk for example. I think these broadly fall into two categories, hosted services like fliphtml5....
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batch editing of pdfs

We have a large number of questionnaires in pdf. Each questionnaire consists of multiple pages. On the first page in the upper right corner, the personal details of the participant (such as name, ...
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Looking for a scalable search software across multiple PDF files

I need a software solution (preferably open source) which allows me to search for a keyword in PDF files (stored on AWS S3). The keyword should be able to return results from text as well as tables in ...
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Python: Any library for embedding Json onto PDF files?

I was wondering if there was any methodology or python library/module which can embed JSON files/code onto a PDF? Thanks!
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PDF website crawler

I need an open source system that can crawl websites to gather PDF documents and then index them.
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Extract tables from pdf using Javascript

I am looking for Node.js library for extracting tables from PDF files. I have successfully used tabula-java as a stand-alone application. I have tried the following: Tried using tabula-js, which ...
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Private and secure document storage for mobile use and sharing between 2 people

I want to arrange for communication between myself and a friend. Privacy and security are important (there is nothing illegal or even profane). Her mobile and pc computing are monitored by her family. ...
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Convert MSoffice .doc/.docx to pdf on server side

I can install MSoffice word on my server and do this with COM. this is my Python code. word = win32com.Dispatch("Word.Application") worddoc = word.Documents.Open(doc_name, ReadOnly=1) ...
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What Technology is recommended to build a Resume Builder?

Good day, I am about to embark on a project of building a resume builder. The builder will be interactive as it will make suggestions for the end user. I want it to be fast. I have considered using ...
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Framework for Automatically Generating PDF Documents On Chrome OS

I have used VBA to write software for automating paper invoice generation and printing using the MS office suite. Given a list of addressees, the software automatically generates and saves a PDF ...
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Looking for a software which convert pdf bookmarks to named destination

I found a quite expensenive solution here. Libreoffice as a way to do it. But it converts only the bookmark pages not the other ones. Is there a command line tool or pdf reader in linux or windows ...
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PDF annotation tool and management for Mac

I am looking for a tool which allows me to load PDF documents, annotate & comment on them, and then "browse" the annotations and comments in some form of viewer (perhaps like a spreadsheet). The ...
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Insert a PNG into a PDF (as its own page)?

Please suggest a tool to achieve this: I am looking for a tool to solve exactly this (recurring) task: I have a multipage PDF. I have a PNG fitting well onto one page. I need a new PDF where that ...
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Pdf to pure (serializable) jpanel

For a program of mine I need to convert PDF documents to serializable JPanels, any libary's that can do the job?
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PDF generation library for .net core (C#)

Could you recommend me a PDF library for .net core (C#)? I need to generate a simple pdf with standalone text and some images. Performance is the key value. Sometimes I'll generate around 150 k ...
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signature validation on linux for pdf created with Altsoft XML2PDF

I've tried to check the signature that should be embedded in an invoice pdf with pdfsig (poppler v. 0.76.1-1) and masterpdfeditor5 (v. 5.4.10) on Arch Linux (5.1.5-arch1-2-ARCH), but neither of them ...
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What Python Package Can Parse a Table in a PDF File Delimited by Whitespace?

I am attempting to parse through NSDUH data which is publicly available here : http://datafiles.samhsa.gov/study-series/national-survey-drug-use-and-health-nsduh-nid13517 I have seen Python ...
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Need python library which can tell color of table cell on PDF

Using Python, I need to find a way to check the color of specific rows within tables in PDFs. Right now I'm using Tabula to scrape data from tables. I get all of the text I need, but some of the ...
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PDF generation after Payment - Any recommendations?

I am looking for a simple yet flexible PDF generator for my site to create PDF licenses after payment confirmation via Stripe or PayPal. Is there anything you can recommend that will easily integrate ...
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Tools to test loading/rendering speed for different versions of same pdf?

I would like some way to test pdf loading and rendering speed. My ideal tool would let me drag and drop a batch of pdfs processed using ghostscript or sometimes k2opt, and compare some useful figure, ...
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Any way to protect a PDF with AES-256 for free?

Adobe offers a 7-days trial of its Acrobat Pro. It's technically free but not terribly useful in the long run. LibreOffice can export a file as PDF, but only with 128-bit RC4 encryption. Obsolete. ...
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Please recommend me a free PDF editor [duplicate]

I need a PDF editor which supports insert comments into the PDF document at anywhere I want. Of course free software would be better.
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What program can I use that can convert PDF to PNG with over 3000 DPI?

I want to convert an around 600 page PDF to a PNG in high resolution 3000 DPI, is there any program that can do that for free? (imagemagick is a last resort to me)
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Take a folder containing PDF files as input, and output for each PDF how many pages it contains

I'm looking for a program for Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 that can take a folder containing PDF files as input, and output for each PDF how many pages it contains. Any license or price is fine.
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Can we insert PDF pages in a docx file using python?

I am creating a docx file which may include multiple tables and data along with some external PDF pages. Is there any way to add PDF pages to docx file by passing path to the pages. Like we can insert ...
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PDF to RTF File Converter

I need a piece of software to convert a PDF file to an RTF file. It should preferably have a command-line interface or a GUI that supports batch-converting files. Windows is preferable but Linux is ...
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Python package for graphics

I want to create a 2d graphics file in python and output it as an image say png or pdf. Is there a python graphics package which can do this?
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I am looking for adobe acrobat pro alternative with OCR support?

I'm looking for a free software that has a similar OCR feature to that of adobe acrobat pro, so that I can convert a PDF with embedded fonts into a searchable PDF.
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Is there a PDF viewer for windows that supports Apple Preview's “Best match” (not literal) search mode?

On Mac's Preview program, one must surround one's search phrase with quotation marks in order to find an exact string match in a PDF document. But when one fails to surround the search phrase in ...
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Create index based on multiple pdf's

Is there any way to create an index based on multiple PDFs? Specifically to my case: I have an exam where I can bring 20-30 PDFs and it would be great to index them, where I can manually go over and ...
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How to render a fillable PDF form on the web

I have a PDF that has a fillable form on it. You can see an example of such a PDF here. When I open this link in chrome, I'm guessing it uses the built in PDF viewer and I'm able to fill in the ...
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Combine multiple image files into a single PDF file

What's a good utility for combining different image files (e.g. PNGs or JPGs) into a single PDF file, with no quality loss (or minimal quality loss)? Required features: Libre Gratis Command-line ...
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Python PDF library

I need a python library which can create pdf files. As i state in my previous question, Server side data processing software with python , some data are processed and the processed data are visualized ...