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Questions tagged [pdf]

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

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GUI for searching the content of multiple large text files or PDFs?

I have a few dozen PDFs, each of which are very large. Specifically: These PDFs total to about 15GB. These PDFs are primarily scanned images of textual documents, but they do contain the text data (...
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Recursively print all code files in a directory into a single clean PDF file

Is there any software for Windows which will crawl through a directory and subdirectories and print all the source code files it finds into a single document, preferably indexed? For example I have a ...
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GROBID-like software for segmenting / TEI conversion of documents other than PDF

GROBID is excellent software for recognizing various human-level objects in scientific papers (converting PDF into XML containing entities like table of contents, authors, titles, sections, chapters, ...
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Java API to convert DOCx files into 508-complaint PDF

Our organization is looking for a java library which helps to convert the docx document to 508 complaint pdf. 508 compliance is guidelines for the pdf document, so that people with disabilities can ...
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PDF Reader with keyboard selection tool - cross-platform

Often when I'm reading something with a text editor I use the keyboard cursor to mark what exactly I am reading right now - often selecting some text to highlight the part where I am before reviewing ...
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PDF Software - Open Source or Commercial

What is the best open source or commercial to do the following? PDF OCR to recognize Tamil Text Batch processing of any task Save booklet pdf to single page sequential pdf Save the single page ...
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Normal PDF to Booklet PDF and vice versa

I am looking for the following Normal Sequential Page PDF: Assume a PDF has 51 or 50 or 53 pages sequentially. Wanted to print in booklet format. Either in single or duplex - backtoback via duplex ...
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Looking to replace Adobe Acrobat Reader with something that prioritizes usability over cost

With how Adobe's changed with each new iteration and how more and more features have been placed behind a paywall, what are some programs that allow a user the basic functionality of creating/editing ...
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Free software to audit pdf file size

I'm looking for a free (preferably Windows) tool that can give a break-down of a .pdf file's size into images, fonts, text and whatever else makes up a .pdf file. Adobe Reader Pro and PDF Studio Pro ...
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PDF editor that can write RTL text

I need a PDF editor where I can add bits of text to an existing document. The text is in Hebrew, which is a right-to-left language. I tried using Nitro Pro 9, but when I typed Hebrew text, it came ...
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Web-based software recommendation for data upload, rating and email

I'm asking for a software recommendations that can do the following tasks: Accept file upload. The file contains a list of names, e.g. student names, grades and email. Allow administrator to rate the ...
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Searching a Java Code for silent pdf printing

Im searching a java class which is able to Print a pdf file in silent Mode. I have tried pdfbox but there i always have a problem with the charset of the printed Text. Hope anybody can help me. ...
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PDF auto complete software

I retype the same info into 4 different PDF's a hundred times per day, need to find software that after a template is filled out I can just open the 4 PDF's and it will auto complete or populate.. ...
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Programmably creating professional PDF documents for publishing

I would like to create a website to automatically generate high-end pdf documents based on a template I provide. The template would then be sent off to a publisher. The publisher is looking for the ...
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Looking for a pdf software that scrolls text smoothly when scrolled with a mouse wheel

Note: The question is not about "Single Page Continuous". I don't like Adobe reader because it scrolls text jump one line like teleporting when scrolled with a mouse wheel. Firefox and Chrome scroll ...
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Software to print PDF to booklet with scaling

I have an OKI C911 printer that can do duplex printing up to SRA3. I often want to print PDFs that have a smaller page size (e.g. A4 or smaller). Adobe Acrobat Reader allows either setting scaling, ...
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PDF editor integratable component

Cannot find a PDF editing component with add / remove text / image element functionality and visual component to integrate in to Winforms / WPF window. Everything i found is only APIs for element ...
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Allowing search on web-hosted PDF files

We have local valley news. It is created with Publisher and PDF versions are made available on the web see https://www.itchenvalleyparishcouncil.org.uk/itchen-valley-news/ I would like to know if it ...
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Please suggest web site checker, To find PDF documents on the while site [closed]

Please suggest web site checker, To find PDF documents on the whole site
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C++ library to extract images from PDF files

I have PDF files containing a single image. I would like to extract the image to a buffer, uncompressed, inside a C++ application. Can you advise a (preferably lightweight, preferably free) library ...
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JavaScript library to edit a PDF file

I created a project using React Js that consumes endPoints for dynamic data (i don't have access to those endpoints). And it's been three days now i'm searching for a solution that can help me to ...
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Website library to show a book online in a difficult-to-copy way, retrieving page-by-page from a PDF on the server

I'm developing a REST API in the Slim framework, it is used by web browser and Android devices. It is on online books library. Most books are in PDF format. Requirements for the code library: The ...
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PDF metadata editor with GUI

I am looking for a GUI metadata editor (not a library) to run on Linux. I know that in a 'console-like' style it is possible to use ExifTool, pdftk or LaTeX with pdfpages, but I'd like something more ...
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Downloadable Image or PDF created from div data

I am building a website where a user can add data to a element on the HTML page. The data will consist of images and text. I am wondering if there is a way that I can export this data to a PDF or ...
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Crop and combine PDF pages into a single page w/o messing the scale

I'm looking for a software (possibly free) or a Windows/Unix shell script capable of merging partials of a series of PDF pages each containing an image. In particular, my EDA software is capable of ...
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Extract table from PDF offline, on a computer where I can not install anything, but where VBA is available

I need advice if/how the following is feasible. I am working on a computer, which does have Excel 2013 but no Adobe Acrobat installed. No third party software is to be installed or used. Now I want ...
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Create a PDF using JPG/PNG images, no quality loss

I'm looking for a utility the opposite of pdfimages: PDFs can hold within them images in various formats; pdfimages can list them and extract them (with or without conversion). What I want to do is ...
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DJVU to PDF conversion while retaining bookmarks

I'd like to convert DJVU file format to PDF format while retaining bookmarks from the DJVU file. I tried many softwarwes and websites but no one seems to retain bookmarks (but some retains OCR layer)....
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Android PDF reader for huge files

Basically I'm searching for an alternative to Google PDF Viewer that actually is the only capable of handling files of 15.000 pages of jpgs and 4-5 GB of size. The only problem with the google one is ...
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Software to get the selected rectangle as margins in inches in a PDF file

I use a command-line tool (k2pdfopt) to process some PDFs, and I need to properly crop these PDFs by supplying margins in inches in the format left,top,right,bottom. I need a software with which I can ...
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Can I convert a PDF to text if it has a rotated table?

I've been using the tool ps2txt, however it doesn't seem to work if it has a rotated table (rendered linearlly) . Is there anything that can extract text from a rotated table?
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Gratis portable PDF to MS Word converter for Windows

The title says it all ^ I don't care if it is command line only or has a GUI. I don't need batch capabilities, and am willing to open a PDF editor and "File/Save as ..". I just want something that ...
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Software to create ebooks with markdown

I'm currently looking for a way on macOS to create an ebook (PDF, ePub, and Mobi) using markdown syntax, but I can't find a good app/service for that. I tried using the template feature in iA Writer, ...
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Free software for creating fillable PDFs

I'm looking for Adobe Acrobat DC alternative (https://acrobat.adobe.com/us/en/acrobat/how-to/create-fillable-pdf-forms-creator.html) - PDF creator capable of creating PDF fillable forms. Is there ...
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Tool for printing color and grayscale, by specifying pages

I have a very long PDF which I need to print (around 200 times). I pay some for grayscale printing and much more for color printing. Many of the pdf pages are grayscale but some are coloured. I have ...
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Services where I can store PDF files with .pdf extension?

I am developing an iOS app where PDFs are loaded and displayed in the app. I am looking for a service (preferably free) where I can store my PDF files and I can load them through the link. I have ...
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Email-Inbox automation

I'm currently faced with the problem to automate an e-mail-inbox in my company. I face the following problem. We get several reports as PDFs in that inbox per day that contain a couple of ...
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Reporting with InfluxDB

We use the time series database InfluxDB for recording environmental values (temperature, humidity, ...). The data volume is growing fast. We are looking for a reporting tool that builds metrics (...
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C# Replace Text or Fill Form Field PDF

What libraries exist to replace text in a PDF or fill PDF form field? I am looking for something free and cannot use iTextSharp's free version due to the licensing requirement to post my source code.
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PDF highlighter … as a Service

I'm using Lucene to implement a document search engine. Right now, whenever a new document is uploaded, I use Tika to extract all the contents of the document and store it in plain text. The rich ...
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Compare PDF to scanned image of the PDF

I am guessing this is a long shot, but here goes. We email a PDF to a client, they print it out, sign it and perhaps annotate it, scan it back in and then email it back to us. So the PDF that comes ...
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Linux equivalent to Adobe ClearScan

This question was asked here, but the suggested software, [smoothscan][2], seems to be abandoned (latest commit is dated 2013, 5 years ago). The other solution, any2djvu, needs to run through a web ...
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Generate outline in existing pdf file

Is there a software that can generate outline in existing pdf files? From the style/level of the headers, for example? The OS can be Windows or Linux. I prefer the free solution, but if that is not ...
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Tool to obtain information from tex-generated and ps-generated PDFs

This question is reposted from StackOverflow. As a research mathematician I find it useful to sometimes read only the main results of a math paper. For a human this is usually very easy to achieve: ...
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PDF viewer with hyperlink preview

When reading math papers, jumping by hyperlinks in pdf file always make me tired. For example, "By Theorem 1.1 we know that the functor is exact balabala...", in which Theorem 1.1 is a hyperlink ...
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Alternative to Latex

I am searching an alternative to latex. The software should be used to create coloured invoices (PDF) for the gas and electricity industry. I know that latex is great for math, but in this case it ...
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merge a scanned multi-page document into a single PDF (Windows10) - no 3rd-Party

In Windows10, I wanted to know how to merge a scanned multi-page document (the result was multiple images - 1 per page) into a single PDF without installing new/untrusted software. My search for ...
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A software to convert .pdf files into multiple svg files (one per pdf page)?

I have a website on which I'm publishing texts that I'm often modifying. It is demanding too much time to format them in html/css each time, so I wanted a way to just save them in a specific format, ...
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Is there an automated way to split a comic book into its panels (frames)?

I am looking for such a piece of software running under Linux or Windows. The input format of the files do not really matter (I'll convert my files accordingly): pdf, cbr, cbz, images, epub, ... But ...
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Which is the best way to make a report in PDF with more than 100 plots with Python?

I need to have a report in PDF with a lot of plots coded in python. Most of them will be created with matplotlib within a loop, but I would need also to include pandas plots and dataframes (the whole ...