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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 long page PDF into standard A4 size pages

I have an extremely long pdf file Example PDF (It is an output from Evernote's: Convert Note to PDF) I wish to print the document, but either the printer would print the whole document in one page ...
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Mulitple Single Page PDF's to one PDF

I'm looking for a software like Microsoft print to PDF but that can save 50+ PDFS into one without prompting to save each one as a different file name and then convert to PDF. The scenario is when we ...
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How to print web pages from Firefox to PDF but with the utility similar to that of Chrome?

I want to print web pages from Firefox to PDF, but the default printing options of Firefox are insufficient for me because they lack: • preview before printing, • automatic change of the name of PDF ...
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Read data from PDF using java

I have an invoice in PDF format. Contains fields like, Invoice number Customer Name Customer Address Account number Invoice Date Amount Due Discount etc.. I need to extract all the fields from this ...
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increasing the resolution of a pdf image

I have a pdf with an image in it, that pdf was given to me by a coworker and they asked me if I could extract that image, because we need it for a project and we can't find the freelancer that created ...
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.NET library for scanning documents to searchable PDF's (with barcode support)

I have a requirement to develop an application that can scan documents and produce searchable PDF's that can be previewed from a desktop application (e.g. WPF) or a web browser. Also ability to scan a ...
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Alternative to PDFLib

I would like to know if there are alternatives to PDFLib for use with Genexus 9; either free or low cost as we are most likely not going to be authorized to drop 1200 Dollars for the license. We use ...
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A tool to generate PDF reports from a client request in a Web App

I need an advice... I googled a lot and I'm a bit lost right now. I'll try to give you all the infos, keeping it short and simple (I hope - and sorry I'm not a native eng speaker): What we have right ...
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PDF editor to comment and highlight academic papers with stylus support

I'm having some trouble finding a simple platform for commenting, highlighting, and drawing sketches over academic papers. Some (soft) feature needs: Support for touch/stylus on Windows Some way of ...
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Command line or PHP tool to convert a .txt file to a PDF on Windows

Ever since I first learned about PDF in the early 2000s, I've been searching on and off for software to automate the conversion of various documents formats to such a .pdf file. I've tried numerous "...
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Free / Open source precise PDF to Word conversion software?

I'm trying to convert from PDF to MS Word. I've tried several online convertion, desktop programs like Nitro, ilovepdf, sejda, soda, Abby trial. I found that with most of them, several words are ...
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PDF reader for Linux which supports one click dictionary lookups

Is there a PDF reader for Linux which supports the following: If you click on a word, it opens a dictionary like ding or even better linguee.com and translates the word from a predefined source ...
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E-book navigation software with advanced layout

I am looking for a free software which allows me to navigate an ebook as if I was flipping a hard copy. The software should be similar to what's found on Internet archive or better: Basically I have ...
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Free or open-source PDF editing software for Windows

I'm seeking for open-source software that allows you to edit PDF files with a range of options similar to Adobe Acrobat's one. I found Sejda a good online tool for this purpose since it includes a ...
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Converting multi-side PDF to PPT

I have a handout in PDF which has 4 slides in a page like this. How do I convert it to a PPT with just one slide per page?
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Convert many images to A4 PDF

Is there a software, that allows the user to take a folder of images and put them, in the correct order of their name, into a PDF, with dimensions A4? The images do not have A4 dimensions, they are ...
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Software to compress PDF

I would like to compress a PDF file. The PDF size should be smaller than 1MB. Do you know a software that allow to compress PDF files to a given compressed size?
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Software for decrypt and get access to password protected PDF files with ease

I'm looking for a Software to decrypt and get access to password-protected PDF files with ease for Windows PC. Preferably, Recover PDF Password at the Drop of A Hat Use Various Attack Types to ...
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Application to recognize text in PDF files and images(OCR) for Windows

The problem: PDF files and images from a scanned paper document contain text that cannot be copied or edited. However, manual typing is not possible due to the size of the document and the high time ...
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C++ - Write images to PDF file

Is there an easy to use PDF library (C++) to write a sequence of images to a PDF file?
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Software for manual PDF OCR

Is there a software where you can import or directly scan pictures and manually add searchable keywords to it? The use case would by scanning handwritten notes and then labeling the headings, such ...
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Host a non-profit digital newsletter

I've been tasked with digitizing a currently print-based newsletter for a small non-profit organization that I'm a member of and I'm having trouble finding a solution that fits my needs and am hoping ...
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Convert PDF images to video?

I have a collection (hundreds) of PDF files each containing an image. I'd like to combine the images into a GIF or video format, basically displaying them one after another at some chosen framer rate. ...
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Python & PDF parsing: any modern, powerful, well-maintained open-source libraries out there?

I'm looking for well-maintained and well-documented powerful PDF parsing libraries for Python (mainly to extract and parse data from various types of PDFs with different/unpredictable structures, ...
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Automatically displaying images/PDF on a screen

Is there some sort of application that displays specific files like PDF and/or images from a specified folder onto a screen? I have software that automatically drops images and PDF or client's orders ...
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JS libary for PDF stream compression and decompression

Im appending data to a PDF file with code, and it needs to be able to support XRefStreams. But I cant seem to find any well explained libraries to use for compression. Node-forge seems to have the ...
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Python 2.7 Library for PDF to PNG file conversion

I would like to convert PDF files to PNG with a Python library. I am specifically looking for one that is not a wrapper to a library from another language as I do not want end users to have to install ...
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PDF Driver to print a PDF with page numbers on footer

Is there exists a PDF Driver to print a PDF with page numbers on footer? I Usually: print a PDF with a PDF Driver, and then I open the printed PDF with another utility to add page numbers on ...
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Cross-platform reading of personal documents with progress synchronization?

TL;DR: Is there any solution that provides synchronized reading of custom documents across Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, and optionally some choice of e-Ink reader? Amazon's Kindle app ecosystem is ...
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Easy-to-use program to add electronic signatures to PDFs?

My mother needs to add electronic signatures to documents, preferably en-masse (if this feature is at all possible). Because I am a busy person, I want it to be easy enough to use that she doesn't ...
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I'm looking for a report (invoice, reminders, reports) builder tool for the end-user on my website

Currently we are developing a web-application which is able to generate invoices for customers, reminders, reports and so on and this is not a problem. The web-application has been build with PHP in ...
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is there a piece of software that is a hybrid between Mendeley and Microsoft access?

I'm wondering if there's a piece of software that's a hybrid between Microsoft access and Mendeley. I'm working on a database for work, and am new to database management. It has recently become very ...
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Is there any software that can allow me to prettily make my (java) code a pdf, with std inputs and outputs?

I'm a high school student, and for my course I need to submit my code, its input and outputs as a pdf. We did this through JDoodle. However JDoodle simply wasn't that good with large files, say 100 ...
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Node.js (JavaScript) PDF creator (from templates)

I need to generate PDF documents from some data and I also need some templating functionality. I have expirience with npm package pdfkit, but this package not support templates. It would be nice if I ...
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Tool to integrate responsive HTML plots and slides for presentations

In the past, I have always created presentations in Illustrator and exported illustrator slides to PowerPoint for the actual presentation. Any plots or data analysis were exported from the command ...
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Extract images from encrypted PDFs

I was trying to read a QR Code from some encrypted PDFs in a Spring/Java project with the approach: Extract pdf to png (with PDFBox) Read the QR with Zxing/QrReader But it seems that PDFBox cannot ...
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How can I test my resume against an application tracking system (ATS)

I recently made my new resume in HTML/CSS instead of using a template/traditional document. The end result is still a pdf (by printing the page to pdf) but I've heard that tables (which I use for ...
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Merge PDFs and store the corresponding metadata

I have lots of small PDFs. These are mostly about two pages; some are a few more (up to, say, ten). I wish to produce several different collections of subsets of these into bigger PDFs; for instance "...
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Markdown renderer understanding footnotes and emoji

I have a Markdown document containing Unicode emojis and footnotes. I want to create a PDF out of it, but I can't find a solution that supports both. I'm looking for: free software (preferably free ...
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PDF Compression: Lossless or near-lossless compression options?

I'm looking for a tool for macOS (Windows and Linux would also be nice) that will compress PDFs with a lossless or near-lossless methodology. There is an interesting discussion for ImageOptim PDF ...
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Digital daily reports as app or browser tool

I receive several reports every day in .pdf format via E-Mail, which always contain the same information. I check the reports and approve them by answering the E-Mail. Now I am looking into a solution ...
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PDF viewer which can list alt texts of images

I'm looking for a PDF viewer which can show alternate text of images embedded in PDF files as a list. So far, the only one that I've noticed does that is Adobe Acrobat in its paid version. Is Adobe ...
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Software/Tool to convert pdf

Looking for Software/Tool to convert normal/traditional/sequential pdf to Booklet PDF and Vice Versa
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How to convert multiple documents into a single pdf document in angular 7

I am building a module in angular 7 in which a user can select multiple files(can be jpg, png or pdf) and we will be converting them into a single pdf document. Suggestions would be appreciable. ...
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Document generation library

I need advice about a technical problem regarding to document generation (PDF, Doc). I want to provide external data and combine that with a predefined template. The goal is to generate a lot of ...
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Which software can replace ABCpdf?

Currently, my server uses ABCpdf to generate PDF but my client wants to change to another software to generate PDF on the server (please see the list below). PDF Split and Merge CutePDF PDFSam ABBYY ...
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Interact with pdf files in web browser - visualise pdf and highlight words / phrases

Is there software, ideally open source that will allow me to visualise a pdf in a web browser and interact with the text? I want to be able to have a list of words and highlight them in the browser. ...
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Which software to use for PDF scanning that can extract information and send to an invoiceprogram?

I'm working as an intern at a company where they need accurate scanning of invoices that comes in PDF-forms. The program, or java-library, needs to be able to extract certain parts of the invoice so ...
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How to obtain all PDF files associated with a given domain using Python?

A domain, such as www.exampledomain.com, is associated with many HTML pages, but also publishes many PDF files. These files are in the format of www.exampledomain.com/some/layers/of/folders/filename....
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DLL libraries for converting PDF to Word in VB.NET

I want to do the conversion from PDF to Word docx format, and then convert to HTML as the display in web browser control in Windows Form Application in VB.NET. The libraries for NuGet packages that I ...

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