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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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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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how can a Vue array be generated in pdf [closed]

I have many dynamic arrays and i want to make a button or a link so i can download in pdf the vue-page. I found a great tutorial Vue JS PDF generate but this works for a text. But i don't know how to ...
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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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Extract multiple fields from a PDF

I have this pdf and I need to extract information from the people listed on it. They are around 400 and the fields are common to all, it is repeated, such as Name, Biography, Death. For example, in ...
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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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Is there something that can search for a list of defined strings within a pdf?

Is there a tool/code/api that can search for a list of defined strings within a pdf, and automatically extract the section (where each strings is found) from pdfs? for example if i had a pdf of a ...
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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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PHP script to convert HTML to PDF

Working with developing a function for a WordPress website where selected posts should be sent as attached PDF file to e-mail. Has used dompdf before but do not know correctly if it works 100% with ...
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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 ...
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Automatization of document generation

I want to create one big document which will be based on many PDFs. In output I want to have at least 300 pages. Requirements: Bookmark feature is very important. Software/solution needs to run ...
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PDF comparison tool

I want to compare two PDF files and show the differences. The application must be gratis run on Windows (10 at least, 7 appreciated) compare the text that is contained in those PDFs visually ...
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bookmarks & highlights in one place with link to pdf files

All text in one place with many file extensions support or just pdf format. For example : many books in PDF format with possibility to highlight or bookmarks and than search all of them from one ...
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A program that prints a pdf containing grey text so that all greys (or colours) go to black

Often when you download .pdfs of books from Archive.org, you find that the printed text has been rendered grey. I am seeking a program runnable on 64-bit Windows 7 Pro that can print such a .pdf with ...
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iOS library to embed PKCS#7 digital signature on PDF

Goal I'm developing an iOS app (Swift) that will digitally sign PDF files. The following steps explain what it needs to do and how it will be used: The user will open a PDF with my app. My app will ...
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.NET PDF Creator Tool with Robust Headers/Footers

I am in need of a tool which allows me to create high-quality PDF files in VB.Net. The tool needs to be able to create Headers and Footers that can be modified during run time (I can't just copy from ...
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PDF sorting--move, delete, and rotate pages only

I'm looking for easy-to-use desktop software that shows thumbnails of the pages in a PDF document, and the pages can be sorted using click-and-drag, right-click rotate, or right-click delete. The ...
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Freeware PDF Editor to Change Page Numers/Page Labels

I would like to do exactly what was asked in this question on Superuser, in short: Edit the page labels/page numbers in existing PDF documents. This is basically the only feature I really need. I ...
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What OCR tools can recognize text by rows instead of columns?

What free OCR tools for Windows that satisfies these? Automatically add layer on the PDF files (so that the non OCRed file can be saved as an OCRed one) Can recognize text by rows instead of columns: ...
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PDF rotate for Windows

I am looking for a PDF editor that can: rotate add text ideally this would be open source, but freeware is acceptable - i would prefer to avoid anything that requires Java - as I dont want to ...
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PDF library for modifying low level COS objects

I would like to associate a PDX search catalog file with a PDF document. Apparently there is currently no library that supports this out of the box, so what I have to do is manipulate the /Search ...
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Are there any good tools for applying searchable metadata tags to large documents?

I've googled this extensively, but there doesn't appear to be a common solution, or my keywords are inadequate. We have a few large PDFs on the order of a few thousand pages each that describe some ...
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PDF Library for Adding Keyword Metadata to PDF

I had originally posted this question over on stack overflow, but I was recommended to post here instead. Original Question I am in the process of converting a Windows Mobile application to ...
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View multiple PDF side by side

I have a feeling that I just had a milion dollar idea, a PDF viewer which allows viewing multiple PDF files at the same time, side by side. Like this: Or that thing already exist? I mean one app (...
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Looking for a free for commercial use or open source .net library for pdf to docx conversion

I've got a project that involves reading pdf files and it is turning out to be more difficult than I had anticipated. Is there a library I can use to convert the pdf to docx so I can use the OpenXml ...
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What's a good Developmental Tool for Extracting Bookmark to Page No. Mapping From pdf?

I want to extract the page numbers of bookmarks from .pdf files. I need to be able to pass filename and it should yield: Bookmark Page Number loophard 3 leetfart 45 seedmart 68 as output ...
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Create copy+pastable PDFs from scans

I have PDF files which get created from a scanner. The PDFs only contain images. Up to now you can't copy+paste the text if you look at the PDF with Acrobat or an other PDF viewer. Needed features: ...
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How to produce such webpage like https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2898

The IETF site has some nice properties: Links from the HTML version to the TXT and the PDF versions Links to sections, other documents Format for PDF, HTML and TXT nearly identical Page numbers, ...
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Converting PDF to text

I have multiple PDF documents that contains a lot of text. I want to use these texts in a search engine I'm developing. This search engine is using software that cannot work with PDF files, but can ...