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Software that interacts with or provides a viewer for PDF documents

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Export select pages from PDF as copyable text?

I sometimes need to export a few pages from a big PDF file. The pages must then be "copyable", ie the pages must not be exported as images. On my older Windows 7 computer, a 200 page PDF crashes ...
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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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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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Looking for an Alternative to PrizmDoc for Website Document Previewing

Currently, we have it set up that users are uploading documents to our platform. They have the option to preview their uploaded documents which is where PrizmDoc comes into play. Unfortunately, ...
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Looking for a Tool which helps to View PDF files and Handle file operations in Java and Angular?

Looking for a Tool which helps to View PDF files and Handle file operations such as Viewing , Preventing Download and Print Feature, which also supports Java And Angular? Any suggestions are kindly ...
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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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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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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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software tool to check font encoding errors in PDF documents

I am checking for font encoding errors in PDF documents using gs(ghost script) with the following command to be confident that i will not be missing any text. gs -o output.pdf -sDEVICE=pdfwrite ...
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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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Pdf reader without any controls

I am looking for a pdf reader, where I can dump the pdfs and send the .exe or the link to the users. When launched, users should be able to read the document, but they should not be able to copy text,...
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Open source pdf library with pinch zoom feature

Could anyone suggest any open source pdf library which has pinch zoom feature works both linux and windows. Currently I am using xpdf but its slow and dont have pinch zoom. any suggestion would be ...
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Is there a software that simulates a pen and paper?

My university requires us to scan homework to PDF and send it via the website, and I have a problem using paper because my writing is messy. I saw some students using an iPad or a Chromebook to write ...
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Windows PDF viewer that can rename file with it open

I'm looking for a Windows PDF viewer that allows you to rename a file while it is being viewed. The software can technically be a PDF viewer or editor; it doesn't matter. All that is important is ...
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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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Annotate pdfs and insert pages

I teach mathematics in a university, often recording my lectures on a tablet (screencasting). Do you know if there is a PDF reader program that I can use during my lectures to: display slides from a ...
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Pdf viewer - which shows Google search results for text phrases within the viewer itself - rather than manually searching in an external browser

Im reading a pdf currently, with many concepts and names, which i'd like to search for, while not leaving the pdf viewer. View the google search results for any particular phrase, say 'ukai fishermen' ...
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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 maitain a list of PDFs synced to an Ipad as it comes on and off a network

I have the following problem. There are a series of IPads, 30 in total, that require a set of PDF documents synchronized to them. The bounds of the need are like this: The PDFs change both in ...
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Is it actually possible to use pdf.js's default viewer.html to display multiple pdf files as a merged file?

So, I came across this: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/9809001/is-there-a-way-to-combine-pdfs-in-pdf-js And upon digging into it a little more, it seems like it is pulling the data from each ...
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PDF reader that let me scroll down on a single page without page turn

I am searching for a pdf reader software that let me read the document using ”View single page” BUT not scrolling to next page if i scroll down (opposite of continuous scrolling). I want to scroll ...
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Any Android-based PDF+DJVU+EPUB reader with an option similar to High Contrast (Black)?

I'm a visually impaired (i.e. partially sighted) person with some reading vision unless in direct sunlight, and that too only from a short distance of about six inches at most! I'm a student of ...
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A PDF Reader for Windows that has a fullscreen flow-scroll mode

Most PDF readers in full screen mode switch from one page to the next when you scroll in full screen. Is there one that scrolls "flowing" instead?
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PDF viewer for Linux that supports tabs that can be accessed with CTRL-1, CTRL-2, etc

I've really come to expect this behaviour from web browsing and the terminal, and cannot really go without it. I currently have Okular, and while it has tabs, it has very clunky hotkeys. Other nice ...
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Free PDF viewer for different operating systems that supports animations/Javascript

I need to be able to view a pdf file that contains animations, and I need to be able to do this on all the common operating systems (Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iPhone). What free programs can ...
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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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PDF viewers can navigate bookmarks with keyboard

I need to find a PDF viewer, working on Windows, that can navigate the bookmarks by keyboard only. In specific, it should be able to do these with hotkeys only: Open and close bookmark panel (PDF-...
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What PDF readers support lean back reading for Android box?

Most remote controls of Android boxes like MiBOX 3c only support Dpad, not mouse. Unfortunately, this means that a simple PDF reader does not necessary work with remote control, since it can't mimic a ...
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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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PDF library for Android, iOS, and web

I am looking for a PDF library that can support Android, iOS, and web (as a nice-to-have). The library would be integrated into a platform with hundreds of thousands of users. The only required ...
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Looking for good software for ebook management

I am looking for a software like Calibre that could manage my ebook library. Here are some features that I really need, some of them are not available from Calibre. Allow multiple clients access the ...
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An open source PDF reader with built in dictionary or plugins?

I'm using Adobe Acrobat for my daily PDF reading and there are a lot of words I need to translate. Now I have to double click > copy > open browser > past > search for meaning > go back to PDF reader. ...
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PDF reader that will show 3+ pages horizontally

Is there a PDF reader (for Mac OSX or for Windows) that will show 3+ pages horizontally? I looked everwhere and cannot find a reader with this feature. Maybe there is a reason it is not possible? ...
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PDF reader that remembers page across devices

When I'm reading some material on my desktop and want to bring it with me on either my tablet or my laptop, I will have to remember at what page I was, to continue reading. That does not work me. ...
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Free pdf reader with typewriter capability

Is there any free pdf reader with a typewriter capability like the one provided by acrobat reader professional as in the below image (or in the link http://users.wfu.edu/yipcw/atg/pdf/705typewriter/...
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Linux PDF reader that supports forms with formulas

I am trying to fill out a Yu-Gi-Oh deck list for a tournament on my Linux Mint 18.3 machine. FORM: http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/forms/KDE_DeckList.pdf The problem is that there is a "...
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Good software to present beamer-generated pdf slide stack

I'm looking for a pdf reader that is well-suited for full-screen presentations of pdf files generated by latex beamer. Acrobat Reader is not so bad, but I'd prefer something that can give ...
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PDF annotations across multiple systems

I have a lot of PDF-documents I want to annotate with comments or highlight passages. I need this across multiple devices (iOS, Windows7+, maybe macOS, Linux as a bonus), so a cloud service is fine (...
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How to fill in an Adobe document? [closed]

I am trying to apply for a scholarship for graduate school. I need to fill out the PDF file (it has fillable fields) and then send it in via email. It has to be completed electronically. When I open ...
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Best solution to display comics on a website

I am drawing a comic and I want to share it on my personal site. Problem is I don't know any cool js / reactjs plugins to create a comic reader. I want something smooth and cool, that ideally would ...
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PDF reader that saves sessions on macos

Are there any free PDF-reader softwares that allow to save and restore the last session? This is possible with, e.g., foxit on windows but not on mac. (I usually work on more than 20 pdfs ...
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Free / open source tool to flatten PDFs?

Looking for above-mentioned tool to work with PDFs. Following functions are desired: Draw lines, rectangles, circles for annotations Include comments (as in actual text onto the PDF, not speech ...
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Is there any pdf reader for Linux that supports layers?

Subject line says it all. I have a few pdfs that utilize the layers functionality of the portable document format such that not all of the layers are necessarily meant to be rendered or printed ...
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Linux and/or Windows application like Mac Preview

I would really like an application for Windows and/or Linux that can view and do simple annotations on PDFs, JPGs, PNGs, and other file types quickly. For example, in Mac Preview, if I open a PDF of ...
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Open source PDF viewer for Linux with JavaScript support

Requirements: Basic PDF support Form support At least basic JavaScript support Open source Ideally: Packaged for Debian vi-style keybindings (jklh to move around, etc.) Minimal interface (hidden-by-...
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pdf reader that mimics the user-experience of a physical book

I'm using pdf versions of textbooks for college. Digital Pdf readers are in many ways superior to reading a physical book (keyword searching, etc). However, there are certain things that you cannot ...
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js library - generate pdf from json

I'm looking for js library for generating pdf from json Emphasis on performance. Requirement Support IE11,Edge,Chrome Preview and download. Performance: Ability to render 5000 rows in up to 5 ...
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Is there a PDF software capable of finding, extracting, selecting and then summarizing the annotations/comments based on a search criteria?

Here's the situation: I have 700 pdf files in one folder (those files have to be there!). Each file contains dozens or hundreds of annontations/comments. Each annotation/comment has keywords to ...
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PDF reader that smartly rearrange layout to fit on mobile screen for comfortable reading

Very often texts is too small and the comprimized solution is to zoom in and pan every single line. I wish there is a mobile app that smartly resized the file for comfortable reading on small acreen.
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PDF viewer displaying PDFs created with Adobe Reader and containing XFA forms

I'm searching for a PDF viewer on Linux that is able to display PDFs that were created with the Adobe Reader and contain XFA forms. The PDFs I get from the administration of my company are displayed ...