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Software that interacts with or provides a viewer for PDF documents

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JS library that displays PDF as flipbooks

The goal I'm looking for a JavaScript library or plug-in that I can use to view regular PDF files as flipbooks like the one below: What have I tried I found many solutions that can convert PDFs and ...
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An alternative to Okular pdf reader on Linux with auto trimming of white margins

Okular pdf reader has an option View -> Trim View -> Trim Margins, which automatically zooms each page individually to exclude white margins. Are there other Linux alternatives with the same ...
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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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Xamarin offline document viewer

I am looking to view multiple types of documents in a Xamarin application. I have tried the WebView control but it uses the internet to view the documents. I'm looking for a solution that works ...
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Integrate a document viewer in my website like Firmroom

I am working on a website with Vanilla Js and PHP, where one user can upload files of format (pdf, doc, ppt, excel) and share with others but others can only view file in the website only instead of ...
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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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Looking for a Windows file manager with photo, pdf, epub and docx preview

Is there a Windows XP or Windows 7 file manager with the ability to preview jpg, pdf, rtf, doc, docx and epub files (without launching another program)? I am using xyplorer free 5.555, but though it ...
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Android/Linux PDF/eBook reader with horizontal scrolling feature instead of vertical

So far, all the readers I experienced scroll pages vertically while fitting horizontally A4 pages' width. Are there softwares out there able to: "swipe left" pages fit vertically both A4 ...
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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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What is this pdf software [closed]

i am not sure if this is the right website to ask, but in one presentation, the lecturer used this software that i thought was quite neat. If anyone knows it, i would appreciate any comment :)! Y
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A tool to keep links towards pdf pages

For my researches, I review hundreds of pdf documents and I comment them while I keep some notes in Onenotes or Mindjet. I would like a way to keep links toward specific pdf pages within my notes (the ...
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Copy - Paste in a PDF Editor

I saw a video in which it appeared that multiple words were copied using a PDF editor before recording for some blank spaces and the words were somehow being pasted during the recording in order and ...
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What documentation software can contain multiple PDFs and allow users to search globally?

I am looking for a documentation solution for our users guide. We would like to deliver the guide to our users within our Windows installer. It needs to be the starting point for all the documentation ...
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PDF SDK compatible with .net core 3 wpf?

I'm searching a PDF sdk targeting .net core 3. This SDK should of course read/write pdfs (multiplatform) but also view/edit in a wpf (windows only) component All the sdk that i found don't have viewer/...
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PDFs layout similar to tmux?

Multitasking Hack - Stack PDFs in a simple structure layout ~ Similar to Origami(Sublime) or tmux Is there a software/hack that allows me to open multiple PDFs in a single window in 1x2, 2x2 layouts? ...
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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 reader for books with notes/appendices/references etc

I often read books in PDF format, sometimes novels but most often academic texts. I often want to quickly look something up in another part of the book, and then return to my starting point. For ...
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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 viewer with “n pages” in the screen and horizontal scrolling one page at the time

I want to read clearly the pages of pdf files on my windows 10 computer. I thought about buying a curved 32" monitor, with high enough resolution, like QHD or 4K. Then I thought about placing ...
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PDF reader with possiblity to read file with a different font

Is there a PDF reader with possibility to change font from one font to another (just for easier reading). It don't need to modify the PDF file's original font, just changed while reading. Something ...
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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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Universal file viewer for many files

Looking for an application that can display many files at once of varying file types. Ideally there'd be a stellar grid view of previews so users could quickly scan through them - flagging a few or ...
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PDF annotation tool

I am interested in a gratis local tool (e.g. a self-hosted web service running on Linux) which allows me to: Show PDF files in a local directory (a listing of those files and when I click on them, I ...
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Is there a free/opensource locally run search engine for PDF documents?

I am looking for a way to search local PDF files for information in a way that is more sophisticated than a simple search using a keyword or phrase or even regular expression search for that matter. ...
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PDF reader that saves sessions

I'm on windows 10, using foxit free version, looking to switch since it doesn't support saving sessions, I saw many alternatives with fancy features but I'm not sure I want any of them. The features I'...
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want to convert OCR PDF to computer font

my pdf text is too blurry. so i want to convert it to computer font from scanned image.i already tried increassing quality by adobe/edit/preferences/page display. Any OS is acceptable, any price. As ...
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PDF reader that can save multiple sessions?

Which PDF reader that can save current sessions of multiple files from different folders, so that when I reopen it the sessions are restored?
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Tool to find text message in a pdf file

Goal: Send a pdf file and a text message. Find the if text message exist in the pdf file. The text message is a picture in the pdf file. Problem: *What tool do you need to use i order to use it? *...
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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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Black/Dark/Night mode PDF/PPT Viewer MacOS?

I read a lot during the night and I have so many books in the .pdf .pptx format that my eyes get strained during whole reading sessions. on an average, I roughly read 200 pages daily. The thing is I ...
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Any pdf reader which can email the current page?

I use a Surface tablet running Windows. If the page I am reading has some important info, I want to email it to myself. Looking for a pdf reader that can easily email the current page. Not email the ...
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Presentation-mode PDF viewer for Chrome OS

I use a Chromebook as a daily-carry laptop, and occasionally have to give presentations (which I create using LaTeX/beamer). I've so far been unable to find a presentation mode PDF viewer that runs ...
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Mac: Show a PDF in a floating borderless window

Video players like IINA let you view video in a floating, borderless window. Is there any equivalent for PDF files? I'm using PDF slides and am basically trying to get the equivalent functionality ...
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Annotating a PDF document across the network

I'd like to annotate, drawing using a stylus or a similar device, the same PDF document at the same time as my colleague in remote. I use to use Linux but I could use Windows if strictly necessary.
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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 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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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 viewer/editor with support for digital signatures that is free

Can anyone recommend a Windows PDF editor/viewer with support for digital signatures that is free? It doesn't have to be any good at editing, just allow signatures without having to pay for a ...
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Presentation with a window instead of full-screen (that I can share over screen-sharing even when I have only one monitor)?

I've been looking for a presentation software for pdf slides, whose presentation mode shows a resizable window instead of entering a full-screen mode. That would be handy for giving a presentation ...
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Reading (or parsing) corrupt PDF files (specifically SVID from SCO.com)

Is there a software, may be some very old versions, that can read a certain kind of corrupt PDF files? Specifically, I'm collecting relic Unix specifications, and I want to read the System V Interface ...
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Which would be best web based PDF editor using dot net core and javascript?

I am working with a requirement for one of the modules in the project(.Net Core) which comprises multiple PDF operations, like converting from PDF to HTML, then editing the HTML in a web view editor, ...
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What PDF reader for PC allows jump forth and back from a footnote?

I reading some PDF documents so I went to check the footnote, but I'd like to go back to the line where I was reading, similar how kindle's footnote system works. Are there anything like this for ...
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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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PDF Editor Software with Annotations and Custom UI?

I am looking for a good PDF editor with annotation features (comments and pen tool) as well as the ability to pick and choose features (because I don't want them to have a download button or a print ...
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Annotate pdf in real time (android and pc)

What app can I use to annotate pdfs and view the annotations in real-time? Basically I would like to annotate a pdf on dropbox on my android and be able to view the changes on my PC on an ...
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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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Linux PDF reader that shows annotations

I am looking for a lightweight PDF reader that shows annotations. I do not need to be able to add my own annotations. Evince only shows one type of comments - it does not show removed text or replaced ...
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PDF reader for windows that can play embedded videos

Is there any PDF reader application for windows (preferably Windows 10) that can play videos embedded in a PDF file. I know Adobe Reader has that capability, but I'm facing some problem with that. So, ...
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Alternative to Margins provided by Fermat's Library

I am looking for a comfortable pdf reader where I can read articles and paper as well as annotate them. For the annotation part I would like markdown or latex support. Fermat's Library offers an ...
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Is there a PDF viewer for Linux that supports filling out forms?

I'm looking for a PDF viewer for Linux that I can use to fill out PDF forms and save them as a file. Happy for suggestions!