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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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Need pdf annotation supports handwriting / online / inserting pages in the middle of the pdf

I need pdf annotation supports handwriting / online / inserting pages in the middle of the pdf. kamihq does everything except does not let us insert pages in the middle of the pdf (you have to keep ...
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Why hasn't Power PDF Advanced Completely Overtaken Adobe Acrobat? What hasn't Acrobat's Market Share Plummet to 0%? [closed]

I purchased Nuance Power PDF Advanced for about $50 about 3 years ago. At the time, Adobe Acrobat was selling for something like $400 which I thought was highway robbery. About 3 years ago, I needed ...
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Library to convert .docx to pdf, in WinRT app

In a WinRT app, i can create a word file with some information filled by the user, but i also want to create a copy but as PDF(save another file with my app, not convert docx. to pdf with external ...
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Program to batch unlock PDF files to make them OCRable in Acrobat

I am looking for a gratis, off-line program on Microsoft Windows to batch unlock PDF files to make them OCRable in Acrobat. I unsuccessfully tried https://sourceforge.net/projects/portablepdfunlocker/...
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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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Looking for a tool that merges pdf files

Lets say that I have 10 PDF-Files and I want to merge them in a specific order into a single one. Is there a good tool for achieving that? Thanks in advance... Edit: No Webtools
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PDF parser library recommendation - article extraction

I need to parse PDF documents written in multi-column layout containing articles. Specifically, I need to extract articles, article headers, images, tables, lists, font styles, and then create 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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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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Where can I find professional solutions for converting markdown to PDF?

I am generating complex user documentation using Markdown files and combining them with markedpp. I am currently using pandoc to convert to a DOCX file, but that requires some nasty hoop jumping in ...
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How to render a fillable PDF form on the web

I have a PDF that has a fillable form on it. You can see an example of such a PDF here. When I open this link in chrome, I'm guessing it uses the built in PDF viewer and I'm able to fill in the ...
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A good and simple PDF reading

I need simple PDF reading software that synchronizes the "reading position" on my Android phone and my Linux computer – so I can continue reading on the other end where I left on the first. ...
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PDF website crawler

I need an open source system that can crawl websites to gather PDF documents and then index them.
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Software that can extract tables from PDF files

I often receive table data in PDF files. I want to be able to get that into MS Excel in a tabular format but it often comes out strangely when I copy-paste. I want to be able to get tables out of PDF ...
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Extract tables from pdf using Javascript

I am looking for Node.js library for extracting tables from PDF files. I have successfully used tabula-java as a stand-alone application. I have tried the following: Tried using tabula-js, which ...
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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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Extract a single page as an image from a large PDF programmatically

I'm writing in R and looking for a good way to extract a single page as an image from a large PDF and save the image to disk. I'm currently using this code: DPI <- 300 all_pages <- magick::...
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Creating Multi-Paged PDFs from Adobe Photoshop exports

I have multiple A4 Pages I created and exported with Photoshop and need them to be in one PDF. I also need The software to be free (not necessarily as in GNU/Free, I just don't want to pay for it) To ...
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C# library for PDF manipulation

Which.net library is a good option for manipulating (creating and editing) PDFs? There are a multitude of such tools available, but it's all too easy to end up committing to development with a ...
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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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Alternative note apps to Marginnote 3 in-windows environment,which can create flashcards on the fly

a similar question was asked before , but decor does the have cloze or image occlusion flashcard creation on the fly, in MarginNote 3 An user can crop out a section of document by selecting and apply ...
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Want software tool to do relative linking between pdf files

I am using the current release of Windows 10 on a PC. I have about 3,000 pdf files that are in a sub-directory. I'd like to crosslink the pdf files to one another using relative addressing. Thus if I ...
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Software for signing a PDF file with a smart card

I am looking for a software which can sign a PDF file with a smart card. We have two USB smart card readers available: Gemalto IDBridge CT 40 ReinerSCT CyberJack The software should mainly allow ...
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PDF-File Sanitizer

Do you know a good PDF-file sanitizer? Free would be nice but is not a must-have. The sanitizer should either be a .NET-Core library or a program that can be executed in Windows CMD. It should remove ...
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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 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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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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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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.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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What PDF viewer will allow me to quickly view which elements are vector?

I work in the printing industry where having vector artwork for a job is paramount when it comes to the best production output. Often times clients will send me a PDF file that contains a raster image ...
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PDF to Word Converter

I'm looking for a software, which is able to convert a pdf document into a docx file. I know there is Adobe Acrobat Professional which does a good job concerning this. The drawback is that it costs ...
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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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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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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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Which software can convert pdf text to black?

Ideally something which can be run from the command line, and can be scripted. Example use cases: I have a pdf-born-pdf with light text. [Not a scanned pdf.] I want to turn it black, so it is easier ...
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Gratis software to retroactively copy highlights to comment to that I can generate comment summary using pdf xchange viewer

This might be a possible duplicate of many questions in here. But the thing is none of them have a solid answer.Also they were asked way back and some are closed. This post Retroactively copy ...
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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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Is there any tool which can help me to import my .msg files into PDF format?

I have approximately 1500 .msg files in my system, but now I'm not using Outlook as my email client and want to convert all .msg files into PDF format, because PDF is very easy to use and I can access ...
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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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Gratis Windows PDF printer

My Windows "print to PDF" functionality no longer works. I am unable to make it work, and unwilling to reinstall Windows. I am seeking a gratis background spooler service for Windows, which I can ...
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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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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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Fast PDF generation library for .net core (C#)

Could you recommend me a PDF library for .net core (C#)? I need to generate a simple pdf with standalone text and some images. Performance is the key value. Sometimes I'll generate around 150 k ...
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Windows pdf printer with no dialog

When printing documents in SAP Business One (our ERP) it automatically goes to default printer. If I set any printer, it goes straight to the printer. No questions. If I set 'Microsoft Print to PDF' ...
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Extract text from uploaded pdf and store it in a database

I have an HTML form where a user can upload a PDF. I want to extract the whole text from the PDF, search in it for specific words and then store them in my database. Any ideas? I don't ask you for the ...
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Ideas for static website generator that produces HTML and PDF from single LaTeX / MathML source?

I'm looking for a tool that can generate both a static (but responsive) website and also PDF output from the same LaTeX-enabled source. I'd like to have 'chapters' in the PDF output be 'tabs' in the ...
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PDF to movie converter

I look for a software to convert a PDF file to a movie file (for example MP4). The basic requirements are: Free Runs on Windows Slide show or animation support to ease viewing the PDF contents on ...
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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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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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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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