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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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Interactive PDF to management of reports

I am looking for some solution for management of reports. Is it possible to create interactive PDF with functions like: add images add attachments like images, emails, files etc. sending information ...
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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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Software to sign PDFs via browser (from Chromebooks)

We often need to fill in PDF documents, sign them (visually, a hand written signature), and return them to a business. Printing and scanning is time consuming and results in lower quality documents. ...
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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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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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PDF printer free

I am looking for a PDF printer (i.e. a "virtual printer" producing PDF files, which can be used by any application just like any other printer) which is able to parse <a href='http://www....
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PDF Collaboration, Centralization, Tracking - Solution?

Context: I have a PDF for auditing that I will be providing to my team annually. Members of my team must be able to fill out the PDF and then submit it to me for review. We operate mostly within the ...
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Software to add multiple references to different pages in the same document and export it as PDF

I have an image that looks like this: I'm looking for a way to add a reference to each of the marked points (either red dots or the letters, or generally speaking any place on the image) and have it ...
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Online photo book service that allows downloading books as PDF

I am looking for an online photo book service that: can print a user created photo book on an actual paper book (i.e. not electronic) allows downloading books as PDF (unlike Picaboo) without any ...
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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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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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Looking for software that can transfer pdf files and print them automatically (and then move them to a processed folder)

I'm running a webshop that is hosted online. Shipping labels for orders are currently exported once a day in a csv file. I import them, and then print them to my local printer. We want to automate ...
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Minimizing the size of PDF files

Minimizing the size of JavaScript code (like JS Minifier) or PNGs (like Tiny PNG) are meant to reduce the bandwidth and speedup loading times of websites. I'm looking for a similar thing but for PDF ...
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Is there an app for searching through PDFs using images?

I have a bunch of PDFs with images, symbols etc., all black and white if that helps, and using text to search through them is not possible. I have an image of a part of the document that I want. Is ...
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Library for editing PDF files on an object level with .NET

I have several use cases for editing metadata of PDF documents programmatically.The idea is for example to remove the author and the producer of a PDF document. The idea is to leave everything else in ...
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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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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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Scanner app like tool in macOS

There are many scanner apps for smartphones like Microsoft Lens, Scanner Pro, Adobe Scan, etc. They usually apply some filters to make documents clean and some rotate/straighten tools to fix skewness. ...
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Insert a PNG into a PDF (as its own page)?

Please suggest a tool to achieve this: I am looking for a tool to solve exactly this (recurring) task: I have a multipage PDF. I have a PNG fitting well onto one page. I need a new PDF where that ...
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What is the best API for translating PDF documents

I would like to directly translate the PDF document (not to extract only text and then return it back). I would also like to keep all images and layout of the original document. I want to do it ...
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convert pencil handwriting to pen handwriting online free

I have pdfs of my homework assignment written in pencil. I was supposed to write it in pen. I am looking for a software that changes the colour of my handwriting to blue/black colour. Please help, ...
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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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Is there a free desktop PDF editor?

I think that Adobe Acrobat costs way too much. I don't want to pay for a reoccuring subscription for something I'd like to have for the longest time. The desktop version is way too expensive even with ...
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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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Convert images in nested directories to a single pdf with bookmarks

I would like to convert several TIFF files (document scans) into a single, structured PDF. Each page is saved as a single TIFF file, and each chapter has its own directory. Directories can be nested ...
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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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Remove layers from a PDF without Adobe Acrobat on a Mac

I have a A0 size PDF document with multiple layers, and I want to get this document printed at a copy shop. The copy shop doesn't have the option to select/deselect the layers, and I only want 3 of ...
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How to convert PDF to PSD with layers

I have designed a cover book with TikZ which the output is normally a .pdf file. Now the publisher wants me an open-layered .tiff and although I know how to convert it to files like .jpg or .psd, but ...
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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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Free Desktop Application -> Create single PDF from multible HTML Pages with Hyperlinks

I have a folder called product manual in html containing an manual_index.html page and several sub pages manual_introduction.html, manual_maintenance.html and many more sub pages. The folder contains ...
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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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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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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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Desktop program that reads words in pdf aloud and highlights the words as it reads?

Requirements: Read aloud words from a PDF file Shows the PDF file and highlights the words as it reads Free Works on Windows 8.1 What I have tried The past stack exchange threads I've found on this ...
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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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Generating PDFs from XML comments

Background I write a lot of code in C#, and use XML comments all over the place to describe how my methods, members, and properties behave. I would ultimately like to compile all of the information ...
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I want to generate PDF Annotations in my application with library

I am interested in adding annotations support to my application. Specifically PDF (Adobe) anntoations. I need a PDF library (preferably C# .NET Core) to read an input file (any format), generate some ...
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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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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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Digital Waiver Signature Locally and via Email

I'm looking to collect digital waiver signatures, but not one that I send via email. I run a martial arts school, and I want to have a templated PDF that I can open on my device (iPhone, iPad, etc), ...
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Command-line tool(s) or info for building a PDF report

I'm trying to write a script that takes as its input one PDF file containing a header block, plus one multi-page PDF file containing black and white vector graphics plus a little text, and outputs ...
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Free annotation software where I can review web pages and save a PDF?

Just like Microsoft Word allows you to review and annotate documents, I'm looking for something similar for web pages - preferably a browser plugin. I should be able to highlight text (not just "draw ...
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Mac app to fuzzy search through PDF files library

I'm looking for a Mac app that would be able to index hundreds of books in PDF and perform quick full-text fuzzy search through it.
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Export emails and attachments to pdf

I am looking for suggestions on a software or an extension to work with Outlook, primarily to export emails with attachments (bulk exports of 50+ attachments).
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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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Render inline PDF form and submit to .NET server

I have a desired feature for a project I'm working on that I'm having trouble finding a tool to handle. Here is the goal: Display a PDF form in the browser and allow the user to fill it out. Pre-...
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PDF-creating software that can “re-use” image data…? (PDF “Image XObjects”)

I need to create a PDF file automatically (preferable via a batch process / command-line, the optimum would be something XSLT/SAXON-based). The PDF will have many pages (ca. 500), and each page ...
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Web application to store and modify InDesign assets

We're looking to buy a Web application that can manage InDesign files with variables and render high res PDFs of those files. It will allow users to log onto their portal to see their assets, set the ...

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