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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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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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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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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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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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Scanned PDF to Searchable PDF Android

How do I convert a scanned pdf book (380 pages) to a text searchable pdf? Only have access to an android phone. Online websites will do as long as they can do every page. Even mere help would be ...
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CMS for searchable library/gallery of documents

Similar to this site (screenshot example below) we are looking for a CMS or library that would provide a searchable interface for a collection of documents (pdf, etc). For example, documents would be ...
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How to remove headers, footers and any other extra information besides main body text, from PDF?

How to remove headers, footers and any other extra information besides main body text, from PDF file? For example from this document: https://www.dropbox.com/s/avbsk63khasv2x4/test.pdf?dl=1 ...
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Live online presentation using a pdf file

I want to give an online lesson to a class of about 40 people. I will be talking and I want them to see a presentation at the same time. The presentation is a pdf file (beamer). I know I can share my ...
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Program to use PDF as whiteboard for virtual lesson

I'm a teacher and with the quarentine I need to be able to prepare my lessons for students to watch them at home. I have designed several PDFs with Beamer, with the idea of using them as whiteboards. ...
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Convert diagrams to graph data

There are some publicly available PDFs and image files of diagrams showing UK rail track layout (basically flow charts), which I want to parse to something more computer-friendly (a database perhaps, ...
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Mulitple Single Page PDF's to one PDF

I'm looking for a software like Microsoft print to PDF but that can save 50+ PDFS into one without prompting to save each one as a different file name and then convert to PDF. The scenario is when we ...
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increasing the resolution of a pdf image

I have a pdf with an image in it, that pdf was given to me by a coworker and they asked me if I could extract that image, because we need it for a project and we can't find the freelancer that created ...
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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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Alternative to PDFLib

I would like to know if there are alternatives to PDFLib for use with Genexus 9; either free or low cost as we are most likely not going to be authorized to drop 1200 Dollars for the license. We use ...
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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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PDF editor to comment and highlight academic papers with stylus support

I'm having some trouble finding a simple platform for commenting, highlighting, and drawing sketches over academic papers. Some (soft) feature needs: Support for touch/stylus on Windows Some way of ...
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Command line or PHP tool to convert a .txt file to a PDF on Windows

Ever since I first learned about PDF in the early 2000s, I've been searching on and off for software to automate the conversion of various documents formats to such a .pdf file. I've tried numerous "...
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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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PDF reader for Linux which supports one click dictionary lookups

Is there a PDF reader for Linux which supports the following: If you click on a word, it opens a dictionary like ding or even better linguee.com and translates the word from a predefined source ...
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Free or open-source PDF editing software for Windows

I'm seeking for open-source software that allows you to edit PDF files with a range of options similar to Adobe Acrobat's one. I found Sejda a good online tool for this purpose since it includes a ...
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Converting multi-side PDF to PPT

I have a handout in PDF which has 4 slides in a page like this. How do I convert it to a PPT with just one slide per page?
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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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Software to compress PDF

I would like to compress a PDF file. The PDF size should be smaller than 1MB. Do you know a software that allow to compress PDF files to a given compressed size?
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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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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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Host a non-profit digital newsletter

I've been tasked with digitizing a currently print-based newsletter for a small non-profit organization that I'm a member of and I'm having trouble finding a solution that fits my needs and am hoping ...
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Convert PDF images to video?

I have a collection (hundreds) of PDF files each containing an image. I'd like to combine the images into a GIF or video format, basically displaying them one after another at some chosen framer rate. ...
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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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Automatically displaying images/PDF on a screen

Is there some sort of application that displays specific files like PDF and/or images from a specified folder onto a screen? I have software that automatically drops images and PDF or client's orders ...
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PDF Driver to print a PDF with page numbers on footer

Is there exists a PDF Driver to print a PDF with page numbers on footer? I Usually: print a PDF with a PDF Driver, and then I open the printed PDF with another utility to add page numbers on ...
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Easy-to-use program to add electronic signatures to PDFs?

My mother needs to add electronic signatures to documents, preferably en-masse (if this feature is at all possible). Because I am a busy person, I want it to be easy enough to use that she doesn't ...
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Is there any software that can allow me to prettily make my (java) code a pdf, with std inputs and outputs?

I'm a high school student, and for my course I need to submit my code, its input and outputs as a pdf. We did this through JDoodle. However JDoodle simply wasn't that good with large files, say 100 ...
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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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Tool to integrate responsive HTML plots and slides for presentations

In the past, I have always created presentations in Illustrator and exported illustrator slides to PowerPoint for the actual presentation. Any plots or data analysis were exported from the command ...
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How can I test my resume against an application tracking system (ATS)

I recently made my new resume in HTML/CSS instead of using a template/traditional document. The end result is still a pdf (by printing the page to pdf) but I've heard that tables (which I use for ...
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Markdown renderer understanding footnotes and emoji

I have a Markdown document containing Unicode emojis and footnotes. I want to create a PDF out of it, but I can't find a solution that supports both. I'm looking for: free software (preferably free ...
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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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PDF viewer which can list alt texts of images

I'm looking for a PDF viewer for Windows or Linux 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 ...
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Software/Tool to convert pdf

Looking for Software/Tool to convert normal/traditional/sequential pdf to Booklet PDF and Vice Versa
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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 can replace ABCpdf?

Currently, my server uses ABCpdf to generate PDF but my client wants to change to another software to generate PDF on the server (please see the list below). PDF Split and Merge CutePDF PDFSam ABBYY ...
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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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Which software to use for PDF scanning that can extract information and send to an invoice program?

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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I am looking for PDFs testing automation software

PDF Testing Compare data from flat files to PDFs Write logic to ensure PDF has correct data Ensure there must be correct logos, bar codes, fonts, margin etc. Please give me some recommendations
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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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Free OCR command line application for Windows that can add invisible-text layer to PDF?

I have seen other similar posts, but none with these specific requests: OCR application that can be run from the command line Windows native application Accepts multipage PDF inputs Can create a PDF ...
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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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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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Online PDF to Offline version

Afternoon All Needing a bit of help regarding my study material and what software can do what I need. I am going on holiday in 2 days and when I get back I have an exam, so I want to do some study ...
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Tools for generate PDF that contains graph and table

I'm looking for something for generate PDF. PDF requirement ; A4 ( 21 x 29,7cm ) ( A4 ISO 216 or ISO 269 ) Support landscape format Page concept ( do not print something between 2 pages )* Header / ...

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