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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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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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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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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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Private and secure document storage for mobile use and sharing between 2 people

I want to arrange for communication between myself and a friend. Privacy and security are important (there is nothing illegal or even profane). Her mobile and pc computing are monitored by her family. ...
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What Technology is recommended to build a Resume Builder?

Good day, I am about to embark on a project of building a resume builder. The builder will be interactive as it will make suggestions for the end user. I want it to be fast. I have considered using ...
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Framework for Automatically Generating PDF Documents On Chrome OS

I have used VBA to write software for automating paper invoice generation and printing using the MS office suite. Given a list of addressees, the software automatically generates and saves a PDF ...
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PDF annotation tool and management for Mac

I am looking for a tool which allows me to load PDF documents, annotate & comment on them, and then "browse" the annotations and comments in some form of viewer (perhaps like a spreadsheet). The ...
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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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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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What Python Package Can Parse a Table in a PDF File Delimited by Whitespace?

I am attempting to parse through NSDUH data which is publicly available here : http://datafiles.samhsa.gov/study-series/national-survey-drug-use-and-health-nsduh-nid13517 I have seen Python ...
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Tools to test loading/rendering speed for different versions of same pdf?

I would like some way to test pdf loading and rendering speed. My ideal tool would let me drag and drop a batch of pdfs processed using ghostscript or sometimes k2opt, and compare some useful figure, ...
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Any way to protect a PDF with AES-256 for free?

Adobe offers a 7-days trial of its Acrobat Pro. It's technically free but not terribly useful in the long run. LibreOffice can export a file as PDF, but only with 128-bit RC4 encryption. Obsolete. ...
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Take a folder containing PDF files as input, and output for each PDF how many pages it contains

I'm looking for a program for Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 that can take a folder containing PDF files as input, and output for each PDF how many pages it contains. Any license or price is fine.
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PDF to RTF File Converter

I need a piece of software to convert a PDF file to an RTF file. It should preferably have a command-line interface or a GUI that supports batch-converting files. Windows is preferable but Linux is ...
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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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Combine multiple image files into a single PDF file

What's a good utility for combining different image files (e.g. PNGs or JPGs) into a single PDF file, with no quality loss (or minimal quality loss)? Required features: Libre Gratis Command-line ...
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Need a java library for dynamic PDF creation

I just got some requirements from a group of users that need dynamic PDF's created. Our software stack uses spring-boot java backend and a vueJS front end. Requirements : barcode support dynamic ...
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Software to fill out PDF via PHP

I am in need of a Software to be able to fill out a interactive via PHP. After my research I came across "pdftk" and similar tools. Sadly I have no possibility to install these on my shared hoster (...
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Tool to quality check uploaded documents (mainly PDFs): Identify blur (maybe by trying OCR), edges

For our loan application we need our borrower applicants to upload a lot of documents. Therefore, it would be great to have a tool that automatically gives out an error for the bad quality of an ...
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Convert abbyy XML to readable form

I've obtained some books in the form of XML files. This XML seems to be output of an Abbyy program (presumably based on OCR of actual books). I'm looking for software for these files be converted ...
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Compare two structured PDF documents

There are a lot of questions up here about comparing two PDF files, but I have (what I think is) a different requirement. We generate documents that are structured around outlines - section 1, ...
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Software to annotate PDF from Excel or Python

I have a large PDF files. Each PDF page contains a chart and also includes a unique identifier, i.e. chart number. I have individual comments for each chart and would like to insert these in the ...
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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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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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GUI for searching the content of multiple large text files or PDFs?

I have a few dozen PDFs, each of which are very large. Specifically: These PDFs total to about 15GB. These PDFs are primarily scanned images of textual documents, but they do contain the text data (...
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Recursively print all code files in a directory into a single clean PDF file

Is there any software for Windows which will crawl through a directory and subdirectories and print all the source code files it finds into a single document, preferably indexed? For example I have a ...
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GROBID-like software for segmenting / TEI conversion of documents other than PDF

GROBID is excellent software for recognizing various human-level objects in scientific papers (converting PDF into XML containing entities like table of contents, authors, titles, sections, chapters, ...
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Java API to convert DOCx files into 508-complaint PDF

Our organization is looking for a java library which helps to convert the docx document to 508 complaint pdf. 508 compliance is guidelines for the pdf document, so that people with disabilities can ...
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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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Looking to replace Adobe Acrobat Reader with something that prioritizes usability over cost

With how Adobe's changed with each new iteration and how more and more features have been placed behind a paywall, what are some programs that allow a user the basic functionality of creating/editing ...
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Free software to audit pdf file size

I'm looking for a free (preferably Windows) tool that can give a break-down of a .pdf file's size into images, fonts, text and whatever else makes up a .pdf file. Adobe Reader Pro and PDF Studio Pro ...
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PDF editor that can write RTL text

I need a PDF editor where I can add bits of text to an existing document. The text is in Hebrew, which is a right-to-left language. I tried using Nitro Pro 9, but when I typed Hebrew text, it came ...
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Programmably creating professional PDF documents for publishing

I would like to create a website to automatically generate high-end pdf documents based on a template I provide. The template would then be sent off to a publisher. The publisher is looking for the ...
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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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Please suggest web site checker, To find PDF documents on the while site [closed]

Please suggest web site checker, To find PDF documents on the whole site
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C++ library to extract images from PDF files

I have PDF files containing a single image. I would like to extract the image to a buffer, uncompressed, inside a C++ application. Can you advise a (preferably lightweight, preferably free) library ...
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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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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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Extract table from PDF offline, on a computer where I can not install anything, but where VBA is available

I need advice if/how the following is feasible. I am working on a computer, which does have Excel 2013 but no Adobe Acrobat installed. No third party software is to be installed or used. Now I want ...
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Lossless combination of JPG/PNG images into a PDF file?

I'm looking for a utility the opposite of pdfimages: PDFs can hold within them images in various formats; pdfimages can list them and extract them (with or without conversion). What I want to do is ...
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Android PDF reader for huge files

Basically I'm searching for an alternative to Google PDF Viewer that actually is the only capable of handling files of 15.000 pages of jpgs and 4-5 GB of size. The only problem with the google one is ...
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Software to get the selected rectangle as margins in inches in a PDF file

I use a command-line tool (k2pdfopt) to process some PDFs, and I need to properly crop these PDFs by supplying margins in inches in the format left,top,right,bottom. I need a software with which I can ...
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Can I convert a PDF to text if it has a rotated table?

I've been using the tool ps2txt, however it doesn't seem to work if it has a rotated table (rendered linearlly) . Is there anything that can extract text from a rotated table?
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Gratis portable PDF to MS Word converter for Windows

The title says it all ^ I don't care if it is command line only or has a GUI. I don't need batch capabilities, and am willing to open a PDF editor and "File/Save as ..". I just want something that ...
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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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Free software for creating fillable PDFs

I'm looking for Adobe Acrobat DC alternative (https://acrobat.adobe.com/us/en/acrobat/how-to/create-fillable-pdf-forms-creator.html) - PDF creator capable of creating PDF fillable forms. Is there ...
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Email-Inbox automation

I'm currently faced with the problem to automate an e-mail-inbox in my company. I face the following problem. We get several reports as PDFs in that inbox per day that contain a couple of ...
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Reporting with InfluxDB

We use the time series database InfluxDB for recording environmental values (temperature, humidity, ...). The data volume is growing fast. We are looking for a reporting tool that builds metrics (...
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C# library to replace text or fill form field is a 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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