2
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1answer
48 views

Software to Index and Document large-number of PDF documents based on certain criteria

I am not tech savvy at all....at our law firm we have literally tens of thousands of pdf documents that the attorney wants indexed. When I say indexed, I mean she wants to make a chart and input the ...
4
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2answers
71 views

Mark PDF as Adobe PDF

There are several journal websites (typically Taylor and Francis) that require that all PDF files submitted to it for reviewing should be Adobe PDFs. The submission engine will not accept a PDF ...
2
votes
3answers
356 views

Preview of CAD files in format .dwg

I'm looking for a utility or a program for Ubuntu, and possibly even for Windows that is able to convert a CAD file format .DWG to PDF. My need is to provide a preview of CAD files, and I thought ...
3
votes
2answers
509 views

How can I remove the grayscale page background of a PDF document scan while preserving the text? (Binarization)

My PDF contains 600 pages with images of text. It has 2 "layers". "Layer 1": Background colour image "Layer 2": Text image I would like to remove all background image layers in the total PDF file ...
1
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1answer
174 views

Is there any command-line image/PDF/PPT (powerpoint) viewer that supports transitions?

I was looking for some viewers that can handle displaying both pictures and PDFs (ideally, PPTs, but I reckon that's asking too much), with transitions (fade in, fade out, etc). On top of that, I ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Need a PDF editor that will let me highlight text [duplicate]

I've looked in the Software Centre but no mention of highlight features for the various PDF edit software. I've installed adobe reader 9 but it doesn't seem to have the option. Does anyone know of ...
0
votes
0answers
119 views

Tools for (optimizing the workflow of) creating audiobooks?

Recently I was asked to create an audiobook by reading a textbook and recording my voice. The original book is a simple PDF file and right now, I'm recording my voice using Audacity. Audacity is open ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Is there a tool to convert the pdf files to chm?

I was looking for any package or tool to convert the pdf files to chm. Anybody did ever use such tool? I am on Ubuntu 13.04
0
votes
0answers
95 views

Is there an Ubuntu note app that allows printing to PDF similar to MS OneNote?

I am interested in uploading OCR capable documents to an application that allows me to easily scan or click from one file to another within a collection of finance papers, without needing to open each ...
6
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5answers
11k views

converting epub files to PDF format

I would like to know the ways in which epub files can be converted to pdf in ubuntu. Anyway, GUI or command line conversion is fine as far as my epub gets converted to pdf. Thanks.
1
vote
1answer
195 views

Converting PDF doc to image as preserving the PDF quality at image?

I have looked to the site and find convert like programs and used them however I cannot preserve the quality of the PDF file. I have changes the options for better resolutions but this time the size ...
3
votes
1answer
383 views

Command line tool to correct whitebalance of scanned PDFs

I have several hundreds of scanned files as PDFs. The scanner I used at the time creates images that have a blue-grey touch, so the white background of the pages is blue/grey instead of white. While ...
3
votes
0answers
129 views

What free PDF editing software packages are available? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which programs can I use to edit PDF files? I'm looking for a free PDF editor that will allow me to selectively delete pages and content, including selective parts of a ...
12
votes
7answers
4k views

Free pdf reader that supports taking notes (and bookmarks)

I learned about the PDF possibility of taking notes which are then stored with the document, usefull when reading ebooks. If the note taker also supports some math notation, that would be wonderful! ...
2
votes
2answers
758 views

What PDF Editors are available on Ubuntu?

I was wondering if there is a pdf reader-writer-publisher-editor that can add text, highlight, shapes and general edit an existing pdf document. Something like Nitro in windows.
10
votes
5answers
12k views

How do I edit text in a scanned .jpeg?

I need to upload a scanned image as a PDF document. After scanning the document, I have a .jpeg with small text that I want to edit before converting to PDF for the upload. I have never done this ...
3
votes
3answers
254 views

How do I type text on top of a PDF?

I've been given a form to fill out as a PDF. It is not a fillable PDF, it's just a file that I'm expected to print out, fill in by hand, and scan back in. Is there something available in the ...
5
votes
4answers
613 views

Is there a tool to split a book saved as a single PDF into one PDF per chapter?

I have a few books as PDFs, and I'd like to split them by chapter for easier consumption on a mobile phone. Is there any tool (or sequence of tools) I can use to easily split the book into different ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Managing a large collection of PDF files

I have a large collection of PDF files and am looking forward to an application that: Is easy to install (Available in repositories) Is portable (migration to other computer running linux or windows ...
3
votes
2answers
881 views

How to make annotations on .PDF files like on Okular, but without using Okular? What .PDF viewer should I use?

So guys, I'm answering some question from a school test (saved in .pdf) and I would like to do it like I did once on Okular, using a cursor-pen to mark the alternatives. Like on this screenshot from ...
0
votes
1answer
372 views

Open pdf documents with different Reader

I have certain pdf Documents (DRM) which I can only open with Acrobat Reader (Adobe LiveCycle Rights Management). Now I like simply double-clicking these PDF files and Acrobat Reader opens. What ...
5
votes
0answers
245 views

PDF reader with Highlighting support and save the file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I highlight PDFs? I am missing the feature of Highlighting the PDF file directly from reader and saving the changes in the file. This is a feature of Adobe ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

PDF reader that supports bookmarks?

Is there a PDF reader that supports bookmarks? I'm reading a book and it would be great to bookmark where I left off. I can't seem to find a PDF reader that does this very simple thing.
3
votes
4answers
1k views

Exporting Markdown + CSS to PDF

I'm in need of an application that can do something like Marked for OS X does. The function I need is a bit more specific: I want the app to export Markdown to PDF, but using CSS - I've achieved this ...
0
votes
1answer
175 views

Web capture like adobe acrobat pro?

I'm looking for something Ubuntu that compares to web-capture in adobe acrobat pro. It's a feature that asks for a url, whether to follow links, and if so how many levels to follow. It then goes to ...
3
votes
6answers
3k views

How can I add text and images (for example, a signature) to a PDF?

On occasion I receive forms to fill in as PDFs intended for printing (these are not true PDF forms, they do not contain fields). I would like to type onto them, and perhaps add a scanned copy of my ...
7
votes
3answers
2k views

Viewing PDF comments

In Ubuntu 10.04 Evince does not display comments in an annotated PDF file. Or at least that is what my experience is when I was trying to view them. I searched for information about it and I found ...
8
votes
5answers
5k views

How to convert a .pdf file into a folder of images?

I have some .pdf files that I would like to convert to my preferred reading format of .cbr or .cbz or, if this isn't directly possible, I need to extract all pages from the .pdf as images and then ...
4
votes
2answers
275 views

Is there a program that can edit PDF black/white levels?

I have used the Simple Scanner (really nice app, by the way) to scan some sheet music. Looks nice but it's picking up too much detail and would like to adjust the levels. Sadly, the GIMP fails so ...
16
votes
4answers
10k views

How to convert PDF to Image?

I have requirement of converting PDF pages to images. There is a background image with some text written, so when I save this as image only background image got saved. Is there any software available ...
14
votes
5answers
6k views

pdf to mobi convertor

is there any application in natty which can convert a pdf file into a mobi file?
17
votes
6answers
23k views

PDF to word conversion software?

Is there any free software available on Ubuntu that can convert a pdf file to a .doc file?
7
votes
5answers
14k views

What to use to annotate PDF (Highlight/Underline) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I highlight PDFs? In windows, I can use Foxit but on Ubuntu x64, what can I use? Foxit seem to only provide a i386 version
5
votes
3answers
4k views

Remove text information from a PDF?

I printed a recent credit card statement straight to PDF and used PDFEdit to black out (highlight in black) the information I'd prefer not to share with the party I need to send this to. Now I can't ...
12
votes
7answers
2k views

Renumber pages of a PDF

I want to edit the metadata of a scanned PDF to assign custom page numbers to different pages. For example, what are now pages 1-3 I might want to call i, ii and iii, and what are pages 4-10, I want ...
21
votes
7answers
15k views

Is there software that can fill PDF forms?

I have some PDFs which are actually forms, with fields to fill. Is there some software that can fill those fields?
3
votes
1answer
718 views

Bookmark pdf and djvu files

For pdf: How can I create outlines/bookmarks for and merge them into pdf files in either terminal or in GUI application in Ubuntu? For djvu: I know how to do the same thing for djvu files in terminal ...
9
votes
2answers
4k views

A PDF viewer supporting SyncTeX for Gnome

I am looking for a PDF viewer for working with LaTeX and SyncTeX (forward and inverse search) under Gnome. I know from previous questions in various forums that Okular has this feature, but I prefer ...
38
votes
9answers
58k views

Which PDF Viewer would you recommend? [closed]

Which PDF-Viewer would you recommend to use in Ubuntu? At the moment I use the standard document viewer (Evince) but I'm missing features like stageless continous zooming.
32
votes
14answers
9k views

Which programs can I use to edit PDF files?

I know that there is a very similar question, but I'm not interested in highlighting. What I'm looking for is some tool in Linux to edit pdf files. I've tried pdfedit which did the work for me, but if ...
13
votes
8answers
3k views

Create pdf from HTML book

There are some sites that provide books as HTML pages (e.g., legal stuff). What can I use to create a PDF book from these pages, based on the already-existing structure? In Windows there is Adobe ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

What I can use to highlight PDF? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I highlight PDFs? Is there a software like Mac's default viewer, that allows you to annotate and highlight PDF documents? Thanks in advance, Marco