Portable Document Format (PDF) is an open standard for document exchange.

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Hole black page by printing some pdf files, specially pdf with pictures inside

I know, this is the second time I write about this issue, but I have not yet received an answer. There was a guy, who posted a possible solution, but when I get to the page in order to try it, he has ...
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One liner to convert small text string to PDF

I've been trying to find a way to create a simple PDF page from the terminal that contains only one string, for example, "Prelude". Some background: I use pdfunite to join music charts together into ...
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PDF rendering is very slow

I have a relatively fast machine (2.0GHz up to 2.8GHz AMD Quad-Core A10-4655M APU), running Xubuntu 15.10 (x64). Whenever I try to open large PDF files (>40MB), Evince takes quite a lot of time to ...
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Create custom command to compile LaTeX files

I use LaTeX and rubber to compile my tex sources via command line. The command I usually use is rubber --pdf test.tex && rubber --clean test.tex. How can I create a custom command so that I ...
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How to edit the pdf banner (Description on the top beside the name of the file)

How to edit the description of pdf files displayed on the top. This information is displayed only by "Document viewer" in ubuntu. Adobe acrobat reader in Windows does not show this information. So, I ...
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Reduce size of printed-to-PDF files

I have a niche Java app that I use extensively (since it's Java and thus basically cross-platform, and since it can cater to my needs), and its job is to produce a printed page with text on it. ...
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How to open a PDF file in Ubuntu using terminal? [duplicate]

I'm using this command: gnome-open file_name.xxx(xxx file extension) command but it's not working. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.
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evince 3.10.3 prints pdf file fields with shading as solid black

Evince suddenly started printing shaded boxes as solid black. Probably upgraded in recent maintenance? Evince 3.10.3, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. All Ubuntu updates applied (Mar.3, 2016). PDF print works OK ...
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How to open a pdf file in links2 browser?

On link2 browser when I click on a link to pdf, it gives me two options: 1. Save 2. Display (and 3. Cancel). I would ideally like to display it, rather than saving it and displaying it. But if I ...
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How do I convert existing forms to fillable PDF's?

I know a solution for Windows, but I don't know a solution for Linux. The tool for Windows is for free and does the conversion automatically. I would like to have a software for Linux, which does the ...
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Okular opens with chapter unfolded

Whenever I open the document from this link in Okular and unfold Part I in the table of content, then chapter 4 is also unfolded, no matter how the TOC looked when I last closed the document. ...
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PDF file demands latest Acrobat, how can I read it?

I downloaded my college transcript and the file demands the latest version of Adobe Acrobat. After poking around I downloaded Adobe Reader 9.5.5 but the PDF won't cooperate since that program's too ...
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acrobat reader alternative? [duplicate]

I have the following problem: I'd like to modify a pdf on my android tablet (ideally but not necessarily by means of my acrobat reader for android, which works quite decently) and later on be able to ...
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How to highlight text in qpdfview?

I've downloaded qpdfview for highlight some text in a pdf. But I can't see the highlight option. How to highlight text in qpdfview?
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Convert pdf to monochrome via inkscape command line

I have a 65-page PDF file that has text in a dark grey. (Actual text, not a picture/image of text.) Printing on my B/W printer, the text gets all blurry, because the printer is trying to make it less ...
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Unclear graphics in Ubuntu 15.10

When I try to use Firefox or Google Chrome browser or PDF reader, I cannot read the text properly. The characters are unclear (see screenshots). I have already installed the Intel G31 graphics driver ...
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Is there a PDF viewer for the CLI?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 and I am wondering if there is a PDF viewer for the CLI? Let it preferably be one that can open encrypt documents, ask me for the password, and then be ...
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Scanned pdf to doc

Does anybody know if there is a free online OCR converter that can convert large scanned pdf documents(for instance i want to convert a scanned pdf document of 28MB size)? I have tried many ocr ...
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Underline in pdf

I was wondering if there was a way to underline in a pdf document. I have exams this period, and it would be very helpful if I can underline the notes, which are scanned as photos. Thank you a lot!!
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As of 2016, is there a simple way to produce good looking MS Word documents (.docx)?

I use Word 2016 on my PC, word 2013 at college and Libre Office on my main machine. I can use Libre Office to save as a .doc or .docx file, but that often messes with the formatting: Saved as Docx ...
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How to extract text from multiple pdf files using a gui

I am working on a huge project in which there is lot of pdf files, text ,images all needed to convert in to text format it is not possible to use terminal for all that so i downloaded yagf for ...
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Blank images on copy paste from pdf to image editor or libreoffice

Lately I have to extract few specific images from pdf and save them as image file. For example, the following is the image copied from pdf (right click and copy image Ctrl+C). While pasting same ...
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Latex font as ubuntu system font

I would like to make fonts used by latex (xelatex to be precise) available as system font. Since I only find a lot of questions asking the reverse, I am not sure if it is possible at all. My ...
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File Manager Type Classification - Document (pdf/docx)

I have a folder with pdf, doc and docx files, I would like to sort them using the default File manager, displaying pdfs and word docs separately. Unfortunately in the 'Type' column, they are all ...
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Latex editor with custom build option

i am supposed to write my master's thesis in latex. I was given a template from my thesis supervisor. It has own building script. I would like to use some window editor (like: Texmaker or Gummi), but ...
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How to fix the 'Unable to find the Okular component' error?

I compiled and installed Okular-15.12.0 from sources, but when I run ocular from Terminal, this error shows up. I chowned my /home/* to myself without any improvement. The problem probably is that ...
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How to set Okular as internal PDF viewer in Chrome?

How to make Okular the default PDF viewer in Chrome instead of Chrome PDF Viewer? Here goes a few details related to my system: martin@martinpc:~$ google-chrome --version Google Chrome 47.0.2526.106 ...
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Extremely slow printing for Kyocera FS-1320D on Wily Werewolf (15.10)

I have been experiencing slow printing issues with my Kyocera FS-1320D printer ever since I switched from Windows to Ubuntu. The printer is connected via USB. The problem usually arises when it comes ...
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How do I concatenate multiple JPEG images into a PDF?

I am trying to concatenate multiple JPEG images into a single PDF document. I used LibreOffice to make a great thumbnail collage, but it isn't acceptable to the agency to which I am trying to send it....
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How to merge a pdf file as a first page into many pdf files?

I have a creative commons license in one .pdf file, say license.pdf. I want to merge this license.pdf as a first page in another .pdf file. I can do it manually by the following command: pdftk ...
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How to exclude mask images while extracting images from PDF?

I have been using pdfimages to extract images from PDFs. It extracts all of following types of images image - an opaque image mask - a monochrome mask image smask - a soft-mask image ...
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problem with xpdf Bad bounding box

I'm suddenly unable to open pdf files saved from my credit card company using xpdf on Ubuntu. This has only been a problem for the last couple of months, previously I had no such problem. I ...
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batch add header/footer to pdf files

Is there a command or script that would help me ease the process of adding page numbers to a pdf with hundreds of pages? Thanks.
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Scrollbar only scrolls single page when reading PDFs in Okular

I am using KDE 15.10. I usually use Okular for reading PDFs and other documents. Recently I am facing a weired problem with its scrollbar. Say I am reading a 100 page PDF. The scrollbar should be ...
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Tab sends to end of document in Document Viewer

I am reading some pdf documents in Document Viewer in Ubuntu 15.10 and want to use Alt+Tab to switch between windows. If I accidentally press just Tab in Document Viewer's window, it scrolls all the ...
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How to set default file type PNG for Simple Scan?

With Xubuntu 15.10, Simple Scan 3.18.1, the default file type is, even for images, PDF. I would like to set it to PNG, is that possible? There is a related, older question for changing from JPG to ...
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Is the incomplete output by wkhtmltopdf caused by shell expansion or wkhtmltopdf?

My Ubuntu 14.04's wkhtmltopdf version is $ wkhtmltopdf --version wkhtmltopdf 0.12.2.1 (with patched qt) I want to convert several webpages into a pdf file using the program in bash. First I tried ...
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pdf documents in evince have no links [duplicate]

I see that pdf documents in evince don't support links. The links are in blue but you can't click on them. I see that this is "by design" in Adobe: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/392447?start=0&...
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PDF viewer with selectable text

Is there a good PDF viewer in the Ubuntu sources that lets me select and copy text? Okular for KDE is a great app, as it has a far greater number of tools than Document Viewer does. I see the repos ...
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Evince document viewer - rotating documents

I just installed Ubuntu for the first time and I'm getting used to using it. I'm playing around with PDF documents. I have problems with rotation of pages using default document browser Evince ...
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Problem with CUPS on Ubuntu 14.04.3 amd-64

I use a business app, which I installed in Wine in my 64-bit system. I have to print reports from that app, so I have installed cups-pdf. However, after printing to PDF, I'm having these multi-colored ...
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Selective crop in pages of a PDF document

How to extract concrete sections of concrete pages in a PDF document, without converting to images first and then cropping images? Is there a way to parameterize convert to do this job? Edit: Say, ...
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How to convert this chm file to pdf?

I want to convert a chm file to a pdf file. Calibre's command ebook-convert ebook-convert 1.chm 1.pdf only converts the first 7 pages of the chm file into a pdf file, while the chm file has much more ...
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How can I print from Vim to pdf?

I would have thought this is rather simple, but I don't get it done: I use gVim and would like to get the text as a pdf-file. In other applications like Firefox the print-dialog shows me available ...
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Is there any workaround to go back to the last position in evince?

The question has been asked here, the accept answer doesn't work on 3.10.3 on my ubuntu 14.04 system. Usually I am reading paper and click the reference link going back to the end of the paper. It ...
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Disable color printing from `Document Viewer`

In Document Viewer version 3.10.03, is the color printing capability a function of the driver or a function of Document Viewer itself? I want to print black only but when hunt for a way to disable ...
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Is there an application to convert the pdf files to a flipbook

I would like to know if there is an application or a add to libre office, so as to make the pdf files to flipbooks! Many thanks!
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Pdf Previews in Dolphin 15.08.2

I can't find out how to enable Pdf previews in Dolphin 15.08.2, is it possible in this new version?
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Converting images of different types to PDF [duplicate]

I have a few hundred image files. This consist of files of multiple type like 1.png 2.jpg 3.png and so on. I want to create a PDF from these images without changing the order of pages. The number in ...
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Convert whole Website in book or pdf format

Is there any way that I can download whole website content in book/pdf or any printable format. This is the website which I want to convert to pdf https://www.netlab.tkk.fi/tutkimus/dtn/theone/...