PDF (Portable Document Format) is a filetype that represents a document. The PDF format was originally a closed format developed by Adobe, but became an open standard in 2008.

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Zabbix PDF Report Generation

if any of you have an idea how to implement zabbix generate PDF reports? in forum I found some like this: https://www.zabbix.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24998 . I try implement this to my zabbix ...
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View a pdf with quick webview though apache proxy

I have a site(IIS) that is accessed via a proxy in apache(on an IBM i). This site serves PDFs which has quick web view and if I access a pdf directly from the IIS server the PDFs starts to display ...
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Install pdf2swf on Ubuntu Trusty Tahr(14.04)

It seems the Ubuntu 14.04 repository contains a version of swftools without pdf2swf--see https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/trusty/+package/swftools This package does not include pdf2swf and avi2swf ...
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Bulletproofing downloads of large PDFs against browser misconfiguration?

I have a site running apache whose main purpose in life is to serve up large (10-30 Mb) pdf files. I get emails fairly frequently from users saying that they're having problems downloading the files: ...
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How to 301 redirect pdf to pdf not nested in same parent as web.config file

Disclaimers: I do not have access to the IIS 7.? server where the web.config is being deployed. I do not know what modules or tools are installed on the IIS 7.? server. I have multiple ...
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Printing PDF - prints 50Mb from 1Mb PDF file ..

I have this PDF file which is just 1Mb - 30 pages . So when I send it to printer ( HP 1320 ) i see that computer sends almost 50Mb to the printer. How is that possible ? I know that PDF is ...
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php exec failing cpanel

I'm using unoconv to convert documents to PDF via a php script. When I call the script from the browser, the script outputs the following (and fails): array(11) { [0]=> string(48) "Office base ...
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People think a “hidden” save file dialog box means the computer is frozen

I have had reports of my remote workstation freezing for several months, and it turns out that this is happening: User goes to print something to PDF (or save it). The file dialog box comes up ...
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Slow PDF viewing from my site

I'm running iss 7.0 on server 2008 SP 2. When I open a 20 mb pdf in IE with the adobe plugin or chrome it's unusable slow. Right click and save is near instant. IE is slow enough that a 20 MB pdf ...
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Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services, Foxit Reader as default

I have a Server 2012 RDS server I'm setting up. I have installed Foxit Reader. I then went to the registry and set the value of HKLM\Software\Classes\ .pdf to FoxitReader.Document. I also set up a ...
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Acroread Convert PDF File To PostScript Segmentation Fault

Our customer has a Linux server (Redhat), which runs Java web applications. Recently there is a requirement to submit PDF files to printers to be printed out. The command we are using is cat ...
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Automatic directory PDF Conversion

I need to setup a conversion service for internal user (and internal third party software). The user (or software agent) should put the file to convert (in doc format) into a given network share then ...
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Server-side print to PDF of HTML file in /tmp?

I'm working on a project where we need consistent printing of certain pages, and PDFs are made for that. The customers also like to have some local copies, so this would be a two-fold win. Things get ...
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Windows Sharepoint Services 3 PDF Search Not Indexing All Words

We have Windows Sharepoint Services 3 installed on a Server 2003 R2 Enterprise SP2 machine. I have Adobe Reader 8 with the iFilter installed, configured and working. I kicked off a Full crawl and I am ...
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Linux gs - not working as expected

I'm running the following command to create a PDF out of a string of images (JPG+PNG): convert -adjoin * "presentation.pdf" ; gs -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -dPDFSETTINGS=/screen ...
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Big file creation on IIS with crystal reports

I want to know if there have been any issues creating big files on IIS with Crystal Reports. I create reports that are bigger than 800 megs; it works fine when i do this locally. However, as soon as ...
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print PDFs to printer (NOT “pdf printer”)

I'm looking for a solution, either win or linux, for printing existing PDFs to network printers (available via our windows print server), preferrably by a 'hot folder' means where I could ...
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Is nginx suited for serving PDFs?

This is a dummy question. I have to give public access to PDFs, let's say 8 MB / file. It seems to me that nginx will serve any kind of files, as long as they are static. But someone tells me nginx ...
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Text-file based document preparation system

I am looking for a system to prepare internal technical documents that has the following basic features: source files should be human-readable text files, so they play well with revision control ...
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Adobe PDF Reader IE Plugins blocks some url

The client opens a pdf file on the corporate web page through the adobe pdf IE plugin to access a video tutorial file whose url resembles like this mms://the/path/of/video/file.mwv however, when ...
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how to remove password from pdf documents? [closed]

I recently bought membership to a online course. It has hundreds of PDFs, and each PDF has a password, a DIFFERENT password at that. It is too late to get a refund, and I plan to use that knowledge ...
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How do I configure nginx to serve PDF files? [closed]

I am starting with a default installation of nginx. The only modification I've made to my enabled-sites/default file is: root /home/ubuntu/www ...where I have a web site and a /pdf folder that ...
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PDF reader performance on Citrix or TS RDP [closed]

I'm considering to use different PDF reader in Citrix Environment. Which company has the best software product that performs better in Terminals and Adobe? I'm considering Foxit, Nitro and Docudesk. ...
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Full text search for more than 30,000 MS Office documents [closed]

We have more than 30,000 MS Office and PDF documents in Windows shares on Windows Server 2008 R2. What possibilities do we have to get full text search on all of these documents? It's important that ...
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How would I create a PDF print server?

I have some old workstations with WindowsXP that I can install pretty much anything on, an office with about 80 people, a wintel environment, an existing Server 2003 file/printer server, and everybody ...
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How to sort a file in unix? [closed]

I want to know how to sort a file in an unix shell? Is there any tools outta there?
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Should I serve compressed PDFs?

I'd like to know if there's a general rule of thumb wheter to enable gzipping for PDF files or not. I use NGINX but I think this would be helpful for Apache users as well. Thanks.
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'IE cannot display the webpage' when opening PDFs

A number of my users are complaining ever since an upgrade to IE9 that when they click a PDF link, IE gives the error 'Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage' (ie doesn't even call Acrobat ...
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Creating a HTML index of documents (PDF,PS) for a knowledge base

I've been looking for a command line / Linux-friendly "index" generator. I want to load PDF, PS, DOC and other documents and generate a static (X)HTML frame-based interface, as a knowledge base of ...
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Outlook 2007 off of Exchange 2003. Paperclip shows but no attachment on message

I have 2 users that occasionally receive emails with a pdf attachment that is not actually on the email. The paperclip will show in outlook but there is actually nothing attached. Accessing via owa ...
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Possible to upload weblogs to Google Analytics?

It's always bothered me that Google Analytics (and similar embedded web traffic monitoring services) can only see a reflection of the traffic going to my server and can only see page visits. If I want ...
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Want to provide a facility to update a PDF file from within a website

We tend to issue certificates to our members in the form of PDF files. Till now we have been doing this manually and now we wish to automate the certificate generation part. We need a functionality ...
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Reporting Services 2008 R2 export to PDF embedded fonts not shown

I'm trying to export a report to PDF with a custom font. I have installed a font on the server that hosts Reporting Services 2008 R2, restarted the SSRS service, and sucessfully seen it using the web ...
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Need recommendations for a hardy scanner that has a robust feeder tray

In the early days of our company all our information came in on paper and all of what we sold was on paper. Because of this we literally rent our an old bank vault to house the millions of sheets of ...
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Enforcing a single-use policy with .PDF files

My organization has some Confidential (as in statutory requirements confidential) documents that go out to certain people and committee groups prior to their release into public domain. These ...
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Recommended PDF Reader for Windows Terminal Server Environment

Right now, I have Adobe Reader 9.0.0 installed on my Win 2003 Terminal Server. Before I just go ahead and update it to version 9.4, does anyone have an experience with a better PDF Reader for a ...
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dev/null and dev/null 2>&1?

What dose mean dev/null and dev/null 2>&1 ? if i run php -q /http/get_pdf.php sorry for my short question when we run this file from url it will create a .pdf file and mail, we are looking to ...
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Fast pdf to jpg conversion on Linux wanted

I am currently using Imagemagick to convert PDFs to JPEG raster images. It is painfully slow and uses up a lot of memory. The command I used was: convert -geometry 1024x768 -density 200 ...
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How to install FF on Ubuntu Server for use in printing PDF's from the command line

I am interested in creating a "print server" for my web application and I've thought about various ways to solve the problem and came up with this solution. I found a plug-in for firefox that will get ...
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ifilter not working with MOSS 2007, cant crawl .pdf

Installed ifilter and followed the guides: http://msmvps.com/blogs/sundar_narasiman/archive/2008/02/06/configuring-moss-2007-to-search-pdf-documents-install-and-configure-pdf-ifilters.aspx and the ...
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PDF download hanging from server with Firefox/Chrome

I have a Windows 2008 R2 (virtual) server running a number of websites. My client has uploaded several PDFs by FTP to a download directory from where they can be retrieved via a web page. This works ...
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pdftotext not outputting hebrew characters

I'm using Xpdf's pdftotext to get the text out of some hebrew pdf files on Ubuntu. On my local machine this worked fine. I then tried to do it on another machine and the hebrew characters don't show ...
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OWA (Outlook Web Access) won't give user a link to attached document. Gives “Open as Web Page”

I have been testing OWA and have found that when there is an attached file on a message it shows the "Attachments:" then the file name (but no link) and then [Open as Web Page] link. The user has to ...
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How to force Windows verison of GhostScript to print on A4 page format?

I'm using Windows' version of GhostScript to print PDF files. The problem is it always tried to print page as Letter format what my printer does not support. I've tried -sPAPERSIZE#a4 option but didnt ...
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Why does a pdf file download result in varying bytes logged, all with sc-status 200

I have a mojoportal CMS installation on an IIS7 server where users are reporting problems downloading a pdf file. It always downloads fine for me and most others, either displaying in browser or in ...
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Embedded Code in PDF Documents

I've been reading about this google/china episode and and it seems that one of the attack vectors used was embedding code (javascript I believe) into PDF documents. This has me worried, I surely ...
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Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional Randomly Opens a PDF on Windows 2008 Server

I have a Windows 2008 server serving as a terminal server for a small team. The server randomly opens the same PDF file "consistently sometimes" when you double-click another PDF. Both PDFs open. ...
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PDF Corruption When Sending with Microsoft Products

I have the same PDF corruption problem in two different offices that I am the tech support for. Office 1: Started in the middle of December. PDF received from outside the office and is viewable with ...
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Windows networked printers freeze on PDF

I have two HP LaserJet printers on a Windows Server 2003-based network. Both printers are managed by a print server and shared from there to multiple users in the domain, most of whom use Windows XP. ...
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Export SharePoint Wiki to PDF from the Command Line

We use a SharePoint wiki* at the office to serve as a knowledgebase for our IT operations. Recently we went through a disaster recovery exercise where we realized we had a key hole in our plans: how ...