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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Enabling pdflib option without reinstalling php

I have installed php of version 5.3.5 in the server rhel 5.10 . I need pdflib support to be compiled along with the php, But while compiling I am getting the below error. I understand that current ...
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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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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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Problems installing pdftk on CentOS7 - libgcj issues

I'm trying to install a command line pdf manipulation program called "pdftk" on CentOS 7. I've tried several ways to get it installed and running into issues. If I try to install the rpm I get this ...
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Adobe Reader XI Default PDF Handler Process

We currently use Adobe Reader XI in a Windows 7 environment and have been rolling out Nuance PowerPDF recently. Adobe Reader XI always remains the default however some websites have had issues- we've ...
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Installing PDFtk on Rails Server

I would like to have full access to the PDftk command line through a web application I'm building use rails. I have not been able to find a gem able to provide full functionality. How do I install ...
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“optimize” pdf files in linux directory [closed]

Following situation that I could not think of a satisfying solution: Users are uploading pdf documents to a certain directory on my linux host. These documents are sometimes much larger than ...
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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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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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combine multiple pdfs in linux using script?

I want to save/download pdfs from X website and then combined all those pdfs into one, so that it is easy for me to see all of them at once. What I did, get pdfs from website wget -r -l1 -A.pdf ...
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Apache + Tomcat, setting content type when serving PDF via servlet

We have a servlet that creates a PDF for download. The content is served via an xhtml file. When accessing this URL via tomcat only, content is served as expected -- the PDF renders. However when ...
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IIS 7 removes Content-Disposition filename for Content-Type application/pdf

I have the following code that returns a PDF file in my web application: string path = "help.pdf"; byte[] data = File.ReadAllBytes(path); Response.Clear(); Response.ClearHeaders(); ...
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How to automate PDF printing

I'm looking to automate the printing of PDF's from a Windows 2008 Server to an IPP Printer. Are there any options for PDF printing built directly into the OS? Does anyone have experience with good ...
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How can I render html at high resolution? [closed]

I want to create high-quality prints of a website, for a publication. Screenshots can get very gritty when printed out, for no good reason. Embedded bitmap images can't be improved of course, but ...
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CUPS-PDF Output Filename Fix

I'm using Virtual PDF Printer with cups-pdf package in debian 7.7 wheezy. I have some problem with output PDF filename. It's work correctly when I Print .rtf document with wordpad. But, when I Print ...
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pdftk: edit PDF file in-place

Using PDFtk Server, I want to rotate a PDF file 90˚ and save it in-place, to overwrite the input file. I tried the following, but it fails, probably because it starts writing before the file is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Open Source PDF reader for windows as an alternative to Adobe reader

With the latest javascript vulnerabilities in Adobe reader and bloat it has aquired over the years, I've been thinking of moving the network I'm in charge of to a different product for PDF reading on ...
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sharepoint error message “Some files can harm your computer”

When accessing pdf files on a sharepoint site, I'm getting a warning saying "Some files can harm your computer. If the file information loks suspicious or you do not fully trust the source, do not ...
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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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Capacity Optimization / Deduplication Options for Primary Storage

I'm exploring options for making more efficient use of our primary storage. Our current NAS is an HP ProLiant DL380 G5 with an HP Storageworks MSA20, and one other disk shelf which I'm not sure what ...
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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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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 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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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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How to convert a really big HTML file to PDF in Windows [closed]

We have a few really large HTML files (60-100 MB) that we cannot convert to PDF with any reliability. Adobe Acrobat 9 crashes - hits the 2GB limit for applications. Open Office converts, but ...
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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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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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How to correctly deploy Adobe Reader 9.1

I have recently tried to deploy Adobe Reader 9.1 onto our network here. (SBS 2003 server and XP Workstations) I followed the instructions for the extraction of the installer and .msi and then ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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'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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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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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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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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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 ...