Questions tagged [acrobat]

Adobe Acrobat is a family of applications developed by Adobe in order to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF).

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Acrobat script to make field width equal to number of characters + 1

Been looking but cannot find a script that either increase or decreases the field width based on the number of characters. Basically, I have 3 fields - city, state and zip. I would like the city ...
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Restricting Drop down lists in Acrobat DC Pro?

Trying to create a fill-able form with a drop down list, which contains a number of options to choose from. What I need to do is to restrict the list after a selection has been made, and not show it ...
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Script PDF Generation with Acrobat PDFMaker in Excel with VBA

I'm trying to script Acrobat PDFMaker in Excel to automatically generate a PDF from my Excel document (I need to maintain hyperlinks). I found some code, but I keep getting "Runtime error 424: Object ...
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On-open audio playing with pdf document

So basically im trying to make audio play as soon as a given user opens a pdf file, its to embarrass a friend. I have the audio downloaded as an mp3 and have tried embedding it in my pdf by simply ...
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Populate Text Fields from Dropdown menu Selections

I have a fillable Pdf document. I need to populate 4 text fields based on selection in drop down menu. I'm getting error " missing : after property id " on line function SetFieldValues(cDeptName) { ...
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Exec javascript added on mouseUp event in acrobat PDF

This is my action on Acrobat PDF. This is the javascript that i have in there: var showHide = event.target.isBoxChecked(0)?display.visible:display.hidden; this.getField("HideThis").display = ...
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How to remove validity unknown icon from signature field using itextsharp C#?

How to remove validity unknown icon(question mark) from signature field before calculating the hash of pdf. Below code that I am using to create signature field. PdfStamper stamper = PdfStamper....
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Automating Scanning with Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017: Is there a shortcut key?

I am trying to automate keystrokes required to perform a scan with Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017. Unfortunately there does not seem to be a shortcut key for the "Scan" button built into the UI, nor are ...
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What is the process for a server to receive a PDF Complete Document or FDF file from Acrobat form submissions?

I have an Acrobat Form that I would like to submit to a server upon Submit Button Pressing either the Complete Document or an FDF file. The only solid information I have found is that the process ...
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Acrobat DC Two Check boxes on or the other must be checked

I have two checkboxes one named OPEN the other named WOMEN. I would like to require that one or the other has to be checked. If one isn't checked then both boxes would show as required. As soon as ...
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Adobe PDF Grey Screen in IE 11

(I know, it's 2019, why is anyone still using IE? Because we still use the Acrobat PDF plugin.) I have a web application which (among many other things) uses the Acrobat plugin to display a PDF file ...
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How to programatically use the “Send for Shared Commenting” feature of acrobat?

I would like to use a program to 'activate' or 'prepare' a pdf file for being used with the "Send for Shared Commenting" feature of acrobat. Basically, Looking programmatically resolve some ...
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How to disable or enable multiline in custum calculation script or in textbox/action/start javascript?

I'm importing value from excel to pdf textbox I got textbox named Sachname It can write the foreign language(Chinese, Japanese etc not Latin) at the center when multiline enable but Latin Alphabet ...
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Can you store multiple signatures in Acrobat?

When filling out and signing a form, I see the option to include your signature and initials by signing with a mouse (or uploading a signature). You are able to store the signature and initials for ...
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In a PDF, How to auto populate one field using other field text?

I have a 54 pages PDF file. In this PDF, I have some fields like Full Name, the Phone number, etc that repeats more than 10 times. How can do like When I enter Full name one time and all of the ...
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Is it possible to generate a dynamic stamp serial number on PDFs that increases after every download?

We have pdf applications that people download from our website and mail in physical copies. We would like to add dynamic, self-generating serial numbers to these files so that we can better ...
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CreateObject(“AcroExch.PDDoc”) Library not registered

We are migrating to a new Remote Desktop server. We have a tool that merges one pdf to another pdf. This tool is now encountering an error in this line of code: Set PartDocs(i) = CreateObject("...
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acrobat reader get error while reading document, it might be corrupted and can't be repaired

I can't open this pdf file on acrobat reader it tell me error (in french) without code error. How can I get more information about error alert when opne pdf file in acrobat reader, is there shortcut ...
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User to set password on click to lock/unlock fillable form

I am looking to create a form that allows a user to lock their respective fields, but also unlock them again, should they need to amend or update any of the information. The form is to then be sent ...
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obtain the “locked” and “tooltip” value off a PDF form using vba/excel

I want to obtain the "tooltip" value and the "locked" value from a PDF form, the code works without the marked line: ActiveCell.Value = objField.Locked ''''' here is the problem, need the property ...
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Printing PDF's from command line in Acrobat

A project I am working on sends .pdf print jobs to a load balanced printer setup. Originally, I was using win32api.ShellExecute but was having issues with it keeping the pdf file page layout / ...
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How to add Header/Footer to a zoomed out Acrobat document

We print mobile HTML pages by: 1. Saving a full size png screenshot from Chrome's mobile view. 2. Opening said png screenshot in Adobe Acrobat. 3. Printing using the Poster option set at 30%. On each ...
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Adobe Action Wizard: can I use get text by coordinates use javascript?

Is there a way to use coordinates to get the text? I tried getPageNthWord but I need a range of text from the same location in different pdf files. The word number may change each time. Thank you for ...
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WPF web browser - Zoom function when displaying PDF with the Acrobat control

I'll show content in two separate web browser windows in a WPF application. Typically, this content is PDF or XPS files represented by the Adobe Control or XPS viewer. Image files (eg JPG, PNG etc.) ...
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PDF java tracker

I am looking to create some sort of tracker that will allow me to see how many times a document is opened. Is it possible to create a form field within a pdf that will download a file from a web ...
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Adobe Acrobat Pro Dc - How to use get by name command to show all brench at the Model Tree for 3D

I got sample file and has this command at checkbox javascript var Node2Switch = getAnnots3D(0)[0].context3D.scene.nodes.getByName("9****1().fd********657f723eba029b67a33584da02d48"); ****** are just ...
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Acrobat Pro DC Random Form Field

I have a 2 page form PDF. Page 1 has 3 form fields in it named 'Word1' 'Word2' and 'Word3' and a button. On page 2 I have just one form field. What I want to do is have the single form field on ...
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Script to rotate pages in Acrobat

In Javascript for Adobe Acrobat DC, I know about getPageRotation and setPageRotations, but the command looks like it needs a specific page range. How could I rotate every page that is at 90 degrees, ...
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custom calculation with results being in Currency format

I am making a PDF with a custom calculation script and I want to get the product of 2 fields with the results in the format of currency and for the life of me I cant figure it out. I am relatively new ...
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How to check if Presenter Notes fit on page when exporting Keynote to PDF

Often when I export Keynote presentations to PDF including presenter notes they are too long to fit. Hence I'm looking for a way to check programmatically if the contents of exported document overflow ...
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Ungrouping Labels

I am using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. Under Edit > Edit Text & Images I can Add Text. These, I believe, are labels in the document. But when I add several labels to the canvas and attempt to align ...
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Embedding a Layered PDF into an Access Database

I am constructing a Microsoft Access 2016 (32-bit) database that shows information about roads, and I want to have a control on a form that allows the user to interact with a pdf through Adobe Acrobat....
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Acrobat Booklet PDF is not working as expected

I have a PDF which pages from 1-50..Each Page in single page...1, 2, 3, ..Sequentially.. Right now need to convert the sequential pages to booklet form I followed the steps defined in (https://helpx....
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Detecting pdf page size and usint it as a conditional to apply a specific watermark

I have written an action using JavaScript in adobe acrobat that detects if a page is landscape or portrait orientation and applies a specific watermark based on that. What I would like to do is add a ...
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PDF random Video

I would like to add random videos in a pdf file like when the pdf is opened a one out of few video is playing randomly. I know that in Acrobat you can add Javascript in the pdf file I thought of ...
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Showing and hiding a list box on a spawned template page in Adobe Acrobat Pro

I'm struggling here and I'm hoping I'm just missing some small detail. In a nutshell, I have a PDF file that by default has three pages shown and five hidden template pages. A drop-down form on the ...
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How to change the checkbox click styles in adobe acrobat pro dc?

When first click, it should show check mark. In second click or next immediate click it should show circle style in adobe acrobat pro dc
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Print PDF in Chrome from HTML

I have a problem : I need to print a PDF from an html document. All images sizes together are around 16Mo. And my final PDF with Chrome is like 150 Mo. I tried to do the same with Adobe Acrobat on ...
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Acrobat nor any other pdf viewer won't print connected line annotations

Similar to this problem, however the solution does not work. Adobe Acrobat Reader doesn't print my drawing on a PDF I use a Boox Max Carta to write and annotate pdf works. The annotations are ...
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An error exists on this page. Acrobat may not display the page correctly. kendo.drawing.exportPDF

I'm having an issue with a PDF generation made by kendo.drawing.exportPDF library in an angular 6 app, the code goes as it follows : kendo.drawing.drawDOM($("#job-container")) .then(function(group) { ...
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Rounding total minutes from a field to populate hours to another field

I am working on a fillable PDF and need a script that will round the total minutes populated into a form field that will populate the nearest hour into another field. Example: total minutes ...
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Adobe LiveCycle Designer: why a linked image are saved as embedded too?

When I open my pdf with Adobe LiveCycle Designer, the editor warns me about a missing linked image. Into the editor, the relative image field show a warning, and that's it's what I expected because ...
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Adding textbox in whitespace to Abobe Acrobat PDF using JS and VBA

I'm trying to add a textbox into an Adobe Acrobat pdf using jsObject (being called from vba script). It needs to be as close to the top right of the page as possible without overlapping with any ...
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Determine if date field is NaN or empty

I offer the following code forreview: //THIS VALIDATES THE DATE ENTERED var cMsg ="The date you entered is invalid.\n\nPlease enter a date that does not pre-date the previous entry date."; var nIcon ...
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While Creating a Custom Keystroke Script in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC initializing variable “AF” deletes whole script

When I attempt to create the following Array var test = ["AF"]; I have tried the initialization in the Debugger and it works fine but it won't work in the PDF. I also tested var test ="AF"; ...
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How to mark all acrobat form fields ending in “x” readonly

I have a loan application as an Acrobat form that takes information from an Applicant and, if applicable, a Co-Applicant. Sometimes, after a Co-Applicant's information has been entered in, it is ...
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Embedded fonts repeat with different encoding

I'm a beginner in pdf making (also in English :) ). I'm changing a pdf-form and I noticed that in the result version it has a lot of fonts displaying at 'file properties' window. Some of them are ...
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Screen alerts in Acrobat stopping VBA code

I have this VBA code that searches through PDF files on my computer. Here is the code: Option Explicit Sub FindTextInPDF() Dim TextToFind As String Dim PDFPath As String Dim App ...
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Acrobat Action: Process all PDFs in a folder, including subfolders (filter by extension)

I'm somewhat new to Adobe Acrobat's "actions" which automate certain things about Acrobat. I'm trying to create a simple action that runs the Accessibility Checker on all PDFs in a folder, including ...
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Acrobat form data - export as XML - add button

Please help - trying to create button on PDF page - need to export to XML not FDF exportAsXML(); - nothing happens ... exportAsFDF(); - exports OK but cannot import to my Excel XML map/scheme

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