Portable Document Format

How to Delete a Word in a PDF Document

How to Delete a Word in a PDF Document
Adobe invented PDF files as a way to share a file while keeping the formatting and content consistent from computer to computer. You can save and share PDF, or portable document format, files so they are viewable by anyone with PDF-viewer software. Y

How to Find a PDF Password

How to Find a PDF Password
If you have a PDF document that is restricted by a password that you either cannot remember or that you did not create, and you do not have access to Adobe Acrobat software, there is a way you can find the PDF password. You can use a recovery program

How to Open a PDF File From the Command Line in Ubuntu

How to Open a PDF File From the Command Line in Ubuntu
Although Adobe's own Reader for Linux is no longer supported or updated, Ubuntu users can call on a number of other programs to view PDF files when the need arises. Native Linux programs have the added advantage of working well from the command line,

How to Extract a Vector Graphic From a PDF

How to Extract a Vector Graphic From a PDF
Vector graphics are important elements for a graphic artist to use in high-end advertisements, artwork or on film. Vector graphics -- unlike JPEGs, BMP images or GIFs -- are graphics created using complex paths rather than pixels and that can be easi

How to Determine PDF File Version

How to Determine PDF File Version
A "PDF" file is a particular format created by Adobe. Like a word ".doc" or a powerpoint ".ppt" file format, a PDF has a particular version. That version information is saved into the PDF when the PDF is produced.Locate a PDF

How to Send a PDF File in XML

How to Send a PDF File in XML
The PDF (Portable Document Format) file type is frequently used to circulate information, such as user manuals or forms, via the web and email. Any user with a PDF reading program, such as Adobe Reader, may view the material. If a PDF form is used, t

How to Update Adobe Acrobat

How to Update Adobe Acrobat
By default, Adobe Acrobat DC updates itself automatically whenever new updates are detected. If automatic updates are disabled, however, use Adobe Acrobat's manual updater to check for new updates or use the Preferences window to re-enable automatic

How to Save a Final Draft as a PDF

How to Save a Final Draft as a PDF
When you create a script with Final Draft, a screenwriting application, your file saves in the Final Draft format. Anyone who has Final Draft on computer can read your Final Draft script. If you want to show your script to someone who doesn't have Fi

How to Copyright or Lock PDF Files

How to Copyright or Lock PDF Files
PDF files, or "Portable Document Format" files, are a type of document created to allow documents to be displayed a certain way regardless of the computer or device from which they are being read. They can be viewed on many devices in a variety

How to Create a Dynamic PDF

How to Create a Dynamic PDF
You can create a Dynamic PDF file without having to purchase expensive software. Free downloads are available that will do the job just fine. After downloading and installing the software, it's just a matter of using the "Print" command in any a

How to Create QR Code for a PDF

How to Create QR Code for a PDF
A Quick Response code can be a powerful promotional tool to use when creating print media that you expect will be viewed by people who own smartphones. A QR code is a small square image containing encoded text. When a smartphone owner takes a picture

How to Make a Slide Show With an Adobe PDF File

How to Make a Slide Show With an Adobe PDF File
Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) allows document creators to distribute fixed-layout, non-editable content on a wide range of operating systems and platforms. As long as a computer has the free Adobe Reader software installed, PDF files can be

How to Save as a PDF on a PC

How to Save as a PDF on a PC
PDF documents offer ease of distribution across software platforms. Created by Adobe as a method of sending secure documents, PDF files are typically created in Adobe Acrobat or converted through online PDF publishing websites. However, PDF plug-ins

How to Convert PDF Tables to Word

How to Convert PDF Tables to Word
If your PDF contains tables, you can directly move those tables into Word. With Adobe Reader -- the free version of Adobe Acrobat -- the tables will convert as text (not within a table format) or an image. You can, however, use Adobe Acrobat to conve

How to Reduce File Size When Scanning a PDF

How to Reduce File Size When Scanning a PDF
Portable Document Format (PDF) is a common file type used when scanning documents. The format allows for the scanned material to be opened and viewed by anyone with a PDF reading program. Depending on the size and quality of the original document can

How to Store a PDF File in an Oracle Table

How to Store a PDF File in an Oracle Table
There are several methods built into Oracle that support PDF storage. They can be stored via APEX or BFILE. They can also be stored directly into a table. To store a PDF file in an Oracle table, write an SQL file that places the file into BLOB column

How to Open a PDF File to a Specific Page

How to Open a PDF File to a Specific Page
Being able to open a .PDF file at a specific page can save you from having to trawl through pages and pages of material. One of the major benefits of this type of file is that you can pack many pages worth of data in one easy-to-read file. However, i

How to Disable the Typewriter in Adobe PDF Files

How to Disable the Typewriter in Adobe PDF Files
As the author of a PDF document, you can choose the features that are available to other users by setting passwords on a PDF using Adobe Acrobat. You can require that users type a password to open a PDF or you can use a password to restrict what user

How to Convert a PDF That Is Protected

How to Convert a PDF That Is Protected
In PDF documents, password protection can be applied in two different ways. One way is by restricting functions like printing, copying or modifying the PDF document. The other way is to password protect it to prevent you from accessing or opening the

How to Remove Form Editing Restrictions on PDF Files

How to Remove Form Editing Restrictions on PDF Files
You can use Adobe Acrobat to turn a PDF or any other document into a PDF form that contains fields for entering information. If you save your form in normal PDF format then other Acrobat users can enter data into the form and save completed forms. Ho