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How to use Android tablet as a ebook reader?

If the screen resolution is high enough, there should be no difference between a tablet and an e-ink ebook reader (I read in several reviews). However, when I use my Android table (2560x1600) for ...
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App to OCR pre-existing PDFs?

I am in grad school and have a samsung galaxy tablet that I primarily use for reading and annotating PDFs. Many of these docs are scanned book chapters and have not been run through OCR before I ...
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Annotating a protected PDF on Android (signing with s pen)

I tried signing a PDF in ezPDF, but it seems annotations are disabled in the PDF file (downloaded it). How can I sign such a PDF file and save the result?
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How to print pdf from last page order?

How to print pdf from last page order in android? I am using canon basic printer via usb connection to my android tablet. Thx.
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How to have a custom table of contents in Google Play Books?

I uploaded a big PDF book to my Google Play and I was wondering if there was a way to make my own table of contents for it ? Right now, the only item in the table is the beginning of the book... ...
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on the fly view of download pdf

Can I set up my Android tablet to display downloads on the fly as in a windows machine. I am thinking mainly of pdf file links although XL files would also be useful. Rob Thirlby
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PDF (not text) to Speech

I need a TTS program to read my PDF files. I tried several programs, but all convert PDF to raw text, then read it. My PDF files have lots of pictures and designs, and I need to look at the PDF file ...
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Chrome save as PDF doesn't work

For some reason whenever I try to save a webpage as a PDF Chrome generates a 0-byte size document. And when I try to open the PDF in my Downloads folder QuickPDF tells me "Error while opening file. It ...
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How to open PDF in fullscreen

maybe someone knows something that might help. is there an easy way to open a PDF in fullscreen, page fit 100% to screen, without blending effects, just the PDF without any menu? i tried to make a ...
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How do I read pdf files on my Neocore tablet?

I have just recently acquired a Neocore 10 tablet and it has Adobe Reader pre installed on it. I have a lot of pdf files on a usb stick which I want to plug into my Neocore's usb socket so that I can ...
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Insert images into notes in pdf files

I want to insert a note in pdf files that contain images. Is there a way of doing this or something like this in pdf files using android?
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Adobe Acrobat signature field does not make other fields “read only” when signed on android

We are using adobe acrobat pro, and creating a simple form that a user can sign on an android tablet. The problem is that when the users sign the document, the fields do not become "read only". If I ...
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Tuning tablet into e-book reader?

Since I often need to read PDFs, I figured I should get an e-book reader from eg. Kobo or Pocketbook, but I was told it's not a good idea because e-book readers have a tough time rendering PDFs. ...
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Does Adobe Reader on Android support search-by-whole-word?

I have an Acer Iconia Tab. I would like to search some PDFs (RPG reference documents) for "whole words", as normal search doesn't properly find short words. Is it possible with the Adobe Reader on ...
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Disable Google docs in Dolphin Mini?

The answer to how to download PDFs leads to a link describing that Dolphin mini uses google docs for opening pdf and other documents. From a programmers perspective this is a nice solution - the ...
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Dowload PDF in Dolphin Mini?

It seems to be a relatively new feature that pdf files are shown directly in the browser instead of downloading them. How can I download them instead?
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what uses up less battery, reading an EPUB or reading a PDF?

If you get a PDF and a EPUB of the same document, and read it on the same device with the same version of Android, which would use up less battery power?
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Grabbing a part of the screen as an image

I am reading a pdf file and I need to select a specific area in the file and paste it into my note in Papyrus. How to grab a specific area in a pdf file? Pdf reader iannotate does not allow me to do ...
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How to switch between viewing of two different pages of one PDF file easily

For example, the pdf file could be a research paper or a book and it has a complicated diagram on page 10, and text in page 11, 12, 13 refers to this diagram constantly. Or page 100 has a complicated ...
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How can I get Android to prompt the client for which application to use to handle the PDF file?

I produce PDF documents for my customers to download from my website (which I write using HTML and php) and read. How can I get Android to prompt the client for which application to use to handle the ...
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How to read 2 or more documents side-by-side in Android?

When I do my math exercises, I need to view the book and the exercises at the same time. Sometime I need to open a third PDF, but it's more optional. How can I do so with Android? On iPad I use the ...
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How to speed up switching pages in a PDF?

How can you speed up flipping between pages in a PDF (currently using ezPDF on a Nexus 7)? What's the function that determines how fast a PDF can flip pages between? I thought it would be a function ...
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How to open PDF from Notification bar and fix “Cannot open file” error?

I have searched and searched for a solution to this problem, please help. I am using a Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 4.2.2 along with the Chrome browser. Steps to replicate: Navigate to: ...
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Any pdf reader with the “go back” feature?

Say I am reading a paper with a pdf reader on a tablet and I get to ... the second inequality follows from Lemma 3.2 ... and I click on the text "Lemma 3.2" to jump to Lemma 3.2. Now that I ...
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How to open multiple PDF files at once?

I would like to open two PDF files at the same time. However, it seems like "doing more than one thing at once" is a concept which has yet to be invented in the tablet world. Is there a way to do it? ...
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PDF Reader with MP3 player?

I'm learning a new language using a PDF book and audio dialogues on an Android tablet. My problem is to have a MP3 player near my PDF viewer so I can start/stop audio reading text. Is there an ...
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Search a PDF for a specific phrase

Is there a way to search the text of PDFs? For example I want to be taken to the page with the word "dog" and have it highlighted? I can't find a way with Amazon Kindle or ezPDF reader. Initially I ...
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PDF reader with highlighting and bookmarks

Is there any way to read PDF books with highlighting texts and adding custom bookmarks? I would like to read a book having about 500 and more pages and I would like to highlight sentences and words ...
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Reading .pdf/ebook

I have a couple of PDF files I want to read and probably more of those in the future on my computer. What is the best (simplest) way of transferring them to my Android 2.3 phone (Motorola Motoluxe). ...
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View a PDF with two columns by displaying it one column by one column

Is there a way to view a PDF with two columns by displaying it column by column? I can certainly use any viewer to look at such a document but leafing around from column-to-column is very cumbersome. ...
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Strange PDF scanned character rendering in Android

I am using Android 4.0 (ICS) on a Samsung Nexus S 4G. I have a PDF of a scanned book (text/graphics). The PDF displays fine on a PC. On the Android device, every single "d" and "o" character has ...
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PDF reader and trusted identities

Acrobat Reader has a nice feature "manage trusted identities" that allows to import CA certificates to validate the signature on a document. Is there an option to define trusted identities in the ...
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Android App for PDF presentations (Beamer LaTeX / Adobe Acrobat Reader)

I have just received my Nexus 10 - my first Android tablet! I bought the tablet partly for giving presentations. My presentations are created by using the LaTeX package "beamer", which produces PDF ...
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Upload PDF file to Gmail

After downloading a PDF file from Gmail with the help of ASTRO File Manager in my Samsung Galaxy S III, I tried to find the PDF file to attach in the email (Gmail). Unfortunately, only ...
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Android will not open PDF files from notification bar

I have Samsung galaxy s3 and i recently got system update to 4.1.2 Before update there was no problems with visiting a website, downloading a pdf file and opening it from notification bar. Now after ...
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Why are animations from an Animated PDF not showing?

I am going to prepare PDF presentation, with some basic animations, using LaTeX. A classic example can be found here. I am able to view animations only when I view the PDF from my PC. No animations ...
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Import pdf files to google play book application [duplicate]

I want to import my own PDF files to google play book reader and read them using this application. But without any hacking I cannot read not purchased PDFs in google playbook. I'm not looking for an ...
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Not configured to display PDF error on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.0

I keep getting this error when trying to open a PDF file from a government source: it appears your web browser is not configured to display PDF files The PDF opens on my laptop, but not on my ...
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Have I got the virus?

I have Google Nexus 7 tablet for some time and I recently noticed that I have file named "Designing for android.pdf" in "Download" folder (native OS folder) . Now problem is that I never downloaded ...
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How can I create a “shortcut” for the built in PDF viewer on Nexus 7

The Nexus 7 has a default PDF viewer, but it's a little hard to get to. How can I put an shortcut for it on my home screen? Note that the default program (Document Viewer) doesn't show up in the list ...
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Problem reading PDFs downloaded from iMac to my Nexus 7

I have a Nexus 7 32GB. I read an eMag (Model Railroad Hobbyist) and would like to be able to download it from the Mac (or directly from online). I downloaded one issue but the next one, while it ...
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Unified way to manage annotations and bookmarks in Android and PC

I usually read my books using an application called Mantano on Android. They have a cloud based sync mechanism that syncs annotations across various mobile devices. My problem is I want to keep all ...
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Reading pdf books on my phone

When I want to get/download books from Google Play Store, I usually get this notification: But then I am not sure what to do afterwards to be able to read those pdf books on my phone. I've ...
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What's a good way to read PDF musical scores on Android tablet in rehearsal and performance?

As a chorus and opera singer, I frequently download public-domain scores in PDF form. I would like to read them on an Android tablet during rehearsals. I don't have an Android tablet myself yet, but ...
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Transferring pdfs from computer to android

When trying to transfer pdfs from computer to Galaxy Note II, Samsung Kies reports 'No App to read file'. I have several pdf readers including adobe for android and downloads direct to Note 2 work ...
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How do I access the reflow mode on Adobe Reader?

How do I access the reflow mode on Adobe Reader for Android?
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How can I add and edit bookmarks within a PDF on Android?

I use my Android tablet to read long PDF files. How can I add and edit bookmarks within a PDF on Android?
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Downloading PDF file from browser

I have been trying to download a PDF file from my Samsung Galaxy 10.1, 32G, Wi-Fi Tab. When I click on the download icon to check on it,it shows "Download in progress". A one page file, for instance, ...
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any pdf reader with annotation feature (open source)?

I am looking for a pdf reader for android which can also annotate, select, highlight text. Any open source option? Like Foxit Reader?
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Android Tablet - Download PDF and open it on browser

Device - Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 / Android 4.0.3 I have tested Samgsung Galaxy Tab for document download such as PDF from web site with many browsers. Most of them just download it to somewhere in ...