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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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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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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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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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Resistive Screen Zooming Option for PDF files [closed]

I'm looking to buy a resistive screen android tablet for reading PDFs. Is there an app that lets resistive tablets to zoom into the text for a PDF file? Or is their a specific resistive screen for it ...
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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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Is the Motorola Xoom tablet suitable for making notes on pdf?

I am considering buying a Motorola Xoom to get rid of piles of notes that I have from uni. My questions are: Does the Xoom have a digitizer pen (or can you buy a compatible one)? Does Android have ...
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How can I write in a PDF with a tablet and a pen (a.k.a Is there a Xournal alternative for Android)?

There is already a similar question, which is about the Xoom and note taking. But I'd like to ask this in a more general way: Given a tablet (and a pen), how can I write - not just adding notes and ...
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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 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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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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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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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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How can I view a PDF in 2-up?

Is there a way to view PDFs on Android that lets you show 2-up like a regular book? - or like the 2-up option on desktop Acrobat Reader (with first page as cover)?
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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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Auto scrolling PDF reader?

Is there any PDF reader that does auto scrolling? I have some sheet music in PDF that I want to be able to scroll through
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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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ezPDF reader: settings to correct jerky page scrolling?

On the ezPDF Reader, is there a way to make the scrolling from one page to another smoother and less jerky? Some settings, perhaps? The jerky/jumping scrolling on ezPDF reader when one page scrolls to ...
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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 ...
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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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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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How to convert PDF to read on Android Kindle?

I can convert my PDFs to the nice AZW format through the Amazon Kindle free email converter. However, I did not yet figure out how I can add the resulting .azw file to my Android Kindle app as well - ...
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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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pdf reader which has zoom and width locking? [closed]

I have both Adobe Reader and EZPDF. Are are both lacking. I want to lock the width and zoom and everything once I have a pdf open to my preferred settings. I just want to page up or down when ...
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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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Is there an app which supports both PDF and epub ebook formats?

Are there any apps which support both PDF and EPUB files? I've tried Alkido, Laputa, and StarBooks, they only seem to support either PDF OR epub, not both. Any suggestions?
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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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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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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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Suggest an app for reading PDF and CHM

I have seen apps that read CHM or PDF but not both. I need an app that reads PDF as well as CHM quickly and smoothly. I tried OliveOffice but there are issues with landscape mode. Is there any other ? ...
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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 to create a bookmark with Repligo?

I have spent successive days 10-15 minutes at a time searching for how to make a bookmark in Repligo. A feature this basic and essential should be front-and-center in the interface. Does anyone know ...
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PDF reader with text wrapping [closed]

Is there any PDF reader in the market that has text wrap functionality? What I'm talking about is the way text wraps when you zoom-in on a webpage. Most of the PDFs are meant to be read on a computer ...
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Opening PDF drawings with comments

On some of my PDF drawings the Engineers review stamp block is covering a portion of the drawing. I am using Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 -7.0 with ice cream to view this drawing. I did not have any issues ...
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Is there any software for Tablets to edit PDF or PS -files?

I am using Samsung galaxy tab 8.9. Assume you read your lecture materials with your tablet. You see a mistake. You would like to fix it. You are using Adobe reader tablet version. Is there any ...
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Is there a way to make a link to a specific page of a PDF file *on the desktop*?

Like, how a lot of application shortcuts let you link a particular shortcut within the application on the shortcut - like how the Dropbox Android application allows you to set shortcuts to particular ...
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eBooks from Amazon Market or from Android Market?

I have finally succeeded at Rooting and installing Android Market on my Fire, but now I'm wondering if there are any complications with using both the Market and Amazon to purchase ebooks. Scenario ...
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Is there a PDF reader app for the Kindle Fire with Dropbox syncing?

Are there any apps for reading PDFs on the Kindle Fire that sync with Dropbox? (Ideally I'm looking for an app comparable to the excellent GoodReader for iOS.) Note: Dropbox does not have an app in ...
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Saving a PDF file downloaded from browser

I have the need of downloading and forwarding a PDF receipt downloaded from Firefox (Firefox runs in Honeycomb, not on PC!). I know that the PDF should be "protected" because Adobe Reader on PC says ...
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How to change default PDF viewer on Nook Color?

I just upgraded my Nook Color to the new 1.2 version that supports apps. I purchased the ezPDF Reader app which supports bookmarks and other advanced features for PDFs which the default Nook Color ...
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Is there any graphic-accelerated PDF reader for Android?

I use Adobe's Reader and ThinkFree Office, but they both are too slow. Any suggestions?
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How can I edit Office documents on an Android tablet and keep compatibility?

In our office, there's a new Eee Pad Transformer. It was supposed to replace a netbook for giving presentations and editing Microsoft Office documents on the go (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel). There ...
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Webpage not loading in the Android browser

I was checking out my website using the default Android (2.3.4) browser and the link to one of my PDFs is not loading and returns a "Web page not available" error. The URL ...
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How do I download PDF documents from Gmail?

When I receive a PDF attachment, the Gmail app only gives the option to preview it, not download. It opens in the default PDF reader (I have Adobe's reader). How can I save the PDF instead?
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App to sync PDFs between Linux laptop and Android phone?

I like reading research papers on both my laptop and on my phone. I'd love to be easily send a PDF to the phone while reading it on the laptop, so I can read it later on the subway or when I am ...
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How to Put PDF on SD card for use by Adobe Reader

I have phone tethered to PC, and on the "G" drive I can see the phone directories and files. Another post, said that you have to put PDF files on SD card. How do I navigate to the SD card, is it the ...
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Best way to read programming/technical/math PDFs on Android device

I have a ton of programming/technical/math PDFs that I would like to read on my Samsung Epic 4G. I have tried Adobe's PDF reader and ThinkFree office and the reading views destroy the code snippets ...