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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to adjust the size of the text when reading PDF files?

When I use Aldiko to a book in epub format on a mobile device with a small screen, I can read it without problems. The text is adjustable to the size, the application has no issues. The opposite is ...
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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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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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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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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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Free PDF reader for Android phone that has a “Go To page” function

Is there a free PDF reader for the Android phone that has a "Go To page" function? When I try to read a 600+ page document on my smartphone I find it tedious to scroll to the page I'm interested in. ...
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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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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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Using a tablet as live PDF previewer

I use LaTeX to create PDF documents, and on a big screen, I can easily have LaTeX source and generated PDF next to each other. I would like to use my Nexus 10 as a live PDF previewer. I tried opening ...
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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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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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ezPDF annotations aren't syncing when I move documents back to my Mac

My ezPDF document annotations were syncing back to my laptop where I read them with Acrobat, but then they stopped. I think they stopped around the time that I downloaded "ES File Explorer," which 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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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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Intentionally scrolling only vertically and not horizontally

Suppose a document is capable of scrolling both vertically and horizontally, but I only want to scroll it vertically. (Example: a PDF with wide margins, where I have zoomed in so that the margins ...
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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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How can I get Adobe Acrobat Reader to appear in “applications”

When I open PDFs on my phone, they go directly to Adobe Acrobat reader, so obviously my phone has this. However, When I look for Acrobat directly, it's not in my Apps. How can I locate it directly? ...
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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 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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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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Could you indicate me a PDF reader for android with a fit visible feature?

Could you indicate me a PDF reader for android with a fit visible feature? It's the same feature that's built in on foxit reader.
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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 a PDF (or epub) reader that allows to take notes (or at least to copy text)?

I have many PDFs that I would like to read on my Galaxy Tab and then take notes. Preferably the notes would be attached to the document (may be like Skim does), but as a workaround I can also imagine ...
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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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Import pdf files to google play book application

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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How to download and open PDF files?

I am a university student that has most of the lectures online as pdf files. How can I get them on my Android phone and read them through Adobe Reader? This is the first time that I have used Android. ...