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PDF is an open file format standard for document exchange created by Adobe Systems.

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ANDROID PRINTING | Default Print Service | how to print files

UPDATED-STATEMENT: 20190110@112441@THU Post created OS: Android 8.0.0 (oreo) Printing Service: Android's "Default Print Service" A Service that's new but nobody is talking about it? Does it even ...
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How to view pdf file with chrome on android

I downloaded a pdf file on Windows and transferred it to my android phone. I want to know if there is any way to view the file using chrome browser.
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How to read a video embedded in a ᴘᴅꜰ? [duplicate]

A simple question on a ᴘᴄ. But on Android, even the official reader doesn’t allows it. This is for reading the video inside/with the ᴘᴅꜰ, not extracting it.
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Android App for split screen pdf note taking (for tablets) [closed]

Does anybody know of an app which lets you have a split screen of pdf(left) and note taking blank page(right) setting, so that you can make notes for every individual page? When you revisit it would ...
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PDF Print Preview Failure on Android 7

An Android phone with Android 7, trying to use the HP Print Service Plugin (Android 8 was the version that brought in the default print service that makes this obsolete). Certain PDF files (all from ...
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Other apps can't see PDF printed by Chrome

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy J3 with Android 7. Here's what I did to print the PDF from Chrome: Open Google Chrome app and go to a website I want to save Go to : Menu, Share ..., Print. (It defaults ...
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PDF/Image viewer with scaling to a calibrated size

I'm looking for a way to consistently display raster images or PDFs, so that the image on screen has a calibrated physical size. I.e. I create an image/PDF on a computer with a shape 10cm*10cm and ...
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Opening a pdf file duplicates it on android

Whenever I open a pdf file in adobe reader in Android and then close it, the pdf file duplicates itself in the same folder. This happens again and again as I open and close the file. I tried ...
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adobe acrobat pdf reader now wants unnecessary permissions: workarounds? alternatives?

I recently went to reinstall adobe acrobat pdf reader, I found it now requires permissions for identity and ability to create accounts - I'm sure they weren't there last time I installed it. I just ...
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PDFs are taking too much time to load

I am currently using Acrobat Adobe Reader on my Nokia 2 with Nougat 7.1.1. For some documents which are really large with a lot of data the PDFs are taking too much time to load.
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How to prevent pop up PDF file automatically after downloading it?

I use lenovo phone where I faced this problem but I got no solution to fix the problem. After download of any PDF file it pops up automatically and automatically it opens . This problem is really ...
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Pdf not properly shown in pdf reader

I am having problems with the following pdf. Everytime I try to open the file with a pdf-viewer (I used acrobat reader and document viewer) the application does not render the first page. The ...
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Disable Save As Pdf Option In Print Dialog

I would like to disable or remove the Save as PDF option on the following print screen, is it possible in anyway? A solution with MDM capabilities or programmatically is acceptable. What i tried so ...
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Open PDFs Automatically from Browser in Google Drive or Google PDF Viewer

Is it possible to configure Android to automatically open PDF links in an application such as Google Drive or Google PDF viewer instead of clicking link, then selecting the PDF from Notification bar. ...
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Images in PDF File are distorted

I have a PDF file, when I open it on my computer (Linux) the Images in the PDF file is displayed properly (Its sharp) But when I copy the same PDF from the computer to Android device and opened it ...
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How do I stop PDFs opening in RollerCoaster Tycoon?

I have an unusual problem with Chrome when I try to open PDFs. If I have already downloaded a PDF and try to download it again, I can open it by tapping its name; in the screenshot below, I could tap "...
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Pdf videos on mobile phone

I put a video in my pdf with Acrobat and there I can watch my video. But if I open the pdf on my mobile, I can't watch the video, I only see an image. Is there a way to watch videos of a pdf in a ...
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How to make the page number in a PDF file match with the one inbuilt in the app?

I have a PDF file, which shows page numbers after a few pages, like preface, index etc. However, I use the Drive PDF viewer, which starts counting pages from the preface page itself. Is there anyway, ...
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Exporting Whatsapp Starred Messages Into a PDF?

So for a year or so now, I've been starring messages between my boyfriend and I that hold meaning. I'd say on estimate there are only around three hundred starred messages. Not too many. My question: ...
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How can I get the apk file of an app?

A while ago, I asked a question which has been deleted by Community Some Android apps are in fact ebooks. For example, Learn Lisp Is it possible to convert android app ebook to pdf or some ...
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Salvaging a PDF with highlights done in Android

I was halfway highlighting a book using Acrobat Reader on an Android tablet when I dropped the tablet. The screen still 'sort of' works but is not usable as such (constant blinking etc). The tablet is ...
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How to batch-split the pages of a PDF when there's multiple pages per page?

I have PDFs with two actual pages on one landscape page, like this: I want to separate the pages so that each page has only one actual page on it. For example, the page in the image above above ...
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Send pdf file as attachment to text message

Maybe this is a naive question, but I was wondering if I could attach a pdf file to a text message. I have a Sony Xperia M4 Acqua running on Android 5.0.
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PDF with capital Letters can't be opened

On my Android tablet it is not possible to open a PDF where "PDF" is written in capital Letters. If I rename the file it is opened with Google PDF viewer. The error is: "File cant be opened". How can ...
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Edit PDF from Google Drive

I'm trying to use Google Drive to manage my PDF files. I want to edit them in my Android, possibly using Adobe Acrobat, and I need that as soon as the PDF editor saves the file Google Drive sync the ...
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Chrome opens PDF files only through Google Drive, other apps work fine

Bug: pdf files from Chrome open only in Drive app directly, disabling Drive gives me "cannot open file" error. I can open them from Adobe PDF app or FBreader app directly but that is annoying. ...
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Download Management

Hi I'm not sure if this question already exists but I couldn't find anything on it. I need to find out if there is anyway of automatically deleting downloads either within a certain time frame ( say ...
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Can't view certain PDF documents on galaxy s7 Marshmallow 6.0.1

There are certain pdf files I cannot view on my phone no matter what pdf viewer I use. I'll get an error message saying that it's an invalid document (the message varies slightly from application to ...
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How can I change the default Google Drive PDF viewer on Android?

I've been used to downloading PDFs on my phone and have them directly saved on my downloads folder. But just recently, whenever I download PDFs, Google Drive viewer shows up. I know there's a download ...
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Chrome not downloading PDFs on Marshmallow

I migrated from a Nexus 5 to a Nexus 5X using "Set up nearby device". On the Nexus 5 when I visit turtletrader.com/pdfs/babe-ruth.pdf in Chrome it offers to download the PDF. On the Nexus 5X it doesn'...
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How can you get a local filesystem link of an offline-accessible PDF file in Dropbox?

I would like to get a link to a pdf file in my local Dropbox of my android. This is because I want to access the file by the syntax /local/system/something/file.pdf#page=116 in Internet Browser. I ...
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Android Printing

We have two smartphones and two tablets (variously LG, Asus, Samsung, all Android KitKat) and an HP wireless printer (3059a). Using HP's ePrint app we can print from all devices but it's not ...
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How to smart read PDF files in android on a mobile screen?

I have a large PDF file in my phone that I want to read while in transit. I have the adobe app downloaded for this purpose but there is no smart read feature in it. I do not want to scroll the screen ...
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Personal google play books, how to make them voice-readable?

I am trying to load a couple of personal ebooks on my google play account, so that they are readable by google play books. The books are DRM-free, also. Is there any way, to make them voice-readable? ...
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How to install a private key (.pfx certificate) on android?

I want to read a protected pdf file. I installed in on my Windows PC and install the .pfx certificate with the password to read it. There I can open it normally. But I can't do the same on my android ...
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I want to read a book in pdf format like android-friendly website

I downloaded a book in pdf format but it is really hard to see the letters and read them. The pages are shown fully and when I zoom a page it is hard to find the next sentence.So I would like to ask ...
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Renaming a downloaded pdf file

I am using a Nexus 9, (Android lollipop) and I can't figure out how to rename these files. Is there any way to do it without any third party application? If there isn't, please suggest the best ...
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Saving Gmail mail items to PDF results in html type files

I want to save an actual email from Gmail as a off to Drive, directly from my mobile phone (lg g2). For example I may save a receipt from play store as a PDF. However the resultant file turns out to ...
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How to use Android tablet as a ebook reader? [closed]

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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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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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?