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Is there a script to stamp & password protect a PDF on Google Drive?

I have a few PDFs on a Google Drive, I would like to watermark/stamp & password protect (to disallow editing) before I share them. Is there a solution using Google App Scripts?
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how to automatically generate a Readability PDF from favorite in Pocket?

I use Pocket to read articles I've saved from my browser or smartphone. I'd like to be able to star ("favorite") articles in Pocket and automatically generate a PDF of that article and save it to my ...
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Google Play books missing table of contents for PDF uploads

I have uploaded several books (PDFs) using the Google Play Books Upload service. However, I found out that none of these show a "table of content" bookmark normally found in PDFs. (I see a valid TOC ...
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Opening PDF in a browser with GitHub Pages

I am using GitHub Pages to host my website. I have a PDF file that I want visitors to be able to open directly in a browser. But when I upload the PDF file to GitHub Pages and link to it, it opens in ...
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Sending HTML email through Google Groups

I want to send a formatted email (say HTML or PDF) to a large group of people (all parents in a school - no, I do not mean to spam, just send them a monthly newsletter about school-related ...
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Output forms and responses to PDF in Cognito Forms

We are an Adobe FormCentral customer. We use the forms as permit applications on our website. These permit applications then get imported (pdf) into the permit management system. We need the same ...
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Can I trick GitHub into displaying the PDF in the browser instead of downloading it?

When viewing a PDF file on GitHub, there seems to be no way to have the browser simply display the file as opposed to downloading it. None of these links work, and these are the only ones I'm able to ...
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How to convert PDF to google doc for several files, to save space

I'm trying to save space on my google drive. I noticed I have several PDFs stored, most of which are over 1MB. According to the website, Google Drive can convert PDF to google doc (which is nice as it ...
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How should I format my cv / résumé for automatic parsers?

Can I make a résumé upload more accurately by providing machine-readable tags? I use LaTex for my résumé and ideally would be able to upload a PDF generated by pdflatex. I could export to another ...
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Automating Predictable Received Gmail Attachments

BACKGROUND: I work in a small construction business. On a regular basis, I get emailed time sheets that I use to attach to / write invoices with. Would it be possible to Send an automatic received ...
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How can I look for a keyword in a Scribd document?

I am reading this book on Scribd. How can I look for a keyword in this document?
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How to print a Google Docs document with comments in the margin?

Is there any way to get a Google Docs document to include its comments in the PDF file that it creates when you click the "print" button?
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How to make bullet sizes match in web app vs printed in Google Docs when using a non Arial font?

I've come to realize that seemingly only Arial font will print my Google Doc bullets in the correct size. If I use a different font, this happens: In browser: Printed/downloaded to PDF: Notice ...
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Convert uploaded file to PDF [closed]

Is there a site that will (ideally for free) convert a file that I upload to a PDF? Just general office formats, nothing fancy like CAD or other graphics formats.
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Can my unshared documents on Mendeley be removed for infringement on copyright or other intellectual property rights?

Also, can documents shared with private groups only be removed? http://www.mendeley.com/copyright/ does not specify it.
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Can I prevent Google from tracking which links I follow in downloaded PDFs?

I want to create a PDF document using Google Docs/Drive that includes links, but without Google tracking clicks on those links. Downloading a Google Drive document (File > Download as) in any other ...
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PDF of GitHub Readme file

Is there a way to download the Readme file of a GitHub project as a PDF, with the same formatting as the readme?
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In draw.io, when downloading as PDF, how to paginate the diagrams? [duplicate]

I have a 17-page collection of business process flows in draw.io: Whenever I download the file as PDF, it comes out as a 1-page document which contains all of the contents of those 17 pages (imagine ...
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How to select text in a scanned document in Google Drive PDF viewer

In my PDF documents in Google Drive, I used to be able to select text of a scanned document. I've always scanned at 300dpi. Since at least a year I can't select text in scanned documents anymore in ...
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Google Drive track furthest read page in a PDF, or have selectable text in uploaded Google Books?

Is there a way to automatically track the furtherest read page of a PDF in in Google Docs? I have some large text books and other technical reading I'm working through slowly. I've uploaded them to ...
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How to use Google to search my PDF document with preview results?

Is there a way to use Google Search on an indexed (by google) PDF file to not only search within the PDF, but show snippets or previews of the search results? For example, one or two lines of text ...
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Can I download a folder hierarchy full of Google Docs?

I have a folder on Google Drive full of Google Docs (i.e. the MS Word equivalent). I'd like to download all of these, exporting them to either MS Word or PDF. However, the only way I can find to do ...
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Indexing content of PDF files in Google Drive

Is the content of not converted PDF files, stored in Google Drive, indexed?
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arXiv: “x.pdf appears to have been produced by TeX”

How does arXiv determine that a PDF has been produced by TeX? E.g.:
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Are there any web apps that can Convert PDF to word (or html) with good surport for tables? [closed]

Is there a web app that will convert a PDF file to a word (or html) file including recovering tables? (I wish to convert a PDF spec into a format I can use to drive system tests) I have not ...
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If I replace a PDF file in Google Drive, will the share link stay the same, or will I have to give out a new one?

If I replace a PDF file in Google Drive, by dragging a new one into the folder on my hard drive and ok-ing the replace operation when Windows asks, will the share link stay the same, or will I have to ...
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Exporting PDF from Google Drive doc - File name loses all spaces

We use Google Drive to create documents, and when we publish / release them we export them as a .pdf by using the inbuilt File > Download as > PDF Document (pdf). But when we get the PDF file ...
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Blogspot post export to PDF

I need to read my own blog post that I published in Blogspot a long time ago. How do I export my Blogspot post to PDF? So that I can read it in any places that don't have internet connection? What ...
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How to annotate PDF files inside Google Drive?

Is is possible to annotate PDF files inside Google Drive? In the Google Drive PDF Viewer I could not find any annotating options. However, is there an extension that allows annotating PDF files? By ...
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Direct link for PDF files in SkyDrive/OneDrive

I want to make a direct link to a document at SkyDrive, so that I'll see only the PDF at the browser, not any of the SkyDrive chrome. For example, if you click ...
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Fix broken PDF Link in Google Scholar

Does anyone know how to update or fix a PDF link in Google Scholar once it has become broken? I have co-authored some papers, but when I got a job at a new school the old one shut down my old ...
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Can you display PDFs on a blog in Blogger?

I have a blog about sign language. I would like to post a couple of .pdf pages of my drawn signs put with a song, so people can download. Is it possible to display a PDF that is a couple of pages on ...
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How to save a PDF which is directly viewed in Firefox into Google Drive?

I am looking for a possibility to directly save/send a PDF which is opened in Firefox into Google Drive. The solution should work without having the Google Drive client installed on the computer. Are ...
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What determines whether or not a PDF may be previewed in Google Docs?

I have multiple PDFs stored in Google Docs, some quite lengthy (over 1k pages). Some of them allow preview, others do not. What are the requirements for preview? Must the PDF be created by a certain ...
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Can Google Viewer hide the lefthand navigation on a PDF by default

Some clients of our want to embed the following PDF in their website: https://docs.google.com/a/upshift.co.nz/file/d/0B39VaSipB41-ODk3WFRfSWRSV0k/preview Unfortunately the viewer shows a lefthand ...
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is there a web app for remote presentation? [closed]

I have a PDF slideshow (not Microsoft PowerPoint), and I want to present the slideshow to someone remotely. I can use Skype for the voice, but I want to also be able to have the slides he sees ...
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Decent way to host PDF files for free online? [closed]

I have a handful of PDF files I've written which I'd like to put online for free. I've uploaded some to Google docs, but I don't like how the files look when previewed in the browser. It seems like ...
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Is there any online TeX editor and previewer? [closed]

I don't like having to install a 900 MB MikTeX + TeXnicCenter + GhostScript + GSView solution. Isn't there an web app which does the same thing?
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How to export all Google Docs in a folder in one single PDF?

I have a folder with hundreds of short Google docs (product descriptions). I am wondering if there is an easy way (like "push button") to export all these in a PDF that simply assemble all the PDF ...
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Link to view PDF version of a Google Doc

I think there used to be a way to link to the PDF version of a Google doc, but now I can only make a link that downloads the PDF instead of viewing it in the browser. Does anybody know if the old ...
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Print all Gmail messages between specific dates

Is there a way to print (or export, or save as PDF) all mail messages between specific dates in Gmail? I realize I could probably do it through an email client, but I would rather be able to through ...
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PDF with DropBox, remember the Last Page?

I like to store my PDF files in the DropBox cloud. I like to access these PDFs from my PCs, Laptop & Android phone. When I open a PDF it always starts on page 1 no matter what page I was on ...
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Rotating a PDF in Google Docs

I have a PDF on Google Docs, but the image is sideways. I would like to rotate the document so it can be read, but I don't want to install any PDF editing software. Is there an easy way to do this?
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Is there a good webapp for manipulating pdf files? [closed]

I'm looking to merge a couple pdf files for a one-off and don't want to install anything on my pc. Anyone know of any webapps which will let me merge pdf files?
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Google Docs table of contents links are wrong in PDF

Me and my school partner use Google Docs for our school reports so we can write in the same document at the same time. Works fine. We normally download the report as a PDF and hand it in. Today when ...
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Does Google Drive upload the entire file or only the delta for a minor change?

I have a big PDF file (about 50 MB) on my PC which is associated with Google Drive. If i make some changes to the file by adding some highlighting and notes, does Google Drive upload the entire 50 MB ...
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What DTP does Wikipedia use for PDF export?

When viewing any Wikipedia article, it is possible to export the article to a number of formats, including PDF. My instinct told me they would use some TeX system (plainTeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, etc.), ...
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Which versions of the PDF standard does Google Docs support?

What the title says. I know PDFs exported from Google Docs are version 1.4, but which versions does it support when viewing PDFs? I'm asking because I'm having problems with PDFs generated with the ...
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Google docs viewer: some PDF are partially displayed

I have a web application where people can upload PDF files and I'm reviewing it online with Google Docs Viewer API, from a back-end web application. I can get many different PDF sources, because of ...
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Can I post PDFs or other documents to my business's page on Facebook?

Can I post PDFs or other documents to my business's page on Facebook? If so, how?