Portable Document Format (PDF) is an open standard for document exchange created by Adobe Systems.

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...