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Google Docs is great for this. You can upload a number of formats, and then edit the files etc. When you're ready to get the PDF, just do File -> Download As -> PDF


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It doesn't appear possible at the moment; Unfortunately you cannot print or export comments to PDF at this time See answer here What is suggested is exporting your comments as a .doc file (then converting to .pdf perhaps ?) which apparently retains the comments. Hope this helps.


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Github uses content-disposition: attachment for PDFs, which downloads the file automatically on github.com. You can host the file on a static page provided by GitHub which can link to this file and update as you update the PDF. For that, you can see github pages. Summary Create a repo named USERNAME.github.io. In that repo, click Settings then click ...


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Google Docs doesn't support it, but there is Rotate PDF which is a free online service.


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Try Google Docs. Go to docs.google.com. In the top-left corner you'll see the button "Upload". Clicking that, you'll be presented with a page where you can select the file. Select the file, and be sure to click "Convert text from PDF or image files to Google Docs documents." Once you're in the subsequent uploaded document, you may have to clean it up a ...


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LaTeX Lab (which is still in active development) is an online TeX editor and renderer, using the Google Apps framework. It works much like Google Docs does for WYSIWYG text editing, but with LaTeX. It is planned to eventually have sharing features like Google Docs as well, and already integrates with your Google account. I've used it a bit, and like it quite ...


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xFruits FeedJournal FiveFilters PDF Newspaper A Google gadget RSS2PDF RSS2 can generate a PDF from multiple feeds


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Crocodoc PDFescape A.nnotate.com GroupDocs Annotation


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You can do it by using the Export as PDF tool like this: Your document link (example): https://docs.google.com/x/yyyy/document/z/nvjsinmsdfjnlsnlkkn-hslknl1_V7sc/edit Change the end of link from /edit to /export?format=pdf https://docs.google.com/x/yyyy/document/z/nvjsinmsdfjnlsnlkkn-hslknl1_V7sc/export?format=pdf However this needs Sharing setting to ...


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The answer given to this question can help you here. efax.com offers a service to keep your existing number. You have to ring to discuss it. The number I see is a UK one - I'm guessing because the site detects your locale and offers a local service - so I won't post it here as it won't apply to everyone.


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For a complete answer check out answers to this question in the daughter site.


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The document will need to be hosted somewhere outside of Facebook. Then, you can post them as links on your wall. Simply copy and paste the URL to the document and it'll show up.


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Adobe have an online tool for this under the Acrobat.com brand, there is a free plan if you want to try it out first http://createpdf.adobe.com/ I've also used http://www.freefileconvert.com/ in the past to quickly convert files and have been happy with their service


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I think you can do all that with Google Docs. They have a PDF viewer and they also allow you to share docs by link. Here's a bit more info on PDF viewing from an older blog post of theirs: http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2009/09/view-online-files-using-google-docs.html [edit] An even easier option could be ZohoViewer. They allow you to upload a document, ...


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Yes, you can! File -> Email as an attachment -> Attach as PDF Then add your own email address to email the file to yourself. The PDF attached to the email will have direct links for both inline hyperlinks and plain URLs without any unwanted Google tracking.


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There's http://www.scribtex.com/ Also, have you looked at the TeX facilities in Google Docs ? http://docs.google.com Hope this helps.


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I just tested out PDF to Word after a quick Google search, and it works perfectly. It'll let you convert an unlimited number of documents and send them to your email address.


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I'm not entirely sure what you mean by "not converted" but Google does index PDF Files. Google can index the content of most types of pages and files. The most common file types we index include: Adobe Flash (.swf) Adobe PortableDocument Format (.pdf) AdobePostScript (.ps) Autodesk Design Web Format (.dwf) Basic source code (.bas) ...


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I will assume your resume/CV is in LaTeX or TeX, since you already asked there. I used this method with my LaTeX resume the last time I was looking for work: Don't use fancy columns or layouts. PDF parsers seem to work from left to right, line by line, so text from columns get mixed together. Keep the text as one flow. Make it simple. Use a pdf to text ...


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If you're talking about Special:Book, then that comes from the Collection extension. That in turn uses several backends for generating the various formats. For PDF, the PDF Writer extension is used: The PDF Writer uses the Python Reportlab libraries to generate PDF based on a DOM derived from parsing mediawiki-markup using the mwlib parser.


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If you upload a PDF to Google drive and convert it to a Google doc (or right click and open with Google Docs instead of Google Drive Viewer) you can add comments in collaboration with others (in the same way as with a Google doc) by pressing ctrl+alt+M or selecting text and right clicking. The drawback is you may lose some formatting when opening some ...


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Most probably arXiv reads the source code of the PDF. E.g. from a paper I have opened with Notepad++ <</Creator( TeX output 2011.03.09:1851)/Producer(MiKTeX-dvipdfmx \(20100328\))/CreationDate(D:20110309185222+01'00')>> note:maybe you want to try to ask this in academia.stackexchange


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There's a free online PDF editor called PDFescape that will let you upload, rotate, and save PDFs.


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Here is a solution which doesn't require any other software or services outside of Google Drive: Open PDF in the Google Drive viewer Click on the Print button (or Ctrl + p) Click on the Cancel button (or Esc) Right click on the PDF and choose Rotate Clockwise or Rotate Counterclockwise Referenced from here. Before Rotation After Rotation


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You can't directly upload files to your business's page on Facebook. What you can do though is post them to your wall – or – create a tab on the page with links to the PDFs.


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Publishing a Google Document as a PDF is not supported yet :( (Though it IS supported for Spreadsheets...)


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Wikipedia has a list of web based PDF viewers: A.nnotate: a web service which views PDF documents as HTML in the browser, with annotation features. Crocodoc: a free web service which allows annotating PDFs and saving them Google Docs: a web service which views PDF documents as JPEG images in the browser Scribd: a web service which renders PDF documents as ...


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May be you can retrieve something like the headers and see the modified date? but you will need a script to do that. You could use the response of a service like http://www.rexswain.com/httpview.html And read the line: Last-Modified:·Thu,·31·Jan·2008·15:58:57·GMT(CR)(LF)


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There's an Online LaTeX Equation Editor, which I find really useful.


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I would use Dropbox and put it in the shared folder so you can give a URL to share it. You can view the PDF in the broswer like a normal one too.



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