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

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Formatting issue converting a Google Doc to a PDF

I am trying to convert a large document from a Google Doc to a PDF and every time I do, the formatting of several pages is off (title placed on previous page instead of at the top) I have already ...
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Send email with a google doc as a pdf attachment Send email with an attachment located in Google Drive

Good day all. My google script worked fine until this week. I'm wanting to attached a google doc to an email as a PDF attachment. My code is as follows... var pdf_attachment = DriveApp.getFileById(...
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Get the title and other metadata of a PDF using Google Apps Script

I have a lot of research papers in my google drive. They are all in PDF format. To better manage this large collection of papers (>1k), I want to make a simple table (a Google sheet), in which I ...
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Search for Google Docs and pdfs of a certain length

I'm aware you can use the formats below to search using Google for public Google Docs and pdfs respectively. site:docs.google.com/document/d [keyword] filetype:pdf [keyword] Is there a way to filter ...
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Goto specific page in embeded google drive document? [duplicate]

Hi amazing HeroStacks So as title suggest, I have an embedded google drive document (.pdf), where my webpage loads a window with a 36 page interactive brochure. My goal is to be able to link to a ...
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Google Docs table of content, ported to word, then exported as pdf

So I downloaded a report template from Google Docs and it has a table of content shown below. The problem is that when I export the file from my word to a pdf, it turns to this monstrosity, How do I ...
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How to stop "Open in Docs" option on Google Drive Shared Files

How to eliminate the "Open in Google Docs" option to prevent various users from opening/modifying a shared PDF file in Docs for the free (not Business/Market) Google Drive? I password ...
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Google Drive's pdf viewer: copy the comment and its link at the same time?

I use pdf viewer of google drive because it generates unique links for each comment I make. Sometimes, I want to copy the comment along with its link. I can do this for few comments. However, it ...
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How I can generate a pdf with AcroForm from a form generated in google docs?

I am making the following form in google docs: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Wr9fAJaovHiGYJU_qW45vMdlQyd7Jj9gThWBgNZ5Opw/edit?usp=sharing I want somehow to place input fields and generate a pdf ...
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How to effectively extract emails with attachments from Gmail and present them sequentially?

I'm working on a legal case and I need to forward a set of emails of evidential value to my lawyers. There are roughly 50 such emails from various conversations, and some of them have between 1-10 ...
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Firefox's about:config on Android for setting pdf application

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/06/aboutconfig-is-blocked-in-firefox-preview-stable-and-beta/ writes that about:config is inhibited in new Android Firefoxes and indeed I experience this. How can I then ...
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Google Drive PDF - How to Go To Specific Page in PDF Opened In Chrome

Expected Quickly go to specific page in a PDF opened in Google Drive with a Chrome based browser. i.e. In Mac's Preview app on desktop, Go > Go to Page... allows the user to go to a specific page. ...
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Gmail opens PDFs in Google Docs Viewer. Is it possible to disable this?

In any browser I open, gmail has this annoying "feature" that previews pdf files (I haven't tested other files) in google docs viewer. This is inconvenient because when I try to print, it opens a new ...
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Link to view PDF version of a Word Online doc

I create documents which I update frequently, I share these with a link which turns the document into a pdf when clicked ensuring whoever clicks the link always gets the most up to date, pdf version. ...
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Auto download link in email to folder on desktop

Our provider send reports via email with a link to PDF instead of as an attachment. Any ways I can automate this so it downloads directly to a desktop folder. Ultimately I need these attachments to ...
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Exporting to PDF from Google Sheets removes emoji

I have designed a schedule in Google Sheets that uses emoji to indicate the character of each days activities. They display perfectly in Google Sheets. I want to physically print the sheet but when I ...
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Link to view PDF version of a Google Slides in browser

I'm trying to create a link to a Google Slides presentation that will open in a browser as a PDF. I've tried changing the end of the URL from edit?usp=sharing to export?format=pdf and a few ...
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Export PDF link sheet ID auto change

I have the link for export as PDF a specific range on a sheet =HYPERLINK("*****export?exportFormat=pdf&format=pdf&gid=962914045&range=A1:H68&pagenumbers=false&gridlines=false&...
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Difficulties in exporting a PDF from draw.io

Everytime I try to export a diagram from draw.io to pdf it just gives "error saving file" or does nothing. This happens especially when I enable the mathematical typesetting feature. When I ...
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Google Drive not indexing searchable PDF

I have a fully searchable PDF. The PDF was scanned and then converted to text by Fujitsu's ScanSnap Manager #iX500 (W). For those who want all the details, here's the info from Document Properties: ...
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Printing emails including the attached PDF documents in Gmail

I am desperately looking for a solution how to print from Gmail (webinterface, no email client as Thunderbird etc) an email together with the PDF attachments into a single PDF document meaning I do ...
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How to merge Google documents with PDF files automatically?

I am trying to merge different file sources into one Google doc, in a programmatic way. That means I should use Google scripting. So far I do not have problems inserting text files, images, MS Word or ...
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Exporting Google SpreadSheet to PDF (filename referring to a cell D7)

I have developed a script which allows me to export a spreadsheet to a pdf file with a click of a button. I have assigned the script to a macro so that it is triggered by clicking on an image. Script ...
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Automatically save a mail from Gmail to Google Drive

Every month I get approx 50 receipts for various things via email. I need to copy/print these to pdf (or similar) and store them in a receipt folder (eg. July 2018) on Google Drive. Currently, I do ...
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How can I open up PDFs in Google Drive with the Google Chrome PDF viewer? [duplicate]

I'm in Google Chrome, but when I click on the PDF in Drive, I can only read it in the Drive viewer. I'd like to be able to read it in the normal Chrome viewer. I know I can download the file and then ...
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PDFview in Google Docs

I want to preview PDF in google docs. I use 'http://docs.google.com/gview?url=mypdfurl'.I try to access pdf using localhost http connection. Sometime it is working fine and after some time It gives ...
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PDF Version of Completed Form to Google Drive

Is there a way to automatically have a PDF version of a submitted form saved in Google Drive?
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Save location in PDF files in Google Drive

How can I read my GDrive PDF documents and be able to mark which page I am on? Adobe Player does not read GDrive files. Different owners, obviously.
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PDF shows only top row of spreadsheet

I am attempting to export a spreadsheet which is "created" daily through an automated e-mail in Google Apps Script. When attempting to convert to PDF I only get the top row shown in the PDF document (...
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Google Drive thinks PDF is a video

I have some diploma/result PDF's in Google Drive, and for some reason Google Drive thinks some of them are videos (type: Flash) and won't preview them online. Here is a screenshot of the Google Drive ...
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How can I search Gmail for password-protected PDFs?

I'm looking for an attachment that happens to be a password-protected PDF file (you need to type the password to open it). Is there a way to search Gmail for such files?
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Google docs get PDF without page breaks

Is there a way to make Google docs put all content in a PDF without splitting it into pages? I understand that sticking to a certain page size is important for printing, but for the PDF I'm making it'...
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How do I convert from a Google document to PDF without downloading it?

I'd like to convert from a Google document to PDF and have it just appear in Google Drive, without having to choose "download as" and then re-upload. There's an "email as attachment" option where you ...
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Can't download/export a large Google Docs document as PDF (what are the limits on Google Drive?)

TL;DR I have a very large Google Docs document which can not be exported to PDF*, but I can download it in all the other supported formats, which unfortunately do not fit my needs. What are the ...
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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 Docs 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 Google Support, Google Drive can convert PDFs to Google Docs (which is nice ...
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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 how ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to annotate PDF files inside Google Drive? [closed]

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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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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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 http://www.cccf-fcsge.ca/wp-content/...