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

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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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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 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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Can Google PDF Viewer hide the lefthand navigation on a PDF by default?

Some clients of ours 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 left-hand ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to download a published Google Docs as PDF?

I have a published Google Docs on my site and I want users to have the option to download the file as a PDF. It's not important if the link will be within the HTML page or on my site. Link to view ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot copy text from PDF generated with Google Docs?

I exported my document as PDF from Google Drive on the Web. When I try to Copy/Paste my content, I get this : 􏰁􏰂􏰃􏰄􏰂􏰅􏰆􏰇􏰈􏰀􏰉􏰊􏰇􏰋􏰆􏰌􏰀􏰆􏰊􏰀􏰍􏰄􏰎􏰆􏰏􏰐􏰑􏰑􏰆􏰒􏰆􏰂􏰊􏰀 Text is in French. ...
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Some PDF are partially displayed in Google Docs Viewer

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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How to make multipage book in Calaméo?

If I upload a PDF binder I get the correct amount of pages but with the content of the first page on each. If I upload a number of PDFs separately it just creates a new publication for each PDF. ...
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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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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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Online PDF Creator/Editor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Convert uploaded file to PDF Is there any free, open-source, online PDF Creator/Editor which can convert a document/image of any dimensions(A4,A3..etc) into a PDF?
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Web app for splitting PDF pages [closed]

Are there any Web apps that either automatically or manually can split scanned PDFs into multiple pages? At school, I receive many scanned PDFs that have two physical pages per PDF page, which makes ...
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Permanent link to media library files?

If I upload a .pdf file to the media library it gets a link like: http://myblog.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/myfile.pdf Is it possible to make a permanent link to it (e.g. the link will not change ...
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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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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 activities)....
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How can I monitor changes to an online PDF simply?

How can I get an alert when changes to an online PDF have occurred? Simple solutions will carry the day.
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Is there a way to have Dropbox remember the last page I was on in a PDF file?

I like to store my PDF files in the Dropbox cloud. I like to access these PDFs from my PCs, laptop and Android 'phone. When I open a PDF it always starts on page 1 no matter what page I was on ...
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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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Prepress-quality printing from Google Earth

disclaimer: Google Earth newbie question I have a last-minute request from a client who needs to print out PDFs (for pre-press) with custom maps (ranging from continental down to sub-national size) ...
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Link to view PDF version of a Google Docs

I think there used to be a way to link to the PDF version of a Google Docs, 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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Is there a good web app 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 web apps which will let me merge .pdf files?
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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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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 accepted ...
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Is there a web app that lets me read PDFs on a computer that does not have a PDF reader installed? [closed]

I have in the past email PDF new letters to friends and them be told by them that they can’t read the PDF as there is not a PDF reader on the machine they are using and they don’t know how to install ...
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How can I do some touch-ups on an uploaded/online PDF? [closed]

I have been given a PDF form with some mistakes here and there. Also there is some misalignment in some of the form boxes. Offline, I would just use the Advanced Editing option from Adobe Acrobat ...
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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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How do convert a whole RSS feed into a PDF?

I want to take a blog and make a PDF out of the RSS feed so I can save it somewhere for offline viewing. I want to save every single post into the PDF. What's the best way to do that?
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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?
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How to track / monitor changes in an online PDF file?

How to track / monitor changes in an on-line PDF file? Need to be notified when that happens.

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