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Archive for the ‘Adobe’ Category

Anaylizing PDF files

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/12/10

A few things that failed/worked:

I still need to look at the Multivalent.jar when I have a system with Java again, as it is mentioned in [WayBack] pdf generation – Is there a tool to analyze a PDF in terms of fonts, objects, fields and their respective size (kb)? – Stack Overflow

References:

–jeroen

Posted in Adobe, Adobe Acrobat, Fujitsu ScanSnap, Hardware, ix100, ix500, Power User, Scanners | Leave a Comment »

Does anyone have a proper solution for message “content preparation progress” when opening a PDF file?

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/09/25

It drives me nuts as the below “content preparation progress” solution fails for me on a Windows 8 system having Adobe Reader XI.

Anyone that has a proper solution?

Solution

  1. Go to Edit > Preferences > Reading.
  2. Under “Screen Reader Options” select “Only read the currently visible pages”.

–jeroen

Source: Message “content preparation progress” when opening a PDF file

Posted in Adobe, Adobe Reader, Power User | 1 Comment »

How to automate Adobe Acrobat XI Standard to re-compress a lot of PDFs? – via: Super User

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/09/21

A while ago I asked compression – How to automate Adobe Acrobat XI Standard to re-compress a lot of PDFs? – Super User.

Back then it saved about 80% of the total file size. Very substantial.

Recently I needed to convert another (smaller, but still substantial) bunch of PDF documents and saw I forgot to post the solution here:
Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Adobe, Adobe Acrobat, Everything by VoidTools, Power User, Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 | Leave a Comment »

Adobe Reader installer download speed differences: FTP much slower than HTTP

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/08/17

The FTP download is much much slower than the http one:

4.2 MB/s – 73.4 MB of 73.4 MB: http://ardownload.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/win/11.x/11.0.08/en_US/AdbeRdr11008_en_US.exe

119 KB/s – 24.6 MB of 73.4 MB: ftp://ftp.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/win/11.x/11.0.08/en_US/AdbeRdr11008_en_US.exe

This over the same 50 megabit fiber connection.

So basically you have to:

  1. Browse the ftp://ftp.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/win/11.x  for a version in your language (en-US for intance has the youngest full install at ftp://ftp.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/win/11.x/11.0.10/en_US/ as younger versions only contain update MSP files, for instance in ftp://ftp.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/win/11.x/11.0.16/misc/)
  2. Copy the download URL
  3. Replace the ftp://ftp.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/win with http://ardownload.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/win (you cannot browse the latter as it genrates “Not Found; The requested URL /pub/adobe/reader/win/ was not found on this server.”)
  4. Download the URL that you just assembled

–jeroen

Posted in Adobe, Adobe Reader, Power User | 2 Comments »

Various Adobe Flash Player download links (including standalone downloads)

Posted by jpluimers on 2013/03/29

A few links to make sure you can get a Flash version for a machine that is not internet connected:

(when I wrote it, I needed the Online or Offline installer for Flash Player 11 for Internet Explorer on Windows ).

–jeroen

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