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How can I force SharePoint 2010 to open PDF's in the browser?

In SharePoint 2007, clicking on a PDF in a document library would open it within the browser. In SharePoint 2010, doing the same asks me to save the PDF. How can I force SharePoint 2010 to just open ...
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Add printer-friendly functionality to SharePoint 2010

How challenging is it to add these two functions to all SharePoint site pages? Have a printer icon that allows user to print the content of the page Have a PDF icon that lets the user export the ...
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PDF's in SharePoint 2010

With SharePoint 2010, how can you make sure that PDF's are indexed and that they do not have a generic icon?
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How to enable versioning of PDF files in SharePoint 2010

Using SharePoint 2010 I want to be able to version my PDF files. So for example I want the user to be able to check out a PDF file, update it, and check the same file back into SharePoint. Is there a ...
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Make SharePoint search results link to document instead of DispForm.aspx with no iFilter

We are storing quite a lot of pdf documents (images with no dual layer text) and do not wish to add a pdf iFilter (with the resultant storage and search performance costs). As we do not have an ...
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Index and search files attached inside pdf

I'am going to migrate a lot of documents from Lotus Notes to Sharepoint O365. The export format will be a pdf with files (Word, Excel, Pdf) as attachments inside the pdf. Will these attached files be ...
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Hide “Edit In Word” for Word Web App

How do I hide the EDIT IN WORD command in Word Web App when viewing a PDF? Is it possible to hide it per-site or per-library?
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Indexing does not include PDF content

I am trying to get search (indexing) to include the content of PDF files. I have followed the guide from here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927675. I have also double-checked that the GUID (CLSID) ...
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I cant crawl pdf in wss 3.0. Please Help!

I have wss 3.0 installed in windows server 2008 r2( 64 bit). I have installed ifilter60 in my server and made registry change in \HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office Server\14.0\Search\...
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Office Web Apps - Edit PDF - WopiFrame: failed to generate iframe URL

Our Office Web Apps server seems to cause an error in SharePoint when opening a PDF: Clicking on the link to the PDF in the Document Library opens "Word Web App" and renders the PDF fine (in read-...
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How to Password Protect a Document in SharePoint?

HR started uploading lots of personel pdf documents to their tight controlled SharePoint document center. HR have access and off course we in IT (shapepoint team) has access to personal pdf file (that ...
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How to automatically convert the word document into PDF?

Is there any workflow that I can create to convert a word document into PDF after the approval workflow is finished.
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Missing icons in SharePoint 2010 search results

I recently installed the Adobe iFilter for PDF to allow my server to index pdf documents. I installed with the packaged intaller and then followed the configuration instructions. I replaced the "12" ...
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How to force PDF to get downloaded

I have developed a Windows 8.1 App using HTML5 and Javascript which is accessing the List, Libraries and Files from my Sharepoint site. Everthing is working fine except one issue i.e. The PDF files ...
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View PDF in Browser, Edit in Acrobat

I'd like to have SharePoint handle PDFs in such a way that PDFs will open in a browser, but will Edit in Acrobat. It seems that I can have one or the other: If the DOCICON.xml is configured to show: ...
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Save webpart (html) as PDF file

I have a webpart that is specialized business calculator. Once the user puts in the details of the contract, they need to save the web part (in pdf format) as part of the contract documentation. I ...
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Disable Checking Out of PDF Files

We have a client who is having issues with users who are checking out documents instead of picking "Read Only". We would like to find a way to remove the option to have them check out documents and ...
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Display PDF with Read-Only view - SharePoint 2007

I'm using SP2007. I need to Render a PDF in a Document Library, in a page. But i need to restrict users from downloading, coping content or even printing the PDF file. Can this be directly in a PDF ...
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How to open file in adobe reader using command line without checkout from Javascript?

I am working on print functionality. I am printing the PDF files (uploaded in SharePoint Library) using Adobe Reader command line from javascript. I am using ActiveX object to call the cmd. refer ...
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How to convert List item to pdf

I would like to convert list items to pdf and I was searching on internet and itextsharp came up. I read somewhere that this open source has some problems in formatting all html tags. Does anyone ...
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Unable to convert the document to pdf using word automation service

I have created custom action in which the document is converted to .pdf file. To do so, I am using Word Automation Services to convert document from .docx to .pdf. My code is as per below. using (...
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Best PDF converter for general formats

In our SharePoint project we are looking for a third party .dll which is able to convert different file formats into PDF as follows. .doc,.docx to PDF .xls,.xlsx to PDF .ppt,.pptx to PDF HTML to PDF ...
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PDF document conversion

Does anyone know of an existing automated PDF conversion solution for sharepoint that works across multiple document versions? The solutions I found so far only work based on a source/destination-...
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PDFs to Sharepoint 2013/Office 365

One of my clients have 1200 pdf documents which they are interested into extracting the content and putting on sharepoint pages. What is the best way to do it. OOB or 3 rd party.
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Print multiple PDF files on single button click in SharePoint 2010

I am new in SharePoint Development. I want to print all selected PDF files on single button click. The button can be a ribbon button or application page button. I tried in multiple ways and searched ...
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Document Sets to PDF

We are looking for a way of merging all the documents in a Document Set into a single .pdf file. Within our SharePoint 2010 website, we have created a custom Document Set content type with certain ...
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How effective is Adobe ifilter for extracting text from scan\image in a pdf? SharePoint2010

How effective is Adobe ifilter for extracting text from scan\image in a pdf? does it give 100% result or it can have its own limitations. I am asking this because we have migrated a huge set of ...
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Sharepoint 2010 and PDFs

I am a site owner for my job and we use our SharePoint site as a learning management system (LMS). Our document libraries contain interactive PDFs that students check out, work in, and save back into ...
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Workflow to convert and email document [closed]

I'm new here and new to sharepoint/Nintex and am looking for some guidance! I have a work flow on list, which takes user input and puts it into a word document, which then is saved to a library. - ...
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Upload pdf file and automatically create list columns in a SharePoint list

My requirement is : When a user uploads a pdf file into a document library. There is a table in a pdf file which two columns. The SharePoint should understand and create list columns from the first ...
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InfoPath 2007 Template in InfoPath 2010, PDF Export is having Bad Quality and Alignment

I'm working on InfoPath 2007 template within InfoPath 2010. When I export the form to PDF and when I open the PDF, the quality and alignment is very bad. Is there any way to force the template to ...
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Can anyone recommend a good pdf/word conveter for a list item and lib (SP 2010)

Looking or a way to convert picture,document libraries and list to pdf document. So a user can select this option from the list menu. Cheers
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Opening pdf documents in SharePoint 2010 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I force SharePoint 2010 to open PDF's in the browser? Is there a way in SharePoint 2010 to have pdf documents open in/default to Adobe Acrobat Reader instead of ...
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InfoPath 2007 Files upload features

I have a InfoPath 2007 form that allow people to upload two type of files - PDF and JPG. When the user submit the form, it will store into the SharePoint as a entry in a Library. Is it possible that ...
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PDF Viewer in SharePoint 2010?

I'm looking for a good PDF viewer for SharePoint 2010. We have a lot of PDFs in our document library and we'd like to have a viewer embedded in SP instead of relying on the user's external PDF viewer. ...
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When I save a word document as a PDF I'm forced to immediately download the PDF - How to change?

I guess that this title says it all. When my users save a document as a PDF in a workspace, they immediately get a download dialogue asking if they wish to download the PDF. This is unexpected, and ...
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PDF forms for SharePoint

What are you thoughts on PDF forms for SharePoint instead of InfoPath forms? Can PDF forms handle logics and rules like Infopath Forms? What are some good 3 party tools for PDF forms for SharePoint? ...
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Convert document library word document to pdf using third party dll

Hi I want to convert word document in pdf. I found lots of solution using office dll. But i want a solution using free third party dll because in office dll there must be office installed. so on my ...
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View PDFs in web browser

When I go to view a PDF on the web, say a 1040 form at the IRS, when I open it it opens in my browser. When I open a PDF file from my sharepoint 2010 instance, however, it prompts me to download the ...
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Best way to generate PDF report

I am making a web part which will gather data from some lists and database tables and present it in custom format. For e.g. there will be logo on top, with date on right side and then below it data ...
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Restrict printing and editing on a pdf created with word automation services

Some customer asked my if it was possible to restrict printing and editing a pdf file? Looking over Google I found this. I was wondering if is possible to encrypt a pdf file generated by word ...
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Using an iframe to view a PDF stored in a SharePoint document library

Question Is it possible to view a PDF through an iframe that is stored in a SharePoint 2010 document library? If so, what changes do I need to make to the default document library settings? ...
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Is there an Ifilter for Nuance PDFs to be used in junction with SharePoint2010?

I know that there are ifilters for Adobe PDF files and hence make these files searchable inside Sharepoint. Have not tried them but is there an ifilter for nuance created PDF documents? Please let me ...
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Publishing Report PDFs Monthly - multiple permissions to view them

We have about 30 reports a month to publish. Each report will have a different set of security rights. (For example, office manager x should only be able to see his/her report. But there are a few ...
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Publish feature in PDF like in office 2010 (wishful thinking)

Just as user has a publish feature option available for MS office . is there some kind of publish directly to sharepoint 2010 available for PDF documents or do the users have to go the usual route ...
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Indexing PDF in SP2013: iFilter parser error, No filter installed for extension 'pdf'

When I attempt to index PDF files I get an error from the Crawl log in Central Admin: “Processing this item failed because of a IFilter parser error. (…) No filter installed for extension ‘pdf’” To ...
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Convert the Infopath Form into PDF or Excel in SharePoint 2010?

We have designed an Infopath Form and published as a document template on a library. Now, we would like to add a feature to export the InfoPath Form details to Excel or publish the InfoPath Form as ...
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How to save the webpage data as pdf using javascript

Using window.showmodaldialog(), populating HTML data as popup. We need the same populated data as PDF using JavaScript (Without using third party tools), how can we do this?
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Auditing on PDF documents in a library

Had a request to see how often a pdf was being used within a document library so i setup a test library in one of my team sites and was able to enable auditing on the library, after some open attempts ...
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Pressing back button after viewing a PDF file, gives page expired error

When we open a PDF in the browser from a document library, and then press the back button we get page expired. One possible solution we have found is to open the PDF in adobe reader, as per this post....