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How to overcome Acrobat Reader error 131 with a pdfLaTeX doc?

I'm generating a PDF document with pdflatex (more precisely, latexmk invoked from TexMaker 3.4. My LaTeX install is TeXLive 20120719). I can read the document fine in Okular and Gmail's attachment ...
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Why are some pages in my PDF coming out bold? [duplicate]

When I run my LaTeX document through pdflatex, some of the pages (the ones where figures appear) have all the text bolded. Why, and what can I do to make it stop?
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Did anyone succeed in playing embedded movies inside Acrobat in Linux?

Some time ago I asked this question How to include a movie in a PDF? Step by step instructions. (I tried everything documented there, and links therein. I can't find the combination of tools to be ...
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Using opacity in TikZ causes strange rendering in Acrobat.

I have a problem using opacity in TikZ. Whenever I use it somewhere in a picture, I get weird side-effects: colors in (some) other parts of the documents are changed apparently randomly and it makes ...
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How to include a movie in a PDF? Step by step instructions

There are a few question/answers regarding the embedding movies in PDF with pdflatex and special packages. However I find the information dispersed all around and confusing. And so far, in the best ...
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pdfopen / pdfclose don't work with Acrobat/Adobe Reader XI

Can anybody explain how to get pdfopen/pdfclose working for Adobe Reader XI? If you could make your instructions as detailed as possible that would be really appreciated. I'm using Miktex 2.9 on ...
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LuaLaTeX + fontspec: cannot compare documents with Acrobat

I use the option "compare documents" in Adobe Acrobat Pro a lot to highlight changes between revisions. What I just noticed is, if I compile a simple document such as the one below with LuaLaTeX + ...
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How to disable initial view of PDF bookmarks panel?

The hyperref package automatically creates a list of PDF bookmarks, and it configures the PDF to have the initial view display the bookmarks panel, at least in Foxit Reader and Acrobat. To see the ...
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TikZ picture wrecks page on Adobe Reader

The following MWE contains the offending code. The page that this code is on does not show up when the PDF is seen in Acrobat Reader. I do not use Acrobat myself, but my advisor does, so my thesis has ...
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Plain TeX and underscores

We have a bunch of scripts to generate invoices for our customers. It creates plain TeX files from CSV and then PDF files (using the pdftex program). This "black box" was created by one of our former ...
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Hyperref “enquotes” metadata

EDIT: As Bill B. and Caramdir point out in their comments after Bill B. produced his results posted below, more information is needed in order to make a better call. To remedy, my output was ...
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Video embedded into the PDF of a LaTeX beamer document as flash makes Acrobat Reader 9.4.1 crash on slide transition

I have tried to embed a .flv video file into a PDF using either the package flashmovie or the package media9 together with beamer and pdfLaTeX, as described, for instance, here. The video is shown ...
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Alternative text for Javascript (form) boxes for viewers that don't support Javascript?

I am using the tdclock package to display the current date and time. In looks pretty good in Acrobat, but in other viewers (like Evince) it looks terrible because they don't support Javascripts and ...
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From LaTeX to PDF/A

I have noticed that my PDFs (which I compile from LaTeX using PdfTexify on Windows 7 in MikTeX 2.9 with WinEdt) sometimes do not render properly on Mac OS X (e.g. the contents of some figures may not ...
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Copy pasting of underscore

When I use \textunderscore to print an underscore "_" character, the copy-paste functionality of Adobe Acrobat Reader does not appear to work properly. For instances, when I copy test_case from ...
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Displaying tooltips on tablet readers, specifically iPad

I am trying to generate tooltips in a PDF that will be accessible somehow on a tablet PDF reader, specifically on any iPad reader. So far, I have tried the packages pdfcomment, cooltooltips, and ...
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How can I visualize a video (any light format) in a presentation in LaTex?

I have tried with this code: \documentclass[12pt,landscape]{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{verbose,letterpaper} \usepackage{movie15} \begin{document} ...
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Problem with url link-`~` is replaced by %257E

I am adding a url in my document using \url{}. The link, however doesn't lead to where it is suppossed to lead. My code is \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} ...
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Using SyncTeX with Adobe Acrobat Reader

The font rendering quality of Adobe Acrobat Reader is far superior to that of other PDF viewers. It also supports scripting via JavaScript. The debugger for JavaScript can apparently be enabled in ...
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PDFLaTeX Color Space

Background Am using TeX Live 2012, pdflatex, and latexmk to produce the document, on Ubuntu Linux. Problem In the following image, Okular is shown on the left and Adobe Acrobat Reader is shown on ...
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Included PDF gets corrupted after Acrobat’s color conversion

I found a strange error … I’m typesetting a musical score with Sibelius 7. And to add some text and notes I use LaTeX (i.e. xelatex but the error is the same with pdflatex). To get a complete PDF of ...
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H-264 mp4 video plays on an iPhone when embedded in a PDF via Acrobat, but not via media9

Is there a bug in the media9 package that causes H-264 mp4 files to embed properly and play properly on a computer, but not an iPhone? I embedded the exact same mp4 video file in Acrobat X Pro (Mac OS ...
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PDF inverse search in acrobat revisited

I've found this question about impossibility of inverse search with acrobat, but it is from 2012 so I decided to post in case there is some update. Does anybody know if situation has changed in any ...
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Acrobat Reader changes my theme's color

I have a problem visualizing my Beamer presentation with Acrobat Reader 9.5.1 on Ubuntu 12.04. I'm using the PaloAlto theme and when I visualize the presentation in Acrobat on some random frames the ...
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Why does Acrobat not see LaTeX (pdflatex) generated form fields? [closed]

I used the hyperref package and pdflatex to make a nice PDF form. The form works fine in that I can fill out the fields and save the contents. However, I want to make a fancy field that performs a ...
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How can Acrobat features be controlled from within LaTeX?

I needed to install the package xpatch which fixes a glitch in revtex4 regarding cross-referencing. However, now, every time I compile a LaTeX file the produced PDF document has the annoying sideband ...
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Strange PDF issue for Adobe Acrobat on Linux reading a document produced in latex

This is probably a well known bug or error, but I don't really know how to search for it. I have a PDF, which I have created on my computer running os X (10.6) in texshop. There are various figures ...
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Acrobat Pro DC and WinEdt

I recently installed Acrobat Pro DC. Now, everytime I have to manually close my pdf document before I run WinEdt. If my document is open, and I run WinEdt, the file PDFCLoseDoc.edt opens up and ...
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Display colored text in Adobe Acrobat Reader

Hello everybody out there using TeX, Sorry for molesting you with a question involving closed-source software, but Adobe's Acrobat Reader on Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't display colored text within my ...
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Sometimes the resulting PDF doesn't allow copy image [closed]

In case it matters I am using TeXnicCenter with miktex, LaTeX => PDF configuration. If I do the following: \includegraphics[scale=0.08]{figure.png} I get a PDF which looks fine in Adobe ...
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Create a PDF file with embedded fonts with pdflatex to be edited in Adobe Acrobat Pro

I'm trying to generate a PDF file with pdflatex, that can be edited later (during review time) with Acrobat Pro. A minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Beamer + PGF produces “invalid” PDF / crashes acroread

I've got a complex presentation in pdflatex/beamer using lots of TikZ graphics and included images. It works perfectly under linux/evince but not in acroread: some of the graphics do not display and ...
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Internal link with tooltip

How can I combine the acronym package with the pdfcomment package? I want that a tool tip will aprear on hovering to a acronym link. How can I combine that? \documentclass{article} ...
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How to have TeXnicCenter reopen PDF window at same monitor location? [closed]

I use TeXnixCenter as LaTeX editor. To view the resulting PDF, I press CTRL-F5 (build+view), which closes the Acrobat windows with the previous PDF version (if it was open) and then opens the new ...
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Adobe Acrobat misinterprets pdfLaTeX hyperref mailto links as relative paths

The following code works and produces a mailto link within a pdf document. However, when opened with Adobe Acrobat, the link becomes file:///path/to/document/%22mailto:foo@bar.abc%22. ...
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Printing specific Beamer overlay slides with Acrobat

I want to print specific slides from one frame using Acrobat under Microsoft Windows (I don't have a choice here...). Specifically, for instance, I want to print the 6th and and 12th slide of my ...
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Where can one find the documentation for texlipse parameters?

There are parameter placeholders to configure view tools. Those include "%fullfile", "%line", "%texfile". Usage examples are DDE Commands: [DocOpen("%fullfile")][FileOpen("%fullfile")] I want to ...
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Damaged file in acroread when include .pdf graphic with other graphics that are clipped

I came across a weird issue when you include multiple graphics files when one is a non-clipped .pdf and the others are clipped non-pdf. I'm running pdflatex and the resulting pdf is created and can be ...
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media9 and Acrobat

I often have a problem with video playback integrated in Acrobat by MEDIA9. The file can be read on some items and not others. so I ask these questions What is the minimum version of Acrobat Reader ...
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Broken display of 11pt typewriter text in Acrobat Reader [duplicate]

I set some all-caps words in my document as typewriter. Using scrartcl as documentclass, with a default fontsize of 11pt, yields a PDF that looks rather bad in Acrobat Reader. Here is an example: ...
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\sc not printed

I'm using the \sc command as {\sc Tight} but I can't see (on the monitor and when printed) it in acrobat reader but only with okular. Do you know why?
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MikTeX 2.8, WinEdt 5.4, Adobe Acrobat X

I am using MikTeX 2.8, WinEdt 5.4 and Acrobat X, and pdftexify always produces an error, even though the pdf document is actually produced: it opens up a document in WinEdt called "Acrobat ...
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\special commands result in Acrobat being unable to display PDF correctly

I'm currently using TeXworks 0.4.5 with Windows 7 SP1 and MikTeX 2.9 to compile a thesis template that was constructed by a colleague. (If you would like to see the template, click here). This ...
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Why acrobat is telling me the font is CMSSBX10?

Through this site I learned how to extract font information from pdf and found out that it might be mathdesign. But why adobe acrobat pro tells me it is CMSSBX10? I want to use the same font in my ...
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When I open and close the pdf made by latex in acrobat,I cant work anymore on latex

I recently have a problem with my latex , that when I open the pdf produced by latex in acrobat, I can not reproduce it and I have to restart windows, it also give an error that is : \begin{document} ...
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LyX View pdflatex does not display automatically in Acrobat Pro DC

I am running LyX 2.3.1 and Acrobat Pro DC under Windows 8.1 64x. Selecting View PDF[(pdflatex)] opens Acrobat but does not display the file. I know that the file is fine, because I can find it on my ...
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Image/graphics treatment with ps2pdf vs. Acrobat Distiller : can both achieve the same quality?

Hundreds of images are included in my free physics textbook. I use the .dvi -> .ps -> .pdf route and have all the images stored as .eps files. About two thirds contain .jpg files, sometimes .png, ...
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Forms and graphs

I am trying to write a document for my students to practice on quadratic functions. Using a form, the student can enter the coefficients of the quadratic functions and is then given the discriminant ...
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Embedding videos using Beamer and Acrobat Reader

I've been reading a lot of related questions, but they last to use the media9 package. My very specific question is that when using Beamer in Windows to embed a video, Acrobat Reader is unable to ...
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Extended graphics State pgf error in Acrobat

I'm compiling with pdflatex in Ubuntu with TeX Live 2012. When I open the pdf with evince, I have no problem. But when I open the pdf with Acrobat in Windows and I reach a page where there's a ...