How to setup USB Smart Card Hardware PKCS11 signing on Linux

Q: I need to sign PDF documents with my USB Smart Card. Can I do that using PDF Studio on my Linux system? A: Yes, you can. Starting in PDF Studio 10.1.0, we allow users to sign a document using their USB Smart Card. You can see the setup below as a reference. In this example, we […]

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How to save images from a PDF file to my computer

Q: I want to extract all images in my PDF file. Is there any way that I can do that in PDF Studio? A: We don’t have a function allowing users to extract all the images at one time. We’re planning to this feature in future release. However, we do have a tool to save image files manually. To […]

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OCR a Batch of PDF Documents

Q: How can I OCR a bunch of PDF documents all at once? A: PDF Studio 9 and above comes with a Batch OCR Option that allows you to OCR multiple PDF files at once. This is useful if you need to add text to a large number of documents. To OCR multiple PDFs using the Batch OCR […]

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How to OCR a PDF Document to add Searchable Text

From Existing Document Launch PDF Studio and open the PDF document that you wish to add searchable text to Go to Document ->OCR – Create Searchable PDF from the top menu From the Language drop down select the language you wish to use  Note: The first time using OCR you will need to download the language packs. To do […]

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How to install PDF Studio offline / without internet connection

Q: Is it possible to get a CD installation for PDF Studio. I am working on a computer that does not have internet and unable to download the installer from your website. A: Unfortunately, we do not ship physical CDs for PDF Studio installer. Our installer is only available as an electronic version, downloadable from […]

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Change default email application under Preferences

Q: How can I change the default email application to be a different email application like Thunderbird, Opera, Outlook…? A: If you need to change the default email application used to send emails from PDF Studio: Go to Edit -> Preferences -> Email Select “Use other email application” option Enter the 2 command lines fields to send email with […]

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PDF Studio Keyboard Shortcuts

General Shortcuts Action Windows/Linux Mac New Document Ctrl + N ⌘ + N Open Ctrl + O ⌘ + O Save Ctrl + S ⌘ + S Save as Ctrl + Shift + S ⌘ + Shift + S Close Ctrl + W ⌘ + W Revert/Reload Ctrl + Shift + G ⌘ + Shift […]

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How to Compare PDF Documents with PDF Studio

Q: How can I compare 2 different PDF documents in PDF Studio? A: PDF Studio offers two different options to compare PDF documents: Side by Side Comparison and Overlay Comparison. Side by Side Comparison The Compare Side by Side feature was first released in PDF Studio 7, then improved in PDF Studio 10. This feature allows users […]

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