How to show PDF Studio menu in the Ubuntu Unity Global Menu?

Q: Does PDF Studio support the top-level menu, called the Unity Global Menu, of Ubuntu? A:  Yes, it can but you will need to install Jayatana which will automatically put the menu at the top for PDF Studio To install Jayatana, open a Linux terminal and type in the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danjaredg/jayatana sudo […]

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Checking if Your PDF Document is Redacted Correctly

Q: How do I make sure that my document was correctly redacted in PDF Studio? A: You can check if your document was redacted correctly in PDF Studio by using the Text Selection, Text Search, and Content Editor tool to see if you can select any of the content that you were trying to redact.  Using […]

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How to Properly Redact a PDF on Windows, Mac or Linux

Q: How do I properly redact PDF Documents in PDF Studio? A: You can securely redact PDF Documents in PDF Studio by following the directions below. It’s important that you complete all the steps listed below in order to ensure your document is properly redacted. Redacting a PDF using the Redaction Tool Open the document that […]

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Adding Hyperlinks to PDF documents in PDF Studio

Q: How can I add a hyperlink to my PDF document to open either a web page or local file on the computer? A: You can easily add a hyperlink to a webpage or file by using the Link tool in PDF Studio. To do so follow the directions listed below.  Adding a Hyperlink to […]

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How to export PDF markups and annotations into Excel spreadsheet

Q: How can I export the comments / annotations added to a PDF document into an excel spreadsheet? For example, I want to export all of the measurement annotations so that I can sort them in excel.  A: PDF Studio (version 9 and higher) has the ability to export comments into multiple formats including XML […]

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Add PDF Studio to applications menu on XFCE4 desktop – Debian 7

Q: How can PDF Studio be added to the applications menu on the XFCE4 desktop that is provided with Debian 7 (Wheezy)? A: You can do so by adding a PDFStudio.desktop file to the applications folder using the instructions below. Open the terminal Go to your ~/.local/share/applications folder Using GEdit (or something similar) create a text file named […]

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Add PDF Studio to ‘open with’ & application list on Linux

Q: How can PDF Studio be added to the Nautilus ‘open with’ list on Linux ? A: Create a .desktop file (for example: PDFStudio2018.desktop) in /usr/share/applications (as root) with the following contents. Make sure to set the directory for the “Exec” and “Icon” lines point to the correct installation directory. #!/usr/bin/env xdg-open [Desktop Entry] MimeType=application/pdf;application/x-gzpdf;application/x-bzpdf;application/x-xzpdf;application/x-ext-pdf; Type=Application […]

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Creating Optimizer Profiles

PDF Studio 10 and above is capable of optimizing PDF documents. To make the process easier PDF Studio allows you to create Optimizer Profiles which allow you to save your settings to use later. PDF Studio comes with 3 default profiles that you can use or you can create your own from either a blank […]

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