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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Updating PDF Studio

Q: I noticed there is a new version of PDF Studio. I am currently running the version X.x.x. Should I uninstall the older version before I install the new version?  Or is it OK to just install the new one over the old one? A: This will depend on whether or not you would like […]

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Create PDF Studio Shortcut on Ubuntu/Linux

Q: I installed PDF Studio on my Ubuntu/Linux machine and there was no shortcut created. How do I create a shortcut? A: When installing PDF Studio on a Linux machine, depending on the version of Linux and what type of distribution that you have the shortcut may not always be created. You can create a […]

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Printing Error Message on Debian GNU/Linux 7

Q: I am getting an “Error Printing Document” error message when trying to print a PDF from PDF studio on Debian GNU/Linux 7. How can I resolve the problem?                    A: In order to print a PDF on Debian GNU/Linux 7 you will need to ensure that […]

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Opening a PDF document in PDF Studio running instance in Linux

Q: When PDF Studio is already running, is it possible to open a document in a new frame within the same instance of PDF studio? I am trying to open a document using command line on Linux and it seems to open a new instance of PDF Studio application each time. A:   PDF Studio 12 and above: This […]

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Ubuntu Software Center: Where is my license key?

If you purchased PDF Studio through the Ubuntu Software Center, you will receive a license key to activate PDF Studio from Ubuntu. Once PDF Studio is activated, it will run in full mode, not in demo mode, and will not add watermarks to documents. Note: The license keys provided by the Ubuntu Software Center are currently for […]

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Linux 32 bit or 64 bit

Q: How can I tell if I am running 32 bit Linux or 64 bit? A: Open a shell window and enter the command: uname -m The console output will indicate whether you are running Linux 64 bit or Linux 32 bit:    Hardware Name   Linux  x_86_64  64 bit  i686  32 bit

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Linux Java Print Paper Size Bug

Q: When I try to print from PDF Studio, it doesn’t print to the correct paper size. For example, when I change to A4 (ISO/DIN & JIS) in the PDF Studio print dialog, it seems as though it worked but it only prints on a small portion of the paper. A: PDF Studio is developed in Java […]

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