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Preview should do the job just fine.


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Photos does not appear to be able to open PDF files. But if what you want is to open the PDF in an app that allows you to edit it, there are many. I've tried Skitch (editing costs extra), but there are plenty. This list alone has 10 apps that can open PDF's on iOS : Adobe Reader Foxit Mobile PDF PDF Reader iAnnotate Kindle Google Play Books Mantano ...


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Using filemon from the book "Mac OS X Internals - To The Apple's Core" it appears the only Preview related file that's modified if all I do is open, e.g. a .pdf document in Preview and close it to a different page is the com.apple.Preview.ViewState.plist file located at: /Users/$USER/Library/Containers/com.apple.Preview/Data/Library/Preferences/ The file ...


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Apple's built-in Preview application (free) alone sufficient to make small changes in PDF documents. When you double click on any PDF file, it opens, by default, in Preview. You can use Preview app to merge, split, mark up, annotate, and sign PDF files. Preview is the easiest solution to view, create and edit PDF documents on Mac. With long documents or ...


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By definition, either Acrobat or Adobe Reader would be considered standards for viewing a given PDF. Since your PDF does not display the embedded video in Preview, this would indicate a bug within Preview that needs to be reported to Apple. In addition to decribing how you created the PDF, they'd need a copy of that PDF for testing.


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It sounds like the printer has trouble with edge to edge printing or is confused about the paper size that is installed (possibly indicated by a shifted image). In my experience it is common to have to print edge to edge jobs on a paper size that is larger than the document size and then trim the paper. But, three things to try: Make sure that your paper ...


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You can't. You are printing to a mechanical device that isn't 100% precise, it doesn't pull the sheet through exactly square, it doesn't pull the sheet through consistently the same, it requires a non-printing feeder edge(s), or it's just a low-down crumby printer! The only way you can get this to print exactly as you want is to: a. finesse your original ...


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Download the file, then double click on it and choose Open With. Under this menu, select any app capable of opening PDFs like Adobe Reader and the file will open.


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I've noticed this with images as well. When I open one in Preview, make changes to it, and "force quit" Preview, the changes persist even though I never saved them. I believe this happens because Preview autosaves your work by overwriting the original file. Most user don't notice this because when they close the program normally without saving, it reverts ...


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What I ended up doing was simply break the textbook chapters into individual PDF files. Not the ideal solution, but at least the saving process for highlighting is relatively quick with chapter files.


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The filesystem and metadata can change when preview has write access to the file. The precise why is probably complicated, but you can prevent it by removing write access (chmod a-w test.pdf) and then using preview on the file. Note, the chmod updates the ctime as well. My guess is that metadata fields like kMDItemUsedDates and kMDItemLastUsedDate are the ...


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Does the file display properly in Acrobat/Reader? It is well known that there are crappy and very crappy PDF viewers out there, which can be overwhelmed with a particular PDF. Second check (in Acrobat/Reader using Cmd-D to display the document properties dialog) is whether all fonts are embedded. Also check whether "using local fonts" is deactivated.


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Though Adobe Acrobat (and Adobe Reader) is the official standard tool for displaying PDFs, there are a variety of third-party tools that could have been used to create a given PDF. Though the output from such third-party tools can be passable, the underlying construction of the page layout can vary wildly. Using Adobe Acrobat, it is possible to use [Cmd + ...


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If your books are really PDFs, and there are no security restrictions, you could use Adobe/Acrobat Reader with its commenting tools.


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You don't say how you are trying to sync the PDFs or if you are using Mavericks, so I can't tell if this is helpful or not, but I have been using iBooks to sync PDFs across multiple devices with no problems. Have a look here Sync and save PDFs To add PDFs to your iTunes library on your computer, drag and drop the PDF into your iTunes Book library. If ...


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This bug appears to be fixed in 10.10.3. I can confirm (with Pixie) the rendering is the same in Preview, Skim, and QuickLook, at least with subpixel rendering forced to 2.


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File > Export... can save any Preview-compatible file in any other Preview-compatible file format. Save your PDF as a picture file, such as JPEG or PNG, and then open that file and crop it until it's just the image you want.


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I am not aware of any PDF viewer which can have the same document open in two windows. A workaround would be to use Acrobat for the main work, and Preview for "reference", accepting that Preview may not have write rights for the document.



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