Author: Cari Jansen

Acrobat 6, InDesign CS — Printing to Adobe PDF from OSX

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One of the simplest ways to create a PDF file is by using the Adobe PDF printer that installs with Acrobat. This printer can be used to output files to PDF directly as if printing to a normal PostScript printer. This tip from Cari Jansen illustrates this point, using Adobe InDesign as the source application for the document printed.

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Easy PDF browsing from Internet Explorer

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If you have stacks of PDF reference files stored in multiple directories on your server or workstation, then this tip might useful for you. During a typical installation of Acrobat, you install a feature that allows management of converted web pages from Internet Explorer. It was designed for easy conversion of web-pages to PDFs into selected directories and will only display PDF files. Cari Jansen explains.

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MediaBox, BleedBox and TrimBox info in Adobe Acrobat 6

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When creating PDFs that are PDF/X compliant it is a requirement that the MediaBox, TrimBox and BleedBox are properly defined in the PDF. Acrobat 6’s Crop command is a handy tool to reference the various box sizes, as Cari Jansen explains in this tip.

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