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‘PDF for Graphic Arts: Who Benefits?’

The Answer? Bob Greene of Lantana Software has it, and is sharing it in an article that highlights a number of the advantages and benefits, as he sees it, of Acrobat/PDF for people working in various publishing- and/or printing-oriented endeavors.

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Adobe Acrobat’s Display Qualities””

Shlomo Perets inspects Adobe Acrobat’s capabilities specific to on-screen reading, offers explanations and illustrations of several commonly cited shortcomings and poses questions about possible improvements in future versions.

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Pondering Acrobat’s Future

Kas Thomas reflects on where he thinks Acrobat and PDF are headed, and on where they fit in the greater communications technology picture. Agree or disagree? Post your thoughts on the future of PDF in the Planet PDF Forum!

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Using PDFs on Corporate CD-ROMs

C. Scott Miller shares his thoughts and experiences on an expanding demand for cross-media documentation that is driving new interest in PDF, part of his recent PDF Day presentation. It includes an overview of a fundraising project, combining multimedia with PDF documentation on a CD-ROM, that his company helped produce for Wells Fargo Bank.

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Listen to Your PDFs

Bryan Guignard isn’t yet talking to his PDF files, but he’s spent a good deal of time listening to them lately. He’s impressed with the Text-to-Speech technology, as he explains in his article, and sees opportunities beyond just an accessibility solution.

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PDF – Is the Standard in Need of a Standard?

According to The Pfeiffer Report, a single PDF standard is no longer viable, given the range of diverse applications for which the technology is suited. It’s time ‘for each market segment to push the implementation or version which makes sense,’ resulting in several solution-specific standards, the report concludes.

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Rearranging your Objects

Using the new ‘Touch Up Object’ tool you can move and even copy existing pictures in your documents.

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Free PDF Workflow Brochures

All four of Stephan Jaeggi’s popular PDF Workflow whitepapers are available as free downloads on Planet PDF. Topics include: An introduction to PDF technology; Economic and organizational aspects of PDF; The creation of PDF documents; and, Processing and outputting PDF files.

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Finding your menubar and toolbar

Ever setup a presentation with PDF to not display the Toolbars and Menu Bar, only to find you then need them back?

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Skipping edit message warning dialogs

You may have noticed that often you have to click OK to make simple changes, such as moving bookmarks around. If you are doing it regularly it can get pretty frustrating. Don’t fret, here’s how to stop it occurring in the future.

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