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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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Internet Publishing & PDF

Gordon Kent, author of ‘Internet Publishing With Acrobat’, talks to Planet PDF about his book, Acrobat 4.0 and publishing on the Web.

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Practical Smart PDF – When they ask: ‘Why PDF?,’ Show Them!

An article co-produced by Max Wyss and Makiko Itoh. Based in Switzerland, this dynamic Acrobat/PDF duo has produced some of the most complex, interactive PDF-based forms we’ve seen. In their opening tag-team contribution, they explain — and show — why they’ve chosen PDF as their ‘tool of choice for a diverse array of solutions.’

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Silently Printing Your PDF

If you have ever had the need to give your end users a ‘Print’ button on the page then read on.

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Transitions Made Easy

Sure, some of us know that you can set a few transition effects to display when a PDF is viewed in full screen. But did you know that there are many more ways that are not nearly as well documented for adding effects? We explore the methods you can use to add permanent transition effects to PDF documents/slide shows.

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Extracting all text from a PDF at once

To extract all text from a PDF you need to understand that Acrobat has three ways in which pages can be viewed: Single, Continuous and Continuous – Facing.

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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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Linking Up with FDF

If you’re Acrobat-savvy enough to realize that ‘FDF’ is not a typographical error, then you know that the ‘Form Data Format’ is a way to transfer data to and from PDF-based forms. But you may not realize some of the other ways you can utilize FDF. That’s OK, because University of Washington research engineer George Johnson knows — and he’s sharing some examples in his Planet PDF article Linking Up with FDF.’

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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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Making Your Palettes Float

Did you know that the Thumbnails, Bookmarks, Annotations, Signatures, Destinations and Article Tabs can be made to float?

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