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All about compression in Distiller

So what is compression and which settings are the best? In this special, in-depth column, Aandi looks at what the compression types and settings in Acrobat Distiller mean, and what settings suit particular sorts of images.

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Moving live business process to the Web

Tony McKinley looks at how businesses cope with the running their business at Internet speed. Adobe Acrobat provides the architecture of a multiple enterprise software environments WITHIN the document. Electronic Document Management Systems, Search-ability of PDF Content, and Collaboration.

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Acrobat Reader dysfunctionality

Perhaps the most obvious limitation is Reader’s inability to save modifications to a PDF file. Rest assured, this is the way it’s supposed to be. Bryan Guignard explains what situations are appropriate for Reader, and when you’ll need the full product.

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Saving PDFs from the Web

Are you an Acrobat Reader user who laments not being able to save the interesting PDFs you find on the web? Well, stop your sadness with this tip.

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How to populate a PDF file’s form with data from a web server

Gordon Kent explores PDF forms, with working examples and step-by-step descriptions of how to populate a PDF file’s form fields with data processed by a webserver. One example uses Microsoft’s Active Server Pages (ASP) to populate a PDF form, and the other uses the ActiveX version of the FDF toolkit to populate a PDF form with data submitted from an HTML form.

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Processing Acrobat Form Data: As Easy As HTML

Getting started with using Acrobat Forms. Gordon Kent explores how you go about setting up PDF forms on your web site: easy ways to get data from your online Acrobat forms into a web-served database, resent as email or other common applications.

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The PostScript Thinker

Planet PDF talks to Glenn Reid, among other things, expert in PostScript. Glenn has written and published two books with Addison-Wesley on the PostScript Language – one is Adobe’s ‘Green Book’. Glenn disusses the development of PostScript and its relationship to PDF.

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Getting text out of your PDF

Aandi talks about getting text out of your PDF and into other applications — why it does and doesn’t work, and what you can do with the new Acrobat.

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