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Converting an Image File to PDF

In addition to using the Acrobat Distiller software, Acrobat can convert many file formats to PDF. In this tip, Author Ted Pavoda teaches you to use the Convert PDF From File command to convert image formatted files.

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Multipage Test Article

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Opening and Navigating a PDF Document

Acrobat provides many means for page navigation and viewing. In this tip, author Ted Padova teaches you to set a zoom level and scroll through pages with tools located in the Toolbar Well and in the Status Bar.

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ARTS PDF Stamper release targets Mac users

ARTS PDF has released a Mac version of its ARTS PDF Stamper 3.0 software. The Acrobat plug-in is now available for use with both Classic and OS X platforms, giving users access to a suite of stamping functions.

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Converting a PostScript File to PDF

One way to convert to PDF is to first print a PostScript file to disk, and then convert the PostScript file to PDF with Acrobat Distiller. In this tip, author Ted Padova describes how to use the Acrobat Distiller software to convert a PostScript file to PDF.

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REVIEW: ‘Getting Professional Results From Your PDFs’

What would the IT industry be without user documentation and tech books? Dave Wraight takes a look at one such text: Carl Young’s latest book, ‘Adobe Acrobat 6.0: Getting Professional Results From Your PDFs’.

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PDF Makes Strong Showing Down Under at Open Publish

PDF played a part in a number of sessions that were officially outside the PDF track this year. The conference, staged in Sydney’s CBD, has evolved from a strong XML and SGML base, which makes the increased prominence of PDF an encouraging sign for Adobe, whose focus in recent years has been on the integration of XML and PDF.

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Softproofing with Acrobat 6 Professional’s Preflight Tools

Part two of two in John Clifford’s ‘PDF and Soft Proofing’ series. Acrobat 6 Professional has a number of preflight tools that come in very handy during the softproofing phase of your print workflow. John Clifford outlines how to take advantage of these tools during the softproofing phase.

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Reusing Table Information

Although tables are not generally considered to be exciting, they are a necessary part of business. Until now, it’s been difficult to deal with tables in PDFs, but Acrobat’s new Select Table tool is a real timesaver. Author Donna Baker explains how to take advantage of this feature.

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Modifying Text Attributes

If you’ve ever wanted to tweak the appearance of text in your PDF documents, then this tip is for you. It’s now possible to modify attributes such as font and size of text with Acrobat 6. In fact, it even works on both existing and inserted text! Author Donna Baker explains how.

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