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Adding Video to PDF with Adobe Acrobat

This tutorial is for adding a video (.mov file) into a PDF document being created in Adobe Acrobat XI (CC version). The video will appear on its own page.

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Learning Center – Introduction to Acrobat JavaScript

Acrobat JavaScript is a programming language contained inside Acrobat that allows developers to write scripts to automate dull and time consuming tasks. If you’re looking to streamline your PDF workflow, Acrobat JavaScript is a crucial piece in the puzzle. Dave Wraight and Chris Dahl explain.

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Example Acrobat JavaScripts

OK, so you know what Acrobat JavaScript is, where you can use it and how to debug it. In this article we’re going to jump right into the deep-end with some useful examples of using Acrobat JavaScript.

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What is Acrobat JavaScript?

Acrobat JavaScript is a programming language that is contained inside Acrobat Standard and Acrobat Professional. Its sole purpose in life is to allow the developer to write scripts (programming code) that automates tasks that would otherwise be time consuming and mind numbing…

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Where Should I use Acrobat JavaScript?

As alluded to in the previous article ‘What is Acrobat JavaScript?’ it turns out Acrobat JavaScript (AcroJS) can be used in many places inside both the PDF document and through Acrobat the application.

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Working with Events in Acrobat JavaScript

There are various events made available to people writing Acrobat JavaScript to associate their code with. Without actually associating the JavaScript code you write with one of these available events in Acrobat, then it’s not going to execute.

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Debugging Acrobat JavaScript

You’d be hard pressed to find someone who has developed with Acrobat JavaScript and hasn’t had a problem that has stumped them (of which can sometimes end up with the developer kicking themselves when they discover it’s such a simple problem). When this happens, it usually results in the person writing the JavaScript to play around with their code, or ask a fellow JavaScript developer on one of the PDF related user forums.

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Knowing What to Look For

Figuring out what to check for during preflight is not easy; isn’t there someone out there who has done this before and can tell me what to do?

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Preflighting PDF…Who, Where and How

You’re ready to start preflighting PDF files? How you preflight and where in your workflow you do it might make all the difference!

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I Have Problems

We all have… The important thing is to know where to get information to solve the problems you find during preflight and how to prevent them in the future.

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