The free Acumen Journal presents two monthly articles, one — ‘The Acrobat User‘ — featuring advanced uses of Adobe Acrobat, and the second — ‘PostScript Tech‘ — covering some aspect of PostScript programming.
For March, the technical features by John Deubert of Acumen Training are:
- The Acrobat User: ‘Acrobat 6 Preflighting, Part 2’
Last issue, Deubert showed how to use the Acrobat 6 Preflight feature. This month, he explains how to tailor this feature to our specific needs by creating a preflight profile.
- PostScript Tech: ‘CID-Keyed Fonts: a Primer’
In modern PostScript, multi-byte fonts are implemented as something called CID-keyed fonts. This month, Deubert looks at CIDFont resources, CMaps, and the other components that go into using a CID-keyed font.
The free Acumen Journal for March 2004 [PDF: 1 MB] can be downloaded from Planet PDF, as well as from the Acumen Training Web site.
The issue also includes the schedules and dates for Acumen’s forthcoming Acrobat, PostScript and other related classes; he recently launched a new, four-day ‘PDF File Content and Structure‘ course.