Tag: acrobat

How will Acrobat’s new sandbox play with my workflow?

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Following the addition of sandbox technology to Adobe’s flagship product, people (including we at Planet PDF) have been keen to nail down the practical implications of the move. Sure, it makes PDF viewing safer, but how will it affect my elegant PDF document workflow? In this article, Dan Shea takes a look at some of the finer points of ‘Protected View’, Acrobat’s new bodyguard.

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Best Acrobat keyboard shortcuts — a handy list

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Acrobat is a powerful program with a lot of features. Unfortunately, this can mean that it can also take a little while to find the features that you want via the classic mouse-based approach. To help users get the most out of Acrobat, PDFforLawyers.com’s Ernest Svenson has made a list of his favorite keyboard shortcuts — downloadable as a PDF, of course.

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Shortcut for fast PDF page navigation

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Of all the shortcuts you need to know, being able to quickly jump to a particular page in a PDF is most important. Let’s say you have a 43 page PDF and you’re reviewing it with someone by phone. They ask you to jump to page 30, and you’re on page 1. How quickly can you jump to page 30?

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Acrobat X product family released

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Adobe has launched the Adobe Acrobat X software family, which includes: Acrobat X, Reader X, the Acrobat X Suite and new document exchange services at Acrobat.com.

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Acrobat X is out in the wild, but you might not recognize it

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Hot off the production line, Acrobat X has just been released with a handful of new features and a slick new look. Planet PDF’s Rowan Hanna takes a closer look at the changes and speculates about whether Adobe has gone far enough with its redesign.

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Recover PDF Password for Mac and Windows

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Recover PDF Password is a system utility from Eltima that allows users to recover lost or forgotten password of protected PDF documents. Recover PDF Password is available for Mac and Windows platform.

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Debenu acquires ARTS PDF, announces free upgrades to Acrobat X for plug-ins

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Debenu has acquired ARTS PDF and its range of Acrobat plug-ins and PDF solutions. In addition, it announced today that all owners of its existing plug-ins will receive free upgrades to Acrobat X compatible versions.

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Adobe acknowledges another critical PDF vulnerability

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Adobe Systems acknowledges another critical vulnerability in Flash Player, Reader and Acrobat products which exposes its users to malicious attacks from hackers with an intention to steal sensitive data. Adobe is expected to issue an update by 15th November to close this vulnerability.

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Adobe begins staggered release of Acrobat X

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Adobe has begun staggered release of Acrobat X, with the first products available October 18. The upgraded family of products promise improved security with sandboxing, user collaboration, and a more integrated PDF experience.

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This Week in PDF: Adobe releases updates as rumours of Microsoft buyout quashed

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This week in PDF has seen Adobe in the news. A rumor of acquisition by Microsoft spread to Wall Street but was rapidly quashed, and it’s business as usual: with Adobe MAX 2010 just around the corner, new updates to Adobe Reader and Acrobat were released with more to come.

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