Tag: collaboration

Reducing PDF File Size (Optimizing PDFs)

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PDF is a powerful technology that can produce large, unwieldy files. Ideally, each PDF should be optimized for its intended purpose, audience and delivery method. This article talks about optimization and shows how to slim down over-sized PDF files using Acrobat.

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Sony’s E Ink-Based Digital Paper to See US Release

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The May US release of Sony’s Digital Paper has been announced by World Software Corporation, the US distributors of the PDF reading and editing devices. Digital Paper features not one but two touch screens, allowing input from stylus, finger or a combination of these.

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The limitations of Acrobat 9 Pro for document collaboration

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PDF-based document collaboration can be a great boon to many workflows, saving time and money. When things go wrong, though, it can cause a lot of headaches. With that in mind, it’s important to get the set-up right from the start. In this in-depth article, Rosebud PLM’s John Mohan outlines key limitations of Acrobat 9’s built-in document collaboration options.

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This week in PDF: Online PDF-to-Word service launched

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This week in PDF has seen the release of a free PDF-to-Word conversion service, the announcement of a PDF-based marking tool, the granting of a patent for a PDF collaboration solution, another release from Adobe, and a recap on a free Web-to-PDF service.

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This week in PDF: PDF-based student assessment tool announced

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This week in PDF has seen the announcement of a PDF-based marking tool and the granting of a patent for a PDF collaboration solution.

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Markup PDF pages with drawings

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Using Acrobat, PDF has been established as a popular and user-friendly medium for collaborative workflows. Not only can you add sticky notes or highlight text, you can even draw polygonal or freehand annotations. This tip explains how.

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Including Reader users in email reviews

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Perhaps the best things about PDF is its portability. This portability makes it an ideal document interchange format, and allows users to establish streamlined, intuitive review processes. With Acrobat 7 Professional, it’s even possible to bring users of the free Adobe Reader into the loop to make comments or corrections directly to the PDF file. This PDF tip explains how.

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Adobe Reader 7.0 available for download

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Adobe Systems has posted the official release of its free
Adobe Reader 7.0 software, offering enhanced features and
capabilities.

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Using Acrobat 6 and PDF for Document Reviews

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Chapter 10 — titled ‘Review PDF Documents’ — is an excerpt
from the book ‘How to Do Everything with Adobe Acrobat 6.0’
by Doug Sahlin and McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media. It includes
illustrated techniques on how to use the Comments tab, Note
tool and the File Attachment tool, and how to add Comments
and Audio Comments.

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Five Across Introduces Document Workflow Software

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Five Across, Inc. has announced the immediate availability of InterComm, a workgroup collaboration application designed to streamline document workflow for distributed workgroups. InterComm offers centralized file management and an integrated instant messaging interface.

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