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Ubiquitous PDF: Out-of-print craft books available as PDFs

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PDF ebooks offer a convenient and inexpensive way for publishers to make out-of-print titles available to interested readers. In that vein, Martingdale & Company has recently now sells a range of out-of-print craft books as PDF-based ebooks.

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Ubiquitous PDF: Geek out, retro style…

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Before grown-up gamers were busting moves as Lara Croft or shooting extraterrestrial baddies as Gordon Freeman, there was a more innocent time in gaming. A time when kids twiddled their collective thumbs to control a rambunctious plumber to the strains of looping MIDI masterpieces. That’s right, we’re talking about the salad days when Nintendo still towered over the console market as the Coca-Cola to Sega’s Pepsi. It was a fateful day in 1988 when the first issue of ‘Nintendo Power‘ was released, and an enterprising webmaster has scanned the entire publication and made it available as a free download, complete with reviews, game guides and cheesy 80s ads.

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Highlighting important PDF elements

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When you are reading through a document for research in the hard copy world, you will generally make a copy that you can annotate, to highlight important passages and make your own comments in the margins. Luckily, it’s a cinch to translate this into a PDF-driven electronic workflow. This PDF tip explains.

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Adobe Acrobat Accessibility Shortcuts

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Keyboard shorcuts can save a lot of time and effort for those who know how to use them. For people who are blind or have visual disabilities, using a mouse can be inconvenient at best, so shortcuts are essential. This PDF tip offers some crucial keyboard shortcuts for Acrobat’s Read Out Loud feature.

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