Tag: streamline

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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Slimming PDF bookmarks with JavaScript

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PDF bookmarks are a must for the usability and navigability of longer documents. When these bookmarks are created programmatically, they are based on a template created using a combination of user settings and the content of the source document or web page. Since not all such documents were created with PDF bookmarks in mind, cleaning up the resulting bookmark titles can become an important part of the QA process. In this tip, Karl De Abrew takes some of the pain out of this process.

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The PDF prescription for health care cost control

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Healthcare costs in the US have significantly outpaced inflation for several decades. Leaving aside the political questions of how care is financed or delivered, everyone agrees that controlling administrative costs is essential to bringing healthcare expenditures in-line. To treat this problem, Appligent Document Solutions CEO Duff Johnson has a prescription for the healthcare industry: PDF.

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This week in PDF: Optimization the order of the day

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This week in PDF sees a pair of PDF print-related upgrades, with an updated PDF Library and a PDF compression tool to round out the week.

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Ubiquitous PDF: Painless PDF viewing in Firefox

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If your main browser is the IE alternative that starts with ‘F’ and ends with ‘I-R-E-F-O-X’, you’ll likely be familiar with the disruptions that can result from attempting to view PDF files through this otherwise-fine browser. Guess what? A third-party developer has ridden to the rescue with a Firefox extension that is designed to streamline the process.

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Streamline your PDF review process

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Collaboration is a crucial part of any QA process. This tip from Adobe.com explains how to make the best use of Acrobat’s commenting features and integration with Office to optimize your collaborative workflow.

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ByteServing Your PDF Files

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Ever waited an hour for a PDF to be viewable in your Web browser? ByteServing a file allows the Web Server to send smaller (but complete) chunks of a file.

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