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This week in PDF: Office-to-PDF widget released

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This week in PDF, Microsoft launches its PDF export widget, Adobe introduces a new document security solution and the PDF/A Competence Center welcomes its first official member in the US.

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Letter to the editor: Acrobat 8 the weakest upgrade in years

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Not everyone is impressed by Adobe’s latest Acrobat offering. In this letter to the editor, well-known electronic publishing consultant, analyst and author Thad McIlroy claims that, despite his enduring love for Acrobat, version 8 is the weakest upgrade in years.

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Ubiquitous PDF: The Boys to Beat Brazil

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Looking to add a little spice to the soccer World Cup this year? English-born, Australian-based author Charlie Lawrence has written an eBook novel that combines the themes of soccer, human cloning, ethical dilemmas and patriotism. From June 9, he’ll be posting a new chapter for free download every weekday, concluding with the final episode on July 6.

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Mad Web Skills with PDF — Create a PDF from Internet Explorer

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If you are about to go offline for a while but just have to finish that online article, why not capture it to PDF? You can then either print it or view it on your handheld device. Nifty, eh? PDFforLawyers.com’s Dave Fishel explains how in this piece on creating PDFs from Internet Explorer.

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The Keys to Your Cottage: an overview of PDF document security

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Ever wondered what all the fuss was about with document security? This article by Vitrium Systems President and CTO Narayan Sainaney explains the basic principles behind encryption, key length and certificate security, exploring the relative merits of each.

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Texthhelp ships new literacy support software

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Assistive software publisher Texthelp Systems, Inc., announced that it is shipping Read&Write 7.1E Gold, a literacy productivity tool that helps struggling students in grades 3 and up to access curriculum content on a computer and complete reading, writing and research assignments independently.

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Using the ‘How To…’ panel in Acrobat

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One of the welcome features in Acrobat for PDF newbies is the intuitive ‘How To…’ panel that occupies its right-hand side of the Acrobat window. One of the best things about this panel is that it’s now possible to view instructions without interfering with the manipulation of your document. In other words, you can put the instructions in the panel to use right away. Here are a few quick tips on making the most of the ‘How To…’ panel.

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I Have Problems

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We all have… The important thing is to know where to get information to solve the problems you find during preflight and how to prevent them in the future.

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Knowing What to Look For

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Figuring out what to check for during preflight is not easy; isn’t there someone out there who has done this before and can tell me what to do?

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Adding JavaScript References to the Acrobat Pro 6 Help Menu

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With the release of Acrobat Professional 6, the JavaScript Reference (known formerly as the JavaScript Object Specification) disappeared from its home on the Help menu. In this article, Doug Alford explains how to add it and other documents to Acrobat’s Help menu.

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