Tag: usability

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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Creating a bookmark tree in Acrobat 7

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One of the best things about reading documents is convenience. In particular, a bookmark tree is an excellent addition that provides both a navigational aid and a convenient document overview. This tip explains how to create and modify a bookmark tree.

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Introduction to PDF security

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The application of security on documents has always been a delicate balancing act between ease-of-use and adequate protection for the document’s contents. Too little, and you risk the exposure of sensitive information; too much, and you can impede the authorized use of the document. Dan Shea’s latest article attempts to take some of the pain out of devising document security strategies.

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Hans Hartman chats with Planet PDF

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Seybold Seminars Amsterdam Conference Chair shares his thoughts on PDF, conferences, and the future.

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ABBYY announces PDF Transformer for PDF conversion

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ABBYY USA has announced PDF Transformer, its comprehensive solution for converting PDF files into editable file formats.

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PDF Master: Stephan Jaeggi talks with Planet PDF

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Renowned Swiss PDF guru Stephan Jaeggi takes some time out to talk PDF and prepress.

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Adobe acquires Q-Link Technologies

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Adobe Systems has announced its acquisition of Q-Link Technologies, whose Java-based workflow technology will be integrated with Adobe’s Intelligent Document Platform technologies.

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Acrobat and PDF Conference a Great Success

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Planet PDF Associate Editor Dan Shea offers a synopsis of the Acrobat and PDF
Conference, hosted by AGI, recently in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

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Live from Seybold Amsterdam 2004 PDF Conference

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Planet PDF’s Dan Shea offers newsbits from the Seybold Seminars 2004 PDF Conference in The Netherlands.

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Tags or Scripts for Accessible Forms?

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Forms pose special challenges for PDF files. Early in 2003, I asked Bryan Guignard for his view on this complex and thorny subject.

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