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Adding Form Fields with Acrobat XI
Oct 5, 2012
Learn how you can use the form tools in Acrobat XI to add form fields to any document.
Adding Links to an Acrobat Page
Apr 11, 2011
The most significant addition to how we read text in the modern era is the hyperlink. It’s easy to add these links to your own PDF document pages using Acrobat X. Author John Deubert shows how using PDF links can send the users to other pages in the document, view a web page, play a movie, and do any of a wide range of other activities.
Adding Signatures and Security in Adobe Acrobat 9
Nov 5, 2008
In this step-by-step exercise, the Adobe Creative Team shows how to work with digital signatures, certification, and password protection in Acrobat 9 documents.
Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #10: Using PDFMaker in Microsoft Word
Nov 7, 2008
Acrobat 9 works directly with Microsoft Word to make quick PDFs from Word documents. The default settings in the PDFMaker probably will be fine for many conversions, but you may want to customize some of the settings for your specific word processing needs. Donna L. Baker points out useful options for handling bookmarks, links, and other Word specialties.
Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #100: Measuring 3D Objects
Oct 23, 2008
Three-dimensional objects in many documents need measurements (height, width, and so on) to be displayed with the object. Donna L. Baker shows how to use the 3D Measurement Tool in Adobe Acrobat 9 to measure a 3D model and display handy measurement labels.
Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #103: Converting Visio, InDesign, and Illustrator Documents
Oct 30, 2008
Layered graphical documents are great business tools, but exporting them to PDF requires a little caution. Donna L. Baker discusses popular conversion options for Adobe Acrobat 9.
Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #106: Using Data Embedded in a Document
Oct 20, 2008
A number of programs produce PDF files that contain metadata converted from custom information embedded in the source files. Donna L. Baker shows how to view and work with this embedded object data, using Adobe Acrobat 9.
Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #109: Commenting and Measuring on a PDF Map
Oct 28, 2008
Acrobat 9 Pro Extended (Windows) allows you to mark geographic locations, search for a map location, and add measurement markups on maps with embedded georeference data. Donna L. Baker discusses this powerful new feature.
Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #110: Bookmarking Drawings, Maps, or Layers
Oct 27, 2008
Bookmarks are familiar to all of us from their use in browsers. Donna L. Baker explains how to extend the capability of bookmarks by adding them to Adobe Acrobat documents containing special elements such as drawings, maps, or layers.
Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #120: Creating a Digital ID Profile in Acrobat 9
Nov 7, 2008
Like many systems for managing documents and processes, Acrobat uses a digital signature to secure content. Donna L. Baker explains how digital signatures work and discusses the features that Acrobat 9 offers for setting up and using digital IDs.
Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #30: Managing and Distributing a Portfolio
Oct 21, 2008
By combining files in a portfolio PDF, you can keep related documents organized and share them easily. Donna L. Baker points out some useful capabilities for managing portfolios in Adobe Acrobat 9.
Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #56: Selecting and Editing Text in a PDF
Oct 22, 2008
The Select tool in Adobe Acrobat 9 is an intelligent tool for selecting text, images, and tables. Donna L. Baker explains how to use the Select tool to grab bits and pieces you want to combine to create new content.
Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #57: Editing Text and Modifying Attributes
Oct 28, 2008
The TouchUp Text tool in Acrobat 9 is designed for making quick textual and formatting changes in a document. Donna L. Baker walks us through the process of using the TouchUp Text tool.
Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #61: Extracting Active Text from an Image in Acrobat 9
Oct 28, 2008
One cool feature in Acrobat 9 is the ability to convert an image containing text into real text, using optical character recognition (OCR). It isn't perfect, as Donna L. Baker notes, but Acrobat can save you a significant number of keystrokes that you would otherwise spend in retyping content.
Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #63: Creating an Adobe Presenter Publication
Oct 30, 2008
Donna L. Baker points out how to work with Adobe Presenter to make the best use of your PowerPoint presentations.
Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #64: Specifying a Theme for an Adobe Presenter Publication
Oct 29, 2008
The default theme in Adobe Presenter is nice but kind of dull. You can jazz it up by creating your own themes with custom colors that match your logo, your own brand name appearing as the download text, and more. Donna L. Baker explains how.
Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #65: Recording and Using Audio and Video
Oct 21, 2008
Adding audio and video capabilities to your presentation can make it much more interesting for your audience. Donna L. Baker shows how to work with these features in Adobe Acrobat 9.
Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #84: Comparing Documents
Oct 29, 2008
Acrobat 9 can compare two documents to see what changes have been made from one version to another. Donna L. Baker discusses the Compare feature and explains how comparing differs from reviewing.
Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #85: Tracking a Review
Oct 21, 2008
The Tracker feature in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat can help to keep you from going crazy with trying to remember which files you've reviewed, which you've sent to someone else for review, and the current stage of the various files in the process. It sounds much more complicated than it is, as Donna L. Baker shows in this How-To.
Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #91: Simplifying a Visually Complex Form
Oct 22, 2008
Donna L. Baker demonstrates the power of Adobe Acrobat 9 to recognize form fields, a very useful capability when you need to bring forms (intact, if possible) into PDF files.

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