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Beautifully illustrates the variety of uses for PDF in digital communications as it provides students with visual interest and inspiration for their own design projects.
Provides students with the complete graphic and interactive experience of the projects discussed in the book.
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Did you know that you could use Adobe Acrobat to create slideshows and presentations? Many people don't realize that Acrobat PDF files can be used for more than just sharing cross-platform, visually accurate copies of their documents with colleagues and customers. This gorgeous, full-color book--384 pages in length--uses case studies to demonstrate Adobe Acrobat's myriad uses as a sophisticated, multi-purpose,interactive tool.
You can also use Acrobat to embed sounds, actions, and interactivity in PDFs--this book shows you how. This full-featured guide also offers instruction on how to set up a digital signature for yourself and add security features to PDFs so you can sign contracts and other legal documents and share them safely and digitally.
In addition, the book covers some of the more commonly known features of the full version of Adobe Acrobat 5--using the comments tools, making eBooks, searching PDFs for keywords, setting opening preferences for your readers, and designing interactive forms. And, of course, it shows you the various ways you can make PDFs from other leading applications.
As an added bonus, the print book comes with a companion CD-ROM that demonstrates how to use Acrobat to create movies, interactive crossword puzzles, maps, and more. You'll be surprised at all you can do with Acrobat by the time you're done reading this must-have reference!
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About This Book. What's New in Acrobat 5. Acrobat Components and Work Flow. Adobe Acrobat Work Area. Acrobat Reader Viewing Area.
Creating PDFs. Managing File Size. Alternative PDF Conversion Tools.
Designing User Interface and Navigation for PDF. Controlling the Initial View of Your Document. Using Bookmarks. Using Thumbnails. Making Destinations for Acrobat. Defining and Reading Articles. Traveling through Maps. eBook Navigation.
Introduction to Forms. Creating a Basic Fill-in Form. Naming Form Fields. Enhancing Forms. Saving and Signing Forms with Acrobat Approval. Form Guru. PDF Crossword Puzzles.
Evaluating Acrobat's Comment Tools. Adding Comments for Review Cycles. Setting Up an Online Collaboration. Collaborating Online.
Batch Processing. Editing Text. Editing Graphics. Moving and Copying Pages. Creating Tagged PDF.
Restricting Viewing and Editing with Security. Using Find and Search Commands.
About Multimedia Capabilities. Integrating Movies. Making Movies. Adding Audio. Making Sounds. How to Read a Film.
Creating Dynamic Presentations with Adobe Acrobat. Full Screen Mode. Transition Magic.
Creating eBooks for the Acrobat eBooks Reader. Using Acrobat eBook Reader. Translating Classics from Paper to Screen. LiveReads: Integrating Form and Content. ComicsOne.