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Cari Jansen

Trainer and Consultant

Cari Jansen is an Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI) and Qualified Trainer (Certified Assessment & Workplace Trainer), who provides quality software consulting, support and training in a number of Adobe applications, including Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat as well as general prepress skills and business workflows and analysis and InDesign JavaScripting services.

Starting her career as compositor, reproduction photographer and neg.prep-specialist, she first became familiar with Adobe software during the change over to digital desktop publishing systems in the late 1980s. She completed studies in conventional prepress technologies (compositing, reproduction photography etc) as well as prepress and print management (order management, marketing, product planning) and has a strong print publishing background. She completed her BSc, majoring in Communication and Information Technology and completed a minor in Records Management in 2004.

Prior to migrating to Australia in 1995, she worked as prepress manager for a modern graphic design / printing firm in the Netherlands. She has since worked as a software consultant and trainer and has a strong affinity with graphics software, in particular with Adobe applications.

Besides running her own business she develops and delivers training courses for a number of Perth based training centers and information technology organizations in Perth, Western Australia and has developed a good working relationship within the Western Australian Graphics/Printing community.

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One of the simplest ways to create a PDF file is by using the Adobe PDF printer that installs with Acrobat. This printer can be used to output files to PDF directly as if printing to a normal PostScript printer. This tip from Cari Jansen illustrates this point, using Adobe InDesign as the source application for the document printed.

Creative & Print   March 28, 2005

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If you have stacks of PDF reference files stored in multiple directories on your server or workstation, then this tip might useful for you. During a typical installation of Acrobat, you install a feature that allows management of converted web pages from Internet Explorer. It was designed for easy conversion of web-pages to PDFs into selected directories and will only display PDF files. Cari Jansen explains.

Enterprise & Government   February 02, 2005

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When creating PDFs that are PDF/X compliant it is a requirement that the MediaBox, TrimBox and BleedBox are properly defined in the PDF. Acrobat 6's Crop command is a handy tool to reference the various box sizes, as Cari Jansen explains in this tip.

Creative & Print   January 26, 2005

Faster search and retrieval in Acrobat

If you are used to searching long PDF documents and folders full of PDFs, then you will probably have spent a lot of time waiting. This tip from Cari Jansen explains how to dramatically improve the efficiency of your Acrobat searches.

Enterprise & Government   January 19, 2005
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