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Chris Dahl

Business Development, Pin Payments

Chris Dahl

Chris is a Business Development Manager at Southern Payment Systems, and has been involved with PDF since 2001 when he started designing and supporting Acrobat plug-ins with ARTS PDF (now Debenu). Following this he was running ARTS PDF Global Services, providing custom PDF software development services. In 2005 he played a major role in the launch of Nitro PDF Professional, and in 2007 became Chief Technology Officer, overseeing all product development and technical support.

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Making booklets with Adobe Reader

Have you ever wanted to make a booklet from a PDF document? Until the Acrobat 7 family was released, the only way to accomplish this was with 3rd party tools, but Adobe Reader 7 can now accomplish this out of the box. Chris Dahl explains how in this tip.

Enterprise & Government   February 23, 2005

Accessing the Acrobat Doc Object in LiveCycle Designer

So you've decided to move your Acrobat forms over to an Adobe LiveCycle Designer workflow. What happens to all of the JavaScript code you have written in the past to enhance your PDFs? Here's a tip from Chris Dahl that takes the pain out of this transition.

Developer   February 15, 2005

Finding user screen resolution with JavaScript

PDF's cross-platform nature makes it very portable, but it also means that there are many different kinds of users and setup configurations. This JavaScript tip explains how to find the user's screen resolution, which can then be used to perform operations such as setting the PDF's initial zoom settings.

Developer   January 12, 2005

What's New with Adobe LiveCycle Designer 7.0

The June 2004 release of Adobe Designer 6.0 finally provided an intuitive way by which to design PDF forms. With the release of Acrobat 7.0 just around the corner, Chris Dahl takes a sneak peek at what's going into Adobe's new form design product.

Enterprise & Government   November 24, 2004

Example Acrobat JavaScripts

OK, so you know what Acrobat JavaScript is, where you can use it and how to debug it. In this article we're going to jump right into the deep-end with some useful examples of using Acrobat JavaScript.

Developer   November 04, 2004

Working with Events in Acrobat JavaScript

There are various events made available to people writing Acrobat JavaScript to associate their code with. Without actually associating the JavaScript code you write with one of these available events in Acrobat, then it's not going to execute.

Developer   October 28, 2004

Debugging Acrobat JavaScript

You'd be hard pressed to find someone who has developed with Acrobat JavaScript and hasn't had a problem that has stumped them (of which can sometimes end up with the developer kicking themselves when they discover it's such a simple problem). When this happens, it usually results in the person writing the JavaScript to play around with their code, or ask a fellow JavaScript developer on one of the PDF related user forums.

Developer   October 28, 2004

PDF Collaboration With SOAP

SOAP was introduced to the world of Acrobat with the release of Acrobat 6. In this article, ARTS PDF Solutions CTO Chris Dahl explains how to set up an online collaboration system using SOAP.

Developer   May 03, 2004

Demo of Online Collaboration using SOAP

For instructions on how to get up and running.

Developer   May 02, 2004

Using the JavaScript Disclosed Document Property

With the introduction of Acrobat 6.0 comes the new 'disclosed' PDF document property, and its value determines whether a PDF can be accessed by JavaScript from within other PDF documents. Our latest sheds some light on this subject.

Developer   November 14, 2003
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