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Creating Interactive 3D PDFs with Acrobat 3D and the Right Hemisphere PDF Publishing Module

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  1. Repeat Steps 37 -- 40 above to create Step 2 and 3 by filling in the Name and Description fields and assigning Step 2 -- Sequence to Step 2, and Step 3 -- Sequence to Step 3. When completed you should have a total of three Steps.

Steps UI: 3 steps.

  1. Click on each Step to view the stepped procedure.
  2. Click on Step 1, and Click > File > Save As > Select > RH Binary Format (.rh) > Click > Settings > Change > File Version > 4.0 > Click > OK and save the .rh file to disk.
  3. Click > File > Save As > Select > Adobe Portable Document 3D (.pdf)) > Click > Settings.

Select steps Template.

  1. Select > RH Steps Template and > Click > OK and save the .PDF file to disk.

Congratulations... Adobe Acrobat 3D or Acrobat Reader 7.07 should launch and display the fully interactive 3D stepped procedure in PDF.

Final PDF in Acrobat.

For the second tutorial in this series, we will show you how to publish Product Manufacturing Information (PMI) data from your 3D CAD Model into PDF using Acrobat 3D and the Right Hemisphere PMI Module and PDF Publishing Module. Please look for that next month on Planet PDF.

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