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Custom stamps in Acrobat

February 06, 2007


While Acrobat comes pre-loaded with a selection of stamps, including 'Approved', 'Declined' and 'Accepted', users can also create custom stamps of such things as company logos for use on their PDF documents. Complex or graphically rich stamps can be created or prepared in imaging applications before being added to Acrobat's selection. This tip explains how to create a custom stamp using an existing file.

Using Adobe Acrobat:

  • Choose Tools > Commenting > Stamp Tool > Create Custom Stamp...

The Create Custom Stamp dialog.


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