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Archive: Forms & FDF

The Trouble with 'this'

Kas Thomas

Kas is always looking for ways to improve his -- and your -- script-writing skills and practices. He's got another shortcut that will cut down on your keystroking, and thus lessen the chance for the dreaded Script Typo.

Developer   July 20, 2001

Fields That Trigger Fields - The watch() method

Kas Thomas

The watch() method, although present in Acrobat JavaScript, doesn't work correctly (at least under Acrobat 4.05 for Mac). It causes the property that's being "watched" to become undefined.

Developer   July 20, 2001

Popping an Alert - How it's done

Kas Thomas

Kas shares with us an efficient way of popping windows-based messages from within PDF documents.

Developer   July 20, 2001

PDF Collaboration: WebDAV In Action

Bernd Zipper

With the corporate enterprise as a key market Adobe had in mind during the development of Acrobat 5.0, considerable effort went into expanding the product's capabilities for online workgroup collaborations. Last month The Seybold Report took a close look at the pros and cons, testing the setup and use of WebDAV (Web Document Authoring and Versioning) and PDF. We're re-publishing their detailed review with permission; the article is also available as a seven-page PDF.

Developer   July 03, 2001

Web Publishing with Acrobat/PDF

Thomas Merz's book describes the production of efficient PDF documents.

Developer   July 01, 2001

Thinking in Java

View or download Thinking in Java (2nd Ed & 3rd Ed, beta). "What a magnificent book! It's got just the right balance between code and discussion, and the exercises are good. I've done all of them to the end of Ch. 10, and I feel like I'm making good progress with Java."

  July 01, 2001

Art of Assembly

A textbook on machine organzation and assembly language programming developed by Randy Hyde for the CS 264 (Assembly Language Programming) at Cal Poly Pomona and CS 13 (Machine Organization and Assembly Language Programming) at UC Riverside.

Developer   July 01, 2001

Thinking in C++

You can view or download Volume 1 and 2 of Bruce's book from here in PDF. These PDFs have full bookmarks, and hyperlinks created using PDF Maker from Bruce's Word97 source files.

  July 01, 2001

Object Orientated Programming in ANSI-C

An electronic book for download Axel Schreiner has been kind enough to provide his book, 'Object Orientated Programming in ANSI-C' for download from the Planet PDF Developers section.

Developer   July 01, 2001

Developer Books

Many free related development books on Java, C++, etc.

Developer   July 01, 2001

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Adding a PDF Stamp Comment

OK, so you want to stamp your document. Maybe you need to give reviewers some advice about the document's status or sensitivity. This tip from author Ted Padova demonstrates how to add stamps with the Stamp Tool along with related comments.