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Free Acumen Journal Newsletter for April 2005

The latest issue of John Deubert's free monthly newsletter features articles on "Image Resampling in Acrobat Distiller" and "Handling PostScript Errors, Part 1."

Enterprise & Government   April 12, 2005

REVIEW: ARTS PDF's Aerialist Pro -- Big Bang for Big Bucks

Duff Johnson

Duff Johnson offers a test drive and review of the recently released ARTS PDF Aerialist Professional software.

Enterprise & Government   April 12, 2005

Final winners of 'Acrobat 7 Tips & Tricks: The 150 Best'

We've named the final four randomly selected winners in our now-closed contest promoting the book "Adobe Acrobat 7 Tips & Tricks: The 150 Best" by Donna Baker, published by Peachpit Press. You can still download several sample sample tips from the book, and/or purchase the book online at a special discounted price.

Enterprise & Government   April 12, 2005

Adobe set to release final Reader 7.0 for Linux

Adobe Systems is announcing the forthcoming availability -- expected to be posted for free download beginning Tuesday, April 12 -- of the final, updated Reader 7.0 for the Linux operating system.

Enterprise & Government   April 11, 2005

Updaters for Adobe Reader 7, Acrobat 7 resolve various issues

Adobe Systems recently posted software updaters for Adobe Reader 7.0 and Adobe Acrobat 7.0 (Standard and Professional) for both Macintosh and Windows. The version 7.0.1 updaters require that the respective 7.0 version is already installed.

Enterprise & Government   April 08, 2005

Ubiquitous PDF: Online Vatican newspaper as Pope memorabilia

Kurt Foss

While millions are flocking to Rome, Italy to celebrate the life of Pope John Paul II, who died last week, some may instead turn to the online home of The Holy See to read about the most recent Pope's 26-year reign and the upcoming procedures to select a new head of the Catholic Church. The Vatican-based newspaper is available for download in multiple languages and in PDF.

Creative & Print   April 06, 2005

PDF-Tools AG announces PDF Classic Tools v. 2.37 recently announced the release of version 2.37 of its Classic Tools -- the PDF Library, the PDF Prep Tool, the Command Line Tools, the Stamp Tool, the Form Filling & Flattening Tool, and the PDF Image Import Library.

Creative & Print   April 06, 2005

BFO partners with Security Expert nCipher

Big Faceless Organization (BFO) recently announced its partnership with cryptographic security leader, nCipher. This partnership enables true compatibility between BFO and nCipher products and will help users to implement advanced document security.

Enterprise & Government   April 06, 2005

Layton Graphics releases MAP2PDF v. 2.1 for Acrobat

Layton Graphics, Inc. recently announced the latest release of MAP2PDF for Acrobat, which includes new features intended to make GeoPDF even more useful for map publication.

Enterprise & Government   April 05, 2005

Adobe Magazine highlights new Creative Suite 2.0

Adobe Pacific has posted the latest version of its free, PDF-based "Adobe Magazine" in tandem with today's announcement of the forthcoming release of version 2.0 of the Adobe Creative Suite.

Creative & Print   April 04, 2005

Promotional contest for 'Acrobat 7 Tips & Tricks' book

Enter our promotional contest in collaboration with Peachpit Press for a chance to win one of eight free copies of the "Adobe Acrobat 7 Tips & Tricks: The 150 Best" book by Donna Baker. Four randomly selected winners will be named each of the next two weeks, so enter soon!

Enterprise & Government   March 30, 2005

Q&A with prolific Acrobat author Donna Baker

We talked recently with Donna Baker, author of several books covering previous versions of Adobe Acrobat, and with a variety of new books dealing with Acrobat 7 released or soon-to-be shipping -- including "Adobe Acrobat 7 Tips & Tricks: The 150 Best" and "Adobe Acrobat 7 in the Office," both published by Peachpit Press/Adobe Press.

Enterprise & Government   March 30, 2005

ARTS PDF releases Aerialist Professional for total PDF workflow automation

ARTS PDF has released Aerialist Professional, its new Acrobat plug-in for precision PDF document control, featuring a watched-folder processing engine, automatic keyword and index link creation, advanced table-of-contents generator, and powerful image- and layer-manipulation tools.

Enterprise & Government   March 30, 2005

Monarch v8 converts PDFs into live data for dynamic analysis

Datawatch Corporation recently announced the immediately availability of Monarch Version 8 Standard and Professional editions, an analytics tool that allows PC users to extract, analyze and export data from any existing computer-generated report and other data sources without programming.

Enterprise & Government   March 29, 2005

Markzware offers essential update to FlightCheck

Markzware has announced an update to FlightCheck Professional and FlightCheck Designer, compatible with both Macintosh OS X, and Windows 98 and newer.

Enterprise & Government   March 29, 2005

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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.