Archive: Doc-Management & Workflow
We've named the final pair of winners in our now-closed promotional contest to give away eight copies of the "PDF Print Production Guide, Second Edition," by Joseph Marin and Julie Shaffer of GATF. The updated book covers PDF and production workflow solutions, Acrobat 6, Mac OS X, print-related PDF plug-ins, and an introduction to PDF forms.
With the anticipated release of the English-language versions of Adobe's Acrobat 7.0 family of products due by year's end, numerous publishers, authors and bookstores are following close behind with a new array of educational books designed to help new and experienced users learn the respective capabilities of Acrobat 7.0 Professional and/or Standard -- and at least one book focusing on the version 7.0 Adobe Reader.
Amazon.com is currently accepting pre-orders for full
versions of and upgrades to the Acrobat 7 product family,
noting that the product will be released on December 29.
ARTS PDF recently announced the release of Stratify, a
plug-in for creating, inserting, editing and controlling PDF
layers in Acrobat.
Five Across recently announced a new workgroup
server and the addition of RSS support for its instant
messaging client software.
With the shortest Acrobat product cycle in company history, Adobe
Systems today announced the forthcoming release of its Acrobat 7
lineup of Portable Document Format (PDF)-oriented products. They are
slated to begin shipping by the end of 2004, according to the
company; Acrobat 6 shipped in mid-2003. Acrobat has more typically
been on an 18-month product cycle. Planet PDF is developing a range
of articles to showcase the next version of Acrobat and the free
Adobe Reader, including a variety of new and enhanced features. Check
back soon for further details.
On the eve of Adobe's announcement of Acrobat 7, Planet
PDF talked with Pam Deziel, Director of Marketing for Acrobat
on the desktop, about a few of the new
and enhanced features in the product family and about her
history with the company -- and particularly her decade-old
involvement with PDF. Deziel was a member of the Acrobat team
from versions 1.0 to 3.0, then returned as plans were taking
shape for the just-announced version that is due to begin
shipping in late 2004.
In collaboration with GATF Press, we're hosting a
promotional contest to give away during the next month eight
copies of the "PDF Print Production Guide, Second Edition,"
by Joseph Marin and Julie Shaffer of GATF. The updated book
covers PDF and production workflow solutions, Acrobat 6, Mac
OS X, print-related PDF plug-ins, and an introduction to PDF
Browse the Table of Contents for the "PDF Print Production
Guide, Second Edition," by Joseph Marin and Julie Shaffer of
GATF, and download an excerpt from the recently updated book.
AdLib eDocument Solutions has announced an update to AdLib eXpress. Adding support for Unicode fonts, version 2.9 can be accessed from multiple platforms such as Linux and Unix due to its integration with AdLib's complimentary Exponent product.