In this piece, Nettie Hartsock shares two 'ubiquitous' tools. Skim is for PDF users and PointClips is for PowerPoint aficionados who are really tired of yawns during their presentations and pointed harrumphs after unengaging keynotes.
This week in PDF has seen the addition of enhanced print to PDF functionality to a quality management system, while Adobe Acrobat 8 support has been included with Quark's bundle of print software and Kansas's Johnson County has improved its mapping system with a PDF-based solution.
NiXPS has announced the availability of NiXPS 1.5, an application offering Mac users the ability to view XPS files. The application is currently available and includes a range of XPS editing and rendering capabilities.
Recosoft Corporation has begun shipping its PDF-to-InDesign conversion tool for Adobe InDesign CS2/CS3. PDF2ID v1.0 is a plug-in for InDesign CS2/CS3, converting PDF documents into the editable InDesign format by recreating the intended construction and layout of the document. The conversion process retains formatting elements such as paragraphs, styles, graphic elements and annotations, converting each PDF page into an equivalent InDesign page.
If you are keen to join the buzz of the blogosphere and get your opinions out there but don't know the first thing about blogging services, help is at hand. Courtesy of authors Tina Clarke and Pat Geary, you can now download a free eBook that outlines the steps required to set up a blog using popular blogging service Word Press.
This week in PDF has seen the integration of a PDF product that will facilitate bidding processes, an update to a suite of Java reporting tools and the dust begins to settle after the big merger between Esko and Artwork Systems.
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.