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Archive: Editing & Publishing

Promotional Contest for "Adobe Acrobat 7 PDF Bible" 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 PDF Bible" book by Ted Padova. The winners will be selected by a judging panel of independent experts in just a few short weeks, so don't miss out!

Enterprise & Government   June 29, 2005

LineType Releases LineScale v1.60

Dan Shea

LineType Software, Inc. today announced the release of LineScale version 1.60. The new version is compatible with Adobe Acrobat and Reader 5.x and above. The Nashville, Tennessee-based software company develops electronic document tools for design professionals, and this plug-in fits into that niche nicely.

Creative & Print   June 29, 2005

WindJack Solutions releases AcroDialogs

Dan Shea

WindJack Solutions, Inc has just released a graphical designer for creating Acrobat JavaScript Dialogs. With the release of Acrobat 7, Adobe documented the use of fully-fledged dialog boxes with Acrobat JavaScript.

Developer   June 22, 2005

Best of Planet PDF 2 released

Dan Shea

Planet PDF has just released the second edition of its annual "Best bits" compilation. The free Best of Planet PDF publication contains Planet PDF's biggest articles from 2004. Volume 2 is 83 pages full of select Planet PDF news features, tips, interviews, product information and more that was published at Planet PDF during 2004.

Enterprise & Government   June 15, 2005

Infommersion brings dashboards to PDF

Dan Shea

Infommersion has recently revealed software that can integrate Flash-based presentations into Adobe PDF documents, offering enterprises a secure way to distribute business intelligence reports and dashboards.

Enterprise & Government   June 01, 2005

Immersive Design offers interactive 3D PDF generation

Dan Shea

Massachusetts-based Immersive Design has released IPA 8.1, which incorporates support for interactive 3D PDF and U3D generation. When used in conjunction with Adobe Acrobat Professional 7.0, IPA 8.1 adds the ability to quickly create interactive 3D PDF files that can be used by anyone with free Adobe Reader 7.0 software.

Creative & Print   May 26, 2005

Acrobat alternative Nitro PDF Desktop goes on sale, starts "PDF wars"

Dan Shea

ARTS PDF has announced that its Acrobat alternative, Nitro PDF Desktop, went on sale this week at an aggressively-priced $99. Launched at the Adobe Acrobat PDF Conference in Orlando, Florida, two weeks ago, a pre-release version of the software was made available for download at the Nitro PDF web site. Following a strategy not dissimilar to Google with its beta product releases, ARTS PDF invited pre-release users to participate in the final testing and evolution of Nitro PDF by welcoming feedback and ideas.

Enterprise & Government   May 06, 2005

ARTS PDF quietly launches Aerialist Pro for Mac

Dan Shea

Software vendor ARTS PDF has quietly released a Mac version of its powerhouse plug-in. The tool includes all of the functionality of the established Aerialist product, but adds control and automation features. Find out more at Planet PDF.

Enterprise & Government   May 05, 2005

Aloaha releases Automailer-enabled PDF Suite 2.1

Aloaha's PDF Automailer allows PDF Suite users to create mass mailings of digitally signed PDF documents without having an email client installed.

Enterprise & Government   April 26, 2005

Lizard Safeguard 2.0 enhances PDF Digital Rights Management

Lizard Safeguard 2.0 ensures publishers are in complete control of their PDF documents with persistent end-to-end protection throughout a document's lifecycle.

Enterprise & Government   April 26, 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.