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MediaBox, BleedBox and TrimBox info in Adobe Acrobat 6

Cari Jansen

When creating PDFs that are PDF/X compliant it is a requirement that the MediaBox, TrimBox and BleedBox are properly defined in the PDF. Acrobat 6's Crop command is a handy tool to reference the various box sizes, as Cari Jansen explains in this tip.

Creative & Print   January 26, 2005

Adding dynamic stamps to PDFs when printing

Sean Stewart

Do you need to add stamps to hard copies of your PDF documents? This JavaScript tip from ARTS PDF's Sean Stewart allows for the addition of time and date stamps, expiry dates or other information to give you even greater control of your sensitive PDF documents.

Developer   January 19, 2005

Finding user screen resolution with JavaScript

Chris Dahl

PDF's cross-platform nature makes it very portable, but it also means that there are many different kinds of users and setup configurations. This JavaScript tip explains how to find the user's screen resolution, which can then be used to perform operations such as setting the PDF's initial zoom settings.

Developer   January 12, 2005

Knowledge Base: Linking to bookmarks from web pages

Linking to specific locations within PDF documents provides a great deal of flexibility. Content creators can not only link through to pages within PDFs, but specific views within those pages by defining page locations and zoom levels. This Knowledge Base article outlines how to make use of these features.

Enterprise & Government   January 11, 2005

Modifying link properties using JavaScript

Maryanne Montes

When creating interactive PDF documents, links are an integral tool, so what do you do if you find that your links don't match or you need to change link styles throughout a long document? Updating each link manually is often unfeasible due to time constraints, but Acrobat JavaScript may provide the solution. In this tip, ARTS PDF Product Manager Maryanne Montes sheds some light on this great time-saver.

Developer   January 05, 2005

Printing page ranges quickly with JavaScript

Sean Stewart

If you want to print ranges of pages from Acrobat, your options are a somewhat limited. You have the choice of setting a single, continuous page range (e.g. pages 1-10), all even pages, or all odd pages. While this may be sufficient for most purposes, what can you do if you need to print multiple page ranges? Help is at hand! This JavaScript tip from ARTS PDF's Sean Stewart explains how.

Developer   December 15, 2004

Creating PDF Page Links

Ted Padova

In addition to the tools used for navigation in the Status Bar, you can add interactive elements to a PDF document to assist a user in navigating pages in open PDF documents and in navigating among a collection of different PDF documents. The Link tool is used to create hyperactive links. In this tip, Ted Padova shows you how to add interactive links with the Link tool.

Enterprise & Government   September 07, 2004

Editing Text in a PDF

Donna Baker

Do you need to make minor textual updates to a PDF file? If you don't have the time or inclination to go back to the source file and regenerate the PDF from scratch, Author Donna Baker offers an alternative: text editing from within Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   July 20, 2004

Adding Page Labels

Dave Wraight

A nice feature in Acrobat is the ability to 'name' or label pages with meaningful descriptions rather than just page numbers. In this Acrobat Tip, Dave Wraight explains how.

Enterprise & Government   May 12, 2004

Adding Your Own Text to PDFs with Acrobat

Dave Wraight

If you've ever had the need to add text to a PDF after you've created it, then read on. By utilising the Text Annotation Tool it's possible to add new text to your PDF file.

Enterprise & Government   April 15, 2004

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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.