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Archive: Acrobat 6.0

Adding a PDF Watermark

Dan Shea

It's straightforward to apply watermarks to PDF pages if you have the right software. Using the example of a review process, this tip uses the example of adding a "Draft" watermark to a document in order to distinguish it from the final version. This tip shows you how to accomplish this popular task in Adobe Acrobat or Debenu PDF Tools Pro.

Enterprise & Government   April 28, 2014

Slimming PDF bookmarks with JavaScript

Karl De Abrew

PDF bookmarks are a must for the usability and navigability of longer documents. When these bookmarks are created programmatically, they are based on a template created using a combination of user settings and the content of the source document or web page. Since not all such documents were created with PDF bookmarks in mind, cleaning up the resulting bookmark titles can become an important part of the QA process. In this tip, Karl De Abrew takes some of the pain out of this process.

Developer   June 26, 2012

Converting paper documents to PDF using Acrobat

Dan Shea

Looking for a quick and easy way to convert your paper documents into PDFs? Look no further! Paper documents can quickly and easily be converted to PDF using Acrobat's "Create PDF from scanner" feature.

Enterprise & Government   October 02, 2008

Copying text in Acrobat

Dan Shea

If you only need to cite some PDF text, it can be inconvenient and inefficient to send the whole PDF document. It may be easier to simply copy and paste the desired text into an email or report and forward it on. This tip explains how.

Enterprise & Government   July 10, 2008

Insert pages into existing PDF documents with Acrobat

Dan Shea

If you need to add new content such as a cover page, spreadsheet or appendix to an existing PDF document, you can do this easily in Acrobat. This tip explains how.

Enterprise & Government   May 01, 2008

Merging multiple files in Acrobat

Dan Shea

One of the most convenient things about PDF is its ability to combine files from different source programs such as Word and Excel into combined documents for emailing, filing or archival purposes. What's more, the source documents don't even need to be converted into PDF before being merged. Supported file types will automatically be converted during the merging process.

Enterprise & Government   November 27, 2007

Reducing screen clutter in Acrobat

Dan Shea

Are you looking to remove all distractions to read your PDF content? Perhaps you just want to remove all distractions so that you can skim through your PDF document before signing off on it and sending it off? This tip explains how to reduce on-screen clutter in Acrobat to allow you to focus your attention completely on the content.

Enterprise & Government   May 31, 2007

Opening PDF documents in Full Screen Mode

Dan Shea

Are you looking to present your PDF presentations in a less cluttered way with greater visual impact? Adobe Acrobat allows users to configure the opening settings of PDF documents to display them in full screen mode. It's as effective as a PowerPoint display and very easy to accomplish. This tip explains how.

Enterprise & Government   April 26, 2007

Adding notes in Acrobat

Dan Shea

One benefit of PDF files is that it's possible to add annotations without compromising the integrity of that content by editing it directly. One such option is adding a note in Acrobat. This tip explains how.

Enterprise & Government   March 22, 2007

Opening PDF documents in Full-Screen mode in Acrobat

Dan Shea

If you have a graphically rich PDF, you might want to set it to open in Full-Screen mode to reduce clutter and increase the document's visual impact. This is particularly useful when preparing PDF (rather than, say, PowerPoint-based) presentations. This tip explains how to set your PDF documents to open in Full-Screen mode every time in Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   February 14, 2007

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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.