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Creating Links to a Web page

Dan Shea

One way to keep your static PDF documents relevant is to create web links to "live" websites that are regularly updated with the latest information. In fact, the process is even easier than creating web links in HTML! This PDF tip explains how.

Enterprise & Government   June 30, 2005

Adding Page Numbers in Acrobat 7

Donna Baker

When you combine pages for a project, you end up with one document. Numbering the pages of the newly combined document helps give it a uniform feel, and is an important addition to professional PDF documents. Author Donna Baker explains how to do this quickly and easily in Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   April 05, 2005

Acrobat 6, InDesign CS -- Printing to Adobe PDF from OSX

Cari Jansen

One of the simplest ways to create a PDF file is by using the Adobe PDF printer that installs with Acrobat. This printer can be used to output files to PDF directly as if printing to a normal PostScript printer. This tip from Cari Jansen illustrates this point, using Adobe InDesign as the source application for the document printed.

Creative & Print   March 28, 2005

Streamline your PDF review process

Collaboration is a crucial part of any QA process. This tip from explains how to make the best use of Acrobat's commenting features and integration with Office to optimize your collaborative workflow.

Enterprise & Government   March 08, 2005

Printing Your PDF Bookmarks

Ernest Svenson

Bookmarks are wonderful navigational tools for PDF documents, and they are also a great way of organizing your documents. But what if you want to print out a list of the bookmarks you have in a document? This tip from's Ernest Svenson explains how.

Enterprise & Government   February 08, 2005

Easy PDF browsing from Internet Explorer

Cari Jansen

If you have stacks of PDF reference files stored in multiple directories on your server or workstation, then this tip might useful for you. During a typical installation of Acrobat, you install a feature that allows management of converted web pages from Internet Explorer. It was designed for easy conversion of web-pages to PDFs into selected directories and will only display PDF files. Cari Jansen explains.

Enterprise & Government   February 02, 2005

Navigating a Long Document

David Fishel

We all know how frustrating it can be to manually navigate through long PDF documents. Bookmarks and links help, but what about if they are inappropriately spaced or have not been created? Dave Fishel of provides a quick tip that can help ease the pain.

Enterprise & Government   January 26, 2005

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

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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.