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Reordering pages in Acrobat

Jeremy Koadlow

Reordering pages in a PDF document is basically as easy and dragging and dropping. It is something that comes in handy when a document has been saved as a PDF and just needs slight reordering to make it perfect. Here is a step by step guide to do it in Adobe Acrobat 11.

Enterprise & Government   November 12, 2013

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

Convert and combine different files in Acrobat

Dan Shea

One neat thing about PDF is its ability to represent content from disparate sources, such as images, formatted text content, spreadsheets and graphs -- and that's not even mentioning the multimedia or 3D options. In fact, it's a simple matter to combine a collection of PDFs or other files into a single, self-contained PDF.

Enterprise & Government   August 27, 2009

Rotating PDF pages in Acrobat

Dan Shea

When you compile a PDF from multiple sources, you might find that some of the pages are sideways or inverted when you try to view them on-screen. Never fear! Acrobat can be used to rotate individual pages within a PDF document.

Enterprise & Government   August 27, 2009

Simplest PDF creation with Acrobat

Dan Shea

Sometimes, you just want to convert a file into a PDF document -- fast. With Acrobat, the task can be as simple as right-clicking. While this doesn't work with all file types, it is perfect for use with text files, Excel spreadsheets, Word documents, HTML files, image files and various other file formats.

Enterprise & Government   August 27, 2009

Custom stamps in Acrobat

Dan Shea

By default, Adobe Acrobat allows users to place various standard stamps on your documents such as 'Approved', 'Declined' or 'Accepted'. That said, you can also create your own custom stamps. Using this option, you can take a logo or other image from another application and turn it into a custom stamp. Once created, you can apply it to any PDF document in Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   June 04, 2009

Editing document information and metadata

Dan Shea

When you want to store a PDF document in an archive or simply provide more information, it is useful to update its document information or metadata. This includes things such as the author's name, and keywords relating to the document's content. Including appropriate metadata makes it that much easier to index your PDFs, and hence, easier to find them again later. This tip explains how to update a PDF document's metadata in Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   March 06, 2009

Snap to grid using Acrobat

Dan Shea

When adding objects such as comments, images or form fields to your PDF documents, ensuring the correct position and alignment can be a nightmare. Luckily, owners of Acrobat can use the Grid Tool to arrange objects so they align perfectly. Use the 'Snap to grid' feature to align these objects against the grid lines displayed.

Enterprise & Government   October 02, 2008

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

Simple PDF creation using Acrobat

Dan Shea

Looking for a "quick and dirty" way to create PDF documents? Using Acrobat, creating PDF documents is just a single click away. This tip explains how.

Enterprise & Government   August 07, 2008

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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.