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Archive: Doc-Management & Workflow

Combining multiple files into a single PDF

Dan Shea

There are many times when you might want to create a single PDF from multiple files. Perhaps you want to submit a report consisting of textual Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, graphs and digital photographs after adding a PDF cover sheet? Luckily, this is quick and easy to achieve using Acrobat -- assuming you have version 6 or 7, that is! This PDF tip explains how.

Enterprise & Government   July 14, 2005

Adding Watermarks and Backgrounds in Acrobat 7

Donna Baker

A good way to create a cohesive-appearing document you have constructed from multiple source documents is to use a watermark or background. Author Donna Baker explains how to do this quickly and easily in Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   April 19, 2005

Including offsite reviewers

Every in-office or offsite stakeholder can review a document using built-in features in Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Professional. This tip from explains how Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Professional allows users without access to your server can still participate in your review process.

Enterprise & Government   March 22, 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

Publish PDF files to CD

For PDF files on the go, gather a collection of PDF files onto a CD and use the Catalog feature in Adobe Acrobat 7.0 to make the documents searchable. This tip from explains how Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Professional makes it easy for you to prepare documents so that recipients can find what they want.

Enterprise & Government   March 01, 2005

Access PDF files quickly

No matter how scattered your PDF files are, you can view them quickly using the Organizer feature in Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Professional. This tip from explains how to get started using Acrobat 7.0's PDF Organizer to manage your PDF documents.

Enterprise & Government   February 23, 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

Sign PDFs with security

You don't need a pen to sign an electronic document. Security features in Adobe Acrobat 7.0 let you sign documents, whether to simply show approval or to control access and modifications to the documents you distribute. This tip from explains how.

Enterprise & Government   February 08, 2005

Acrobat WebDav Demonstration - Share your Acrobat Comments

Dan Shea

A chance to share your Acrobat PDF Comments -- literally!

Planet PDF has setup a publicly accessible WebDav server to allow users to test drive Adobe Acrobat's capabilities for reviewing and sharing comments online.

Developer   January 08, 2005

Collating PDFs using JavaScript

Sean Stewart

Despite the numerous benefits, there can be potential issues with the conversion of paper documents into electronic archives. When scanning paper pages into PDF, it's possible to end up with the odd- and even-numbered pages in separate PDF files. It can be very time-consuming to collate them manually, but there is an easier way. Sean Stewart explains.

Developer   December 08, 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.