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Searching PDF files with Adobe Reader

Adam Behringer

A major benefit of PDF documents over their hard-copy counterparts is their electronic nature. This makes them both simple to transmit via email or the web and capable of being automatically searched. Bee Documents CEO Adam Behringer explains how to use Adobe Reader 6.0 to search PDF document sets.

Enterprise & Government   November 23, 2004

Reusing Table Information

Donna Baker

Although tables are not generally considered to be exciting, they are a necessary part of business. Until now, it's been difficult to deal with tables in PDFs, but Acrobat's new Select Table tool is a real timesaver. Author Donna Baker explains how to take advantage of this feature.

Enterprise & Government   July 27, 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

Organizing Your PDF Documents Using Acrobat

Ted Padova

In a traditional filing system, you might create labels, stick them to tabs on manilla folders, then find the alphabetical order and file the folders in cabinets. This tip is for those searching for a better means of organizing files, papers, articles, and other important documents.

Enterprise & Government   March 17, 2004

Using Acrobat's Index Scheduling

Dave Wraight

A look at the use of Acrobat 6's new Index Scheduling feature to automatically update PDF Search Index files.

Enterprise & Government   November 28, 2003

Managing Your PDF Books and eBooks

Dave Wraight

A good way to keep your electronic document at arms reach is to organise them using the Acrobat Bookshelf. From the File menu, choose 'My Bookshelf'. You?ll be presented with the My Bookshelf dialog.

Enterprise & Government   May 28, 2003

Turning Paper Into Searchable PDFs

Richard Crocker

While Acrobat's Paper Capture plug-in is not going to give you the power to turn an office completely paperless, it's particularly useful for making key data and info available across a network. For example, imagine having information like commonly accessed contracts and documentation on a computer network, instead of locked away as paper in a filing cabinet. This tip introduces you to using Acrobat's Paper Capture plug-in.

Enterprise & Government   December 03, 2002

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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.