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Archive: Editing & Publishing

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

Linking to Pages or Destinations Within PDFs

Jeremy Koadlow

Ever wanted to link through to specific pages or named destinations within your PDF files? This tip from Jeremy Koadlow explains how.

Enterprise & Government   November 26, 2013

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

Create A PDF in OS X

Michael Tsakirellis

Programs exist offering the functionality to export, save or convert a file you are working on to a PDF. Sometimes (like viewing webpages) this isn't supported but you do have a workaround. You are still able to create a PDF of your work.

Creative & Print   October 23, 2013

PDF Optimizer feature in Acrobat X Pro

Rowan Hanna

Version X introduced a brand new user interface for Adobe Acrobat, but the absence of a menu for finding all the features in Acrobat meant that some features where harder to find than others. Find out where the PDF Optimizer feature now lives.

Enterprise & Government   May 23, 2012

Bates-stamping over several sessions

Ernest Svenson

Bates-stamping is important if you want to keep track of documents you produce. If you don't have all of the documents ready at the same time, you'll need to conduct several production runs. In this article, PDFforLawyers.com's Ernest Svenson discusses the related issues and suggests one way to accomplish Bates-stamping over multiple sessions.

Enterprise & Government   September 11, 2011

Best Acrobat keyboard shortcuts -- a handy list

Ernest Svenson

Acrobat is a powerful program with a lot of features. Unfortunately, this can mean that it can also take a little while to find the features that you want via the classic mouse-based approach. To help users get the most out of Acrobat, PDFforLawyers.com's Ernest Svenson has made a list of his favorite keyboard shortcuts -- downloadable as a PDF, of course.

Enterprise & Government   June 16, 2011

Problem when printing PDF and page comes out grey?

Ernest Svenson

After a question from one of his readers, PDFforLawyers.com's Ernest Svenson seeks to resolve what seems to be a common problem with printing PDF documents and having them improperly come out gray. He explores the issue in this article.

Enterprise & Government   March 13, 2011

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

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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.