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Archive: Editing & Publishing

Comparing differences between PDF documents

Dan Shea

During a document review process, it's often necessary to compare different versions of the same document. The good news is that Acrobat takes a lot of the pain out of this process with its automated document comparison feature. Read more in this tip.

Creative & Print   June 23, 2005

Round-trip Editing an Image with Acrobat 7

Donna Baker

What if you have a terrific document and it is ready to send to a client when you realize you should have tweaked an image or added a text layer? Can you still make your deadline in time? You can if you are working in Acrobat, which supports round-trip editing! Author Donna Baker explains how to accomplish this quickly and easily in Acrobat 7.

Creative & Print   June 16, 2005

Object TouchUps using Acrobat 7

Donna Baker

Want to make small changes to information in your PDF document? Using the TouchUp Object tool, you can select and modify content imported as part of the document, including text, images, and multimedia objects. Author Donna Baker explains how to accomplish this quickly and easily in Acrobat 7.

Creative & Print   June 02, 2005

Reusing Table Information in a PDF using Acrobat 7

Donna Baker

Want to reuse information from a table in your PDF document? Until Acrobat 6 it was difficult to deal with tables in PDFs; Acrobat 6 included a Select Table tool, and Acrobat 7 takes your table manipulation capabilities to new heights. Author Donna Baker explains how to extract table information from your documents quickly and easily.

Enterprise & Government   May 24, 2005

Modifying Text Attributes in a PDF using Acrobat 7

Donna Baker

Want to change the look and feel of text? You can modify properties of new text as well as text already in your PDF documents. Author Donna Baker explains how to do this quickly and easily.

Enterprise & Government   May 18, 2005

Editing Text in a PDF using Acrobat 7

Donna Baker

Need to make minor textual corrections in your PDF documents? You can tweak the text directly in Acrobat. Author Donna Baker explains how to do this quickly and easily.

Enterprise & Government   May 12, 2005

Reusing images in Acrobat 7

Donna Baker

You can reuse individual images from a document if permission is given by the document author. In fact, it can be as simple as dragging a marquee around the desired area in a PDF document. Author Donna Baker explains how to do this quickly and easily in Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   May 03, 2005

Selecting Text in a PDF using Acrobat 7

Donna Baker

If you need to reuse content on a PDF document, but you didn't create it and you can't get a copy of the source document, you can use Acrobat's tools to select and repurpose the content. Author Donna Baker explains how to do this quickly and easily in Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   April 26, 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

Applying Headers and Footers in Acrobat 7

Donna Baker

Along with assigning page numbers to documents, you can add precise headers and footers to the pages. This tip from author Donna Baker provides guidelines and instructions for adding them in Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   April 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.