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Archive: Editing & Publishing

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

Adding Page Numbers in Acrobat 7

Donna Baker

When you combine pages for a project, you end up with one document. Numbering the pages of the newly combined document helps give it a uniform feel, and is an important addition to professional PDF documents. Author Donna Baker explains how to do this quickly and easily in Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   April 05, 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

Finding user screen resolution with JavaScript

Chris Dahl

PDF's cross-platform nature makes it very portable, but it also means that there are many different kinds of users and setup configurations. This JavaScript tip explains how to find the user's screen resolution, which can then be used to perform operations such as setting the PDF's initial zoom settings.

Developer   January 12, 2005

Knowledge Base: Linking to bookmarks from web pages

Linking to specific locations within PDF documents provides a great deal of flexibility. Content creators can not only link through to pages within PDFs, but specific views within those pages by defining page locations and zoom levels. This Knowledge Base article outlines how to make use of these features.

Enterprise & Government   January 11, 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

Modifying link properties using JavaScript

Maryanne Montes

When creating interactive PDF documents, links are an integral tool, so what do you do if you find that your links don't match or you need to change link styles throughout a long document? Updating each link manually is often unfeasible due to time constraints, but Acrobat JavaScript may provide the solution. In this tip, ARTS PDF Product Manager Maryanne Montes sheds some light on this great time-saver.

Developer   January 05, 2005

Removing filename bookmarks created by Acrobat

Sean Stewart

Acrobat 6 added the ability to create composite PDF documents from multiple files -- including PDFs. This function is very useful, but it breaks up the bookmark tree of the final document, which can be a highly manual task to correct. This tip from Sean Stewart explains how to remove the unnecessary bookmarks for a seamless viewing experience.

Developer   December 21, 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.