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Archive: Editing & Publishing

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

Reusing PDF Page Elements in Acrobat

Donna Baker

Love that illustration, or want to quote a block of text from a PDF? With the growing number of "orphaned" PDF documents whose source files have either been lost or are unavailable, how do you get at that content? Author Donna Baker explains how to accomplish this right from within the familiar Acrobat interface.

Enterprise & Government   June 24, 2004

Creating a Thumbnail Gallery

Dave Wraight

In this Acrobat Tip, Dave Wraight explains how to generate a thumbnail gallery using only Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   June 14, 2004

Using Watermarks and Backgrounds

Donna Baker

Need to add company watermarks or logos to your corporate PDF documents? In this tip, Donna Baker explains how.

Enterprise & Government   June 09, 2004

Drag and Drop Web Capture

Dave Wraight

In this tip, Dave Wraight explains the simplest way to capture web pages with Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   June 04, 2004

Adding Headers and Footers in Acrobat

Donna Baker

Along with assigning page numbers to documents, you can add precise headers and footers to the pages. When adding them in Acrobat, you should avoid using source documents with visible headers and footers to prevent confusion. Donna Baker explores how it's done.

Enterprise & Government   May 26, 2004

Streamlining your review process

This tip from explains how to make the best use of Acrobat's commenting features and integration with Office 2002 to optimize your collaborative workflow.

Enterprise & Government   May 13, 2004

Adding Page Labels

Dave Wraight

A nice feature in Acrobat is the ability to 'name' or label pages with meaningful descriptions rather than just page numbers. In this Acrobat Tip, Dave Wraight explains how.

Enterprise & Government   May 12, 2004

Configuring the Pages Pane in Acrobat

Donna Baker

The default layout of the Pages pane displays a single column of small thumbnail pictures of the pages. When working with a very large document, you might want to make the thumbnails smaller and increase the number of thumbnail columns to see more at once. We explore the Pages pane.

Enterprise & Government   April 22, 2004

Adding Your Own Text to PDFs with Acrobat

Dave Wraight

If you've ever had the need to add text to a PDF after you've created it, then read on. By utilising the Text Annotation Tool it's possible to add new text to your PDF file.

Enterprise & Government   April 15, 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.