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How to Do Everything with Adobe Acrobat 6. 0

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ISBN-10: 0072229462

ISBN-13: 9780072229462

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Doug Sahlin

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Sahlin provides the user with concise information about getting the most from all aspects of Adobe Acrobat version 6.0. It features hands-on examples of how the software provides unique solutions to real-world problems.
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List price: $24.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
Publication date: 6/12/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
Introductionp. xix
Welcome to Adobe Acrobat 6.0
Get to Know Adobe Acrobat 6.0p. 3
About Adobe Acrobatp. 4
About the PDF Formatp. 8
About Adobe Acrobat 6.0p. 9
About the Acrobat CD-ROM Installation Discp. 10
Adobe Acrobatp. 10
Adobe Reader 6.0p. 10
Acrobat Catalog (Professional Only)p. 10
Acrobat Distillerp. 10
What's New in Adobe Acrobat 6.0p. 11
New Featuresp. 11
New User Interfacep. 12
Enhanced Acrobat Tabsp. 12
Enhanced Export and Import Featuresp. 14
New Menu Commandsp. 14
Create a PDF Documentp. 15
Create PDF Documents from Authoring Applicationsp. 15
Create PDF Documents from EPS Filesp. 16
Create PDF Documents for the Internetp. 16
Capture Web Sites as PDF Documentsp. 17
Convert Scanned Documents to PDF Formatp. 19
Create PDF Documents for Printp. 19
Create Interactive PDF Documentsp. 19
Create PDF Documents for Multimedia Presentations (Professional Only)p. 20
Create PDF Documents for Internal Distributionp. 20
Create a PDF Form (Professional Only)p. 21
Create an eBookp. 22
Create an Acrobat Catalog (Professional Only)p. 22
Optimize Documents for Distributionp. 22
Use Acrobat as a Publishing Solutionp. 23
Summaryp. 23
Navigate the Acrobat Workspacep. 25
About the Adobe Reader 6.0 Interfacep. 26
Navigate the Acrobat Interfacep. 26
Use the Navigation Panep. 27
About the Document Panep. 29
About the How To...? Panep. 29
Use the Acrobat Menu Commandsp. 31
Use Acrobat Toolbarsp. 32
About the File Toolbarp. 33
About the Tasks Toolbarp. 34
Use the Other Acrobat Task Buttons and Toolbarsp. 44
Customize the Workspacep. 49
Float Toolbarsp. 49
Float Navigation Pane Tabsp. 50
Group Tabsp. 51
Get Complete Acrobat 6.0 Helpp. 53
About the Detect and Repair Commandp. 53
Set Preferencesp. 53
Summaryp. 54
Read PDF Documents with Adobe Acrobat 6.0p. 55
Open a PDF Documentp. 56
Navigate the Documentp. 57
Navigate to a Bookmarkp. 58
Expand a Bookmarkp. 59
Collapse a Bookmarkp. 59
Use the Bookmarks Options Menup. 60
Navigate to a Thumbnailp. 60
Navigate to a Pagep. 62
Automatically Scroll a Documentp. 62
Change Document Viewp. 62
Change View Optionsp. 63
Magnify the Documentp. 63
View Multiple Documentsp. 67
Cascade Documentsp. 68
Tile Documentsp. 69
Search for a Word or Phrasep. 69
Search an Index of Documentsp. 71
Add an Indexp. 71
Remove an Indexp. 72
Display Index Informationp. 72
Create a Queryp. 73
Conduct an Advanced Searchp. 77
Sort Your Searchp. 79
Refine Your Search with Boolean Operatorsp. 80
Get Document Propertiesp. 81
Print PDF Documents from Acrobat Standardp. 82
Print PDF Documents from Acrobat Professionalp. 82
Use Text and Graphics from PDFs in Other Applicationsp. 86
Capture Text from a PDF Documentp. 86
Capture Tables from PDF Documentsp. 86
Capture Graphic Elements from PDF Documentsp. 87
Using the Snapshot Toolp. 88
Summaryp. 88
Create PDF Documents
Create a PDF Documentp. 91
Create a PDF Filep. 92
Use the Create PDF Commandp. 92
Create PDF from Filep. 94
Choose Compression and Color Management Settings for Image Filesp. 96
Create PDF from Multiple Filesp. 97
Create a PDF File by Dragging and Droppingp. 99
Open Web Pagesp. 100
Save PDF Filesp. 101
Set Document Propertiesp. 103
Edit Document Propertiesp. 104
Set Document Initial View Optionsp. 106
Set Document Securityp. 109
Use the Save As Commandp. 109
Save PDF Files in Other Formatsp. 109
Save Text from a PDF Filep. 110
Save PDF Files as Imagesp. 110
Create PDF Files with Acrobat Distillerp. 118
Use Acrobat Distillerp. 119
Set Distiller Preferencesp. 121
Set Watched Folder Options (Professional Only)p. 124
Summaryp. 125
Create PDF Documents in Authoring Applicationsp. 127
Create PDF Files from Microsoft Office Softwarep. 128
Create PDF Files from Microsoft Word Filesp. 129
Convert Word Files to PDF Filesp. 129
Convert to PDF and Then E-Mailp. 131
Change Conversion Settingsp. 132
Create PDF Files from Microsoft Excel Filesp. 138
Create PDF Files from Microsoft PowerPoint Filesp. 139
Create PDF Files Using an Application Print Commandp. 140
Create PDF Files in Adobe Programsp. 145
Create PDF Files from Vector-Drawing Softwarep. 145
Create Files from Adobe Illustratorp. 146
Create PDF Files from CorelDraw Documentsp. 146
Create PDF Files from Macromedia FreeHand Filesp. 146
Summaryp. 147
Capture PDF Documentsp. 149
Capture PDF Documents from a Scannerp. 150
Capture Images and Textp. 151
Convert Scanned Captures to Searchable Textp. 153
Capture Images from Digital Camerasp. 155
Capture PDF Documents from Web Sitesp. 155
Set Web Capture Preferencesp. 156
Download Web Pagesp. 158
Append Web Pagesp. 160
Specify Web Page Conversion Settingsp. 163
Save Converted Web Pagesp. 170
Update Converted Web Pagesp. 170
Summaryp. 172
Create Navigation for PDF Documentsp. 173
Use the Bookmarks Tabp. 174
About the Bookmarks Tab Toolbarp. 175
Create Bookmarksp. 176
Create Bookmarks from Document Structurep. 178
Modify Bookmark Propertiesp. 179
Use the Bookmarks Options Menup. 181
Edit Bookmarksp. 182
Use the Pages Tabp. 184
Use the Pages Options Menup. 185
Create Thumbnailsp. 185
Resize Thumbnailsp. 186
Create Linksp. 186
Create a Hotspotp. 187
Change Zoom Settingsp. 190
Edit Linksp. 191
Create a Menu Using Linksp. 193
Summaryp. 194
Create Interactive PDF Navigationp. 195
Work with Actionsp. 196
Use Page Actionsp. 198
Set a Page Actionp. 198
Edit Actionsp. 200
Use JavaScript Actionsp. 201
Create a JavaScript Actionp. 201
Edit a JavaScript Actionp. 202
Create a Thread of Linked Articlesp. 203
Create an Articlep. 203
Use the Articles Tabp. 205
Add a Thread to an Articlep. 205
Delete an Articlep. 206
Move or Resize an Article Boxp. 206
Edit Article Propertiesp. 207
Work with the Destinations Tabp. 207
Summaryp. 208
Edit PDF Documents
The Basics of Editing PDF Documentsp. 211
Edit Visually with Thumbnailsp. 212
Use the Pages Tab Options Menup. 212
Use the Pages Context Menup. 214
Insert Pagesp. 214
Delete Pagesp. 214
Drag-and-Drop Editingp. 215
Reorder Document Pagesp. 215
Copy Pages from Other Documentsp. 216
Edit with Menu Commandsp. 217
Insert Pagesp. 217
Delete Pagesp. 218
Replace Pagesp. 218
Extract Pagesp. 220
Crop Pagesp. 220
Use the Crop Toolp. 222
Rotate Pagesp. 223
Number Pagesp. 224
Append PDF Documentsp. 226
Adding Page Transitionsp. 227
Touch Up a PDF Documentp. 228
Use the TouchUp Text Toolp. 228
Use the TouchUp Object Tool (Professional Only)p. 232
Use the TouchUp Object Tool Context Menup. 232
Summaryp. 234
Review PDF Documentsp. 235
Initiate an E-Mail Reviewp. 236
Use the Review Trackerp. 237
Use the Comments Tabp. 239
Navigate to a Commentp. 239
Use the Comments Options Menup. 240
Use the Comments Tab Context Menup. 240
Add Commentsp. 245
Use the Note Toolp. 245
Set Note Propertiesp. 246
Modify Note Textp. 247
Edit Notesp. 248
Add Audio Commentsp. 249
Create Text Annotationsp. 250
Use the Text Box Toolp. 251
Edit Text Box Annotationsp. 252
Attach Files to Documentp. 253
Open a File Attachmentp. 254
Edit File Attachment Propertiesp. 254
Apply a Stampp. 255
Use the Stamp Toolp. 255
Edit Stamp Propertiesp. 256
Delete a Stampp. 256
Mark Up a Documentp. 256
Highlight Textp. 257
Use the Highlight Toolsp. 258
Edit Comment Propertiesp. 258
Use Graphic Elementsp. 259
Use the Pencil Toolp. 260
Use the Drawing Toolbarp. 262
Attach a Pop-Up Notep. 265
Edit a Pop-Up Notep. 266
Export Commentsp. 266
Import Commentsp. 267
Summaryp. 267
Add Security and Distribute PDF Documents
Add Digital Signatures and Document Securityp. 271
About Digital Signaturesp. 272
Use Digital Signaturesp. 273
Create a User Profilep. 274
Modify Signature Appearancep. 275
Sign a Documentp. 277
Choose a Digital IDp. 280
Change Digital ID Passwordp. 280
Change Password Settingsp. 281
Use the Signatures Tabp. 282
Create a Blank Signature Fieldp. 288
About Acrobat Securityp. 290
Certify a Documentp. 290
Use Acrobat Password Securityp. 291
Use Acrobat Certificate Securityp. 294
Build a List of Trusted Identitiesp. 294
Exchange Certificatesp. 294
Import a Certificatep. 296
Add Certificate Security to a Documentp. 298
Summaryp. 299
Optimize PDF Documentsp. 301
About Tagged Documentsp. 302
Create a Tagged Documentp. 302
Reflow a Tagged Documentp. 303
Optimize Documents for the Visually Impaired (Professional Only)p. 303
Use the Tags Tab (Professional Only)p. 303
Optimize Documents for Printp. 304
Optimize Documents for CD-ROM Applicationsp. 305
Optimize Documents for the Webp. 305
Customize Distiller Conversion Settingsp. 306
Set General Optionsp. 307
Conversion Settings Images Optionsp. 310
Set Fonts Optionsp. 313
Set Color Optionsp. 315
Set Advanced Optionsp. 319
Set PDF/X Options (Professional Only)p. 321
Save Conversion Settingsp. 324
PDF Font Considerationsp. 324
Embed Fontsp. 325
Subset a Fontp. 325
Preview an Unembedded Font in Acrobatp. 325
Summaryp. 327
Create PDF Documents for the Webp. 329
View PDF Documents in a Web Browserp. 330
About PDF Browser Plug-insp. 332
Download Adobe Readerp. 332
Distribute Adobe Readerp. 333
Reviewing Documents Online (Windows Only)p. 333
Configure Reviewing Preferencesp. 334
Participate in a Browser-Based Reviewp. 336
Work Offline in a Browser-Based Reviewp. 336
Prepare PDF Documents for the Internetp. 337
Add a Base URL to the Documentp. 338
Create Named Destinations and Linksp. 339
Create a Welcome Pagep. 340
Use PDF Forms on the Internetp. 340
Save the Document for the Internetp. 341
About Byteservingp. 342
Create Byteserving PDF Filesp. 342
Name the Documentp. 342
Combine HTML and PDF Filesp. 343
Create HTML Hyperlinks to PDF Documentsp. 343
Create HTML Hyperlinks to Named Destinationsp. 343
Create and Distribute PDF Documents via E-Mailp. 344
Summaryp. 344
Create Enhanced PDFs with Acrobat Professional
Create Formsp. 347
Create a PDF Formp. 348
Fill Out a PDF Formp. 348
About Acrobat Form Fieldsp. 349
Design a Formp. 350
Use the Layout Gridp. 350
Create Form Fieldsp. 351
Specify Field Appearancep. 353
Create a Button Fieldp. 355
Rescale a Button Iconp. 356
Create a Check Boxp. 358
Create a Combo Boxp. 359
Create a List Boxp. 360
Create a Radio Buttonp. 361
Create a Text Fieldp. 362
Create a Digital Signature Fieldp. 364
Spell Check Form Fieldsp. 365
Specify Spell Check Preferencesp. 366
Edit the Dictionaryp. 367
Format Form Fieldsp. 368
Validate Form Fieldsp. 369
Calculate Form Fieldsp. 369
Set Field Calculation Orderp. 370
Create a Reset Form Buttonp. 370
Create a Submit Form Buttonp. 371
Edit a Formp. 373
Use the Form Context Menup. 373
Use the Fields Tabp. 374
Edit Form Field Propertiesp. 375
Delete a Form Fieldp. 375
Align, Reposition, and Resize Form Fieldsp. 375
Duplicate a Form Fieldp. 376
Export Form Datap. 377
Import Form Datap. 377
Use JavaScript Actionsp. 378
Use JavaScript to Subtract and Dividep. 378
Add JavaScript Actions to Form Fieldsp. 379
Summaryp. 381
Add Multimedia Elements to PDF Documentsp. 383
Work with Imagesp. 384
Add Sound to Documentsp. 385
Add Sound to a PDF Documentp. 385
Use the Sound Toolp. 386
Add Movies to PDF Presentationsp. 388
Add Movies to Documentsp. 388
Add Renditions to a Documentp. 390
Edit Media Renditionsp. 392
Create a Multimedia Presentationp. 395
Create an Introductionp. 395
Create a Pop-Up Menu Using Named Destinationsp. 397
Summaryp. 398
Create a PDF Indexp. 399
Edit with Batch Processingp. 400
Use Preset Batch Sequencesp. 400
Edit a Batch Sequencep. 401
Create a New Sequencep. 405
Create an Indexp. 405
Prepare the Documentsp. 405
Optimize PDFs for the Indexp. 407
Build an Indexp. 408
Purge and Rebuild an Indexp. 413
Move an Indexp. 413
Summaryp. 413
Appendixes
Acrobat 6.0 Keyboard Shortcutsp. 417
Acrobat Resourcesp. 423
Adobe Resourcesp. 424
Third-Party Resourcesp. 425
Indexp. 427
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