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Adobe Acrobat 5

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ISBN-10: 0672323141

ISBN-13: 9780672323140

Edition: 2002

Authors: Sally Cox, Christopher E. Smith

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The Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF) has become a popular method for distributing documents online. This text provides information on how to distribute documents, while maintaining control over security and document access.
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List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 12/6/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Sally Cox has 12 years of experience in the printing/publishing industry and is a former art director for Adobe Systems on the multimedia team. She is an Adobe Certified Software Trainer, and published author of books and white papers on Adobe products. Sally has taught graphic design courses at two Art Institute of California campuses, and continues teaching Adobe software, both in the classroom and online via Adobe Connect Pro. She delights in combining her print background with new technologies to stay on the cutting edge.

George F. Cole is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Connecticut. He has been recognized for outstanding teaching and research and in 1995 was named a Fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. A specialist in the administration of criminal justice, he has published extensively on such topics as prosecution, courts, and corrections. He developed and directed the graduate corrections program at the University of Connecticut and was a Fellow at the National Institute of Justice (1988). Among his other accomplishments, he has been granted two awards under the Fulbright-Hays Program to conduct criminal justice research in England and the former Yugoslavia. He…    

Introduction
Getting Started with Acrobat and PDF
What's So Great About PDF?
How Can PDF Change Your Office Environment?
How Do PDF Documents Differ from Other Documents?
Adobe Acrobat or Reader--What's the Difference?
System Requirements
What's in the Box and What's Available
The Acrobat Interface
Navigating in Acrobat
Summary
Workshop
Navigating in PDF Files
Page Modes
Page Layout
Navigation Tools and Techniques
Summary
Workshop
Creating PDF Files
Where Do PDF Files Come From?
Not All PDF Files Are the Same Quality
PDF Files as eBooks
Tools for Creating PDF Files
Summary
Workshop
Creating PDF Files from Your Electronic Documents
A Short History of WYSIWYG
The Best Choice for Making PDF Files: Acrobat Distiller
The Acrobat Distiller Main Window
Making a PDF File Using Distiller
Customizing Distiller Settings
Creating Personalized Settings for Distiller
Security
Automating Distiller: Creating Watched Folders
Creating PDF Files Without Launching Distiller
Summary
Workshop
Easy PDF Creation for Microsoft Office Users
PDFMaker--Creating PDF Files Easily
Customizing Settings for PDFMaker
Using the Convert to Adobe PDF and Email Option
Summary
Workshop
Converting Paper Documents to PDF
About Acrobat Capture
Scanning Documents into Acrobat
Converting Previously Scanned Files to PDF
Making Scanned Files Searchable: OCR in Acrobat
Cleaning Up OCR Mistakes
Paper Capture Online
Summary
Workshop
Converting HTML to PDF with Web Capture
HTML Versus PDF--What's the Difference?
Why Use Web Capture?
Converting HTML to PDF: Capturing a Page or Site
Conversion Settings
Setting Web Capture Preferences
Locating Web Links Within a Document
Adding PDF Pages from Web Links
Summary
Workshop
Using and Adding Navigational Tools to PDF Files
Managing Pages with Thumbnails
What Are Thumbnails?
Embedding Thumbnails in a PDF File
Using Thumbnails for Navigation
Rearranging Page Sequence
Deleting Pages
Merging Pages Between Documents
Using Menu Commands and Context Menus
Summary
Workshop
Creating an Interactive TOC with Bookmarks
Navigating and Using Bookmarks
Creating and Customizing Bookmarks
Modifying Bookmarks
Applying Actions to Bookmarks
Renaming Bookmarks
Arranging Bookmarks
Setting a Document to Show Bookmarks When Opened
Bookmark Properties
Deleting Bookmarks
Summary
Workshop
Using Links to Add Interactivity to PDF Files
Using Links
Creating Links Within PDF Files
Link Properties and Actions
Editing an Existing Link
Automatically Creating Links to Web Sites
Setting Page Actions
Creating and Modifying Destinations
Using Articles
Changing Existing Articles
Summary
Workshop
Reviewing and Editing PDF Files
Extracting Text and Graphics
Extracting Portions of Text
Extracting Tables and Formatted Text (Windows Only)
Extracting Entire PDF Files for Editing
Extracting Images
Summary
Workshop
Editing a PDF File
Editing Text with the TouchUp Text Tool
Limitations to Text-Editing Capabilities
Changing Text Attributes
Additional Text-Editing Capabilities
Editing Graphics with the TouchUp Object Tool
Using Third-Party Editing Tools
Editing Entire PDF Files
Summary
Workshop
Adding Comments and Annotations
A Few Facts About the Use of Comments
Comments Tools
Graphic Markup Tools
Text Markup Tools
Other Things You Can Do with Comments in Acrobat
Sharing Comments Online
Summary
Workshop
Document Security and Digital Signatures
Creating and Applying Digital Signatures
Using Digital Signatures
Creating a Profile
Sharing Your Public Profile
Importing Signature Certificates
Verifying Digital Signatures
Using the Signature Palette
Applying a Signature
Invisibly Signing Documents
Changing the Appearance and Properties of Your Signature
Summary
Workshop
Protecting Your PDF Files
About Document Security with Acrobat
Applying Password Security for Opening a Document
Using Security to Restrict Access to Features
Applying User-Level Security with Digital Signatures
Changing Security Options
Digital Rights Management and eBook Security
Summary
Workshop
Forms and Buttons
Creating and Using Interactive Forms
The Power of Creating Forms in Acrobat
PDF Forms Versus HTML Forms
Creating Form Fields
Working with Form Fields
Validating and Calculating with a Form Field
Form Data Use Over the World Wide Web
Summary
Workshop
Using PDF Files for Multimedia Presentations
Enhancing a PDF with Multimedia
Using Movies and Sound Within PDF Files
Correct File Formats for Movie and Sound Files
General Information About Inserting Movies into PDF Documents
Inserting Sounds into PDF Documents
Adding Buttons Such as Stop, Play, and Pause
Important Considerations When Using Movies and Sounds
Using a Page Action to Play a Sound
Summary
Workshop
Using Acrobat for Presentations: The Full-Screen Mode
Creating Presentations
Design Considerations for Full-Screen Presentations
Setting Documents to Open in Full-Screen Mode
Changing Full-Screen Preferences
Summary
Workshop
Advanced Topics
Automating Acrobat with Batch Processing
Overview of Batch Processing
Using Predefined Batch Sequences
Editing the Batch Sequences
Creating Your Own Batch Sequence
Sharing Batch Sequences Among Other Computers
Useful Batch-Processing Examples
Summary
Workshop
Setting Preferences and Properties
Document Properties
Accessing Other Document Properties
Document Summary
Working with Document Preferences
Setting Table/Formatted Text Preferences
Web Capture Preferences
Internet Settings
Summary
Workshop
Searching Multiple PDF Files
Why Index Your PDF Documents?
Building a Searchable Index
Finding Versus Searching
Refining a Search
Purging and Rebuilding Indexes
Summary
Workshop
Designing PDF Documents
Paper Versus Digital
Screen Sizes and Resolution
Typeface Considerations
Graphic Resolution
Color Space
Summary
Workshop
Making PDF Files Accessible for All
Accessibility Features
Verifying Line Endings in a Reflowed PDF Document
Changing the Reflow Order in Tagged PDF Documents
Converting Existing PDF Documents to Accessible PDF Documents
Checking for Accessibility
Checking Accessibility
Editing the Logical Structure Tree Using the Tags Palette
Summary
Workshop
Printing with Acrobat
Printing Annotations
Printing Page Ranges and Nonconsecutive Pages
Printing a Portion of a Page
Adjusting Print Sizes
Printing Oversize Documents
Prepress Options in Print Settings
Trapping Key
Printing and Prepress Plug-ins
Troubleshooting Printing Problems
Summary
Workshop