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Adobe Acrobat 6 PDF For Dummies

Adobe Acrobat 6 PDF For Dummies

Greg Harvey

ISBN: 978-0-764-54432-3 August 2003 412 Pages




Covers accessing and distilling PDF files; converting Microsoft Office documents; capturing paper documents and Web pages; printing, annotating, editing and securing PDF files; extracting text and graphics; cataloging and distributing PDF files; creating interactive forms; and building multimedia presentations.
  • Readers can convert any document to this universal file format, preserving all the fonts, formatting, graphics, and color of the source document regardless of the application and platform used to create it.
  • PDF files can be published and distributed anywhere: in print, attached to e-mail, on corporate servers, posted on Web sites, or on CD-ROM
  • Adobe PDF is the emerging workflow standard in the $400 billion publishing industry and plays a key role in financial services, regulated industries, and government, with more than 155 agencies worldwide sharing Adobe PDF files.

Introduction 1

Part I: Presenting Acrobat and PDF Files 7

Chapter 1: The Ins and Outs of PDF Files 9

Chapter 2: Accessing PDF Files 21

Chapter 3: Getting Acquainted with Acrobat 6 53

Part II: The Wealth of Ways for Creating PDF Files 79

Chapter 4: Distilling PDF Files 81

Chapter 5: Converting Microsoft Office Documents 107

Chapter 6: Capturing Paper Documents 121

Chapter 7: Capturing Web Pages 133

Chapter 8: Printing PDF Files 147

Part III: Reviewing, Editing, and Securing PDFs 159

Chapter 9: Annotating PDF Files for Review 161

Chapter 10: Editing PDF Files 203

Chapter 11: Securing PDF Files 239

Chapter 12: Extracting Text and Graphics from PDF Files 263

Chapter 13: Cataloging and Distributing PDF Files 275

Part IV: PDFs as Electronic Documents 291

Chapter 14: Creating Interactive Forms 293

Chapter 15: Building and Publishing eBooks 327

Chapter 16: Making PDFs into Multimedia Presentations 355

Part V: The Part of Tens 377

Chapter 17: Top Ten Third-Party Acrobat Plug-Ins 379

Chapter 18: Top Ten Online Resources 383

Index 387