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Acrobat PDF Bible
Padova, Ted.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Foster City, CA : IDG Books, [1999]

Physical Description:
xxvi, 702 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
General Note:
Includes index.
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Z286.E43 P32 1999 TEXT Book and Software Set Central Closed Stacks

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If you're a graphic artist or prepress specialist looking for the most efficient way to deliver files to clients and printers, or a Webmaster repurposing information for your Web site, or a manager aiming to cut software licensing costs and streamline information distribution, then you need this book! Packed with insider tips and innovative ideas, Acrobat® PDF Bible delivers all the information you need to create files that anyone can view, annotate, edit, print, and publish -- regardless of platform, software, or media.

Author Notes

About the Author Ted Padova is the chief executive officer of The Image Source, a digital imaging and photofinishing center in Ventura, California. As a speaker, Ted has delivered presentations on digital prepress, halftones, and Photoshop methods on behalf of Thunder Lizard Productions at both the Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator conferences. Ted writes a feature column for the Los Angeles Macintosh User Group Magazine and has published over 40 journal articles on digital prepress and application software methods.

Table of Contents

Part I Welcome to Adobe Acrobat
Chapter 1 Getting to Know Adobe Acrobat
Chapter 2 Viewing and Searching PDF Files
Chapter 3 Using Acrobat Reader
Part II Creating PDF Documents
Chapter 4 Creating PDFs with PDFWriter
Chapter 5 Using Acrobat Distiller
Chapter 6 PDF Exports and Imports
Chapter 7 Using Acrobat Exchange
Part III Enhancing PDF Documents
Chapter 8 Annotations, Text, and Graphics
Chapter 9 Articles, Bookmarks, and Thumbnails
Chapter 10 Creating Hypertext Links
Chapter 11 Working with Forms
Chapter 12 Creating Search Indexes with Acrobat Catalog
Chapter 13 Scanning in Acrobat
Chapter 14 Converting Scans to Text
Part IV Advanced Acrobat Applications
Chapter 15 PDF and the Web
Chapter 16 Printing and Digital Prepress
Chapter 17 PDFs and CD-ROMs
Chapter 18 Using Plug-ins
About the CD-ROM
End-User License Agreement
CD-ROM Installation Instructions