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Adobe Acrobat 3D Version 8 Classroom in a Book (Classroom in a Book)by Adobe Creative Team
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Adobe Acrobat 3D, the newest member of the Acrobat family, enables engineering and technical professionals to publish and share 3D design information from major CAD applications with virtually any computer user, significantly enhancing collaboration within extended design and manufacturing teams. The result can be improved accuracy and a reduction in design and manufacturing costs, effort, and time to market. Realizing that the users Acrobat 3D is designed for--creative and engineering design pros who work with complex electronic documents--aren't going to interrupt their production cycles to take a class, Adobe has brought the classroom to them. Through a series of self-paced lessons (each of which builds on the last and includes hands-on projects that the reader can create using the files on the accompanying DVD), this guide acquaints users with all of Acrobat 3D's regular features for creating, reviewing, editing, commenting on, restructuring, and preflighting PDF files. It also includes thorough coverage of Acrobat 3D’s new industrial-strength features, such as creating Adobe PDF documents with 3D designs from major CAD applications; inserting 3D CAD designs into Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and converting to Adobe PDF; creating rich, interactive documents with 3D content and more. Professional tips and techniques are scattered throughout.
Book News Annotation:
This guide describes the features of Adobe Acrobat 3D Version 8 in 10 lessons. Lessons cover the toolkit, work area, converting 3D design files to Adobe PDF, working with PDF models, using Acrobat 3D in the manufacturing workflow, adding security, reviewing and commenting, creating 2D graphics and animations, using models in technical publishing, and adding 3D content to Microsoft Office files. Familiarity with the basic tools and features in Adobe Acrobat 8 is assumed, as is knowledge of 3D concepts and modeling applications. The CD-ROM contains lesson files and instructional movies. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This comprehensive title offers project-based training to give users a thorough lesson in document-based design collaboration with Adobe Acrobat 3D. It covers such new features as converting 3D content from major CAD applications into Adobe PDF files, combining 3D files with other documents, and more. The CD-ROM includes the media and lesson fliers needed to complete the book's projects.
About the Author
The Adobe Creative Team of designers, writers, and editors has extensive, real-world knowledge of Adobe products. They work closely with the Adobe product development teams and Adobe's Instructional Communications team to come up with creative, challenging, and visually appealing projects to help both new and experienced users get up to speed quickly on Adobe software products.
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