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Adobe Acrobat 5 PDF for Dummies (For Dummies)
Synopses & Reviews
Create interactive forms, multimedia presentations, and eBooks
Get the scoop on prepress preparation, PDF security, and more
Create, annotate, edit, distribute, and publish PDF files - no experience required!
Adobe Acrobat makes it easy to work with complex documents across platforms. But how do you get a handle on all the things you can do with Acrobat? Relax! This friendly reference shows you how to dive right in, from distilling PDF files, capturing Office documents, and converting Web pages to adding hyperlinks, inserting digital signatures, and creating interactive forms.
The Dummies Way
* Explanations in plain English
* "Get in, get out" information
* Icons and other navigational aids
* Tear-out cheat sheet
* Top ten lists
* A dash of humor and fun
The title covers the essentials of using Adobe Acrobat, including coverage on planning a document for PDF distribution, maintaining the integrity of your fonts and graphics, creating PDFs with Office or the Distiller, updating work with Acrobat, and building virtual forms.
What the book covers: The essentials of using Adobe Acrobat. Includes coverage on planning a document for PDF distribution, maintaining the integrity of your fonts and graphics, creating PDFs with Office or the Distiller, updating work with Acrobat, building virtual forms, preparing PDFs for the Web, adding interactivity, indexing a PDF, collaborating on a PDF, securing a PDF, and preparing PDFs for press.
Series features: Includes the friendly, easy, and often humorous reference that has made Dummies the most popular technology book series ever.
This title fills a void in a hot market as there currently are no beginning reference books on Acrobat, just tutorials and high priced training kits. This new book helps out the professional who needs to distribute documents electronically.
About the Author
Greg Harvey is a veteran computer trainer and the author of bestselling For Dummies books on Excel and Windows.
Table of Contents
Part I: Presenting Acrobat and PDF Files.
Chapter 1: The Ins and Outs of PDF Files.
Chapter 2: Accessing PDF Files.
Chapter 3: Getting Acquainted with Acrobat 5.
Part II: The Wealth of Ways for Creating PDF Files.
Chapter 4: Distilling PDF Files.
Chapter 5: Converting Microsoft Office Documents.
Chapter 6: Capturing Paper Documents.
Chapter 7: Capturing Web Pages.
Chapter 8: Printing PDF Files.
Part III: Reviewing, Editing, and Securing PDFs.
Chapter 9: Annotating PDF Files for Review.
Chapter 10: Editing PDF Files.
Chapter 11: Securing PDF Files.
Chapter 12: Extracting Text and Graphics from PDF Files.
Chapter 13: Cataloging and Distributing PDF Files.
Part IV: PDFs as Electronic Documents.
Chapter 14: Creating Interactive Forms.
Chapter 15: Building and Publishing eBooks.
Chapter 16: Making PDFs into Multimedia Presentations.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 17: The Top Ten Features of Acrobat 5.
Chapter 18: The Ten Commandments for Converting Office Documents into PDF Files.
Chapter 19: The Top Ten Third-Party Acrobat Plug-Ins.
Chapter 20: The Top Ten Online Resources.
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