Adobe Acrobat 5: The Professional User's Guide / Edition 1

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Overview

Adobe Acrobat 5: The Professional User's Guide is designed for professionals, covering all of the programs major components, and providing thorough instruction on how to use Acrobat as effectively as possible. Throughout the book, renowned author Donna Baker includes a series of "Workflow Tips" designed to give you immediate direction on how to use Acrobat's features, how to make planning decisions, and how to avoid common mistakes. This book also includes a comprehensive project chapter that illustrates a real-life scenario involving project planning and form design processes.

The book is organized into functional sections for ease of use. After a general introduction to Acrobat 5, the book moves on to creation and security issues, and then covers output options, with several chapters devoted to different forms of output. An extensive chapter on Acrobat JavaScript is also included for reference. All topical chapters have projects, tutorials, and demonstrations.

The accompanying CD-ROM includes complete source files from the books projects and tutorials, as well as completed versions of the project files for reference and troubleshooting.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590590232
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 4/9/2002
  • Edition description: BK&CD-ROM
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 576
  • Product dimensions: 1.17 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 7.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Donna L. Baker is an information developer and graphic designer. She is also contributing editor for the online magazine, WindoWatch.com, and is the author of Coursebuilder for Dreamweaver F/X and Design (2002), How to Use Adobe After Effects 5.0 & 5.5 (2002), and Adobe Premiere 6.5 Complete Course (2003). Throughout her career, she has been involved in software, teaching, and knowledge management in different forms, from being a technical writer for a software company to working as a college curriculum developer and instructor. Find out more about Donna and what's new and interesting in her world by visiting her home page, http://www.donnabaker.ca.
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Table of Contents

About the Author
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1 Welcome to Acrobat 5 1
Ch. 2 How Acrobat Works 25
Ch. 3 Creating PDF Files 55
Ch. 4 Making Your Documents Secure 83
Ch. 5 Collaborating on Document Creation and Modification 117
Ch. 6 Repurposing Content 141
Ch. 7 Planning and Preparing for Output 171
Ch. 8 Making Documents Accessible to Everyone 205
Ch. 9 Indexing and Structuring Documents 237
Ch. 10 Creating Forms with Acrobat 267
Ch. 11 Print It! 307
Ch. 12 Using Advanced Acrobat Activities 339
Ch. 13 All About E-Books 363
Ch. 14 Collaborating over Networks 393
Ch. 15 Putting It All Together 421
Ch. 16 More on JavaScript 457
App. A: References and Further Information 515
App. B Acrobat Plug-ins 519
App. C Adobe Certified Expert Exam Criteria 531
Index 535
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