Acrobat 3 for MacIntosh & Windows (Visual QuickStart Guide)

Acrobat 3 for MacIntosh & Windows (Visual QuickStart Guide)

by Ted Alspach

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780201688481
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Publication date: 03/13/1997
Series: Visual QuickStart Guide Series
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Welcome to the Acrobat 3 Visual QuickStart Guide xi(1)
Macintosh and Windows Users xii(1)
How to Use this Book xii(1)
To work through an example xii(1)
Why I'm a PDF Convert xiii
1 ADOBE ACROBAT BASICS
1(8)
Introduction to Adobe Acrobat
1(1)
Why the World Needs Acrobat 3 (A Love Story)
2(1)
What's New in 3.0
3(1)
Acrobat Components
3(1)
The Acrobat Reader Screen
4(1)
The Acrobat Reader Toolbar
5(1)
Mini Glossary
6(2)
Acrobat Reader Menus
8(1)
2 CREATING PDF FILES
9(6)
Where PDF Files Come From
9(1)
Using PDF Writer on a Macintosh
10(1)
Using PDF Writer with Windows
11(1)
Creating PostScript Files
12(1)
Creating PDF Files with Acrobat Distiller
13(2)
3 ACROBAT READER BASICS
15(16)
Introduction to Acrobat Reader
15(1)
Installing Acrobat Reader for Macintosh
16(1)
Installing Acrobat Reader for Windows
17(1)
Opening and Closing PDF Files
18(1)
Zooming In
19(1)
Zooming Out
20(1)
The Preset Zoom Levels
21(1)
Zooming to a Specific Zoom Percentage
22(1)
Hiding Everything but the Document
23(1)
Moving Around within a Page
24(1)
Document Navigation
25(1)
Viewing Bookmarks and Thumbnails
26(1)
Using Bookmarks and Thumbnails
27(1)
Printing a PDF Document (Macintosh)
28(1)
Choosing a Printer (Macintosh)
29(1)
Printing a PDF Document (Windows)
30(1)
4 ACROBAT READER IN DEPTH
31(16)
Advanced Acrobat Reader Introduction
31(1)
Reading Document Info
32(1)
Checking for Font Usage
33(1)
Acrobat Reader Security
34(1)
How to Select Text and Graphics
35(1)
Cut, Copy, and Paste
36(1)
Changing the Default Magnification
37(1)
How to Modify the Maximum Magnification
38(1)
How to Change Other Reader Preferences
39(1)
How to Work in Full Screen Mode
40(1)
How to Change the Full Screen Preferences
41(1)
How to Read Embedded Notes
42(1)
How to Arrange Multiple Windows
43(1)
How to Close All Open Documents
44(1)
How to Find Text
45(1)
How to Give Away Acrobat Reader
46(1)
5 USING PDF WRITER
47(8)
Intro to PDF Writer
47(1)
Using PDF Writer on a Macintosh
48(1)
Using PDF Writer on a Windows System
49(1)
How to Print to the PDF Writer
50(1)
PDF Writer Options
51(1)
How to Customize the PDF Writer Options
52(1)
How to Embed Fonts in PDF Documents
53(2)
6 USING ACROBAT DISTILLER WITH POSTSCRIPT FILES
55(10)
Intro to Acrobat Distiller
55(1)
Creating PostScript Files
56(1)
Starting and Running Acrobat Distiller
57(1)
Distilling PostScript into PDF
58(1)
Acrobat Distiller Preferences
59(1)
Acrobat Distiller Job Options
60(1)
Compression Job Options
61(1)
Font Embedding and Advanced Job Options
62(1)
Changing Acrobat Distiller Font Locations
63(1)
Automating Distiller with Watched Folders
64(1)
7 ACROBAT EXCHANGE BASICS
65(14)
Intro to Acrobat Exchange
65(1)
Running and Quitting Exchange
66(1)
Opening and Closing PDF Files with Exchange
67(1)
How to View Document Info
68(1)
How to Change Document Info
69(1)
Changing the way PDF Files Open
70(1)
Open Info Option Explanations
71(1)
Rotating PDF Pages
72(1)
Inserting Pages
73(1)
Extracting PDF Pages
74(1)
Replacing PDF Pages
75(1)
Cropping PDF Pages
76(2)
Deleting Pages from PDF Documents
78(1)
8 ACROBAT EXCHANGE IN DEPTH
79(18)
Acrobat Exchange in Depth
79(1)
Creating Bookmarks
80(1)
Viewing and Relocating Bookmarks
81(1)
Changing Bookmark Properties
82(1)
Moving and Embedding Bookmarks
83(1)
Creating and Viewing Thumbnails
84(1)
Deleting and Changing Thumbnails
85(1)
Creating a Note
86(1)
Adding Text to a Note
87(1)
Importing Notes
88(1)
Exporting Notes
89(1)
Deleting Notes
90(1)
Changing Note Color
91(1)
Editing Text with Acrobat Exchange
92(1)
Adding Movies to PDF Documents
93(1)
Creating Articles
94(1)
Continuing Articles and Article Properties
95(2)
9 LINKS
97(6)
Links
97(1)
All About Links
98(1)
Creating Links within Acrobat Exchange
99(1)
Changing Zoom Levels and Editing Links
100(1)
Link Properties
101(1)
Deleting Links
102(1)
10 EDITING PDF FILES WITH ILLUSTRATOR
103(6)
Using Adobe Illustrator to Edit PDF Files
103(1)
Opening PDF Files in Illustrator
104(1)
Editing PDF Text in Illustrator
105(1)
Editing PDF Images with Illustrator
106(1)
Saving PDF Files in Illustrator
107(2)
11 PLUG-INS
109(6)
Plug-ins
109(1)
How Plug-ins Work
110(1)
Using the Super Crop Plug-in
111(1)
Using the Super Preferences Plug-in
112(1)
Using 3rd Party Plug-ins
113(2)
12 FORMS
115(14)
About Forms
115(1)
Creating Form Documents
116(1)
All About Form Fields
117(1)
Creating Form Fields in Acrobat
118(1)
Changing Text Options
119(1)
Changing the Appearance of Fields
120(1)
Adjusting the Size and Position of a Field
121(1)
Duplicating Existing Fields
122(1)
Adding a Combo Box Field
123(1)
Creating Check Box Fields
124(1)
The Check Box Styles
125(1)
Using Radio Buttons
126(1)
Linking Radio Buttons
127(1)
Understanding Interface Design
128(1)
13 MULTIMEDIA
129(10)
About Multimedia
129(1)
Multimedia PDF Documents
130(1)
Taking Control of the Screen
131(1)
Turning Elements into Buttons
132(1)
Creating Before and After Button States
133(1)
Adding PDF Buttons
134(1)
Interactivity Without Clicking
135(1)
Making a Movie Play Automatically
136(3)
14 CAPTURE
139(8)
About Capture
139(1)
Using the Capture Plug-In
140(1)
Importing Images and Scans
141(1)
Capturing Images
142(1)
Before and After Capturing
143(1)
Editing Captured Text
144(1)
Finding and Reviewing Suspects
145(2)
15 SECURITY
147(6)
Security Concerns
147(1)
Preventing Unauthorized Access to PDF Files
148(1)
Opening Locked PDF Files
149(1)
Other Security Options
150(1)
Choosing a Password
151(2)
16 PDF FILES AND THE WEB
153(8)
Why Adobe Doesn't Have an HTML Browser
153(1)
Installing the PDFViewer Plug-in
154(1)
Viewing PDF Files on the Web
155(1)
Creating PDF Files for the Web
156(1)
Batch Optimizing PDF Files
157(1)
Byteserving PDF Files
158(1)
Providing Non-Optimized PDF Files
159(2)
17 BLENDING HTML WITH PDF
161(8)
Combining HTML and PDF Pages
161(1)
Creating an HTML Link to a PDF Document
162(1)
Creating a link for Macintosh Reader 3
163(1)
Creating a link for Windows Reader 3
164(1)
Home Page Techniques
165(1)
Embedding PDF within HTML
166(1)
Creating PDF Links to HTML Pages
167(2)
18 PDF FONT STRATEGIES
169(6)
PDF Font Strategies
169(1)
When to Embed Fonts
170(1)
Anti-aliasing Fonts
171(1)
Type Size and Column Widths
172(1)
Readability of Fonts on Screen
173(2)
19 PDF GRAPHICS STRATEGIES
175(10)
PDF Graphics Strategies
175(1)
Using JPEG Compression
176(1)
Using GIF Compression
177(1)
Working with Vector Graphics
178(1)
Keeping the File Size Small
179(1)
Downsampling
180(1)
White Space is Your Friend
181(1)
Backgrounds
182(3)
Index 185

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