Adobe Acrobat is one of the most widely recognized tools for document management, office communications, and improved workflow, and Acrobat 8 is the most powerful version yet, introducing new tools for shared reviews, creating automated forms, license management, additional security, and many others. Now that PDF has become the ubiquitous electronic document format, industries as diverse as engineering, legal, manufacturing, and government all rely on Acrobat to make their tasks run smoother and more efficiently. Here to help guide you, Acrobat expert Donna Baker presents real-life scenarios that you can apply to any situation in which document control and management is an issue. With practical advice, productivity tips, and step-by-step directions for using the latest Acrobat features, Acrobat 8 in the Office will help you understand the broad capabilities of this “what-can’t-it-do?” software. Among other useful features, this book also
• Shows you how to use Acrobat in real-life situations to improve productivity, cost savings, and communication. • Covers the new features in Acrobat 8, including shared reviewing, Acrobat Connect (an online meeting room), auto-recognition form fields, new merging and document optimizing tools, redaction tools. • Describes how to best combine new and existing Acrobat tools to accomplish nearly any office communication task. • Includes a companion Web site at www.donnabaker.ca/downloads.html that contains source files for examples in the book, plus bonus projects and case study chapters.
Information development specialist Donna L. Baker writes extensively about graphics applications and interactive knowledge products. She presents at professional development seminars and Acrobat user group meetings, and consults for a wide range of industries. Her work has appeared on PlanetPDF and Adobe Studio Web sites, and she has written several books about Acrobat, including the previous edition of this book and the popular Adobe Acrobat How-Tos.