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When to Use Acrobat CS5 PDF Files

Although Acrobat is part of the Creative Suite 5, it’s not a design tool. So when does it make sense to use Adobe Acrobat PDF files?

Here are some examples: [more…]

Change Page Magnification in Acrobat CS5

Adobe Acrobat Creative Suites 5 provides several preset viewing options to help you zoom in and out of your PDF document. Adobe provides several preset viewing options and you can also customize the magnification [more…]

Customize Toolbars in Acrobat Creative Suite 5

The toolbars in Adobe Acrobat Creative Suite 5 are customizable, so you can display different toolbars or change the location of existing toolbars to meet your needs. [more…]

Change Viewing Mode in Acrobat Creative Suite 5

Adobe Acrobat provides several viewing modes that control how the PDF document is displayed. Choose which viewing mode is used by choosing View→Page Display and selecting the viewing option you want. [more…]

Navigate in Adobe Acrobat Creative Suite 5

Acrobat CS5 offers a variety of panels that are helpful when navigating through PDF documents. The navigation panels are displayed along the left side of your Document window as small icons. Click an icon [more…]

Conversion Options in PDF Maker

Adobe Acrobat Creative Suites 5 includes tools that make it easy to convert Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files to PDF. When you install Acrobat on your computer, it looks for Microsoft Office [more…]

Convert Word or Excel Files to PDF

Adobe Acrobat Creative Suite 5 includes tools that make it easy to convert Microsoft Word and Excel files to PDF. When you install Acrobat on your computer, it looks for Microsoft Office programs. If Acrobat [more…]

Convert PowerPoint Files to PDF

Adobe Acrobat Creative Suite 5 includes tools that make it easy to convert Microsoft PowerPoint files to PDF. When you install Acrobat on your computer, it looks for Microsoft Office programs. If Acrobat [more…]

Create PDF Files from Adobe Creative Suite Applications

You can convert Photoshop files, Illustrator files, or InDesign documents to the Acrobat PDF format so they can be viewed by anyone who has Adobe Reader. This makes sharing your creative endeavors a snap [more…]

Create PDF Files Using Adobe PDF Printer

When you installed Adobe Creative Suite, you also installed a new printer — the Adobe PDF printer — which is used to convert electronic documents to PDF files. The Adobe PDF printer captures all the same [more…]

Convert Paper Documents to Acrobat PDF Files

Once you have Adobe Creative Suites 5, the only other thing you need to convert paper documents into PDF is a scanner. If you expect to scan a large number of pages into PDF, consider purchasing a scanner [more…]

Convert Web Pages to PDF Files

Adobe Acrobat Creative Suite 5 can capture web content such as news stories or business information and turn it into a PDF file. You can convert a single web page or a whole web site. [more…]

Create Bookmarks in PDF Documents

Bookmarks provide a listing of contents that reside within an Adobe Acrobat Creative Suite 5 PDF file or links to external content. You can create bookmarks from existing text or you can use your own text [more…]

Display and Edit Bookmarks in PDF Documents

After adding bookmarks to your Acrobat Creative Suite 5 document, you will want to make sure the Bookmarks panel is on when your user opens it and you are likely to want to change the bookmarks as time [more…]

Add Interactive Links to PDF Documents

When viewing a PDF file in Adobe Acrobat Creative Suite 5, you can add links for e-mail addresses, web addresses, and references to other pages. Links are attached to a region of a page, which you identify [more…]

Add Buttons to Acrobat CS5 PDF Files

Buttons can make your PDF files easier to view online. You can create interactive buttons entirely within Acrobat Creative Suite 5. Or you can import buttons created in other Creative Suite applications [more…]

Create Comments with Acrobat CS5 Sticky Note Tool

You can easily add electronic sticky notes to Adobe Acrobat Creative Suite 5 PDF files by using the Comment & Markup toolbar, which you can access by clicking the Comment option in the Tasks toolbar. You [more…]

Annotate Text with Acrobat CS5 Text Edits Tool

You can easily annotate text in an Adobe Acrobat Creative Suite 5 PDF file by using the Comment & Markup toolbar, which you can access by clicking the Comment option in the Tasks toolbar. You can then [more…]

Stamp PDF Documents with Acrobat CS5 Stamp Tool

You can easily stamp a document in Adobe Acrobat Creative Suite 5 by using the Stamp Tool in the Comment & Markup toolbar, which you can access by clicking the Comment option in the Tasks toolbar. You [more…]

Highlight, Underline, and Cross Out Text in PDF Documents

You can easily highlight, underline, and cross out text in a document in Adobe Acrobat Creative Suite 5 by using the Highlight Text Tool in the Comment & Markup toolbar, which you can access by clicking [more…]

Attach Files to Acrobat CS5 PDF Documents

You can easily attach files to a document in Adobe Acrobat Creative Suite 5 by using the Attach Files Tool in the Comment & Markup toolbar, which you can access by clicking the Comment option in the Tasks [more…]

Add Shapes to Acrobat CS5 PDF Documents

You can easily add clouds, ovals, rectangles, and other shapes to a document in Adobe Acrobat Creative Suite 5 by using the drawing tools in the Comment & Markup toolbar. Access this toolbar by clicking [more…]

Create Notes in Acrobat CS5 PDF Documents

You can easily create notes to prominently display in a document in Adobe Acrobat Creative Suite 5 by using the Text Box Tool in the Comment & Markup toolbar. Access the toolbar by clicking the Comment [more…]

Create Callouts in Acrobat CS5 PDF Documents

You can easily insert a callout text box in a document in Adobe Acrobat Creative Suite 5 by using the Callout Tool in the Comment & Markup toolbar, which you can access by clicking the Comment option in [more…]

Create Freeform Lines with Acrobat CS5 Pencil Tool

You can create freeform lines in Adobe Acrobat Creative Suite 5 documents by using the Pencil Tool in the Comment & Markup toolbar, which you can access by clicking the Comment option in the Tasks toolbar [more…]

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