by Barb Binder These days, all of our PDF documents really should be 508 compliant. This includes adding text descriptions to images so that someone using a screen reader to accommodate a visual disability can hear a description of what an image contains. These descriptions can be added in Acrobat (Standard or Professional) via View > […]Continue Reading
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by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on Adobe Acrobat Updated for Acrobat DC on Jul 1 2016 This ought to be easy to figure out, but while not many Adobe Acrobat Professional users care about measuring, those that do tell me they have a tough time figuring out how to use it. Here’s how it works: The measuring scale […]Continue Reading
by Barb Binder I had an opportunity last week to teach an Advanced Acrobat X class for one of the well-known ski towns in Colorado. The folks in my class were responsible for reviewing building plans from architects, engineers and even the untrained homeowner scribbling on a napkin to make sure that the plans adhered to […]Continue Reading
by Barb Binder It’s easy to ignore the Description tab of the Document Properties dialog box in Adobe Acrobat. You may never even think about it as you create, enhance and review your PDFs. But if you start amassing a large collection of PDFs, that would be a grave mistake. The Description fields are easily searched […]Continue Reading
by Barb Binder Yesterday, I found myself in the undesirable situation of having just created 50+ PDFs that were ready to be sent to the client, only to realize that I forgot to enter the description fields… on all of them! (If you are not familiar with description fields, check out Adobe Acrobat X: Adding Description […]Continue Reading
by Barb Binder I received the following inquiry from one of my recent Advanced Adobe FrameMaker students. I have a question about formatting tables in FrameMaker 9. My document has a large table that is built with 6 columns (example below): I need to create additional rows at the bottom of the table, that evenly divide […]Continue Reading