A few customers have asked me recently if they can add a QR Code to a PDF file for each link they have on the page. We all know that PDF files can have links to external material. But, PDF files often get printed… and the last time I checked, you can click on a piece of paper all day long and it won’t execute a hyperlink. However, a piece of paper can display a bar code and most smart phones can read a QR code.
There are now five basic utility scripts bundled into the one, each one demonstrates a different aspect of working with PDF Portfolios or what the API calls “Collections”. To keep things simple, I’ve copied my earlier posts about my Portfolio Utilities to this page. The new feature that allows you to change the initial view of a Portfolio is at the bottom of the post.
I just updated the The Web Designer’s Guide to Acrobat with new information about tracking PDF downloads. The two platforms that I discuss are the Adobe Online Marketing Suite and Google Analytics. If anyone is using anything else, please let me know via the comments and I’ll do some research and add the information.
Changes for 10.1.1
By design, Acrobat processes do not write to the %ApplicationData%\ Acrobat\Privileged\10.0 folder. Additionally, sandboxed processes are specifically prohibited from writing to that folder. Thus, the most secure operation involves enabling Protected View in Acrobat and Protected Mode in Reader and thereby sandboxing all processes.
- Vista and Windows 7:
For example, the new path might be
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I just updated the The Web Designer’s Guide to Acrobat with new information about detecting if the Reader or Acrobat plugin is installed. Withthe recent changes in Lion, plugin detection is more important than ever to ensure a good user experience. I also updated the section on embedding PDF in the browser.
There are now four basic utility scripts bundled into the one, each one demonstrates a different aspect of working with PDF Portfolios or what the API calls “Collections”. To keep things simple, I’ve copied my earlier posts about my Portfolio Utilities to this page. If you are just interested in the new feature you can
Note: Instruction in this post require Adobe Acrobat X Pro
At Adobe we’ve actually leveraged this capability to enable one of our partners to create Dynamic PDF files for our customer success stories. Almost all of the work takes place in InDesign where they’re most comfortable. The final step happens in Acrobat; they simply run an Action that I developed for them. Seconds later, the job is complete.
UPDATE: Now works with Acrobat X
There are three basic utility scripts bundled into the one, each one demonstrates a different aspect of working with PDF Portfolios or what the API calls “Collections”.