Archive for January, 2011

Customizing the Adobe Community Help Client using Preferences

Tweet The Adobe Community Help Client (CHC) offers a number of preferences to help you personalize your CHC, and control how the content is displayed.  Select Edit > Preferences to set your CHC preferences. General Settings You can choose a light or dark colored theme for the CHC. Browsing History and Search History are enabled, […]

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The handy “Find” feature of the Adobe Community Help Client

Tweet While the Search capabilities of the Adobe Community Help Client (CHC) are indeed very powerful, I also find the Find feature of the CHC very handy. You can search for a word or a phrase on a page displayed in the CHC in a keystroke. Just press Ctrl+F and enter the word or phrase that you […]

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Search capabilities in the Adobe Community Help Client

Tweet A few days ago, I wrote a post introducing the Adobe Community Help Client (CHC) for TCS 3.0. Here is the first in the series of blog posts detailing the features of the CHC. In this post, I describe the powerful search capabilities of the CHC. Search is key to the Adobe Community Help Client (CHC), and […]

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Print documents with large page size on regular printer

With the free Adobe Reader X or Acrobat X it is possible to quickly print over-sized files on regular desktop printers, without scaling them down to A4 size. Read on to know how.

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Linking to a page within a PDF (and more!)

Some handy Acrobat tips…

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Making change bars ‘invisible’ in interim PDFs

Another tip on managing change bars efficiently…

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Creating PDF Portfolios

Tweet PDF Portfolios are a powerful way to present your content. Your customers can use the free Adobe Reader, and get rich, engaging content that has become quite the norm today. Portfolios let you package content created in various authoring applications such as FrameMaker, RoboHelp, Captivate, and even non-adobe software such as Microsoft Word and […]

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Clearing change bars in a FrameMaker book

While generating the final PDF for publication, you must remove the change bars in a FrameMaker book. Before you remove the change bars, you should flatten any text insets that the book contains. Here’s information on how you can complete these two tasks…

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Find: Much beyond text…

You can use the Find/Change feature in FrameMaker to look for many different kinds of objects across a book or in a document.

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Fix broken cross-references in PDF files

Tweet It can be challenging to find broken cross-references in long documents — 500 pages, for example. Resolving the cross-reference(s) in the source FrameMaker file and then generating the PDF all over again isn’t the only way out. With Acrobat, you can easily fix broken cross-references in the PDF itself. Here’s how: In Acrobat, click Tools > […]

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