Archive for January, 2007

Adobe to Release PDF for Industry Standardization

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AIIM to Facilitate ISO Standards Process for Leading Electronic Document Format
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Jan. 29, 2007 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that it intends to release the full Portable Document Format (PDF) 1.7 specification to AIIM, the Enterprise Content Management Association, for the purpose of publication by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
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Second installment of the Measure Tools in Acrobat 8 Pro.

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Well it was a fun weekend, the Saints, almost made the super bowl, Payton Manning finally gets to go to the super bowl, Thierry Henry’s header in the 93rd minute puts Man U down 2-1 and puts the premiership in question, and it finally got above freezing here in Dallas!  Therefore, all the stars aligned for me and my family to do some house shopping.  I got some plans from a popular custom home builder that allows you to design your house with their flash interface (for another entry) and output a PDF of the plans (very cool), but, the problem is, I wanted to add some rooms. I needed to know the scale so I could calculate the square footage and know if I am still in my price range once the room was added.  Enter the second installment of the Measure Tools for Acrobat for AEC in Acrobat 8 Professional!

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Local Adobe Forums focused on AEC ; Where have you been?

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Local Adobe Forums focused on AEC – Where have you been?

Hey all, it’s me again, you know it’s funny, when I started at Adobe, we had just started building a team to support the AEC industry, we now have a full marketing team, product and project managers, sales and SE’s, many AEC flavored products (Acrobat 8 Professional, Acrobat 3D, Acrobat Connect, LiveCycle Policy Server, LiveCycle Workflow…), and then there’s little ol’ me.  I have the best job of all.  Acrobat for AEC-Read on for more!

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The Measuring Tools in Acrobat 8 Professional

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Hello again, well, things have been going well, Acrobat 8 has launched and I’ll be hitting the road soon to bring you the new cool features of Acrobat 8 Professional and Acrobat 8 3D. I was asked recently that someone needed to do some measuring to make a couple of changes, so in this edition I want to discuss a little known or less used feature for Acrobat for AEC: The Measuring Tools!

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Hello all, allow me to introduce myself

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Hello all, I would like to introduce myself; I am Tim Huff, the Business Development Manager here at Adobe. My job here is to focus on the AEC industry and see how and where our products help you the AEC Professional. Look at it as an Acrobat for AEC Blog plus all the other cool stuff!

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