Archive for March, 2007

Weekly Webinar Series, Acrobat for AEC / EPC coming

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Hello all, I wanted to introduce you to a new webinar series I am doing called called Adobe Acrobat for AEC / EPC Online eSeminar Series. I am really excited, it is every week for 30 minutes and will cover a certain subject in our industry. Take for example Forms, we will have 2 sessions of how to use forms, and how to set up collaborative sessions, how to mark up a document, tips and tricks, you name it we got it! So, tell your friends to come on by and check it out. I will be giving a way 1 Acrobat 8 Professional EACH Week!!! So you’ll want to come by….Humm maybe I shouldn’t have mentioned that, now you may not tell your friends to up your odds. Well forget that, and the more sessions you attend the better your odds, hows that!

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Kuler, Adobe Labs, Acrobat for AEC…Huh?

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Kuler, Adobe Labs, Acrobat for AEC…Huh? So, that has to raise a couple of eyebrows eh. Welp, I have to keep you on your toes or it wouldn’t be much fun now would it? So how does these strange new things come to play in the Acrobat for AEC blog? If you remember our first installment, I said I would discuss all Adobe Products and how they would fit in the AEC and EPC industry, here is our first dance outside the lines of Acrobat.

 

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Going green? Start by slaying the paper trail!

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I have been going through the LEED process and have noticed what I think is a missing piece in the process. They discuss sustainability, lower energy usage, lower water consumption, material recycle, and lower material waste. But, what I find interesting is there is little to no mention of the huge paper trail that is associated with each project. Take a look at the design submittal process, or the construction documentation, or even the facilities life cycle, reams of paper are used here and it seems to be overlooked! I believe that to be a truly “Green” structure, it starts with design through facilities, to the grave to rebirth. Acrobat 8 Professional and Acrobat 3D with PDF and metadata can help slay the “Forrest” of paper that is used during these processes

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Acrobat Users Community

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Hey all I wanted to be sure you were all aware that there is this cool site called AcrobatUsers.com. It is a great resource of all Acrobat and PDF, currently they are featuring an Acrobat 3D gallery with links to a variety of 3D PDFs. So go on over and check them out!

AcrobatUsers.com
http://www.acrobatusers.com/

3D Gallery
http://www.acrobatusers.com/tech_corners/3d/3d_gallery/

Acrobat 3D blog at AcrobatUsers.com
http://www.acrobatusers.com/blogs/acrobat3d/

Kurt Foss Acro bytes blog
http://www.acrobatusers.com/blogs/kfoss/

AcrobatUsers.com blogs
http://www.acrobatusers.com/blogs/

This is all good stuf and will help Acrobat for AEC and Acrobat in the AEC Blog. Welp gots to go Chelsa is beating Portsmoth 1 – 0 at half :-)

Thanks all
Tim Huff
Acrobat for AEC
Acrobat in the AEC Blog

Adding focus using the Crop Tool

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In this entry of the Acrobat for AEC Blog, I want to show you a cool little tip and trick I picked up while visiting a leading AEC design firm. While we where sitting around I was asked “Hey Tim, can you crop a PDF?” I said with full confidence “Of course we can.” And I started to show them this…..

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