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[22 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

My old work-buddy Kurt Foss, Online Editor of Adobe Acrobat User Community, wrote a short piece on a video I’ve been trying to track down for some time. 
The video is centered around a typical “office of the 90s ” and is included on page 24 as part of a Flash-presentation that celebrates “25 Years of Innovation” at Adobe Systems.
It takes us back 15 years ago to the land of ascii text, overnight mail, copier jams and filing cabinets laden with paper-based-documents. Although Kurt says that “Acrobat humor is a narrow niche”, …

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[11 Sep 2008 | One Comment | ]

On Wednesday, September 17, 2008, The Acrobat User Community Team will be hosting an eSeminar on how to drop a flash file inside a PDF without the need for any additional media players.

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[4 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

Ever encounter the problem where you’re reading, writing, and publishing more than one document at the same time?  
Rhetorical question!
You know the scenario — you’ve got multiple windows open — all stacked on top of each other, you’re alt-tabbing applications to the point of arth-thumb-ritis. Even with 2 x 21″ screens and your Intel® Core™2 Extreme processor QX9770, you feel like you’re driving your Ferrari F430 Spider with the hand-break on.
Well, a quick and easy solution to this problem is to pick yourself up a copy of Desktop Rover™ v4.0. You will need multiple …

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[17 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

As a follow on from my previous post, for those interested in PDF-based eBooks, I should draw your attention to the free books site Planet eBook — a site I co-founded with Planet PDF.
Whilst it’s now dedicated to to publishing a variety of classics — as unlocked free ebooks (and if requested, will hunt one down and perform the conversion for you) — at the time, it was dedicated to “hot off the press” news related to eBooks, which was front and center circa 2000.
One of the more interesting …

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[15 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

I’ve been in the PDF business for at least 12 years now — back in the early days when Acrobat had just one toolbar (wow, that was a while ago) — and when you had to pay for a PDF reader — $50 it was. Now of course, you can’t count the number of free tools and online services to convert to PDF, view PDF, and there’s definitely no chance of counting the number of PDF files in existence.
In fact, so ubiquitious now, it’s even an ISO standard (ISO …

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[15 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

Adobe Systems have released a free utility which helps computer administrators take greater control of enterprise-wide deployments of Acrobat 9 and Reader 9.
The Adobe Customization Wizard allows administrators to customize the Acrobat 9 installer and the application features prior to deployment.
By using the Adobe Customization Wizard, you can:

Optimize the behavior of the installer by including silent installation, pre-serialization, reboot, multilingual, and custom setup choices

Customize key application preferences: Turn off automatic updates, add and set default job options, and customize collaboration and security settings

Help prevent users from modifying certain preferences

More information …

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[7 Jul 2008 | No Comment | ]

Terrago Technologies has just signed a binding agreement to team up with Adobe Systems Inc.

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[24 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]

June 23, 08 – Adobe have released a critical patch for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat.
Read Adobe’s security bulletin here: Update available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat 8.1.2
Summary:
A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 8.1.2. This vulnerability would cause the application to crash and could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
Adobe recommends users of Acrobat 8 and Adobe Reader install the 8.1.2 Security Update 1 patch.

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[24 Oct 2007 | No Comment | ]

Owners of Adobe Reader and Acrobat in lower versions than 8.1.1 installed in a Windows XP or Windows 2003 environment are being required to upgrade because of the rampant attack of a certain Trojan (Trojan.Pidief) to compromise computer systems.

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[12 Oct 2007 | No Comment | ]

Adobe PDF security flaw: This weeks PDF related headlines have been dominated by a recently uncovered vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat. The vulnerability was discovered by Petko Petkov, a security researcher, who seems to have a knack for discovering high profile flaws. In response, Adobe Systems have released a security advisory that provides details on how users can hack their registry to protect themselves. The vulnerability only affects machines that are using the combination of Windows XP and Internet Explorer 7. Adobe will release a patch before the end …

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[14 Aug 2007 | No Comment | ]

Mobile users will now be able to read PDF documents on their mobile phones using Adobe Reader LE 2.5.