If you want to pass on documents, can not ignore Adobe’s PDF format. With these tips, you have it under control – for free.
MIT Adobes P portable D contentment- F Format – short PDF – has occasionally do any PC or smart phone users. During the opening of such files around with the display program Acrobat Reader is generally free for the recipient to PDF inventor Adobe can pay but the functions for creating, editing and protecting its file format well. In the photo gallery below ULTIMATE TECH NEWS therefore shows how to do the most important editing functions also offering free software
Standard exchange format for documents
Launched over 20 years ago file type is still the format most used to send and share documents via storage media or the Internet. The secret of success of the PDF file is located in accurately portraying the original documents, including the fonts, images and formatting text chosen by the author. This gives the sender the certainty that his document at the receiver also exactly arrives as desired. In addition, PDF files are universally usable and see the same everywhere, no matter what device or operating system uses the recipient.
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“Praese” without PowerPoint
Did you know that Adobe Acrobat Reader has a presentation mode? To use, make your “slides”, for example, as a Word pages and save them as in the next tip in PDF. The then open in Acrobat Reader, start the presentation by pressing Ctrl + L and scroll with the mouse or space bar through. Even prettier it is, if you for clicks on Edit, Preferences, and full screen background color to white, the mouse cursor to not visible and the default transition to fading Set and OK. Confirm To exit from it with the Esc key – as with PowerPoint!
Change text later
In order to correct typo in a PDF, you must convert it to an editable format. That’s easy with Word version 2013 or the Free Software LibreOffice. Here’s how: Word: Open the PDF in Word. Then click OK, enable editing and OK and eliminate typos. How to back up, choose File,Save As, the location, file name, file type PDF, and click Save. This export of Word files to PDF format works the way already from Word 2010. LibreOffice Writer: Click File, Open, the PDF to open and open working copy. You can now edit the document directly.
Thanks to the free 5-gigabyte cloud of Adobe, you can always access it from multiple devices to your PDFs. This is handy if you go want to access office files and umgekeht. So it works:Windows: In Acrobat Reader make the bottom left the switch “Mobile Link” to “On” Then just log in to an existing Adobe account or register via. Create Adobe ID Your last used PDF files. are then immediately on your mobile devices under “Last Use” and on the website cloud.acrobat.com available. Android / iOS: Install the free Adobe Acrobat Reader app for Android or iOS After starting click under “Mobile Link. “to turn on and log in with your used under Windows Adobe ID.
Comment A PDF
To comment a PDF document without changing it equal? Then open it by double-clicking the Acrobat Reader and select the right function comment. Select Use the appearing symbols of text, add notes, drawings, file attachments, and even audio commentary. To save, close the PDF, select Yes, the location, a different file name and click Save. Send this copy to the author. The see or hear your comments by clicking the corresponding icons.
Read aloud text
Simply read aloud Reclining and a document – it works with the speech output in Acrobat Reader! To activate this function, click Display, Speech and Speech enable. After opening the menu again, you can start and stop playback. If only German-English gibberish, press Ctrl + K, remove the “read” the hook using Standard Voice and select a different voice than “Microsoft Anna – English”. Is there not, stop the reader and invite you to sample from this site a German language edition as a zip file.
Secure website as a PDF
In order completely to photograph a website, create a best PDF. That goes with the PDF24 Creator (next tip) or via browser extension. For Firefox, the add-on is recommended Print PDF you see the Customize menu after installation. Chrome users access instead to expand Safe as PDF. The tool appears after installation automatically in the address bar.
Convert file to PDF
To create a PDF, not an expensive Acrobat subscription is necessary. This works well with the free office suite LibreOffice (see Tip 2) or the PDF24 Creator. By installing the software sets up a printer driver that lets you create PDFs from any application. At about the Internet Explorer to save a page, press Ctrl + P, select the virtual printer PDF24 PDF and click Print.
Disconnect and reconnect PDFs
You want to add a new certificate in an existing PDF application or delete an old resume it?Also it works with PDF24 Creator. After the start you open the integrated file manager and select the PDF by double-clicking or create per square icon an empty. Other files such as Word documents or JPG images can be opened. Now you can any pages within the PDFs with the mouse Swap (1) and from other documents involve (2). Do you want to delete a page (3), click on it and on X. To save the target PDF, click there on the disk and Next, select the file name and location and click Save. The other files, connect with X and No.
Anyone who wants to protect with the Acrobat Reader PDFs from unauthorized use, requires a paid subscription. Free it goes with the PDF24 Creator. Just click on the disk icon. In “Format Settings” window you have, inter alia, the following options: Encryption: If you “Protect Document” activate and typing a password, you can lock functions by removing the respective marking, as printing. With a tick in the “Password to open necessary” make sure that no unauthorized your PDF reading. Info: To perpetuate itself as an author in the PDF, check the box “use information” and write your name in the byline. Watermark: So that you draw as a “confidential” advice on all pages. Save the PDF as in the previous tip.
Smartphone als Scanner
Apps like CamScanner (Test winner 19/2014) secure paper documents as PDF files on your smartphone, tablet or in the cloud. To save a document with the free version of Acrobat in-cloud, so you shoot a photo, confirming, if appropriate, by hook and cut the recording.