Chapter One. Getting Started

Acrobat handles information and content in mind-boggling ways. It doesn’t really matter whether you are a designer, software developer, contractor, or dentist; if you are dealing with information on an ongoing basis, Acrobat can assist you with its wide range of tools.

Acrobat isn’t like “ordinary” software in that you can’t define its purpose in a single word as you can with a spreadsheet, word processing, or image-manipulation program. It’s not that simple.

Rather than trying to qualify the program in a single word, consider the ways in which Acrobat functions. Acrobat is designed to create PDF content, using material from many different sources or from a new document; combine content, using either a merged format ...

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