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Adobe Acrobat 8 How-Tos: 125 Essential Techniques by Donna L. Baker

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Chapter Two. Organizing, Searching, and Cataloging

One of Acrobat’s strongest features is its ability to help you manage your documents. The Organizer, introduced in Acrobat 7, is a separate window used to coordinate, sort, and filter the PDF files in your computer. You can organize the files in a number of ways based on date, location, and other characteristics. You can also define a number of characteristics for the files that you can in turn use for searching and organizing.

Searching PDF documents is an amazing way to draw common concepts and terms from a broad range of documents. See how to save time and zero in on what you need to find. You can use different tools of varying complexity for your searching, ranging from a simple toolbar to ...

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