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

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Chapter Twelve. Using Drawings and Layers in PDF Files

One of the super features of Acrobat 8 Professional (Windows version) is its ability to handle professional drawings produced by programs such as AutoDesk AutoCAD, and other complex material such as Microsoft Visio drawings and high-end print files. To handle the job, you can choose from a variety of tools and processes that help you in your quest for document management nirvana.

When you have a PDF open in Acrobat, you can examine imported drawings using a set of measuring tools. You can use grids and guides to assist you in placement of images, form fields, links, and margins. The Acrobat 8 Professional PDFMaker for Visio and AutoCAD (Windows) allows you to convert all layers, filtered ...

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