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Adobe Acrobat 9 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide by John Deubert

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Chapter 13. Organizing Documents

The Organizer has been a feature in Acrobat since version 7 and yet remains surprisingly underused. This astonishingly handy tool provides lists of your PDF files categorized a variety of ways for convenient access:

  • You can find files according to when you last looked at them—yesterday, last week, and so on.

  • You can find files in any location on your hard disk.

  • You can create a list of favorite folders on your hard disk, which can be examined with a single click.

  • You can create collections of PDF files pertaining to a particular task or topic. A collection’s files can be scattered throughout your hard disk but are all accessible in the same list.

I find I use this tool all the time, particularly when I’m working on ...

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