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					PDF and the Palm
   Steve Builta
Have you seen the
  commercial?
      Creating PDF files
Adobe Acrobat “writer”
Win2PDF
 What’s the difference????
Adobe Acrobat           Win2PDF
  Basic Doc. Creation    Basic Doc. Creation
  Security Settings      Free!!!!!
  Form Creation
  Tagged forms
  Many other options
  Very expensive
Getting Win2PDF
 Go to the Dane Prairie Web Site and
 download
 CoE faculty can install by running NAL
          Why use PDF
Distribute formatted documents in a
universally accessible format
PDF viewing is a familiar task for most
PDF files can be viewed cross platform
(PC/Mac/UNIX/Palm)
Viewer is free
     Compare PDF to HTML
PDF                      HTML
  Requires plug-in        No plug-in required
  Close link to print     Screen version may
  Electronic              not look/print the
  representation of       same on all systems
  paper                   Suited to documents
  Suited to documents     that change quickly
  that don’t change
  quickly

                  http://www.planetpdf.com/planetpdf/pdfs/RTSPDF.pdf
       Creating PDF files
File | Print from any application
Choose the Win2PDF printer
Click Print
Get this dialog box
Getting your PDFs to the Palm
   Adobe Reader for Palm
Conduit application
Allows you to put
docs on the Palm 2
ways
  Add button
  Drag & Drop
Docs are transferred
at next hotsync
           Special Trick
If Adobe Reader 6 is installed before
you install the Palm Reader you can use
  File | Send to Palm
  Or Right Click on any local PDF file
Docs are automatically transferred to
the conduit and then to the Palm at
next hotsync
  Palm Reader Preferences
With Palm in cradle
Click Get Best
Settings, then…
Press Hotsync
button

				
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