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Acrobat from Adobe Systems is far and away the finest method
to present or distribute online or print based information. Acrobat
completely,
utterly, and totally blows HTML away. On all counts.

This library shelf gives you the key tutorials and utilities you'll
need to use and apply net-friendly Acrobat 4.0. or higher.

You can click here for free PostScript & Acrobat official docs.
Or you can click here for free Acrobat Reader downloads.

While Acrobat uses PostScript, the differences are that PostScript
is a totally general purpose computing language that happens to
excel at dirtying up otherwise clean sheets of paper. While Acrobat
is a "just the facts maa'm" distilled format that uses only the bare
minimum needed to effectively describe a web, print, or production
document. And does so largely device and platform independent. In
addition, Acrobat also offers web features, disability access, alpha
transparency, eBook pubs, and interactive forms extensions.

Some of what follows also appears in our larger PostScript library.
Custom PostScript & Acrobat PDF consulting is found here.

SVG, short for Scalable Vector Graphics, is the non-proprietary "next
big thing" for the web that offers many Acrobat like features without
any need for special plugins.

Most library files require an Adobe Acrobat 4.0 plug in for online
viewing.  Offline, these may be accessed by an Acrobat Reader or
an eBook Reader or any other .PDF accepting program.

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   Acrobat PDF Post Doc Editing PDFEDIT1.PDF #75
       A tutorial on PostScript based utilities and tools that let you edit
     existing Acrobat .pdf" files
. Edited files can often be ridiculously
     shorter and faster running and offer other capabilities.                   07/07

Click here for the PostScript library.
Click here for the Acrobat
library.

Click here for the GuruGram 75
source code.
Click here to Contact the Author
directly.

   Gonzo PostScript Utilities Guide GONZOTUT.PDF #79
       The long overdue tutorial and directory to my Gonzo utilities. These
     are a combined PS pagemaking and illustration package that features
     super quality text justification, electronic schematics, more.         08/07

Click here for the Gonzo PostScript utilities.
Click here for the PostScript
library.

Click here for the GuruGram 79
source code.
Click here to Contact the Author
directly.

   2-Way linking of HTML & PDF TWOWAYLK.PDF #81
       Update of older tutorial reviews how to do two way linking of
     HTML files and Acrobat PDF files
. Based on using HTML anchors
     and Acrobat named destinations.                                                        10/07

Run the older Two way linking demo.
Click here for the Acrobat
library.

Click here for the GuruGram 81
source code.
Click here to Contact the Author
directly.

   A Digital Airbrushing Algorithm AIRBRUSH.PDF #87
     A tutorial on our new classic but surptisingly sophisticated bitmap
     airbrushing tool
. Takes four points of a selected quadralateral and
    provides a smooth two dimensional gradient between them.        03/08

Click for the AIRBRUT1.PSL actual utility .
Click here for the GuruGram 87 source code.
Click here to Contact the Author directly.

   Image Post Processing Tools POSTPROC.PDF #88
     A tutorial review of all of our post processing and bitmap
     manipulation current tools.
Includes details of key variables
    and proc use details.                                                                            03/08

Click here for the GuruGram 88 source code.
Click here to Contact the Author directly.

   Architect's Perspective Utilities ARCHPERS.PDF #90
     A tutorial on an updated and improved "tilt corrector" used to
     provide perfectly vertical alignment on a product or building
     image. Includes math derivation and improved data input               05/08

Click for the ARCHPER1.PS utility.
Click here for the GuruGram 90 source code.
Click here to Contact the Author directly.

   Adding Flashing Text to Acrobat PDFFLASH.PDF #48
     A tutorial and set of utilities that let you add flashing text to Adobe
     Acrobat.
Process is fast and simple when using JavaScript over
     Acrobat. Included example flashes the tutorial title.                      03/05

Click here for the PostScript library.
Click here to reach the Acrobat
library.

Click for the PDFFLASH.PSL source code.

Click here to Contact the Author directly.

   Real Time Acrobat Animation PDFANIM.PDF #47
       A tutorial and set of utilities that let you do real time Adobe Acrobat
     animation
using surprisingly compact files and easy commands. The
     specific example is of a Three Phase Power Simulation.              03/05

Click for the Three Phase Power animation example.
Click for the Rebounding EM theory tutorial.
Click here for the PostScript
library.

Click hereto reach the Acrobat
library
Click for the PDFAMIN.PSL source code.
Click here to Contact the Author directly.

   Acrobat .pdf" Content Extractor EXTRACT1.PDF #46
       A tutorial and set of utilities that let you extract text, url's, and other
     content from an Acrobat .pdf" file
. Also includes very useful word
     frequency analysis utilities. Requires uncompressed .pdf" files.   03/05

Click here for the PostScript library.
Click hereto reach the Acrobat library.
Click for the VIEWPDF1.psl" utility.
Click for Win UncompressPDF.API plugin.

Click for the EXTRACT1.PSL source code.
Click here to Contact the Author directly.

   PS Array to Image Conversion PSAR2IMG.PDF #42
     Extensive graphics calculations involving arrays in the PostScript
     language can be converted to compact and fast executing standard
     images
by using these obscure and little known techniques.   11/05 

Click here for the PostScript library.
Click here for the Original Slower demo.
Click for the PS Array to Image utility.


Click here for the
PSAR2IMG.PSL source code.
Click here to Contact the Author directly.

   Simple new EM field solutions REBOUND1.PDF #43
       Total Heresy new "Rebounding" method of solving electromagnetic
     fields that requires NO fancy math!
Zero Laplacian solution tutorial
     includes printed circuit, busbar, and 3-phase conduit examples.  05/05

Click here for the PostScript library.
Click for the PS Rebounding utility.

Click here for the
REBOUND1.PSL source code.
Click here to Contact the Author directly.

   Fancy .JPG to .pdf" Conversions JPG2PDF.PDF #23
     A tutorial and code analysis of converting .JPG images into
     PostScript or Acrobat PDF pages
. Includes automatic position
     tracking, simple post editing, and auto-URL expansion linking      7/03

Click here for the EBAYFOTO.PDF demo.
Click here for the Son of eBay Secrets tutorial.
Click here to reach the Acrobat library.
Click here to reach the PostScript library.

Click here for JPG2PDFPSL sourcecode.
Click here to Contact the Author directly .

   Logfile Reader & eBay Analyzer ANALOGEB.PDF" #28
       Tutorial shows how to use new web logfile analysis utilities that
     include automatic eBay hit reports, eBay image theft detection, plus
     detailed individual visitor logs. Totally customizable.                  01/04

Click for the Web Logfile Analyzer utility.
Click for a Web Logfile Analyzer output demo
.
Click for a Web Logfile Analyzer input workfile
.

Click here for additional eBay help.
Click here for the ANALOGEB.PSL source code.
Click here for additional Consulting services.
Click here to Contact the Author
directly.

   Gonzo PS Powerpoint Emulator GONZOPOW.PDF #20
   Converting PowerPoint slides for .PDF web presentation presents all
     sorts of problems that are completely eliminated by using this direct
     raw PostScript slide show emulator. Uses Gonzo utilities.

Click here to for the MSINTRO1.PDF demo.
Click here to for the DELTAMS1.PDF
demo.
Click here for the
MSINTRO1.PSL sourcecode.
Click here for
GONZOPOW.PSL source code.
Click here to reach the PostScript
library.

   Acrobat "Galley Slave" GALLERY.PDF
    Tutorial and insider secrets for PDF thumbnail gallery
     generation.
The many advantages over HTML include data base
     sourcing, single file delivery and fast images.

Click here for an Earlier Version.

Click here for a Gallery PDF demo.
Click here for more Acrobat PDF assistance.
Click here to view our eBay live auctions.

   Auto-Tracking PDF web links AUTOURL.PDF
     Sourcecode and insider secrets for automatically repositioning
     Acrobat url links.
These can be data base entered and are totally
     source document controlled. They move correctly upon editing.

Click here for additional GuruGrams.
Here's some sourcecode and earlier info:

   Using Distiller to run PostScript! DISTLANG.PDF #29
     Acrobat Distiller makes a superb host based PostScript computer!
     Greatly expanded tutorial and update of DISTLANG.HTML reveals
     the key concepts and insider tricks involved.

Click here for the PostScript library.
Click for the older DISTLANG.HTML tutorial
.
Click here for the DISTLANG.PSL source code.
Click here for additional Consulting services.
Click here to Contact the Author
directly.

Click here for Don's Gonzo PostScript Utilities.
Click here for Don's PostScript Beginner Stuff.

   HTML to multi-page Acrobat Linking Demo
 
     Once you know the rules, it is easy to jump from a HTML page to
      
any position or magnification in an Acrobat .PDF file. Tutorial and
      
demo shows how to use and link Acrobat named destinations.

Click here for more Adobe Acrobat assistance.

   Exploring the Acrobat 5 SDK STARTSDK.PDF #11
     Here's a summary of the rude surprises I found when I started to
     use the new Acrobat 5 SDK. Along with precompiled links for url
     checks, transparency mods, image insertion, and watermarks.

Click here to reach the GuruGram library.
Click here to reach the Acrobat
library.
Click here for the
STARTSDK.PSL sourcecode.

   PostScript web site analysis utility WEBSITAN.PSL
      
Utterly amazing utility converts Acrobat's Distiller into a super power
      web site analyzer!
Download as PostScript file; read as tutorial, then
      modify.
Then distill. Results appear in the generated .LOG file.

Click for more Webmastering help.

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   Blatant Opportunist #34 ACROCAT.PDF
      
An Adobe Acrobat tutorial that shows how to upgrade existing
      printed catalogs into interactive online net marketing tools. Has
      been newly revised to include Acrobat 3.0 capabilities.

Click here for Blatant Opportunist columns.

  Six clicks to Display PostScript  SIXCLICK.HTML
      
Absolutely genuine Adobe Display PostScript has been available for
      Windows 95 and newer platforms. For
side by side source code and
      visual display
. Here are the utterly trivial insider secrets involved.

Click here for email contact or feedback.

   Blatant Opportunist #72 FUNSTUFF.PDF 
 
   Fun with Stuff.. Bubble accelerometers. HPNA home phone networks.
    Tut LR2000T's. Acrobat 5.0 upgrades. PostScript transparency.
     Tower fans. Hexapods. Stewart Platforms, Lumeloid, more...

Click here for Tut LR2000T bargains.
Click here for the Blatant Opportunist library.
Click here for more Hexapod info.
Click here for FUNSTUFF.PSL sourcecode.

   Searching Acrobat on the web SRCHPDF.HTML
     
Yes, it is possible to do an online mixed HTML and PDF search
     
using IE 4.0 This brief tutorial outlines the process and several key
     
insider secret gotchas that seem to be involved

Click for a mixed PDF & HTML Search demo.

   Blatant Opportunist #52  PDFLINK.PDF   
      
Secrets of PDF Links and PDF Link Checking. Reference docs.
      Creating Acrobat PDF Links. Exchange. Document Generators
      Gonzo utilities. Internal linking solutions. Link checking routines.

Click here for PDF Link Checking sourcecode.
Click here for Blatant Opportunist columns.

   Blatant Opportunist #50  TWENTY47.PDF  
      
Secrets of 24/7 publishing where content is continuously provided
      to online and hard copy venues. 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.
     Advantages. The downside. Income options. Insider techniques.

Click here for book-on-demand publishing info.

   Acrobat Security Flaws INSECURE.HTML
     
Brief Don Lancaster tutorial on Acrobat security flaws in Acrobat 2.1
     
Security is hypersensitive to added characters or non-transparent data
     
channels. Worse, a "print to disk" circumvents all other user security.

Click here for a Magic Sinewave development proposal.

   Blatant Opportunist #40 SPOTCOLR.PDF
     
Insider secrets to making B/W print more colorful include
     
papers, preprints, toners, diecuts, color toners, Kroy Color,
     
Bakerizing, hiliters, and a sneaky new PostScript Colorizer.

Click here for more Blatant Opportunist columns.

   Showing Acrobat which end is up WHICHUP.HTML
     
Acrobat's automatic intelligent positioning can sometimes cause big
     
problems on duplex printed catalog covers or two sided foldovers.
     
Short tutorial shows the problem , an example, and two workarounds

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   Blatant Opportunist #47  TRIMODE.PDF 
      
Guidelines for tri-mode publishing. Advantages of electrons
      and plastic over paper. Use Acrobat. Optimize for PostScript.
      Colorize. Link up. Provide search options. Optimize web viewing.

Click here for more PostScript details.

   Resource Bin #92  RESBN92.PDF
      Exploring some PostScript possibilities. What is PostScript? Adobe
      
Acrobat. GhostScript. Gonzo Utilities. PostScript and the web. PS as
      
Examples. Scripting combo. PostScript Robotics. More..

Click here for more Resource Bin columns.

   PostScript "alpha" transparency (!)  ALPHADEM.PDF
     Everybody knows it is "impossible" to get real PostScript to paint in
     translucent pixels
. Demo shows how easy it is done. Transparency
     
consulting and development services are newly available.

Click here for alpha transparency sourcecode.

                          The latest Illustrator 9 and Acrobat 5 PostScript
                          
implementations have largely obsoleted the above
                          alpha technique. See Adobe ATN5407 for details.

   JPEG to PDF file conversion JPEG2PDF.HTML
      
Simple PS proc textfiles sent to Acrobat Distiller can easily convert
      host
resident JPEG disk files into PDF images. Here is a brief Don
      Lancaster
tutorial on the short and simple code that is needed.

Click here a more detailed STEPPREP.PDF example.
And its detailed STEPPREP.PSL companion sourcecode.

   Information & Background on Byte Serving
     
Your ISP should already be providing you with the Byte Range
     Delivery essential for fast page-by page Acrobat PDF use. If not, here
     is some background and support info. Both for you and your ISP.

Click for a summary Byte Range Delivery spec.
Click here for the full Byte Range Delivery web spec.

   Sourcecode for Tech Musings #67 STEPPREP.PSL
     Secrets of Step-by-step Image Prep. Postprocessing. Scanner vs
     camera. knockout knockouts. Pixel locking. Adding detail. Improving
      lettering. The small stuff. For more help.

Click here for the actual STEPPREP.PDF file.

 Tech Musings #147  MUSE147.PDF (april 2000)
     
A look at pendulum accelerometers. Servo and feedback books. PS
     
Log file 404 error extractor. Listening in on bat navigation. Using
     
synchros and seslyns. USB Complete book. More...

Click here for Instant Consulting solutions.
Click here for Live Auction bargains.

    Netscape PDF full screen displays FULLSCRN.HTML
       
Getting Acrobat's nice full screen displays out of Netscape Navi
       
4.1 seems tricky. There's three Netscape modes: Default, plugin, and
       
helper. Each with problems. Tutorial reviews your options here.

Click here to view our eBay live auctions.

  Resource Bin #56  RESBN56.PDF
    
How to start your own web page. The Internic registration. Why
    HTML must be avoided. Template & layout sources. Speedup secrets.
    
Importance of Acrobat. Promoting your site. Showing a profit.

Click here for more Webmastering resources.

   Palatino & Pathforall Workarounds DISTPALO.HTML
     
Acrobat Distiller does not directly or internally support Palatino
     
or other "extended 35" fonts. Here are workarounds to let you
     
use Palatino and the PostScript -pathforall- operator with Distiller.

Click here for Patent Avoidance info.

   Secrets of  GRABREFS.PSL
       PostScript-as-language utility reads a log file, then extracts only
       offsite and non-search-query referrals
. View in editor, modify and
      
then send to Acrobat Distiller or GhostScript.

Click here for more Webmastering tutorials.

  Resource Bin #53  RESBN53.PDF
   
Exploring fundamental information distribution tools. With
   
strong tutorial emphasis on Adobe Acrobat, PostScript, Acrobat
   
precedents and multiple master typefaces.

Click here for more Resource Bin columns.

    Blatant Opportunist #26  PICOJUST.PDF
      
Don's "third stage" text justification scheme gives you outstanding
      results. Justification fundamentals. Fill justify basics. Adding bells
      and whistles. Picojustification concepts. Sourcecode listings.

Click here for Custom Gonzo Utility assistance.

   Font conversion tutorial and demo OLDFONTS.HTML
     
Older Adobe "printer only" fonts are tricky to install into PC ATM.
     Tutorial 
shows how to combine PFA2PFB.PS with readable .PFM files
     found in Type
on call. Read as HTML document.

Click for Custom Research solutions.

    Hot linking newsgroups by Acrobat NEWSLINK.HTML
      
Acrobat's ability to link newsgroups seems restricted to bizarre
      
access of certain web servers. This brief note is a combination
      
tutorial and plea for help on this serious problem.

Click here to view our eBay live auctions.

  Resource Bin #55  RESBN55.PDF
     
How to explore the web for the first time. How to get
     
Netscape Gold and Acrobat Amber. Getting email. Surfing
    
and hypersurfing. Gateways. Searching for useful sites.

Click here to visit the GuruGram library.

   Showpage Diverting Sourcecode DIVERTSP.PSL
      
Diverting the showpage operator is an extremely powerful tool to
      
provide color underlays, watermarks, standard borders, page
     
renumbering, etc. Read in wp or editor; send to Distiller.

Click for a Showpage Diversion PDF demo.

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   Some Acrobat web page utilities  AWEBUTIL.HTML
      Acrobatic web page advantages can be compelling. Tutorial and
      code 
shows how to do a "HTML-like" only better web page menu
      selection.
Includes hot buttons and linked urls. All in one file.

Click here to view the AWEBDEMO.PDF demo

    Acrobat url Extractor/Tester GRABURLS.PSL 
   
   Utility extracts PDFmark url links from any Acrobat file. Use for
      
proofing & link testing. Read in wp or editor, change filename, then
      
send to Acrobat Distiller. Output appears in separate HTML file.

Click here for a Sample URL Extraction.

   Copyright Symbols & ISO Encoding COPYRITE.HTML
    
There are dozens of "hidden" characters in a "normal" PostScript font
    
By going to an ISO Encoding, many of these characters can newly
    
be used. Examples include copyright, registered, and trademark.

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  PostScript "web friendly" colors   WEBCOLOR.PS 
     Tutorial, utilities and demo show you how to do 215 "web friendly"
    
and simply numbered PostScript colors. Read first in editor or wp
    
then send to Acrobat Distiller.

Click here for a web friendly colors demo.
Click for the Guru's Gonzo PostScript Utilities.

   Acrobat url extractor & tester GRABURLS.PSL
     
Utility extracts PDFmark url links from any Acrobat file. Use for
     
proofing & link testing. Read in wp or editor, change filename, then
     
send to Acrobat Distiller. Output appears in Distiller log file.

Click for an HTML transfer file Sample Output.

   Don Lancaster's Gonzo PostScript Utilities
      T
he combination pagemaking and illustration package Don uses for
     
all of his work. It is powerful, flexible, and device independent.
      
But not wysiwig. Also see the PostScript Beginner Stuff.

Click to directly download the Gonzo Utilities.
Click for lots of additional Gonzo Utility support.

   Duplex Auto-addressing Catalog  BODCAT.HTML
      
Tutorial and PostScript sourcecode for a duplex, 16 page, auto-
      
addressing, auto-collating, auto-tumbling, dual paper stock
      
saddle stitched BOD brochure or catalog printing.

Click for the BODCAT.PSL sourcecode.
Click for an Older Catalog demo. (contents not current)

   Improved web colorizer utility  COLORIZ2.HTML
     
Revised PostScript utility to simply upgrade existing gray tone
     
documents so they print in continuous selectable color tints on
     l
line and on screen, yet appear as original grays on a B/W printer.

    This disgustingly elegant code also shows you how to write a
    PostScript program that writes its own PostScript programs!

Click here for the PostScript Sourcecode.
Click here for a Colorizer Demo & Directory.

   PostScript .PFA to .PFB font conversion PFA2PFB.PSL
     
Uses Acrobat Distiller (or GhostScript or ps printer with disk) to
     
convert PC .PFA (hex-ascii) format font files to .PFB (binary) format
     font files. Read
with wp, then Distill. PFB files are used internally.

Click here for an Energy Efficiency breakthrough.

   PostScript .PFB to .PFA font conversion PFB2PFA.PSL
      
Uses Acrobat Distiller (or GhostScript or ps printer with disk) to
      
convert PC .PFB (binary) font files to .PFA (hex-ascii) font files.
      Read
with editor, then Distill. PFA files can be modemed as text.

Click here to visit the GuruGram library.

   Tech Musings #149 MUSE149.PDF
       
Where to get parts. Acrobat web searches. New touch screen
       
chip. Reformation free fuel cells. PostScript proc diversion. Secrets
       
of transmission line transformers. NDT resources More...

Click for more Tech Musings columns.

   PS Referral log query extractor GRABSRCH.PSL
     
PostScript-as-language utility reads a log file, then extracts only
     referring reasearch engine query terms
. View in editor, modify,
     and
then send to Acrobat Distiller or GhostScript.

Click for Custom Research solutions.

   PostScript & Distiller disk file utilities  DISKTOOL.PS
       PostScript, Ghostscript or the Acrobat Distiller can easily access
       
printer or host hard drives. This is a collection of Don's disk file
       
access tutorials and utilities. Includes web site analysis examples.

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   Blatant Opportunist #40  SPOTCOLR.PDF  
      
Insider secrets to making B/W print more colorful include
      papers, preprints, toners, diecuts, color toners, Kroy Color,
      Bakerizing, highliters, and a sneaky new PostScript Colorizer.

Click here for bookbinding books info.

   Sourcecode & Template MUSE110.PSL
      
The sourcecode and template usd to generate MUSE110.PDF.
      
Text file written in raw in Guru Gonzo PostScript. Newly includes
      
URL links pre-built into the source code using pdfmark.

Click for the actual MUSE110.PDF column.
Click here for more Tech Musings columns.

   Pre-embedding Acrobat source URL's URLINDOC.PSL
     
Tutorial and Guru Gonzo PostScript patches that let you embed url
      links directly into your pre-Acrobat source
documents. Short and
      simple
PostScript routines make the job really easy.

Click here for a newer URL Embedding Update .

    PDF to JPEG HTML Banner Conversion Demo
       
Load into Exchange or Reader. Screen grab with Screen Thief 95.
       Extract to cropped BMP file with Paint.
Convert to GIF with Spry
       Image View
. Import into Netscape. Or substitute similar utilities.

Click for Custom Research solutions.

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   Acrobat Catalog File Formats ACATDATA.PSL
     
Shows how to read Acrobat Catalog file internals so that new custom
    
features can easily be added. Read tutorial in editor or word processor,
    
modify filenames, then send to Acrobat Distiller or GhostScript.

Click here for Acrobat Catalog consulting.

   Acrobat Catalog Keyword Reader CATWORDS.PSL
     
Extracts alphabetical keyword list from Acrobat Catalog data.
     
Read tutorial in editor or word processor, modify filenames, then
     
send to Acrobat Distiller or GhostScript.

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   Acrobat Catalog Utility Tools CATOOLS1.PSL
      
Some PostScript utilities that let you read Acrobat catalog internals.
      
Includes a word frequency extractor. View in wp or editor, modify and
      
then send to Distiller or GhostScript. Generates ASCII textfiles.

Click here to view our eBay live auctions.

 SVG Scalable Vector Graphics: .
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Scalable Vector Graphics, is the non-proprietary "next big thing"
for the web that offers many Acrobat like features without any
need for special plugins.

    SVG Creator and Sponsor W3.ORG
     
Home of the SVG source documents and responsible
       for web implementation. and accepatance.

Click for the full SVG Technical Specification.

    Adobe System's SVG Support Center
  
   Adobe has a strong commitment to SVG web development and
       offers readers, tech docs, links, and various support services.

Click for Adobe's free SVG Viewer downloads.
Click for Adobe's third party SVG links .

    Apache's Batik SVG Toolkit
      A Java based toolkit for apps that want to use images in the SVG
    
format for viewing, generation ,or manipulation.

Click for some assorted Batik SVG  demos.

      Click to reach our SVG Books list.

 Acrobat Plug-in Resources: .
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Here's a master link list to Acrobat plug-in resources.
You can also create your own by using Adobe's Help.

www.activepdf.com
www.adobe.com
www.appligent.com
www.callas.de
www.dionis.com
www.enfocus.com
www.elcomsoft.com"
www.fileopen.com
www.gohtm.com
www.imagesolutions.com
www.jawspdf.com
www.pdfresearch.com
www..html.com
www.planetpdf.com
www.quite.com
www.tumbleweed.com
www.tinaja.com
www.virginiasystems.com
www.visual.co.uk
www.xman.com

  Acrobat PDF Web Links: .
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    Adobe System's Adobe.com
    
"Horse's mouth" PDF home includes free Acrobat and eBook
       readers
software, product details, developer's info, much more.

Click for free PostScript & Acrobat technical docs.

  Independent Acrobat Resource PDF Zone
    Lots of PDF support products. Commercial, shareware, news,
     links, consulting, more.


  Independent Acrobat Resource Planet PDF
     Includes Acrobat news, weblogs, forums, PDF tools, commercial
       products, developer assistance, and commercial products.


  Harold Goldstein's Acrobat Resources
      Extensive link farm arranged into Acrobat PDF Resources,
      plugins, tricks, issues, forums, newsgroups, and books.

Click for Acrobat & PDF training from Agitraining.

  Acrobat games (!) and doodles from The PDF Corner
      University of Nottingham site for unusual PDF programming. Games,
      doodles, embedded PDF
in HTML, text to PDF conversion, etc.

Click for Image Alchemy format conversions.

  Don Lancaster's PostScript-as-Language Library
      Unique set of tutorials, tools, books, links, and other help for
      understanding both beginning and advanced PostScript concepts.

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  Peter Deutsch's GhostScript
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