We joined Ken Petri, Director of Ohio State’s Web Accessibility Center, for a hands-on workshop that focused on authoring content in PowerPoint so that even those with vision impairments and other disabilities can easily review the PowerPoint documents’ content. The workshop also highlighted best practices for converting PowerPoint presentations to PDF documents that are usable …Read more at the full article: Usability for All: Creating PDF Presentations from PowerPoint (10/23/2012)
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Ken Petri from Ohio State’s Web Accessibility Center presented a session focusing on using Microsoft Word to create PDF documents using both Acrobat Pro and Word’s native ability to make PDF documents. He demonstrated how to ensure that PDF and Word documents can be easily navigated by general users and, in particular, users of screen …Read more at the full article: Usability for All: Creating PDF Documents from Word (02/03/2012)
Katherine Tornwall graduated December 11 with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering.
Almost every quarter, I have had classes that provide online copies of the PowerPoint slides shown in class. Many of these classes encourage us to print them out so we can take notes directly on the slides. This usually works out great …Read more at the full article: Format Your PowerPoint Slides in PDF so Students Can Use Them
In this Digital Union session, Ken Petri focused on using Microsoft Word to create PDF documents using both Acrobat Pro and Word’s native ability to make PDF documents. He demonstrated how to be sure PDF and Word documents can be easily navigated by general users and, in particular, users of screen reading programs …Read more at the full article: Usability for All: Creating PDF Documents from Word (10/12/2011)
Have you ever tried to email someone a PDF file only to have it rejected by the email system because the file size is too large? After this happened to me for the umpteenth time, I asked one of our student staff members what to do. In no time flat, she’d come up with five …Read more at the full article: Shrink PDF file size
Timothy Plumer from Adobe presented a day of sessions on using Adobe applications in higher education on May 17. The following day, he presented Adobe Connect, a webinar tool currently under exploration for teaching and learning at Ohio State. The links to the Adobe Connect sessions on the Adobe Day topics are below.
The world of …Read more at the full article: Adobe Day at Ohio State (05/17-18/2011)
The Digital Union recently offered an Apple Developer Day in collaboration with Apple, and I noticed a great deal of interest in a topic I wasn’t expecting to be so popular: publishing in ePub format. I’ve received several emails and comments from attendees who want to know more about this but want to hear about …Read more at the full article: Adobe Day at The Ohio State University
Almost everyone has run across someone, whether it is a professor or a colleague, who for some reason wants all their documents as PDF’s. http://www.investintech.com/resources/articles/pdfadvantages/
While Adobe Acrobat Pro is wonderful, not everyone has access to it on the fly. So here are a few quick and free ways to convert a single document into a …Read more at the full article: Free PDF conversion
This workshop focused on forms and commenting within Adobe Acrobat Professional. Topics covered included creating forms with electronic form fields, converting Word documents to PDF forms, electronically distributing forms and gathering …Read more at the full article: Adobe Acrobat Pro II: PDF Forms and Commenting (10/15/2010)
This workshop explored ortfolio presentation, form distribution, collaborative commenting, thesis compilation, PDF conversion, and syllabus planning, all of which were done with Adobe Acrobat Pro. The workshop outline linked below contains helpful information and resources for getting started with Adobe Acrobat.
Adobe Acrobat Uses and Resources …Read more at the full article: Adobe Acrobat Pro I: Uses and Resources at OSU (10/08/2010)