『PDF Hacks: 100 Industrial-Strength Tips & Tools』O'Reilly

By Sid Steward, August 2004, 296 pages, $24.95 ISBN: 0-596-00655-1

Chapter 1. Consuming PDF

      1. Read PDFs with the Adobe Reader

      2. Read PDFs with Mac OS X's Preview

      3. Read PDFs with Ghostscript's GSview

      4. Speed Up Acrobat Startup

      5. Manage Acrobat Plug-Ins with Profiles on Windows

      6. Open PDF Files Your Way on Windows

      7. Copy Data from PDF Pages

      8. Convert PDF Documents to Word

      9. Browse One PDF in Multiple Windows

      10. Pace Your Reading or Present a Slideshow in Acrobat or Reader

      11. Pace Your Reading or Present a Slideshow in Mac OS X Preview

      12. Unpack PDF Attachments (Even Without Acrobat)

      13. Jump to the Next or Previous Heading

      14. Navigate and Manipulate PDF Using Page Thumbnails

Chapter 2. Managing a Collection

      15. Bookmark PDF Pages in Reader

      16. Create Windows Shortcuts to Online PDF Pages with Acrobat

      17. Create Windows Shortcuts to Local PDF Pages

      18. Turn PDF Bookmarks into Windows Shortcuts

      19. Generate Document Keywords

      20. Index and Search Local PDF Collections on Windows

      21. Spinning Document Portals

      22. Spinning Collection Portals

      23. Identify Related PDFs

Chapter 3. Authoring and Self-Publishing: Hacking Outside the PDF

      24. Keep Your Source Smart

      25. Convey Your Document's Value with Good Design

      26. Create Charts and Graphs from Raw Data

      27. Become a Publisher

      28. Print at Home, at the Office, or at Kinko's

      29. Publish POD and E-books

      30. Sell Through Amazon

      31. Sell Your Book, Sell Yourself

Chapter 4. Creating PDF and Other Editions

      32. Create Interactive PDF with Your Word Processor

      33. Create a Printable, On-Screen Edition from Word

      34. Multipurpose PDF

      35. Create an HTML Edition from Your Word Processor

      36. Create a Handheld Edition from Your HTML

      37. Convert Documents from Tools You Don't Own to PDF

      38. Acrobat Distiller and Its Profiles

      39. Print to PDF with Ghostscript and RedMon on Windows

      40. Save As PDF with Mac OS X

      41. Maximize PDF Portability

      42. Configure Distiller and Ghostscript for Your Purpose

      43. Embed and Subset Fonts to Your Advantage

      44. Share a PDF Network Printer with Samba

      45. Print to Image and Other Rasterizing Options

      46. Print to SVG

      47. Print Over the Internet

      48. Create a PDF Album of Your Digital Pictures

      49. Print to Fax on Windows

      50. Convert Incoming Faxes to PDF on Linux

Chapter 5. Manipulating PDF Files

      51. Split and Merge PDF Documents (Even Without Acrobat)

      52. Encrypt and Decrypt PDF (Even Without Acrobat)

      53. Add PDF Encryption Actions to Windows Context Menus

      54. Add Attachments to Your PDF (Even Without Acrobat)

      55. Easily Attach Your Document's Tables

      56. Add PDF Attachment Actions to Windows Context Menus

      57. Create a Traditional Index Section from Keywords

      58. Rasterize Intricate Artwork with Illustrator or Photoshop

      59. Crop Pages for Clarity

      60. Refry Before Posting Documents Online

      61. Copy Features from One PDF to Another

      62. Polish Your PDF Edition

      63. Add and Maintain PDF Bookmarks

      64. Get and Set PDF Metadata

      65. Add a Web-Style Navigation Bar to PDF Pages

      66. Copy-Protect Your PDF

      67. Support Online PDF Reading

      68. Force PDF Download Rather than Online Reading

      69. Hyperlink HTML to PDF Pages

      70. Create an HTML Table of Contents from PDF Bookmarks

      71. PDF Web Skins

      72. Share PDF Comments Online (Even Without Acrobat)

      73. Tally Topic Popularity

Chapter 6. Dynamic PDF

      74. Collect Data with Online PDF Forms

      75. Serve Filled-Out PDF Forms

      76. Drive PDF Forms with Your Data

      77. PDF Form-Filling Sessions

      78. Permanently Merge a PDF Form and its Data

      79. Tool Up with pdftk

      80. Decipher and Navigate PDF at the Text Level

      81. Edit PDF Code Freely

      82. Integrate pdftk with gVim for Seamless PDF Editing

      83. Modify PDF Hyperlinks at Serve-Time

      84. Tailor PDF Text at Serve-Time

      85. Use HTML to Create PDF

      86. Use Perl to Create PDF

      87. Use PHP to Create PDF

      88. Use Java to Create PDF

      89. Assemble Pages and Serve PDF

      90. Superimpose PDF Pages

      91. Generate PDF Documents from XML and CSS

      92. Create PDF with XSL-FO and FOP

Chapter 7. Scripting and Programming Acrobat

      93. Modify or Convert Batches of Documents

      94. Script Acrobat Using Visual Basic on Windows

      95. Script Acrobat Using Perl on Windows

      96. Customize Acrobat Using JavaScript

      97. Tool Up for Acrobat Plug-In Development

      98. Explore the Acrobat SDK Documentation and Examples

      99. Use Acrobat Plug-Ins to Extend PDF

      100. PostScript and PDF Games