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Recently I tried to share an MSAccess database file on It was over 80 mg so my email server wouldn’t accept it. My Microsoft Skydrive won’t take a file over 50 mg. I was so sure was going to be my answer. Wrong! After waiting for about 10 minutes while it acted like it […]

Using Acrobat to copy a protected Word form with a lost password

A few days ago a client had a password protected Word form for which the password had been forgotten. They were not able to edit the form or even copy the text in it due to Word’s protection feature. What to do? I turned the form into a pdf. At this point we had a […]

Edit text in a pdf in its original font!

Tools/Advanced Editing/Touchup Text Tool. Click in a pdf text area that has been OCR’d and start to type with this tool. Text can be added or deleted in the exact font as the pdf as long as that font exists on the computer doing the adding. PDFs are no longer uneditable. It is important that […]

Sample of a pdf presentation

Click on this link to see a pdf presentation I created with eight sample cover designs for The Story of Your Life, Writing a Spiritual Autobiography, by Dan Wakefield. Notice that I can have transitions and can choose to have the pdf open in Full Screen Presentation mode or in a pdf mode with the […]

Slide show presentation in a pdf

Have you ever wanted to send a bunch of photographs in one email as a slide show that will work on anyone’s computer? Try creating a pdf slideshow presentation: Organize desired photos by giving each image a descriptive name and placing them all in one folder with no other files in the folder. From Acrobat, choose File/Create PDF/From Multiple Files. Click on Add Files, […]

Climb the Clouds

Additional information pertaining to my last post about working in the Cloud with is using its own proprietary software for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and databases. It is a great way for a group of people to work together on the same project without anyone having to buy software. Adobe’s online software allows you […]

Collaborating Online with

There are many services for storing and sharing your documents in cyberspace…on the cloud. The advantages for me are that my files are available to me anywhere in the world where I have internet access. If you steal my laptop, you didn’t get my data. The disadvantages are similar to the advantages: I always have to have internet access. However, I also don’t worry about backing up when I use an online storage service and I have easy methods for collaborating with others. I will discuss online storage and collaboration services on the blog and will link to it here soon. This is an incredible opportunity for small firms to move into the cloud, utilize the most current technology and lower their technical costs.

Collaborating with