Filed under: Paperless | Tags: Adobe Acrobat, Paperless |
You probably already know how to create and use an electronic signature in Adobe Acrobat (if not, don’t worry it’s the first tip in Ernie Svenson’s video below). However, you may be wondering “how do I ‘flatten’ the signature image, so someone can’t simply lift my signature off a document.”
I figured that Adobe must have a way of doing this. It is the premier app for managing electronic documents in business after all. However, apparently not. Also, I could not find the answer by googling, either. After several dead ends, I was able to find the information. Everything you need is covered in Add a Flatten Document Menu Item to Acrobat on the Acrobat for Legal Professionals blog. WARNING: this has worked fine for me (Adobe Acrobat Pro 9), but I make no warranty.
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Filed under: Mac Tips | Tags: Adobe Acrobat |
One of my favorite tools in Adobe Acrobat is the highlighter. However, when I am commenting and marking up PDF documents , I was frustrated with not being able to select different highlighter colors other than YELLOW!
There’s got to be a way to highlight PDF documents in red, green, blue or any different color, doesn’t there?
There is a way! With the Highlight tool selected, click CMD+E. A new tool bar pops up letting you select a different highlight color.
Now, go have fun highlighting your PDFs in ANY color!
And here’s how to add highlight colors in Adobe Acrobat on PC (Windows).
Filed under: Paperless, Practice Tips | Tags: Adobe Acrobat, Faxes, Metadata, Scrubbing |
I just got a fax from a CPA on one of my Colorado Social Security disability cases. The fax is painfully low resolution. Frankly I am not sure it is not just one long Captcha. Figuring out the numbers requires an inordinate amount of squinting and guessing.
This just makes me wonder: what are you saying about your business with your faxes?
I know what this ink blot test of a fax tells me. It says:
I don’t care about my client.
I don’t care about the recipient.
I don’t care how my business looks to anyone in the outside of my office.
Regular readers know that every contact with another person or business is a chance to make an impression and to market your office. Do you want to squander that opportunity with poor quality fax? Is the money saved by using the low quality setting so substantial compared to faxing using high quality? Of course not.
Quick Tip: make everyone happier by faxing using the “high quality” setting.
Here’s an even better tip, send the scanned file as an attachment to email and give your recipient the highest quality version. Of course, make sure to scrub the meta-data before sending. Fortunately, Adobe Acrobat makes that very simple. Read the rest of this entry »