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Revised PDF Tutorial (Inside PDF) -- explains the basic object and imaging concepts of PDF
These files are from a PDF Tutorial given at the 2005 IS&T Archiving Conference. There are also sample PDF files provided that accompany the slides.
Style Size Document Author Date Comments
Text 12 KB Inside PDF (Introduction) Jim King 8/6/98 Two page introduction to the slide presentation
PDF Slides 3.2 MB Inside PDF (annotated) Jim King 4/26/2005 Annotated Slides--Presents basic PDF concepts via examples. These slides have annotations that give the talk in text form. Presentation includes descriptions of PDF/A and of Structured PDF files.
PDF Slides 3 MB Inside PDF (not annotated) Jim King 4/26/2005 Slides--Presents basic PDF concepts via examples. These slides are not annotated.
Annotations 148 KB Inside PDF (annotations file for above slides) Jim King 4/26/2005 Annotations only. PDF file containing the annotations for the unannotated slide presentations. Print this file and then read it while looking at the not annotated slides.
.zip 32 KB Inside PDF (Example PDF Files) Jim King 4/26/2005 All of the example PDF file used in the slides. You can open these files in a text editor or in Acrobat. It is fun to make small changes and then open them in Acroat and see the results.

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Original PDF Tutorial (Inside PDF) -- explains the basic object and imaging concepts of PDF
Although these files date from August 1998, they cover the still valid basic concepts of PDF. Some of the references have been updated to September 2002. There are also sample PDF files provided that accompany the slides.
Style Size Document Author Date Comments
Text 12 KB Inside PDF (Introduction) Jim King 8/6/98 Two page introduction to the slide presentation
PDF Slides 512 KB Inside PDF (annotated) Jim King 8/6/98 Annotated Slides. Presents basic PDF concepts via examples. These slides have annotations on them giving the talk in text form.
PDF Slides 400 KB Inside PDF (not annotated) Jim King 8/6/98 Slides. Presents basic PDF concepts via examples. These slides are not annotated.
Annotations 60 KB Inside PDF (annotations file for above slides) Jim King 8/6/98 Annotations only. PDF file containing the annotations for the unannotated slide presentations. Print this file and then read it while looking at the not annotated slides.
.zip 16 KB Inside PDF (Example PDF Files) Jim King 8/6/98 All of the example PDF file used in the slides. You can open these files in a text editor or in Acrobat. It is fun to make small changes and then open them in Acroat and see the results.

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Last updated: 9/15/2007 - J. King Questions? Comments? e-mail to: jking@adobe.com

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