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Adobe® Acrobat® X PDF Bible by Ted Padova

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Chapter 15. Editing Pages

Chapters 12 and 14 covered editing content on PDF pages. Minor edits for text passages and images may be completed with the tools discussed in the earlier chapters. If you want to modify larger portions of a PDF document, then you'll want to know something about the tools Acrobat offers you for page editing. If you return to an authoring application and edit text, graphics, and layouts, you may want to update your PDF document according to the page edits made in other applications. Rather than re-create the entire PDF file, Acrobat enables you to selectively append, replace, delete, and extract pages in a PDF document.

When you need to add or modify content to change page designs, you have other tools such as the Add Headers and Footers dialog box and the ability to add backgrounds and watermarks. This chapter covers the page-editing tools in Acrobat and many features that can help you modify documents.

Working with Page Thumbnails

Page Thumbnails are mini-views of PDF pages that can be displayed in various zoom sizes. To see the thumbnail view of pages in an open document, click the Page Thumbnails pane to open the pane, as shown in Figure 15.1. Thumbnail views are created on-the-fly when the pane is opened. Users of Acrobat ...

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