PDF File Types
PDF Image Only -- Scanned or converted files are viewed as
a picture of the actual document. Although text is not searchable,
the use of bookmarks makes document navigation easier. Documents
can also be indexed with searchable information fields. PDF Image
Only is the most cost-efficient option.
PDF Normal -- Text of the document is fully searchable. This
format produces the smallest file size.
PDF Image + Hidden Text -- Creates a combination of the document
image with embedded text. The reader sees only the image, never
the OCR text. Text is searchable, and minor editing is possible.
This format produces the largest file size.
Other PDF Options
Bookmarks -- Section headings and subheadings provide quick
access to specific areas of a PDF document. retrieval of chapters,
sections, appendices, and illustrations is only a click away.
Hypertext Links -- One-click access to other locations in
the same page, same document, or different document. Links between
and within documents make navigation effortless. The link can initiate
movie clips, PowerPoint presentations, and even the internet to
access a website.
Thumbnail Views -- Miniature version of pages can be displayed
beside the document. Reader can quickly scan the thumbnail views
to find the desired page. A click on the thumbnail brings that page
into full view.
Form Templates -- Online forms with check boxes, click buttons,
and fill-in text fields for electronic transmittal of form information.
Combined Formats-- Multiple formats combined in a single
interactive CD. For example, scanned paper, word processing file,
spreadsheets, photos, lab reports, and drawings combined as a single
Autorun and Installation-- Want to use a PDF to publish a catalog,
or maybe an publication. With our CD-Rom publishing services we
can probably publish your documents less than printed material with
a higher perceived value.