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Acrobat

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A product from Adobe Systems, Inc., for manipulating documents stored in Portable Document Format. Acrobat provides a platform-independent means of creating, viewing, and printing documents.

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Acrobat

Document exchange software from Adobe that allows documents to be displayed and printed the same on every computer. The Acrobat system created the Portable Document Format (PDF), which is widely used in commercial printing and on the Web. See PDF.
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"As people increasingly communicate and collaborate across the Internet, Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat Connect enable an effective workflow around documents, reliably reaching people around the world," says Kevin Lynch, senior vice president and chief software architect at Adobe.
The Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view and print these documents.
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Participants will learn how Adobe Creative Suite 2 combines full new versions of Adobe Photoshop CS2, Adobe InDesign CS2, Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Professional, Adobe Illustrator CS2, and Adobe GoLive CS2 with new Version Cue CS2, Adobe Bridge, and Adobe Stock Photos.
For example, in April, TEI met with IRS representatives to discuss what forms and attachments could be submitted in an Adobe Acrobat format and other potential ways of complying with the mandate.
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Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) has announced that AstraZeneca will adopt Adobe Acrobat software to streamline and standardize its global internal and external communications.
Other features include Microsoft Outlook integration, navigation control for long documents and a PDF publishing tool (not requiring Adobe Acrobat).