RE: Making several PDFs into a single file? <LYR19413-17146-1999 -dot- 10 -dot- 22-06 -dot- 16 -dot- 42--cnbrath#aplexus -dot- jhuapl -dot- edu -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>

Subject: RE: Making several PDFs into a single file? <LYR19413-17146-1999 -dot- 10 -dot- 22-06 -dot- 16 -dot- 42--cnbrath#aplexus -dot- jhuapl -dot- edu -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
From: "David Chinell" <dchinell -at- email -dot- msn -dot- com>
To: "'Chantel Brathwaite'" <cnbrath -at- aplexus -dot- jhuapl -dot- edu>, "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 1999 11:35:07 -0400

Even faster:

1. Open the first PDF file and rename it with a
Save As.
2. Open Explorer to the folder of files you want
to smoosh.
3. Sort them into the right order.
4. Drag and drop them into the body of the first
5. Answer the dialogs once.
6. Wham! Wham! Wham! Wham! In they go.

Trick is to drag by the FIRST document in the
selected group, or the sequence gets goofed up.


-----Original Message-----
From: bounce-techwr-l-10308 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
[mailto:bounce-techwr-l-10308 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com]On
Behalf Of Chantel
Sent: Friday, October 22, 1999 12:11 PM
Subject: Re: Making several PDFs into a single
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Hi Joan,

Here's how to merge PDF files using acrobat 4.0.

1. Open one of your PDF files in acrobat.
2. Select Insert Pages from the Document menu.
3. Select the file you wish to insert.
4. A dialog box appears. Indicate where the file
should be appear.
5. The file should appear where you indicated.

If you want, you can create a couple of bookmarks
that will help the user
navigate between the TOC, body, and index. If you
are using acrobat 4, you
can do this by:

1. Selecting Show Bookmarks from the Window menu.
Two panels appear, the
left one is the bookmark pane and the right one is
the document pane.
2. In the document pane, navigate to the desired
page. For example, if
you want to create a bookmark for the chapter 1,
navigate to the first
page of chapter 1.
3. In the window pane, right click and select Add
bookmark. The bookmark
icon appears.
4. Type the name of the bookmark in the space

You can also drag the bookmarks in the bookmark
pane to indicate
different hierarchical levels if you wish.

Good luck

Chantel Brathwaite
Chantel -dot- N -dot- Brathwaite -at- saic -dot- com

> Joan Melgaard has <<...three files (TOC, body,
index) in
> Framemaker 5.5 that I want to make into a book.
I think I am
> making the book properly, putting the files in
the correct
> order, and printing it as a .pdf. But when I do
this, I get three
> pdf files when I only want one.>>

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