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Adobe Acrobat Professional and Preview?


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I can open pdf files with Preview which is great, but I used to use Adobe Acrobat on my old windows pc.

What does Adobe Acrobat Professional have that Preivew doesn't? I don't want to end up having two programs that do the same thing.

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Preview will display PDF files and other images. The latest version, included in Leopard only, allows you to make some minor changes, like rearranging the order of pages in a PDF.

Adobe Reader, which is a free download, displays PDF files, but does not allow you to edit them. It's also slower than Preview, and is generally badly behaved. I would only recommend it on Windows, since Preview is not available for Windows.

Adobe Acrobat Professional is a $380 program that adds the ability to edit the text in a PDF, create customized forms for people to type into.
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ok thanks for the information. I think preview is all I need then
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Is there a good place on the web to learn how to use adobe acrobat pro 9? A friend gave me it and i have no clue how to use it or what it is for.

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