Re: [CGUYS] Highlighting PDFs

2008-02-16 Thread Charles Ballinger
Micheal, This might not help you with given you're on XP. I use an OSX app called Skim to manage and annotate sources for my papers. Its a fantastic tool. Might even make it worth going to a Mac. Charles http://skim-app.sourceforge.net/ Skim is a PDF reader and note-taker for OS X. It

Re: [CGUYS] Highlighting PDFs

2008-02-14 Thread Andy Gallant
I've had some PDF files that couldn't be printed directly to the Adobe PDF printer (WinXP Pro) - couldn't copy/paste, couldn't save as another file type, couldn't do anything except look at it or print hard copy. Security won. So, a work-around that worked was to print hard copy and then

Re: [CGUYS] Highlighting PDFs

2008-02-14 Thread Tom Piwowar
Andy Gallant and Daniel Else STOP! Criminal acts are not allowed on this discussion list. You are committing speech crimes that violate the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Providing directions for circumvention is a criminal act. If you want to put yourselves in danger of prosecution

Re: [CGUYS] Highlighting PDFs

2008-02-14 Thread Michael S. Altus
Tom Piwowar wrote: Michael, if the creator of a PDF file locks it you have to respect that lock. That is the law. Any speech about breaking the lock violates the DMCA. You either respect the lock, find a more open supplier, or apply to the LOC for a waver (I think they accept petitions every 2

Re: [CGUYS] Highlighting PDFs

2008-02-14 Thread Tom Piwowar
I apologize for bringing up the issue and for drawing in others to provide workarounds. Thank you. I wish we lived in a freer country, but we don't. So that our shackles don't get screwed even tighter everyone needs to pay attention to the Network Neutrality law introduced in Congress this

Re: [CGUYS] Highlighting PDFs

2008-02-14 Thread b_s-wilk
Michael, if the creator of a PDF file locks it you have to respect that lock. That is the law. Any speech about breaking the lock violates the DMCA. You either respect the lock, find a more open supplier, or apply to the LOC for a waver (I think they accept petitions every 2 years). I

Re: [CGUYS] Highlighting PDFs

2008-02-13 Thread Daniel Else
Mike, if you have someone in the family who qualifies for the Adobe Acrobat Education pricing structure, I'd recommend that you go ahead and purchase AA Professional. It is a terrific discount. That will allow you to do anything you want to a pdf. Dan

Re: [CGUYS] Highlighting PDFs

2008-02-13 Thread Michael S. Altus
Daniel Else wrote: Mike, if you have someone in the family who qualifies for the Adobe Acrobat Education pricing structure, I'd recommend that you go ahead and purchase AA Professional. It is a terrific discount. That will allow you to do anything you want to a pdf. Dan, Not anything! Turns

Re: [CGUYS] Highlighting PDFs

2008-02-13 Thread b_s-wilk
Can the file be printed? On a Mac you can print to Preview, then save again as a PDF. Is there a Windows equivalent you can use? Daniel Else wrote: Mike, if you have someone in the family who qualifies for the Adobe Acrobat Education pricing structure, I'd recommend that you go ahead and

Re: [CGUYS] Highlighting PDFs

2008-02-13 Thread Daniel Else
There are various tricks of the trade to recreate files that have various reproduction restrictions. I don't have Adobe Reader on the computer, but with Professional I can print a PDF to an Adobe PDF printer, which may be what is referred to with the Mac. This prints the document to a new file.