- How do I share documents?
- Can I link to my documents on Acrobat.com?
- Does the recipient of a document have to sign up for Acrobat.com?
- How much content can I share and store on Acrobat.com?
- Are there any restrictions on the types of files I can upload and share?
- Can I update files that I have already uploaded and shared with others?
- Is there a size limit to the files I upload to Share?
- What file formats does Buzzword support?
- How do I send a Buzzword document to someone else?
- Does the recipient of a Buzzword document have to sign up for Acrobat.com?
- Can I check spelling in different languages?
- Why do some documents I imported into Buzzword look different from the original?
- What is the file size limit for import?
- What graphic formats can I use in Buzzword?
- What is the file storage limit for Buzzword?
- What is the size limit for inserting a graphic?
- Why don't Buzzword's files go into the Acrobat.com Organizer?
- Is there an offline version of Buzzword?
- Adobe Buzzword, a collaborative online word processor that creates print-perfect documents that can easily be co-authored and shared for comment and review.
- Document and file sharing, including access control and unique document URLs, plus a document previewer that can be embedded directly in web pages.
- Online PDF creation.
- Centralized file and document storage.
- Developer APIs.
When you sign up for Acrobat.com, you get access to Buzzword as well as all other Acrobat.com features.
Q. How much does Acrobat.com cost?
A. Acrobat.com offers both free and premium subscriptions. The free subscription includes five PDF conversions, file sharing, and storage with 5 GB of storage, and online word processing with Buzzword. If you need a larger meeting room or more PDF file-conversion ability, consider upgrading to a premium subscription.
Q. What support is available for Acrobat.com?
A. Support options available to all users include online product Help, knowledgebase documents, and moderated forums. Premium subscribers can also contact support by chat and phone for one-on-one assistance. To get help and support, visit the Help and Support center.
Q. Is Acrobat.com secure?
A. Acrobat.com employs some of the latest technology available for Internet security. When you access Acrobat.com, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology protects your information using both server authentication and data encryption. This technology helps to ensure that your data and documents are protected, and available only to you and users that you authorize. In addition, you can use application-level features to limit the accessibility of your content.
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Q. How do I sign up for Acrobat.com?
A. All you need is an Adobe ID, which consists of an email address and password of your choosing. If you already have an Adobe ID, you can use it with Acrobat.com go to Acrobat.com and sign in. If you don't have an adobe ID, sign up for Acrobat.com. To learn more, see the Adobe ID FAQ.
Q. I forgot my password, how do I reset it?
A. You can reset your password by clicking "Forgot your password?" on the sign-in page at http://www.acrobat.com/.
Q. Having trouble verifying your email address or resetting your password?
A. During the email verification and password reset process, messages are sent to your email address. Sometimes your email service or client marks these messages as spam so check your junk mail folder. If you are still having problems, contact support.
- Text (.txt)
- Rich text (.rtf)
- Microsoft Office 2003 and earlier (DOC, XLS, PPT, PRJ)
- Open Office (ODT, ODP, ODS, ODG, ODF)
- Star Office (SWX, SXI, SXC, SXD, STW)
- Word Perfect (WPD)
- Raster (BMP, GIF, JPEG, JPG, TIF, TIFF, PNG) and PostScript (PS) images
Q. How can I convert file formats not directly supported for PDF conversion by Acrobat.com?
A. You can't convert file formats such as Microsoft Office 2007 (DOCX, PPTX, XLSX) directly to PDF in Acrobat.com. To convert them, first save the files in Microsoft Office 2003 format and then convert them to PDF in Acrobat.com. For other file formats, you can use Adobe Acrobat from your desktop to convert files to PDF.
Q. How do I share documents?
A. First, upload your document to Acrobat.com. Then enter the email addresses of your recipients and create an optional message. Recipients will receive an email with a link they can click to view or download the document.
Q. Can I link to my documents on Acrobat.com?
A. Yes. Each document you upload to your Acrobat.com account is assigned a unique website address. So, you can link to your documents or embed rich previews on your own website, blog, or wiki.
Q. Does the recipient of a document have to sign up for Acrobat.com?
A. For open access documents, recipients do not need an Acrobat.com account. For restricted access documents, recipients must sign up for a free Acrobat.com account to access the document. For each document, you decide how restrictive you want to be.
- Audio formats (MP3, AAC, OGG)
- Video formats (MOV, WMV, FLV, XVID, DIVX, RETG)
- Font formats (TTF, DFONT, OTF)
- Archive formats (TGZ, RAR 7Z, SIT, JAR, WAR, CAB)
- System files and executable formats (EXE, DLL, JS, VB, BAT, CMD, COM, CPL, SH, CSH, TCSH, KSH, BASH, ZSH, INF, HTA, HLP, INS, ISP, VB, JSE, LNK, MS, PIF, SCR, SHS, WS)
- Web files (CHM, CRT)
- Database files (MDB)
- Raster image files (PCD, SCT)
Q. Can I update files that I have already uploaded and shared with others?
A. Yes. You can upload a new version of an existing document and retain the document's unique URL. The new uploaded document must have the same document name as the previous version.
Q. What file formats does Buzzword support?
A. Buzzword can import Microsoft Word (DOC, DOCX, and Word 2003 XML), Open Document Format (ODT), Rich Text Format (RTF), and text (TXT) files. Buzzword can export all those file formats as well as PDF and HTML.
Q. How do I send a Buzzword document to someone else?
A. Rather than sending the file, share a link to the document. To share a link, click the Share button at the bottom of the window. Then follow the steps for sending an email and linking to the document. If you are sharing the document with people who are not yet Buzzword users, they can sign up for a Buzzword account.
Q. Does the recipient of a Buzzword document have to sign up for Acrobat.com?
A. No. If you set the access level of your document to open access, anyone with the document's address (URL) can access your document. Click the Share button and select Share With A Wider Audience.
Q. Can I check spelling in different languages?
A. Adobe Buzzword is currently available in English, French, and German. Buzzword does support spelling check for 18 different languages, limited to the latin-1 character set. Danish, Dutch, English (CN), English (UK), English (US), Finnish, French (France), French (Canada), German, German (Reformed), German (Swiss), German (Swiss Reformed), Italian, Norwegian (Bokmal), Norwegian (Nynorsk), Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Spanish, Swedish.
Q. Why do some documents I imported into Buzzword look different from the original?
A. Buzzword maintains document integrity as much as possible. However, some imported documents have features and fonts that Buzzword does not support. In some cases, it is not possible to maintain complete document integrity.
Q. Is there an offline version of Buzzword?
A. Not yet. But work is underway on an AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime) version. This AIR version gives you access to Buzzword when you are not connected to the Internet.
Q. Are APIs available for Acrobat.com?
A. Yes. Acrobat.com provides APIs for document service functions such as uploading documents, browsing a repository, and sharing documents. The Acrobat.com APIs allow you to quickly leverage document sharing capabilities in a mashup or as the basis for a new application.
Adobe also offers Adobe Flash Collaboration Service, a platform as a service (APIs plus SDK) that allows Flex developers to add real-time social capabilities. Among these are chat, webcam, VoIP, and whiteboards to Rich Internet Applications (RIAs).