It is not that candy-looking, yet have options to merge, split, reorder, encrypt, decrypt, rotate, crop and reformat PDF files, add header, footer and watermark, convert images to PDF or PDF to images, delete/flatten/list form fields, turn PostScript into PDF, extract PDF information, scan to PDF and create transparent image. …
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With the development of Google Docs (http://docs.google.com/), one has to do word processing on their computer less and less. Working online is usually faster (just a browser to load), and allows your data to be stored in “the cloud”–that is, online rather than on your computer, making the files more secure.
However, for mathematicians there has always been a problem with this–LaTeX. Many of us use LaTeX to write everything. Academic papers, tests and exams, assignments, and even worksheets and letters (my CV was even made in LaTeX). Because of this there has not been much opportunity to switch over to using …
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This site I have to credit my amazing wife for finding. Invitationland is an online program/website designed to help you create professional looking invitations! They have both a free service anyone can use and a membership ($) service that can be used to access more styles of invitations, but the free service is quite impressive.
It is essentially an online version of Microsoft Publisher, and allows you to download a pdf of your invite when you are done! I was very impressed at how easy it was to make an invitation, especially for the more computer illiterate like my wife.
She loves the …
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OpenOffice just keeps getting better and better.
In the last update I got, I could now open Microsoft’s new (stupid) proprietary versions like docx and xlsx directly with OpenOffice. No more word necessary.
But now this one takes the cake. For the longest time, OO has been able to DIRECTLY export to PDF (avoid having to print to a PDF Printer, like CutePDF), but now it can EDIT PDFs as well, removing many people’s need for Adobe at all!
There is a very easy to read explanation of installation and usage here. I tried it, and sure enough, completely editable! Also, I opened a …
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