Tutorial for embedding 3D interactive graphics into PDF

by Guest March 7, 2012

Josh Peek (@jegpeek) is a Hubble Fellow at Columbia University, specializing in the ISM in and around disk galaxies. He has a fascination with data presentation and design. As an astronomer studying the complex three-dimensional structures of the interstellar medium, I’ve been taken with the idea of presenting that information in a compelling and interactive […]


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What’s the best tool to annotate PDFs?

by Jane March 23, 2011

We all know the workflow:  a collaborator sends a draft proposal or paper; we carefully read it; bleed all over it; and send it back.  I admit that until last year, I used a Big Red Pen on hardcopy, which I then returned to the lead author by scanning with the xerox machine. Recently I […]


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Keyboard Shortcut for “Save as PDF…”

by Kelle October 15, 2010

Keyboard Shortcut for “Save as PDF…” in OS X | MacSparkyWalk through for setting up pressing cmd-P twice to print to a PDF. (via Michael Cushing.)


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Links: iPhone 4, iOS 4, Google Docs, and Google Voice

by Kelle June 25, 2010

iPhone 4 review | Engadget um yeah, I must have this…especially since my 3G’s battery life is rapidly deteriorating. “…the iPhone 4 is the best smartphone on the market right now. The combination of gorgeous new hardware, that amazing display, upgraded cameras, and major improvements to the operating system make this an extremely formidable package.” […]


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Links: Two weeks worth of links covering pretty much everything

by Kelle April 30, 2010

Two weeks worth of links from both myself and Jane Rigby. Mac Apps and iPad XQuartz updated | MacResearch Is it really called X11 in 10.5 but XQuartz in 10.6? Either way, it’s updated to version 2.5. And while we’re on the topic, has anyone gotten their middle-click to work in 10.6? Cause I still […]


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Join PDF files

by Jane November 18, 2009

This is a tip that sounds stupid, until you really need it. Say you’re applying for a job, and have several PDF files:  a CV, a research statement, a cover letter.   Files are supposed to be emailed to an office assistant.   You can send separate files, but they may get confused, lost, only some get […]


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