People have become accustomed to doing everything online these days. When the pandemic hit, people needed to transition to working from home more. Many adapted well and have even preferred it to the traditional workplace.
Employees prefer working from home because it increases their productivity. There are fewer distractions, allowing workers to hunker down and get the job done. With the aid of PDF files, things operate at a much smoother pace.
There are things you can do with PDFs that you may not be aware of. To learn what they are, read our listicle below!
1. Word Document
Have you ever come across PDF files you need to edit? Perhaps it’s a cover letter or resumes you need tweaking. Whatever the case may be, we’ll teach you how to edit a PDF file.
In the past, you had to print out the PDF, use white out, or just type out a new document. What you’ll do now is first upload it to a service and convert it into a .doc or .docx file. From there, you can edit it accordingly.
Pay attention to the space and formatting after converting. You may need to tweak it even further.
Developers struggle when attempting to send large PDF files in the mail. Due to their high resolution, it makes it next to impossible.
What if you were to reduce the PDF file size by converting it into a JPG? The image quality will take a hit, but if you don’t need to print or enlarge the file, you’re good.
JPG files work for everyone and are easy to open. For those seeking higher image quality, you could also convert your PDF files to PNG as an alternative.
If you’re looking for a way to present multiple documents to your clients or colleagues, then you’ll need to learn how to merge PDF files.
Some file formats you may wish to merge are Excel spreadsheets, graphics, text, and pie charts. You can even use c# to create PDFs.
With Adobe Acrobat, you can click File > Create> Combine Files. This will merge all files into one PDF! You can even combine PDF files into one if you wanted to.
4. Save Websites
If you’re traveling for business, you know all too well not having WiFi in the sky. You can plan accordingly and save yourself the headache later.
Save important sites information so you can work as you travel. This will come in very handy being in offline mode. You can save any site you need to for further use.
5. Sign Documents
If you have important documents you need to sign, you can do so with PDF files. This will also come in handy if you need someone to sign off something for you.
The document will populate where to sign so all you need to do is click through. You can enter in your actual signature or have a predetermined one as well.
With the ability to send documents through e-mail, signing documents has never been simpler.
Use PDF Files to Increase Your Productivity
As you can see there are many ways to use PDF files to your advantage. In the workplace, your colleagues and clients will be impressed with your new skills. People will come to you to learn.
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