How to combine multiple PDF files into one multiple page PDF

Do you have multiple single page PDF files that you’d like to convert into one larger multiple page PDF document? This is something that comes up a lot in the NMC, and here’s how you do it: 1) Open the first page in Acrobat Professional 2) Document –> Insert pages 3) Select the next page … Continue reading “How to combine multiple PDF files into one multiple page PDF”

Do you have multiple single page PDF files that you’d like to convert into one larger multiple page PDF document? This is something that comes up a lot in the NMC, and here’s how you do it:

1) Open the first page in Acrobat Professional

2) Document –> Insert pages

3) Select the next page to be inserted, and tell Acrobat where to put it (before/after the current page, at the beginning/end of the document, etc).

4) Repeat until all pages are added.

5) Save As for the new document.

Managing FCP X Events & Projects with Disk Images

This RippleTraining.com tutorial by Steve Martin addresses issues you may stumble upon when moving Final Cut Pro X projects. It talks about creating a disk image using disk utility and creating new events within that disk image. When you want to move your project to another hard drive or computer, the article states that you … Continue reading “Managing FCP X Events & Projects with Disk Images”

This RippleTraining.com tutorial by Steve Martin addresses issues you may stumble upon when moving Final Cut Pro X projects. It talks about creating a disk image using disk utility and creating new events within that disk image. When you want to move your project to another hard drive or computer, the article states that you can simply drag the disk image to the new location and since the entire directory and meta data stay the same, you can seamlessly continue to work on your projects from the new location.

When one of our NMC consultants tested this method, he had this to say:

After following this tutorial there are a few points to remember:

1. When moving the disk image to your drive, it’ll show that the disk image is an alias (that’s the small, curved, black arrow pointing at the lower left corner of the disk image icon). This is does not cause a problem.

2. After connecting your external drive to a computer you have to double click the disk image to activate it. That way when you open Final Cut Pro X, the disk image and all its contents will show up.

To see the whole tutorial, go here.

Top Ten Lynda Courses for October 2011

Lynda.com is available for use by AU students, faculty and staff. This extensive online training library contains over 3,000 video tutorials on all types of software. Tutorials walk users through programs like Access, After Effects, Excel, FinalCut, iMovie, Photoshop, Pro Tools, and many more. This library can be accessed via the MyAU Portal from any … Continue reading “Top Ten Lynda Courses for October 2011”

Lynda.com is available for use by AU students, faculty and staff. This extensive online training library contains over 3,000 video tutorials on all types of software. Tutorials walk users through programs like Access, After Effects, Excel, FinalCut, iMovie, Photoshop, Pro Tools, and many more. This library can be accessed via the MyAU Portal from any Internet-connected computer.

These are the Lynda training courses with the most views during the month of October. The number is the total number of hours viewed.

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Top Courses – October 2011

1 Final Cut Pro 7 Essential Training 26.76 hrs viewed
2 SharePoint 2010 Essential Training 11.55 hrs viewed
3 JavaScript Essential Training (2011) 10.60 hrs viewed
4 Dreamweaver CS3 Essential Training 9.48 hrs viewed
5 Access 2007 Essential Training 9.46 hrs viewed
6 ActionScript 3.0 Projects: Game Development 9.12 hrs viewed
7 Foundations of Programming: Fundamentals 9.03 hrs viewed
8 Creating a First Web Site with Dreamweaver CS4 8.07 hrs viewed
9 Photoshop CS5 Essential Training 7.28 hrs viewed
10 Access 2010 Essential Training 6.31 hrs viewed