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Switchboard Actions

Arrange
Switchboard Action Group: Arrange Booklet Prepares a PDF document for double sided printing, such that the printout can be folded and saddle-stitched.
Switchboard Action Group: Arrange Duplicate page Duplicates pages.
Switchboard Action Group: Arrange Fill page Puts several pages onto a new page with a defined page size. Distributes pages across/down as space permits.
Switchboard Action Group: Arrange Impose Offers flexible imposition based on imposition templates.
Switchboard Action Group: Arrange N-Up Puts several pages onto a new page.
Switchboard Action Group: Arrange New page Creates an empty page in the active PDF document.
Switchboard Action Group: Arrange Reader spreads Prepares a PDF document for double sided printing. The pages are sorted continuously.
Switchboard Action Group: Arrange Sandwich Places the chosen PDF on top of the active PDF file.
Switchboard Action Group: Arrange Slice Creates two documents. One containing the chosen objects. The other one contains all other objects.
Switchboard Action Group: Arrange Split in half Splits double pages into single pages. Recognizes whether single and double pages are present within one document, and only splits the double pages, leaving the single pages as they are.
Switchboard Action Group: Arrange Step & Repeat Puts each page multiple times on a new page.
Present
Switchboard Action Group: Present Handout Creates a handout containing several slides on one page and optionally some lines for notes.
Switchboard Action Group: Present Light table Puts several pages on one new page to give the impression of a light table.
Switchboard Action Group: Present Passe partout Adds a background border around the current page content.
Switchboard Action Group: Present Presentation Optimize PDF for use as a slide presentation. Add progress thermometer to each page (except first page).
Standards
Switchboard Action Group: Standards Commercial CMYK Prepares the PDF for commercial printing (CMYK).
Switchboard Action Group: Standards Commercial CMYK+spot Prepares the PDF for commercial printing (CMYK and spot colors).
Switchboard Action Group: Standards Digital (B/W) Prepares the PDF for digital printing (B/W).
Switchboard Action Group: Standards Digital (color) Prepares the PDF for digital printing (color).
Switchboard Action Group: Standards Display status Displays the compliancy with the ISO standards PDF/X, PDF/A and PDF/E. Furthermore the Output Intent and destination profile is shown.
Switchboard Action Group: Standards Magazine Ad Prepares the PDF for magazine ad.
Switchboard Action Group: Standards Newspaper Ad Prepares the PDF for newspaper ad.
Switchboard Action Group: Standards PDF/X-1a Converts to PDF/X-1a.
Switchboard Action Group: Standards PDF/X-3 Converts to PDF/X-3.
Switchboard Action Group: Standards PDF/X-4 Converts to PDF/X-4.
Switchboard Action Group: Standards PDF/X-4p Converts to PDF/X-4p.
Switchboard Action Group: Standards Web Offset CMYK Prepares the PDF for web offset printing (CMYK).
Switchboard Action Group: Standards Web Offset CMYK+spot Prepares the PDF for web offset printing (CMYK and spot colors).
Prepress
Switchboard Action Group: Prepress Add marks Marks are created according to the TrimBox and BleedBox.
Switchboard Action Group: Prepress Create TrimBox Inserts TrimBox and BleedBox on the basis of existing crop marks.
Switchboard Action Group: Prepress Extract ICC profiles Saves ICC profiles from the document to the Desktop. Either the Output Intent ICC profile or source profiles can be extracted.
Switchboard Action Group: Prepress Flatten transparency Flattens transparency, e.g. for preparing documents for printout or PDF/X-1a or PDF/X-3 conversion.
Switchboard Action Group: Prepress Increase line width Increases line widths to ensure they appear properly on the printout.
Switchboard Action Group: Prepress Outline page boxes Inserts outlines of page geometry boxes.
Switchboard Action Group: Prepress Output Intent Sets/Replaces/Removes an Output Intent in the PDF.
Switchboard Action Group: Prepress Overprint & Knockout Adjusts overprint and knockout behavior of black or white text and vector objects.
Document
Switchboard Action Group: Document Content export Extracts the content of the PDF into a newly created file. The extraction of words and characters is XML formatted and contains link annotations.
Switchboard Action Group: Document Create file package Creates a new PDF containing all files from the chosen folder. The file package has a summary and bookmarks for direct access to the embedded files. The folder structure of the input files is preserved. All file types are embedded.
Switchboard Action Group: Document EPS export Saves the PDF file as single page EPS file(s). Transparency will be flattened using high quality setting.
Switchboard Action Group: Document Embed files Embeds the chosen files into the current PDF. All file types can be embedded.
Switchboard Action Group: Document Extract files Extracts files that are embedded in the PDF to the chosen folder. Existing folder structures are reconstructed.
Switchboard Action Group: Document Image export Saves the PDF file in various image formats.
Switchboard Action Group: Document Image to PDF Converts images directly to PDF.
Switchboard Action Group: Document Letter head Places the chosen letter head on top of the active document.
Switchboard Action Group: Document Office to PDF Converts Office documents directly to PDF.
Switchboard Action Group: Document Optimize PDF Rewrites and optimizes the internal structure of the PDF. In addition the PDF is saved for Fast Web View.
Switchboard Action Group: Document Overlay Places the chosen content on top of the active PDF.
Switchboard Action Group: Document PostScript export Saves the PDF file as PostScript file. Transparency will be flattened using high quality setting.
Switchboard Action Group: Document PostScript to PDF Converts PostScript and EPS files directly to PDF using the chosen PDF settings.
Switchboard Action Group: Document Re-Distill Recreates the PDF via PostScript, prepares for use with older equipment (RIPs).
Switchboard Action Group: Document Resave as PDF 1.x Saves the PDF in the defined format version.
Pages
Switchboard Action Group: Pages Create bleed Bleed is created by upscaling pages or adding images of the edges of the content area into the bleed area.
Switchboard Action Group: Pages Crop to visible Crops the page to the visible area.
Switchboard Action Group: Pages Enlarge Enlarges the page area without modifying the page content.
Switchboard Action Group: Pages Flip Flips the pages horizontally or vertically.
Switchboard Action Group: Pages Move content Moves the content of a page by a given distance.
Switchboard Action Group: Pages Organize pages Allows for organizing pages of one or several PDF documents.
Switchboard Action Group: Pages Rotate Rotates pages by the defined angle.
Switchboard Action Group: Pages Scale by percent Scales the PDF to a given percentage.
Switchboard Action Group: Pages Scale page content only Scales the page content to a given percentage without changing the page dimension.
Switchboard Action Group: Pages Scale page format only Adjust the page dimensions without changing the page content.
Switchboard Action Group: Pages Scale to format Scales the PDF proportionally to fit into the specified paper size.
Fonts
Switchboard Action Group: Fonts Embed font Embeds missing fonts in the PDF if they are installed on the system.
Switchboard Action Group: Fonts Font to outlines Converts fonts to outline so that these fonts do not remain in the PDF.
Switchboard Action Group: Fonts Replace font Replaces an embedded font in the PDF with another font.
Switchboard Action Group: Fonts Subset font Creates font subsets of fully embedded fonts to minimize the filesize.
Colors
Switchboard Action Group: Colors Brightness Adjusts the brightness of all objects on the page, and is most suitable for B/W pages or where color PDFs are to be printed on B/W printers.
Switchboard Action Group: Colors Convert to B/W Converts PDF files to black and white.
Switchboard Action Group: Colors Convert to RGB Converts PDF files to RGB (sRGB).
Switchboard Action Group: Colors Correct 4c Black Restores accidently separated Black. Text and Vector objects colored in Black with values in all CMYK channels get converted back to pure Black.
Switchboard Action Group: Colors DeviceLink conversion Converts colors in the current PDF based on DeviceLink profiles.
Switchboard Action Group: Colors Extract ICC profiles Saves ICC profiles from the document to the Desktop. Either the Output Intent ICC profile or source profiles can be extracted.
Switchboard Action Group: Colors Office PDF to CMYK Converts PDF files created from Office applications to the selected printing condition.
Switchboard Action Group: Colors Process conversion Prepares the current PDF for the chosen printing condition and carries out the necessary color conversion.
Switchboard Action Group: Colors Process to spot Maps a process color into a spot color.
Switchboard Action Group: Colors Registration color Converts registration color into Black only. Registration color which is typically used for crop and registration marks or print job slugs can be converted to the defined color.
Switchboard Action Group: Colors Remove ICC profiles Removes ICC source profiles from tagged CMYK color spaces.
Switchboard Action Group: Colors Spot colors Modifies the name, alternate color and overprint setting of spot colors. Furthermore spot colors can be mapped to other spot colors or converted to CMYK.
Switchboard Action Group: Colors Spot to process Converts all spot colors in the PDF to process colors.
Switchboard Action Group: Colors Tone value adjustment Adjusts tone values by a given percentage.
Images
Switchboard Action Group: Images Downsample Reduces the resolution of images. That is useful if the PDF shall be used in a different environment like newspaper printing or display only.
Switchboard Action Group: Images Recompress Recompresses images in the chosen compression types.
Switchboard Action Group: Images Sharpen images Unsharp masking for images allows increasing contrast and density of images.
Layers
Switchboard Action Group: Layers Browse Layer Allows you to see and modify layers and OCCDs in the PDF.
Switchboard Action Group: Layers Comments by author Puts comments from all authors on separate layers.
Switchboard Action Group: Layers Enumerate layer Enumerates the chosen objects on separate layers.
Switchboard Action Group: Layers Flatten layers Flattens all layers. Objects on invisible layers are removed.
Switchboard Action Group: Layers Form fields by type Puts form fields based on their type on separate layers.
Switchboard Action Group: Layers Import as layer Imports the chosen PDF document as a layer in the active PDF.
Switchboard Action Group: Layers Make layer Allows to create layers in the PDF.
Switchboard Action Group: Layers Remove layer Remove layer including all objects on this layer.
Switchboard Action Group: Layers Split layers For each layer view (or layer, if no layer views are present) a new file is created with just the content of that layer view (or layer).
Reports
Switchboard Action Group: Reports Browse Metadata Allows you to review metadata for the whole PDF document as well as metadata associated with images in the PDF.
Switchboard Action Group: Reports Colors Creates a detailed report about the colors of the active document.
Switchboard Action Group: Reports Compare documents Allows the comparison of the visual appearance of two PDF documents by highlighting or fast change of the view.
Switchboard Action Group: Reports Fonts Creates a detailed report about the fonts of the active document.
Switchboard Action Group: Reports Images Creates a detailed report about the images of the active document.
Switchboard Action Group: Reports Visualizer Allows for visualizing print-relevant characteristics of PDF documents.
Get in touch
Switchboard Action Group: Get in touch Bug report Opens a form in your web browser to enter a bug report.
Switchboard Action Group: Get in touch Feature Request Opens a form in your web browser to enter your feature request.
Switchboard Action Group: Get in touch Support Opens a form in your web browser to enter your support request.
Switchboard Action Group: Get in touch Tutorials Opens a website with tutorials in your web browser.
Switchboard Action Group: Get in touch User forum Opens the website of the User forum in your web browser.