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Adobe launched Monday a beta version of Acrobat.com an online office suite that allows you to create word processing documents, share files, convert PDFs and hold Web conferences. For more information, read Larry Dignan’s blog.rnrn
Here’s the online home page for the tools. You can also download a copy for your desktop to work offline.rnrn
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The Acrobat.com word processing tool is called Buzzword. Here’s what the blank page looks like.
Warning, remember this is a brand new, free beta. The problem only lasted a few minutes.
Opening a document.
In Buzzword, Adobe uses a toolbar, similar to Photoshop, for the main edit tools, such as paragraph, font, lists, and images.
To create a table, hit the table icon and a box that you can click on to create a table will appear next to it. Then you can fill it out.
On the lower right is an icon that shows whether your work has been saved or not.
And of course, there’s a spell check. There’s no grammar check.
ConnectNow, Meet Anywhere is a meeting tool that is available on Acrobat.com. Here’s the room you enter.
You can chat and share documents in ConnectNow.
This tool allows you to create PDF files.
Acrobat.com also includes a tool that helps you manage your files.
In your file mangager, you can locate your documents through a variety of searches.