The Open Desk

Margie Beilharz

Freelance editor and writer in science, environment, education, health

Tag: PDF

  • Making a PDF more readable with bookmarks

    Making a PDF more readable with bookmarks

    Let’s say you’ve created or edited a report – it’s all nicely laid out and you will be saving it as a PDF file. Before you do, take some time to think about PDF bookmarks. With a bit of forethought, you can make the document much more user-friendly than a long, unstructured PDF. For one…

  • Showing off your mark-up in PDFs

    This tip was written for the May 2018 Editors Victoria newsletter. One of the funny things about working as a freelance editor is that often you are not sure how familiar your author or client is with some of the software and techniques we tend to take for granted. Even editors vary in how familiar…