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How do I save Custom Stamps when Upgrading?

I have created several Custom Stamps. When upgrading from 8 to 9 and 9 to 10, after upgrade, Custom Stamps had to be created anew. Am prepapring to install XI upgrade. How can I assure that the Custom Stamps are still in my program after Upgrade? Are the Custom Stamps in a file of their own? If so, can it merely be copies? Is there some sort of an Import procedure that you must do?


Philip F Lanzafame 600 days ago


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User created stamps (which a custom stamp would be) are saved to specific location.
An example for a Windows Vista / Acrobat 9 install:
--| <user name>/AppData/Roaming/Adobe/Acrobat/9.0/Stamps
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A similar situation exists for Acrobat version prior to 9 and for tne new versions (X, XI).
When the custom stamp is created it is given an alphanumeric file name.
(e.g., yPucSpyIl5NeV48TCX4IPD.pdf)
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You can rename to something more user friendly.
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As you create your custom stamps you could copy them to a backup location.
When changing to a new version of Acrobat you could copy the backups to the new installs "stamp" folder.
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As you make use of custom stamps I recommend Thom Parker's book "All About Stamps in Acrobat and Paperless Workflows".
http://www.pdfscripting.com/public/All-About-PDF-Stamps-in-Acrobat-and-Paperles
s-Workflows-The-Book.cfm

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I've found it to be exceptionally informative (and an enjoyable read).
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Be well...


By David Austin answered 600 days ago  |   Comments (0)  |  New Comment

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