Why does Acrobat create an embedded PDF portfolio? PDF Portfolios, as its name implies, include PDF files on top of the main document. The goal of using PDF Portfolios is to give Acrobat users the ability to browse the documents that are stored inside PDF files with one click. What's so special about a PDF portfolio? PDF and PDF file formats are unique. They are designed to be managed and printed using the Adobe PDF Management system (PD FMC) provided with Acrobat Reader. The PDF file is also used to create a PDF catalog with the Acrobat Cataloging system. If you want to store your documents in Adobe Systems Online's PDF Portfolios library, you'll find out more from our PDF Portfolio Learning Center. How does the Acrobat software know which files are in which portfolio or where they are located? Acrobat uses metadata for PDF files, but the Acrobat software can also identify and search the location of the desired files. See our PDF document metadata examples page for more. What types of files are in a PDF portfolio? Different types of documents are stored in PDFs. Below is a summary of which files are located on the file system of the PDF portfolio: · Acrobat documents · Graphics (screenshots, graphics, presentations) · Media files (document type, type, size) · Video · Audios or Videos · Text Files · Fonts What is a file? A file is a collection of the data that represent a piece of work, or something that can be searched for. When a file is embedded in an Adobe PDF file, it is embedded using the HTML file format. The embedded document is a PDF file. See our PDF document examples page for a sample PDF file. How is a user going to see the contents of a PDF portfolio in the Adobe PDF Management system (PD FMC)? When viewing the file in the system, the user will be presented with a list of metadata (information about the file) for the portfolio. The details of what is stored inside a PDF portfolio can be viewed by accessing the associated PDF file with the Acrobat Reader in Acrobat's File menu. File Type and Description of the File How do the types of files in a PDF portfolio relate to an Adobe document? Acrobat uses content from Adobe documents when creating PDF portfolios. The types of files that are stored inside a PDF file can be classified as follows: · The embedded PDF document containing the PDF file on behalf of the users.