Articles Archive for April 2007
I have been using a handy Firefox Add-on called PDF Download for the past few months. This add-on allows you to specify whether you want to view a PDF file inside your Firefox browser or if you want to download it to your desktop. Without this add-on any PDF links that you click on would open directly inside your browser, which is not some peoples preferred option.
Of course you still need have a PDF Reader installed to be able to view PDFs whether they be on your desktop or in …
LuraTech upgrades its PDF compressor software to incorporate digital signing features and debuted two new additional products to further strengthen its leadership when it comes to PDF/A solutions.
What is the best practice for including PDF links on your website? It’s simple, make sure that the user knows what they are getting themselves into. I can’t count the number of times that I’ve clicked on a web link, only to discover that the link goes to a PDF that’s 20MB, and on a low-speed Internet connection (read: broadband in Australia), that can be quite painful. You soon find yourself reaching for the Ctrl+Alt+Del keys because your web browser has been temporarily hijacked [and perhaps not so “temporarily” if …
Fans of Sudoku rejoice. You can now download free Sudoku books in PDF format from www.printsudoku.com. Go on check it out. It’s guaranteed to frustrate you for hours.
Could 2007 be the year that PDF/A breaks on through to the other side? It’s certainly gotten off to a pretty good start with the first ever PDF/A Conference being held in Stuttgart, Germany, by the PDF/A Competence Center. The event ran between the 8-9th of March and reportedly attracted over 200 attendees, which is a great start.
Visit the PDF/A Competence Center for more details.