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[16 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Four Free PDF Readers Reviewed

Read on as Appligent’s CEO Duff Johnson takes the Adobe Reader “Bloatware Bloviation” to task … “For those who still insist that applications can be measured by the time required for download or size of the installation, tell me how long does it take to deal with a PDF that breaks your preferred “lightweight” viewer? Somehow, that metric never makes it into the lazy claims of ‘bloatware’.”

General News, PDF Standards »

[17 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]

PDF/UA, most probably the next official ISO standard in the PDF family, has graduated to the ISO status of “Approved Work Item” (AWI).

General News, PDF Standards »

[13 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

Duff Johnson has announced on his PDF Perspectives blog that the AIIM PDF/UA Committee, which he chairs, has submitted their draft standard to ANSI.

PDF Forms »

[28 Dec 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

Duff Johnson has put together some tips on how to save PDF forms in Adobe Reader over on his PDF Perspectives blog. Plus 4xPDF has some additional tips on how you can fill out PDF forms cheaply or for free.

Editorials »

[26 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

Duff Johnson has posted both of this presentations from the recent PDF Central Conference on his blog for free download. The first presentation deals with making your PDFs section 508 compliant and the second deals with PDF as a rapid application development platform.

Acrobat Plug-in, Adobe Acrobat, General News, PDF Scanners »

[20 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

Duff Johnson, head honcho at Document Solutions Inc., has been working with scanning to PDF intelligently for almost as long as computers had keyboards (in place of punched cards). I’ve had endless discussions with him over the years about the multi-resolution technique he developed to perform intelligent scanning, OCR’ing and downsampling — based on analysis of the contents of the page — to produce the smallest file possible, with the maximum reusability.
Well, finally, it appears that with the release of Acrobat 9 he’ll stand a chance of being run out …