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General News, PDF Reader, PDF Security, Windows 7 »

[10 May 2010 | 5 Comments | ]

A security advisor for Finnish anti-virus vendor F-Secure said that Microsoft should include a basic PDF viewer in Windows to help protect users from PDF attacks.

General News, PDF Conversion »

[19 Oct 2009 | One Comment | ]

Adlib Software, Server-based document transformation technology provider, today announced the release of its new product, PDF for Sharepoint

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[22 Nov 2008 | No Comment | ]

IS XPS catching on? NiXPS think so, but I’m still a little skeptical. There might be a lot of printer manufacturers adding XPS drivers, but who’s to say that they aren’t simply doing that to make Microsoft happy. On the other hand, Microsoft do seem to have more of a long-term view/goal with XPS, so perhaps we’ll see some more things (and by things I mean evidence of people actually using it) happening over the next couple of years.

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[3 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

In a recent blog series by NiXPS listed 9 business benefits of XPS:

Benefit #1: XPS is ideal for sharing and publishing
Benefit #2: XPS is truly ‘what you see is what you get’
Benefit #3: XPS is a reliable format for the future
Benefit #4: XPS is safe
Benefit #5: XPS is easy
Benefit #6: XPS is efficient
Benefit #7: XPS is a natural extension of .NET and WPF
Benefit #8: XPS saves you money
Benefit #9: XPS leverages your investment in Windows

Those benefits sound nice enough, but the proof of the pudding is in the eating, and from …

Document Management, Editorials, Tips and Tutorials »

[26 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

The Microsoft Small Business Center has published 6 tips for a ‘paperless’ office. Here’s a summary:

Without paper, make sure you’re backing up files.
Realize that a paperless office doesn’t happen overnight.
You’ll need to rearrange your office.
“Paperless” often really means “less paper”.
Everyone has to buy in.
Realize that less paper is just the beginning of the payoff.

Personally I think points 1, 3 and 4 are the most important.
If you’re storing all of your important files on a computer, and you aren’t backing them up on a different hard disk, …

General News, PDF Creation »

[22 May 2008 | One Comment | ]

Microsoft have announced that Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) will include native support for PDF.
With the release of SP2 users will be able to save documents directly to PDF from within Office applications, without having to install any additional add-ons. This marks a return to Microsoft’s original plan for PDF support.
When planning for Office 2007 Microsoft initially planned to include ‘Save as PDF’ support natively, but after a dispute with Adobe, they relented and instead offered ‘Save as PDF’ support through an optional add-on, which is available for free download.
Since PDF …