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Adobe Acrobat, PDF Metadata »

[29 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]

It’s an easy mistake to make: you create a Word document, write a green paper, convert it to PDF and then publish it on your company’s website. A customer then downloads the green paper and happens to have a look at the document’s properties. Oops!

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.

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[27 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]

James King has started a series of posts on how digital signatures are handled in PDFs after his experience last year in getting PDF approved as an ISO standard.

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[16 Dec 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

Deborah Edwards-Onoro from Refresh Detroit has published a detailed list of ten tips for creating usable and accessible PDFs. The list focuses on preparing documents for conversion to PDF and processing PDF’s once they have been created.

PDF JavaScript »

[12 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]

Having worked in the PDF industry for the past six years I’d forgotten that a lot of people — especially web developers — probably don’t know that JavaScript is supported within PDFs. Well it is and Sitepoint has published an article that talks about Javascript in PDFs from the perspective of people who have previously mainly worked with JavaScript in a web browser.

Editorials, Tips and Tutorials »

[11 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]

Linux hasn’t received much attention from the PDF world over the years and it’s not hard to understand why. First, Linux relies on open source developers (i.e. people doing stuff for free) and PDF creators, editors and viewers don’t appear to be on the priority list.

Adobe Acrobat »

[10 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]

Adobe has added an Acrobat channel to Adobe TV. The channel includes tips and tricks from PDF experts at Adobe, as well customer stories — aka infomercials — from large companies that use Acrobat and PDF in their work-flows.

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[26 Nov 2008 | No Comment | ]

Aquaforest, a provider of innovative document technology solutions, has released a white paper called TIFF versus PDF for Document Storage. The short white paper takes a look at Tiff and PDF and discusses their relative merits as formats for electronic document storage.

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[25 Nov 2008 | No Comment | ]

Lovers of papercraft and thanksgiving rejoice: creativetechs.com has come to the rescue with a papercraft turkey. The instructions for the papercraft turkey project can be downloaded as a PDF from their website.

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[24 Nov 2008 | No Comment | ]

TutorialBlog has another useful PDF tutorial. This time they cover a topic — making sure your document is print-ready before you send it to the printers — that deserves more than a little attention. Countless headaches are caused (and money is wasted) by people sending documents to the printers that are not print-ready.

Adobe Acrobat »

[24 Nov 2008 | No Comment | ]

Jonathan Bowman has posted some useful tips on how to batch OCR scanned documents in Adobe Acrobat on his AEC & EPC blog.

PDF Forms »

[19 Nov 2008 | 3 Comments | ]

Question: I am looking for a solution to meet the following requirements. We need a solution that turns our paper based forms into fillable PDF forms and then lets us put these PDF forms on our website with a connection to our database. We would prefer one application or solution that meets all of these requirements and it needs to be part of an automated work flow. What do you suggest?

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[18 Nov 2008 | No Comment | ]

TutorialBlog has posted a tutorial on how to create multi-page PDF presentations from inside Photoshop.

General News, PDF Conversion, PDF Online »

[13 Nov 2008 | 4 Comments | ]

Solid Documents, a leader in PDF to Word conversion technology, has released a free online PDF to Word conversion service.

Acrobat 9 »

[12 Nov 2008 | No Comment | ]

This is pretty cool: Flex applications embedded in PDFs. When I first saw all of the new Flash and multimedia features announced in Acrobat 9 I was fairly dismissive, but recently I’ve seen some great work that people have been able to do with these new features, so I’m a lot less skeptical now.