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[1 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

IceSoft Technologies Inc. has just created a new addition to its open source products, IcePDF. IcePDF is described as an easy Java PDF rendering library which can be integrated in any Java-based application as well as a PDF servlet which can be deployed on any given server.

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[30 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]

There is an interesting conversation going on over at Pogue’s Posts, an New York Times blog, discussing why PDFs are still primarily created in portrait orientation and not landscape. The instigator argues that because we are printing less and less PDFs to paper, that we shouldn’t be restricted by portrait mode and that more user manuals and such things should be printed in landscape orientation.

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[4 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]

Three types of malware had been recognized as the leading culprits of computer infection being suffered by Adobe PDF users.

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[18 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

Within 5 years, PDF is expected to be in use as a long-term storage format by 93% of the organizations surveyed in the AIIM research report, Content Creation and Delivery – The On-Ramps and Off-Ramps of ECM.

PDF Standards »

[15 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]

Jon Bosak, famous for being the driving force behind the creation of the XML specification at the W3C, wrote an article last June that addressed the ongoing struggle between ODF (Open Document Format) and OOXML (Office Open XML) in their quest to become the new standard format for office productivity software.

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[7 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]

Then head on over to Download.com and do a search for “pdf” and browse through the search results to see how many times each program has been downloaded.

Acrobat 9, Adobe Reader, General News »

[2 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]

AcroTeX PDF Blog is a new “blog” devoted to PDF topics. I used the quotation marks for the word blog because this is a different sort of blog.

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[2 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]

Leonard Rosenthol has posted a tip on how to automatically check a PDF for searchable text using Acrobat 9’s Preflight feature.

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[1 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]

Lifehacker.com has put together a list of their top 10 favorite PDF tricks.

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[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 9, General News »

[26 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

In what appears to be a fairly peculiar attempt to do a bait-and-switch, Software HQ provides provides a version of their so-called “compatible with Adobe Acrobat product” at a site titled “acrobat9.0-pdf.com” [a domain called 0-pdf.com, with a subdomain of acrobat9].

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[26 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

In a fairly exciting development — hot of the press — comes the news that Appligent and Document Solutions have joined forces.

Acrobat Plug-in, Editorials, General News »

[26 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

A quick overview — ROSEBUD is a (patent pending) collaboration solution that uses PDF as its core to provide “fast, secure, multimedia collaboration” with any document type, for any number of people.

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[22 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

My old work-buddy Kurt Foss, Online Editor of Adobe Acrobat User Community, wrote a short piece on a video I’ve been trying to track down for some time. 
The video is centered around a typical “office of the 90s ” and is included on page 24 as part of a Flash-presentation that celebrates “25 Years of Innovation” at Adobe Systems.
It takes us back 15 years ago to the land of ascii text, overnight mail, copier jams and filing cabinets laden with paper-based-documents. Although Kurt says that “Acrobat humor is a narrow niche”, …

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[22 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

Don’t frett if you didn’t see our note about the eSeminar on PDF and Flash in time to watch it live — the eSeminar is now available for on-demand viewing. The free one hour seminar covers:

Incorporating Flash Player-compatible content to make rich, engaging PDF documents
Adding Flash Player-compatible video to PDF documents, including FLV and H.264-encoded video
Converting other video formats to embedded Flash-compatible video in Acrobat 9
Adding video to Microsoft Office documents
Differences between Acrobat 9 Pro and Pro Extended for Flash content in PDF files

I definitely recommend checking it out. Much …