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Text and Fonts in PDF

Nicole Gauger // April 11, 2018
PDF in general PDF 2.0 PDF/A Presentation preview

Dietrich von Seggern, Managing Director of callas software, will be hosting a presentation titled “Text and Fonts in PDF” at …

Interview with Matt Kuznicki, CPO of Datalogics, about PDF Days Europe 2018

PDF Association staff // April 10, 2018
PDF in general PDF 2.0 Interview

Matt Kuznicki, CPO of Datalogics, will be hosting a presentation titled “PDF 2.0 Updates to Rendering and Color Processing” at …

PDFpackage – a lightweight content management platform

Duff Johnson // April 5, 2018
PDF in general PDF 2.0 Next-Generation PDF Article

In a recent article I discussed using PDF as a container to organize, transport and archive collections of content. Since then …

PDF 2.0 Interop Workshops: Request, Test and Assess

PDF Association staff // April 2, 2018
PDF 2.0 Article

To maximize both the opportunities and the benefits of testing, the third PDF 2.0 interop workshop makes it possible for …

2018 PDF 2.0 Interop Workshop

PDF Association staff // February 23, 2018
PDF 2.0 Article

Following the success of our previous interop workshops in Cambridge, England and Boston, Massachusetts, the 3rd PDF 2.0 Interop Workshop …

A double anniversary for PDF Days Europe 2018

PDF Association staff // February 7, 2018
PDF in general PDF 2.0 Article

Richard Cohn, Principal Scientist at Adobe, one of the two co-authors of the original PDF specification in the era of …

SD Times features PDF 2.0

Hans Bärfuss // December 7, 2017
PDF 2.0 News

SD Times, a leading periodical targeting systems and application developers, has featured PDF in its December 2017 publication. The journalists …

Adobe steps up on standards adoption

PDF Association staff // November 14, 2017
PDF in general PDF 2.0 PDF/A PDF/UA News

The November 2017 updates for Acrobat DC, now available from Adobe, include some significant news for those who pay attention …

PDF 2.0: The worldwide standard for electronic documents has evolved

Duff Johnson // August 30, 2017
PDF 2.0 Article

The Portable Document Format is perhaps the most common example of a de facto standard, so much so that Wikipedia …

PDF 2.0 examples now available

Matt Kuznicki // August 3, 2017
PDF 2.0 Article

The PDF Association is proud to present the first PDF 2.0 example files made available to the public. Created and …

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