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Back to the future! A Best of Planet PDF: Volume One

September 13, 2017


So take an very interesting read of where I predicted the future back in 2002. After 16 years, I'm pretty chuffed that I've been been accurate. Well, at least in many scenarios :-). So read on to find out what was "guess-pected" 15 years ago!!

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The Best of Planet PDF: Volume One is jam-packed full of all sorts of articles from experts across the PDF industry. You can browse the table of contents below, but the quickest way to get straight into it is to download and start reading!


  • Adobe's Gary Cosimini reflects on 'First Acrobat PDF Decade'
  • PDF Makes Computerworld's top 35 list
  • The past, present and future of PDF
  • Giving PDF a Chance Really
  • Bill Gates biographer suggests Microsoft ceded key format victory to Adobe PDF
  • Top 25 Best-selling Adobe Acrobat/PDF products for 2002


  • Max Wyss
  • John Warnock
  • Aandi Inston
  • Ted Padova
  • Pattie Belle Hastings


  • Duff Johnson offers strategic review of PDF accessibility
  • ElcomSoft found *Not Guilty* on DMCA charges
  • PDF Sniper Letter More Revealing Than Intended


  • The PDF/X Solution
  • A first look at Adobe Reader 6
  • PDF as necessary evil
  • The Making of Good PDFs
  • 100 Portable Historical Educational 'Milestone Documents'


  • Helping Reader Orientation
  • PDF usability put to the test
  • Exploring Full Screen mode
  • Turning paper into searchable PDFs
  • Opening Acrobat Faster II


  • Planet PDF takes first look at Acrobat 6
  • Planet PDF's take on Acrobat 6.0
  • The first thoughts on Acrobat 6: Leonard Rosenthol
  • Digital memory loss
  • Acrobat Expectations: Chizen Bets the Farm on PDF Cash Cow
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