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Archive: Doc-Management & Workflow

Acrobat 9: A child grows up

Thad McIlroy

Thad McIlroy evaluates the latest version of Acrobat, and he likes what he sees. In his opinion, the Acrobat 9 product family reflects a fully mature product, with the version 9 release marking its "emergence into adulthood". Read the full review for more.

Enterprise & Government   September 18, 2008

The content that endures: What to know about PDF/A

Duff Johnson

What is PDF/A? Why do we need it and how do we use it? Duff Johnson answers these questions and more in his in-depth look at PDF/A -- the standard for long-term document archival.

Enterprise & Government   July 17, 2008

Bates-Stamping documents the easy way

Ernest Svenson

Bates-Stamping documents can be a tricky proposition, but, as outlined in this article by PDFforLawyers.com's Ernest Svenson, there's an easier way than going through the effort of doing this manually.

Enterprise & Government   November 01, 2007

The Trouble with Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office 2007

Richard Crocker

The interesting if not troubling thing I've found after using the Microsoft Office 2007 beta is that Adobe Acrobat's PDF creation tools are now well and truly hidden away and hard to find. This creates multiple problems for Adobe: less people will successfully create PDFs, and more people will be asking, "Where did my 'Create PDF' button go?" Adobe needs to develop a solution for previous versions of Acrobat before the new Microsoft Office is launched.

Enterprise & Government   June 14, 2006

OCR, PDFs, and bates-numbered documents

Ernest Svenson

Finding the interplay of PDF creation, Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and bates numbering a little confusing? PDFforLawyers.com's Ernest Svenson explains in this piece on just that topic.

Enterprise & Government   June 01, 2006

PDF-FORUM gets the seal of approval

Dan Shea

In early February, the Miami Beach Convention Center played host to the inaugural PDF-FORUM for Print Production. Although I wasn't able to make it in person, intrepid Planet PDF CEO Karl De Abrew was our "Man on the ground" at the show, and last week gave our readers the lowdown on the show as a whole last week. In this exciting installment, he and I each review some intriguing sessions that you may have missed.

Creative & Print   February 14, 2006

Kleinheider: Moderator turned up the heat on 'Hot PDF Tools'

Karl De Abrew

Despite a missed flight due to poor weather, intrepid Planet PDF CEO Karl De Abrew gets the story. De Abrew speaks to prepress consultant Peter Kleinheider about one of the most fast-paced sessions from the recent PDF-FORUM for Print Production in Miami Beach, FL.

Creative & Print   February 07, 2006

Create a Consolidated Deposition Exhibit

David Fishel

If you are deposing a witness who, for example, was the principal respondent to a number of interrogatories, it is helpful to have all of the relevant questions and answers in one exhibit for marking and handling. PDFforLawyers.com's Dave Fishel explains how to do just that using PDF in this piece.

Enterprise & Government   January 18, 2006

The Keys to Your Cottage: an overview of PDF document security

Narayan Sainaney

Ever wondered what all the fuss was about with document security? This article by Vitrium Systems President and CTO Narayan Sainaney explains the basic principles behind encryption, key length and certificate security, exploring the relative merits of each.

Enterprise & Government   December 14, 2005

Editorial: Adobe-Macromedia -- Untangling the web

Dan Shea

The acquisition of Macromedia by Adobe is now complete, and the combined company can now get down to the serious business of integrating its operations. What will be the face of this new, "Macrobe?" Dan Shea speculates in his latest editorial.

Enterprise & Government   December 07, 2005

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Adding a PDF Stamp Comment

OK, so you want to stamp your document. Maybe you need to give reviewers some advice about the document's status or sensitivity. This tip from author Ted Padova demonstrates how to add stamps with the Stamp Tool along with related comments.