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This week in PDF: .NET interface for the Adobe PDF Library released

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has see the release of a new .NET interface for the Adobe PDF Library and an update to a piece of software that converts documents into audio files.

Enterprise & Government   October 11, 2007

This week in PDF: Adobe releases the Technical Communication Suite

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen an update to an established document and PDF conversion product, the release of a new Adobe product bundle and a new pact allowing a solution provider to offer Reader Extensions as a service.

Enterprise & Government   October 04, 2007

Ubiquitous PDF: Macworld's iPhone Superguide

Dan Shea

Speaking of ubiquity, it seems that everyone has an opinion about Apple's iPhone. And, judging by its heady sales achievements, it seems that just about everyone has an iPhone. Luckily, Macworld has released a handy guide that explains how to get the most out of them.

Enterprise & Government   October 04, 2007

This week in PDF: PDF to and from paper

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen an update to a scanning and extraction product, features added to a web application for delivering print-ready documents and the release of a new developer library allowing individualized PDF forms to be generated from proprietary applications.

Enterprise & Government   September 27, 2007

Adobe PDF flaw uncovered

Dan Shea

UK security researcher 'Petko Petkov' detailed on his blog late last week that he has discovered a serious vulnerability in Adobe's PDF file system.

Enterprise & Government   September 27, 2007

ARTS PDF announces Acrobat 8.0-compliant plug-ins

Dan Shea

ARTS PDF Software has announced that Windows versions of its ARTS PDF Aerialist, ARTS PDF Aerialist Professional, ARTS PDF Split & Merge and ARTS PDF Stamper tools are now available for Adobe Acrobat 8.0.

Enterprise & Government   September 27, 2007

Cool tool with Excel software 3.0 release

Nettie Hartsock

Excel Software is shipping its QuickHelp 3.0 for help authoring for Windows and Mac-based operating systems with an added bonus of PDF book generation.

Creative & Print   September 20, 2007

Ubiquitious PDF: Skim and PointClips

Nettie Hartsock

In this piece, Nettie Hartsock shares two 'ubiquitous' tools. Skim is for PDF users and PointClips is for PowerPoint aficionados who are really tired of yawns during their presentations and pointed harrumphs after unengaging keynotes.

Enterprise & Government   September 20, 2007

This week in PDF: Quark announces support for Acrobat 8

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen the addition of enhanced print to PDF functionality to a quality management system, while Adobe Acrobat 8 support has been included with Quark's bundle of print software and Kansas's Johnson County has improved its mapping system with a PDF-based solution.

Enterprise & Government   September 20, 2007

NiXPS 1.5 brings XPS to the Mac

Dan Shea

NiXPS has announced the availability of NiXPS 1.5, an application offering Mac users the ability to view XPS files. The application is currently available and includes a range of XPS editing and rendering capabilities.

Enterprise & Government   September 20, 2007

This week in PDF: PDF/A for Archive launched

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen VeryPDF announce a pair of PDF releases while UNIVERSE Software updated its PDF creation utility and the PDF/A for archive process was launched in Dubai.

Enterprise & Government   September 13, 2007

Ubiquitous PDF: Google Cheat Sheet

Dan Shea

Google is the 300-pound gorilla of the internet search world, so it's useful to know at least a little about it. Thanks to blogger Abdylas Tynyshov, you can now download a Google Cheat Sheet that allows you to have all the basic information about Google at your fingertips.

Enterprise & Government   September 13, 2007

PDF-to-InDesign conversion tool released

Dan Shea

Recosoft Corporation has begun shipping its PDF-to-InDesign conversion tool for Adobe InDesign CS2/CS3. PDF2ID v1.0 is a plug-in for InDesign CS2/CS3, converting PDF documents into the editable InDesign format by recreating the intended construction and layout of the document. The conversion process retains formatting elements such as paragraphs, styles, graphic elements and annotations, converting each PDF page into an equivalent InDesign page.

Creative & Print   September 13, 2007

Ubiquitous PDF: Launching a WordPress Blog

Dan Shea

If you are keen to join the buzz of the blogosphere and get your opinions out there but don't know the first thing about blogging services, help is at hand. Courtesy of authors Tina Clarke and Pat Geary, you can now download a free eBook that outlines the steps required to set up a blog using popular blogging service Word Press.

Enterprise & Government   September 06, 2007

This week in PDF: New PDF functionality galore

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen a large number of developers adding PDF functionality to their software offerings.

Enterprise & Government   September 06, 2007

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