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PDF Collaboration With SOAP

Chris Dahl

SOAP was introduced to the world of Acrobat with the release of Acrobat 6. In this article, ARTS PDF Solutions CTO Chris Dahl explains how to set up an online collaboration system using SOAP.

Developer   May 03, 2004

Adobe acquires Q-Link Technologies

Adobe Systems has announced its acquisition of Q-Link Technologies, whose Java-based workflow technology will be integrated with Adobe's Intelligent Document Platform technologies.

Enterprise & Government   May 03, 2004

Demo of Online Collaboration using SOAP

Chris Dahl

For instructions on how to get up and running.

Developer   May 02, 2004

U.S. political candidates waging campaign war with PDFs

Kurt Foss

The respective military service records of U.S. presidential foes George Bush and John Kerry have become an issue in their political combat, and have been published in PDF on

Enterprise & Government   April 28, 2004

PDFlib GmbH announces PDFlib 6

PDFlib GmbH has announced PDFlib 6, an enhanced version of the popular multi-environment programming library for automated and server-centric PDF processing.

Developer   April 27, 2004

'Great deal of attention is now being paid to e-forms'

Kurt Foss

In an article published in a recent Seybold Reports, Bill Trippe of New Millennium Publishing compares the virtues of forms solutions from Adobe and Microsoft, giving the current edge to Adobe's PDF-based efforts.

Enterprise & Government   April 27, 2004

ARTS PDF extends ARTS PDF Tools for Workgroups using Acrobat

ARTS PDF has announced the release of ARTS PDF Tools 2.0, its cross-platform, Acrobat plug-in that enables users to develop macros, tools and toolbars, and to roll them out across a team of users.

Enterprise & Government   April 26, 2004

Acrobat and PDF Conference a Great Success

Dan Shea

Planet PDF Associate Editor Dan Shea offers a synopsis of the Acrobat and PDF Conference, hosted by AGI, recently in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

Enterprise & Government   April 25, 2004

Apago announces release of PDF Enhancer v.2.5

Kurt Foss

Apago has released an updated version of its PDF Enhancer application for Mac OS X and Windows in desktop and server configurations.

Creative & Print   April 23, 2004

Live from Seybold Amsterdam 2004 PDF Conference

Dan Shea

Planet PDF's Dan Shea offers newsbits from the Seybold Seminars 2004 PDF Conference in The Netherlands.

Enterprise & Government   April 23, 2004

Next PDF Conference set for Baltimore on Sept. 13-14

The next incarnation of the popular PDF Conference hosted by Carl Young and DigiPub Solutions is scheduled for the Baltimore (MD) Convention Center. Organizers are soliciting feedback via Web survey from potential attendees to help determine the most relevant content for the 2004 event, with copies of a soon-to-be-released Acrobat 6 book authored by Young to be given away to a number of survey participants.

Enterprise & Government   April 21, 2004

Book: 'Acrobat 6: Professional Results' by Carl Young

Kurt Foss

We're previewing the Table of Contents for a new book by PDF Conference host Carl Young that's slated to begin shipping in May.

Enterprise & Government   April 21, 2004

2004 Congressional 'Pig Book' details govt pork in PDF

Dan Shea

The non-partisan Citizens Against Government Waste organization has published its annual "Pig Book", available in PDF, documenting some of the U.S. government's most dubious, self-serving expenditures -- such as $50 million for an indoor rainforest in Iowa.

Enterprise & Government   April 16, 2004

Planet PDF Extends Position as Leading PDF-Focused Web Site

Richard Crocker

Planet PDF has appointed three new contributing editors and the launch of its new professional learning centers. Planet PDF's Richard Crocker explains.

Enterprise & Government   April 16, 2004

Adobe expands Expert Certification Program

Kurt Foss

Adobe Systems has announced new certification levels, exams and vendors to its Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) program, the company's certification program for graphic artists and creative professionals. It includes certification for Acrobat and Acrobat PDF forms.

Creative & Print   April 14, 2004

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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.