This week in PDF has seen the announcement of updates to server-based PDF creation and manipulation, and a standards body has released a new set of guidelines in response to recent changes to MS Office and Acrobat.
Late last week Adobe announced a new program targeted at empowering the verifying the authenticity of PDF file signatures. The Adobe Approved Trust List (AATL) is a program that enables users to create digital signatures that are trusted whenever the signed documents is opened in Adobe Acrobat 9 or Reader 9 software and later.
Briksoftware has released PDFKey Pro 3.8, its Mac OS X software for unlocking and decrypting password-protected PDF documents. The latest version fixes the compatibility problems with some PDF metadata.
The folks at Zmags have released an update to their Zmags Publicator software-as-a-service. The update enables marketers to automate conversion of collateral PDF to interactive format and share the digital versions on social network platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and MySpace.
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.