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Our news articles are archived in a series of categories for easy access. Select the category to the left to display only the articles related to that category.

Quark joins Ghent PDF Workgroup

Quark Inc. has announced its membership in the Ghent PDF Workgroup (GWG), an international assembly of graphic arts professionals established to create, test, and disseminate best practices and specifications for publishing workflows.

Creative & Print   March 29, 2005

PDF Webinars extend reach of Acrobat training

Carl Young, producer of the annual PDF Conference, is launching a new series of PDF Webinars -- one-hour, online training courses -- covering specific capabilities and applications of Adobe Acrobat.

Enterprise & Government   March 23, 2005

Ubiquitous PDF: Living Will forms dictate health-care decisions

Kurt Foss

The controversial case of Terri Schiavo, lingering for 15 years in a persistent vegetative state and the center of a medical conflict pitting her husband against her parents, has highlighted the value of having a living will prepared in advance. Numerous organizations and Web sites offer guidance and example forms in PDF.

Creative & Print   March 23, 2005

PDF Conference returns to Washington, DC in September

The popular PDF Conference, produced by Carl Young, returns for another Acrobat/PDF-intensive run in the Washington, DC area on September 26-27.

Enterprise & Government   March 22, 2005

ARTS PDF Crackerjack 5.0 makes print workflows more efficient

ARTS PDF recently announced the release of Crackerjack 5.0, its popular Acrobat plug-in for print production professionals.

Creative & Print   March 22, 2005

ARTS PDF Launches High Value Licensing Program

ARTS PDF recently announced the launch of its special Acclaim Licensing Program for corporate customers.

Enterprise & Government   March 22, 2005

MicroType posts Acrobat 7 Pro Shortcuts Guide

Shlomo Perets of MicroType has posted a free-to-download, one-page PDF listing the numerous helpful software shortcuts in Adobe Acrobat 7 Pro for Windows.

Enterprise & Government   March 21, 2005

Adobe's Pam Deziel will keynote Acrobat & PDF Conference

Adobe's director of product marketing for Acrobat on the desktop is slated to give the keynote address at the Adobe Acrobat & PDF 2005 Conference on April 20-21 in Orlando, Florida.

Enterprise & Government   March 16, 2005

PDF tracking-and-management service launched

Remote Approach has launched a new online service that enables clients to track and manage PDF documents through multiple distribution channels.

Enterprise & Government   March 16, 2005

Enfocus upgrades product line to Acrobat 7, PDF 1.6 compatibility

Enfocus Software recently announced current and forthcoming Acrobat 7- and PDF 1.6-compatible versions of its product line, with Pitstop Professional 6.5 now available.

Creative & Print   March 16, 2005

PDF Tools releases 3-Heights PDF Optimization Tool

PDF Tools AG has released 3-Heights PDF Optimization Tool, its software development tool for optimizing PDF documents for size, fast-Web viewing and high-quality printing.

Developer   March 16, 2005

Are Acrobat and Reader mature enough for digital signatures?

German publishing Web site 'heise online' asks -- and attempts to answer -- the question: Are Acrobat and Adobe Reader now mature enough for digital signatures? If you've got an opinion, share it in the Planet PDF Forum!

Enterprise & Government   March 16, 2005

Final winners of 'Acrobat 7 for Windows and Macintosh' book

We've named the last four randomly selected winners in our contest promoting the new book Adobe Acrobat 7 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual Quickstart Guide" by Jennifer Alspach and Peachpit Press. This contest is now closed.

Enterprise & Government   March 15, 2005

Ubiquitous PDF: NCAA Basketball Tournament Brackets Abound

Kurt Foss

With the annual college basketball tournaments set to begin this week, U.S. sports fans are busy filling out the brackets -- many versions available for download in PDF -- that outline the playoff matchups. Many office pools offer small rewards, or at least water cooler bragging rights, to those who pick the most winners.

Creative & Print   March 15, 2005

PDF Store upgrade enhances online shopping experience

BinaryThing, the parent company of Planet PDF, recently released a major upgrade of its PDF Store, including a comprehensive redesign of the online retail outlet specializing in purchasing and immediate downloading of Acrobat- and PDF-related plug-ins and products. The new site is intended to provide customers with an enhanced shopping experience.

Enterprise & Government   March 10, 2005

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