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Winners in contest for 'Acrobat 6.0: Getting Professional Results'

We've named the first four of eight eventual winners in our promotional contest for the recently released Acrobat 6 book by Carl Young, published by McGraw-Hill. Enter soon to qualify!

Enterprise & Government   June 08, 2004

Acrobat 5.0.10 plug-in update fixes PDF vulnerability

For those still working with the previous full version of Acrobat, Adobe Systems has posted a 5.0.10 plug-in update for Acrobat 5.0.5 (Windows), designed to fix a vulnerability with the potential to 'execute arbitrary code from a malicious PDF document.'

Enterprise & Government   June 08, 2004

Adobe Designer 6.0 (formerly Form Designer) launched

Kurt Foss

Adobe has launched its newly revamped Adobe Designer 6.0 (Windows only), a WYSIWYG design tool for creating intelligent XML templates and both HTML and PDF forms. A tryout version is available for download (after registration).

Developer   June 08, 2004

New digital workshops highlight key PDF-for-prepress tools

PrintImage and SCM prepress training & consulting are offering two new digital workshops -- held at locations across the U.S. during the next several months -- aimed primarily at the use of PDF and leading Acrobat-oriented products and tools in the printing and prepress industries.

Creative & Print   June 03, 2004

Learn to spell well with PDF study aids

Kurt Foss

The 77th Annual National Spelling Bee is unfolding this week in Washington, DC, with a winner to be named on the third and final day of the educational event. A variety of free, PDF-based study aids can help sharpen one's spelling skills.

Enterprise & Government   June 02, 2004

PDF Conference Program Details Announced

Additional speakers and presentations for the PDF Conference, along with other details about the September 13-14 event in Baltimore, MD, were announced by organizers.

Enterprise & Government   June 01, 2004

ARTS PDF Solutions announces pair of global alliances

ARTS PDF Solutions has announced a pair of international partnerships -- mutually beneficial alliances with PDFLib (Germany) and Mapsoft Computer Services (UK).

Enterprise & Government   June 01, 2004

Promotional contest for new Acrobat 6 book by Carl Young

We're launching a new promotional contest in collaboration with McGraw-Hill to give away eight copies during the next four weeks of the new book "Adobe Acrobat 6.0: Getting Professional Results from Your PDFs" by PDF Conference (Baltimore, MD, Sept. 13-14) founder and host Carl Young. Enter soon!

Enterprise & Government   May 26, 2004

First magazine devoted to Adobe InDesign announced has announced the upcoming launch of a new, paid-subscription magazine dedicated to users of Adobe InDesign. Bi-monthly issues will be delivered electronically in PDF.

Creative & Print   May 24, 2004

callas and diron announce alliance, free PDF services

The first byproduct of a recently formed strategic alliance will be, a free Internet service for preflighting and processing of PDFs.

Creative & Print   May 13, 2004

ABBYY announces PDF Transformer for PDF conversion

ABBYY USA has announced PDF Transformer, its comprehensive solution for converting PDF files into editable file formats.

Enterprise & Government   May 11, 2004

Where are they now? Iconic entrepreneurs rediscovered in PDF!

Kurt Foss

The May 1 issue of Inc. Magazine asks, then answers, in a set of five PDF-based profiles: 'Can business leaders find happiness outside their company walls?' The former entrepreneurs featured include ice cream legends Ben & Jerry, who have moved beyond their previous quest for new flavors to liberal political activism.

Enterprise & Government   May 11, 2004

Does U.S. Defense Secretary abide by Rumsfeld's Rules?

Kurt Foss

With some now calling for the resignation of Donald Rumsfeld because of the mistreatment by U.S. forces of prisoners in Iraq, a PDF-based set of principles he previously authored might offer insights into his willingness to be a fall guy for the White House.

Enterprise & Government   May 06, 2004

Enfocus Showcases Range of PDF Solutions at drupa 2004

Enfocus Software will have its most significant presence ever at drupa, the major industry event that begins this week in Duesseldorf, Germany.

Creative & Print   May 04, 2004

Quite Software announces innovative PDF solutions at drupa

Quite will showcase three new products at the drupa 2004 trade show in Duesseldorf, Germany beginning this week.

Creative & Print   May 04, 2004

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