This week in PDF has seen updates to an established document preparation engine, and a PDF forms application. Perhaps most significantly, though, PDF has now been accepted as an international standard format by the ISO.
Vitrium Systems has updated its unique smart PDF web-based docmetrics system Docmetrics with updates in anticipation of the upcoming release of Adobe Reader 9 and Adobe Acrobat 9. Docmetrics transforms standard PDFs into "smart documents" that gather and glean marketing data for boosted lead generation and customer engagement.
This week in PDF has seen Google add PDF functionality to its online document service and a pair of Adobe-related announcements, including an update to its LiveCycle enterprise solution and the inclusion of licensed preflight technology in Acrobat 9 Professional.
This week in PDF has seen one company announce that it will exclusively distribute Adobe's software solution for print providers, while another updated its DWG-to-PDF conversion tool and a third vendor updated its PDF-related developer products.
AppleInsider's Ron Freedom has published his first impressions of Acrobat 9, whose launch is expected later this year. So what new functionality can we expect from the next version of Acrobat? "Surprisingly little," according to Freedom.
This week in PDF has seen a security and bug-fix update to a popular PDF viewer, the development of a technique for embedding 3D images into PDF documents and Xerox's adoption of the Adobe Print Engine.
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.