Being a regular Windows user, I've been lucky enough this week to get a first look at Adobe's new lightweight PDF and XHTML document viewer -- Adobe Digital Editions. We Windows users might have to wait far longer than Mac users for a new operating system, but we always win when it comes to getting access to more software titles sooner. But enough of my gloating.
This edition of Ubiquitous PDF is about PDF itself rather than just an instance of the format's use. WebSiteOptimization.com has posted a performance review of Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional's optimization functionality, benchmarked against the popular PDF Enhancer application.
As Microsoft's "PDF-killer" hurtles towards standardization, this week in PDF sees the release of various products to convert PDF documents into more readily editable formats and an update to an established PDF routing solution.
This week in PDF sees Adobe in the news with the announcement of a roadshow and the release of a new educational software solution. To round out the week's news, another company has announced compliance with the Ghent PDF Workgroup's (GWG) current set of specifications.
One region of the US that has seen a notable dearth of PDF-centric events has been the Midwest. Well, until November 6, that is, when pre-conference sessions for the inaugural Adobe Acrobat PDF Central Conference will commence. The conference proper will then kick off on November 7 with an Adobe keynote.
As the early registration deadline for the Adobe Acrobat Central Conference draws near, this week in PDF has been a big one for conversion to and from PDF, with the release of three different tools in that vein.
As Adobe rightly grabs headlines with its announcement of the Acrobat 8 family of products, this week in PDF sees the announcement of a series of workflow seminars, the association of a PDF/A resource and updates to both a PDF censorship tool and a network PDF printing solution.
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.