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PDF Days Europe underscores the importance of PDF as a key component of business processes

2017 marks a record number of attendees / Experts shared fully-grounded wisdom on PDF standards across the two-day event Berlin. With over 200 attendees, this year’s PDF Days Europe in Berlin was a significant success with the largest attendance of …



Slides and video recordings of PDF Days Europe 2017

About 35 informative sessions across a wide range of topics, including the next-generation PDF project. Within the video frames you can use the red “play” button to get a short impression of the talk or can enjoy the high resolution …



PDF/X and the other PDF standards

by Dietrich von Seggern Specialized ISO standards based on the Portable Document Format are available for a wide range of purposes. PDF Originally developed by Adobe Systems in 1993, PDF 1.7 became an open standard in 2008 as ISO 32000-1. …



PDF/X: Users/industry segments

by Andrew Bailes-Collins Where do all these different flavors of PDF/X fit, and for anybody wanting to use PDF/X, which versions should they investigate? For those considering moving to a PDF/X-based workflow it’s critical that the chosen PDF/X version fits …



PDF/X: Tools and usage

by Andrew Bailes-Collins PDF/X Tools The good news for anybody wishing to start working with PDF/X standards, is that there are many tools available to support all aspects of PDF/X production. The current PDF/X specifications are well established and mature …



Further quality requirements: PDF/X-Plus

by Stephan Jaeggi PDF/X only defines the general requirements for a reliable exchange of prepress data; the ISO standard itself does not specify quality requirements. These requirements are different for each printing process (sheetfed offset, web offset, newspaper printing, flexo …



Introduction: The history of PDF/X

by Dietrich von Seggern PDF/X was the first ISO standard based on PDF technology. A subset of the PDF specification, PDF/X was designed to constrain PDF files in order to cater to specific use-cases. The first part, PDF/X-1a, based on …



Technical side and requirements of PDF/X

Even as the first part of PDF/X was published as ISO 15930-1 in 2001, others were already in development. PDF/X rapidly expanded into a fami.ly of standards supporting a wide variety of print production workflows. Each part of PDF/X builds …



PDF/X: The key facts

PDF/X is a subset of PDF – see “Technical side and requirements of PDF/X” for an overview. As such, conforming with PDF/X means accepting specific requirements and restrictions to the use of the PDF format. One principle of PDF/X is …



Interop workshops: building a test matrix

How will the PDF 2.0 interop workshops work? This article explains the process of building the test-matrix to establish possibilities for pair-wise testing.



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