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PDF Days Europe 2020 – Save the Date: April 27-29 in Berlin

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ngPDF version 2.5 is released

Dual Lab is proud to announce the new release of the web application ngPDF that demonstrates the use of Tagged PDF documents in the Open Web world. The application demonstrates the implementation of the derivation algorithm developed by the PDF Association. The new …

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iText 7.1.8 – Now with added XFDF, .NET API docs and more!

We’re pleased to announce iText 7.1.8, our latest quarterly release. Despite the minor release number, we think it counts as a pretty significant update as in addition to various improvements and bug fixes in our kernel and layout modules, iText 7.1.8 adds support …



Displaying text in different languages in a single PDF document

Earlier versions of the iText PDF library were already able to render Chinese, Japanese and Korean glyphs in PDF documents, but to correctly display right-to-left scripts like Hebrew and Arabic, we needed the information provided by OpenType fonts to help with …



The day the ADA came to web content

As of October 7, 2019, websites and mobile applications in the U.S. will be assessed as “public accommodations”, and the Americans with Disabilities Act will apply.

Dominos falling.


Microsoft announces forthcoming major product support for PDF/UA

SQL Server’s Reporting Services will soon support the ISO standard for accessible PDF.

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PDF: The document format for everything

PDF is one of the most widely used formats worldwide. Numerous companies use it to exchange information between business partners or in-house. PDF offers various possibilities – which is why the format is complex. Sometimes it is necessary to define …



iText launches iText DITO, a powerful template engine that converts data into iText-quality PDFs

iText Group NV today announced the launch of iText DITO, the newest addition to their award-winning software offerings



New PDF Studio 2019 with Docusign & Document Storage Integrations, PDF/UA Tagged PDFs

Version 2019 of PDF Studio, Qoppa’s powerful PDF editing application for Windows, macOS and Linux, delivers integration with Docusign & Document Storage Services, to help users manage, store and sign electronic documents, as well as user accessibility tools to create PDF/UA …



US Access Board affirms: PDF/UA required for “modern” PDF software

Through the Section 508 regulations, the US Access Board sets accessibility policy for US federal agencies and contractor’s deliverables. “[Essentially], PDF/UA is required (as an option) for software that can create *modern and good* PDFs,” said Bruce Bailey, Accessibility IT …

Section 508 and the US Capitol building.


Creating accessible PDF documents – a practical manual for everyday use in German language

Accessible PDF documents are getting much more imported these days, not only forced by legal regulations. The PDF Association is actively engaged on developing standards in this area, PDF/UA-1 was this first step, PDF/UA-2 is in development. Additionally  helpful material, …



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