What’s PDF Week?

“PDF week” is an informal name for a meeting of ISO Committees that operate and develop several international standards for everyone’s favorite file format. These meetings generally happen twice a year and are the opportunity to decide the future course of standards related to PDF. Are you interested in attending the meeting? [...]

PDF/A Competence Center at ARMA Conference & Exposition

The PDF Association provided PDF/A education at ARMA’s 2011 Conference and Exposition – and picked up some good information about how records-managers see PDF/A. From making a file unalterable, to deactivating PDF/A, to its relationship with digital signatures, see what questions attendees asked and perhaps become more proactive in how you present your products. [...]

Digital Archiving Projects with PDF/A

If one wants to eliminate mountains of paper records and the associated retention costs, then the implementation of a legally binding digital archiving system cannot be avoided. But are corporations and their project leaders sufficiently prepared for this? [...]

The Value of Tagged PDF

Tagged PDF offers a lot more than access to users with disabilities. From search engines to mobile devices, tagged PDF offers powerful options for reuse of page-based content. Learn more about how the utility of tagged content can benefit your documents. [...]

Key Differences Between PDF and PDF/A

Examines some of the differences between PDF, the worlds’ most used format for ensuring that a document appears as it should regardless of what computer is used to create or view it, and what differentiates it from the archival version, PDF/A. The article does get one thing wrong, however, hyperlinks are, in fact, permitted in PDF/A files. [...]

PDF Invoices: 7 Facts and Myths

PDF e-invoices are a great starting point for massive adoption of e-invoicing and a transition to more efficient forms of e-invoicing. [...]

PDF/A and PDF/X at the Same Time

In an archival project it may be important that the archival PDFs do comply also with PDF/X to make sure that they can be output on a high end printing device – today or in the future. In many such projects questions arise about what are the differences between the two PDF based ISO standards and the following brief overview should shed some light on this. How can compliance with PDF/A and PDF/X be achieved at the same time in a single file? [...]

PDF/A Competence Center Expands to PDF Association to Cover ALL Open International Standards for PDF!

The PDF/A Competence Center is now part of a larger organization dedicated to promoting International Standards for PDF. As the PDF Association, numerous world-leading companies and experts in PDF technology will exchange information and experiences about all PDF standards, including PDF/A, PDF/VT, PDF/UA and more. [...]

Forms Are Made for Filling

Just as documents are made to be read, forms are made to be filled. If accessible documents and forms are a requirement, a paper form or TIF file isn’t acceptable. Learn about the subsection of Section 508 that requires fillable forms. [...]