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Software Supporting PDF/UA

Longtime chairman of the US Committee for PDF/UA, Duff Johnson maintains a page listing software providing PDF/UA functionality as well as an updated history of PDF/UA. [...]

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Climbing the Matterhorn: An introduction to the definitive algorithm for PDF/UA conformance

Accessibility isn’t easy. For implementers and product managers alike who are responsible for supporting accessibility in PDF, this article describes how the Matterhorn Protocol can help speed progress towards PDF/UA conformance. [...]

Celebrating 20 years of PDF!

PDF Association Newsletter: Issue 32

Contents 20 Years of PDF New Assistant to the Board   2013: 20 Years of PDF By Duff Johnson Vice Chairman, PDF Association Happy Holidays [...]

Intelligent PDF Services Help the U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Department of State is the lead institution for the conduct of American diplomacy facilitating the promotion and protection of interests for US citizens globally. The U.S. Department of State determined they needed reliable and feature-rich, server-based PDF technology. [...]

PDF Association Newsletter: Issue 31

Feature article: Waiter, there’s a bug in my PDF! • PDF Association member: Global Graphic • Events • New members… [...]

20 Years of PDF

From the Seattle Technical Conference

60 developers spent two days wading through the guts of PDF – they even seemed to like it! [...]

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Cal Poly Graphic Communications PDF/VT Test File Suite – Version 1.0.1

September 1, 2013 – The Cal Poly Graphic Communications PDF/VT Test File Suite provides a collection of four sets of graphically-rich, robust, valid PDF/VT files for testing and demonstrating products claiming support of consumption of files conforming to the ISO 16612-2 PDF/VT standard. The test file suite is now available for download from the website of the PDF Association. [...]

PDF Association helps move ISO standard for accessible PDF documents to implementation

The Swiss non-profit foundation “Access for all” has published the PDF Accessibility Checker (PAC 2) the world’s first tool for verifying PDF documents conform with PDF/UA and are accessible to people with disabilities. The PDF Association contributed significantly to the development of PAC 2 in several ways. With these and other initiatives, the PDF Association underlines its commitment to universal accessibility in PDF, the world’s preferred format for electronic documents. [...]

DMS EXPO: PDF Association members to detail all PDF standards and new applications

At the DMS EXPO, from the 24th to the 26th of September 2013 in Stuttgart, PDF Association members will explain how these PDF standards work, covering PDF itself, PDF/A for long-term archiving and e-invoicing, PDF/UA for barrier-free PDF documents, PDF/VT for variable and transactional printing and PDF/X for sending printing masters. The primary focus at the DMS EXPO will be the issue of e-invoicing using PDF/A-3 and the ZUGFeRD data model. The day before the show, the PDF Association will hold a half-day seminar discussing the PDF/A standard and e-invoicing with PDF/A-3. [...]