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Nadine Schuppisser

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Participating in the PDF Techniques Accessibility Summit

The PDF Techniques Accessibility Summit’s objective is to establish a broad-based understanding of how PDF files should be tagged for accessibilty. It’s an opportunity to focus on establishing a common set of examples of accessible PDF content, and identify best-practice when tagging difficult cases.

Modernizing PDF Techniques for Accessibility

The PDF Techniques Accessibility Summit will identify best-practices in tagging various cases in PDF documents. Questions to be addressed will likely include: the legal ways to tag a nested list, the correct way to caption multiple images, the appropriate way to organize content within headings.

Refried PDF

My hospital emailed me a medical records release form as a PDF. They told me to print it, fill it, sign it, scan it and return it to the medical records department, in that order. In 2018? To get the form via email (i.e., electronically), yet be asked to print it? Did the last 20 years just… not mean anything! So I thought I’d be clever. I’d fill it first, THEN print it. Or better yet, never print it, but sign it anyhow, and return it along with a note making the case for improving their workflow. The story continues…

Slides and video recordings of PDF Days Europe 2018

You missed the PDF Days Europe 2018? Never mind! Here you can find the slides and video recordings of all 32 stunning sessions!

Using PDF/UA in accessibility checklists

PDF/UA, like PDF itself, is internally complex, but used correctly, actually makes things easier.

High-Performance Creation and Printing of PDF Documents from ERP Systems

INTEGRAL concept provides comprehensive EDP (electronic data processing) services to their customers. The company’s main pillar is their business solution software MECHANIK 3000, an ERP software for the metal industry comprised of more than 50 individual modules that can be combined together. The software is developed and sold by INTEGRAL concept, and has been installed at over 100 customer sites.

Customer Requirements
Due to recurring problems when printing PDF documents from the ERP software MECHANIK 3000, INTEGRAL concept searched for a new simple API software to integrate in the existing application. Based on the excellent support they received from PDF Tools AG during the evaluation phase, and due to the wide portfolio of PDF software the company offers, INTEGRAL concept decided to implement the 3-Heights™ components.

Implementation
The integration of the 3-Heights™ PDF Producer and the 3-Heights™ PDF Printer was accomplished quickly and effortlessly. The existing software was replaced with the PDF Printer API and the PDF Producer API. Immediately afterwards, PDFs could be created and printed from all modules in MECHANIK 3000.

Read more (PDF): High-Performance Creation and Printing of PDF Documents from ERP System using the 3-Heights™ PDF Producer and PDF Printer


Tags: PDF printer, create PDF
Categories: PDF