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SafeDocs unearths PDF inline image issue

This freely-available PDF file includes 8 test cases that only render correctly if the abbreviated key name is used. If the full key name is used then something else happens (precisely what is implementation dependent!).

Screen-shot of a test failure.


PDF 2.0 corrections now easier to use

PDF issues has been redesigned based on industry feedback: all resolved errata are now published via https://pdf-issues.pdfa.org.

Screen-shot of correction to issue 81.


Are you leaving document archiving to chance?

Dietrich von Seggern from callas software explains why companies should not leave the generation of PDF/A to their staff, but should prefer a centralized solution.



A shared vision for a better world

On World Standards Day 2021 the PDF Association celebrates PDF’s connection to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).



Making standards smarter

As a consumer of standards, have you ever stopped and critically reviewed what a standard essentially is and how it is delivered to your desk for you to read and understand? Have you ever stopped to think about the way …

World Standards Day graphics


A day to think about the PDF standard…

callas software’s Dietrich von Seggern describes what “owned by ISO” really means, and why that matters, in celebration of World Standards Day.

World Standards Day graphics


PDF standards explained: with a focus on the newest

Dietrich von Seggern from callas software explains PDF standards with a focus on the newest standards.

computer screen listing PDF validation items


PDF’s popularity online

According to CommonCrawl’s detected MIME type PDF is the 3rd most popular file-format on the web (behind HTML and XHTML); more popular than JPEG, PNG or GIF files.

Chart depicting the popularity of digital document formats online.


Prepress automation in label printing

Dietrich von Seggern describes optimal uses of automation in label printing and discusses the integration of print processing steps in PDF production workflows.

blurred office building with fire hydrant in front and Print Matters imposed on top of the picture


Overhauling PDF Forms technology

The Technical Working Group’s chair explains the current missions of the PDF Forms TWG; a declarative model for business logic, alignment with web forms and optimized accessibility.

Electronic form with fields for first name, last name, and your email with the PDF Association logo.