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Archiving email into PDF containers: A Mellon Foundation project

What are the essential characteristics and optimal functional requirements of email messages and necessary related information in a PDF technology-based archive? This project sets out …

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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



axaio software launches new company logo and website!

Berlin/Germany – axaio software, developer of solutions for PDF creation, printing and content correction workflows for the publishing and printing markets as well as for the creation of tagged, accessible PDF documents, presents their new company logo. With the new …

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Why DeviceLink profiles should interest you

In version 10, callas pdfToolbox introduced support for a wide range of DeviceLink profiles. They can be used – for free – from within the Switchboard or using a fixup in a preflight profile. David van Driessche from Fourpees explains, …



Registration opens for callas software’s PDF Camp

Berlin. callas software, a leading provider of automated PDF quality assurance and archiving solutions, is organizing another PDF Camp, this time for April 8-9 2019 in the Pfefferwerk at Christinenstrasse 18/19 in Berlin. This established event is an opportunity for …



New version of axaio MadeToPrint just released!

With the current MadeToPrint version, two new feature enhancements as well as improvements for a more comfortable usage of MadeToPrint have been introduced.



GWG’s PDF processing steps standard is now published by the ISO

PDF Processing Steps allows packaging and product developers and designers to specify post-print workflow components with a PDF file in a language-independent, vendor-neutral way.

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PDF/X: Tools and usage

by Andrew Bailes-Collins PDF/X Tools The good news for anybody wishing to start working with PDF/X standards, is that there are many tools available to support all aspects of PDF/X production. The current PDF/X specifications are well established and mature …



Further quality requirements: PDF/X-Plus

by Stephan Jaeggi PDF/X only defines the general requirements for a reliable exchange of prepress data; the ISO standard itself does not specify quality requirements. These requirements are different for each printing process (sheetfed offset, web offset, newspaper printing, flexo …



PDF/X and the other PDF standards

by Dietrich von Seggern Specialized ISO standards based on the Portable Document Format are available for a wide range of purposes. PDF Originally developed by Adobe Systems in 1993, PDF 1.7 became an open standard in 2008 as ISO 32000-1. …



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