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Best Practice in Creating Print Files for Variable Data Printing (VDP) now published

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Practical advice on using some of the most used PDF subset standards

Dietrich von Seggern and Akash Choudhary from callas software and David van Driessche from Four Pees are presenting at this year’s PDF Days Europe sharing practical advice on using some of the most used PDF subset standards.

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Mako(TM) creates PDF/X-1a files for book publishing software Vellum

Integrating Global Graphics’ Mako(TM) into Vellum has reduced 180g’s customer support load significantly and allowed the company to concentrate on enhancing the software and adding new features.

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axaio software releases MadeToPrint major update 3.1.343

The new MadeToPrint version focuses on improvements in book processing as well as adjustments and new options in PDF post-processing and in creating packages.

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Let’s talk about the best-of-breed prepress solutions used by ABT…

The ABT Mediengruppe relies on automation to maintain productivity, including in the prepress area. Instead of relying on an all-in-one solution for all prepress tasks, ABT Mediengruppe has combined several products into one holistic solution.

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The route to PDF/X and where we are now: a personal history

Martin Bailey reflects on the history of PDF/X and its impact on production printing and the exchange of documents in PDF workflows.

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callas software releases pdfChip app for Enfocus Switch

Berlin. callas software has announced that it has released an pdfChip app for Enfocus Switch, which is available on the Enfocus Appstore now. pdfChip is a command-line application for the creation of high-quality PDF from HTML, taking full advantage of …

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Twenty Years of PDF/X – Part IV

Dov Isaacs discusses the issues and opportunities that the print publishing industry faces and how the PDF/X standard can help the industry in this installment of the ‘Twenty Years of PDF/X’.

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Twenty Years of PDF/X – Part III

In this part of the ‘Twenty Years of PDF/X’ series, Dov Isaacs discusses the success and adoption of the PDF/X standards.

Diagram of PDF/X and PDF/VT development.


Twenty Years of PDF/X – Part II

In this part of ‘Twenty Years of PDF/X’, Dov Isaacs explores how PDF/X tamed PostScript and its impact on the publishing industry.

PostScript, John Warnock, PDF and Adobe Acrobat.


Twenty years of PDF/X

This is the first of a four part series of articles examining the path leading to today’s PDF/X standards.

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