Text and Fonts in PDF

// April 11, 2018

PDF in general PDF 2.0 PDF/A Presentation preview


Dietrich-von-Seggern Dietrich von Seggern, Managing Director of callas software, will be hosting a presentation titled “Text and Fonts in PDF” at the PDF Days Europe 2018.

Presenter: Dietrich von Seggern received his degree as a printing engineer, and in 1991 started his professional career as head of desktop prepress production in a reproduction house. He became involved in research projects for digital transmission of print files, and moved to the German Newspaper Marketing Organisation (ZMG). There, Dietrich was responsible for a project to enable the digital transmission of newspaper ads. In 2002 he joined callas software as Director of Product Management, and subsequently introduced callas’ PDF/A related products for the archiving industry. After becoming Business Development Manager in 2010 Dietrich became one of the Managing Directors of callas in 2016.

Session Description: While font formats have become more modern and overal fonts have become higher quality, problems with fonts and text are still a sizeable chunk of what goes wrong with PDF documents. When looking at PDF 2.0 not much has changed in this area. This session gives an overview about how fonts are used in PDF and in which way this relates to frequent font problems in PDF or PDF/A. As a tool Acrobat Preflight's PDF Browser will be explained and in which way it can be used to track down text and font issues.

Check out the detailed programme: https://www.pdfa.org/pdf-days-europe-2018-schedule-of-sessions/

Direct link for registration: https://en.xing-events.com/pdf-days-europe-2018.html


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