PDF and Open Source

PDF is all around us and successfully drives many processes. But there are many circumstances when using a commercial software is not an option – for many possible reasons. What can be done in such situations? There seems to be one simple answer for these situations: just use open source! But those that had to … Read more

Unlocking PDF Drawings and Diagrams

How to Open and Edit PDF Graphics in Visio, PowerPoint and on the Web During this session, the audience will learn about a simple, free tool for converting PDF-based graphics. By unlocking all objects, text, and attributes, drawings and diagrams can be edited in PowerPoint, Visio, and other applications. We’ll also take a look at … Read more

PDF/A-4, PDF/X-6 and the other new PDF standards

PDF/A-4 introduces various changes in features and structure of conformance levels. Also new are PDF/X-6, PDF/VT-3 and PDF/R. In addition ISO used the opportunity to harmonize all these standards so that it will be more straightforward for a PDF to comply with more than just one standard.