Tag: 4

Site posts White House strategy notes left at Starbucks

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A liberal advocacy Web site is showcasing a PDF-based document containing Bush administration media strategy notes that was inadvertently left at a Washington, DC-area Starbucks.

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PDF Conference slated for Sept. 13-14, 2004

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Carl Young has announced that the next incarnation of the popular PDF Conference will be held September 13 & 14 in the Washington, DC area.

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Adobe Systems Profits, Revenue looking ‘Suite’ in 2004

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Adobe Systems executives recently told industry analysts that the adoption of the integrated Creative Suite product bundle and continued success of its Acrobat/PDF-based products and solutions led to record revenues and profits for the financial year’s first quarter.

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DSI enhances PDFs for accessibility and usability

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Document Solutions announces a new service designed to ensure compliance of existing PDF files with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, which mandates accessibility of government documents.

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Introducing Planet PDF’s Learning Centers

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The professional learning centers provide the essential information for anyone from beginners to CEos to developers wanting to improve their knowledge on essential PDF topics. New Planet PDF Contributing Editor Duff Johnson explains.

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Latest pdfFactory prints to paper and PDF in one step

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The latest versions of pdfFactory and pdfFactory Pro from FinePrint Software allow the use of a default print driver for both printing to paper and creating a PDF.

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PDF Continuing Education: Real World Document Makeovers

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In collaboration with Duff Johnson of Document Solutions, we’re launching a new series that will analyze and improve a selection of PDF files we routinely encounter, along with his non-judgmental comments on why and how the file was improved.

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Setting Your Own Page Numbers

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A new feature of Acrobat 4 is the ability to create custom page numbering.

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Jakob Nielsen’s PDF Phobia is seemingly incurable

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The noted usability guru strays outside his area of expertise once again in a new ‘Alertbox’ column denigrating any uses of

PDF other than printing. We can’t help but wonder — due to the silliness of some of his comments and suggestions — whether

he’s being serious. We’re afraid he is. Nonetheless, to show our respect, we’ve christened a special Google Advanced Search setting in his honor.

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PDF: Fit for Human Consumption *if* designed properly

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Jakob Nielsen hit a nerve with some PDF enthusiasts when he recently wrote in his monthly usability column that, in terms of suitability for use on the Web, the format is allegedly ‘unfit for human consumption.’ We’re publishing a rebuttal that another satisfied user recently sent to Nielsen — and also shared with us. In addition, Steve Borsch provides several samples of PDFs designed to be read and navigated online.

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