Tag: annotations

Thomson Reuters EndNote now supports PDF annotations

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Thomson Reuters has released a major upgrade to Thomson Reuters EndNote for Windows, its bibliographic management and publishing solution. The new EndNote X5 now allows researchers, librarians and students to view and annotate PDFs. In addition to PDF annotations, EndNote X5 includes several new and improved features to help users save valuable time managing their reference collections.

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HTC Flyer tablet powered by Foxit’s PDF technology

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Foxit Corporation has announced that the default PDF viewer on HTC’s newly released Flyer tablet is powered by Foxit’s popular PDF technology. Over the past few years, Foxit has optimized its PDF technology to improve performance on resource-limited tablets and mobile devices. The viewer gives users the ability to view, highlight and annotate PDF documents.

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Enhanced Perfect PDF 7 Premium launched

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soft Xpansion, a German-based software developer, has unveiled the new version 7 of Perfect PDF Premium, its complete all-in-one solution for creating and editing PDFs. Perfect PDF 7 Premium allows users to create PDFs from any application that can print, including Windows Explorer, Microsoft Office, OpenOffice.org, Internet Explorer, Mozilla’s Firefox and Thunderbird.

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Qoppa Software announces improved PDF Studio

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Qoppa Software has announced the release of an improved version 6.6 of PDF Studio, its desktop-based software for PDF editing. The new version includes the ability to import text and MS Word documents into PDFs, along with providing enhanced user experience and user control.

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Readdle announces a more powerful PDF Expert for iPad 2.2

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Readdle has announced the availability of PDF Expert 2.2, a new release of its feature-packed PDF solution for iPad. PDF Expert for iPad is an application that allows users to read, annotate and sign PDF documents, fill PDF forms and save bookmarks in PDF.

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This Week in PDF: Developer component for editing PDFs updated

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This week in PDF has seen an update to a developer component that allows developers to build PDF editing features into their applications, the release of another component that adds HTML-to-PDF conversion. Additionally, an update to an iPad PDF viewer adds PDF annotation functionality.

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Sticky notes in Acrobat

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Perhaps the most intuitive way to annotate a PDF document is to add an electronic sticky note. While physical sticky notes are useful with hard-copy documents, electronic sticky notes are more efficient and provide a natural and familiar means by which to add and share comments on PDF documents without obscuring their content.

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Sample chapter on ‘Reviewing with Adobe Acrobat 7’

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Chapter 9 on ‘Reviewing’ is an excerpt from ‘Adobe Acrobat
7 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual Quickstart Guide’ by
Jennifer Alspach and Peachpit Press. Members of the global
Planet PDF community can obtain a special discount on this
and other relevant books.

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PDF Collaboration: WebDAV In Action

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With the corporate enterprise as a key market Adobe had in mind during the development of Acrobat 5.0, considerable effort went into expanding the product’s capabilities for online workgroup collaborations. Last month The Seybold Report took a close look at the pros and cons, testing the setup and use of WebDAV (Web Document Authoring and Versioning) and PDF. We’re re-publishing their detailed review with permission; the article is also available as a seven-page PDF.

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PDF Collaboration: WebDAV In Action – Microsoft’s Impact

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Although
we did not test any Microsoft applications, they will have a significant
impact on the use of online PDFs, especially in the corporate enterprise.
Since the majority of Acrobat users are not involved in traditional graphic
arts but are part of law firms, insurance agencies, government bodies
and so on, we can expect Microsoft’s and Adobe’s Web and collaboration
tools to develop a decidedly ‘corporate’ aspect.

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