Tag: appligent

This week in PDF: iPads and PDF to save pilots from back-ache?

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This week in PDF has seen updates to a specialized PDF viewer for aeronautical charts, a digital signature application, and a .NET component for the creation and manipulation of PDF documents.

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Redax 5.0 released

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Appligent Document Solutions has launched version 5 of its Redax plug-in for Adobe Acrobat on Windows. The software allows users to permanently redact (censor) information in PDF documents.

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Appligent updates enterprise-class redaction software

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Appligent Document Solutions has announced the availability of version 3 of its enterprise-class Redax Enterprise Server software for Windows, Linux 32-bit and 64-bit, and Solaris. According to the company, AIX and HP-UX releases will follow shortly.

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Why PDF?

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‘What’s the purpose of PDF? Why can’t I just send Word or Excel files; why should I bother converting to PDF?’ In this in-depth article, Appligent Document Solutions CEO Duff Johnson answers these questions and more as he makes the case for PDF.

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Datalogics partners with Appligent Document Solutions, releases Appligent PDF Forms API

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Datalogics, Inc. and Appligent Document Solutions (ADS) have announced the release of the Appligent PDF Forms API through a technology partnership between the two companies.

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Section 508 and PDF: The facts

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OK, so you need to ensure that your PDF documents are accessible and compliant with Section 508. How do you go about it? In this article, Appligent Document Solutions CEO Duff Johnson outlines 10 key facts relating to making compliant PDFs.

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Word doesn’t do Section 508, PDF gets the blame

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So, you think PDF is a problem when it comes to accessibility and Section 508 compliance? Some of the key gripes about the compliance of PDF files are actually due to limitations in Microsoft Word. Appligent Document Solutions CEO Duff Johnson explains in this feature article.

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Is PDF an open standard?

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On May 13, the founders of Adobe Systems stepped up to the microphone to deliver a response to Steve Jobs’ open letter about Flash. They say Adobe has acted on open standards while Apple offers mere words. In this article, Appligent Document Solutions CEO Duff Johnson provides some background that places their claims in context.

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No, PDF is NOT owned by Adobe!

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It is commonly believed that PDF is a proprietary format and that is owned by Adobe. Neither of these claims is now true — we all own PDF, explains Appligent Document Solutions CEO Duff Johnson.

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Appligent Document Solutions joins PDF/A Competence Center

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Appligent Document Solutions (ADS) announced that the company has joined the PDF/A Competence Center, the industry group dedicated to promoting awareness and adoption of ISO 19005, the standard for archival PDF.

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