Tag: compliance

EDITORIAL: Most PDF viewers can’t handle PDF/X

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Report cards are in after VIGC recently tested PDF viewers for
compatibility with PDF/X (PDF-based standards for printing). Sadly, the most
common grade was ‘F’. Dan Shea sings a few bars in praise of the humble Adobe
Reader, and explains why you might want to save a little extra hard drive space
to use it over its ‘leaner’ competitors.

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Enhanced Aspose.Pdf for Reporting Services released

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Aspose has announced the enhanced version of Aspose.Pdf for Reporting Services, its .NET solution that allows users to produce PDF reports from Microsoft SQL Server 2000, 2005 and 2008 Reporting Services. The new version (2.1.0) supports PDF bookmarks, HTML tags, XMP metadata, custom embedded font and rendering watermark for pages.

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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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callas software pdfaPilot garners top score in Bavaria Report

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Germany-based callas software received the lead score among seven tested PDF/A validation tools in a comparative study by PDF expert Thomas Merz, CEO of PDFlib GmBH.

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PDF Tools AG updates 3-Heights range, announces PDF/A compliance

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PDF Tools AG has announced the release of new product 3-Heights PDF Validator and the PDF/A compliance of its 3-Heights Image to PDF Converter. The PDF Validator verifies whether PDF documents conform to a specific version of PDF or to the new international standard for long-term electronic archiving: PDF/A.

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PDF Webinars to offer Section 508 clinic

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PDF Webinars has announced that it will be running a Section 508 clinic in early August. The two-part clinic targets U.S. Federal Government agencies who need to produce Section 508-compliant PDFs and private sector companies and contractors who work with U.S. Federal agencies. Attendees will learn how to best use new tools in Acrobat 7 to make legacy PDFs accessible, and will cover strategies for making accessible forms from scratch.

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Simpler compliance using PDF and XBRL

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CoreFiling has recently announced a new document generator that uses standard XBRL business reporting definitions to create intelligent PDF forms with TagTips data binding. The patent-pending invention stands to cut red tape for companies currently dealing with paper-based forms for financial and compliance reporting.

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Deque announces Studio to streamline PDF conversion, compliance

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Deque Systems, Inc. has announced an enhanced Deque Studio, a bundled solution designed to help companies comply with the Web Accessibility Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requirements.

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Planet PDF launches new PDF Accessibility and Section 508 Forum

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Planet PDF has just launched a new section in its popular free forum. The new conference will focus on issues relating to issues of accessibility and compliance with Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act, along with similar guidelines and regulations from around the world. See the full story at Planet PDF.

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