Tag: control

Standards body releases free workflow test patches

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Standards body The Ghent PDF Workgroup (GWG) has announced the availability of the Ghent Output Suite, designed to help professionals determine whether PDF files are behaving as expected in graphic arts workflows. GWG is the international congress of graphic arts professionals established to create, test and disseminate best practices and specifications for publishing workflows.

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Quality Assurance in PDF — Business critical files may not be legible in the future

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If you bake a cake, you start by checking the ‘best before’ date on the cake mix, smelling the milk to ensure it’s still good, and looking at the eggs when cracking them open. If any of the ingredients are bad or have reached their expiry date, you won’t use them. In comparison, how many companies check the PDF documents they receive from external (or other internal) sources before entering them into business processes, where the cost of failure is considerably higher? Roger Reeves of PDF Tools AG explains.

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Quark and Enfocus join forces

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Quark has announced a strategic alliance with prominent PDF prepress company Enfocus Software. The pact’s aim is to ‘to improve the overall PDF experience within QuarkXPress, and provide bundled solutions that streamline Certified PDF-based workflows,’ according to Quark’s press release.

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Comparing differences between PDF documents

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During a document review process, it’s often necessary to compare different versions of the same document. The good news is that Acrobat takes a lot of the pain out of this process with its automated document comparison feature. Read more in this tip.

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Controling How Your PDF Displays on Opening

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To control how your PDF files are opened you need to adjust the Open Settings.

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