Tag: fonts

Technical background to PDF font options

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The PDF specification provides many options for the display of textual content and the related extraction of the text content. In this article I will try to highlight the key areas and terms that you will encounter when working under the hood with fonts in PDF files. Key terms that you should take note of are in bold.

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Chinese and Korean versions of Adobe Reader 7 now available

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Adobe Systems has posted several additional language
versions — Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional) and Korean —
of its free Adobe Reader 7.0 software for both Windows and Macintosh.

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PDFlib offers free Acrobat plug-in for analyzing fonts in PDFs

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PDFlib has announced the availability of
FontReporter, a free Acrobat plugin for analyzing fonts in
PDF documents.

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FlashPaper vs PDF

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With Macromedia’s acquisition of RoboHelp — and its PDF creation engine, RoboPDF — now behind us, Contributing Editor Dave Wraight takes a look at how Macromedia’s first FlashPaper offering stacks up against PDF.

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FlashPaper vs PDF

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With Macromedia’s acquisition of RoboHelp — and its PDF creation engine, RoboPDF — now behind us, Contributing Editor Dave Wraight takes a look at how Macromedia’s first FlashPaper offering stacks up against PDF.

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Previewing Font Sets in PDF

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How you can use PDF and Acrobat to easily preview your fonts.

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