Tag: format

PDF/VT An Emerging Format For Print

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Aron Allenson, a veteran in the graphics industry has actively participated in PODi’s High Impact Personalization with PDF/VT webinar earlier this year in May.

PDF/VT (ISO 16612-2.) is the standard for sending the PDF format, which has been optimized for variable and transactional printing. PDF/VT allows for the management of pages for High Volume Transaction Output print data.

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EDITORIAL: The next PDF-killer””

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The release of the new Computable Document Format (CDF) has been reported by some as ringing the death-knell of PDF. In this article, Dan Shea talks about the strengths, obstacles and possibilities for the new ‘PDF-killer’.

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Unite demands meeting with WWF over unprintable PDF

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Unite, the UK’s second largest Union, has demanded a meeting with WWF, the world’s leading environmental organisation, in a bid to prevent negative consequences on workers in print industry from WWF’s announcement of unprintable file format. Unite has written to WWF for an immediate meeting on this issue with Unite and representatives from Print industry.

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Ubiquitous PDF: The writing is on the wall

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A PDF-savvy poster known as ‘saul’ has created large-format wall hangings from several classic, public-domain texts. Not only this, but he has provided step-by-step instructions on how users can create their own.

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CIP4 announces results of Interoperability Testing

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CIP4 announced today the results of its recent Interoperability Event in Vancouver, Canada. Twenty-three companies participated, testing 35 products, and the 108 successful pairings showed an increase of 32 from the previous event held in Switzerland during March.

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What is PDF?

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Word, Excel, TIFF. PostScript, HTML, XML, all have their pluses and minuses – but none of them are PDF. What makes our favorite format so special to business and government? In celebration of PDF technology, Duff delivers a little history of the magic behind the world’s most popular electronic document file format.

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