Tag: forms

Best of Planet PDF 2 released

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Planet PDF has just released the long-lost second edition of its annual ‘Best bits’ compilation. The free Best of Planet PDF publication contains Planet PDF’s biggest articles from 2004 (yep, 2004). Volume 2 is 83 pages full of select Planet PDF news features, tips, interviews, product information and more that was published at Planet PDF during 2004.

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Acrobat & PDF Developer Libraries

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Numerous third-parties produce libraries that can be used to create PDF. This page collects some of the better known PDF developer offerings.

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PDF Master: Thom Parker

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To commemorate 20+ years of PDF, Planet PDF has conducted a new series of interviews with PDF masters, movers and shakers in the PDF universe. This time, we speak to Windjack Solutions’ Thom Parker about key changes in the PDF landscape, including the increasing sophistication of PDF forms solutions and the meteoric rise of mobile computing.

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Debenu Updates PDF Library to Improve Online PDF Viewing

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Debenu today announced the release of a major update to its flagship product. According to the developer, Debenu Quick PDF Library 11 adds support for Delphi XE7 and includes a combined 49 new functions, enhancements and bug fixes.

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Adobe says No” to XFA support in Adobe Reader Mobile”

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Due to their self-contained nature, page fidelity, and sophisticated forms technology, PDF forms seem ideally suited for mobile devices. Nevertheless, Adobe has stated categorically that Adobe Reader Mobile will not add support for XFA-based PDF forms. In this article, Planet PDF considers the implications of Adobe’s position for forms creators and users.

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Linking to Pages or Destinations Within PDFs

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Ever wanted to link through to specific pages or named destinations within your PDF files? This tip from Jeremy Koadlow explains how.

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Make Acrobat dance with Debenu PDF Aerialist 11

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For over 15 years Aerialist has been used by several different kinds of businesses in many different industries. Its main purpose, to make Acrobat an incredibly useful and powerful product. Aerialist continues to augment Acrobat and now adds even more functionality and enhancements.

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Slimming PDF bookmarks with JavaScript

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PDF bookmarks are a must for the usability and navigability of longer documents. When these bookmarks are created programmatically, they are based on a template created using a combination of user settings and the content of the source document or web page. Since not all such documents were created with PDF bookmarks in mind, cleaning up the resulting bookmark titles can become an important part of the QA process. In this tip, Karl De Abrew takes some of the pain out of this process.

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Debenu offers eBook for trying new automation tool

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Just as the year comes to a close, Debenu has introduced the first release candidate for a new automation tool. Debenu PDF Maximus allows users to perform configurable sets of actions (Action Lists) on PDF files, either individually or in batches. Debenu is also offering a prize to those who try out the pre-release version of the product and tell the company what they think.

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Embed QR codes in PDFs

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QR codes have been misused and overused lately, but the fact remains that they are a great way to link the printed world with the digital one. Once a PDF document is printed, all the functionality of its hyperlinks are lost, but a QR code can bring a print reader right back to the web.

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