Tag: ISO

This week in PDF: Microsoft XML format accepted as ISO standard

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This week in PDF has seen Microsoft’s Office Open XML format officially placed on a par with PDF, the release of a 2D PDF barcode reader and an update to a PDF conversion utility. Also this week, Acrobatusers.com launched a PDF forms and LiveCycle Designer Templates contest.

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ISO gives Adobe PDF thumbs-up

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The International Organization for Standardization voted in December to approve PDF 1.7 as an international document format standard, and will meet in late January to iron out the technical details of moving PDF 1.7 from Adobe to ISO management.

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This week in PDF: Dynamic ads in PDF?

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This week in PDF has seen the release of an Adobe-Yahoo joint project to deliver ads in PDF documents, the passing of an ISO ballot for PDF 1.7 and an update to a PDF creation tool.

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PDF goes to ISO: The road ahead

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In his second of two articles on the topic, Duff Johnson looks at the consequences of PDF’s adoption as a formal standard, drawing on input from 3rd-party PDF gurus and PDF originator, Adobe Systems.

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PDF goes to ISO: Some background

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In his first of two articles on the topic, Duff Johnson delivers some background and context on Adobe’s new move to push PDF towards publication as an ISO Standard.

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Adobe releases PDF 1.7 spec for industry standardization

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Adobe announced it plans to release the Portable Document Format (PDF) 1.7 spec to AIIM, the Enterprise Content Management Association, for publication by the ISO. Nettie Hartsock reports.

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PDF/Archive standard approved by ISO

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AIIM and NPES today announced that the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has approved the proposed PDF/Archive (PDF/A) standard. PDF/A enables organizations to archive documents electronically in a way that will ensure preservation of that content over an extended period of time. In addition, those documents can be retrieved and rendered with a consistent and predictable result in the future.

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