Tag: management

PDF – Is the Standard in Need of a Standard?

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According to The Pfeiffer Report, a single PDF standard is no longer viable, given the range of diverse applications for which the technology is suited. It’s time ‘for each market segment to push the implementation or version which makes sense,’ resulting in several solution-specific standards, the report concludes.

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Introducing the Smart PDF Workflow

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A paper and Smart PDF solution can be more streamlined than one based on paper and HTML, according to our contributors, a tagteam of Acrobat/PDF gurus based in Switzerland. They also suggest in their ‘Practical Smart PDF’ articles that a hybrid solution is often the best approach.

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IAC – How to convert Excel Chart to PDF using PDFWriter

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A VB program that automatically converts Excel Charts to PDF Format.

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IAC – Automating batch Word DOC conversion to PDF using ‘Acrobat Distiller’ printer

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VB code that will allow you to create PDF documents in batch using Acrobat 4’s ‘Acrobat Distiller’ printer.

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Practical Smart PDF – When they ask: ‘Why PDF?,’ Show Them!

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An article co-produced by Max Wyss and Makiko Itoh. Based in Switzerland, this dynamic Acrobat/PDF duo has produced some of the most complex, interactive PDF-based forms we’ve seen. In their opening tag-team contribution, they explain — and show — why they’ve chosen PDF as their ‘tool of choice for a diverse array of solutions.’

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Free PDF Workflow Brochures

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All four of Stephan Jaeggi’s popular PDF Workflow whitepapers are available as free downloads on Planet PDF. Topics include: An introduction to PDF technology; Economic and organizational aspects of PDF; The creation of PDF documents; and, Processing and outputting PDF files.

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Digital Publication Design – PDFs Improve the Creative Process

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Over the last dozen years, the explosive use of computer graphics has greatly expanded, speeded up, and improved the creative process. It has also cemented our reliance on telecommunications devices to quickly transfer proofs and files. In his latest article Scott Miller explores the use of PDF in content sharing, proofing, workgroups, prepress and more.

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Moving live business process to the Web

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Tony McKinley looks at how businesses cope with the running their business at Internet speed. Adobe Acrobat provides the architecture of a multiple enterprise software environments WITHIN the document. Electronic Document Management Systems, Search-ability of PDF Content, and Collaboration.

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How to populate a PDF file’s form with data from a web server

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Gordon Kent explores PDF forms, with working examples and step-by-step descriptions of how to populate a PDF file’s form fields with data processed by a webserver. One example uses Microsoft’s Active Server Pages (ASP) to populate a PDF form, and the other uses the ActiveX version of the FDF toolkit to populate a PDF form with data submitted from an HTML form.

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IAC – How to remove a single bookmark from a folder of PDFs using VB6

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A simple program that allows you to remove a single bookmark from a folder of PDFs.

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