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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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PDF Master: Duff Johnson

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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. In this installment, we speak to Duff Johnson, long-time friend of Planet PDF and a man right at the centre of PDF, as international Project Leader for the PDF specification itself (ISO 32000).

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PDF Master: Bruno Lowagie

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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. In this instalment, iText’s Bruno Lowagie talks about key changes in the PDF landscape, including recognition as a standard, the status of XFA, and and the impact of the rise of mobile computing.

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PDF Master: Mark Stephens

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To take stock, reflect and commemorate more than 20 years of PDF, Planet PDF has conducted a new series of interviews with PDF masters, movers and shakers in the PDF universe. To kick off the new series, IDRsolutions CEO Mark Stephens talks about PDF development and the implications of the rise of mobile technology.

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New version of pdf-DocPro released

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UNIVERSE Software has announced a new version 8.0 of pdf-DocPro, its multi-purpose PDF software. pdf-DocPro is a PDF ‘Swiss army knife’ that allows a user to set presentation properties, compress documents, split or merge files, digitally sign documents and remove master passwords from PDFs. pdf-DocPro 8.0 can decrypt 40-bit RC4, 128-bit RC4, 128-bit AES and 256-bit AES encryption and remove all security restrictions in a single click.

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Using Bookmarks to open files and other tricks

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Acrobat bookmarks are capable of far more than just pointing to chapter headings in PDF eContent. What about the idea of linking to related resources from a master document? ‘Trial notebook,’ anyone? In this tip, PDFforLawyers.com founder Ernest Svenson explains how to get more out of your Acrobat bookmarks.

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PDF Master: Thomas Merz’s Take on PDF and Acrobat

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PDFlib GmbH founder and head Thomas Merz is a long-time expert in the areas of PostScript and PDF. Planet PDF recently caught up with the seasoned speaker and author to talk about PDF, the path that’s taken him to this point, and what the future holds for the format.

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