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Section 508 and PDF: The facts

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OK, so you need to ensure that your PDF documents are accessible and compliant with Section 508. How do you go about it? In this article, Appligent Document Solutions CEO Duff Johnson outlines 10 key facts relating to making compliant PDFs.

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Word doesn’t do Section 508, PDF gets the blame

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So, you think PDF is a problem when it comes to accessibility and Section 508 compliance? Some of the key gripes about the compliance of PDF files are actually due to limitations in Microsoft Word. Appligent Document Solutions CEO Duff Johnson explains in this feature article.

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Is PDF an open standard?

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On May 13, the founders of Adobe Systems stepped up to the microphone to deliver a response to Steve Jobs’ open letter about Flash. They say Adobe has acted on open standards while Apple offers mere words. In this article, Appligent Document Solutions CEO Duff Johnson provides some background that places their claims in context.

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No, PDF is NOT owned by Adobe!

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It is commonly believed that PDF is a proprietary format and that is owned by Adobe. Neither of these claims is now true — we all own PDF, explains Appligent Document Solutions CEO Duff Johnson.

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Appligent Document Solutions joins PDF/A Competence Center

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Appligent Document Solutions (ADS) announced that the company has joined the PDF/A Competence Center, the industry group dedicated to promoting awareness and adoption of ISO 19005, the standard for archival PDF.

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Image to OCR Converter updated

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Soft Solutions has updated its optical character recognition (OCR) product. Image to OCR Converter can be used to recognise text in images such as scanned PDF documents.

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Appligent Document Solutions and callas software announce strategic partnership

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Appligent Document Solutions (ADS) and callas software have jointly announced a strategic partnership aimed at broadening awareness of both companies’ products in their respective markets and distribution channels.

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Appligent Document Solutions releases FDFMerge 6.0

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Appligent Document Solutions (ADS) has announced the immediate availability of version 6.0 of its enterprise-class FDFMerge and FDFMerge Lite server software for Windows, Linux, AIX and Solaris. Mac OS X and HP-UX versions are still pending.

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Appligent Document Solutions updates APCrypt

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Appligent Document Solutions has announced the immediate availability of version 4.0 of its enterprise-class APCrypt server software for Windows, Linux and AIX.

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Appligent Document Solutions updates StampPDF Batch, now powered by Adobe PDF Library

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Hot on the heels of last week’s announcement that it will adopt Adobe’s PDF Library, Appligent Document Solutions (ADS) has released its first updated product that uses the new library. StampPDF Batch 5.0 is now available for Windows, Linux and AIX, and versions for Mac OS X, Solaris and HP-UX versions are due for release by year’s end.

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