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Technical background to PDF font options

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The PDF specification provides many options for the display of textual content and the related extraction of the text content. In this article I will try to highlight the key areas and terms that you will encounter when working under the hood with fonts in PDF files. Key terms that you should take note of are in bold.

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PDF Connoisseur for iPad released

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PDF Connoisseur for iPad is aimed squarely at business users with a lot of reading to get through. The Kdan Mobile app lets readers save big lists in several file formats to PDF, then access them later in text or audio.

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Enolsoft releases an upgraded PDF to Text software with OCR

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Enolsoft Corporation has released an updated version of Enolsoft PDF to Text for Mac, its software for Mac users to convert normal or scanned PDF files. The upgraded PDF to Text for Mac now features OCR capability for converting scanned PDF to Text format. Additionally, the software has been optimized to address some previously identified issues.

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HTC Flyer tablet powered by Foxit’s PDF technology

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Foxit Corporation has announced that the default PDF viewer on HTC’s newly released Flyer tablet is powered by Foxit’s popular PDF technology. Over the past few years, Foxit has optimized its PDF technology to improve performance on resource-limited tablets and mobile devices. The viewer gives users the ability to view, highlight and annotate PDF documents.

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This week in PDF: Cloud-based PDF viewers released

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This week in PDF has seen the releases of a pair of cloud-based PDF viewers, along with a Mac-based PDF-to-text conversion tool.

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Simpo launches its PDF to Word Converter for Mac

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Simpo Technologies has announced the release of Simpo PDF to Word for Mac version 1.0, its PDF to Word converter for Mac users. The new software also supports PDF-to-text conversion.

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iFunia releases its PDF2Text for Mac

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iFunia Corporation has announced the release of iFunia PDF2Text for Mac, its new PDF conversion software. The new software is now available on the Mac App Store with a 90% discount. iFunia PDF2Text for Mac allows users to extract and reuse unformatted text from PDF documents.

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Enolsoft launches two new PDF Tools for Mac

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Enolsoft has launched two new PDF tools for Mac platform for converting PDFs to Text and SWF. The new tools are named Enolsoft PDF to Text for Mac and Enolsoft PDF to SWF for Mac. These tools allow Mac users to reuse or edit PDFs without any need for Adobe Acrobat and other Adobe products.

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Qoppa Software announces improved PDF Studio

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Qoppa Software has announced the release of an improved version 6.6 of PDF Studio, its desktop-based software for PDF editing. The new version includes the ability to import text and MS Word documents into PDFs, along with providing enhanced user experience and user control.

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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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