Tag: US

OPINION: PDF Continues its March Toward Ubiquity

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About 20 years on, it looks like PDF’s inexorable march into dominance continues. The latest development is the US IRS’s decision to support PDF-based digital signatures on two key forms (8878 and 8879). The spec might say that ‘No specific technology is required’, but we all know that really means PDF. On a site called ‘Planet PDF’ though, we would say that!

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PDF Webinars to offer Section 508 clinic

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PDF Webinars has announced that it will be running a Section 508 clinic in early August. The two-part clinic targets U.S. Federal Government agencies who need to produce Section 508-compliant PDFs and private sector companies and contractors who work with U.S. Federal agencies. Attendees will learn how to best use new tools in Acrobat 7 to make legacy PDFs accessible, and will cover strategies for making accessible forms from scratch.

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Ubiquitous PDF: Patriotism on-demand

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Many Americans choose to express their patriotism by flying a US flag, AKA Old Glory. One site has now posted downloadable PDF patterns, which — in combination with the free Adobe Reader and a color printer — provide visible displays of US patriotism.

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