Tag: xml

Adobe says No” to XFA support in Adobe Reader Mobile”

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Due to their self-contained nature, page fidelity, and sophisticated forms technology, PDF forms seem ideally suited for mobile devices. Nevertheless, Adobe has stated categorically that Adobe Reader Mobile will not add support for XFA-based PDF forms. In this article, Planet PDF considers the implications of Adobe’s position for forms creators and users.

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PDF Developer Libraries

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Please click here to read about PDF Developer Libraries.

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This week in PDF: PDF imposition functionality available gratis for a limited time

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This week in PDF has seen an update to a developer solution for print job delivery, the announcement of a limited offer for existing Dynagram customers to receive free access to PDF imposition functionality, and the signing of a business alliance partnership.

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This week in PDF: Microsoft XML format accepted as ISO standard

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This week in PDF has seen Microsoft’s Office Open XML format officially placed on a par with PDF, the release of a 2D PDF barcode reader and an update to a PDF conversion utility. Also this week, Acrobatusers.com launched a PDF forms and LiveCycle Designer Templates contest.

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This week in PDF: Martin Bailey to head XPS standards committee

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In a follow-up to last week’s announcement of a pending PDF-competing standard, this week in PDF sees the head of the committee responsible named, an update to a PDF workflow tool and the State of Illinois adopting a suite of PDF solutions.

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This week in PDF: The X(ML) factor

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In what is becoming a recurring motif, both Microsoft and Adobe are making news this week, in this case, both with XML-relevant items. Datalogics has also gotten into the act, releasing a new version of the Adobe PDF Library for licensing.

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This week in PDF: Standards and releases? Ides like to see that!

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The ides of March bode better for the PDF world than perhaps they once did for Shakespeare’s favorite Julius (Caesar, that is). Standardization and conversion are in the air, with FESPA, Artwork Systems, Bamboo Solutions and CambridgeDocs all in the news this week.

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While you were sleeping… (off your holiday cheer)

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The world of PDF has been far from idle over the Northern Winter, and much has happened in and around the format that we know and love. Among other things, Adobe announced its Q4 financial results, Sony released a new dedicated eBook reader and Microsoft has made progress in its quest for standardization.

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Adobe patches security hole in Reader, Acrobat

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Last Wednesday, Adobe Systems acknowledged a vulnerability in both Adobe Reader and Acrobat that could be exploited using malware to release sensitive system information. Under certain circumstances, it is possible to discover the existence of local files on an end-user system using XML scripts.

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Accessing the Acrobat Doc Object in LiveCycle Designer

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So you’ve decided to move your Acrobat forms over to an Adobe LiveCycle Designer workflow. What happens to all of the JavaScript code you have written in the past to enhance your PDFs? Here’s a tip from Chris Dahl that takes the pain out of this transition.

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