Comparing 2 PDF files

It is quite a frequent question on the PDF forums, asking how to compare 2 versions of a PDF file to see  what has changed. This is actually one of those cases where generally the person means something slightly different. Usually this means ‘how can I see what has changed visually‘. PDF is a flexible…

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Java ME vs Java SE – a few thoughts

I have been doing a lot of work to create a JavaME version of our JPedal PDF viewer, so I thought some observations might be interesting. On a positive note, the thing that struck me was how complete the top end version of JavaME is. In particular, support for the Graphics2D object means you can…

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Java print bug

I had a really horrible Java print bug today 🙁 I had a sample PDF file with some large rotated text on one of the pages. It displays fine in our renderer and if I printout the page on its own it also prints correctly. If I print a range of pages, it is still…

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