Invented by Adobe Systems over 20 years ago, the Portable Document Format (PDF) is now an open standard for electronic document exchange maintained by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). When you convert documents, forms, graphics, and web pages to PDF, they look just like they would if printed.

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What are PDF Forms?

PDF forms are PDF Documents which have interactive elements (checkboxes, text boxes, radio buttons, etc). So you can enter and alter data on them....
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How to set up PDF to HTML5 conversion to…

One of the big themes of 2019 was running software in the Cloud using technologies such as Docker. The most commonly asked support question...
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What is changing with our standardised manifest values and…

Manifest files are a small text information file stored in the jar. It is a useful place for storing information about the jar. In...
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JPG versus PDF for Document display

As we produce software for handling both JPEG and PDF files, we are often asked about which is better for displaying documents. So here...
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Reflections on 19 years writing PDF software in Java

IDRSolutions was setup on St. Andrews Day (30th November) 1999 (as you would expect from someone with a Mediaeval History degree from the University...
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