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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The 2017 Guide to PDF Files – Creation II

Last time, we showed you how to write your own PDF file. This is useful for understanding the complexities of PDF files (and why...
Mark Stephens
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How to make a PDF file manually

PDF Files are very complex files and we always recommend you use a library such as JPedal when working with them. But it is...
Mark Stephens
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What is a PDF file?

IDRSolutions has spent the last 20 years writing PDF Developer libraries to Display, View and Convert PDF files. So sometimes take them for granted....
Sophia Howard
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Interesting PDF Bugs – Series Article Index

While browsing our blog and categorizing our posts I noticed there was generally a lot of articles that covered Interesting PDF bugs and thought...
Alex Marshall
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Interesting PDF bugs – Nasty Java JVM bug (revisited)

Here at IDRSolutions, one of the features of our JPedal library is a PDF to image converter. Occasionally we get bug reports from our...
Bethan Palmer
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