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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Java Printing page size problem

Java has a very flexible printing system called JPS which makes printing very easy. Any JComponent can be made to print its contents by...
Mark Stephens
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An Introduction to PDF Font Technologies

PDF Font Technologies The thing which makes PDF fonts so confusing for many people is the number of different font technologies which can be used...
Mark Stephens
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Problems editing PDF files

In a previous article, I wrote about the problems with editing the text in PDF files. PDF files are very different from other file...
Mark Stephens
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Introductory PDF font tutorial

PDF Font Tutorial PDF fonts is a tricky subject and one we frequently get asked about. So I will be writing a set of...
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Java JVM performance on PDF varies between 1.5 and…

One of the reasons I like Java is that the virtual machine allows you to forget about the underlying hardware/OS most of the time...
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