PDF page size in bytes

An interesting question on our forums, made me look at PDF files in a new light. We know how big a PDF file is in bytes, but how big is each page? To answer this, you need to understand a little about the contents of a PDF file and how a file is constructed. A…

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Naming products

One of the things I find hardest is the process of coming up with a name for a new product. Sometimes, the product itself will suggest a name. Most of the time however, there is no obvious answer. One of our top criteria is to have a ‘blue sky’ term (as in one that is…

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PDF format and style information

Because PDF is very much an output and display format it does not contain much format information such as paragraph breaks and spaces unless these tags are explicity added (Adobe calls it MarkedContent). In this case, it is possible to extract an almost perfect copy of the text data in a PDF. Otherwise, the software…

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