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Understanding the PDF file format – interactive elements

One of the really useful features of the PDF file format is the ability to have interactive elements. These began as just simple checkboxes,...
Mark Stephens
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Why the TrueType hinting patent expiration matters

A while back we put a lot of effort into implementing some of the hinting technology in the TrueType specification. This system effectively uses...
Sam Howard
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Annoying Java Bugs – who broke right aligned text…

Bugs are an unfortunate part of a coder’s life. Working in PDF, which has quite an ‘elastic’ specification and where often real world does...
Mark Stephens
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Oracle and Java

We always felt that things needed to change in the Java world so have been keenly waiting to see what Oracle would do with...
Mark Stephens
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Don’t blame the PDF file format

I see a lot of complaints about the PDF file format on various forums, moaning about it. They tend to focus mainly on 2...
Brendan
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