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Make your own PDF file – 1: PDF Objects…

This series of articles is part of my learning experience and intended to give you a practical tour of how a PDF document works. I’m...
Daniel
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IText has a slick new website

We have always been fans of Itext – it is a great tool for creating and editing PDF files, there are free and commercial...
Mark Stephens
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The easy way to discover if a PDF file…

Because it turned out that people wanted to extract text from PDFs (and not just view them), Adobe added a feature called marked content....
Mark Stephens
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Why PDF to HTML conversion does not work very…

When people convert PDF files into HTML files, they tend to be disappointed with the results. The main reason for this tends to be...
Mark Stephens
1 min read

How do I find out the PDF version used

There have been several revisions of the PDF file specification, each backward compatible but adding new features. For example, version 1.6 added a new way to...
Mark Stephens
1 min read