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Understanding the PDF file format – text streams

Understanding Text Streams Inside a PDF is a Postscript stream of commands which describe the page – they draw the text, images or shapes....
Mark Stephens
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Advantages of JBIG2 compression in PDF explained

JBIG2 Compression in PDF Explained: There is a really good article explaining what JBIG2 compression does and why it is a good thing written...
Mark Stephens
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Using Java Page co-ordinates

We make extensive use of Java Page co-ordinates in JPedal, which we convert both into PDF co-ordinates and also relative offsets. I have been...
Kieran France
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Why you should speak at the Business of Software…

Last year, I was lucky enough to be part of the speaking contest at the Business of Software conference, and you can see the...
Mark Stephens
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Working out PDF page size in inches or centimetres

The size of a PDF is generally defined by the CropBox or MediaBox setting for each page. This is the number of pixels. This...
Mark Stephens
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