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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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Convert PDF to grayscale or black and white

PDFs are designed to use full colour with transparency. We generally use ARGB to provide the best quality display of PDF content and we...
Mark Stephens
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Linearized PDF files

Linearized PDF is a special way to organize a PDF file. In general, the PDF is a very elegant and well-designed format. A PDF...
Mark Stephens
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Search in continuous mode and future plans

For some time the Jpedal library has had the ability to search exclusively in single page mode. For our release of Jpedal 4.0 we...
Kieran France
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Java printing of custom Swing Components

If you are implementing printing in Java, there is a really good tutorial showing how to add printing support to any Swing component. Printing...
Mark Stephens
1 min read