Adobe Acrobat is a family of application software and web services developed by Adobe Systems to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF).

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Are there really 3 types of fonts in PDF…

Are there really 3 types of fonts in PDF files? There is an old joke that runsĀ  There are 3 types of Mathematican. Those...
Mark Stephens
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Interesting PDF bugs – ‘Phantom’ PDF objects

I have been looking at some Annotation issues and came across an interesting feature in a sample PDF file. I viewed it in Acrobat’s...
Mark Stephens
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Odd text rendering issue in Adobe Acrobat on the…

I have been looking at a PDF file today which has a rather ‘interesting’ feature. If you look at the screenshot, you will see...
Mark Stephens
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PDF to HTML conversion – matching PDF page size

A PDF file are designed to be resolution independent – they are defined using resolution independent units so that the page will always appear...
Mark Stephens
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Should ‘broken’ PDF files fail in Acrobat?

One of the big issues in the PDF world is the number of ‘dodgy’ PDF files which work despite being poorly constructed and not...
Mark Stephens
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