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Understanding the PDF File Format

We have been working with PDF files since 1999 and developed complex software to display PDF files. We have learnt a lot about the...
Leon Atherton
4 min read

PDF to HTML5’s Holy Grail – Vertical positioning for…

It’s safe to say that if someone designed fonts from scratch today they’d be very different on the inside. As with many technologies, the...
Sam Howard
1 min read

WOFF 2.0: What is it, why is it coming,…

WOFF 2.0 is working its way towards being a standard recommended by the W3C, so it seems like a good time to look at...
Sam Howard
2 min read

PDFs have no sense of direction, literally

Whilst working on the JPedal Java PDF Library at IDR Solutions I recently came across an interesting issue where Hebrew words could only be...
Kieran France
2 min read

5 tips for using fonts in HTML5

We’ve spent a lot of time making sure that fonts inside PDFs look good when run through our PDF to HTML5 converter. In the...
Sam Howard
1 min read