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Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.

PDF File Format

The most popular articles in 2019 on the IDRsolutions…

At the end of the year, we like to review our most-read articles in 2019 and compile them so you can revisit them and...
Madalena
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Understanding the PDF File Format: Your 5 minute guide…

Why are Indexed Colorspaces useful? Indexed colorspaces are very useful if you only have a limited number of colors in an image. If you...
Mark Stephens
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Blend modes in Java2D and JavaFX

As mentioned previously the PDF format contains blend modes, a set of functions determining how overlapping objects on a page interact with the objects underneath...
Simon Lissack
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Understanding the PDF File Format: Blend Modes

The PDF FIle Format includes some very sophisticated features. One of the most interesting ones is the Blend Mode (introduced in PDF version 1.4)....
Mark Stephens
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Book Review – Developing with PDF By Leonard Rosenthol

Did you know that the second line of the PDF is a set of characters to make sure PDF files are treated as binary...
Mark Stephens
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