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

Understanding the PDF file Format – Named locations

The PDF file format allows you to specify Destination which you can goto by clicking a link or upon certain actions. There locations can...
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3 reasons why PDF commands inside a PDF matter

A PDF file consists of instructions to draw the page onto a screen. This is normally done by a computer program so it places...
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A Suggestion to the Prawn development team on making…

One of my favourite features of the PDF file format is its flexibility. You can do just about anything with it. However, a drawback...
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Understanding the PDF file Format – PDF Xref tables…

Understanding PDF Xref Tables: Xref tables are part of the original PDF file specification and one of the features which gives the PDF file...
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Using PDF files in unusual ways

One of my favourite features of the PDF file format is it’s flexibility. It goes way beyond a document format, it offers lots of...
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