PDF Format

What new PDF developers need to know

We had a discussion last week about what tips would help new developers get to grips when starting to work with PDF files. Here...
Mark Stephens
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Understanding the PDF file format – CMYK does not…

PDF is a very flexible file format in which colour can be represented in lots of different ways. This allows great flexibility and also...
Mark Stephens
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Understanding the PDF file format – text streams

Understanding Text Streams Inside a PDF is a Postscript stream of commands which describe the page – they draw the text, images or shapes....
Mark Stephens
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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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PDF page size in bytes

An interesting question on our forums, made me look at PDF files in a new light. We know how big a PDF file is...
Mark Stephens
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