PDF is one of the most interesting things that has happened in prepress in the past 10 years. The file format is very versatile. These pages mainly focus on the use of PDF for printing and the graphic arts industry.

PDF basics

Overview of various aspects of PDF: what is it, how to create PDF files, what does the file format look like,… A long article gives an overview of the history of PDF and the features of each new version of the file format as well as the matching Adobe Acrobat software.

PDF Troubleshooter

Similar to my overview of PostScript errors, I have also created an overview of common PDF related issues.

Application notes

PDF-support from various applications, like PageMaker, PowerPoint, Photoshop, or QuarkXpress.

Links, products and stuff

Links to some interesting products, nice sites, books and other stuff.

9 August 2013

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