PDF Days Online 2021
PDF Days Online 2021

PDF Days this year is online-only. Technical Days sessions range from September 27 – October 18 at 1600 and 1700 CEST, Solution Days sessions (most …



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Are the PDF/A space requirements a show stopper for archiving?

A PDF/A document requires that all resources such as fonts, color profiles, etc. must be embedded in the file. The archiving of transactional documents can be nightmare because such documents are usually short by nature and contain huge number of …

What can you do about sliced images?

If you try to extract images from a PDF file it sometimes happens that you get a bunch of slices of the original image, mostly consisting of a few image rows per slice or, in extreme cases, just one row. …

XMP – Master of All Data

In document processing, nothing works without meaningful metadata — at least not if you want to automate it. The XMP format is key.

Automating the conversion of Microsoft Office Documents to PDF/A

A central service to convert Microsoft Office documents to PDF or PDF/A has obvious advantages. The conversion is done on an enterprise wide platform with well defined software versions and conversion process configurations. This guarantees a consistent quality and makes …

Can I trust a PDF validation software?

If you use validation software from different manufacturers you sometimes get different results. Why can this happen? Does it mean that you can’t trust the software? What can you do about it? We hear these and more questions very often …

The art of repairing damaged PDF files

Do you sometimes get a little shock when you wanted to open a PDF file and the viewer only showed an error message? In some cases, however, the viewer can save the file and repair it, but often not. This …

Clear up some myths about PDF printer drivers

I’m sure you’ve heard sometimes phrases like “a printer driver which is based Windows GDI can only reproduce RGB colors” or “if a printer driver isn’t built on top of the PostScript driver one cannot print EPS graphics”. There is …

The supreme discipline of converting PDF to PDF/A

We all know that the conversion one file format to another is not as easy as one might wish for and can lead to unpleasant surprises. However, it is hardly known that this is the case for the conversion from …

3-Heights™ PDF Validator ensures PDF/A-compliant document management for the plan-box construction project room

The plan-box construction project room has been in operation for 12 years and proves its worth on a daily basis with more than 5,000 users and around 250 projects. Big-name customers use plan-box to manage large-scale construction projects with a …

How to transform spot colors without ambiguities

On an RGB screen or a CMYK laser printer spot colors cannot be displayed directly and must be emulated by converting them into their process color equivalent. The Separation and DeviceN color spaces provide tint transform functions to do so. …