10 things you do with PDF, but shouldn’t!

The Ghent Workgroup (GWG) has organized a webinar entitled 10 things you do with PDF, but shouldn’t.

David van Driessche (Four Pees, Callas) und Christian Blaise (Bleu Process, agileStreams) have discussed the following topics:

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Adobe PDF 1.3 is 20 years old!

On July 3, 2000 the PDF Reference, Second Edition – Adobe Portable Document Format 1.3 was published by Addison-Wesley:

The new version brought the following new features for PDF prepress files:

  • 2-byte CID fonts (more than 256 characters)
  • OPI 2.0 support (Open Prepress Interface)
  • ICC-based colors (ICC color profiles)
  • DeviceN color space (e.g. for duotone images, spot color gradients)
  • Smooth Shading (blends)

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New versions of
Enfocus Switch and Connect

Just in time for the beginning of summer, Enfocus is releasing the Spring version of Enfocus Switch 2020 😉

The most important new features are the ability to create scripts with Node.js and the Flow Viewer:

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Enfocus Switch and Connect

Update of the perpetual version of
Acrobat to version 2020 Classic released

Adobe has also released a new version of Acrobat Classic – the perpetual version of Acrobat. The update to Acrobat 2020 Classic brings several new features which were available to the users of the subscription version (called “Continous”) since 2017:

Since Acrobat 2020 Classic is a paid update, only time limited trial versions can be downloaded. On a FAQ page some questions regarding Acrobat 2020 are answered.


Enfocus BoardingPass –
a new PDF quick check tool
for customer-facing staff

Enfocus has annonced BoardingPass. This new product is designed to facilitate the work of customer service representatives (CSRs) of printing companies.

BoardingPass

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a new PDF quick check tool
for customer-facing staff