10 things you should know about
fonts in PDF (but probably don’t)

The Ghent Workgroup (GWG) offers a free webinar on PDF fonts on 23.9.20 at 4 pm.

As reliable as PDF files are, there are still things that can wrong with them from time to time. One of the leading causes of such problems usually is the subject of fonts. Watch this webinar to understand fonts better: because it’s always smart to know your enemy, we’ll dissect some fonts for you and talk about character codes, glyphs, encodings, Multiple Master fonts, city fonts and much more.

Presented by:

  • Christian Blaise, agileStreams (Marketing Officer GWG)
  • David van Driessche, Four Pees/callas software (Executive Director GWG)

Accelerate variable print productivity

Six years ago Global Graphics published the brochure Do PDF/VT Right. Last year a second edition was published.

Now the follow-up publication Full Speed Ahead was introduced.

Full Speed Ahead: How to make variable data PDF files that won’t slow your digital press is a concise guide published today that provides objective information and advice to anyone with a stake in VDP: graphic designers, print buyers, production managers, press operators, owners of PSPs, and developers of digital presses and composition tools.

The free guide is edited by Martin Bailey, chief technology officer for Global Graphics and the primary UK expert to the ISO committees that maintain and develop PDF and PDF/VT.

Read more…Accelerate variable print productivity

Ghent Workgroup (GWG) answers
print production workflow questions

On May 19, 2020 at 4 pm, some experts from the Ghent Workgroup (GWG) will answer questions from users about their print production workflow and help solve problems in a webinar.

The following experts will participate in this webinar:

  • Andrew Bailes-Collins (Sr Product Manager Enfocus / Co-chair Specifications Subcommittee GWG)
  • Carl Van Rooy (Senior Innovation Consultant VIGC)
  • Christian Blaise (CEO & Founder agileStreams / Co-chair Packaging Subcommittee GWG)
  • David van Driessche (CTO Four Pees & callas software / Co-chair Specifications Subcommittee GWG)
  • Frank Vyncke (Senior Software Architect HYBRID Software)

The webinar will be held in English.

Here you can register for this free webinar.

Questions can be submitted in advance (in English). If necessary, sample files can be uploaded.