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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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.

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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.

All you wanted to know about PDF transparency but were afraid to ask

ABCThe Ghent Workgroup (GWG) has hold the free webinar All you wanted to know about PDF transparency but were afraid to ask as announced on 26 March 2020 . The presenter was Andrew Bailes-Collins, Product Manager for Enfocus PitStop and Technical Director of the Ghent Workgroup.

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New landing page for commercial print
from Ghent Workgroup (GWG)

The Ghent Workgroup announces that a new landing page for Commercial Print has been created. The landing page for Commercial Print is similar in structure to the existing pages for Sign & Display, Digital Print and Packaging.

The new website provides links to

The information is currently only available in English. But we are currently discussing translations into different languages…