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Industry to ratify first set of proposed resolutions to PDF 2.0 specification issues

The recently-announced pdf-issues GitHub repo already has 25 issues, with 12 proposed resolutions for review in the next PDF TWG meeting.



Reporting issues in the PDF 2.0 specification

To support industry uptake of PDF 2.0, the specification’s ISO Project Leaders, working through the PDF Association, have established a public GitHub repository to facilitate the reporting of issues against ISO 32000-2:2020.



The new PDF 2.0 and subset standards

The just-released 2nd edition of PDF 2.0, ISO 32000-2:2020 replaces the 2017 edition. This is the finalized publication that we previously discussed; what ISO calls a ‘dated revision’.  In addition to many important clarifications and corrections to the 2017 publication, …



ISO 32000-2:2020 is now available

The 2020 edition includes a number of critical updates to normative references as well as other corrections and clarifications. It replaces the 2017 edition.



Chrome-plated PDFs: Exploring Google Chrome’s new PDF capabilities

Google Chrome now supports saving tagged PDFs, plus PDF form filling in the browser. Released on 25th August, version 85 of the Chrome web browser included a couple of significant updates to its PDF output capabilities. Let’s take a quick …



Are Your PDFs Print-Ready?

How to Save Time and Money with Print-Optimized Workflows If you work in the print industry, or your job requires printing PDF documents for commercial reasons, you know that going to press with files that aren’t prepared for printing can …



Detecting PDF Shadow Attacks with iText 7

The PDF Shadow Attacks are a new class of security vulnerabilities for PDF. In case you need a tldr; then rest assured that iText is immune to the published attacks. However, we also found that iText 7 could be utilized …



iText DITO 1.5 is here!

We are pleased to announce the release of iText DITO 1.5. The latest release of iText’s high-convenience PDF document generator includes a number of new features and changes for template editing and PDF generation. Read on to learn more.



iText Suite 7.1.13 released

In our final release for 2020, we’ve a number of new features and improvements, including improved Core word wrapping for special scripts, full support for CSS background properties in pdfHTML, and much more!



From fairytales to reality: with OCR and PDF, going paperless becomes a breeze

How government departments and private businesses alike can benefit from using optical character recognition (OCR) to unlock and digitally transform their data.