What You Need To Know About Tagged PDF Documents

If you know at least a bit about the PDF document format, you know that they can contain more than just text.

The obvious additions are, of course, graphics in the form of images, tables or charts. But text links, bookmarks, and even so-called “rich media” like sounds and videos can also be embedded in a PDF.

What is not as immediately obvious, is the structure and logic that is sometimes also part of the PDF. It’s present in so-called tagged PDFs and that’s what this article is all about. Continue reading What You Need To Know About Tagged PDF Documents

Understanding PDF Standards – PDF/E

In 2008, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) purchased the PDF format and opened up the standard, freeing it from its proprietary state. With this acquisition, new PDF standards were introduced as well. These standards became staples for all PDFs created in the future.

In total, ISO created three standards for the PDF format: PDF/A, PDF/X, and PDF/E. This article will have a closer look at the latter.  Continue reading Understanding PDF Standards – PDF/E

Understanding PDF Standards – PDF/X

The PDF format was improved greatly after the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) purchased it in 2008. As the name suggests, this acquisition also came with some PDF standards that were put in place by ISO for PDF documents created in the future.

Such standards ensure that PDF documents can be opened in all PDF software that also follows the standard. Furthermore, three standard-subsets for PDF were established. The last article had a look at PDF/A, today, we check out PDF/XContinue reading Understanding PDF Standards – PDF/X

Understanding PDF Standards – PDF/A

With its release as an open standard in 2008, the PDF format received a special treatment. Now, it is owned by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Thus, the PDF format has to follow certain standards that ensure that everyone can open and view PDF files.

In addition to the ISO standard, three different subsets of standards for PDFs were created and every PDF must adhere to one of these standards. Today, we’ll have a look at one of them: PDF/A  Continue reading Understanding PDF Standards – PDF/A

Convert Images From JPG to PDF [Tutorial]

Images differ greatly from documents – that’s apparent. They both come with their format’s advantages and disadvantages. So what do you do? You use the format that is best suited for your purpose!

For images, that is often displaying them online, using image manipulation, adding them to videos, and the like. Documents, however, are better suited for adding and editing text, and printing.

This article will show you an easy, fast and reliable way to convert from JPG to PDF and thus turn your images into PDF documents.  Continue reading Convert Images From JPG to PDF [Tutorial]

How To Convert From Word to PDF [Tutorial]

There are many different reasons that speak for converting your editable Microsoft Word documents to PDF. If you want to turn your DOC and DOCX documents into PDF as well, there is an easy and reliable way to do so.

5 Reasons Why To Convert Word To PDF

All you need is your document, an internet connection and a free Word to PDF converter. Read more to find out how to create your own PDF documents.  Continue reading How To Convert From Word to PDF [Tutorial]

Convert From Microsoft PowerPoint to PDF [Tutorial]

If you have the Microsoft Office suite installed, you get a whole set of useful programs for office, school, and private work. One of them is the widely known presentation program Microsoft PowerPoint.

In PowerPoint, you can easily create appealing presentations and slides, using transitions and other effects, formatting, insert images and even small videos and sound effects.

These presentations have one disadvantage though: they are hardly responsive. That means that depending on the program you use to show them and the screen resolution of the device or projector, the formatting can easily get skewed or even lost. But luckily, you can easily convert from PowerPoint to PDF – online and for free.  Continue reading Convert From Microsoft PowerPoint to PDF [Tutorial]