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ALSO CALLED: Portable Document Format, Adobe Portable Document Format
DEFINITION: PDF is also an abbreviation for the Netware Printer Definition File.PDF (Portable Document Format) is a file format that has captured all the elements of a printed document as an electronic image that you can view, navigate, print, or forward to someone else. PDF files are created using Adobe Acrobat , Acrobat Capture, or similar products. To view and use the files, you need the free Acrobat Reader,  … 
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Attack of the PDF Documents: How Adobe’s PDF Format has become one of the top carriers of malware
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Since PDF has become so common on the Internet, with nearly every business using it as the document format of choice for delivering forms, articles, and whitepapers, the security problems and malware potential of PDF are far too tempting for the bad guys to ignore.
Posted: 11 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Apr 2011

Sophos, Inc.

Missing PDF Fonts: How Metadata Affects Text Optimization
sponsored by Amyuni Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This document is the second in a series of white papers that will explore the problem of missing font information in PDFs. Since its inception, the PDF has revolutionized the way individuals and businesses communicate and exchange information. The promise to maintain informational integrity and display content consistently across many platforms.
Posted: 18 Sep 2009 | Published: 18 Sep 2009

Amyuni Technologies

Enhanced faxing and PDF creation with 2007 Microsoft Office System & Exchange Server 2007
sponsored by Equisys Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn the limitations of fax implementations and how to overcome them, problems with document creation and delivery, and factors to consider if you decide to use a third party.
Posted: 20 Feb 2008 | Published: 20 Feb 2008

Equisys Inc.

Collaborative Reporting Architecture
sponsored by Actuate
WHITE PAPER: The Actuate® Enterprise Reporting platform is designed to create, maintain and deliver the structured account information required by today's most demanding Customer Self-Service and Online Channel applications for the words' l...
Posted: 17 Feb 2008 | Published: 03 Jan 2008

Actuate

Collaborative Reporting Architecture
sponsored by Actuate
WHITE PAPER: The Actuate® Enterprise Reporting platform is designed to create, maintain and deliver the structured account information required by today's most demanding Customer Self-Service and Online Channel applications for the words' l...
Posted: 07 Jan 2008 | Published: 03 Jan 2008

Actuate

Introduction to MTOM: A Hands-on Approach
sponsored by Crosscheck Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to enhance the electronic transmission of critical data across an SOA using a SOAP Message Transmission Optimization Mechanism.
Posted: 03 Jan 2008 | Published: 21 Dec 2007

Crosscheck Networks

Delivering on the Promise of eLearning
sponsored by Adobe Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers some of the reasons that institutions and enterprises are turning to eLearning to engage learners with ideas and information. It also gives suggestions for creating digital learning experiences that engage learners.
Posted: 19 Jul 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

Adobe Systems, Inc.
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PDF DEFINITION (continued): …  which you can easily download. Once you've downloaded the Reader, it will start automatically whenever you want to look at a PDF file.PDF files are especially useful for documents such as magazine articles, product brochures, or flyers in which you want to preserve the original graphic appearance online. A PDF file contains one or more page images, each of which you can zoom in on or out from. You can page forward and backward.The Acrobat product that lets you create PDF files sells in the $200-300 range. A non-Adobe alternative is a product called Niknak from 5D, a company in the UK. (The Reader … 
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