Collecting Data Using PDF Forms

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  • April 6, 2015
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In his keynote address at the 2014 Hadoop Summit, Hortonworks CEO Rob Bearden estimated that the “digital universe will grow from 3.2 zettabytes today to 40 zettabytes in only six years.” With one zettabyte equaling somewhere near one billion terabytes, that’s quite a bit of information that needs t…

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Addressing Common Problems When Printing PDFs

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  • March 30, 2015
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The main goal of the PDF file format was to create the means for presenting documents in a “manner independent of application software, hardware and operating system.” One notable function that’s missing? Printing the document.

This is not to say that it isn’t as easy to print a paper copy of a P…

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PDFs for Presentation Decks

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  • March 23, 2015
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Since it came to market in 1990, Microsoft PowerPoint has been the go-to software for presentations. It’s used by so many people that we often say we’re going to create a “PowerPoint presentation” instead of just a presentation, slideshow or deck.

Over time, other presentation software applicatio…

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Is PDF the Right Format for School Transcripts?

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  • March 16, 2015
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If you’ve ever applied to college, graduate school or certain jobs, you may remember the process of requesting high school or college transcripts as a rather lengthy one. First, you made a request by filling out a form and mailing it to an office at your old school. Then a mysterious administrative…

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PDF Documents – Why Convert When You Can Create?

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  • March 9, 2015
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Whenever you need to convert a computer file from one file type to another there can be problems. Many times, the issues you encounter when converting a document created by some type of word processing software into a PDF file are easily fixed.

Proper formatting, ensuring that settings are correc…

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An Introduction to PDF Encryption

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  • March 2, 2015
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There are many advantages to using PDF software when creating documents. Some people choose this type of application because it allows anyone, on any type of computer or device, to view their content. Others like the ability to collect data through PDF forms, while others still choose pdf software f…

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When PDF Beats ZIP

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  • February 16, 2015
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When PDF Beats ZIP for Attaching and Extracting Files

There are many benefits to using pdf software for creating all sorts of documents, including forms, eBooks, and user manuals. PDF software allows you to insert images and drawings into the document, encrypt sensitive files, redact confidential…

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Foxit Cloud

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  • February 9, 2015
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Documents and Forms Anywhere with Foxit Cloud

Using PDF software to create documents gives you the ability to share content with readers on any device or computing platform as long as they have a PDF reader installed. Since PDF readers are free from the major pdf software companies, such as Foxit…

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Linking to Pages or Destinations Within PDFs

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  • February 2, 2015
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When it comes to providing reference to another piece of content, nothing beats the mighty hyperlink when you’re browsing the web. Whether the referenced content is contained in the same web page, document or on another server, a simple hyperlink gets readers there.

The power of hyperlinks, howev…

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How to Convert a Scanned PDF File to Text

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  • January 25, 2015
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Not everyone uses PDF software from the onset of document creation, even though they can. In fact, because of all the most recent features added to professional pdf software such as Foxit PhantomPDF, the ideal way to create a document in the PDF format is to use your PDF software from the very begin…

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