PDF (Portable Document Format) is document format independent of system’s hardware and software and can be opened on any system using designated software. However, unlike Microsoft Word and other word processing software, it is extremely cumbersome to extract desired information such as figures and tables from PDF documents. Special software have been developed which allow users to extract information from PDF documents. Tabula and ByteScout PDF multitool are two of such software. In this article [...]
ByteScout updated developer library PDF Generator SDK for JavaScript 1.12.125.What's new PDF Generator SDK for JS 1.12.125:German special characters (also known as Umlaut) supporting fixed;improved checks against control characters in input text;support for some Android PDF viewers improved: was incorrectly wrapping text lines which caused incorrect placement while viewed on some Android devices;minor fixes.
The harvest of ByteScout team is ready!1) BarCode Reader SDK 8.10.1220 (July 31, 2014). What's new:improved reading of images with noise;improved PDF reading support;(Pro License) new method .SplitDocument() to split PDF and TIFF files;(Pro License) new source code samples on splitting PDF and TIFF documents;(Pro License) new method to extract pages from PDF or TIFF: ExtractPageFromDocument();stability improvements;Interleaved 2 of 5 barcode reading improved;documentation and samples updated2) BarCode Reader 8.10.1220 (July 31, 2014). What's new:improved reading of barcodes [...]
ByteScout's updated PDF Extractor SDK. Here are the 3 most important features this version 5.00.1626:Advanced text search (with support for regular expressions, word matching options and more).Image to text support (OCR - Optical Character Recognition, includes support for English, German, Spanish and other languages).Special mode to repair damaged text (when PDF shows correct text but copies damaged text - this is caused by some pdf generators).Simply put, the OCR supporting is added in the PDF Extractor SDK 5.00.162. For [...]
What's new ByteScout PDF Generator SDK for Javascript 1.10.105:text output issues fixed;JPG images supporting improved: now PDF files with JPG images are much smaller;minor bug-fixes.More detail info about PDF Generator SDK for JS
Several file formats are in use to store documents and images. Every file formats have some pros and cons. Tagged Image file format (TIFF) and Portable Document Format (PDF) are two of the most widely used Image formats. Both of these document formats have few advantages and certain limitations and they are used in different situations. This article deals with the advantages, disadvantages and comparisons of these formats. Let us first discuss the TIFF file [...]
 Difference between PDF/A and PDF Following table contains the difference between the PDF/A and PDF document format. Criteria PDF/A PDF Storage Duration Long Term Storage Short Term Storage Graphics and Fonts Embedded within the PDF/A file No Need to embed within the document. Executable Content Doesn’t allow video, audio and other executable content. Can embed executable content within the document. External References(Links) Doesn’t allow external links and references in the document. Allows external links and [...]
PDF/A (Archival)PDF/A (Archival Portable Document Format) or commonly referred as the archival PDF is a type of standard PDF, which is used to store information for a longer period of time as compared to the traditional PDF. PDF/A is an ISO standardized variation of PDF and is widely used to preserve electronic documents and files, digitally for longer periods of time. History and PurposeThe traditional PDF document format relies on lots of external information when [...]
read the first part hereThe Initial SlumpHowever, despite of these phenomenal benefits, this new file format was very slow to take off and garner immediate popularity among designers. One of the biggest reasons to this very slow journey to success is was that the Adobe Reader was a paid application initially. Secondly, many people were simply not prepared to think out of the box and failed to recognize the endless opportunities that this new file [...]
The abbreviation PDF stands for Portable Document Format that is a multi-format file format developed by Adobe Systems. PDF captures formatted documents such as images, fonts, document texts and even does formatting of documents from variety of Desktop Publishing Applications. The greatest advantage of PDF is that it contains color-accurate information, it prints the documents as it is as they appear on your screen. You need Adobe reader, free software distributed by Adobe Systems to [...]