Comparing PDFs: How To Spot the Differences

Comparing PDFs: How To Spot the Differences

You may have, on occasion, seen a newspaper or magazine feature where there are two pictures or illustrations side by side that are very similar. And the instructions direct you to spot the differences between the two. Invariably, the first few differences are quickly and easily spotted, drawing you into its trap and wasting precious minutes of your life which you will never, ever get back again. You’re trying to pinpoint the last few differences which you know are there,…

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DeveloperWeek 2017: The Top 3 Questions We Got Asked

DeveloperWeek 2017: The Top 3 Questions We Got Asked

When we exhibit at conferences and trade shows, we often receive a variety of different questions from attendees. DeveloperWeek 2017 was no exception. Curious what the top 3 questions we ran into were? PDF optimization HTML to PDF conversion Running a PDF processing tool on a web server 1. PDF optimization PDF optimization is an interesting problem, and is one that I feel will keep on coming back at different trade shows – at least in the near feature. PDF…

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Sony DADC URMS: Flexible Protection for the Modern Reader

Sony DADC URMS: Flexible Protection for the Modern Reader

At the London Book Fair, Datalogics and Sony co-sponsored a booth dedicated to Sony DADC URMS, a user rights management solution for eBook technology. When we started this journey with Sony, they had just expanded their gaming and video rights solution into the eBook market, while we continued our long history of licensing and support for digital rights management. The partnership always made sense. However, in the beginning, there weren’t many tools on the market that supported URMS, making it…

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Adding Headers and Footers to an Existing PDF

Adding Headers and Footers to an Existing PDF

In my last post, we looked at the PDF Library’s basic text creation methods in an application written to solve a real world problem. Recently, I was asked how to use the PDF Library to add headers and footers to existing PDFs without writing over the existing content. Of course, we can utilize the same API methods that we used in the previous example to create the text, but how will the application know if there is enough room to place the text and how…

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