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The sense and nonsense of standardization in print

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The Ghent Workgroup has been active in the 'standardization for print' arena since 2002, so for more than 17 years. But why was the group started? Where did it originate and with what purpose? And more importantly, does the effort spent on...

Self driving PDF - The Future of Workflow Automation

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The total dimensions of printed paper is shrinking, whereas the number of pages and files that are printed is increasing. This was only economically viable, because at the same time workflow automation was on the rise. PDF software has to support...

The bleeding edge

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Detecting and adding bleed has never been easy. We have done a lot to improve this. Join this session to learn what is new in this field in pdfToolbox 11! 01:25 - New Process Plan ‘Check and Fix bleed’ 05:58 - Demo of ‘Check...

UI & Test mode improvements in pdfToolbox 11

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pdfToolbox 11 is packed with 'smaller' new features, such as UI and Test mode improvements. Remember that smaller doesn’t necessarily mean unimportant! 00:45 - New sidebar 01:06 - Hidden feature - View hidden 03:50 -...

Colors in pdfToolbox 11

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Color conversions remain an essential part of many workflows. This session at the VIP Event in Riga presents new possibilities to handling color conversions with or without variables and how to solve related overprint problems. 01:55...

What is a preflight Check and how do I create one?

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Often the best thing you can do is search for an existing preflight Check that matches more or less what you want to do, and duplicate that. But sometimes it's quicker or necessary to create an entirely new Check. So, how do we do that?

The callas software GitHub repository

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In 2017, callas software introduced a temporary GitHub account that was used to maintain a new Place Content template. In 2018, the callas GitHub account went live and it handles much more. This session gives an overview of why...

Converting PDF's to an ISO standard

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If you have established that you want to work with the ISO PDF/X-1a or PDF/X-4 standard, the next question is what you do with PDF documents that are not compliant to those standards. callas pdfToolbox can help you to convert the...

How to use pdfToolbox CLI

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pdfToolbox can be integrated into a webstore or automation system with great ease through the use of pdfToolbox CLI: the command-line version of the product. How do you get going with that and where can you find help?

Using DeviceLinks in pdfToolbox

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DeviceLink profiles are specialised ICC Profiles that are very useful for color conversions, TAC reductions or ink save. This session goes into the theory behind them, but also explains how and where in pdfToolbox you can use them...