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How can I convert PostScript files to PDF using pdfToolbox Server?
Background In pdfToolbox Server 5 there was a specific action that could be selected to convert PostScript (or EPS) files into PDF with specific PDF Settings. Because of the different way pdfToolbox Server 7 works, this...
The imposition action doesn't work anymore after changing a page size
Symptoms After editing the PageSizes.txt file to add a custom page size or change one of the built-in page sizes, every time I click on the "Arrange > Impose" action on the Switchboard, I get an error dialog box and the Impose...
How to move your pdfToolbox settings to another machine?
Background This article explains how you can move or copy your pdfToolbox settings to another computer. Instructions First of all, make sure the new computer has the same ICC profiles installed as the...
Do you have a complete price list in Euro / USD?
Yes, the latest price list is available via distributor Four Pees. To access the Reseller Guide, go to https://www.fourpees.com. Once you have registered as...
How to export (or import) multiple profiles at once?
Background It is quite easy to export (or even import) multiple profiles at once. Instructions Just go to the "Edit" dialog of the profiles (or chose "Create new callas Profile". Mark all...
Old installers callas pdfaPilot
On the download page you can download the current version of the software for different platforms. If you still need to access older versions, use the direct links on this page to do so. For even older...
Product activation does not work on Windows
Symptoms I have a valid license key for pdfaPilot or pdfToolbox (Desktop or Server). I have requested an activation file from callas and have dragged-and-dropped the received "License.txt" file on the activation window, but when...
I cannot activate my callas product as I don't have an Internet connection
Symptoms I have to install callas software on a system that doesn't have an Internet connection. The activation procedure requires an Internet connection to do the activation? How can I work around...
How to locate my callas preferences?
Background This article explains how you can locate your preferences for one of the callas products. This can be helpful if you want to make sure you have a backup, if some of the preferences got damaged or if you want to move your...
How to create a pdfToolbox Server job that generates preflight reports?
Background callas pdfToolbox Server 5 allowed you to create "Hot folders" which specified a preflight profile and which indicated which preflight report needed to be generated in case of success, warning or error. callas pdfToolbox...
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