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Questions on archiving PDF print files with PDF/A and PDF/X
Question: In which ISO format is print data best archived? Answer: As PDF/A is rather emphatic and distinctive about assuring long-term reproducibility or reutilization of PDFs, the print data that...
Questions on pdfToolbox: Warning "Invalid Compact Font"
Question: What does the error message “Corrupt Font. Invalid Compact Font” that arises in Acrobat after creating a preflight or inventory report mean? Answer: Some 3rd party plug-ins like PitStop...
Questions on command-line modules
Question: Can callas software command-line versions also be downloaded directly from the site? Answer: Yes. On Mac or Windows, download the server version of the product - this will include the CLI...
General questions on callas software products
Question: What is the target user group of the callas software pdfToolbox products? Answer: pdfToolbox Desktop is targeted towards people who want to manually inspect or correct PDF files. It can be...
DeviceLink Add-on for pdfToolbox Server
The callas DeviceLink Add-on Server enables you to perform conversions via the supplied DeviceLink profiles. It is a locked option of the callas pdfToolbox Server and therefore not available as a separate download. To activate it - a...
Integrated DeviceLink profiles
Definition This is a special variant of ICC profiles that maps a color conversion directly from the source to the target in ONE profile. Each color of the source color space is hence directly mapped to a specific color of the...
List of integrated DeviceLink profiles in pdfToolbox
RGB to CMYK
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...
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