Tag Archives: Document Archiving

What is PDF?

A PDF describes a file format. It’s not Adobe, or Acrobat – though Adobe, and it’s Acrobat product, are huge players in the PDF world. Typically, its file name has a suffix of “pdf”. What is PDF good for? PDF stands for “Portable Document Format”. It is an open standard embraced by the International Standards […]


Searchable PDF & Chocolate Cake

Use Searchable PDFs to Boost SEO, Content Search There is a difference between chocolate cake, and a picture of chocolate cake. So too with PDFs… Not all PDFs contain searchable text. You might see text, but it may not be searchable. Sometimes there is only a picture of your document’s text inside the PDF. This […]


Alphabet Soup: Managing Your PDFs and ISO

A PDF is a PDF is a PDF, right? The ubiquitous PDF—or portable document format—was first released by Adobe in 1992. It’s the standard for encoding documents in a portable “as printed” form. And it’s the way many of us save, share and distribute documents. Yet, for manufacturers and companies who comply with global ISO […]