Cool Dash Hacks

COOL STUFF YOU CAN DO WITH DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE: Hacks from Dash The fact is, many people don’t even know there’s such a thing as document management software. Even people who do– gulp, including the people who USE our document management software–don’t know some of the amazingly things they can do with it. We know […]

Not all PDF’s are created equal

If might seem like PDF’s are all the same. That’s their evil plan! You’re supposed to think that. But, the PDF specification is pretty broad and allows for some pretty radical differences in the way they are constructed. It’s a great framework for developers wishing to create software to consistently display documents across many platforms. […]

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 […]

Find your document using full text search

Keyword search is easy. Content, maybe not so much. Unless you’re using Dash DDX. Our document management / document archive software makes it simple to search through large (or small) collections of documents looking for something in the body of the document itself. When I say large, I mean large: millions of documents. And rocket-fast […]

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 […]