Ted Landau reports on a problem that built-in OS X apps like Preview have displaying fonts in some PDFs in Mac OS X 10.5.5.
With all the attention focused on Adobe’s Creative Suite products, James Dempsey looks at the one part of the CS4 puzzle that’s already available—Acrobat 9 Pro, which debuted this past summer.
While this month’s OS X 10.5.5 update fixes a number of bugs, it also introduces some new ones, such as third-party apps that have problems with the update. Ted Landau looks at two such instances.
PDFpen 4.0 adds basic OCR capabilities and other new features.
While you can view PDFs in a browser window using Safari, you have no such luxury with Firefox 3. But now there’s an extension called ‘firefox-mac-pdf’ allows you to do just that.
Minor to moderate improvements and enhancements abound for all with Acrobat 9 Pro. Look for streamlined document collaboration and review and easier form creation and distribution.
PDFpen, the PDF editing tool, has been updated to handle newer PDFs that follow different specifications.
AutofillPDF-Labels helps speed up label making, and supports any PDF software.
Adobe has released Reader 9, a new version of its PDF reading software for Mac OS X.
The ISO has approved PDF as an international standard.