The most important barcode formats at a glance

Attaching and reading barcodes on PDFs with webPDF What are the advantages of working with barcodes? If you add barcodes to documents in PDF format, this has the strong advantage that you can recognize and assign your documents at any time. Why barcodes are worthwhile? Working with barcodes improves the workflow and accelerates the work

Digital tool for employees – advantages of the webPDF portal

What are the advantages of a portal? A portal is a system in which a group of users/employees are provided with certain applications and tools. The advantage for companies here is, among other things, the bundling of information and the convenient exchange of data. Employees can therefore access different applications via a portal or a

The dream of a paperless office

Since digitalisation has had a decisive influence on our everyday work and countless things can be done online or from a smartphone, the idea of paperless work has also been haunting offices and the media. But can this idea be implemented at all? According to a survey by bitkom, every second company in Germany wants

Convert documents over bridges with Office and SharePoint

Various possibilities of conversion with webPDF With webPDF it is possible to convert countless formats. Among other things, you can convert HTML and websites into PDF documents very comfortably. In addition, there is the function of e-mail conversion. So you can convert e-mails in Outlook (MSG) or MIME (EML) format into PDF documents. Furthermore, there

Happy Birthday: 25 years PDF

The most important data format in today’s working world, whether it is online application, e-mail archiving or longtime archiving, is undisputedly the Portable Document Format (PDF). What does the abbreviation PDF mean? PDF stands for Portable Document Format. It is a platform-independent file format for documents that was developed and published by Adobe Systems in

Working with barcodes in PDF documents

A representation of data that is readable electronically or optoelectronically is called a barcode or bar code. These are generally groups of linear and variously patterned bars and spaces. There are also 2D barcodes consisting of differently shaped geometric patterns, which contain information in a smaller amount of space. A so-called QR code consists of

How-to: Using the OCR webservice of webPDF 7

In this example the use of the OCR webservice of webPDF is presented. The OCR functions in webPDF are based on tesseract. By default the languages German, English, French, Spanish and Italian are supported. Languages can be added in the tesseract folder (see the webPDF manual for details). Currently languages with a “Multibyte Character Set”

How to use the webservices of webPDF 7 with options

This example shows how to pass options to the webservices of webPDF. In addition to the well-known “Converter” webservice, a second webPDF webservice called “Toolbox” is used in this example.  This example is based on our text “How to use the web services of webPDF 7“. If you don’t know this yet, it is recommended

Furnishing technical support information for webPDF

Technical support often involves cases where additional information is needed to either better understand certain situations or master the problem being reported. The goal here is to resolve the support issue with the least amount of effort (in terms of time and tasks) on the part of the customer. Starting with Version 7, webPDF has


PDF Days Europe 2018 in Berlin

The PDF Days, which were initiated by the PDF Association, have been taking place since 2012 and are now an institution for everyone in the industry involved in the Portable Documenta Format (transportable document format) or for anyone who wants to find out about trends and innovations in this area. Ofcourse you have to distinguish