Category: Tips and tricks

Edit and manage PDF attachments in the webPDF Portal

PDF documents can also have attachments. These may need to be reorganised and managed. You can then use webPDF to add, remove as well as detach PDF attachments. How do you add attachments to PDF documents? First, you load your PDF file into the web portal and then open it: Then click on the Attachment…




Add comments to your PDF document

Insert comments / annotations / note in a PDF document With the webPDF portal, you can customise and edit your PDF documents to suit your individual needs. In addition to inserting watermarks or barcodes, you can also add comments and notes. With this function you have the possibility to comment on your content and to…




How to integrate fax documents into the workflow

Unbelievable, but true: The fax machine is still in use in 2021! – The fax machine was first introduced at CeBIT in 1990, and 30 years later – people are still faxing. In that sense, it’s a real success story. However, with a drop of bitterness: If one has to work with fax documents, then…


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Creating accessible PDF documents (part 2/3)

What exactly does an accessible PDF look like? After our general introduction (part 1/3), what exactly accessibility means, this second part will show how an accessible PDF document can look like. First of all: In general, a PDF document should always be easy to read, here pay attention to appropriate layout/high contrast, so that even…




How to optimise your PDf documents with OCR

Using OCR for PDF? Isn’t that a contradiction? You might think so at first, since PDF documents are already digital and OCR technology (Optical Character Recognition) is primarily known for helping to digitise paper documents. However, OCR can also help to facilitate work with PDF documents and a good OCR tool should be able to…


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Everything you need to know about the electronic signature

For all documents that require a signature, you need a corresponding substitute for the digital equivalent, i.e. an electronic signature (sometimes also called an e-signature). You can compare advanced electronic signatures to a kind of seal. Digital documents can be secured in this way. This means that you can check the authenticity of the person…




Statistics on the use of webPDF

With webPDF, you have access to a comprehensive record of all operations carried out by the web services. The daily generated data also offers further possibilities for individual statistical evaluations. Recording of data via XML webPDF records all operations of the web services daily and saves them in an XML file as a log on…




Passwords and security settings for your PDF documents

webPDF offers the possibility to password protect PDF documents and to set various security settings. What does password protection mean for a PDF document? Depending on the password protection used, the document can no longer be opened or edited without a password. A distinction is made between the main password (owner password) and the user…




Reorganise PDF documents

Page management in PDF With the help of webPDF, PDF documents can be reorganised. webPDF offers the possibility to rotate, sort and remove pages of the PDF document. In addition, the page order can be changed at will by simply moving pages in the document. Via the webPDF web portal, this can be done either…




Matterhorn Protocol 1.1 available

The PDF Association and the UA Technical Working Group have announced that version 1.1 of the Matterhorn protocol is available. This is the 2021 updated version with new error condition and several clarifications. Click here for more info… Version 1.1. is available now and consists of 31 checkpoints covering 136 error conditions. What is the…