10 Facts About PDF #infographic

10 Facts About PDF #infographic

We love lists, and hope you love them too! We have now a list of 10 facts on formatting a PDF file.

To the list is added a fun infographic and we hope you will like it.

There are of course so many facts about one of the most common file formats on the planet, but Gorilla counts only to 10.

Here is a list of 10 main facts relating to PDF.

  • PDF is invention of Adobe Systems. It was developed in the early 1990's and was officially announced at the January 1993 Windows and OS Conference.
  • PDF is separate from software and hardware, and can be downloaded from any device. PDFs maintain their original formatting no matter which machine they are accessed from.
  • The project was initially known as The Camelot Project. Afterwards it changed to Carousel.
  • You can customize web related PDF files. You can add a web friendly filename, identify a good title and meta description, add headings to organize your PDF, insert links, put it on a website as a regular page, and minimize the PDF file size.
  • The Acrobat Reader was originally costing $50
  • DF is the most prevalent file extension on the Internet. See for yourself and try the file form: Google Search Operator can restrict results to a specific file type. Hardware filetype for example: pdf would result in PDF files with the word "hardware" inside. Seek the same for different types of data, and compare numbers of results.
  • Among PDF's early adopters were the US tax authorities. The company gave out tax forms as PDF files.
  • PDF stands for protection. You can add can security levels, and use passwords to encrypt your PDF files.
  • PDF is standardized according to ISO for 15 years after invention (1993-2008). PDF pdf
  • 1.7 (and beyond) Adobe Systems became ISO 32000:1:2008 standard in 2008. In July 2017 a new version was released which is the ISO 32000-2:2017 PDF format.
  • PDF can include connections, buttons, form fields, audio , video and business logic

10 Facts About PDF #infographic

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