Portable Document Format

Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems. Each PDF file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout flat document, including the text, fonts, graphics, and other information needed to display it. In 1991, Adobe Systems co-founder John Warnock outlined a system called "Camelot" that evolved into PDF.
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  • What Do Ben Franklin and G.I. Joe Have in Common?

    … Paper of 1922. However, once the Portable Document Format (PDF) became an industry standard in 1993, a number of businesses began offering downloadable white papers free of charge. The idea behind these documents wasn’t to blatantly advertise, but rather to provide readers with information on various technologies, products, services, or methods…

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