Why don’t some PDFs display properly outside Adobe software? Will PDFs ever become more accessible? And what to do when they get damaged?
A close look at just what macOS PDF support and Preview can do well, including a hidden file conversion feature.
A single character text can result in a PDF file with 160 lines. Mojave still generates PDF according to the 1999 standard. And why extracted text is all over the place.
I’ve been using PDFs for over 25 years, and have finally abandoned using Adobe’s software. Here’s a little history, and the first version of a new free PDF browser.
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Buried in the introduction to day 4, this became La Fontaine’s fable of Brother Philippe’s Geese, was painted by Boucher and others, entered French idiom, and was alluded to by a vanished painting by Gauguin.
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What do you do if your Mac starts up in the wrong language, or even worse if it’s stuck in the wrong keyboard when you’re trying to type in your password?