Preview now offers a tool to redact content from PDF documents. It’s simple to use, but is it safe, or could it lead to disclosure of sensitive information?
A little tidying for its first full release, and this PDF reader and analysis utility now runs native on Intel and Apple Silicon Macs.
Looks at plain text, CSV, XML, JSON, RTF, RTFD, .docx, .xlsx, and PDF. Which should you trust with your important documents in archives?
Preview has strange behaviour when adding and editing annotations, even in Catalina. It quickly gets upsetting and unreliable.
How your Mac’s security and privacy systems can cause duplicate copies of files to be written to your backups.
Dealing with protected PDFs in macOS: fully encrypted, and those with controls such as no printing or copying. Oh dear.
Emoji are no longer the only characters which come in full colour: OpenType-SVG fonts are now available in full colour too, and simple to use in macOS 10.14 and iOS 12.
This PDF contained 161 scanned pages from a book, but not one word could be accessed as text, despite using OCR on them. What can you do?
A great idea: tag blocks of text in a PDF and build them into reading order, so that they can be read out loud. How well does that work, then?
Open a PDF document, select a URL within it and Copy. Then paste it into a webpage for publication. Simple – but the URL then broke. Why?