Monthly Archives: May 2006

Why the Checkerboard?

Sometimes you’ll see the checkerboard pattern on a spread in the Pages palette (indicating that there is some transparency on the page somewhere), but you might not know what is causing it. Perhaps everything looks opaque on the page, but that pattern tells you otherwise. Many people don’t realize that adding a drop shadow or […]

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Software Management of PDF Documents within Organizations Large and Small Just Got a Whole Lot Simpler with Absolute PDF Server

The newest software release from, the leading developer of PDF conversion solutions, offers both PDF extraction and creation functions on a server base for the first time ever. This means that PDF conversion capability, instead of being available only on individual desktops, is now available to all units in an enterprise. For IT administrators, […]

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LinkOptimizer 1.5 for InDesign Released

Zevrix Solutions today announced the release of version 1.5 of LinkOptimizer, the solution for reducing the size of images linked to Adobe InDesign document automatically. LinkOptimizer helps users save valuable storage space, time and reduce production costs by eliminating excessive image data. The program automatically reduces the size of linked images with an effective resolution […]

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High-Logic Releases FontCreator 5.5 for Windows

High-Logic, a worldwide leader in font editing and font management software, is furthering its commitment to the typography community by announcing the release of FontCreator™ 5.5. FontCreator is a full-featured font editor that lets you easily select and modify the entire character set of any TrueType® font and fonts based on OpenType® font technology. Features […]

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Review: QuarkXPress 7

The first thing to get straight when evaluating QuarkXPress 7 is that with three million registered users worldwide, Quark is more focused on keeping existing customers happy than on converting Adobe InDesign users to QuarkXPress. While many people have switched to InDesign, many more have stayed with QuarkXPress, just biding their time. The newly released […]

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