Redacting a PDF document is not rocket science

Time and time again information is being disclosed in high-profile legal cases because of epic redaction fails.
It is true, that the PDF format has its specifics, that make redaction somewhat tricky, but understanding the basics and using the right tools makes it simple and efficient.

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PDF/UA – with focus on accessibility

Among all the variety of different existing variants of PDF, PDF/UA is definitely the one that shall become the most widespread. In a digital era, the Web became the major way to get around with many aspects of life, and people must do more and more interactions digitally. Such entities as state authorities, suppliers of services, banks, etc., publish an increasing number of documents on their websites. When people deal with them, more and more of self-service, self-engagement is expected, which means all the people shall be equally able to use those documents effectively. But worldwide there are an estimated 253 million people with vision impairment; and from 3 to 7 percent suffer from reading disorder (dyslexia). Therefore, the documents must be provided in a form that allows those people to access the information on their own. And that’s exactly what PDF/UA is about: providing all people equal accessibility to information in documents by using just one universal format.

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ABBYY FineReader celebrates 25 years on the market

The end of the year is time for recollection and reflection. This year we have something big to be thankful and proud of: ABBYY FineReader celebrates 25 years on the market! Today a powerful PDF editing application drawing its power from exceptional quality OCR, FineReader has come a long way and undergone some transformations since its launch back in 1993.

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Scanned PDF: friend or foe?

Large enterprises receive and produce thousands of documents every day. Success in business is determined by their ability to effectively manage those documents and make the most out of the information they contain. So they can run their operations efficiently, serve their customers and partners well and grow their businesses. According to ABBYY surveys… Read more