Choosing a PDF tool – Part 2: How to convert files from PDF to Word and vice versa and other formats
PDF and Microsoft® Word are probably the most common file formats in the office environment. Many common tasks require users to convert from one format to the other —reusing content for other purposes, editing the text with changes tracked, or sharing a final document with revised layout and formatting, for example.
How to do long-term digital document preservation correctly?
Digital Archiving enables e-discovery, litigation support and regulatory compliance and facilitates data analytics. Read more about how to preserve documents from paper and digital input channels as accessible and searchable PDF/A assets with FineReader Server.
Introducing FineReader 15
The smarter PDF solution With the latest version of its universal PDF tool for Windows, ABBYY has packed in a host of enhancements to the PDF functionality, along with smoothly integrated AI-based OCR technology for more sophisticated document conversion and a brand new export option to compare documents.
Are you still comparing documents manually?
Do you also spend hours manually checking changes in updated document versions line by line, word by word? Have you encountered a situation when your teammate forgot to turn on the “track changes” mode in Microsoft® Word and you had to painfully look for those edits or use compare documents function in Word itself? Just think of all the time and resources wasted on printing, proofreading and re-checking your own and other people’s edits.
Choosing a PDF tool - Part 1: should you care about its OCR capabilities?
Yes, you should! “What is OCR?” you may ask, “I do not need OCR, I just want to open my PDFs” According to statistics presented at the PDF Days 2018 conference, organized by the PDF association, one quarter of PDF documents are “image-only” (non-searchable) PDF documents.
ABA TECHSHOW 2019: Law firms to embrace technologies for success
Law firms that embrace technologies stay ahead of the curve was the keynote for this year’s ABA TECHSHOW® Conference and EXPO held by the American Bar Association (ABA) Law Practice Division in Chicago, USA, February 27 - March 2, 2019 under the motto “Bringing Lawyers & Technology Together”.
What do PDFs have to do with the GDPR?
With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) being applicable in all member states of the European Union as of 25th May 2018, companies of all sizes and industries are bound to define processes and systems to manage personal data in a more structured and reliable way than ever before. Obviously, the first thing that comes to mind are customer databases, CRM systems, marketing automation tools. But what about documents?
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. Why do redaction “accidents” happen? For sure placing black bars over the text lines will not do the job.
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.