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Able2Extract Giveaway

 UPDATE: The Able2Extract 12 giveaway is now officially closed. Thanks to everyone for participating and making the giveaway a success. We’ll be announcing winners May 4th. Stay tuned for the announcement to find out if you’ve won. Good luck to all!

Would you like to get a professional productivity-boosting software that can help you to get the most out of your PDF files for FREE? Yes? Well, today is your lucky day!

Don’t miss out on the exclusive opportunity to win a lifetime license for Able2Extract Professional 12 valued at $149.95.

Duration

The giveaway of 5 (five) Able2Extract Pro 12 lifetime license PINs will last for 3 weeks, starting from today – April 10th. Entries can be submitted until midnight April 27th, Eastern Standard Time (EST). We’ll announce the end of the giveaway and giveaway winners on all of our social media accounts and by updating this blog post.

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PDF To Excel Conversion: Fixing Misplaced Column Content

How to fix misplaced text in PDF to Excel conversion

PDF to Excel conversion is probably the most problematic conversion of them all. Why? Because PDFs don’t contain formatting or rows & columns unless they’re tagged. Furthermore, chances that you’re dealing with a tagged PDF are really slim, to say the least.  

Bottom line, you need to accept the fact that you won’t get an accurate PDF to Excel conversion, right? Wrong! We’ll show you how to save yourself from having to clean up hundreds of misaligned and poorly formatted rows and columns as a result of the poor conversion.

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Pros & Cons of Open Source in Business

Arguments for and against open source in a business place

FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) is software whose source code is openly shared with anyone. In plain words, this means that anyone can freely access, distribute and modify such software. Contrary to it, proprietary software is copyrighted and the source code is not available.

Both the open source and the commercial movement have strong advocates in their ranks. One argument is that the open-source method of developing software is far superior to commercial methods. Others disagree and point out the importance of performance assurance delivered by a successful commercial company.

One thing is for sure, FOSS has come a long way since the 80s. Back then running your business on open-source software was unimaginable. Now, FOSS has made its way into the computers of many enterprises such as Amazon, IBM, and Google, just to name a few.

The times of open source software being met with skepticism by entrepreneurs and business professionals are long behind us. FOSS has become mainstream. Why? It’s simple, open-source software offers many compelling benefits to the business sector.

But, just like with anything else in life, there are two sides to the coin. Using open source in the business place has some drawbacks that need to be considered too.

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PDF Evolution: ISO Standards, Subsets, Versions and Types

PDF versions and subsets

The Portable Document Format (PDF) was created by Adobe in the last decade of the 20th century.

  • 1991 Dr. John Warnock, Adobe’s co-founder, started The Camelot Project
  • 1992 – Camelot evolved into PDF
  • 1993 – The tools for creating and viewing PDFs were released

The format was developed with the idea that every document should be readable and printable on any device while preserving the fidelity of the content.

PDF Versions

As expected, the format wasn’t popular from the start. Nevertheless, the PDF evolved steadily over the years to become one of the most used electronic document file formats today.

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How To Insert Blank Pages Into Your PDF

Insert blank PDF pages

Most people roll their eyes when they need to edit a PDF. Why? Because PDF editing is difficult.  After all, the idea behind the PDF is that it’s meant to be read-only and not edited.

Have you ever tried adding new pages to your PDF file? Not an easy task without a dedicated PDF tool, right? Sure, you can convert your PDF file to Word online, add the pages in MS Word, then enter text and convert back to PDF, but that is a hassle that takes too much time and kills your productivity. Especially if you have to do it on regular basis.

A much better alternative for inserting blank pages to PDF files is to use Able2Extract Professional. This way, you can fully customize the appearance of your document and save valuable time in the process.

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