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Understanding U.S. Copyrights and PDFs*
Can You Print and Distribute Someone Else’s Intellectual Property? When does a document become copyrighted? What is digital rights management, and how do they apply to PDFs? Is it legal to make copies of PDFs? This article answers FAQs about DRM, copyrights, and PDF documents. Copyright is a term that generally refers to protecting the …
Need to OCR a PDF? What Optical Character Recognition Means
Definition of Optical Character Recognition and How It’s Used in Scanning Technology What is the meaning of OCR in scanning and PDF terminology? How does optical character recognition work? Why would you need to know about OCR technology? Optical character recognition, or OCR, is a useful piece of technology for scanning documents and images. OCR …
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Can PDFs Contain Viruses? Understanding Malware
PDF viruses are rare, but it happens. Malware can be attached to any type of file, and delivered through many means. How to scan files for free before opening.
Working With PDFs and Google Drive
Google Drive is one of the best ways to create and share documents. It allows users to view, share and collaborate on documents. Does Google Drive work with PDFs?
5 Ways PDFs Make Life Easier
Why Use PDF File Formats? 5 Benefits of PDFs In this article, we’ll be going through some of the many ways that PDFs make document sharing easier in your digital life. PDF stands for portable document format and is commonly used for presenting and transferring information without losing formatting settings between computer systems. PDFs are …
How to Search For Words in a PDF
This article explains how to use the “Find” function on your Windows or Apple computer to find a word or phrase in a PDF, document or web page.
How To Upload PDF Files & Docs Online
What does it mean to upload a PDF? In this article, we’ll be going through how you can upload PDFs, and websites that are best for uploading PDFs.
What is a ZIP file?
Quick and easy to follow steps to zip larger files and PDFs, so you can share them online.