Topic for Jan. 11, 2018 (KC7MM, NCS)
Format, from Adobe Systems
The PDF combines three technologies: (source: Wikipedia)
PostScriptpage description programming language, for generating the layout and graphics. Apple LaserWriter
PDF is a
binary format, not text. Can be read and displayed always, but searching and editing depend on its origins as
The PDF specification is an ISO standard, free for anyone to use, so many tools have been developed to work with PDF documents.
Evince, etc. Every Linux desktop comes with a default PDF reader. Search for