Re: What is PDF? (Re: PRE)

John Xu (
Tue, 02 May 95 10:28:00 P

From: John Xu <>
To: www-html <>
Subject: RE: What is PDF? (Re: PRE)
Date: Tue, 02 May 95 10:28:00 P
Message-Id: <2FA65DBB@hamachi>

PDF stands for Portable Document Format. It's a specification by Adobe.

There are couple of viewers for the PDF files: AcroBat Reader and Acrobat 
The current Acrobat Exchange has a plug in to support Hyperlink with the 
help of Netscape
client program.

You can get more information by connecting to

From: www-html
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Subject: What is PDF? (Re: PRE)
Date: Monday, May 01, 1995 9:15AM

> Yes you can  control the spacing. But not  if you use HTML.  HTML is a
> content markup language *NOT* a text  setting system. If you insist on
> double spacing, pick  one of the many languages which  allow you that;
> to mention a few: PDF, PostScript and (La)TeX.

What is ``PDF''?  I've heard that it's a Web formatting language.
Where can I get more information about it?  Thanks in advance.

Noritoshi Demizu, OMRON Corporation