PDFpen and the iPhone

Philip Blog, PDFpen, PDFpen Tips

It was a fairly painless experience. My buddy Edward and I went over to Pioneer Place mall in downtown Portland at around 2 pm, and we were about 80th in line. What stunned me is that within a half an hour of the store opening at 6 pm, we had our iPhones and were out the door. The Apple Store …

PDFpen Tip: Compilations Made Simple

Philip Blog, PDFpen Tips, TextExpander Tips

We got this email from BJ Strass, the publisher of Scooter Rider: I finally am getting around to letting you know how much PDFpen has helped me out. It has saved me countless hours of reworking and reformatting prior PDFs. I produce a small magazine and after 4 years we decided to offer full year Journals — all the issues …

PDFpen Tip: Math Margin Notes

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For a long time I’ve wanted to be able to add math margin notes to a PDF. With OS X’s PDF-based display, this seemed like it should be possible, but Acrobat doesn’t do it. It cannot accept PDFs that are drag/dropped or pasted. I was even considering writing some tool to do it, but I found the way: a combination …