Using the Fujitsu ScanSnap with PDFpen

Philip Blog, PDFpen, PDFpen Tips, ScanSnap

We are often asked if PDFpen supports the popular Fujitsu ScanSnap scanners. Support is not built into OS X for these scanners, so PDFpen cannot detect them when connected using its “Import from Scanner” command. With a little configuration, however, the software that comes with the ScanSnap, ScanSnap Manager, makes it easy to scan direct to PDFpen. Here's how: To configure, …

Creating a PDF from HTML help docs with PDFpenPro 5

Philip Blog, PDFpen, PDFpen Tips

PDFpenPro 5 is the ability to create a PDF from HTML files or a web site. Customers often ask for a printable copy of the help with our products. The help is initially created in HTML that can be indexed and viewed through Apple’s Help Viewer, and also viewed in a web browser. To print it, however, would mean going …

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 …