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We’ve complied a full list of questions and answers (FAQ) to help you in your evaluation and full use of Visual Integrity software. This knowledgebase is updated frequently and new questions are added as received.

If you can not easily find what you need in the FAQ, please contact us at support@visual-integrity.com. There are always new tips & tricks that have not made it online yet and chances are that we have one that will work for you! If you can not find what you are looking for, ask a new question using this form or use the tab on the left side of your screen to get live help or leave a message.

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Advantage Support (2)

What’s included in Advantage Support?

Advantage Support is a 12-month subscription which ensures that you are always up-to-date and have support if you need it. Subscribers get all updates, upgrades, new versions and replacement software if needed. Access to the priority support queue is also … Continue reading

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How do I know if there is a new product upgrade?

All of our products have a small icon with two arrows in the lower left hand of the screen. This is the “About” box. Clicking on it will display your version number. Compare this to the version number of the … Continue reading

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ASCII (2)

What are my options for extracting text?

When using one of the text extraction tools — either via command-line or API, you can choose to: completely strip the text of white space, non-printing characters, etc extract text while preserving the placement of all characters on a page … Continue reading

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I need my extracted text to be formatted. Is this possible?

It depends on what you mean by “formatted”. With ASCII text, “formatted” means that the characters are in certain positions on a page. A few examples would be: when text is printed on a check, the text must be in … Continue reading

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BMP (1)

Which image format should I choose?

The image formats used on web sites are JPEG (or JPG), PNG and GIF. JPEG is best for images with many colors such as photos. GIF is best for line art, illustrations and drawings with limited color. PNG is the … Continue reading

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CGM (3)

CGM – Levels & Profiles

The Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) format is primarily used for the storage and exchange of technical data in industries such as Aerospace, Defense, Automotive, Oil & Gas. CGM files may contain vector graphics as well as raster images and font … Continue reading

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When should I choose vector or image mode?

There are two basic formats for graphics — vector and image. Vector graphics are made up of objects, lines, curves and text while images are made up of a collection of dots or pixels. Images are also referred to as … Continue reading

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CGM Format Overview

The Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) file format is used to render graphics in a wide range of technical applications. It is output by many specialized programs in the aerospace, semiconductor manufacturing, automotive and telecommunications industries. CGM is most commonly used … Continue reading

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Command Line Tools (1)

Can you describe the engine architecture?

All of Visual Integrity’s products are built upon the same framework. Some are scaled for enterprise use and some are packaged for ease-of-use on a Windows desktop. No matter which product you use, it is built upon our proven and … Continue reading

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Developers (14)

Can you describe the engine architecture?

All of Visual Integrity’s products are built upon the same framework. Some are scaled for enterprise use and some are packaged for ease-of-use on a Windows desktop. No matter which product you use, it is built upon our proven and … Continue reading

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Why should I choose your PDF output over all the others out there?

Visual Integrity is well know for turning PDF into other formats but our software is also an excellent choice for creating PDF files. Unlike other technologies which use printer-drivers as an intermediate step to create their PDF-files, we have developed core technology which … Continue reading

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Are Acrobat or GhostScript required?

No, neither Acrobat nor GhostScript are required. All of our products are standalone tools, completely self-contained, and based on our powerful engine developed, improved and extended over almost two decades. Our products are not based on print drivers as brokers … Continue reading

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Download & Installation (14)

How do I add the license number to a product when the trial period has ended?

When you purchase a product from Visual Integrity, you are assigned a serial number. This code is is used along with some other unique data to license your software. It also acts as your customer number. The download that you … Continue reading

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Do the products run on UNIX and Linux Versions such as RedHat?

Red Hat is our development platform so it’s the flavor we officially support. Since our software is developed with best practices and is very portable, it should run on other compliant Linux platforms. We have had customers report successful installations … Continue reading

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Are Acrobat or GhostScript required?

No, neither Acrobat nor GhostScript are required. All of our products are standalone tools, completely self-contained, and based on our powerful engine developed, improved and extended over almost two decades. Our products are not based on print drivers as brokers … Continue reading

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DXF (7)

Why won’t my drawing convert?

There are two types of PDF files — raster PDF and vector PDF. If your drawing will not convert, it is probably a scanned drawing saved as a raster PDF file. Unfortunately, there is no useful data in a raster … Continue reading

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When converting a CAD drawing, can I preserve the layers?

When a CAD drawing is saved as a PDF file, it still retains information about layers that can be extracted. When converting, pdf2cad looks at color attributes, or other definitions in the PDF file, to create layers. If the option … Continue reading

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When should I choose vector or image mode?

There are two basic formats for graphics — vector and image. Vector graphics are made up of objects, lines, curves and text while images are made up of a collection of dots or pixels. Images are also referred to as … Continue reading

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EMF (2)

How do I create a WMF file?

WMF files can be created in several ways on Microsoft Windows systems: Most applications support WMF and/or EMF in their Save As or Export menus. Ever since Office 2003, you can select graphics, in an application right-click on them, choose … Continue reading

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When should I choose vector or image mode?

There are two basic formats for graphics — vector and image. Vector graphics are made up of objects, lines, curves and text while images are made up of a collection of dots or pixels. Images are also referred to as … Continue reading

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EPS (4)

What Types of PostScript Files Need Conversion?

Many scientific and engineering applications are limited in their export capabilities but one common thread is that they can all output PostScript files. In order to take the output from these applications and use it in the documentation and book-building … Continue reading

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Why can’t I see this EPS file on screen?

The EPS format is derived from a printer language and was not intended for display. Some EPS graphics have a preview file attached to them, usually in the TIFF format so that they can be seen on-screen; others display as … Continue reading

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When should I choose vector or image mode?

There are two basic formats for graphics — vector and image. Vector graphics are made up of objects, lines, curves and text while images are made up of a collection of dots or pixels. Images are also referred to as … Continue reading

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File Formats (4)

When should I choose GIF?

GIF is a good format for any simple image with few colors. It is also the only image format that supports animation of a series of files. It is supported well on all browsers, including legacy versions of Internet Explorer. … Continue reading

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What is a lossy format?

Lossy and lossless are terms that describe whether or not an image can be recovered perfectly when it is uncompressed. With lossless compression (think “Loss -less”), all data that was originally in the file is completely restored when uncompressed. GIF … Continue reading

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When should I choose PNG?

Most of the time! PNG is a very versatile image format and is generally good in any situation. It’s a safe choice. It’s compact for an image format and supported well by both Web browsers and desktop applications such as … Continue reading

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FLY Batch (10)

Can you describe the engine architecture?

All of Visual Integrity’s products are built upon the same framework. Some are scaled for enterprise use and some are packaged for ease-of-use on a Windows desktop. No matter which product you use, it is built upon our proven and … Continue reading

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Are Acrobat or GhostScript required?

No, neither Acrobat nor GhostScript are required. All of our products are standalone tools, completely self-contained, and based on our powerful engine developed, improved and extended over almost two decades. Our products are not based on print drivers as brokers … Continue reading

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Where can I learn more about the conversion options?

There is a Help file included with the software. Just click on the Help button found in the bottom right corner of the software dialog. A new screen will open, with a table of content for all the available topics. … Continue reading

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FLY SDK (8)

Can you describe the engine architecture?

All of Visual Integrity’s products are built upon the same framework. Some are scaled for enterprise use and some are packaged for ease-of-use on a Windows desktop. No matter which product you use, it is built upon our proven and … Continue reading

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Are Acrobat or GhostScript required?

No, neither Acrobat nor GhostScript are required. All of our products are standalone tools, completely self-contained, and based on our powerful engine developed, improved and extended over almost two decades. Our products are not based on print drivers as brokers … Continue reading

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Where can I learn more about the conversion options?

There is a Help file included with the software. Just click on the Help button found in the bottom right corner of the software dialog. A new screen will open, with a table of content for all the available topics. … Continue reading

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Fonts & Text (10)

I can’t edit the text when I open the DXF file in AutoCAD. Why not?

If the PDF file contains characters, pdf2cad will convert them and map them as MTEXT objects in the DXF file. Unfortunately, when creating a PDF file from a CAD drawing, the text is not always retained. Sometimes it is “plotted” … Continue reading

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Why do I get a warning about unknown fonts at the end of the conversion?

This warning is to let you know that your PDF file uses non-standard fonts or font names. When this happens, you’ll probably notice that the text in your output file may look different than in the PDF when you open it … Continue reading

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I don’t want to worry about fonts and I need a perfect match for printing – What can I do?

If you do not need to edit the text, you can create a perfect vector object for each character. You can choose this by checking the “Convert Characters to Curves” option in the General tab of the Options menu. Every character … Continue reading

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General (1)

How do I add the license number to a product when the trial period has ended?

When you purchase a product from Visual Integrity, you are assigned a serial number. This code is is used along with some other unique data to license your software. It also acts as your customer number. The download that you … Continue reading

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Spotting the Difference – Vector and Raster PDF

It’s easy to tell whether your PDF file is a raster or vector format by viewing it in Adobe Acrobat.  This is important since the two file tyes are converted differently. Vector PDF files are best transformed through data extraction. … Continue reading

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Do the products run on UNIX and Linux Versions such as RedHat?

Red Hat is our development platform so it’s the flavor we officially support. Since our software is developed with best practices and is very portable, it should run on other compliant Linux platforms. We have had customers report successful installations … Continue reading

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GIF (2)

When should I choose GIF?

GIF is a good format for any simple image with few colors. It is also the only image format that supports animation of a series of files. It is supported well on all browsers, including legacy versions of Internet Explorer. … Continue reading

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Which image format should I choose?

The image formats used on web sites are JPEG (or JPG), PNG and GIF. JPEG is best for images with many colors such as photos. GIF is best for line art, illustrations and drawings with limited color. PNG is the … Continue reading

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HPGL (2)

When should I choose vector or image mode?

There are two basic formats for graphics — vector and image. Vector graphics are made up of objects, lines, curves and text while images are made up of a collection of dots or pixels. Images are also referred to as … Continue reading

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I can’t edit the text when I open the DXF file in AutoCAD. Why not?

If the PDF file contains characters, pdf2cad will convert them and map them as MTEXT objects in the DXF file. Unfortunately, when creating a PDF file from a CAD drawing, the text is not always retained. Sometimes it is “plotted” … Continue reading

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JPEG (2)

What is a lossy format?

Lossy and lossless are terms that describe whether or not an image can be recovered perfectly when it is uncompressed. With lossless compression (think “Loss -less”), all data that was originally in the file is completely restored when uncompressed. GIF … Continue reading

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Which image format should I choose?

The image formats used on web sites are JPEG (or JPG), PNG and GIF. JPEG is best for images with many colors such as photos. GIF is best for line art, illustrations and drawings with limited color. PNG is the … Continue reading

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META FLY (6)

Spotting the Difference – Vector and Raster PDF

It’s easy to tell whether your PDF file is a raster or vector format by viewing it in Adobe Acrobat.  This is important since the two file tyes are converted differently. Vector PDF files are best transformed through data extraction. … Continue reading

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Where can I learn more about the conversion options?

There is a Help file included with the software. Just click on the Help button found in the bottom right corner of the software dialog. A new screen will open, with a table of content for all the available topics. … Continue reading

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How do I select more than one file for conversion?

Converting multiple files is also called batch mode and all of our products support it. To specify more than one file, use the “Add” button. Once you have specified your first files, you can remove files and add files until … Continue reading

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MIF (2)

When do I need the MIF format?

If you need to provide graphics to someone using FrameMaker from Adobe or you are using it yourself, MIF is an important format. MIF stands for “Maker Interchange Format”. It’s an exchange format used extensively in the past in technical … Continue reading

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When should I choose vector or image mode?

There are two basic formats for graphics — vector and image. Vector graphics are made up of objects, lines, curves and text while images are made up of a collection of dots or pixels. Images are also referred to as … Continue reading

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PDF (8)

Steps for using PDF in Visio (WMF)

Using the results of pdf2picture or PDF FLY in Microsoft Visio pdf2picture and PDF FLY can both create files that Visio can import using the native Windows vector graphic format (WMF). It’s also possible for Visio to open DXF files … Continue reading

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Why should I choose your PDF output over all the others out there?

Visual Integrity is well know for turning PDF into other formats but our software is also an excellent choice for creating PDF files. Unlike other technologies which use printer-drivers as an intermediate step to create their PDF-files, we have developed core technology which … Continue reading

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How can I tell if my PDF file is a vector or a bitmap?

As easy way to see if your PDF file contains vector or bitmap content is to magnify the drawing to more than 800%. If you see smooth curves and straight lines, it’s a vector file and the conversion results will … Continue reading

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PDF & Microsoft Office (16)

Steps for using PDF in Visio (WMF)

Using the results of pdf2picture or PDF FLY in Microsoft Visio pdf2picture and PDF FLY can both create files that Visio can import using the native Windows vector graphic format (WMF). It’s also possible for Visio to open DXF files … Continue reading

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Why won’t my drawing convert?

There are two types of PDF files — raster PDF and vector PDF. If your drawing will not convert, it is probably a scanned drawing saved as a raster PDF file. Unfortunately, there is no useful data in a raster … Continue reading

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Using SVG in Visio is a Perfect Way to Unlock PDF Content

SVG in Visio is a versatile format for print and Web Now, you can easily use SVG in Visio and other ps applications. Scalable Vector Graphics, the W3C and HTML5 standard (SVG) is one of the vector output formats in … Continue reading

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PDF FLY (37)

Steps for using PDF in Visio (WMF)

Using the results of pdf2picture or PDF FLY in Microsoft Visio pdf2picture and PDF FLY can both create files that Visio can import using the native Windows vector graphic format (WMF). It’s also possible for Visio to open DXF files … Continue reading

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Spotting the Difference – Vector and Raster PDF

It’s easy to tell whether your PDF file is a raster or vector format by viewing it in Adobe Acrobat.  This is important since the two file tyes are converted differently. Vector PDF files are best transformed through data extraction. … Continue reading

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Why won’t my drawing convert?

There are two types of PDF files — raster PDF and vector PDF. If your drawing will not convert, it is probably a scanned drawing saved as a raster PDF file. Unfortunately, there is no useful data in a raster … Continue reading

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PDF Pro CL (4)

Can you describe the engine architecture?

All of Visual Integrity’s products are built upon the same framework. Some are scaled for enterprise use and some are packaged for ease-of-use on a Windows desktop. No matter which product you use, it is built upon our proven and … Continue reading

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Where can I learn more about the conversion options?

There is a Help file included with the software. Just click on the Help button found in the bottom right corner of the software dialog. A new screen will open, with a table of content for all the available topics. … Continue reading

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Is there a developer kit of pdf2image, pdf2picture, pd2cad and PDF FLY ?

Yes!. We offer the PDF Pro Series, a collection of robust, value-priced SDKs for corporate and limited commercial development for converting PDF into other formats. FLY SDK provides robust functionality for OEM’s and commercial developers. Please contact us to discuss … Continue reading

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PDF Pro SDK (4)

Can you describe the engine architecture?

All of Visual Integrity’s products are built upon the same framework. Some are scaled for enterprise use and some are packaged for ease-of-use on a Windows desktop. No matter which product you use, it is built upon our proven and … Continue reading

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Where can I learn more about the conversion options?

There is a Help file included with the software. Just click on the Help button found in the bottom right corner of the software dialog. A new screen will open, with a table of content for all the available topics. … Continue reading

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Is there a developer kit of pdf2image, pdf2picture, pd2cad and PDF FLY ?

Yes!. We offer the PDF Pro Series, a collection of robust, value-priced SDKs for corporate and limited commercial development for converting PDF into other formats. FLY SDK provides robust functionality for OEM’s and commercial developers. Please contact us to discuss … Continue reading

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pdf2autocad (3)

What Command runs pdf2AutoCAD?

Use pdfin on the command line in your AutoCAD or Autodesk program. This command will launch a PDF File Selection Dialog.

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Where can I download the pdf2AutoCAD Trial?

The pdf2AutoCAD Trial is free. You can download it either from Autodesk or directly from us. The links are below. Please note that the Trial version is fully functioning but each file will be stamped with a watermark. It should … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between pdf2cad and pdf2AutoCAD App?

The difference between pdf2cad and pdf2AutoCAD App — pdf2cad is an advanced standalone PDF conversion program while the pdf2AutoCAD App is a plug-in that requires an Autodesk program to run. pdf2cad is a powerful standalone program available for both Microsoft … Continue reading

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pdf2cad (29)

What does “Error in VPORT Table” mean?

An error in a VPORT table is not a common error and needs to be diagnosed. It could result from a corrupted input file, a partial conversion or an importing error. To troubleshoot, please send the original PDF file to … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between pdf2cad and pdf2AutoCAD App?

The difference between pdf2cad and pdf2AutoCAD App — pdf2cad is an advanced standalone PDF conversion program while the pdf2AutoCAD App is a plug-in that requires an Autodesk program to run. pdf2cad is a powerful standalone program available for both Microsoft … Continue reading

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Spotting the Difference – Vector and Raster PDF

It’s easy to tell whether your PDF file is a raster or vector format by viewing it in Adobe Acrobat.  This is important since the two file tyes are converted differently. Vector PDF files are best transformed through data extraction. … Continue reading

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pdf2image (14)

Why is no output file produced?

Sometimes there is no output file produced or it may seem as though  the software has quit working. This has to do with an invalid page range setting. All of our products can convert one page, all pages or a … Continue reading

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How do I edit a PDF file in my MS Office application?

If you want to edit the graphics in a PDF file in Microsoft Office or Visio, you’ll want to try pdf2picture. It operates in both vector and image mode and you can choose which is most appropriate at the time … Continue reading

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How do I use the program?

The software has been designed to be very easy to use and involves just a few simple steps: Select the PDF file you want to convert Change or customize settings by clicking on the Options button Change the name and … Continue reading

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pdf2picture (29)

Why is no output file produced?

Sometimes there is no output file produced or it may seem as though  the software has quit working. This has to do with an invalid page range setting. All of our products can convert one page, all pages or a … Continue reading

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Can I convert a PDF into one grouped object in Visio?

When using a PDF file in Visio, it will initially be one grouped object. the best format to use is WMF. When opening the Windows Metafile, it should be come into Visio as one grouped object. In order to explode … Continue reading

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pdf2picture Evaluation Tips

Evaluation Tips Which format do I need — vector or image? The image formats used on web sites are JPEG (or JPG), PNG and GIF. JPEG is best for images with many colors such as photos. GIF is best for … Continue reading

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PNG (2)

When should I choose PNG?

Most of the time! PNG is a very versatile image format and is generally good in any situation. It’s a safe choice. It’s compact for an image format and supported well by both Web browsers and desktop applications such as … Continue reading

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Which image format should I choose?

The image formats used on web sites are JPEG (or JPG), PNG and GIF. JPEG is best for images with many colors such as photos. GIF is best for line art, illustrations and drawings with limited color. PNG is the … Continue reading

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PostScript (3)

What Types of PostScript Files Need Conversion?

Many scientific and engineering applications are limited in their export capabilities but one common thread is that they can all output PostScript files. In order to take the output from these applications and use it in the documentation and book-building … Continue reading

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When should I choose vector or image mode?

There are two basic formats for graphics — vector and image. Vector graphics are made up of objects, lines, curves and text while images are made up of a collection of dots or pixels. Images are also referred to as … Continue reading

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How can I create a PostScript file from an application on my PC?

It is easy it is to create a PostScript file from virtually any application on a PC. Most PC’s are likely to have a PostScript printer driver configured in its printers settings. If not, you must Install a PostScript Printer Driver … Continue reading

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Priority Engineering (1)

Who should subscribe to the Priority Engineering Program?

The Priority Engineering Program (PEP) gives direct access to our most valuable resources, our engineers. Not many customers need this level of support, but for those who do, it’s invaluable. Through the PEP program, you’ll get all the support and … Continue reading

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Product Upgrades (1)

How do I know if there is a new product upgrade?

All of our products have a small icon with two arrows in the lower left hand of the screen. This is the “About” box. Clicking on it will display your version number. Compare this to the version number of the … Continue reading

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Products (0)

Can you describe the engine architecture?

All of Visual Integrity’s products are built upon the same framework. Some are scaled for enterprise use and some are packaged for ease-of-use on a Windows desktop. No matter which product you use, it is built upon our proven and … Continue reading

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Steps for using PDF in Visio (WMF)

Using the results of pdf2picture or PDF FLY in Microsoft Visio pdf2picture and PDF FLY can both create files that Visio can import using the native Windows vector graphic format (WMF). It’s also possible for Visio to open DXF files … Continue reading

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Spotting the Difference – Vector and Raster PDF

It’s easy to tell whether your PDF file is a raster or vector format by viewing it in Adobe Acrobat.  This is important since the two file tyes are converted differently. Vector PDF files are best transformed through data extraction. … Continue reading

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QA (63)

Do the products run on UNIX and Linux Versions such as RedHat?

Red Hat is our development platform so it’s the flavor we officially support. Since our software is developed with best practices and is very portable, it should run on other compliant Linux platforms. We have had customers report successful installations … Continue reading

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Why should I choose your PDF output over all the others out there?

Visual Integrity is well know for turning PDF into other formats but our software is also an excellent choice for creating PDF files. Unlike other technologies which use printer-drivers as an intermediate step to create their PDF-files, we have developed core technology which … Continue reading

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How can I tell if my PDF file is a vector or a bitmap?

As easy way to see if your PDF file contains vector or bitmap content is to magnify the drawing to more than 800%. If you see smooth curves and straight lines, it’s a vector file and the conversion results will … Continue reading

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Raster Formats (5)

When should I choose GIF?

GIF is a good format for any simple image with few colors. It is also the only image format that supports animation of a series of files. It is supported well on all browsers, including legacy versions of Internet Explorer. … Continue reading

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What is a lossy format?

Lossy and lossless are terms that describe whether or not an image can be recovered perfectly when it is uncompressed. With lossless compression (think “Loss -less”), all data that was originally in the file is completely restored when uncompressed. GIF … Continue reading

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When should I choose PNG?

Most of the time! PNG is a very versatile image format and is generally good in any situation. It’s a safe choice. It’s compact for an image format and supported well by both Web browsers and desktop applications such as … Continue reading

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SVG (3)

Do I still need an SVG Viewer?

SVG has come a long way since 1999. At that time, Adobe offered a special browser plug-in so SVG files could be viewed. Now, 12 years later, SVG is the graphics foundation of HTML5 and built into all of the … Continue reading

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Using SVG in Visio is a Perfect Way to Unlock PDF Content

SVG in Visio is a versatile format for print and Web Now, you can easily use SVG in Visio and other ps applications. Scalable Vector Graphics, the W3C and HTML5 standard (SVG) is one of the vector output formats in … Continue reading

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When should I choose vector or image mode?

There are two basic formats for graphics — vector and image. Vector graphics are made up of objects, lines, curves and text while images are made up of a collection of dots or pixels. Images are also referred to as … Continue reading

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TIFF (1)

Which image format should I choose?

The image formats used on web sites are JPEG (or JPG), PNG and GIF. JPEG is best for images with many colors such as photos. GIF is best for line art, illustrations and drawings with limited color. PNG is the … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting (18)

Why won’t my drawing convert?

There are two types of PDF files — raster PDF and vector PDF. If your drawing will not convert, it is probably a scanned drawing saved as a raster PDF file. Unfortunately, there is no useful data in a raster … Continue reading

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Why is no output file produced?

Sometimes there is no output file produced or it may seem as though  the software has quit working. This has to do with an invalid page range setting. All of our products can convert one page, all pages or a … Continue reading

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How do I add the license number to a product when the trial period has ended?

When you purchase a product from Visual Integrity, you are assigned a serial number. This code is is used along with some other unique data to license your software. It also acts as your customer number. The download that you … Continue reading

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Vector Formats (5)

Why won’t my drawing convert?

There are two types of PDF files — raster PDF and vector PDF. If your drawing will not convert, it is probably a scanned drawing saved as a raster PDF file. Unfortunately, there is no useful data in a raster … Continue reading

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Do I still need an SVG Viewer?

SVG has come a long way since 1999. At that time, Adobe offered a special browser plug-in so SVG files could be viewed. Now, 12 years later, SVG is the graphics foundation of HTML5 and built into all of the … Continue reading

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Using SVG in Visio is a Perfect Way to Unlock PDF Content

SVG in Visio is a versatile format for print and Web Now, you can easily use SVG in Visio and other ps applications. Scalable Vector Graphics, the W3C and HTML5 standard (SVG) is one of the vector output formats in … Continue reading

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Visio (7)

Why won’t my drawing convert?

There are two types of PDF files — raster PDF and vector PDF. If your drawing will not convert, it is probably a scanned drawing saved as a raster PDF file. Unfortunately, there is no useful data in a raster … Continue reading

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Using SVG in Visio is a Perfect Way to Unlock PDF Content

SVG in Visio is a versatile format for print and Web Now, you can easily use SVG in Visio and other ps applications. Scalable Vector Graphics, the W3C and HTML5 standard (SVG) is one of the vector output formats in … Continue reading

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Can I convert a PDF into one grouped object in Visio?

When using a PDF file in Visio, it will initially be one grouped object. the best format to use is WMF. When opening the Windows Metafile, it should be come into Visio as one grouped object. In order to explode … Continue reading

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Which Product? (8)

Do the products run on UNIX and Linux Versions such as RedHat?

Red Hat is our development platform so it’s the flavor we officially support. Since our software is developed with best practices and is very portable, it should run on other compliant Linux platforms. We have had customers report successful installations … Continue reading

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Why should I choose your PDF output over all the others out there?

Visual Integrity is well know for turning PDF into other formats but our software is also an excellent choice for creating PDF files. Unlike other technologies which use printer-drivers as an intermediate step to create their PDF-files, we have developed core technology which … Continue reading

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What is the difference between pdf2cad and PDF FLY – both convert to DXF, right?

PDF Fly is a complete suite containing all of our input and output modules. It is used by technical writers and engineering professionals who need to convert a variety of formats with a high degree of accuracy. It  costs $295. … Continue reading

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WMF (4)

How do I create a WMF file?

WMF files can be created in several ways on Microsoft Windows systems: Most applications support WMF and/or EMF in their Save As or Export menus. Ever since Office 2003, you can select graphics, in an application right-click on them, choose … Continue reading

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Steps for using PDF in Visio (WMF)

Using the results of pdf2picture or PDF FLY in Microsoft Visio pdf2picture and PDF FLY can both create files that Visio can import using the native Windows vector graphic format (WMF). It’s also possible for Visio to open DXF files … Continue reading

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Why won’t my drawing convert?

There are two types of PDF files — raster PDF and vector PDF. If your drawing will not convert, it is probably a scanned drawing saved as a raster PDF file. Unfortunately, there is no useful data in a raster … Continue reading

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