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Portable Document Format

Portable document format (pdf) is a file format used to represent documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems. each pdf file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout flat document, including the text, fonts, graphics, and other information needed to display it. in 1991, adobe systems co-founder john warnock outlined a system called "camelot" that evolved into pdf.