Adrian Ford on XPS et cetera

two types of paper

There’s a new blog in town – the print team blog on TechNet – which joins the XPS team and Packaging...

Author: adrian ford Date: 08/27/2009

Publisher 2010 TR and Printing to XPS

Justin just posted on the XPS team blog news of Publisher 2010 support for printing via the XPS...

Author: adrian ford Date: 07/23/2009

Ecma-388 PR

Ecma has published a press release on the approval of OpenXPS which includes quotes from many of the...

Author: adrian ford Date: 07/21/2009

Aspose.Words for .NET 6.5.0 supports export to XML Paper Specification (XPS)

Title says it all. See the link for details.

Author: adrian ford Date: 07/07/2009

Some OpenXPS links… Ecma announcement: ECMA-388 approved Stephen McGibbon, European Regional...

Author: adrian ford Date: 07/06/2009

GreenPrint in the New York Times

That Long, Long Road from Idea to Success (with a minor mention of XPS).

Author: adrian ford Date: 07/06/2009

GreenPrint v2 with XPS

GreenPrint Software have released version 2 of GreenPrint, their tool to help reduce unnecessary...

Author: adrian ford Date: 06/18/2009

kReader PC

The team at knfbReading Technology have built a book reader targeting assisted reading and study...

Author: adrian ford Date: 06/08/2009

gDoc Fusion

Global Graphics have released gDoc Fusion and gDoc Creator that provide conversion and editing...

Author: adrian ford Date: 05/18/2009

Browser Tab Sweep

NiXPS on OpenXPS, Office 2007 SP2 and Windows 7 XPS Viewer. Global Graphics now blogging on XPS, PDF...

Author: adrian ford Date: 05/18/2009

Packaging Team Blog

The foundation for XPS (OpenXPS), OOXML and a number of other formats is a common ZIP-based...

Author: adrian ford Date: 05/18/2009

Zoran Enhances XPS Print Path Support

Zoran has announced enhancements to their IPS DDK 3.0 driver development kit with XPS Print Path...

Author: adrian ford Date: 05/11/2009

Active XPS

ActivePDF adds support for XPS in activePDF Server 2009. Details in the press release.

Author: adrian ford Date: 05/06/2009

Windows 7 Release Candidate

In case you’re reading this haven’t already got the Windows 7 RC via MSDN or TechNet, you can now...

Author: adrian ford Date: 05/05/2009

Document Toolkit v1 available

First Floor have released version 1.0 of their document toolkit for client-side display of XPS using...

Author: adrian ford Date: 05/04/2009

Windows HD Imaging AQ

Dan just posted details of the Windows HD Imaging Additional Qualifier (AQ) for the Windows 7 logo...

Author: adrian ford Date: 05/01/2009

Office Service Pack 2 with XPS

Office service pack 2 is now available – you can read the details pretty much anywhere but a good...

Author: adrian ford Date: 04/29/2009

SimonSays How to Display XPS in Silverlight

Another XPS in Silverlight link. This one is from Simon Guest with details on how he updated David...

Author: adrian ford Date: 04/27/2009

XPS to OneNote

David Rasmussen on using XPS to print to OneNote. There’s also a codeplex project.

Author: adrian ford Date: 04/27/2009

Final Draft of OpenXPS

After 20 months of hard work, 8 face-to-face meetings (in Japan, Europe and the USA), numerous...

Author: adrian ford Date: 04/27/2009

FirstFloor Silverlight Document Viewer for XPS

Koen Zwikstra has announced a document toolkit for Silverlight that provides client-side viewing of...

Author: adrian ford Date: 04/24/2009

XPS at AIIM

XPS will be at AIIM this week (International Exposition and Conference 2009). Details in this post...

Author: adrian ford Date: 03/31/2009

Using PrintVerifier with XPSDrv

The print verifier team have posted details of using PrintVerifier with XPSDrv-based drivers. Read...

Author: adrian ford Date: 03/24/2009

Working Draft 1.5

TC46 has made working draft 1.5 available for download from the Documents section of the TC46...

Author: adrian ford Date: 03/12/2009

A TC46 Update

The next face-to-face meeting for the technical committee is in Lexington next week and will be...

Author: adrian ford Date: 03/06/2009

XPS Rasterization Service (on the WDK Documentation Blog)

An area that we received a lot of feedback on when we originally introduced the XPS Print Path was...

Author: adrian ford Date: 03/04/2009

Microsoft Download Center

Scanning an article on Ars about the updated download center (or facelift as they referred to it) on...

Author: adrian ford Date: 02/27/2009

Micropress joins Fiery

EFI announced a “significantly enhanced” MicroPress with many new features including XPS support....

Author: adrian ford Date: 02/25/2009

Quality Logic Blog

The team over at Quality Logic are blogging (and have been for some time, which I missed until now....

Author: adrian ford Date: 02/25/2009

4 x PDF on XPS

"Standards need to be open, otherwise they won’t be accepted anymore. Interoperability is...

Author: adrian ford Date: 02/25/2009

NiXPS: now with PDF and SVG

From NiXPS: NiXPS View v2.6.1 now features PDF export. NiXPS Edit can now export XPS pages to SVG,...

Author: adrian ford Date: 01/28/2009

Browser Tab Roundup

What with Windows 7 Beta and the work in TC46 things have been a little busy recently, and my nice...

Author: adrian ford Date: 01/27/2009

Ben on XPS and OPC

Ben on the XPS and OPC APIs.

Author: adrian ford Date: 01/15/2009

Windows 7 Beta SDK

Here’s the link to the Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1: BETA...

Author: adrian ford Date: 01/15/2009

Get tagging (with XPS)

http://www.microsoft.com/tag/

Author: adrian ford Date: 01/14/2009

Windows 7 Beta MSDN Library Content Available

The content team has published Windows 7 SDK documentation for some of the Win32 APIs in the Windows...

Author: adrian ford Date: 01/13/2009

The code gallery for the XPS APIs in Windows 7 is now live on MSDN. The gallery has three code...

Author: adrian ford Date: 01/12/2009

Windows Server 2008 R2 Beta

In addition to Windows 7 beta, there’s also a beta available for Windows Server 2008 R2. Details on...

Author: adrian ford Date: 01/09/2009

Windows 7 Beta

For those that have been asking… the Windows 7 beta is now available via MSDN and TechNet...

Author: adrian ford Date: 01/08/2009

TC46 in Genève

This week TC46 is meeting at the Hôtel Longemalle in Genève, hosted by Ecma International. Details...

Author: adrian ford Date: 12/11/2008

MSDN XPS Forum is Moving

The MSDN forum for XPS is moving. Once transitioned you’ll find the forum at this location...

Author: adrian ford Date: 12/11/2008

Kyocera Mita does XPS

Kyocera Mita has announced the TASKalfa 500ci series of Color Multifunctional Products with support...

Author: adrian ford Date: 12/10/2008

NiXPS Updated

NiXPS have updated their SDK (now version 2.6) and it now supports output to SVG in addition to PDF,...

Author: adrian ford Date: 11/12/2008

PDC Hands-On-Lab

At PDC there were a number of hands-on-labs (HOL) that enable developers to get hands-on experience...

Author: adrian ford Date: 11/12/2008

Windows 7 Developers Guide

MSDN has the Windows 7 Developers Guide available for download. The guide provides an overview of...

Author: adrian ford Date: 11/05/2008

XPS at WinHEC

There’s loads of great stuff on the agenda for WinHEC (how I wish I was going back down to LA…) but...

Author: adrian ford Date: 11/05/2008

Busy Busy Busy

It’s not just us who have been busy, there’s also new stuff on the XPS Technology Showcase.

Author: adrian ford Date: 11/05/2008

New XPS Features in Windows 7

We’ve been busy. Last week at PDC we unveiled Windows 7 and provided developers with a first look at...

Author: adrian ford Date: 11/03/2008

XPS Essentials Pack Update

The XPS Essentials Pack has been updated with support for Windows XP SP3 - details on the XPS Team...

Author: adrian ford Date: 10/29/2008

Windows 7 @ PDC

Yesterday Steven announced Windows 7 in the PDC second day keynote. It's been great to be in LA to...

Author: adrian ford Date: 10/29/2008

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