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Perfect DocuMaster uses the PDF Format for Software Help Content and User Manuals

soft Xpansion has released Perfect DocuMaster which includes the two programs Perfect PDF 6 Office and Perfect DocuReader 6.

Sept. 30, 2010 - PRLog -- Bochum, Germany  -- The key feature of Perfect PDF 6 Office is the conversion of Microsoft Office files and objects (from Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) into the PDF format, including metadata, that is for example links, the table of contents, bookmarks, form fields and controls, comments or the index.

Perfect DocuReader 6 enables users to display the help file of a program or a manual as a PDF file, including the possibility to conveniently show a specific page when opening the file. Opening a specific page means that those parts of the help file may be explicitly displayed that explain the corresponding part of the program.


Writing help files and user manuals with Microsoft Word means using one of the most powerful word processing programs available today. Word offers many features for the creation and editing of text and images than the programs that save help content in the usual formats, namely CHM or HLP. Apart from that, users will be able to avoid the known disadvantages of these formats.

The second step is to convert finished documents into a PDF file, using Perfect PDF 6 Office. The program converts Microsoft Office files and objects (from Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) into PDF, including metadata, that is for example links, the table of contents, bookmarks, form fields and controls, comments or the index. After that, users have the help content or manual on hand in todayŽs standard format for electronic document exchange. Perfect PDF 6 Office converts more types of metadata and provides more functionality than the PDF conversion features that come with Microsoft Office.

Finally, Perfect DocuReader 6 may be used to display the PDF help file or user manual. Unlike other PDF viewers, the program makes it possible to automatically call a specific page of a document once the user of the application opens the PDF. Moreover, installation of Perfect DocuReader 6 on the users, computers is not necessary.


Perfect DocuMaster is available for 83 Euros (single user license). Multi-user licenses are available too and quantity discounts already apply with the purchase of 2-user licenses. Perfect DocuMaster may be ordered directly from soft Xpansion by e-mail or phone.


Pentium 4 or higher, 512 MB RAM, 50 MB on hard disc, Windows 7/Vista/XP (32-bit and 64-bit), mouse. For the integration into Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook 2010, 2007 or 2003. Activation of Perfect PDF 6 Office via Internet or e-mail is required.

About Soft Xpansion

soft Xpansion is a globally active, international team of software writers, developers, screen designers, engineers and product managers. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Bochum, Germany. In the past 15 years, more than 150 software products have been published in more than 200 different editions. Localized versions of soft Xpansion products are sold in Germany, Great Britain, France, Italy, the USA, the Benelux countries, the Ukraine, Spain, Russia, Portugal, Australia and Turkey. The product range includes solutions (standard software, developer libraries, software development kits, individual programming and freeware) in the following areas: PDF technology, system utilities, document and database management, computer security. More information on the company is available at http://www.soft-xpansion.com. soft Xpansion is a full member of the PDF/A Competence Center, http://www.pdfa.org/doku.php?id=start:en.

Frank Dueckers

soft Xpansion GmbH & Co. KG

Koenigsallee 45

D-44789 Bochum, Germany

P: +49 234 298 41 73

F: +49 234 298 41 72



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