Electronic document proofing system

  • US 6,918,082 B1
  • Filed: 12/17/1998
  • Issued: 07/12/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/17/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A system for proofing electronic documents delivered over a network, comprising:

  • a plurality of electronic documents in portable document file format;

    a computer connectable to the network for receiving the plurality of portable format documents together with at least one associated proofer identifier;

    a program executing on said computer for assigning a version number to each of the plurality of received portable format documents; and

    a database accessible by said computer for storing the documents and associated version numbers;

    said computer for receiving a request, from a proofer presenting the proofer identifier, to review multiple versions of a portable format electronic document;

    said program for retrieving and formatting the requested multiple document versions for simultaneous display to permit visual comparison.

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