Other related (Microsoft) blogs

There’s a new blog in town – the print team blog on TechNet – which joins the XPS team and Packaging team as a place for information on XPS, documents and printing in and around the Windows platform. Recommended.

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 Print Path. When used with a device that supports XPS, Publisher generates XPS print content and submits that directly to the XPS Print Path. The technical preview for Office 2010 is available, although it looks like there’s…

Ecma-388 PR

Ecma has published a press release on the approval of OpenXPS which includes quotes from many of the companies involved in the standard. Related, Dan has published some background details on the XPS Team Blog.

OpenXPS Links

Some OpenXPS links… Ecma announcement: ECMA-388 approved Stephen McGibbon, European Regional Technology Officer, on Ecma OpenXPS Martin Bailey, former TC46 chair and CTO of Global Graphics OpenXPS White Paper Download the standard (specification and schemas) ICC details on profile embedding (currently points to the TC46 page) Wikipedia – looks like the XPS page has been…


GreenPrint in the New York Times

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

GreenPrint v2 with XPS

GreenPrint Software have released version 2 of GreenPrint, their tool to help reduce unnecessary printing. The Press Release includes the following: The paper-saving software, which eliminates unwanted pages and reduces printing by 17% or more, has been redesigned from the ground up around Microsoft’s new XPS print path. In addition to improved speed, the new…

kReader PC

The team at knfbReading Technology have built a book reader targeting assisted reading and study skills for students and based on the XPS format. Here’s a glimpse: More details on kReader PC on the knfbReader site.

gDoc Fusion

Global Graphics have released gDoc Fusion and gDoc Creator that provide conversion and editing functionality for working with various file formats, including PDF, XPS and Word OOXML. Details on their site.

Browser Tab Sweep

NiXPS on OpenXPS, Office 2007 SP2 and Windows 7 XPS Viewer. Global Graphics now blogging on XPS, PDF and related stuff. java-axp: 100% Java XPS file reader (old, but had dropped off my radar). Make sure you UpdateLayout() when using XPS in WPF. Markware blogging on preflight and data conversion Nuance OmniPage 17 to ‘Unlock…