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Job Definition Format

An XML-based file and message format for PDF print jobs. The job definition format (JDF) file, which is linked to the PDF file, describes the job's press requirements such as quantity, paper type and finishing. The Job Messaging Format (JMF) provides commands for communicating with devices in the PDF workflow; for example, to start and stop machines, transfer error messages and so on.

CIP3, CIP4, PPF and PJTF
JDF was developed by Adobe and printing press manufacturers Heidelberg, Agfa and MAN Roland in 1999. It was turned over to the International Cooperation for the Integration of Processes in Prepress, Press and Postpress Organization in 2000, which at the time was named CIP3. In 2001, CIP4 was formed to manage the JDF specification with roadmaps for converting job tickets in CIP3's previous Print Production Format (PPF) and Adobe's previous Portable Job Ticket Format (PJTF) into JDF. See PDF.
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"This orphaned child came to JDF on the brink of death.
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Additional progress in eradication efforts is hindered by the Jamaican government's fiscal constraints and the unavailability of JDF aircraft to locate marijuana fields and transport personnel to the remote areas where the crops are grown.
(3) Nonstandard abbreviations: IDDM, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; ICA, islet cell antibodies; GAD 65, 65-kDa glutamic acid decarboxylase; GADA, glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies; IA2, protein tyrosine phosphatase-like protein; IA2-ab, antibodies against IA2; JDF, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (units).
For recommendations, and for listings of diabetes specialists and diabetes treatment centers, contact your local JDF chapter.
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James Thon Dau, a clinical officer at JDF, works with Ajang Deng Ajang, a nurse at the clinic located in a remote area.
The JDF Air Wing lacked a fixed wing aircraft capable of detecting and tracking such fishing vessels, and the JDF Coast Guard lacked swift and reliable vessels to intercept them.
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remains cold on the House Committee on Justice's initiative to push through with its hearing this month on the two measures seeking to reform the Judiciary Development Fund (JDF) system, which has been criticized as the judiciary's "pork barrel."
Release date- 26082019 - Press Release VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - (August 26, 2019) - JDF EXPLORATIONS INC.