Caesar Updates

Technology changes fast. Below are pertinent updates to Caesar system.

Foxit Reader now available for Mac and Linux!

This is great news. There's no more need to run Wine if all you need is Foxit Reader on a Mac or Linux! Here is the official announcement from Foxit: "FREMONT, Calif. –September 15, 2015 – Foxit® Software, a leading software provider of fast, affordable and secure PDF solutions, today announced that Foxit Reader, the company’s flagship PDF reader, is now available for the Mac® and Linux® platforms. This release now provides a consistent user experience for PDF consumption across multi-platform environments, consisting of Foxit Reader for Windows®, Mac, and Linux desktops and Foxit MobilePDF for iOS®, Android®, and Windows Phone mobile devices."

Black background in OneNote 2013 (OneNote 2010)

  • To easily get a black background in OneNote, download and double-click this exported OneNote section (Windows) that contains a single, empty page with a black background. Then copy and paste that page wherever you like in OneNote.
  • If you frequently use a black background, download this black-background OneNote template and set it as the default background for new pages (Insert ->Page Templates -> Save current page as a template -> (Enter a name) and click "Set as default template for new pages in the current section"

Fixing Broken PDF Files

  • As explained here (, NitroPDF can fix some broken PDF files. In my case, Acrobat Pro XI refused to save a PDF file, saying it had error 18. After reading that previous tip (which saved the file normally but didn't fix my problem), I opened the file in Nitro PDF, then clicked File -> Save as -> Flattened PDF instead, and voilà, the PDF worked normally again!

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