Questions tagged [pdf-a]

{pdf-a} is about the PDF/A file format, an ISO-standardized version of PDF ({pdf}) specialized for the digital preservation of electronic documents (the "A" stands for "Archive").

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How to generate PDF/A and PDF/X?

I have heard about PDF subsets PDF/A (for archival) and PDF/X (for printing). How to generate LaTeX documents like that? I'm also interested in answers with plain TeX and ConTeXt, and hopefully with ...
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How can tagged PDFs be created that support Universal Accessibility and reflowing?

How to create tagged PDF such that they will be: good enough for PDF/UA "reflowable" on smaller screens and ebook readers Any syntax & any engine are of interest, but I'm most interested in ...
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Revisiting producing structured PDFs from LaTeX

I am trying to produce a structured or 'tagged' PDF from pdftex (Tex Live 2013) that passes automated tests in Adobe Acrobat for tagging. These tests are the de facto indicator for a document ...
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PDF/A with hyperref on TeX Live 2013

I am trying to make PDF/A from LaTeX (not from LuaTeX etc.) with TeX Live 2013 on Fedora Linux. This works: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} What cat says? \label{meow} See question on ...
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Device Independent color

I am validating the following latex document with The 3-Heights™ PDF Validator Online Tool \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage[rgb]{xcolor} \begin{document} \...
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Add metadata in pdf as type pdf/a

I have created using pdfx a pdf using this command: \usepackage[a-1b]{pdfx} I would add metadata but I don't really understand how do it. I read the doc but I didn't understand pdfx guide
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PDF/A-1b: Adobe Preflight verification passes and veraPDF fails

I'm having the following LaTeX code called test1b: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a-1b]{pdfx} \begin{document} Bla bla ... \end{document} Using pdfLaTeX I can generate a PDF which claims that ...
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Generating PDF/A-1b compliant documents using pdfx and pdfLaTeX

There are several discussions on the web on how to generate PDF/A-1b compliant documents. One approach can be found on http://support.river-valley.com/wiki/index.php?title=Generating_PDF/...
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pdf/a: Width information for rendered glyphs is inconsistent

Have there been any advances to create a valid pdf/a-1b from LaTeX including math fonts? I get the following error from preflight in Adobe Acrobat Pro: Width information for rendered glyphs is ...
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PDF/A with CMYK, how?

Using https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/99666 and https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/136653 I think I have been able to generate (using TeX Live 2014, pdfTeX 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.15) a PDF/A-1b compliant ...
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hyperref, natbib and PDF/A-compliance

My e-Thesis submission is required to be in PDF/A-1b format, and I'm having difficulty producing output that meets this standard using LaTeX. I have successfully typeset a chapter using dvips to ...
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Patched version of pdftex does not see what kpsewhich sees

I have TeX Live version 2013.30973-7 running on ArchLinux. I want to use a patched version of pdftex to create valid PDF/A-1b documents. I have an issue using the patched version after compilation. ...
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PDF/A-3b with attachments: how to create an /AF entry at pdf catalog?

I'm trying to produce a PDF/A-3b file with pdflatex. Everything is fine with fonts, colors, links... But I'm not able to create the /AF entry at Document Catalog. I know I can start by \pdfcatalog ...
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Avoiding errors with \includexmp{pdfa-1b}. Any list of best practices and working example(s) with complete .XMP file(s)?

I am getting following error when trying to use some pdfa-1b stuff: (/usr/local/texlive/2015basic/texmf-dist/tex/generic/pgf/frontendlayer/tikz/lib raries/tikzlibrarytopaths.code.tex))) (./...
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Error after creating pdf/a [closed]

I must create my thesis in pdf/a format. I'm using the package pdfx calling in the preamble: \usepackage[a-1b]{pdfx} When I open the pdf with Adobe I got the blu bar says me that file is in PDF/A ...
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How to generate PDF/A using XeTeX? [duplicate]

Title says it all. I need to generate PDF/A compliant documents, and I'm using XeTeX. I couldn't find anything about this; here there's only info about pdfLaTeX (using pdfx) and ConTeXt. Any help is ...
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Need help with cropped pdf images

I cropped figures (*.pdf) from scientific PDF articles with the excellent Krop tool by Armin Straub: http://arminstraub.com/software/krop Everything worked fine until I needed to convert my final ...
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LuaLaTex, pdfpages, distinguish between with-font and no-font?

I use only LuaLaTeX, so a compiler-specific answer is OK. The pdfpages package permits me to include one or more PDF pages into a TeX document. Let us focus on the situation where exactly one PDF ...