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Questions tagged [pdfx]

This tag is about the PDF/X specification for PDF exchange. A popular package to implement this specification is `pdfx`.

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Can I add more metadata to my pdf?

I use pdfx to generate the metadata of my document. Is there a way to generate more entries via the xmpdata file? Entries I consider as relevant (as required for bibliography) are e.g. subtitle, ...
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LuaLaTeX engine, babel and pdfx package

There is one error with the combination of spanish babel, pdfx package, and LuaLaTex engine, how it is very easy to test with this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \...
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VeraPDF reports error in PDF metadata when copyrighturl is not set

I am preparing my thesis for PDF/A validity. I managed to produce a PDF that leads only one error in veraPDF, as follows: The error is not regarding the document itself but XMP metadata. I found ...
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How to generate valid PDF/A file using kpfonts?

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{kpfonts} \usepackage[a-1b]{pdfx} \usepackage{mwe} \begin{document} \sffamily\scshape% \blindtext% \...
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X-4 option of PDFX does not show hyperlink color with the PDF/X option (x-4)

It is indicated in the pdfx manual To produce a validating PDF/X document,pdfx overrides internal macros while keeping colors associated with link anchors. I can see the same claim in the answer ...
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pdfx: incomplete CIDset in some fonts

I try to compile a document as pdf/x and pdf/a with pdfx under LuaLaTeX, and I am already quite successful. One thing still poses problems though: With some fonts I get the following error if I check ...
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Encoding metadata in pdf file with pdfx package

Problem (En - google translate) Hello, I compiled a pdf / a-1b (pdf / x-1) file using the pdfx package. Metadata (xmpdata) used Cyrillic characters. Unfortunately pdfx incorrectly sets the metadata ...
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Change paper size when using pdfx

I have the following MWE \documentclass[cmyk]{article} \usepackage[x-1a,pdf13]{pdfx} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{blindtext} \geometry{% paperwidth=96mm, paperheight=96mm, margin=3mm,...
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pdfx and pdfa.xmpi: too many spaces and newlines

pdx procuces a pdfa.xmpi with a lot of spaces and empty newlines (extract of end of file): tail pdfa.xmpi | cat -A <xmpMM:DocumentID>uuid:C8CFC28F-88E1-7995-E9AD-F6D12EAD346B</xmpMM:...
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Unable to write greek with package pdfx

I want to use package pdfx in order to produce a PDF-A document, but as soon as I load the package I can't write greek anymore because I'm getting the following error: ! Package inputenc Error: ...
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pdfx and biblatex attempt to patch the same things? [closed]

The below MWE gives errors. Moving the line \usepackage{pdfx} below the biblatex package (right before \begin{document}) will currently not give explicit errors, but “it is best if pdfx is the first ...
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pdfx document doesn't compile using ua option

I am trying to create accessible pdf document using LaTex, and i am having trouble getting it to run with the accessibility option in pdf-x. According to the documentaiton (http://ctan.math.washington....
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pdfx: CMYK color profile in PDF/A

I am not completely sure whether this is even supposed to work, but reading the documentation of pdfx it is my understanding that while PDF/A by default uses a RGB profile, it is possible to ...
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Conflict between tufte-book, adforn, and pdfx

When I try to use the tufte-book class with the adforn and pdfx packages, I am getting a problem with symbol substitutions. For example: \documentclass{tufte-book} \usepackage{adforn} \usepackage[x-...
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Producing a minimal valid PDF/X-1A document with recent TeXLive

I am trying to produce a valid PDF/X1-A document. I'd like to start with the simplest document possible that passes PDF validation. Here is what I have currently, and the current set of errors as ...
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Disabling hyperfootnotes when using pdfx package

I have a problem setting certain options of the hyperref package when also using pdfx: The pdfx manual states that pdfx already loads the hyperref package and that therefore custom options should be ...
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pdfx package - incompatibility with bookmark package when using LuaTeX engine

The pdfx package is incompatible with the bookmark package, i.e. the resulting file has no bookmarks when the bookmark package is loaded. I know that the PDF /X standard does not allow any bookmarks, ...
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Error using pdfx package with subcaption package (introduced by the chkfloat package)

I am using pdfx with the a-1b option to comply with my university's requirements for PhD thesis. According to the pdfx package's documentation, this package must be loaded first. However, this ...
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PDF/A-1b compliance whilst embedding OTF files

As per this wikipedia article (see Fonts section), only pdf v1.6 and above is able to embed opentype fonts in the document. Now the problem is that, my institution requires pdf /A-1b compliance which ...
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Adobe Reader always asks for saving when using eforms and hyperref packages

I am creating a series of laboratory exercises for my University. Thus, I created a .cls file that includes every package and applies any format I need. Among the included packages is the eforms ...
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lualatex: pdfx and siunitx conflict on angstrom [closed]

I encountered a conflict between the siunitx and pdfx packages. I had a document working, but after I added the pdfx package I ended up with an ! LaTeX Error: Command \AA unavailable in encoding TU. ...
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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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PDF/A-3u with embedfile missing /AF entry and /AFRelationship entry

I'm having the following data file called data.txt: Testdata and the following LaTeX code called test2.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a-3u]{pdfx} \usepackage{embedfile} \newcommand{\...
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Does PDF/A-3b requires PDF V1.7 or PDF V1.4? [closed]

I'm using the pdfx package to generate PDF/A. I'm using as well the embedfile package to attach file to the PDF/A-3b. Now my question is: Does PDF/A-3b requires PDF V1.7 or PDF V1.4? \usepackage[a-...
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Set PDF/A properties using filecontents package

I would like to provide the follwing class: \ProvidesClass{pdfatest}[2018/04/12 V0.1 PDF/A Test] \LoadClass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \newcommand{\cnumber}[1]{\def\@cnumber{#1}} \newcommand{\cauthor}[1]...
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How to edit default pdfx metadata?

I keep trying to compile my document using pdfx; however, the default title does not seem to change. I am trying to input new metadata as follows: \begin{filecontents*}{PhDThesis.xmpdata} \Title{New ...
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pdfx package fails with veraPDF and preflight does not support special characters (UTF-8 not used) and

I finished (after a lot of work) my Ph.D. thesis in LaTeX. However, I got a big problem after I read that I have to submit the PDF as PDF/A file. First of all I tried to convert it by using the ...
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Is pdflscape compatible with pdfx?

The following code triggers an error when using pdflscape. \documentclass{letter} \usepackage[a-1b]{pdfx} %\usepackage{pdflscape} % breaks things \begin{document} Hello World \begin{landscape}Hello ...
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PDF/A with Linux Libertine und Linux Biolinum using pdfLaTeX

I'd like to produce a PDF/A-1b compliant document. To validate it, I installed veraPDF. There are several really good answers about producing PDF/A, see here: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/349521/...
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Issue with pdfx and geometry package

I seem to have a problem when I want to use both geometry and pdfx package together. In detail, I want to change the margins of one page, because the table is much too large. I do not want to argue, ...
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! No color profile found to use for RGB screen colors

My code is this simple: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[a-2u]{pdfx} \usepackage[british,czech]{babel} \begin{document} Blah \end{document} And yet it causes me troubles with ! ...
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pdfx problem with embedding the pigpen font (?)

I need to produce a PDF/A document with pdfx, and it seems to crash pdflatex on my document. It took me quite some time to isolate the issue and produce a minimal (not) working example: \...
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Command \noboundary unavailable in encoding LGR (TeX Live 2017)

This problem started appearing for me in TeX Live 2017: ! LaTeX Error: Command \noboundary unavailable in encoding LGR. The file still compiles and the PDF looks as expected, except regular sigmas ...
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Can the pdfx package use the document title and author?

The pdfx package documentation recommends to use a file \jobname.xmpdata to supply PDF metadata. This can be handled by using the filecontents environment. However, that makes macros useless, making ...
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How to get correct PDF boxes (especially regarding bleeding and the TrimBox) in ConTeXt

I am currently typesetting a book in ConTeXt and have been wondering how to get correct PDF Boxes when creating a PDF/X file for printing. According to a page on Context Garden this should be possible ...
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Set PDF version with LuaTeX and pdfx

Consider the following example using the package pdfx version 1.5.8, setting the PDF version as suggested in https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/202301/99345 for LuaTeX 0.95: \directlua{ if pdf....
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Printing PDF file created with LuaLaTeX is missing characters [closed]

I have typeset my document with LuaLaTeX. The PDF output file (PDF/A-1b format created using the pdfx package) looks fine; all characters and font types / styles are displayed correctly. The PDF ...
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Command \textsuperscript unavailable in encoding TU

Consider the following MWE using pdfx v1.5.8: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a-2b]{pdfx} \begin{document} Text\textsuperscript{Text} \end{document} Since updating my MiKTeX packages today, I ...
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Bookmarks do not work with PDF/X

It seems bookmarks do not work, when PDF/X is used. For example \documentclass{book} \usepackage[x-302]{pdfx} \hypersetup{final} \begin{document} \chapter{A Section} asdf \chapter{Another Section} ...
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Problem with standalone with beamer and pdfx

I have been drawing many tikzpictures this way: \documentclass[beamer,preview,tikz]{standalone} %\usepackage[a-1b]{pdfx} \begin{document} \begin{standaloneframe} \begin{tikzpicture} \...
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Creating valid PDF/A-3B via XeLaTeX with custom fonts

I need to generate a valid PDF/A-3B document from my .tex file. My preferred compiler is XeLaTeX. Also, it's necessary for me to have an ability to change a font in any time and recompile this ...
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LuaLaTeX and PDFX result in hyperref warning [closed]

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{pdfx} \begin{document} test \end{document} If compiled via lualatex test.tex I receive the following warning: Package hyperref ...
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How to generate dynamically a xmpdata file?

I have a custom class file where I define some variables to be filled by users such as: \author, \title ... And I would like to generate a .xmpdata file that grabs these information. For these I ...
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pdfx - PDF/X-1a Standard - metadata .xmpdata not showing in PDF

I'm trying to create a PDF/X-1a compliant PDF, using pdfx and the [jobname].xmpdata external file. Not ever going to buy Adobe products as they require a prohibitive subscription fee. For some reason ...
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pdfx, beamer and lua(la)tex: is it possible?

MWE: \documentclass{beamer} %\usepackage[x-1a]{pdfx} \begin{document} \section{Présentation} \begin{frame}{First Frame} Hello, world! \end{frame} \section{Techniques} \begin{frame}{...
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How to ensure that Adobe Distiller and Adobe Reader will be able to print pdf [closed]

When producing LaTeX documents using e.g. pdflatex with many embedded figures (pdfs, pngs, jpgs, etc.) I have often run into the problem that professional printers are not able to print the document. ...
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Use pdfx with customized XMP packet

When using pdfx for producing PDF/A-1b documents, one should supply the necessary metadata in a file named _texname_.xmpdata, which will be translated later to the XMP packet proper, pdfa.xmpi. (...
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Using pdfx with LuaLaTeX results in error

When I try to compile the following MWE with lualatex (on Miktex), i get this error: ! LuaTeX error (ext5): cannot open file for embedding. \reserved@a ...viceRGB} file{"\pdfx@rgb@profile "} ...
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Disabling all document interactivity (for PDF/X compliance)

I am working on making my XeLaTeX-compiled PDF file compliant with PDF/X-1a:2001 standard. When I use this answer with TeXLive 2015, document validates fully (in Acrobat Pro DC). However, when I test ...
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cyrillic letters in mathmode using pdfx

I want to convert a latex document into a pdf/a document. The latex document contains cyrillic letters as in the following example and compiles well without using the package {pdfx}. \documentclass {...