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

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pdfx workaround breaks itemize [closed]

I compiled this MWE \RequirePackage[2024-05-01]{latexrelease} \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfx} \begin{document} This is NOT an item. \begin{itemize} \item This is an item. \end{itemize} ...
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Compiling of PDF/A-1B compatible document fails due to LaTeX Error: Loading a class or package in a group [closed]

I'm trying to build a PDF/A-1B compatible document of class scrbook. Unfortunately, I'm not able to build it, due to a strange error that's occurring since I upgraded to MacTeX 2024 (before I was ...
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Can't get libertine to work with newtxmath in lualatex and have PDF/A compliance

I am desperately trying to use libertine font together with newtxmath in lualatex and found two solutions which are equally bad for different reasons. Here is the document: \pdfvariable minorversion=5 ...
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Creating a PDF/A and PDF/X multistandard compliant document with scrbook and LuaLaTeX

I'm trying to create a PDF that is PDF/A- and PDF/X-compliant at the same time with LuaLaTeX and documentclass scrbook in different flavors. So far, I found some working code. This MWE helped me ...
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package clash of zwpagelayout, pdfx and scrlayer-scrpage: TeX capacity exceeded

If use pdflatex on the minimal (non-)working example: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[onlycropmarks,croptitle={~}]{zwpagelayout} \usepackage[x-4]{pdfx} \usepackage{scrlayer-scrpage} \begin{...
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PDF/A compliance with pdf metadata

I am trying to create pdf/a-1b compliant pdf with the \DocumentMetadata and properly add the metadata. Firstly, I tried with pdfx, but the metadata was empty. My question is similar to this one, so I ...
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charter [mathdesign] pdf/a failure glyph width consistency failure

2023 texlive. A simple pdf file fails a veraPDF validation. This in itself would not be so bad, except kdp now suddenly no longer accepts my pdf. could be this, could be some images, don't know yet....
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Conflict of pdfx (hyperref), ntheorem, and cleveref

Compiling the MWE \documentclass{book} \usepackage[x-1a1]{pdfx}% also loads hyperref \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[amsmath,amsthm,thref,thmmarks]{ntheorem} \usepackage{cleveref} \newtheorem{...
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Generate valid PDF/X-1a file with ConTeXt

I want to generate a valid PDF/X-1a file with ConTeXt. I'm currently doing \setupbackend[ format=PDF/X-1a:2001, intent={Coated FOGRA39 (ISO 12647-2:2004)}] When I validate the resulting PDF ...
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pdfpages include breaks PDF/A compatibility

I have an issue where including a normal pdf makes my document fail to be pdf/a compliant, because of the font includes. My template uses pdfx for pdf/a compatibility, I'm using pdfpages to include ...
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Book recommendations for pre-press and printing a LaTeX document

I'm on the way to self-publishing a book I wrote in LaTeX. Now, I don't have any broader background in LaTeX other than scientific writing. However, I got this far that I now need to dive into the ...
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How to get rid of: "Package hyperref Warning: The PDF version number could not be set because some PDF objects are already written"?

I want to use the pdfx package with LuaLatex to generate a PDF/X compliant PDF file. The following Warning outputs: Package hyperref Warning: The PDF version number could not be set, ...
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How can I get rid of CreationDate error from pdfx package?

I'm trying to compile my memoir document with the package pdfx into a PDF/X-1a1 compliance by using XeLaTex from latexmk and neovim with the vimtex plugin. EDIT: Here's the following log message by ...
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How to produce PDF/A and PDF/X in 2022?

As many of us know, there exists a package, called pdfx, originally codeveloped by Hàn Thế Thành, which is supposed to be able to produce PDFs satisfying the PDF/X or PDF/A standards. However, it has ...
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Why does pdfx create empty .out files?

More an annoying itch than a problem … \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a-1b]{pdfx} \begin{document} hello \end{document} produces an empty .out file. It is always empty — I have not yet figured ...
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Metadata with pdfx - data in wrong fields

I want to create a pdf with some metadata, and pdfx seemed like a good choice. Here is my MWE \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.xmpdata} \Title{Foo} \Author{Hennich} \Keywords{pdfx\sep test} \...
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Error with pdfx package compiled with lualatex

I need to compile my thesis as a PDF/A-compliant document. Therefore I use the pdfx package. Reacently (due to many many tikz figures) I have changed from pdflatex to lualatex (TeX memory - ...
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Incompatibility between memoir settrimmedsize and PDF-X?

I'm trying to generate a pdf-x with pdfxpackage. If I compile the following mwe with LuaLaTeX or XeLaTeX \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \setstocksize{29.7cm}{21cm} \settrimmedsize{21cm}{...
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PDFA compliance vs. pdf metadata with newtx

According to pages 28-29 of the documentation for the newtx package, version 1.704 (January 9, 2022), the following source includes the "elements [needed] to specify to generate a pdf satisfying ...
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Error while using math packages with pdf/a-1 [duplicate]

I get the error Undefined control sequence. $\dot{\bar{x}}$ if I combine any of the listed math packages together with the pdfx-package. Both $\dot{x}$ and $\bar{x}$ just work fine. I need the PDF to ...
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Package PDFX does not work with the latest MikTeX (or other issue) [duplicate]

I am trying to build a simple PDF/A file using the package pdfx. On Overleaf it works fine, but on my local distribution (MiKTeX 21.8), it does not work. Here is the sample file I tried to build: \...
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Error using pdfx on Tex Live 2021

After switching from Tex Live 2019 to 2021, pdfx doesn't seem to work correctly. MWE that works on 2019 but not on 2021: \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.xmpdata} \Title{Some document} \Author{...
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Can't set metadata when using XeTex and pdfx to create a PDF/A file

I'm trying to create a PDF/A file using XeTex and leveraging the pdfx package. The page 96 of the pdfx documentation seems to indicate that XeTex should be accomodated. I've also tried using xmpincl ...
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How to get from pdflatex file containing \includegraphics a pdfx file? Is a short and comprehensive manual?

How to get from pdflatex file containing \includegraphics a pdfx file? Where is a short and comprehensive manual? Thank you!
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I can't create a custom title: "Undefined control sequence" [closed]

I need to generate a pdf compliant with PDF/X-1a:2001 and I'm having an error trying to create a title page based on titleTH. I'm having the error: Undefined control sequence. \titleTH When I click ...
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I need a barcode in a PDF/A

as in the title, I need a (simple 128) barcode and I need the PDF/A standard. I know how to do both separately. But pdfx won't run with latex so I cannot create a DVI and so on, which I need for the ...
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PDFX: Unicode in title

I try to get an PDF/A document and followed different samples. When using pdfx to my understanding I cannot use any longer \hyperref package. Therefore I have problems to set the encoding. I have the ...
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PDF/X: Preflight says Glyphs are missing in embedded font

I'm creating a wall calendar using LaTeX. However, in prepress Acrobat 8's preflight says "Glyphs are missing in embedded font" to some glyphs in Roboto Black. It seems only the glyphs ß, 5, ...
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How to know if my file is inserted correctly `glyphtounicode`

In several suggestions for making pdflatex output copy-and-pasteable, is part of the suggestion to insert the code, \input glyphtounicode.tex \pdfgentounicode=1 \pdfcompresslevel=0 TeXstudio marks in ...
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Metadata with more than one language

I want to use more than one language in the creation of my Metadata. I was looking at the pdfx package documentation. And as I understood it, that would be possible. Based on the information in ...
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How can I achieve a PDF/A compliant output with \Big[ in fourier font?

I'm trying to make my pdf validate against PDF/A 1-b with verapdf. For the MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fourier} \usepackage[a-1b]{...
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Difference between two ways of embedding metadata into pdf outpurt [duplicate]

The following source, using hyperref, shows two different ways of embedding metadata into the output from using pdflatex: Using the pdfx package with option a-2u — this happens when the flag validate ...
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Validate pdf with and without pdfx

The following document, which uses hyperref, illustrates two ways of embedding metadata into the output from pdflatex: Using the pdfx package with option a-2u — this happens when the flag validate is ...
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Validate PDF/A-2u with MathTime 2 Lite fonts

How might I get the following source, using the MathTime 2 Lite fonts, to pass PDF/A-2u validation? The error is: "The Font dictionary of all fonts shall define the map of all used character ...
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How can pdfx and crop package work together in one document?

This is still a question related to the book to be published. The printer requires PDF/X-4 for the PDF and hence I am trying to include pdfx into it. However as we also need to include crop marks, ...
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Creating a PDF/X-3 conforming file based on Koma-Script "scrbook" class fails while it works for standard "book" class

I am trying to set up a LaTeX file using the "scrbook" class from the Koma-Script so that the resulting PDF when compiled with pdflatex complies with the PDF/X-3 standard for professional printing ...
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Using CMYK/Transparent images in a PDF file

I am using PDFX / Lualatex to create a PDF/X-4 file. My problem is that the publisher is wanting the images in the file to be CMYK. Some of my images are transparent. The problem: Latex only ...
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pdfx causes soul to stop working

I noticed that adding pdfx package to my document stopped the soul package from highlighting the text in yellow. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[a-1b]{pdfx} % comment this out \...
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Set TrimBox to geometry's layout area

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{ paperwidth=10cm , paperheight=10cm , layoutwidth=5cm , layoutheight=5cm , layouthoffset=25mm , layoutvoffset=25mm , ...
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MarkInfo and StructTreeRoot missing when generating PDF/A 1-a file in Latex

I need to submit my thesis as a PDF/A 1-a file but I am having issues in generating the file from Latex. I have several problems (one with Transparencies) but I think the main issues go down to ...
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pdfx problem with double \tilde

My question may not be far away from this one here: pdfx problem with embedding the pigpen font (?) but I didn't really find an answer to mine so here it comes: I want to produce a PDF/A compliant ...
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amsmath+pdfx causes overdot misplacement

The concurrent use of amsmath and pdfx results On the other hand, if I comment out either pdfx or amsmath, the dot is positioned correctly: What causes this glitch? The document class and the ...
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How can I create a tagged PDF/UA document with pdfx?

I know this question has been asked here, but it was last active 4 years ago and I'm hoping the situation has improved since then. I've been looking at using the pdfx package with the ua option, with ...
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pdfx + embedall

I quite like the idea of two things: PDF/A complience embedding TeX source in the PDF Hence I'm trying to do this MWE \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage[a-3u,pdf17]{pdfx} % todo: update ...
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Undefined control sequence using pdfx and Lualatex

Compiling a simple example on PDF/A with Lualatex returns the following error: ! Undefined control sequence. l.660 \ifnum\shellescape Or, for a PDF/X: ! Undefined control sequence. l.333 \...
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Generate PDF/A-1b with LuaLaTeX

update since pdfx and hyperxmp are not compatible I try to use lualatex to generate PDF/A-1b compatible files without creating and xmp file. My attempt does not work. The pdf is generated but adobe ...
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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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