[pdftex] Setting annotation flags in links created by hyperref

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Fri Apr 18 15:58:30 CEST 2008

On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 01:10:44AM -0500, David Rendon wrote:

> On Apr 16, 2008, at 4:33 AM, Heiko Oberdiek wrote:
> > Now I have seen the PDF/A standard and was able to implement a
> > new option `pdfa' for hyperref 6.77p. It tries to avoid violations
> > of PDF/A, see README. However, many thinks aren't controlled by
> > hyperref, thus a post-processing step is usually necessary.
> > But perhaps Adobe Acrobat is now happy.
> >
> This is wonderful news! Thank you very, very much!
> I tested hyperref 6.77p with a fairly complex document. The PDF file  
> produced is not PDF/A compliant, as expected. But now Acrobat  
> Professional 8 does not have any problems converting it directly to  
> PDF/A-1b (with sRGB output intent).

Good to know.

> It does have problems converting to PDF/A-1a or to -1b using other  
> output intent profiles, but I believe the format that works is what  
> almost everyone needs.

You need tagging for level A compliance.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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