[pdftex] PDF/A (was: PDF/X1a)

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Mon Mar 3 09:08:36 CET 2008

2008/3/3, David Rendon <darfguard-latex at yahoo.com>:
>  I'm in a similar situation, where I need to generate PDF/A compliant
>  files. (PDF/A is a subset of the PDF standard that tries to ensure
>  that archived documents will be interpreted in the exact same way by
>  future PDF readers --things like font versions, etc). I have no hopes
>  of getting pdftex to generate PDF/A, but I found that Acrobat
>  Professional 8 handles the conversion just fine (unless I need
>  hyperlinks, which I do: that required a small and ugly hack of
>  heperref.sty -- see my message of Jan 30).

PDF/A-1b is doable with 1.40; -1a needs tagged PDF, which probably
needs changes in pdfTeX.


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