PDF Week Paris 2023
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Join your PDF industry colleagues to learn and share while advancing PDF technology for all stakeholders.



PDF Reuse on the agenda for PDF Week Paris

The goal of the Well-Tagged PDF (WTPDF) specification is to ensure high-quality documents that are suitable for content reuse, extraction, reflow and more. The PDF Reuse TWG meeting in Paris will have WTPDF as the focus of its discussions.

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PDF Accessibility LWG Discusses Techniques for achieving PDF/UA and WCAG compliance

The PDF Accessibility Liaison Working Group (LWG) is taking aim at providing a full set of techniques to demonstrate correct solutions for all tagging issues.

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Making PDF/A conversion easier

PDF/A – the ISO standard for long-term archiving – now has four sub-standards. This raises an obvious question: which one should businesses use for document conversion and archival? Dietrich von Seggern from callas software gives the answer.

Two red buttons one with Convert to PDF/A-1 and the other with Convert to PDF/A-2 and a finger getting ready to tap one of the buttons

RichMedia and 3D PDF Working Groups Meet in Paris

The 3D and RichMedia Technical Working Groups will be combining for an in-person session during PDF Week 2023 Paris to review developments in PDF-embedded 3D models and associated multimedia.

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Digital Signature TWG at PDF Week

The Digital Signature Technical Working Group chair lays out the work to be discussed at PDF Week Paris 2023.

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PDF/UA Processor LWG in Paris

The PDF/UA Processor LWG will continue the work of developing a processor and AT specification to help drive better accessible PDF experiences for all!

Australia and New Zealand jointly adopt PDF/A-4

The joint Australian and New Zealand national committee on Records and Document Management Systems recommendation to both Standards Australia and Standards New Zealand to adopt PDF/A-4 was completed on 23 December 2022.

ISO 19005-4 Document management Electronic document file format for long-term preservation Part 4 Use of ISO 32000-2 PDF/A-4 cover with PDF Association logo

CMap Resource Updates for Unicode 15.0

Adobe engineers have formally added support for Unicode 15 to the CMap resources for both Adobe-Japan1-7 and Adobe-KR-9 in the Adobe CMap Resources GitHub repository.

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PDF 2.0 and ISO 19445 XMP metadata for image and document proofing

How ISO 19445 might be used with PDF 2.0 and related technology updates relevant to the graphic arts industry.

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An update on PDF errata

CTO Peter Wyatt summarizes key takeaways from the first two years of the PDF specification’s public errata process.