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Many government authorities and public institutions worldwide now specify formats to use for digital data. Government offices often recommend that working documents use open file formats. More and more often, PDF/A is the only format accepted for final-version files.

February 7, 2013

It is not always easy to tell at first glance whether an existing PDF file actually meets the ISO’s PDF/A standard. To be absolutely certain, you can perform a validation check which examines all relevant parts of a document.

February 7, 2013

PDF/A creation tools
February 7, 2013

PDF/A documents can be created in a variety of ways. This section will sketch out just a few typical approaches.

February 7, 2013

Bei vielen Aufgabenstellungen hat sich der PDF/A-Standard bewährt. Wir zeigen einige Beispiele aus der Praxis im Überblick.

February 7, 2013

The PDF/A standard offers practical solutions for a wide variety of tasks, bringing advantages to many areas of application.

February 7, 2013

After the first part of PDF/A was published, two more parts arrived.

February 7, 2013

A short history of PDF/A
February 7, 2013

As Adobe Systems’ 1993-published Portable Document Format (PDF) grew in popularity, users and developers began to recognise its potential for long-term archiving.

February 7, 2013

Put in the simplest possible terms, PDF/A is a PDF which forbids certain functions which could hinder long-term archiving. PDF/A also demands that the file meet certain requirements which guarantee reliable reproduction.

February 7, 2013

PDF/A is a multi-part ISO standard developed over many years of committee work by industry associations, businesses and public authorities around the world.

February 7, 2013

Typical uses for PDF/A
February 7, 2013

The PDF/A standard has proved its suit- ability for a wide variety of tasks. Here we can show you just a few brief practical examples.

February 7, 2013


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