PDF-XChange Tutorials

how to create a PDF/A Document

With PDF-XChange Pro and Standard, it is possible to create PDF / A 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 2u, 3a, 3b, 3u documents (further information on the PDF / A standard can be found on Wikipedia.org)

See how it goes...

  • Open your text program (for example MS Word), choose "File / Print" and activate the "PDF-XChange Standard" printer (1) if it isn't already activated.

  • Then click on "Properties" (2)

PDF-XChange Standard Properties

  • Now click on "General" (3) and click on the arrow under "Confirm to Specification:" (4)

  • Select PDF / A-1a, PDF / A-1b, PDF / A-2a, PDF / A-2b, PDF / A-2u etc. (5)

  • Now click on OK and confirm the printing to create the PDF file


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