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Insert, extract, delete pages

Adobe Acrobat 7.0: How To

How to insert/extract/delete pages in a PDF/A document

Ethesis: Use the following guide to insert scanned waivers/permission forms to your PDF. Use the guide Create a PDF from a physical original to generate PDF/A compliant PDF pages to insert.

Create a PDF from LaTeX

Adobe Acrobat 7.0: How To

Create a PDF/A document from a LaTeX document (eThesis)

A common way of creating PDF documents is by converting another document format into a PDF. This option has the inherent advantages of both creating a fully searchable PDF from the beginning, as well as generating a finished PDF with an optimally small file size.

PDF/A compliance

Adobe Acrobat 7.0: How To

How to verify PDF/A compliance (eThesis)

eThesis: Use the following guide to verify the compliance of your newly created eThesis with the PDF/A standard.

1. Open Adobe Acrobat Step 1

Create a PDF from a physical original

Adobe Acrobat 7.0: How To

Create a PDF/A document from a physical original using a scanner

If you have a physical document that you would like to have converted into a PDF, you will need a computer with a flatbed scanner and a copy of Adobe Acrobat installed. Use the following steps to create a PDF document:

Introduction to PDF/A

Adobe Acrobat 7.0: How To

PDF is great in terms of accessibility nowadays. Most people have, at some point, opened a PDF on their computer and recent statistics suggest that there are more than half a billion copies of the freely downloadable Acrobat Reader installed worldwide.

However, this may not be the case 30 years from now, as standards change and newer technologies become mainstream.

Create a PDF from MS Word 2003

Adobe Acrobat 7.0: How To

Create a PDF/A document from an MS Word document (eThesis)

A common way of creating PDF documents is by converting another document format into a PDF. This option has the inherent advantages of both creating a fully searchable PDF from the beginning, as well as generating a finished PDF with an optimally small filesize. You will need a computer with copies of Adobe Acrobat and MS Word installed.

Brief procedures

eTheses

Create a PDF/A document from a licensed copy of MS Word 2007

  • Download and install the Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS Add-in (already installed on Library computers).
  • Open your document in Microsoft Word.
  • Click on the Office button (upper left corner), scroll down to Save as and select the PDF or XPS option.
  • In the next dialog box, click on the Options but

eTheses

Electronic theses are submitted to eScholarship@McGill via the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office. Once the Office has ensured that all requirements for graduation have been met, it authorizes release of the thesis to the Library. Approved theses are available online within a few weeks after graduation.

Electronic theses are also fully catalogued and appear in the Library Catalogue.

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