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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

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.

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

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