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Saving to the PDF/A Format


A PDF/A file is a basic PDF file with a few minor differences. A PDF/A file is well-suited for long-term archiving, as it internally embeds fonts and forbids active scripts and videos from running.

You can read more about the PDF/A format on Wikipedia.

Creating a PDF/A Using Adobe Acrobat X

  1. Click on File - Save As... - More Options - PDF/A.

  2. Use the save dialog to save your PDF/A. Note that it may take a few seconds to save the file.
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