Saving as a standards-compliant PDF


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Saving as a standards-compliant PDF

You know, one of the worst things that can happen to you if you work for prepress at a commercial printer is to get a PDF and have it not be a standard PDF, meaning like, PDF/X-1a, 3Xa, or 4Xa, or all those kind of standard ISO sorts of things, because you have no clue what is in that PDF. It's an evolving thing over the past few years of printers and graphic designers and publishers trying to figure out, okay, if I want to send over PDF, I can assure the printer that I have specified some sort of color management, or output intent, that all the fonts are there, that kind of thing.

If all this is true, it will validate as a certain standard PDF. For example, you may have heard magazines ask you for an advertisement in PDF/X-1a format. PDF/X-1a is a very common format when you have no idea who the printer is going to be. It's kind of like a common denominator format. So like, for example, if I go in Acrobat and I open up a PDF that's been saved to that X1a standard, I can tell ...

Saving as a standards-compliant PDF
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Saving as a standards-compliant PDF provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Anne-Marie Concepción as part of the Acrobat X Essential Training

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