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When submitting a PDF file to the Research Collection please make sure

  • that your file is not write-protected
  • that fonts are embedded in the file
  • that you submit your file in the PDF/A format to enable its readabilty over the long-term


  • Open the Word or PowerPoint file with Adobe Acrobat Professional

  • Select the menu item “Save as…” in the “File” menu and choose “PDF/A”.

  • In the next window, you determine the file name, the storage place and the button “Settings…”.

  • In another window, select the option “PDF/A-1b” and “sRGB” (Screenshot).


3. Saving a file as PDF/A-1b using Acrobat PDFMaker


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