Q: Can I create a PDF/A compatible document?
Q: How does PDFNet handle PDF/A, PDF/E, PDF/X, formats?
PDFNet allows processing and generation of any PDF document, and it
does not prevent the user from creating a valid document that includes
features that are not listed in one of the PDF subsets. To make your
application PDF/A compliant, you need to make sure that you are using
only features allowed by a given subset (e.g. you shouldn't embed
http://www.pdftron.com/net/faq.html#pdfnet_pdfx for more info. We do
have many clients that implemented PDF/A and PDF/X workflows, however
restricting the entire API to a given subset of PDF is not something
that would benefit most of our clients.
In the latest version of PDFNet SDK (v.3.5 and above) we made sure that
all Cos/SDF serialization is strictly PDF/A compatible (the problem was
that PDF/A put some additional constraints on Cos layer - unlike PDF/X,
PDF/E, PDF/H, etc).
Also Acrobat 8 now includes a built-in PDF/X, PDF/A verification
utility which can be used to check it the PDF output is compliant with
a given 'PDF subset'. This information can be used to quickly identify
any inconsistencies with a 'PDF subset' and to make corresponding
changes in the PDF generation code.
Through our support program we can also assist you and help you to
produce the optimal PDF/A, PDF/X, PDF/E output.