Abstract Preview

This document specifies the use of the Portable Document Format (PDF) 2.0, as formalized in ISO 32000-2:—, for preserving the static visual representation of page based electronic documents over time in addition to allowing any type of other content to be included as an embedded file or attachment.

This document does not apply to:

— specific processes for converting paper or electronic documents to the PDF/A format;

— specific technical design, user interface, implementation, or operational details of rendering;

— specific physical methods of storing these documents such as media and storage conditions;

— required computer hardware and/or operating systems.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2020-11
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 27
  • :
    ISO/TC 171/SC 2
    Document file formats, EDMS systems and authenticity of information
  • 35.240.30
    IT applications in information, documentation and publishing
    37.100.99
    Other standards related to graphic technology

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