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Add PDF/UA identifier

What it does

This command adds a particular XMP file - the PDF/UA identifier - to your document.

Use it for

Marking your document as a PDF/UA file.


The PDF/UA identifier is not a certificate. It is only a mark: the file pretends to be a PDF/UA compliant file.

Only use the PDF/UA identifier if you have successfully evaluated your file as PDF/UA compliant.


How to use it

  1. Click in the ribbon tab Extras on the button Add PDF/UA identifier.
    Button: Add PDF/UA identifier
  2. Done!

Related checkpoint 

Matterhorn Protocol (PDF/UA)

  • Checkpoint 06: Metadata, Failure Condition 06-002

Read more: Matterhorn Protocol - PDF/UA translated into checkpoints

Related accessibility issue

The PDF/UA identifier enables machines to identify the document as PDF/UA compliant.