If you want to save the contents in PDF document for a long time, the standard PDF document may not be able to do this work because PDF document rely on external information when saving contents. So there may be some problems if the external conditions change when you open the document. But the development of PDF/A resolves this kind of problem well because it is able to protect the contents for a long-term independent the external conditions. So converting the document of PDF to PDF/A is a good choice if you want to save the archival documents for a long time.
The application PDF to PDF/A Converter can help you do this kind of work. It is an application that specially designed for make this kind of conversion. You can also use the application to set different parameters for the target file in the conversion process. For example, if you want to set PDF Open Action, one easy command will be enough.
There are several parameters about PDF Open Action such as FitR, FitB, FitBH and FitBV, etc. If you don’t understand them, please see the following contents:
FitR means to display the PDF page with its contents magnified just enough to fit the rectangle specified by the coordinates left, bottom, right, and top entirely within the window both horizontally and vertically.
FitB means to display the PDF page with its contents magnified just enough to fit its bounding box entirely within the window both horizontally and vertically.
FitBH means to display the PDF page with the vertical coordinate top positioned at the top edge of the window and the contents of the page magnified just enough to fit the entire width of its bounding box within the window.
FitBV means to display PDF page with the horizontal coordinate left positioned at the left edge of the window and the contents of the page magnified just enough to fit the entire height of its bounding box within the window.
Please download the application at https://www.verydoc.com/pdf2pdfa_cmd.zip and extract the ZIP file to some disk of your computer. Then the executable file pdf2pdfa.exe can be runnable instantly. Please see the conversion steps in the following contents.
The first step is to open MS-DOS interface in which you can input the command line. Please click “Start”—“Run” or use the hot key “Window”+ “R” to open “Run” dialog box. Then please input “cmd” in “Open” combo box and click “OK” button.
The second step is to input the command line in MS-DOS interface. The command line contains called program, parameter for setting PDF Open Action, source file and target file. Please see the following command line example:
pdf2pdfa.exe -openaction “FitBH” C:\in.pdf C:\out.pdf
In the command line,
pdf2pdfa.exe stands for the called program.
-openaction “FitBH” for setting PDF Open Action as “FitBH” mode.
C:\in.pdf stands for the path of source file.
C:\out.pdf stands for the name of the target file.
Please remember to use the paths of each file appearing in the command line. At last, please click “Enter” button on your keyboard to run the conversion from PDF to PDF/A.
If you want to learn more information about the application PDF to PDF/A Converter, please enter its homepage at https://www.verydoc.com/pdf-to-pdfa.html.