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Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) Submission

MS Word -> PDF/A

SAVING AS A PDF/A FILE IN WORD FOR WINDOWS

Saving your MS Word document as a PDF/A file is not difficult, but involves a few steps. Please note that a regular PDF file is not a PDF/A file. Below are screen shots explaining how to save your MS Word document as a PDF/A file in a PC environment.

  1. With your final thesis version open in MS Word, choose File Save As:
  2. In the “Save As” dialog box, choose PDF files as the “type.”
  3. Then open the “Options” dialog box.
  4. Make sure the “ISO 19005-1 compliant (PDF/A)” box is checked.
  5. Then click “OK” to save.

MS Word Save As Dialog Box