The Office Document Printing subcommittee works on issues related to generating reliable print-worthy PDF documents from office (non-professional) layout applications.
- V1 Specifications, the result of a long period of analysis and thorough testing to address practical issues such as:
- color handling
- font usage
- different PDF creation methods and tools
- the use of live transparency in Microsoft® Office applications
- Creation of print ready PDF from Apple® Mac® OS Office applications.
- MS® Office-generated XPS (XML Paper Specification) files and how to handle these for production printing.
- The more general use of XPS as a print ready exchange format between creation and production of printed documents.
- The future use of PDF/X-4 and PDF/A-2 in creation and production as a next step in exchange of print ready PDF.