BoardingPass is a solution that allows incoming data to be checked for the most important print-relevant criteria. With BoardingPass, customer service and sales staff are able to check incoming PDF print data directly from their mail application and give the client easy-to-understand feedback. This means that the print data does not even have to go through the print service provider’s internal production workflow, but can be checked directly for print-relevant criteria and also reviewed.
Some time ago I reported on a solution for a problem with the PDF/X export in InDesign CC 2019.
With the update to InDesign 14.0.1 released on 19.11.18 (according to Adobe) the problem should also be solved.
Now, several readers have recently reported that the problem has reappeared in the latest version CC 2021 (version 16.1). (Unfortunately I can currently not reproduce the problem since I have to stick with an older MacOS version because of customer project.)
Enfocus PitStop product manager Andrew Bailes-Collins has published an article entitled Why you should have bleed in a PDF file.
Coincidentally, the recently announced version 2021 of Enfocus PitStop will include several enhancements related to bleed… 😉
Enfocus has also published a comprehensive blog post entitled How to fix PDF bleed problems with PitStop Pro.
The instructions for creating accessible PDFs with Word, PowerPoint and InDesign from the TU Dresden refer, among other things, to the online tool PAVE for checking PDF documents for accessibility.
This is supposed to lead to an accessible PDF in four steps:
A short YouTube video (15’09”) demonstrates the functionality of PAVE 2.0: