How can I quickly convert many Powerpoint (ppt,pps, ppsx and pptx) files to PDF? Is this also possible in PDF/A?

This is very easy with the PDFen tool:

1) Upload your Powerpoint files in the tool by clicking on 'Upload'.

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How can I quickly convert many Excel (xls, xlsx) files to PDF? Is this also possible in PDF/A?

This is very easy with the PDFen tool:

1) Upload your Excel files in the tool by clicking on 'Upload'.

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How can I quickly convert many Word (doc, docx) files to PDF? Is this also possible in PDF/A?

This is very easy with the PDFen tool:

1) Upload your Word files in the tool by clicking on 'Upload'.

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How can I merge files into one PDF and generate a table of contents?

Merging files is easy and fast with the PDF tool.

1) Upload your files in the tool by clicking 'upload' and selecting your files.

2) Click on 'Merge'.

Your files are now merged into 1 PDF, you can download the PDF by clicking on 'download'.

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What is the best PDF format I can use to publish my PDF on a website?

Optimize PDF settings

It is advised to use a linear PDF, this results in the best user experience.

A linear PDF is a PDF file that is (web) optimized. This increases the performances of the PDF when opened in browsers or PDF readers, such as Chrome, Safari, Edge, Firefox, Adobe Reader and so on.

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My PDF-file is too big to send via email, how can I reduce the size?

Optimize PDF settings

This can easily be done with the PDFen tool! You can reduce the size of one or multiple PDF-files very easy, so that these can be sent via email. Reduce the size of your file by clicking on 'Compress' at the left bottom of the page.

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What is a Linearized PDF file (Web Optimized)?

Optimize PDF settings

A linearized PDF is a PDF file which is (web) optimized to be opened in browsers or PDF readers like Chrome, Safari, Edge, Firefox, Adobe Reader, etc. 

You could say: "All PDF files which are published on a website, must be linearized to have the best user experience"

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Are document calculated as one 'credit'?

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Yes, but there are some exceptions

In general, converting or merging your file will cost one 'credit'. There are a number of exceptions where more 'credits' are calculated. Below you can see which actions these are.

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How do you export Outlook mail (to a pst file)?

Convert your Outlook PST file to PDF/A

Using a PST file, you can make a backup/export of your Outlook mail. All your mails will be saved in one (PST) file. It is the first step in the archiving process to prepare all your mails for long term archiving (PDF/A).

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Exporting Outlook mails to a PST file using time filter

In Outlook you can set a time filter while exporting mails to PST

While using Outlook, it is possible to export mails to a PST file. Here we will explain how you can filter your mails based on time, so that only mails send or received in a certain period will be exported.

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What are the differences between PDF/A-2 and PDF/A-1?

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The PDF/A-2 standard was published in 2011. Opposite to PDF/A-1, PDF/A-2 is entirely based on guidelines of ISO (International Organization for Standardization) as published in ISO standard “ISO-32000”.

If PDF/A-1 meets your requirements for archiving you don't need to change to PDF/A-2.

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How to convert an email, with or without attachments, to PDF

Mail conversion options

With PDFen there are various ways to convert your email to PDF or PDF/A

With www.pdfen.com you can choose to convert email and attachments together or separately to PDF.

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What extensions can PDFen convert to PDF?

Supported extensions in PDFen

PDFen can convert the following file formats/extensions to PDF

With the PDFen-tools you can convert multiple types of files to PDF files or PDF/A files. It enables you to have access and open your files on virtually all devices: computer, iPad, tablet and smartphone.

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