How to produce a ZUGFeRD Compliant PDF/A invoice with ActivePDF DocConverter:

  1. Open Configuration Manager

  2. Navigate to ActivePDF > DocConverter > Converter Profiles

    • Select the "PDF Converter" converter

    • Navigate to the "Settings" tab

    • Under "PDF To PDFA Options", enable "Create ZUGFeRD Compliant PDFs" by checking the check box

    • Click Save

  3. Navigate to ActivePDF > DocConverter > Watch Folder Profiles

    • Navigate to the "Conversion Settings" tab

    • Under "PDF", expand the "Conversion Type" drop down menu and select "Convert To PDF/A"

    • Click Save

  4. Drop a PDF with XML attachment into Watch Folder

  5. Output PDFA is now ready to be validated