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ISO 19593-1

Graphic technology - Use of PDF to associate processing steps and content data - Part 1: Processing steps for packaging and labels

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Organization: ISO
Publication Date: 1 July 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 22
ICS Code (IT applications in information, documentation and publishing): 35.240.30
ICS Code (Other standards related to graphic technology): 37.100.99
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This document describes a method for storing data in a PDF file that correspond to the processing steps of printed products.

This method has three parts:

1) metadata identifying processing steps;

2) limitations on the interaction between PDF graphics objects that are part of a processing step and other PDF graphics objects;

3) limitations on PDF graphics objects in processing steps. This method is intended to be generic, i.e. not specific to packaging and labels.

In addition, this document defines the following packaging- and label-specific groups of processingsteps data:

- data corresponding to finishing steps, such as cutting, folding or glueing;

- Braille;

- information panels;

- indications of physical dimensions;

- indications of intended positions of graphical elements;

- printed white, for example on transparent or metallic surfaces;

- printed varnish.

Document History

ISO 19593-1
July 1, 2018
Graphic technology - Use of PDF to associate processing steps and content data - Part 1: Processing steps for packaging and labels
This document describes a method for storing data in a PDF file that correspond to the processing steps of printed products. This method has three parts: 1) metadata identifying processing steps;...

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