How to check pdf/a conformance in Adobe acrobat pro ?

Validation check against PDF/A format is normally available in Adobe Acrobat X Pro. I have just installed a trial version (10.0) but I am not able to find how to do it.

pierre willem

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it might be a good idea to run a preflight inspection.
Open the PDF and choose Tools > Print Production > Preflight.
Choose PDF/A compliance and "Analyze".

Hope it helps. Franck.

By Franck Gl.   

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JR Boulay   

Thanks everyone for the answers.

Franck's reply was the most usefull for me.
I did the preflight check on PDF/A files produced by different softwares and none are fully compliant ...

Best regards

pierre willem   

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