Your PDF must comply to the:
EDAS will reject the upload if any of the following is found in PDF: bookmarks, form fields, links (URLs), PDF annotation, fonts not embedded, PDF is a scanned image, PDF is encrypted file or print-only file. PDF version must be ≥ 1.4.
Simplified requirements for creating compliant PDF files for IEEE Xplore can be downloaded as a guideline.
You can produce a compliant file with the assistance of IEEE PDF eXpress Plus (IEEE’s online file conversion/PDF validation tool), or on your own, using the settings for Adobe Acrobat as given below.
It is strongly advised to use IEEE PDF eXpress Plus (IEEE’s online file conversion/PDF validation tool) as an assistance to generate a compliant PDF, or to check the compliance of PDF you generated.
IEEE PDF eXpress Plus is not the part of the submission system, it is only a recommended conversion/check tool. PDF must be uploaded in EDAS.
IEEE PDF eXpress Plus usage instructions:
The IEEE prepares and distributes Adobe Acrobat .joboptions files. These contain a complete configuration for Adobe Acrobat for use with Adobe PDFMaker, the Adobe PDF printer driver and Acrobat Distiller to compile compliant PDF files.
Install these .joboptions to work with Adobe Acrobat Standard or Professional under Windows as follows: