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How to create pdf

  1. HubPages profile image
    HubPagesposted 8 years ago

    How to create pdf

  2. Philip Bradbury profile image57
    Philip Bradburyposted 8 years ago

    Using Adobe is one answer, but only for Americans and Canadians. If you live somewhere else, as most of us do, the cheapest and easiest way to create a PDF is to download the Open Office suite of programs - they are all FREE! Then open Open Office Writer, open the MSWord document you want to convert to a PDF and then just click the PDF icon at the top and, poof!, it's done.

  3. DaveHarris profile image79
    DaveHarrisposted 8 years ago

    Open Office, as someone has said, is good but if you either don't want to use the whole OO sute (e.g. you prefer MS Office) or you need to produce a PDF file from another program, then Free PDF Creator is the answer. This is another Open Source product which is, as its name implies, totally free. You can get it here:

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfcrea … e/download

    Once it's installed, if you try to print from any program, you can select a printer called "PDFCreator". Select it and click OK. After a few seconds, you will get a dialogue box which enables you to set things like the document titale and author. There is an "Advanced" button which enables you to control virtually all aspects of PDF production but most people can safely ignore it. Click "Save" and you get to choose where you want the PDF file should be stored. Navigate to your desired folder, give the document a name and click the button to complete the operation. By default the new PDF will be automatically opened in the default PDF reader (usually Adobe Reader). This behaviour can be changed by clicking on that "Advanced" button I mentioned earlier and changing it there.

  4. Silver_Lotus profile image60
    Silver_Lotusposted 8 years ago

    Primo PDF is good too. And it's also free.


  5. TechieGuy profile image56
    TechieGuyposted 8 years ago

    I like PrimoPDF as well, and haven't had an issue with it. You can create PDF documents from many applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, OpenOffice apps, notepad.

    If you can print to a printer you can create a PDF file with PrimoPDF.

  6. laswi profile image59
    laswiposted 8 years ago

    I use Adobe Acrobat Writer 7.0 Professional. Once you instal Adobe Acrobat Writer, you can just create a pdf file using software like Microsoft Word, Excel, Lotus 1-2-3, Internet Explorer, Firefox and many more. When Adobe Acrobat Writer is installed, it comes to the "Printers and faxes" menu just like another printer. You just create your document on MS Word or Excel or whatever you are familiar with and select "Print page setup" and set up the printing options like range, margines etc. and then select "Adobe PDF" as the "Printer" and then click "Print". Then it will ask you for a folder to save the file and a name for the file. Once you give these and click Ok, your pdf file will be there in the folder. It can be opened on either Adobe Reader, Adobe Writer or any other pdf reader software.

  7. randommemories profile image58
    randommemoriesposted 8 years ago

    Just a side note..

    As of Service Pack 2 Microsoft Office 2007 comes with the built in ability to publish the document to PDF..

    So if you already have it, get service pack 2
    http://www.microsoft.com/DownLoads/deta … laylang=en

  8. aperturering profile image80
    apertureringposted 8 years ago

    Have you ever wanted to know how to turn your documents into a PDF file?    You can create a PDF file from your documents by using a program called a PDF Writer. Just as the name suggests, these programs will write your documents to a PDF.   Most... read more

  9. hpxtreme profile image62
    hpxtremeposted 8 years ago

    Adobe Acrobat PDF File  PDF files are a means of sending documents to others in a clean and secure way. The files are secure in that others are not able to edit them if you choose to make the PDF protected. You can choose this option when you are... read more

  10. deselma profile image66
    deselmaposted 8 years ago

    How to create and join or merge PDF file using free software.
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    nancy2009posted 8 years ago

    i am using simpo pdf creator,whenever i want to convert any files i will use it to convert them into PDF,it supports merge method,very powerful feature.

  12. dabeaner profile image57
    dabeanerposted 8 years ago

    If you get the free Open Office Suite to replace Microsucks Office, you will find that it can convert several common file types to pdf by just clicking menu selections.

  13. blackmarx profile image82
    blackmarxposted 8 years ago

    CutePDF Writer (formerly CutePDF Printer) is the free version of commercial PDF creation software.  Create PDF documents on the fly — for Free!

    Portable Document Format (PDF) is the de facto standard for the secure and reliable distribution... read more

  14. rmshdc profile image61
    rmshdcposted 8 years ago

    To create PDF files free, use the Sun Microsystem's Open Office Suite.

    Open Office Suite is a free software which is replacement for the expensive MS Office Suite.  You can download the free Open Office Suite at http://www.openoffice.org/

    If you want a Word document to be converted to PDF file, then simply open the document in WRITER and convert the same into PDF easily.

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    kumba8posted 7 years ago

    I am using MS office 2007.
    It is very easy to create .pdf file.
    What I am doing is: I  have for example MS word document (.doc) which I want to make .pdf. The only thing that I have to do is to open the file and from menu button to select Save as -> PDF or XPS option. After that the .pdf file is ready.
    Easy Isn't it?

  16. bettanywire profile image57
    bettanywireposted 7 years ago

    There are available software out there that are called PDF creator, if you have this software then it's just easy for you to convert a document into a PDF form.

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    technibzposted 5 years ago

    Save as pdf on Microsoft Office (which is the easiest method I can think of especially because MS Office has a very easy interface for arranging the elements on your page)