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    Does anyone know of any decent PDF writing software i can pushout using group policy apart from cute pdf?

    Thanks

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    PDFCreator is good. I haven't done it yet, but apparently you can install on your printer server and just share it out and map the clients to it.

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    We use PDFCreator. I have an msi of it so just roll it out to all workstations that need it via group policy

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    PDf Creator from PDFforge.org we use this in all our classrooms with not problems at all and it's open source

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcollings View Post
    We use PDFCreator. I have an msi of it so just roll it out to all workstations that need it via group policy
    How would i get one of those please?

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    I use the one in Office applications.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    How would i get one of those please?
    I'll zip ours up and put it on here tomorrow for you.

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    We use pdf995

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    bullzip script deploys quite happily then just print to a fake printer

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    I use PrimoPDF, but I'm not sure if this is available as an MSI. Alternatively, doesn't Office 2007 SP2 have a built in PDF printer? I remember reading Microsoft were going to include this, but I've never looked to see if it's there!

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    Office's PDF plug in, no need for any extra training on how to use it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael View Post
    I use PrimoPDF, but I'm not sure if this is available as an MSI. Alternatively, doesn't Office 2007 SP2 have a built in PDF printer? I remember reading Microsoft were going to include this, but I've never looked to see if it's there!
    They do yes but we are not on 2007.

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    We used to use PDFCreator before we now use the PDF tool within Office 2007.

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    Started using PDF Redirect that does merge and postscript quality

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    If you have the adobe master collection or the adobe publishing pack with indesign in it, distillr from memory installs a virtual pdf printer that you can use.

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