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Windows Thread, Print to PDF in Technical; Been asked to install a print to PDF utility [for DIDA coursework - publisher, powerpoint etc] Does anyone know of ...
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    Print to PDF

    Been asked to install a print to PDF utility [for DIDA coursework - publisher, powerpoint etc]

    Does anyone know of / can anyone recommend a free utility to do this?

    [A quick google brought up primoPDF - which I'm testing now.]

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    Re: Print to PDF

    We use this for DIDA

    http://www.cutepdf.com/index.htm

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    Re: Print to PDF

    We were also requested to install a pdf writer, thankfully before the summer upgrades - makes a change to get some notice!.

    Went with CutePDF http://www.cutepdf.com/Products/CutePDF/writer.asp

    Pretty easy to install / use

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    Re: Print to PDF

    SNAP!

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    Re: Print to PDF

    Using CUPS-PDF on a Linux based print server. There's a HOWTO describing how to set it up in a Windows AD enviroment.

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    Re: Print to PDF

    Thanks very much guys. CutePDF looks a little involved with Ghostscript needed as well

    hmm - seems that PrimoPDF as an MSI install costs

    Checking out GoToPDF and PDF4Free [looks promising: "Automatic installation"]

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    Re: Print to PDF

    mmm - PDF4Free is quick and hassle free [directs initially to My Documents [Primo points to it's own folder]

    I should have said: I'm converting from Office 2000 primarily

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    Re: Print to PDF

    Ah damn - silent install on Pro version! [PDF4Fre]

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    Re: Print to PDF

    PDF Online is free - max file size 2mb [could be a bonus :P] but nothing to install

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    Re: Print to PDF

    Have you tried PDFCreator? http://sector7g.wurzel6.de/pdfcreator/index_en.htm

    I used to use it all the time before we got a full copy of Acrobat.
    Don't know how easy it is to package though.

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    Re: Print to PDF

    Thanks [love the avatar BTW lol! ]

    That also needs ghostscript but worthy nonetheless

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    Re: Print to PDF

    Go for Macromedia studio 8 and use Flashpaper?

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    Re: Print to PDF

    Im sure its PDF creator I ahve used before and the ghostscript was just an extra install with no need to configure.

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    Re: Print to PDF

    MM8 is on the cards. Right thanks Chris - will give that a try then.

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