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25 views

How to save a page in PDF with a single click in Google Chrome?

I would like to accomplish to save a page in PDF with a single click in Google Chrome. Basically have a button or keyboard shortcut which allows me to save a page as PDF in one single action. I want ...
0
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1answer
109 views

Print to pdf without margins

I have a site that generates barcodes for printing. These are to be printed using a label printer (think a Zebra label printer) at exactly 1.25" x 2.50". From the "print" window in my browser I'm ...
2
votes
3answers
524 views

Generating Thermal Printer (Zebra Printer) Sized PDFs for FedEx Labels

Background I own a company which does a lot of FedEx Ground shipping. We have a 3rd party fulfillment center, which stores some of our inventory and at our request ships it. Zebra/Thermal printers ...
0
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1answer
190 views

Make CutePDF embed grayscale images as JPEG?

For printing scanned graphics to PDF, I currently use CutePDF Writer. According to pdfimages, in the generated PDFs it embeds: Black and white images (1 bit) as: losslessly compressed Grayscale ...
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0answers
36 views

Adobe Distiller vs Ghostscript - parameter comparison

Is there a resource comparing command options between Adobe Distiller and Ghostscript?
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0answers
62 views

Line print outputting device, capture, spool, and print to network

I have several pieces of equipment with RS232 or LPT ports which print to old line print printers. One example is a Mictomeritcs density measurement machine which prints directly to a line ...
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3answers
441 views

How to batch unlock multiple PDFs which have same known password?

I have several PDF files each with the same password that I know. What tool or method could batch unlock them and provide a copy of each of the PDFs as an unlocked version? There's CutePDF - could I ...
2
votes
0answers
104 views

Embed PNG images in PDF file without bloat [duplicate]

I'd like to save a document as PDF without any loss in picture quality, with sensible file size. PNG images were imported to the Microsoft Word document. The advantage of PNG format is lossless ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Remove PDF margins and print 2 pages per side

I print out a lot of pdf articles, and I'd like to use less paper by printing 2 pages per side. But due to the large margins---both from the original pdf file and added by the printing process---the ...
2
votes
1answer
200 views

How does a Windows program know if I'm printing to PDF?

I use a program that won't let me print to PDF, only directly to a printer. If I try to print to PDF using CutePDF for example, it prints out a blank page that says the feature is not supported. ...
3
votes
1answer
109 views

Adding 'Licenced To' name to pdf file at time of download

I am looking to provide some pdf files for download. Its almost impossible to stop these being reprinted once downloaded, but I would like to add the name of the purchaser to the bottom of each page ...
1
vote
2answers
818 views

How do I update/upgrade my PDF printer driver?

I am using Windows 7. I recently installed Adobe Acrobat Pro 9, which also installed Adobe's PDF Print Driver, allowing me to print documents directly to a PDF when I go to File --> Print. ...
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votes
1answer
97 views

How to get part of pdf file to another pdf file

I have PDF book. I haven't sources of it. I need to get part of it (i.e 1 chapter of it) to another PDF file. I know that I can print several pages to file, but it isn't enough because the chapter ...
0
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1answer
381 views

Printing PDF causes file size to explode

I'm trying to print parts of my thesis (produced by LATEX), but the file being sent to the printer is way larger than my both my pdf, and the memory usage of the pdf viewer. I searched around a bit, ...
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3answers
991 views

How to save a PSD as a low size PDF

i have my CV on a PSD file so when i save it as a PDF the file size is like 55Mb. so i've tried to save it and open it with Adobe Acrobat to save it again as low size PDF and the file size it's 717Kb ...
4
votes
2answers
239 views

Why is Word 2011 saving 2Mb PDF files when the docx is only 136kb?

Please help me with this. I am saving my resume as PDF. Word makes it into a 2.3Mb PDF file when the original docx is only 136kb. It is a simple one-page document without images or graphics, simply ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Create PDF with print page scale of none

I need to generate a pdf document that has the Print Options of Page Scaling set to "None" or "Actual Size" This setting in the document would mean that the default when you open the document in ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

PDF printer which correctly embeds EPS into PDF

I need to convert to PDF a Word document containing embedded vector EPS images (by printing to PDF printer - I use Word 2003). Several years ago I tested some of commercial and free PDF printers and ...
1
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1answer
1k views

I cannot print or export Adobe XML-Form files

I have PDFCreator and "PrimoPDF" installed, as well as some other print software. Now I own Adobe Acrobat and used it to save content in an Adobe XML-Form file. Now I want to flatten that file, as ...
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2answers
781 views

Automate opening HTML and printing to PDF

I need a way to automate the following process in Windows 7: Open an .html file in Internet Explorer Print to PDF Save the PDF with a patterned file name (i.e., original_name_YYYY-MM-DD.pdf) ...
0
votes
1answer
119 views

PDF fonts that include all possible gTLD chars [closed]

I'm creating a generator for PDF documents in Ruby. When I include Chinese, Japanese and Cyrillic characters, they are displayed incorrectly. It seems that when I'm generating the font I need to ...
5
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3answers
9k views

Where are ghostscript options / switches documented?

I know there is a Ghostscript option, for instance -dPDFSETTINGS=/screen - where is that documented? How can I see what other options it accepts, appart from screen? Also, -dMaxSubsetPct=100 - what ...
1
vote
1answer
102 views

Print same text several time to one page

I have a odt(or pdf, or ps) file. [Really I have odt, but I can easily convert it], it consist of 1 page. No I want to print it to another pdf 4 times to 1 page. There is an option pages per side, so ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Generating a pdf using data rows from excel and an image as the template with placeholders

I have lots of data rows in excel, each row has columns such as first name, last name, gender...etc. I also have an image as the template, I would like to define some placeholders on it. And then for ...
5
votes
8answers
2k views

How to convert a web page into a PDF?

There are many ways to convert a web page to a PDF (online services, bookmarklets, Print to PDF solutions, etc...). But none of these produce a searchable PDF. It seems like they all convert HTML ...
0
votes
3answers
285 views

Print web page to PDF under OS X

Under OS X, what is the best software to convert webpage to PDF? Would be great if I could customize the output – in some cases pages have some columns that are unnecessary to export, or ...
1
vote
1answer
680 views

How to ensure 300+ pixels per inch for images when creating a pdf from Word 2007

I have a large Word 2007 document (a book) which contains around 20 images. All the images are currently in the word document, but I also have them stored separately as high resolution png files. I am ...
2
votes
6answers
2k views

Is there a way to convert a Word document into a PDF document?

I have seen in OpenOffice that I can directly save the document that I have made into a PDF file. They have given an option at the top for this job. Can I convert or save my Microsoft Word file ...
1
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2answers
1k views

Acrobat TrimBoxes and ArtBoxes errors?

Someone in our family is getting into the publishing business, and the printers have very exact specifications for the PDF files they accept. I'm hoping for some help figuring out what is wrong with ...
1
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3answers
1k views

Free PDF Printer on remote machine

I need a free, spy and addware free, pdf print driver for windows. My only additional requirement is that it needs to run fine via Remote Desktop. There are tons on the internet, but it is hard to ...
0
votes
4answers
3k views

Converting Windows Journal files to PDFs from command line

Support for the Windows Journal format (JNT) outside the Windows platform is dismal. Thus, I am looking for a way to convert jnt files to PDFs. Currently, one either has to print to PDFs from ...
0
votes
1answer
319 views

How to convert scanned document to text-based doc/pdf? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Simple, free OCR software (for OS X)? I have a 58-page document that is image-based scans of text. I need this document in text format. Is there an easy way to do this ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

How to embed fonts into PDF

I have a pdf file, and I want to know if I can embed/subset all its fonts into PDF file itself? Is there any tool supporting this operation?
3
votes
3answers
27k views

Print to PDF in Windows XP without installing anything and not being an admin?

At work we are running Windows XP Pro and I am not an administrator. I regularly have to print documents to take with me and I'd rather print them to a PDF and load them directly on my Android phone ...
2
votes
6answers
2k views

Are there any cons or missing features in Nitro PDF Professional versus Adobe Acrobat?

I've been looking into alternative PDF creation software such as NitroPDF. It seems like a bargain at $99 a license compared to $300 for Acrobat. The feature comparison page gives a list of things ...
4
votes
2answers
15k views

Convert a Google Book into a PDF

I saw this nice question about printing webpages. When I try to apply it to this Google Book, I see that it doesn't work. Is there a way to do this?
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4answers
3k views

Recommendation for a simple no-frills Windows PDF printer driver?

I'm looking for an extremely simple Windows PDF printer driver that I can recommend to clients. Ideally it would have these characteristics: When you print something, it should just create it as a ...
11
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8answers
10k views

Download or print an entire website as PDF

I'm trying to make an offline version of a website and I'm looking for a tool that would do the task automatically for the whole web site (circa 1000 pages of HTML + images). Is there anything like ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

Print Microsoft Project chart as giant PDF

I have Adobe's PDF creator installed and I'm using Microsoft Project 2007... I want to print my gantt chart as one giant single-page PDF. (Currently it's set to print on letter sized paper, and it's ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

CutePDF from inkscape does not output correct page size

I have an SVG document in format A6 created in Inkscape. I want to create a PDF output and use CutePDF for this. The output has the correct size (a fourth of an A4), put is put onto an A4. In other ...
9
votes
8answers
3k views

Is there a way to unlock PDF documents?

I realize most PDF documents are locked for a reason, but I spend several hours a week editing datasheets provided directly from my vendors to be sent to customers. Obviously it's very annoying and ...
4
votes
4answers
1k views

Free PDF/A printer for Windows

does someone of you know a freely available program that installs itself as a printer on Windows and is able to produce PDF/A documents?? Moreover there should be the possibility to merge documents ...
2
votes
4answers
1k views

Utility to flip all pages in a PDF [closed]

I have a PDF file (generated using the Save As PDF function in MS Word 2007) where I would like to flip all pages in the document (rotate 180 degrees - so that they will be upside down). I do not have ...
5
votes
2answers
292 views

Creating PDF Documents

When creating PDF documents a friend of mine told me that doing a "Save As" is generally a better way to create a PDF doc, the way that I generally created them was through the "Print to PDF" option ...
3
votes
4answers
11k views

How to embed Arial in PDF when PDF has Helvetica?

So, I've got a PDF file that's generated by a program that uses the Base 14 fonts, so that it contains "Helvetica" and "Times Roman". When I look at that in my copy of Acrobat 7.0 on Windows (for ...
12
votes
1answer
1k views

Generate a PDF from a CHM

I have seen many questions about PDF printers around, and I am already using a PDF printer (Bullzip PDF printer). But I can't use a PDF printer to print entire CHM files to PDF. I am using the ...
5
votes
6answers
6k views

Free PDF printers produce ugly images?

Both PDF Creator and Bulldog PDF Printer produce terrible looking on-screen results with simple images in Word documents (haven't tried from other applications). By simple images, I mean GIF, JPEG or ...
0
votes
1answer
626 views

Convert office document to PDF with horizontal page in the middle

I'm using CutePDF to convert a Word Document to PDF, but the document has one page in the middle with a horizontal page layout and the PDF doesn't get the horizontal page. Is there a way / tool I can ...
32
votes
17answers
3k views

How to print documents to pdf [closed]

I like to print PDFs of my documents. I've been using PDFCreator. Is this a good choice, are there any better solutions?