RE: Word 97 to PDF question

Subject: RE: Word 97 to PDF question
From: David Chisma <dchisma -at- retaildir -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "'Linda McCulloch-Smith'" <LMcCulloch-Smith -at- lgc -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2000 09:36:20 +1100

Dave Chisma wrote:

Acrobat has always had problems when a new version is installed without
first removing the old version.

Now that you have both, I suggest you completely remove both versions
(including the Distiller and PDFWriter printers) and reinstall only version

David Chisma
Technical Writer
Retail Directions Group
dchisma -at- retaildir -dot- com -dot- au

-----Original Message-----
From: Linda McCulloch-Smith [mailto:LMcCulloch-Smith -at- lgc -dot- com]
Sent: Saturday, 11 March 2000 12:08
Subject: Word 97 to PDF question


I am trying to create a pdf file from Word 97. When I click the pdf button
on the toolbar, select Use Acrobat Distiller on the General tab of the
Acrobat PDF Maker 4.0 window, and click Create, the following message opens:

"You have selected to create a pdf file using Acrobat PDF Writer. When using
this option, PDF Maker's enhanced features are not available. The pdf file
you are about to create will not contain bookmarks, links, etc. To create a
pdf file with these features you must use Acrobat Distiller. This option is
disabled if you do not have Acrobat Distiller installed."

The Acrobat Distiller option is disabled on the message, yet Acrobat
Distiller 3.01 and 4.0 are installed on my machine. The General tab of the
Acrobat PDF Maker 4.0 window even notes that Acrobat 3.x is installed.

How do I get Word 97 to recognize that Distiller 4.0 is installed, so that I
can create bookmarks, etc., in my pdf file?


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