Visio --> PDF Weirdness: Solution

Subject: Visio --> PDF Weirdness: Solution
From: Meg Halter <aiki4us -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2002 09:06:07 -0700 (PDT)


Hi Techwhirlers --

Several of us have had problems creating large-page PDFs from
Visio. I wanted to let you folks know about Jaws PDF Creator,
which does the job.

Some background: Back in May, I asked Techwr-L for help in
converting an 8.5" x 14" inch Visio diagram to PDF. Acrobat
insisted on mashing everything to the right of inch 10 into a
1-inch-wide blob. Jennifer Maitland offered the successful
solution of using Word as an intermediate step. However, my next
drawing was 30" x 8". Again, in direct coversion from Visio,
Acrobat mashed inches 10 - 29 of my drawing into inches 10-11 on
the PDF. This time I couldn't use Word as an intermediate step
because it won't accept a drawing over 22" wide. Not amusing.

Jaws PDF Creator <http://www.jawspdf.com/pdf_creator/> by Global
Graphics turned out to do the trick. After some back and forth
with their very helpful tech support, in which they taught me
how to make custom page sizes, I have a lovely, 30" x 8" PDF.
Further, I now know how to modify ppd files for future projects.
I'm really tickled. And at US$100, it's a bargain.

-- Meg




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