Re: A PDF Instructions question

Subject: Re: A PDF Instructions question
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2009 11:41:05 -0800

Seems like people have been doing fine without it, and any specific
instructions might end up wrong if Adobe changes the Acrobat Reader
UI.

In 2001, when some people weren't familiar with PDFs and Acrobat
Reader's browser integration was problematic, I put some tips on the
first page, but that looks really dated now.

On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 11:22 AM, Deborah Hemstreet
<dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com> wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> As you know, margins can be cut off from the bottom of a document, depending
> on the printers people use. For example, on my printer, 0.6" bottom margin
> is fine, but on my client's printer, the footer is cut off.
>
> In the PDF, there is plenty of physical space. I advised my client that when
> he prints the PDF, to make sure Shrink to Printable Area is selected when
> printing the page, and it will come out fine.
>
> Question: He is wondering if we need to give the users instructions in the
> MANUAL for printing the PDF.
>
> I have never done this before. I've printed tons of PDFs and never had a
> question come back to our service groups (when I worked for a company) about
> the footer NOT printing...
>
> What do you think?
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Follow-Ups:

References:
An Engineer's Christmas: From: Ken Poshedly
cross section vs cross-sectional - what about cross sectioned and cross sectioning: From: Deborah Hemstreet
Re: cross section vs cross-sectional - what about cross sectioned and cross sectioning: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: cross section vs cross-sectional - what about cross sectioned andcross sectioning: From: Combs, Richard
Re: cross section vs cross-sectional - what about cross sectioned andcross sectioning: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: cross section vs cross-sectional - what about cross sectioned andcross sectioning: From: Combs, Richard
Re: cross section vs cross-sectional - what about cross sectioned andcross sectioning: From: Robert Lauriston
A PDF Instructions question: From: Deborah Hemstreet

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