Re: Word to PDF - Footnote problems

Subject: Re: Word to PDF - Footnote problems
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "Kevin McGowan" <thatguy_80 -at- hotmail -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2010 07:45:04 -0800

Acrobat 8 produces lots of problems with Office 2007, especially with bookmarks
and other links. Adobe's "fix" for them was Acrobat 9.

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin McGowan" <thatguy_80 -at- hotmail -dot- com>
> Word 2007. Adobe Distiller 8.
>
> Got a strange problem with my Word Footnotes. I've got a 1000-page document
> that is working fine in Word. There are about 700 footnotes throughout this
> beast, and they all link together well in Word.
>
> But when I convert the doc to PDF, most of the footnotes go haywire. A few
> work as they should, but most of them seem to be sending me off in all
> directions. To other footnotes, to the beginning of a random chapter...or to
> the very end of the document. Some don't seem to link anywhere at all.
>
> Has anyone seen this problem before? Or do you have a suggestion for fixing
> it? We're supposed to publish this today, and all looked good until we
> discovered the screwy links.
>
> Cheers,
> Kevin
>
> PS - And I've switched them all to be Endnotes and Footnotes, to see if one
> worked better than the other. They both end up with the same problem.

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