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The reason I use the old version is because they have pulled all the good
editing content out of newer versions, to force you to buy "Pro".
In spite of being called a viewer, it does allow a fair bit of editing and
I used Version 2.5 (Build 316.0)
Jan 11, 2016
On Wed, Jun 3, 2020 at 1:53 PM Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> I need to ask for help finding the software I need.
> In case it might be necessary: I was using a Windows 7 system with 8GB of
> RAM, and Word 2013.
> I have several Word docs that I need to save as PDF files. Word is fine
> for creating PDFs if the pages of the outputs are sized 8.5" x 11".
> But in the docs I want to convert, the pages are sized 10.5" x 14", and
> Word will NOT save them properly. Word turns them into PDFs where the text
> blocks are sized properly, but the pages are still 8.5" x 11", so the text
> bleeds off the right edges of the pages. There are a couple of pages where
> graphics are supposed to cover about 90% of the page. But in the PDF files
> they are sized to fit a 10.5" x 14" page, so the graphics bleed off the
> right and the bottom.
> I tried the free version of PDF Pro. When I look at finished PDFs inside
> the PDF Pro interface, they look fine. But when I open them in any other
> PDF-viewing program, they show problems. The graphics aren't large enough.
> So the pages are apparently 10.5" by 14", but the graphics look about 9" x
> 10", so they are surrounded by huge expanses of whitespace.
> I tried the free version of Nitro Pro. It has exactly the same problems
> with the outputs as PDF Pro.
> I installed PDF Pro and Nitro Pro on a Windows 10 system and tried
> converting files there. The results were even worse. Both conversion
> programs totally ignored the margin specifications in the Word docs, and
> just substituted what they wanted.
> Does anyone know of PDF-creation packages that might solve these problems?
> Or is there some way to reset margins and other specs in the Word docs that
> will avoid these problems? The finished PDF files must have pages 10.5" x
> I would be very thankful for any help.
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