Re: Question: Word OLE, Visio - to PDF?

Subject: Re: Question: Word OLE, Visio - to PDF?
From: Chris Knight <knight -at- ADA -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 1998 14:29:24 -0800

You will have to recreate the PDF file every time ANY change is made.
Think of a PDF file as a "pseudo printer". It reflects the state of the
document(s) when it is created. OLE links are good things, but are
irrelevant to PDF files.

Cheryle Wiese wrote:
> I ... use OLE to create a link
> to "an entire existing file" in my Product Guide. That way, when the SA
> is updated, the version in the Product Guide will be updated too.
> But - this document will be converted to .pdf for distribution via our
> Intranet.
> I would like to do the same thing with some Visio process flows.
> Has anyone done OLE in Word with Visio documents? Do these convert to
> PDF successfully?

Chris Knight
Consultant, Technical Communication Architect
Vancouver BC, Canada
(currently at Applied Digital Access,
e-mail: knight -at- bcg -dot- ada -dot- com)
Phone: 604-415-5886 Fax: 604-415-5900
Opinions expressed are my own, not ADA's

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