Re: MS Project to PDF

Subject: Re: MS Project to PDF
From: Ian Ferguson <IanFe -at- ATTACHMATE -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 13 May 1998 12:18:09 -0700

> Kathy Pilipovich wrote:
> >"I have a large MS Project file that I need to convert to PDF to post
> on out intranet. Project does not have a print to file option so that
> I can print to PS and convert to PDF. I searched the help in MS
> Project and came up empty handed. Any suggestions?"
> My suggestion:
> Go to, choose
> the appropriate Adobe PS driver for your OS, download it, install it.
> During the install process, it will ask two important questions. One
> is about the port you wish to configure the driver to print to. Choose
> FILE:. The other is about the PPD you wish to configure the driver to
> use. Choose the Acrobat Distiller PPD. It should come with the driver,
> or you can find it in the Acrobat3\Distillr\Xtras directory.
> Print directly to this driver. It takes it's name from the PPD file,
> and will be called Acrobat Distiller 3.x or something like that. The
> result will be a *.prn file. Launch the Distiller app. Go to the File
> menu and choose Open. Set the Files of Type: to All files. Then locate
> the *.prn file that you printed. Distiller should convert this file
> into your Project. I have actually done this and it has worked.
> Good luck.
> Ian Ferguson
> Technical Writer, Attachmate Corp.
> ianfe -at- attachmate -dot- com

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