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Subject:Re: word to pdf conversion From:sng <sngotler -at- GOTLER -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 11 Jun 1998 13:24:01 -0400
No, you don't need to pass your Word doc through FrameMaker.
You can create postscript/pdf in two ways (assuming you already have Adobe
1. Print directly to PDF. Select Acrobat PDFwriter as your printer. It will
prompt you for a file name.
2. Print to postscript. Select "Print to File" from the Word print dialog.
It will prompt you for the name of a file and it will add a ".prn"
extension to your file name. You can't overwrite that. Then, convert the
.prn file (it's really a postscript file) to PDF using Acrobat Distiller.
The first method is faster, but you may not work as well with more complex
doc's. The second method is slower, but I think it is more robust.
sngotler -at- gotler -dot- com
From: Melissa Alton
Sent: Thursday, June 11, 1998 12:44 PM
To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
Subject: word to pdf conversion
Can anybody tell me if it is required to go to framemaker in order to
convert word to pdf and postscript?