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Create a PDF in Windows or OS X

Overview:

Below are instructions for creating a PDF in Windows and OS X. You must have Acrobat Professional Installed on your computer. Please contact your IT support if you need this application.

How to create a PDF in Windows:

  1. Open the Print Dialog in the application as you normally would.

  2. Select Adobe PDF as the printer.

  3. Open Printer Properties.

  4. Under Default Settings, select Press Quality.

  5. Under PDF Page Size, select the page size you intend to print this document.

  6. Uncheck "Rely on system fonts only; do not use document fonts."

  7. Press OK.

  8. Print the document as you normally would in the application.
    Note: When prompted to save the file, enter a filename for your PDF.

  9. After the file is converted Acrobat will open with the converted PDF. Look over the created PDF to ensure everything is correct.

How to create a PDF in OS X:

  1. Open the Print Dialog in the application as you normally would.

  2. Click the drop down arrow at the bottom of the dialog box and select Save as Adobe PDF.

  3. Select Press Quality for Adobe PDF Settings.

  4. Enter a filename for your PDF.

  5. After the file is converted, Acrobat will open with the converted PDF. Look over the created PDF to ensure everything is correct.

 

 

 

 

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Article ID: 11674
Created
Sat 3/12/16 9:31 PM
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Thu 6/14/18 1:15 PM

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