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Old 03-12-2014, 06:38 AM
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Using doPDF

doPDF is a free PDF Conversion program that will convert any document to a PDF file. A PDF file is a portable document format file. Anyone can view a PDF file using a free PDF viewer such as Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you are going to send a document to someone else or upload it to the internet converting your existing document to a PDF file will ensure that the person who is receiving the file will be able to view it.

Download And Install doPDF

1) Go to http://www.doPDF.com/
2) Click doPDF free download and then select one of the download links.
3) The file download window will open. Click run. Take the default installation options and install the program. Reboot your computer when the installation is finished. After installing the program a new printer will be listed in the devices and printers folder. doPDF is a “virtual” printer.

Concerting A Document To PDF Using The Print Option
1) Open the document you would like to convert.
2) Click the file menu > print.
3) The print window will open. In the printer name drop down choose the doPDF printer. Click OK. The doPDF save pdf file window will open.
4) Click the browse button and select a location where you would like to save the file. It is a good idea to save all of the files you create in your Documents folder. You can create additional folders within your Documents folder to further organize your files.
5) If you would like to use the same folder each time you convert a document put a check in “Always use this folder” If you would like to view the PDF file after you create it put a check in “Open PDF in reader”. Check the embed fonts option if you would like to ensure that the resulting PDF file will look exactly as originally intended. Select “Small file" or "High quality images" Each of these filters uses a different compression engine for the documents. Small file uses the normal ZIP compression when converting the file. High quality images uses the high JPEG compression filter when converting the file. By default the small file filter will be selected, but if you're not happy with the quality of the images in the resulting PDF, then you should use the high quality images filter (which increases the size of the resulting PDF). Select stay on top if you would like to keep the save PDF dialog box on top of other open windows.
6) Click OK to convert the document.
7) If you chose the option to “open PDF in reader” the PDF document will be opened in your default PDF viewer.

Converting A Document To PDF Using The doPDF Startup Window
1) Click start and open the programs menu. Click doPDF to open the program.
2) In the doPDF window click the browse button to select the file you would like to convert.
3) Click the create button. The doPDF save pdf file window will open.
4) Click the browse button and select a location where you would like to save the file. If you would like to use the same folder each time you convert a document put a check in “Always use this folder” If you would like to view the PDF file after you create it put a check in “Open PDF in reader”. Check the embed fonts option if you would like to ensure that the resulting PDF file will look exactly as originally intended. Select “Small file" or "High quality images" Each of these filters uses a different compression engine for the documents. Small file uses the normal ZIP compression when converting the file. High quality images uses the high JPEG compression filter when converting the file. By default the small file filter will be selected, but if you're not happy with the quality of the images in the resulting PDF, then you should use the high quality images filter (which increases the size of the resulting PDF). Select stay on top if you would like to keep the save PDF dialog box on top of other open windows.
5) Click OK to convert the document.
6) If you chose the option to “open PDF reader” the PDF document will be opened in your default PDF viewer. If you did not choose that option open the folder that you chose when saving the document to view your file.

Extracting Pages From An Existing PDF File
1) Open the PDF file in any PDF viewer.
2) Click the file menu > print.
3) In the print dialog window use the printer name drop-down and choose the doPDF printer.
4) In the pages to print area check the box next to pages. In the pages field enter the page numbers of the pages you would like to extract. Separate each page number with a comma (,) Click the print button.
5) The doPDF save PDF file window will open. Click the browse button and select a location where you would like to save the file.
6) If you would like to use the same folder each time you convert a document put a check in “Always use this folder” If you would like to view the PDF file after you create it put a check in “Open PDF in reader”. Check the embed fonts option if you would like to ensure that the resulting PDF file will look exactly as originally intended. Select “Small file" or "High quality images" Each of these filters uses a different compression engine for the documents. Small file uses the normal ZIP compression when converting the file. High quality images uses the high JPEG compression filter when converting the file. By default the small file filter will be selected, but if you're not happy with the quality of the images in the resulting PDF, then you should use the high quality images filter (which increases the size of the resulting PDF). Select stay on top if you would like to keep the save PDF dialog box on top of other open windows.
7) Click OK to extract the pages and save the file.
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Old 04-28-2014, 02:18 PM
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most of the time I need it PDF to Word.
never seems to come out the exact way once converted.
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Old 04-28-2014, 04:22 PM
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most of the time I need it PDF to Word.
never seems to come out the exact way once converted.
There are quite a few online converters and programs that allow you to convert a PDF file to Word but the results are not always good. A PDF file is an image file so converting an image back to a document that allows editing can be troublesome.
This site works pretty well http://www.pdfonline.com/pdf-to-word-converter/
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There are quite a few online converters and programs that allow you to convert a PDF file to Word but the results are not always good. A PDF file is an image file so converting an image back to a document that allows editing can be troublesome.
This site works pretty well http://www.pdfonline.com/pdf-to-word-converter/
thanks again.

Next time I will try this, at least many PDF's are made now you can add text not like the 'old' days.
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Old 04-29-2014, 02:40 AM
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thanks again.

Next time I will try this, at least many PDF's are made now you can add text not like the 'old' days.
You're welcome Doreen.
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