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Convert ebook to pdf


 
jonnyh1967 I have an ebook I created using activ ebook compiler which I would like to convert to a pdf.
I have heard about software which allows you to print to pdf. Has anybody come across this before?
Any advice or recommendations would be much appreciated.
Thanks very much,

Posted on: 9:34 am on August 8, 2005
Storyman In the best case scenario you can purchase the full version of Adobe's Acrobat, which includes a program  that creates the PDF file. The way it works is instead of printing to a printer it is printed to a PDF file. After all of the pages are printed as PDF files you then can use Acrobat to combine all of them into one file.

This will only work if the creator of the ebook has given permission to print. The alternate method is to cut and paste all of the pages into a Word document that is then converted to a PDF file using the above mentioned process, but this too will only work if the creator has given permission to copy.

Of course there are other programs that will convert files to PDF. Some much less expensive than the Acrobat full version. They will use pretty much the same process. You might want to look around for a trial version of one of the programs if you only need it this one time.


Posted on: 8:00 pm on August 8, 2005
jonnyh1967 Thanks very much for the advice. I will try the Adobe option, or similar as I have also seen cheaper options. I will lwt you know how I get on.
Thanks,

Posted on: 5:22 pm on August 9, 2005
Storyman You might want to check out the trial version of Adobe's Acrobat - Full Version. You can download it at:
http://www.adobe.com

Posted on: 2:16 am on August 10, 2005
netkomm You can try PDF995. It's free.

http://www.pdf995.com


Posted on: 10:44 am on August 10, 2005
EduBooks Also trywww.Win2PDF.comthey have a great product as well.

Posted on: 9:48 am on August 17, 2005
jonnyh1967 I have used the PDF995.com free software and it worked fine. Very easy to use if you ever need to convert a piece of work to PDF.

Thanks all for your advice.


Posted on: 6:24 pm on September 2, 2005
Storyman jonnyh1967,

Can PDF995.com optimize PDF files for the internet so that they have a smaller file size?


Posted on: 2:51 am on September 3, 2005
jonnyh1967 Hi, no I don't believe it can do that. Here is a list of some of the features I have copied from their website:-

With pdfEdit995 you can customize your pdf995 output with an easy-to-use utility: Turn off auto-launch, preview and email documents, insert bookmarks, add links, combine files, change page orientation, add "Confidential" stamps, create PDF stationery, adjust image resolution, summarize documents, create batch print jobs from Microsoft Office applications and choose from several file naming methods to bypass the Save As dialog in Pdf995.

Hope this helps,


Posted on: 7:38 pm on September 4, 2005
Ebook Architect I have useed adobes free trial many of times and it works just fine. they also give you 5 free trials, so if you accidentally mess up on one of your conversions you can try again.


Posted on: 1:36 pm on September 7, 2005
Storyman Sometimes it is almost cheaper to keep a discarded computer around just so it can be reformatted and used for the demos.

Posted on: 7:22 pm on September 7, 2005

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