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Adobe Acrobat 9 How-Tos: 125 Essential Techniques by Donna L. Baker

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Chapter Two. Creating PDF Files Outside Acrobat

Acrobat lets you choose among several ways to create a PDF file from within other applications, and these capabilities expand with each revision of Acrobat. After you install Acrobat, you’ll find new menus and toolbars in most Microsoft Office programs, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. The menus and toolbars make up PDFMaker 9, which you can use to configure settings and create PDF content right from your Office program. Acrobat also installs the Adobe PDF printer driver, which lets you print PDF documents from many programs, as well as Adobe Distiller, a program that converts PostScript or Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) files, such as those created in Adobe Illustrator, to PDF format. ...

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