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

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Chapter Three. Creating PDF Files in Distiller and Acrobat

Only a limited number of programs have a PDFMaker installed with Acrobat 9, and not all programs have internal PDF-generating options for export. In many applications—illustration programs, for example—you can generate other file formats that can then be processed using Acrobat Distiller 9. Distiller is a separate program installed with the Acrobat 9 installation process and is used to convert EPS (Encapsulated PostScript), PS (PostScript), and a specialized Windows format called PRN to the PDF format. You can use either PS or PRN files in Distiller. The PS file format uses the PostScript language. Some programs produce PRN files instead of PS files; other programs generate PRN files if ...

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