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Crossing Platforms A Macintosh/Windows Phrasebook by David Pogue, Adam Engst

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Chapter 16. P

Page Setup

In Windows: PageMaker

As on the Macintosh, the Page Setup command is available in almost every Windows program’s File menu. It offers a dialog box where you can specify page size, margins, and other program-specific options related to printing. The individual options in this dialog box vary widely from Windows program to Windows program, but the idea is the same.

PageMaker

In Windows: PageMaker

If you’re accustomed to using PageMaker on the Macintosh, you should have little trouble switching over to PageMaker on Windows. Moving files between platforms may be more complicated, most often because the fonts may not be identical on the two platforms.

Keep in mind that your Windows version of PageMaker can open documents created by the same-numbered Macintosh PageMaker version, but can’t open older (or newer) Macintosh PageMaker documents.

For more information about PageMaker and its successor, InDesign, visit http://www.adobe.com/.

Note

To open a Macintosh PageMaker 6.0 document in PageMaker 5.0 for Windows, you must first save the file in Macintosh PageMaker 5.0 format. You should now be able to open the document on the PC.

Password Security Control Panel

In Windows: Passwords Control Panel

Macintosh PowerBook users may be used to relying on the security offered by the Password Security control panel, which is available only on PowerBooks. The same basic feature is offered by the Windows control panel called Passwords (Control Panel → Passwords), although this security ...

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