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Take Control of PDFpen 5 by Michael E Cohen

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Print to PDF

It’s no secret that you can save a document as a PDF in the standard Print dialog. It’s one of the easiest ways to create a PDF on which you can then work in PDFpen. Use this technique when you have a document created in another program that you want to have in PDF form, such as a report or manuscript.

If you’ve never done it before, here’s how to create a PDF from almost any application on your Mac:

  1. Choose File > Print.

  2. In the lower-left corner of the Print dialog, click PDF, and then choose Save as PDF from the pop-up menu (Figure 5-1).

    You can create a PDF document with the Print dialog’s PDF pop-up menu.

    Figure 5-1. You can create a PDF document with the Print dialog’s PDF pop-up menu.

  3. In the Save dialog, ...

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