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    Any good freeware that will print a document to PDF? Don't need more bloatware on my computer, so thought I would check here first.



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    Re: Printing to PDF

    What kind of doc?


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    Re: Printing to PDF

    Quote Originally Posted by ccyclonepower25 View Post
    Any good freeware that will print a document to PDF? Don't need more bloatware on my computer, so thought I would check here first.
    Primo PDF. I use it all the time.



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    Re: Printing to PDF

    Quote Originally Posted by ccyclonepower25 View Post
    Any good freeware that will print a document to PDF? Don't need more bloatware on my computer, so thought I would check here first.
    I've used CutePDF before and it worked well.


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    Re: Printing to PDF

    I usually just convert using something like this. Works pretty well.

    PDF Converter - Convert to PDF Online Free



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    Re: Printing to PDF

    I used PDFCREATOR for years. My Windows 7/Office 2010 came with an option to print to PDF.



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    Re: Printing to PDF

    Quote Originally Posted by iahawkhunter View Post
    I've used CutePDF before and it worked well.
    this is what I use at home and at work. I've used a few others that do that job, but notic some formatting gets a little jacked from time time.



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    Re: Printing to PDF

    PDFCreator | Free Business & Enterprise software downloads at SourceForge.net

    A printer driver created through a Source Forge project. Works well, just print the current document to the PDF Creator printer, and voila.



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    Re: Printing to PDF

    Quote Originally Posted by iahawkhunter View Post
    I've used CutePDF before and it worked well.
    This. CutePDF is free and very easy to use. The ISU college of business has this on the computers in their labs.


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    Re: Printing to PDF

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    PDFCreator | Free Business & Enterprise software downloads at SourceForge.net

    A printer driver created through a Source Forge project. Works well, just print the current document to the PDF Creator printer, and voila.
    This one's probably the best, cutepdf works good as well.

    As far as documents go though, if you're using office you may be able to just save as a pdf.



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    Re: Printing to PDF

    I use Openoffice.org. It is pretty much the equivalent to Microsoft Office. Comes with all the software, and lets you convert to PDF..



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    Re: Printing to PDF

    Quote Originally Posted by ccyclonepower25 View Post
    Any good freeware that will print a document to PDF? Don't need more bloatware on my computer, so thought I would check here first.
    Microsoft Office let you save as a PDF.



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    Re: Printing to PDF

    Quote Originally Posted by iahawkhunter View Post
    I've used CutePDF before and it worked well.
    I second this, works great



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    Re: Printing to PDF

    i just do it in word, go to save as pdf



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