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PDFs for Dummies

Discussion in 'Corel' started by Jillbeans, Mar 24, 2008.

  1. Jillbeans

    Jillbeans Major Contributor

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    Hi.
    I have to make a .pdf from Corel 12 to send to a client via email.
    How the heck does one do this?
    Thanks in advance.
    :thankyou:
    Love....Jill
     
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  2. SignsRus

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    You need Acrobat Professional to create PDF's.

    When you install Acrobat Professional it installs a printer called "Adobe PDF" you can then select this instead of printers when printing something. It will then give you some options for the PDF, and generates one.


    BTW I have acrobat pro installed and can generate a pdf for you and send it back if you don't have it
     
  3. jiarby

    jiarby Major Contributor

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    in X3 from the File Menu:
    Publish to PDF

    Email the file to me and I'll shoot you a pDF back. (convert to curves first!)

    Google up "Free PF" and download a free pdf creator.
     
  4. hammered

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    I doubt this will help since its from X3 but from File theres the command Publish to PDF. If thats no help sorry.
     
  5. Jillbeans

    Jillbeans Major Contributor

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    Yay! I think it worked!
    Thanks so much folks.
    Love.....Jill
     
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    D&Tgraphics Very Active Member

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    weaselboogie Very Active Member

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    Another cool one is PrimoPdf. Its a program that ACTS like a printer. You can 'print' from any program to a pdf. I use it for excel to make a pdf if I need to send a custom quote for email.
     
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  9. tommythesignguy

    tommythesignguy Active Member

    Jill, Corel 12 has a pdf filter. Create your document then - Go to file like you were going to Export - then publish to pdf - towards the bottom.
    Hope this helps!
     
  10. rcook99

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    Jill, If you can't get it done in Corel 12 I will be glad to help ya out and do it in X-3 for you. Let me know if you need a hand.

    Bob
     
  11. Techman

    Techman Major Contributor

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    didn't you all see this?

     
  12. rcook99

    rcook99 Very Active Member

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    Yah I saw it and also the key word in her sentence THINK. So just in case it did not work I thought I would offer mhy help to Jillbeans.

    Bob
     
  13. Drip Dry

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    Of the free PDF makers mentioned above, do any of them protect them
    from allowing the vectors to be retrieved from the file and be used by the competiton.

    JT
     
  14. Rodi

    Rodi Very Active Member

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    I always make .ps files then distill, I have found exporting/saving pdfs processes out spot colors.
     
  15. Jillbeans

    Jillbeans Major Contributor

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    Thanks for all the offers of help.
    I do think it worked, I can open it up and it looks like it's a .pdf to me!
    Anyone want to see if it looks OK?
    (I'll delete it shortly)
    Love....Jill
     
  16. PMG

    PMG Very Active Member

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    Jill unless you want the customer to have the vector version of your file,,i would flatten the image ..your pdf is all vector!!!!!!
     
  17. signage

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    It worked fro me opened in reader!
     
  18. Jillbeans

    Jillbeans Major Contributor

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    Thanks for checking. It's going to their t-shirt guy so it has to be use-able, and yes, they paid me.
    :)
    Now if anyone wants to tell me how to make it hard for someone to use, I'm all ears!
    Love.....Jill
     
  19. gabagoo

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    i make my pdf's in Corel 9. Was wondering how you lock them or make them useless other than viewing. Do I have to create it as a bitmap to start?
     
  20. Techman

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    you cannot permanently lock them no matter what.

    But you can keep those who are "not in the know" from getting your goodies.

    That is all you can do.. so flatten your work...
     
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