To convert an Adobe PageMaker file to a PDF, simply export the file using the program's built-in Export PDF plug-in. Adobe ceased development of PageMaker in 2004, but if you are still using a legacy version of the program, you can export high-resolution PDFs of your work to have the files professionally printed.Continue Reading
Open the file you want to convert to PDF. Access the File menu, and navigate down to the Export option.
From the Export menu, select Adobe PDF. This export option also allows you to convert the file to HTML.
Selecting Adobe PDF pulls up a dialog box. This box allows you to change the file's settings. The Job Distiller pull-down menu at the top lets you choose from ebook, print, screen or press presets that ensure the PDF is optimized for the way you intend to use the file. This box also allows you to apply security settings to the file and embed tags.
The program prompts you to name the file and choose a destination in which to save it. In moments, the conversion is complete. If you have any problems with the conversion and export process, you may have to update the program's Export PDF plug-in by downloading the latest version from the Adobe website.
Print a free blank PDF invoice by opening the file in a program such as Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Acrobat on a PC or Mac and choosing the Print option from the File menu. It is also possible to print the PDF from the Preview program on a Mac or Modern Reader for Windows computers.Full Answer >
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To make a PDF file smaller on a Windows PC, right click the file and select the "Send to" option from the menu. Select "Compressed (zipped) folder and then upload the file wherever needed. On a Mac, navigate to the "File" menu and then choose "Export." In the new window, choose "Reduce File Size."Full Answer >