Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
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Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

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Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Create PDF

Dissertation theses and student work are to be published in Pdf (Portable Document Format. On this page some tools for creating pdf files are described. On the other pages about pdf you will find information on how to do.

Tools for creating pdf files

Adobe Acrobat Professional...

...is a commercial software. It can be used not only for creating pdf files but also for editing them. The program contains a printer part named Adobe PDF. The creation of pdf is done by the printing command and the function is available in all programs that have a printing function. The quality of the pdf file is specified in a joboptions file. Resolution is one example of quality parameters.

Through the SLU campus licence employees can get Adobe Acrobat Professional to a reduced cost. The program is also available in the computer labs.

Pdf995...

...is a free software, available on the internet. It is easy to download. It installs as a printer and pdf files are created by the printing command. There are some possibilities to specify quality properties and to edit pdf files.

Office 2007 and 2010...

...give the possibilty to save files in pdf format. Choose the command Save as... and choose file format pdf. There are two quality levels: "Publish online and print" and "Publish online".

Macintosh system 10...

...(at least version 10.3 and later) contains a function for creating pdf files. It can be used in all programs with a printing function. Choose the command Print and click the button PDF. It is not possible to influence the quality of the file.

 

 

Remember!

Pdf-files for printing, e.g. theses, should always be created with Adobe Acrobat Professional.

Read about:

Creating pdf files with Adobe Acrobat Professional.

Creating pdf files with Pdf995.

Editing pdf files with Adobe Acrobat Professional.

Page updated: 2012-04-19. Page editor: ulla.ekstrom@slu.se

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