Creating PDF files
PDF (Portable Document Format) files are cross platform files used for sending an electronic version of a document to someone especially if the person does not need to edit the file. For example, if you need to send your resume to an interviewer, a PDF file is an excellent choice. This is because it will look the same on any computer screen on any computer platform (Mac, Windows, Unix). Also, if the file is printed on any reasonably good printer, the printed version will look exactly how you intended it to look no matter what computer platform is used. The software (Acrobat reader) required to view PDF files is available free from Adobe's website (http://www.adobe.com/).
PDF files can be made from any file that can be printed. In order to create PDF files on the Macintosh computers in our group follow these steps:
Last Updated: October 5, 2001
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