How to Create PDFs

    There are SIX standard ways to create a PDF file on your Mac.

  • Create by Converting
  • One of the most common methods is to convert other file types into PDFs.
    Let's say that you are working on an MS agreement that you want to share
    with your client as a PDF file.
    When you are ready, save the file as a PDF document and send it by email.
  • At the same time, you can use a free MS to PDF converter to get the job
    Use simple drag-and-drop to turn your MS document into a new PDF.
  • Create by Dragging PDF Pages out of the File
  • 1. Open a PDF file within PDF Reader Pro;
  • 2. Choose a certain PDF page and drag it out from left thumbnail or Page Edit;
  • 3. A new PDF created automatically at the desktop.
  • Create Using a Print Menu
  • Print menu is another trick to create a new PDF file. You can do it
    from any app that can print documents.
  • Here is how it works:
  • 1. Open a file that you want to convert into a PDF;
  • 2. Click File on the top menu and pick Print (or simply press Control + P);
  • 3. Click PDF at the bottom-left of the Print menu, and choose Save as PDF;
  • 4. Name your PDF;
  • 5. Specify the location to store your file using the Where drop-down menu;
  • 6. Click Save to save it.
  • Create from Clipboard
  • 1. Open a PDF file within PDF Reader Pro;
  • 2. Copy any texts or image you want to paste from the website, other Apps or PDFs;
  • 3. Click the main menu File -> New from Clipboard, then save the texts or image as a new PDF.
  • Create from Scanner
  • 1. Open a PDF file within PDF Reader Pro;
  • 2. Check the list of supported scanners for the model of scanner
        you are about to connect to your Mac;
  • 3. Click main menu File -> Import form Scanner;
  • 4. You can scan from various applications:
        Image Capture, Preview, Print & Fax preferences in System
        Preferences, Scanner / Printer queue, some third-party applications;
  • 5. Scan and save it as a new PDF.
  • Create from Images
  • 1. Choose one or more images and right click;
  • 2. Open with PDF Reader Pro;
  • 3. Save as PDF.
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