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Re: PAF to PDF with pictures
Posted by: Bill Buchanan (ID *****2311) Date: November 01, 2009 at 17:20:49
In Reply to: PAF to PDF with pictures by Dianne of 4837

Hi Diane,

I do this frequently. I installed one of the free PDF writers as another printer. (from Since my computer uses Windows Vista, I select primoPDF as the default printer before starting PAF. Then I print my charts with pictures using primoPDF as my printer. A pop-up asks me to give a name and location to the PDF file. And it is done. (Make sure that print-to-file is NOT selected or it sends the output to your word processor instead of to the PDF writer.) I have found that it works beautifully!

I ahave sometimes used a free utility for adding and removing pages from a PDF file it is called PDFSAM (PDF Split and Merge). PDFSAM is somewhat awkward to use sometimes, but it is free at

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