Free save Word doc in pdf format

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by wingman411, Sep 16, 2003.

  1. wingman411

    wingman411 OSNN Senior Addict

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    I am looking for a free program that can save a word document in pdf format. Is there a good one out there?
     
  2. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    OpenOffice.org can directly save documents as PDF files. It's a free open-source Office suite that contains apps comparable to Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc. It can also open and save files in the Microsoft Office formats. Give it a try. See if you like it. :)
    http://www.openoffice.org

    If you're looking for a standalone PDF converter, try searching Google for "Free PDF writer" It came up with a lot of results, but I can't recommend any particular one, since I've never used any of them.
     
  3. wingman411

    wingman411 OSNN Senior Addict

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    I have office XP on my computer now. Will it mess that up if I onstall Openoffice?
     
  4. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    No, both can be installed on the same machine. :)
    Just make sure you don't associate .doc, .xls and .ppt files with OpenOffice.org during setup unless you want it to open these files.
     
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