[lug] PDF creator ..

Todd Ruskell truskell at Mines.EDU
Fri May 6 22:03:03 MDT 2005

I have to admit that it doesn't fit the "works under linux" criteria, exactly, 
but you might try out pdfcreator:
It just looks like a standard printer, but prints to a pdf file.  I've found 
it quite satisfactory in the windows world.


On Friday 06 May 2005 05:55 pm, Mike Stanczyk wrote:
> On Fri, 6 May 2005, Dhruva B. Reddy wrote:
> > You don't say what format your source documents are,
> Windows format.  ;-) The problem is a program that doesn't
> understand how to allow individual page printing under
> Windows.  Screw up a 88 page report with a printer jam, you
> get to reprint the whole thing.
> We're stuck with the program so my next best idea is an program
> that pretends to be a printer but that makes pdfs.  Our HQ
> requires several programs so we're locked in for a while.
> It's a non-profit organization so there's no money available but
> open source is an option.  I wanted something with both Windows
> and Linux versions so that as I introduce more open source, they
> keep seeing the same stuff.  Openoffice is next to be introduced,
> then maybe a desktop switch to linux if I'm lucky.
> Some of the behind the scene stuff wlll change as they break down
> and I can get cheap hardware.  I'm scrounging now for a backup server.
> (to backup the main NT fileserver due to a failing tape drive.)
> Mike
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