[lug] PDF creator ..
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.)
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