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Old 01-13-2004, 03:48 PM   #1
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Question Convert Word Document to PDF


How can you convert a word document to PDF on Redhat.

Thanks,

Robert
 
Old 01-13-2004, 04:09 PM   #2
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Robert,

That depends on your use for it. You can install a network printer on your linux box to which you can print documents and it mails back the pdf document. I believe this functions quite nicely (also from windows). If this is what you need, let me know, then I will ask a friend of mine who is using it how he has done it.

If not, converting from word to pdf automatically is mostly dramatic, the only way to get from word to pdf with a somewhat descent document is by loading the word doc into OpenOffice 1.1+ and export it as a pdf. Another option is to create a postscript file from windows, you can do this using any postscript printer and then converting it to pdf using ps2pdf14 if you don't have it, install Ghostscript: http://www.cups.org/ghostscript.php

I hope this helps you, if you need the first option, let me know,
Marcel
 
Old 01-13-2004, 04:13 PM   #3
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Get openoffice 1.1 It has PDF Export capability built-in. Works great BTW.
 
Old 12-13-2006, 10:23 PM   #4
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You could try doc2pdf http://doc2pdf.sourceforge.net/
 
Old 05-13-2013, 12:27 AM   #5
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I haven't convert pdf in Redhat, if you wanna converting , Adobe is a greate choice.
 
Old 05-13-2013, 12:59 AM   #6
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Get openoffice 1.1 It has PDF Export capability built-in. Works great BTW.
Why Openoffice? There's Libreoffice available now since OO got eaten by oracle and now dumped by Oracle to Apache. I don't know about Redhat but Libreoffice is available from the repos of most distros.
Why 1.1? AFAIK ALL versions contain an "export as pdf" feature. I use Libreoffice 4.0.2.2 and it has it.
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Old 05-13-2013, 01:02 AM   #7
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I haven't convert pdf in Redhat, if you wanna converting , Adobe is a greate choice.
"Great choice"??? I didn't think Adobe even supported linux. There's the Adobe Reader but that doesn't do any conversion.
jdk
 
Old 05-13-2013, 02:00 AM   #8
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I second the Open Office export method. Very easy to export to PDF. Although I'd suggest going with the most recent version rather than going with version 1.1.
 
Old 05-13-2013, 03:41 AM   #9
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well back in 2004 when this thread was started
OpenOffice 1 was current
and libreoffice was not yet around


adobe only has a very bad reader for linux

also "Dorothea" is a spammer
see the other post , it has links
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...2/#post4949861
and it is C# .net code
 
Old 05-13-2013, 04:23 AM   #10
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Thanks John. I hadn't spotted the OP date :blush, blush: I was distracted by the Dorothea post. S/he seems to specialise in pdf conversion spamming.
jdk
 
Old 05-13-2013, 12:55 PM   #11
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I think that everyone that has been here long enough has done the same thing
 
Old 05-13-2013, 09:44 PM   #12
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I think that everyone that has been here long enough has done the same thing
LOL. I see what happened. Someone had responded to an old thread.
 
Old 05-14-2013, 12:38 PM   #13
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I can't (not that I know of) but can a moderator mark this thread as solved?
 
  


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