Create a PDF from any document on a Library computer


Library computers are equipped with the software to convert any Microsoft document file (eg. Word, Excel or Powerpoint) or Web browser (Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox) pages into a PDF file. You may convert your thesis, essay or any other document into a PDF file with the following instructions.

  1. While editing your document click File and then Print.

    File->Print

  2. Select PDFCreator from the drop-down list under Printer, then click Print.

    Printer list

  3. Type the name of the file in the field 'Document Title' and then click Save. (Note: You may also change the Creation Date, Modify Date, Author, Subject and Keywords fields.)

    PDFCreator file save


  4. In the next window, select a destination to save the file. By default, documents are saved under My Documents (Temprary Storage Only). Once the document is saved it will open in Adobe Reader. NOTE: Make sure you either transfer the file to your personal storage device or email it to yourself as an attachment before logging out of your session on a Library computer. Neither Information Commons or the University of Toronto take any responsibility for the loss of your file or data.

    Save file
Tags: library, PDF
Last update:
2012-06-27 15:11
Author:
Adnan Najmi
Revision:
1.2
Average rating: 5 (1 Vote)

You can comment this FAQ