print to pdf for system 7

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Hello,

I have some old school files on a Mac IIci system 7 that I would like to recover. I am looking for a method to print documents to a PDF that will preserve the original format and appearance of the file.

My alternate solution is to print out with a laserwriter and scan in via an OCR program.

Derek Lewis

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Re: print to pdf for system 7

I've used this on 7.6.1 before. Not sure if it'll work on older versions but it's worth a try:

http://www.jwwalker.com/pages/pdf.html

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Re: print to pdf for system 7

Thanks for the link, aladds. That could be very useful on older machines.

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Re: print to pdf for system 7

Thanks, I found the link to the printtopdf extension. Recently I found a source for Adobe Acrobat 3 which should work under system 7.

Here is the link: (edit by eeun: Link removed. Please check the Applefritter AUP. Acrobat, even an old version, is still considered copyrighted material)

The next problem I have is transferring the files between pc and mac but that's a separate topic.