Monday, August 27, 2007

What is the PDF File Format?

If a file has an extension of .pdf then it most likely using the Portable Document Format (PDF), developed by Adobe Systems, Inc. PDF files maintain the original document formatting for both printing and viewing on a multiple computing platforms, including Windows, UNIX and Mac.

Viewing PDFs

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Advanced Table Handling in Word

Solid Converter PDF to Word version 3 features new and improved table handling capabilities. Tables are now imported and formatted as Word table objects, making them easy to edit and preventing retyping of data. You can use Word’s table manipulation tools to make changes and save the results as a Word file, PDF file, or both.

To import tables into Word, when you convert your PDF file, make sure you select Detect Tables. You can either do this in the Conversion Settings on the main user interface...

…or in the wizard on the Table Detection screen.

Monday, August 20, 2007

Excel Tip: Set Print Area

Sometimes it seems like getting an Excel spreadsheet to print correctly is like trying to control a wild elephant. Here's how to tame the beast: set the print area and adjust your page setup.

Step 1
Highlight Print Area

In Microsoft® Excel®, highlight all portions of the worksheet you want to print. You can do this by clicking and dragging with your mouse. If the print area is large, you can highlight the area by clicking in the upper left cell to be printed, scrolling to the end of the area you want to print, then SHIFT CLICK the lower right cell of the print area.

Friday, August 17, 2007

Top 5 Tips for Successful PDF Conversions

When using Solid Converter PDF to Word to convert a PDF file into a Word DOC, you may have questions about the converted result.