Creating and sharing PDFs

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You can use WordPerfect Office X3 in tandem with WordPerfect® Lightning™ to create, preview, and e-mail PDF files.

WordPerfect Office X3 is renowned for its built-in PDF publishing capabilities, which make it easy and cost-effective to share WordPerfect Office documents while maintaining control over content and appearance.

WordPerfect Lightning, a free downloadable word processor from Corel, provides a simple selection of tools that make it fast and easy to consume, capture, or reuse the information that's important to you. WordPerfect Lightning lets you view WordPerfect, Microsoft® Word, and PDF files. You can also e-mail a file directly from WordPerfect Lightning.

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To create a PDF in WordPerfect® Office X3

  1. In WordPerfect, Quattro Pro or Presentations, click File > Publish To > PDF
  2. In the Publish To PDF dialog box, click the General tab. 
  3. Click Browse
  4. Choose the drive and folder in which you want to save the file. 
  5. Type a filename in the Filename box. 
  6. Click Save
  7. From the PDF style list box, choose one of the following options:
    • Smallest file — creates a PDF suitable for online viewing, such as a document to be distributed by e-mail or displayed on the Web 
    • Standard desktop printing and viewing — creates a PDF suitable for viewing or printing on a laser or desktop printer
    • Highest quality — creates a high-quality PDF to send to a printer or digital copier
  8. In the Export Range area, enable one of the following options:
    • Full document — publishes the entire file 
    • Current page — publishes the active page only
    • Pages — publishes a portion of the file
    • Selection — publishes selected text.
  9. Click OK


To e-mail a PDF from WordPerfect® Lightning™

  1. Open the PDF in the Viewer. 
  2. Click the Save button, and choose Send to Mail Recipient.

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