How To: Publish a file to PDF in WordPerfect
To publish to PDF in WordPerfect:
- Click File, Publish to PDF.
- Choose the drive and folder where you want to save the file.
- Type a filename in the File name box.
- From the PDF style list box, choose one of the following options:
- Commercial printing (The Largest file size) — creates a high-quality PDF to send to a printer or digital copier
- PDF/A-1a (Level A compliance) — creates a standardized PDF file that ensures the long-term archiving of the document. This option allows document tags and font encoding to be preserved.
- PDF/A-1b (Level B compliance) — creates a standardized PDF file that ensures the long-term archiving of the content. This option does not include the preservation of document tags and font encoding.
- Publishing online (The Smallest file size) — creates a PDF suitable for online viewing, such as a document to be distributed by e-mail or displayed on the Web * NOTE, this does NOT put the file on the internet.
- Publishing online and printing — creates a PDF suitable for viewing or printing on a laser or desktop printer. * NOTE, this does NOT put the file on the internet.
- Click Save.
- If you do not want the PDF file to open automatically after it is saved, disable the Open PDF after saving check box.
If you publish to a PDF/A style, the document fonts are automatically embedded in the file. Some licensed fonts are meant to be viewed only in the original document, however, and you are prohibited from redistributing the font. Therefore, before publishing to the PDF/A style, you must make sure that you can redistribute the fonts. To view the licensing information and embedding restrictions for a font, you can use a tool such as the font properties extension tool that is available for free on the Microsoft Website.
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