pdfFactory - Easy, reliable PDF creation from all applications.
pdfFactory allows printing to paper or PDF without printing twice. Acrobat is not needed for printing. Combines multiple documents into a single PDF: Increases the convenience of document delivery by having a single PDF that contains material from different sources.
Main functions and key features of pdfFactory
»Instant PDFs from any software: One-click PDF creation.
»Combine multiple documents into one PDF: Even from multiple sources.
»Instant preview: Without having to save and open in Acrobat.
»Security: Encrypt and control access to PDF files:
»Font embedding: All original fonts are displayed, even if the reader does not have them.
»Page insertion and deletion: Delete unwanted content before the PDF is created.
»Send via email: eMail PDFs with one click. Copy PDF to clipboard for pasting into an existing email.
How to use pdfFactory
Step 1: Select the Print menu item in the File menu in your application. Select the pdfFactory driver when the Print dialog box appears. Click PRINT. There is no need to use the Properties button if it appears in the Print dialog box.
Step 2: Wait for the pdfFactory preview window to appear as shown below.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I improve graphic quality?
Try turning off the image downsampling and JPEG compression in the pdfFactory Printing Preferences Graphics tab in the Windows Printers/Faxes folder.
How do I remove the trial version banner?
Enter the registration code you received in your purchase confirmation email into the About tab when you next print to pdfFactory.
Why do I get an error message when I click the Send button?
This could happen if the email client you are using is not MAPI compatible or if the default email client is not configured. To configure the default email client, acess the Windows control panel Default Programs item and set the default email there.
Why are my PDFs scaled to a smaller size than the original document when printed from Acrobat?
This is because Acrobat is scaling the document. To resolve this, uncheck all the scaling options in the Copies and Adjustments section in the Acrobat Print dialog box.
How can I convert a number of files to PDF without opening and printing each of them?
»Open the Printers/Faxes folder in the Windows Start menu and set the default printer to pdfFactory.
»Open the pdfFactory Printing Preferences (right-click the pdfFactory icon)and turn off the dialog box display.
»Open a Windows folder containing the files and group select them.
»Right click and select the "Send to" menu and then select pdfFactory.
»This will print all the files to pdfFactory. pdfFactory will create a PDF file in the autosave directory for each file.