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Converting Large DOC files to PDF RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I have a large (~1,300-page) DOC file that I would like to convert to a PDF. Despite having 4 cores and 6 GB of RAM at my disposal, Word still manages to crash every time I try to save the document as a PDF. Has anyone had any luck with this issue?

    Thanks,
    Zach 

    Saturday, January 28, 2012 12:51 AM

Answers

  • I regularly convert very large documents to pdf using the Save As PDF facility.  However, another way to do it is to download the free PrimoPDF converter which will appear on you system as a printer.  With that, if you cannot "print" the document in one go, you can print it in sections (range of pages) and if you assign the same filename each time, you will be able to append the current "print job" to the previous one(s)
    Doug Robbins - Word MVP dkr[atsymbol]mvps[dot]org
    Saturday, January 28, 2012 10:16 AM