Creating PDFs in Other Programs

Microsoft Publisher
J.S. McCarthy Printers supports many different design programs, including Microsoft Publisher. One of the most efficient ways of dealing with Publisher files is to export them as a PDF and send that out for printing. This guide contains information on how to create PDFs out of Microsoft Publisher.
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Microsoft Word PDF Creation
Microsoft Word is not a design program. Files sent in Word often have problems with type reflow caused the way that it formats and stores font information. The best solution to avoiding type reflow is to create a PDF out of Word and then send that to us for printing. If your version of Word has trouble with PDF creation, use CutePDF.

Use the following options when exporting word files to PDF:

The free CutePDF print drivers are a simple way to create press-ready PDFs. Running the installer will create a new virtual printer on your Windows computer. To make a PDF, simply print to that virtual printer.
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Adobe InDesign

Adobe makes it very easy to create PDFs from InDesign.

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Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop

Adobe makes it very easy to create PDFs.

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Quark Xpress 2015 and Later

Quark can directly export PDFs to the industry-standard PDF X4 format.

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Creating PDFs in Other Programs

We support many different design programs.

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