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Native PDF support on Office 2007 : how to

This is something I almost forgot, until I had to install Office 2007 to another PC in the company I work for.

And this is also something probably not many people will know (or remember, from the early beta stages of the new Office suite).

Microsoft is providing, free of charge, a plug-in to natively "print" documents in PDF format. But you need to download it from their website. Why, you might ask. It is due to some legal issues, you can find more about them in the following two blog entries posted by a MS employee:

Legal issues around PDF support


Follow-up on PDF legal issues

So you can download it straight from the software house web site:

2007 Microsoft Office Add-in: Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS

And then your "Save as" menu will be like this:

Oh, and btw my friend and co-worker Simone "weppos" was faster than me to blog it when I told him. But I am cooler and I am doing it in English. :P


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Hey "cooler blog",
you stole my screenshot! :D

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