[texhax] Looking for a "pdf" printer

Alan Litchfield alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Mon Sep 7 22:18:56 CEST 2015

ps2pdf. That comes with MiKTeX IIRC.


Or as suggested, CutePDF.


On 8/09/15 5:27 am, Jeff Barnett wrote:
> Gerard E. Seibert wrote on 9/7/2015 3:15 AM:
>> On Sun, 6 Sep 2015 23:01:50 -0600, Jeff Barnett stated:
>>> I hope this question is not too far afield for this venue. I'm using Win
>>> 7 Pro SP1 64 bit. I have Adobe Acrobat Reader for general use and
>>> Sumatra for use with pdf Latex, etc., through Winedt and MikTeX. What I
>>> don't have is a pseudo printer that will produce pdf files. I used to
>>> have Adobe Acrobat to perform that function; I didn't buy Acrobat for
>>> the new machine since it doesn't work and play well with my TeX tools.
>>> Any suggestions of a free and/or inexpensive pseudo pdf printer? Thank
>>> for any suggestions along this line.
>> I am using Adobe Acrobat DC on a Win 10 Pro machine with MiKTeX and am
>> not
>> experiencing any problems whatsoever. I did not buy it either, but rather
>> purchased a one year subscription. It is way cheaper and I always have
>> the
>> latest updates and fixes.
>> Anyway, exactly what problems were you experiencing?
> I'm not having a problem with the Acrobat Reader and I don't have have
> Acrobat (paid version) as stated above. The problem is I want an ability
> to form pdf files from non pdf. Acrobat has that capability the reader
> does not.
> I do have a subscription for PhotoShop and know that I can add Acrobat.
> but did you know that would double my monthly cost? it doesn't seem
> worthy it to me so I'm seeking alternatives. Also as I've indicated
> above, Acrobat doesn't work and play well with my TeX tools
> (specifically WinEdt and MikTeX). There are all sorts of conflicts when
> you are using PdfLatex.

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