Converting Excel to Word/PDF

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I made our project plan as a chart in Microsoft Word Excel 2003/2007. How can I put it in a word/PDF document without it breaking up or shrinking all weird?

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I've never used this software, but PDFCreator (http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfcreator/) looks like it might be a good choice.

Another option is to try OpenOffice (www.openoffice.org), which can import microsoft office word and excel files, and has PDF exporting built in.

I believe there's also more additional help on the homebase. Hope you're able to get everything working!

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I can vouch for PDFCreator.
I had to use it way back when, when I was forced (against my own will) to use windoz, although that was a long time ago. Sigh, great job M$ for bringing up the rear, again. Doesn't the team home-base have something about making pdf files?

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Microsoft 20007 has a direct option to print in PDF as follows:

Office Button > Save As > PDF

Other wise I recommend a free download software called PrimoPDF which can be found by googling it.

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We use PDF Creator here. It gets installed as a printer, so it usually looks like how it gets printed, and the upside is that it works for software that can print.

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Jake: Microsoft Office 20007? I didn't know that came out yet?

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Haha yeah, it took awhile for me to get... the time transfer thing took awhile....

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One thing to keep in mind before converting your document to a PDF is to go to the "page set up" area and scale the document to fit 1 page wide by 1 page tall - then convert. This will keep the pages from getting all chopped up in the conversion. This will make a document with ridiculously tiny print, however, the viewer can zoom in and see everything just fine. It keeps the document from getting chopped into multiple, hard to follow pages.

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