Solved

how to read a *.prn file

Posted on 2000-03-11
6
2,477 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
I saved a 87 page PDF file to my desktop as a .prn file, this was the choice that I had instead of printing out all the 87 pages.

How can I open this to read it only, not to print?

Win98
word97

Thanks for any help, Mike
0
Comment
Question by:mjcap
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:bobinmad
ID: 2608084
I am not sure if you really can as the PDF format is not readable to word. You could change the extension of the file from the .prn extension to the .pdf extension, and then Adobe would open it.

If you want to try in Word, you need to change the files of type to ALL FILES and then navigate to the file. I am gonna try right now to see if it works.

bobinmad
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:bobinmad
ID: 2608096
Well,

I tried both things on mine and it did not work - -bummer.
0
 
LVL 21

Accepted Solution

by:
briancassin earned 100 total points
ID: 2608262
There is only one way:
You need Acrobat distiller, wich is not free. It comes with Pagemaker/Photoshop  or can be purchased alone (Adobe Acrobat 4.o).
Distiller makes PDFs out of prn-, eps- and ps-files.


it is not possible for word97 unless you can convert pdf to word 97
0
Make managing Office 365 email signatures a breeze

Are you using Office 365? Having trouble trying to set up email signatures for your users? Getting stressed out managing multiple signatures? Need an easier way to manage? We have a solution for you, try the most-user friendly and powerful signature management tool on the market.

 

Author Comment

by:mjcap
ID: 2609552
I was hoping to have 1 or 2 options

Thank you for your time, Mike
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:bobinmad
ID: 2609677
If you would like, you can email me the file and I can get it in a format so you can view it offline.

bobinmad

0
 

Author Comment

by:mjcap
ID: 2609807
bobinmad

Thank you for the offer, but I think the file is too big, 40.7MB.
This isn't something that I have to have, it just would have made it easier with it on my computer than going on line to read the file.

Thanks again, Mike
0

Featured Post

Will my email signature work in Office 365?

You've built an email signature using raw HTML code in Office 365, but you can't review how it looks with Transport Rules. So you have to test it over and over again before it can be used. Isn't this a bit of a waste of your time? Wouldn't a WYSIWYG editor make it a lot easier?

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Possible fixes for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 updating problem. Solutions mentioned are from Microsoft themselves. I started a case with them from our Microsoft Silver Partner option to open a case and get direct support from Microsoft. If s…
In this article, I will show you HOW TO: Perform a Physical to Virtual (P2V) Conversion the easy way from a computer backup (image).
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…

914 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

22 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now