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How to convert a Microsoft Word document(*.doc) to Adobe's PDF files?

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How to convert a Microsoft Word document(*.doc) to Adobe Portable Document Format(*.PDF) files?

Thanks in advance!
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Buy a copy of Adobe Distiller or Acrobat--both (AFAIK) install a special printer driver which, if you print a document to it, will output a PDF. Just print to that printer from Word--no problem!

Incidentally, if you're really asking "How do I produce PDF files for free?", I don't think you can.
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>>"How do I produce PDF files for free?", I don't think you can

ghostscript :o)
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This article seems to cover this question nicely:

http://graduate.gradsch.uga.edu/etd2/ghost.htm
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By the way, what does this question have to do with WINDOWS PROGRAMMING???
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Thanks for all you help!

I want make an ActiveX control convert *.doc file to *.pdf file!
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The last time I checked, ActiveX did not work on Macintosh.

Perhaps you would do well to EXPLAIN your situation in greater detail.  What're you are trying to do is VERY CONFUSING at this point.
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I've just use this ActiveX Control in Microst Windows platforms!
In our product I want use this ActiveX to convert Micrsoft word files to PDF files!

Thank u for you help!!
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