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converting word to pdf

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is there a free softwre that can convert a word document to a pdf?  The word doc is quite biq, it is 300 pages.  thanks.
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addon says this - this download allows you to export and save to the PDF format in eight 2007 Microsoft Office programs. It also allows you to send files as e-mail attachments in the PDF format in a subset of these programs.

If your running office 2003 then your out of luck with this addon as I dont believe it works for office2003. already mentioned here otherwise I would say cutepdf
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Tried cute pdf and  tested on word file and seems pretty good, just have to try it on the 300 page document tomorrow since it is on another pc.  Thanks for all good suggestions so far.  Has anyone tried converting any word documents of this size?  
yea using 2003 version so out of luck but out of curiousity, is there any functionality in open office suite that converts to pdf?  At least thats free as well.
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open office does it I believe

OpenOffice.org 1.1 introduces the one-click PDF export feature that enables you to easily create PDF files without the need for any additional third party software. This feature makes exchanging documents in a standard "read-only" file format a trivial task. The creation of PDF files normally requires relatively expensive third party add-on tools. With OpenOffice.org this feature comes for free.

taken from http://www.openoffice.org/dev_docs/features/1.1/index.html


other print drivers you could try which are free to some degree

primopdf
foxit
pdf995
bullzip

BullZip is good too. With that said, I would give PDFConverter a shot. We use it in out production content Stream when the editors are using XML files converted to postscript. Before sending to the print shop they print out to PDF to do a final review.
-Hades666
interesting way to divide the points!