Adobe PDF Printer - Where does it print (save) to??

Discussion in 'macOS' started by sn0warmy, Nov 16, 2009.

  1. sn0warmy macrumors 6502a

    sn0warmy

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    Hey all,

    I'm a bit confused here. I pay my phone bill online and recently started printing the receipts to the "pdf printer" on my mac so I can store them electronically. However, I cannot find the folder where the receipts are being printed to. Does anyone know the location of this standard folder in Snow Leopard?


    Thanks for the help.
     
  2. maflynn Moderator

    maflynn

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    Use spotlight to search for it. I thought that they store them either in the Documents folder or a sub-folder within Documents.
     
  3. durija macrumors 6502

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    Instead of just hitting the "print" button on the lower right, press the "PDF" button on the lower left to get the drop down menu. You'll be able to save wherever you like.
     
  4. MisterMe macrumors G4

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    Your phone company doesn't provide PDF versions of you bill that you can download directly?
     
  5. durija macrumors 6502

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    Many online payment systems do not provide anything other than "print" button on the web page. Some do not even provide that. In fact, I don't think a single online payment scheme I use has "download PDF" (or similar) as an option.
     
  6. bdaedalus macrumors newbie

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    Adobe products do not support that feature though. I've been trying to print to pdf the thumbnails of my InDesign project, and it says it printed, but Spotlight doesn't find the pdf, nor can I manually find it in Documents or the directory that the project file is in. Anyone have any suggestions?
     
  7. schroed macrumors newbie

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    Use the print dialog box, instead of using PDF printer, choose PostScript File. This allows you to save a location (desktop or other). Then use Distiller to convert to PDF. Its not a smooth one-step process, but it works as long as you don't have any complicated transparencies in the artwork (PostScript and transparencies don't work well)
     

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