Adobe Reader Questions

jparker402

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Since Adobe is not an Apple app, am posting here instead of in app section. DFAC sent me an email with my 1099 in it. Tried to print, and it is crappy (for lack of a better word). Reading the instructions (after I tried to print, of course), they say I need Adobe Acrobat Reader. When I hunt for that I find an Adobe Acrobat Reader DC with no clue what the DC stands for, and an Adobe Acrobat Pro (which looks to be expensive). A search of the forum seems to reveal all kinds of problems with Adobe. Looking at getting my DD1099 to print and looking ahead at the need to print, and possibly edit PDFs, what do I really want to get? (Free, of course).

Should also mention that I do need to send and receive PDF files occasionally, but not terribly often.

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Perhaps I should define "crappy". On the computer when I select printer friendly, I see a 1099R with three copies and instructions. When I select print (and when I print), I get just the first two copies, and printed smaller than full width. Plus the figures are so small I cannot read them with a magnifying glass. And I see no way to enlarge it before I print. In short, it is unusable.
 
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MacGizmo

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Try opening the PDFs in Apple Preview (it's in your applications folder) and printing from there. It does virtually everything Acrobat Reader does.
 
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jparker402

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Jun 7, 2016
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Bellevue, NE
Try opening the PDFs in Apple Preview (it's in your applications folder) and printing from there. It does virtually everything Acrobat Reader does.
Thank you Mac! Have been doing some studying on YouTube since I started this post, and was just coming to realize that maybe Aople provided me with everything I needed right here on my MBA. Not sure I know how to use Preview yet, but I am experimenting.