Template Woes...

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by SammySch, Mar 25, 2011.

  1. SammySch macrumors newbie

    Mar 25, 2011
    So, I thought that I would make my resume/CV look all snazzy using a special template on pages and it's been downhill since then. Whenever I try to save it as a word document (I don't have the Word programs on my mac) to send to professors etc. the formatting goes completing off. Is this typical!?? Is there any way I can resolve it?
    I feel like I'm better off just re-writing the whole darn thing in a normal pages document... :(
    Thanks for any help!!
  2. coops macrumors regular

    Sep 10, 2009
    You can continue to edit it in whatever format you like - but send it in PDF format - this way you can be sure it will display exactly as you intend it to... and it can't easily be edited (by the receiver).
  3. SammySch thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 25, 2011
    I don't have that option...all I have is Word and iWork.
    I'm sorry- I'm totally computer illiterate. Do I need to download a program for this??
    Thank you so much for your reply!
  4. SammySch thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 25, 2011
  5. DewGuy1999 macrumors 68040


    Jan 25, 2009
    Actually it's a option in the Print dialog. See the PDF section of this Apple Doc:

    :apple: Mac OS X v10.6: Mac 101 - Printing

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