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How Do I Create PDF Files from Mathematica Notebooks?

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There are basically two ways of creating a PDF file from a Mathematica notebook. One way is to buy a copy of Adobe Acrobat, which provides a printer driver that can output any document as a PDF file. It is more reliable, especially for multi-page notebooks, to save the file from Mathematica as PostScript, then to use Adobe Acrobat to read it and save it as PDF. The free way is to use Ghostscript. Using Mathematica and Ghostscript to generate PDF files from Mathematica notebooks is very straightforward but involves multiple steps. The process for Microsoft Windows and Aladdin GSview follows.

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In addition, there is a useful webMathematica utility that can convert uploaded Mathematica notebooks to PDF Files.

*Mathematica Technology > Front End > Saving and Exporting


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