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Old 10-10-2005, 04:40 PM   #1
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Default Preview of MS Office 12 interface

Microsoft is trying to make its core MS Office applications easier to work with.

They have posted an overview for our consideration.

What do you think?

   
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Microsoft is trying to make its core MS Office applications easier to work with.
Could have fooled me!

Even more junk on the screen...

   
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Old 10-11-2005, 05:34 AM   #3
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Even more junk on the screen...
Yep.

Do you think there are users who appreciate it?

   
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But Office "12" will be able to save files in pdf format! Now how many years has it taken to manage to include that "basic" necessity.

   
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But Office "12" will be able to save files in pdf format! Now how many years has it taken to manage to include that "basic" necessity.
Guess we need to see how good a job they do. I always dread receiving a PDF made from Word as it is.

   
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I always dread receiving a PDF made from Word as it is

How do you know the program that's produced the content of a PDF file?

   
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How do you know the program that's produced the content of a PDF file?
Ordinarily because the sender tells me.

   
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because the sender tells me

Oh, how disappointing: I thought we were going to get an inside tip about Acrobat.

   
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Oh alright. Since it's you, Michael. But you've got to promise not to tell the others.

Look at File, Document Properties. Sometimes there'll be useful information about the app that produced the PDF. Sometimes it's just the Distiller version.

   
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Old 10-12-2005, 07:53 AM   #10
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Steve:

Look at File, Document Properties

I look at document properties every time I make a PDF from Word: it always says Distiller under 'producer'.

I check that my PDFs are not encrypted by anything higher than Acrobat version 3, not version 5, which I think is the default. The reason is that many users of the PDFs have not troubled to update Acrobat Reader since version 4.

   
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