Scanned-to- PDF File Printing
Thread poster: Ali Al awadi
Ali Al awadi  Identity Verified
Romania
Local time: 01:48
English to Arabic
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Feb 15, 2009

Dear all,
I have a large file which was scanned into PDF format "raster file". When I try to print the file out, the printer/PC can not read the file; and printing process gets aborted. Is there any workaround to have the file printed/photocopied?

Many thanks in advance!


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Jenn Mercer  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 18:48
Member (2009)
French to English
Break it up? Feb 15, 2009

Can you print page by page? I have had PDF's that were too large for my (rather old) printer's memory. They were able to print out just fine as long as I told it to print only page x to y. In a similar vein, it could not hurt to close everything and reboot before trying again.

Bon Courage!

-Jenn


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Ali Al awadi  Identity Verified
Romania
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Photocopying? Feb 15, 2009

Hi Jenn,

Thank you for your prompt response. Sorry for not being clear enough!
Actually the file is over 500 pages. For a printer to do it would be quite exhausting; that's why I was specifically referring to photocopying.

I have the file on a memory stick and tried to have it photocopied but in vain. The file readily opens on my PC. But when it comes to photocopying through another's PC connected to a photocopier, the process gets aborted without any clear reason.
Advice is highly appreciated!

[Edited at 2009-02-15 20:20 GMT]


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Sergei Leshchinsky  Identity Verified
Ukraine
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Export to images and print in portions Feb 15, 2009

Open the file in Acrobat (NOT Reader!) and "Save as..." image. Better in PNG. Then print from any image viewer...

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xxxLia Fail  Identity Verified
Spain
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print as image Feb 15, 2009

Sergei Leshchinsky wrote:

Open the file in Acrobat (NOT Reader!) and "Save as..." image. Better in PNG. Then print from any image viewer...


I had a PDF recently that printed oddly ( a font I couldn't read) but somehow I was able to print it an an image (TIF).


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trebla
Canada
Local time: 18:48
French to English
SCanned to PDF Feb 16, 2009

Have you tried converting it to Word using a PDF Converter. If it's just text, it should convert easily.

If you don't have a converter, send me a page and I'll try it for you.

[Edited at 2009-02-16 02:46 GMT]


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Capesha  Identity Verified
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Did you try... Feb 16, 2009

to save the page on your computer and then open it via acdc or another programm for photos?
It should then be possible to print the file.


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Ali Al awadi  Identity Verified
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Done! Feb 16, 2009

Many thanks Jenn, Sergei ,Lia, Trebla and Capesha!
I opened the file in Acrobat (not reader) and saved as image. It worked!

Grateful to you all for your prompt support!


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