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Can anyone suggest a good PDF-writing program? One that can create PDF files of large-format drawings for other people to print on plotters. And one that works well with VectorWorks, not distorting the drawing. And that can embed fonts so I won't have to deal with that issue any more.

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From a google search for "pdf writer best", one web site had this list of favorite programs:

Dane Prairie Win2PDF?

www.daneprairie.com

$35; free evaluation

Jaws PDF Creator?

www.jawspdf.com

$79; free evaluation

Fine Print PDF Factory?

www.pdffactory.com

$49.95; free evaluation

PDF995

www.pdf995.com

$9.95; free evaluation with advertising

Robo PDF?

www.robopdf.com

$49; free evaluation

activePDF

www.activepdf.com

$79; free evaluation

Carl

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your system and version stats were not posted. but if you are using mac's, OS X, and VW 9.5, the 'print to pdf' button on the print dialog box works great. we no longer have problems with shaded backrounds, or font substititions. we used to use 'print tp pdf', the freeware available on the web. but as i recall, he did not support windows. hope this helps...

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