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Drag and drop save as PDF from Preview Apps
Most People know that it is pretty easy to write a PDF via the Preview button in print dialogs. Maybe you didn't know that if you want to save this (temporary) PDF file to your preferred directory, you don't have to go to the menu bar and choose "Save as PDF...". Instead, just drag that little icon from the title bar of the document to your desktop or any open window while holdig down the <alt> key.
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Output Options in print
Authored by: kerim on Feb 22, '02 06:44:16PM

By far the quickest way to save a PDF file is to choose "output options" from the print dialog, and select "save as file" choosing PDF from the pop-up menu (it is currently the only choice, so it is already selected). This way you don't even need to launch the Preview App. (BTW, I posted this to MacOSX Hints but I don't think it got published.)



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Not directly published...
Authored by: robg on Feb 22, '02 07:08:00PM
But it was referenced in the main portion of this hint. -rob.

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