|ALLPDF Converter Console|
Located in START > Programs > BCL ALLPDF Converter or from a shortcut on your desktop.
The ALLPDF Converter work area is arranged to help you focus on Creating PDF, Converting PDF to Word, and Merging PDFs.
Creating PDF files
Converting PDF to Word
Merging PDF files
In the main console, click on the "Create PDF..." button or on Action > Create PDF... from the top menu bar to open the Create PDF dialog.
Selecting and converting a file into PDF
Click on the button and select the file you want to convert to PDF. Then click on the "Create PDF" button to process the file.
ALLPDF Converter will then open the file using the application associated with the file (e.g. if you choose an XLS file, ALLPDF will launch MSExcel to open it).
Then, choose where the PDF document is going to be saved:
Click the "Save" button to continue.
Once completed, ALLPDF will automatically open the PDF in your PDF viewer (e.g. Adobe Acrobat).
- You can drag-and-drop any file into the Merge List and ALLPDF will ask you to convert it to PDF.
- If you selected to "Add PDF file into the merge list after conversion", the newly created PDF will be automatically added into the Merge List, ready to be merged with other PDFs in the list.
Converting PDF To Word
On the main console, click on the "Convert PDF to Word..." button or on Actions > Convert PDF to Word... to open the Convert PDF dialog:
Click on the button and select the PDF file you want to convert to Word. Then click on the "Convert..." button.
The following dialog box will show up:
If you do not want the document to open after conversion, uncheck the checkbox next to "Open Word document after conversion".
You can also choose to only convert a range of pages from PDF instead of the full document.
Once you are satisfied with the settings, click on the "Convert" button to start converting the PDF into Word.
Then select where to save the Word document.
- You can right click on a PDF in the Merge List and select "Convert to Word"
Adding PDF files into the Merge List Window
To add files into the Merge List, you can do one of the following
Selecting multiple PDF files in the Merge List Window
To select multiple PDF files in the Merge List Window, press-and-hold either the CTRL key or the SHIFT key on your keyboard, and then click on the PDF files you want to select. To select all the files in the list, hit CTRL-A.
Right-Clicking on PDF file(s) in the Merge List Window
You can right click on the selected PDF file(s) to access even more options.
From this menu you can open the PDF, email the PDF, convert the PDF to Word, or extract pages from the PDF. These options are also available by clicking Edit in the top menu bar. Additonally, you can choose to select all the PDFs in the merge list or remove the PDF from the list.
To change the Merging Order of the PDF files, click on a PDF file and use the and buttons.
Removing PDF files from the Merge List Window
To remove PDF files from the list, select one or more files and then click on the button or press delete.
Calculating the total number of pages of all PDFs in the Merge List Window
To calculate the total number of pages of PDFs in the list, click on the "Number of Pages..." button.
Merging ALL the PDFs
Click on the "Merge All" button to start merging all the PDF files in the Merge List. The files will be merged in the order they appear on the Merge List Window. You will be asked where to save the combined PDF file.
When the process is finished, the merged PDF will show up in the merge list window in bold characters:
Merging Selected PDFs
Select the PDFs you want to merge (press-and-hold the CTRL or the SHIFT key while selecting them). Then right-click on one of the selected PDF and select "Merge Selected PDFs."
Extracting Pages from PDF
To extract pages from your PDF, select the PDF from the Merge List window, right-click on it, and select "Extract Pages...", or select the PDF and then navigate to Edit > Extract Pages...
A dialogue box will pop up asking you which pages you want to extract from the PDF:
Enter the range of pages you want to extract and then click "OK". You will be asked where you want to save the extracted pages:
Select the location where you want to save the extracted pages, then click "Save". The pages will be extracted and saved in a new PDF, which will then be added to the Merge List in ALLPDF Converter's window.
|ALLPDF Converter Buttons in MSWord|
ALLPDF Converter places two new buttons in Microsoft Word 2000 and later versions.
In Office 2007 and later, these buttons are located under the "Add-Ins" tab in the top navigation bar.
The Open PDF button
Click on button to open a PDF in Word.
First, select the PDF you want to open.
Then, specify where you want to save the .rtf file .
Once the conversion is complete, the document will open in Word.
The Save as PDF button
Click on the button to save the active Word document as a PDF file.
This following dialog box will show up:
Select the "Preserve Hyperlinks" option to translate all the hyperlinks in Word into PDF hyperlinks.
You can automatically create PDF bookmarks by clicking on the "Add bookmarks based on Word Styles" option. Learn more about bookmarks.
Once you are satisfied with the settings, simply click on the "Create PDF" button and you will be asked to specify a location for the PDF.
To change the conversion options, click on the "Properties" button. By clicking on the Post Process dropdown menu, you can choose to automatically open the PDF or email the PDF after it is converted.
|ALLPDF Printer Driver|
Converting any document into PDF
Since ALLPDF is available as a printer driver, you can open any document and create a PDF by simply printing it using ALLPDF printer driver.
To change the conversion options, click on the "Properties" button.
After you click "OK" to print, ALLPDF will ask you where to save the PDF. You can customize the PDF Creation options by clicking on the Properties button. By clicking on the Post Process dropdown menu, you can choose to automatically open the PDF or email the PDF after it is converted.