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Registered: ‎10-14-2011
My Device: Playbook
My Carrier: NA

Playbook to convert to PDF?

Would like to convert an existing DOC (Word to go) file to a PDF either via a Playbook App or Online. Please help. Thanks.

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Registered: ‎04-19-2011
My Device: Z10 & Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon Wireless

Re: Playbook to convert to PDF?

At the present time, there is no app. hopefully it will be developed
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Registered: ‎10-14-2011
My Device: Playbook
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Re: Playbook to convert to PDF?

Am trying this workaround, an online service that converts any file to PDF

http://www.freepdfconvert.com/

 

The only catch at the moment (other than difference between free & paid modes) is it

returns the PDF file in a zip format.

 

Do you know of a way I can open a ZIP file in Playbook so I can extract the PDF easily?

Thanks in advance.

 

Dean

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Re: Playbook to convert to PDF?

Files and folders in app world. excellent application. well worth the money.
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Registered: ‎08-02-2011
My Device: Playbook 64, Z-10, Q10
My Carrier: T-Mobile

Re: Playbook to convert to PDF?

To convert a document to a PDF requires a copy of Adobe Acrobat or similar program. I've not seen anything about Adobe offering an App to convert to PDFs for any platform yet. You could always send it to yourself, open on a computer, generate the PDF and then send the PDF back to yourself as a work around if you really want the doc in PDF format on your PB.

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Registered: ‎03-03-2011
My Device: Playbook, Z10, Q10, Z30 with Files & Folders and Orbit of course
My Carrier: Vodafone

Re: Playbook to convert to PDF?

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Files & Foilders (see sig below) can convert a .doc to .pdf via its Google Docs feature. Just paste the .doc file to Google Docs as .pdf, then copy it back to the PlayBook. It can also convert to and from many other formats: Excel, PowerPoint, CSV, Plain text etc.

Files & Folders, the unified file & cloud manager for PlayBook and BB10 with SkyDrive, SugarSync, Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, Google Docs. Free 3-day trial! - Jon Webb - Innovatology - Utrecht, Netherlands
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Posts: 1,280
Registered: ‎03-03-2011
My Device: Playbook, Z10, Q10, Z30 with Files & Folders and Orbit of course
My Carrier: Vodafone

Re: Playbook to convert to PDF?

Oh and @tiratore: Files & Folders can open .ZIP files too.
Files & Folders, the unified file & cloud manager for PlayBook and BB10 with SkyDrive, SugarSync, Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, Google Docs. Free 3-day trial! - Jon Webb - Innovatology - Utrecht, Netherlands
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Re: Playbook to convert to PDF?

thanks
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Re: Playbook to convert to PDF?

I would use totally free any to pdf conversion tool:

http://conversiontopdf.com

 

This service for sure include converting doc to pdf.

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Re: Playbook to convert to PDF?

The easiest way is to take some online pdf conversion component, have a try.