Can’t export as pdf

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rabid_79

03 Feb, 2020 03:42 PM

How can I change from tabular file to pdf when sending file via email?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Jarod Long on 04 Feb, 2020 06:59 AM

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    Exporting to PDF can be done by printing, which works a bit differently depending on whether you're using macOS or iPadOS. On a Mac:

    • Press ⌘P or select File > Print
    • At the bottom-left, there should be a PDF drop-down menu
    • Click that and choose Save as PDF or one of the other options

    On iPad:

    • Tap the share button and select the Print option
    • On the page preview, pinch outward as if you were zooming into it, which should open a PDF on a new screen
    • I've just noticed a bug where the buttons at the top of this screen have white text on a white background, so unfortunately it's very hard to see them, but you can still tap on them. Tap on the top-right of the screen to open another share menu, which will let you email the PDF file. Tap on the top-left to close the screen.

    Not the most intuitive process, but what's nice about it is that it's automatically built into any app that supports printing, so you should be able to follow the same steps to create PDFs in other apps as well.

    Hope this helps!

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