Converting MS Word Docs to PDF
When creating Dynamic PDF's, the Rich Text Editor uses HTML under the hood. To instantly import and convert your existing Microsoft Word Documents to PDF, so that they can be edited and wildcards can be inserted follow these steps:
WarningWhen you import a MS Word Document, any existing PDF Body content will be overwritten.
- Create a Dynamic PDF by following along with the wizard.
- On the Content Screen, Click the Upload Microsoft Word button:
- Choose your file and click save to begin the upload.
Your word document will be uploaded and converted to HTML. The results will be saved into the document body of your PDF. Click the Edit Document Body button to edit the layout and insert wildcards.
Importing Microsoft Word Document Import Details
Keep these important points in mind when importing your MS Word Documents and converting to PDF:
- Any images in your document will be uploaded to the current forms media folder. You can access these images from within the editor and update them as needed.
- Page breaks are not maintained and you'll need to add [PDF Page Break] at the points in the document where you would like page breaks.
- Headers and Footers are not automatically parsed. You'll need to pull those out of your document body and manually insert them into the Document Header and Document Footer. If you switch to source code, mode you can find the header and footer divs and copy them into their respective locations.
- Document formatting may not be precise as the original, and some tweaking may be required.
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