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I would like to be able to create a .pdf of the document I have on screen.

Creating a pdf seems to me to be a fundamental requirement of any document based software.  I'm hoping that IBM will inform me that this is already possible and how to do it.

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  • Dec 14 2018
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    Guest commented
    December 17, 2018 09:41

    Have you tried a pdf printer driver? 

    There's lots of different ones available and some are free.

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    Thomas Hampel commented
    December 18, 2018 19:36

    I guess this idea is not limited to Domino Mobile Apps, so can I move this one to the Domino AppDev or Notes Client category?

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    Guest commented
    December 18, 2018 19:41

    I think it's almost a requirement these days.  I would say AppDev, because I'm sure the developers out there would like to have it as an option.

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    Guest commented
    December 18, 2018 20:33

    I was really thinking about doing it on an ipad.  We use PrimoPDF to convert documents to PDFs from our Notes clients. It works quite well.

    I was hoping there was some way to convert a document to pdf on an ipad.

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    Thomas Hampel commented
    December 19, 2018 11:14

    A native method to convert to PDF would be welcome. For the time being you don't need to spend money for saving as PDF because there are a number of free alternatives, e.g. https://freepdfxp.de/freepdf_en.html which act as a printer driver. MacOSX provides native PDF export capabilities when printing.

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    December 19, 2018 14:07

    Thank you for the info.  I will add freepdf to my library.  I don't see how it applies to iOS on an iPad though.  I am using the beta version of "IBM Domino Mobile Apps".  I don't see how I can use freepdf to create a pdf from a document I have on screen in the beta.

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    Guest commented
    17 Jan 16:36

    Someone moved this idea from the Domino Mobile Apps to the Notes category.  I meant this idea only for DMA.  We already have a method for creating a .pdf from the Notes client.

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    Thomas Hampel commented
    17 Jan 17:03

    Moving to DMA on request