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[Feature request]: save as PDF [closed]

asked 2013-07-01 12:06:38 +0200

actionmystique gravatar image

updated 2015-11-02 03:55:33 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

The title is self-explanatory.

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Well, no, the title is not self-explanatory. LibreOffice has the ability to export documents as PDF files (as the given answers explain). Could you explain?

bencomp gravatar imagebencomp ( 2014-07-06 14:44:11 +0200 )edit

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answered 2013-07-01 12:25:14 +0200

mahfiaz gravatar image

Doesn't File → Export to PDF work for you? If not you need to provide more details.

PDF will never become an option in Save As dialog, since it is lossy format.

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I don't think "lossy" is an accurate term to use in this situation. PDF is designed to be a fixed format, although as @mariosv indicates it is gradually being extended to get around this limitation.

oweng gravatar imageoweng ( 2014-03-24 00:33:13 +0200 )edit

answered 2014-03-23 17:47:50 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

Not and I don't think it will be possible in a near future.

But you have the option exporting as PDF to embed in it the LibreOffice file.

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LibreOffice help:
Embed OpenDocument file
This setting enables you to export the document as a .pdf file containing two file formats: PDF and ODF. In PDF viewers it behaves like a normal .pdf file and it remains fully editable in LibreOffice.

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answered 2014-03-23 13:37:03 +0200

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updated 2014-03-23 13:37:51 +0200

Apart form mahfiaz's answer, have you also tried

File → Print → Options [4th tab] → Print to file [checkbox] ?

In case your are using Impress, you can also check in the first tab whether you want to export, e.g. handout, slides etc.

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