Yes I did it from within excel and outside excel. The file is 191 pages. I just downloaded it again to double check. Not sure why you're seeing 380 pages.
Also, I have used microsoft's XS format cleaners on this file just as an FYI.
Ok because everytime i've managed to create any sort of pdf it always lists 191 as the total number of pages at the bottom even if it does not successfully create them. If you print to PDF or use the PDF toolbar, it takes over an hour (as you're seeing) to create the pdf (and it does so successfully). Saving as PDF usually allows for faster pdf creation but in this case it's just all a nightmare.
It eventually created the full pdf after an hour and a half (everything was in place and looked great). I just want a way to avoid an hour and a half for each document.
I'm not having much luck either finding a fast way, even saving as an xls file didn't speed things up.I'll opt out in case any other experts have a faster way.....
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My settings are already there with adobe acrobat (i've already played with these settings) and unfortunately it did not help. I've used cutepdf as well with no luck.
Computer I use has a 3rd generation ivy bridge intel i7 3820QM and 16gigs of RAM.
Have tried those in the past as well as tried again. Still not working. Bbefore responding and telling me what to try, could you please try on your end to make sure the solution works. I provided a copy of the file as you'll see in the thread.
They take over 1.5 hours to complete. I will also try with the settings you mentioned above. Could you please let me know specifically what type of machine / process / set up you have? I'm curious to know given you said it's much higher than the one I'm currently using.
Tried all of these settings on all three and i'm still stuck in the same place. >1.5 hours per. What processor are you using?
Thanks for the response. Yes, I'm using an Alienware m14x which retails for quite a lot and the i7-3820QM, while not the 3930, is still a pretty heavy duty chip. I've also tried doing the pdf off of two other computers (desktops), however, the chips on those are weaker and it takes much longer than the laptop. I'm happy to try using Google Docs to manage the file. Could you please send me the instructions on how to do that?
As a side, would you be willing to use something like screenleap (or any other screen sharing service) to show me that you can actually convert to pdf the exact file I provided off of wikisend? If you're willing to do that and can show me you successfully converted, i'll gladly give you a bonus on top.
Hey -- Yeah that was helpful but in the end it'll have to be new hardware in order to be able to print pdfs and actually print the document. You are 100% certain you could create a pdf in 2 to 4 minutes on your machine? If yes, then i'll be upgrading my computer based on what you're saying given it seems to be purely hardware issue. Thanks so much!