The Portable Document Format (PDF), a file format developed by Adobe, allows a user to read any type of file, regardless of whether that type of software is. Given the program’s discontinuation, some users may find it useful to convert PageMaker files into other formats. Knowing how to convert a PageMaker file . Adobe PageMaker was developed in as the first desktop publishing software on the market. While the software was replaced in by Adobe InDesign.
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Sorry, Willi, that wasn’t clear; so the question now is, can I get hold of an old Pagemaker from some covert, or have I got to completely rebuild the book I’ve been writing for the last thirty years?
Alan Sembera began writing for local newspapers in Texas and Louisiana. Sembera now writes full time about business and technology. Go to original post. If you don’t have PageMaker running you cannot do it.
Open the document in Pagemaker. A Pagemaker document may incorporate several sources of text, so it may be necessary to repeat the process for each “story” found p5 a Pagemaker document. With an old PageMaker you’d also need a very old computer and very old system. Or is there a way round this? Tip If you have access to Pagemaker 7.
If you want to use Word to view the text in a Pagemaker file, you will first have to open the file in Pagemaker and then save the text to a separate file in a format readable to Word.
I don’t have Pagemaker. Navigate to the correct folder; the RTF file should appear on the list.
Under the “File” menu, select “Export” then “Text. Accessed 31 December Not that this may be difficult or expensive, you may have one in a cupboard. I would recommend to leave PageMaker and filew your time only in InDesign.
P65 to PDF
Use your pointer to select the “object” in the document that contains the text you wish to view in Word. Skip to main content. If links are missing, you will convwrt to relink them in InDesign.
Click “Save” fikes complete the process. You can not post a blank message. Please enter a title. For what it’s worth, this link to a PM7 trial was posted today in another thread and it still works: This content has been marked as final.
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If the file was originally created in Pagemaker versions 6 or 7, you can also open it using Adobe’s InDesign software, which incorporated many of Pagemaker’s features after Adobe stopped supporting Pagemaker in His professional career includes stints as a computer tech, information editor and income tax preparer.
How to Open a Pagemaker Document in Microsoft Word
Launch Word vonvert select “Open” under the “File” menu. Now we are getting somewhere, thank you. Please type your message and try again. The file opened, some of the captions and headings have moved and some of the most recent illustrations are missing but its OK.
Thank p6 Willi, but I think you have missed the whole point. Can I get Pagemaker from somewhere? Adobe’s Pagemaker software was once one of the most powerful page design tools available for the PC.
Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name. Resources 1 Adobe Systems: Do you still have the linked files available?