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I get this is a UX site but the answer is technical PDF in a print dialog is what you are accustomed to as that is how it works. The free driver from Adobe is a print driver. PDF is a page rendering. You can select page size and portrait or landscape. Once you load the driver it is available as a printer to all applications (that print). Microsoft ...


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The logic, or origin, is the option below: "Save as PostScript..." . PostScript is the common language of printers. You print a document by converting it to PostScript and sending it to the printer. (Roughly, like everything else there are other options.) So basically "printing" is "convert to PostScript, then send to printer", naturally someone wanted to ...


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Based on my own experience on the beginning of printing to PDF, I'd say it was due to the workaround it started with. Many programs like Microsoft Office or browsers didn't include an option to print to PDF till a few years back. When they need for printing to PDF came up other programs (mainly PDF creating tools) were extended to install their own printer ...


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A tricky question, which is difficult to answer. However, my theory is the following... You are really converting from one format to another. That may be HTML to PDF, DOCX to PDF, MSG to PDF and many more. Therefore, it would really be more understandable for a user if we used this technique today and called it converting document. There are also many free ...


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I would go for : e-commerce docs in "My account" (even if it already exist) with clear categories statics ones regrouped in something like "documentation" AND in each page/form/other element wich is in relation with the needed information. I mean if you talk about a certain product in a page, add the file in there.



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