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PLEASE NOTE: This functionality only applies to the legacy Content Publisher application

PDF Printing allows users of the intranet to download a copy of a content published document in PDF format. Administrators can set a Header and Footer that will be displayed on all downloaded PDF documents.


This process is conducted through The Admin console of iD. You will need to ensure that you are logged into the admin before conducting this process.  

Step by Step Instructions
  1. The server must be using Microsoft Office 2007 with the Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS add-in installed. To download this add-in please visit: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=4D951911-3E7E-4AE6-B059-A2E79ED87041

  2. Select Config Settings from the Utilities menu

  3. Scroll down the list of config settings and select Footer Print Options (under the Content Publisher heading)

  4. Using the Value drop-down list, select one of the following:

    • Browser Print: Displays a Print this document link at the bottom of the page containing the Content Publisher document. Clicking this link will cause a printer friendly window to appear and the print dialog will be displayed

    • Download PDF: Displays a Download PDF link at the bottom of the page containing the Content Publisher document. Clicking this link will prompt to save a PDF version of the document

    • Browser and PDF: Displays both the Print this document and Download PDF links

  5. Click Update Settings

  6. To configure the Header and Footer to be displayed on all downloaded PDF's, click the PDF Printing option from the Utilities menu

  7. Select the Header tab, tick the Display Header checkbox to enable a header for the downloaded PDF. Enter a heading using the Header Format textbox

  8. Select the Footer tab, tick the Display Footer checkbox to enable a footer for the downloaded PDF. Enter a footer using the Footer Format textbox

  9. Click OK to save



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