How to Email a PDF in Mac OS from Almost Any Application

One of the great features you will find on your Mac is the ability to create and email PDF’s from almost any application with a click of a button. So next time someone asks you for a file in PDF format don’t fret and follow the instructions below to send almost any file as PDF from your Mac.

Software/Hardware used: Safari 5 and Mail running on Mac OS 10.6.

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1. Lets say you find this awesome article on that you wish to share with family or a friend. All you have to do is click File then Print or Command + P on your keyboard to bring up the Print sheet.

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2. Click the PDF drop-down menu and click Mail PDF.

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Mac OS will immediately generate a PDF file of the page you were viewing and open a new email message with the PDF attached. All you have to do is enter the recipient’s name, a subject and a message. You can use these steps in other applications so long as you get to the Print window.

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