Primavera is a widely used program management application developed by Oracle. It allows users to track the time and costs associated with a range of project-related resources, including labor, materials and equipment. By default, Primavera does not allow you to save charts or reports to PDF format. To do so, you must download and install a PDF printer driver, then save your document as a PDF using the program's print function. Several freely available drivers can accomplish this task.
Open a web browser and log on to the website for CutePDF Writer, doPDF or PDF995 (see Resources). All three packages contain PDF printer drivers and are available at no charge.
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Click the "Download" or "Free Download" link and save the program file to your computer when prompted. Look for the "Printer Driver" download link on the PDF995 website.
Close any open programs.
Launch the installer file you downloaded in Step 2. Follow the setup program's instructions to install the selected PDF printer driver on your computer.
Open the document you want to print in Primavera.
Click the "Print" icon near the top of the screen, or click "File" in the top menu bar and select "Print."
Select the name of the PDF printer driver you installed in Step 4 (for example, "CutePDF Writer") from the list of available printers and click "OK."
Give the PDF a file name, select a save location and click "Save" in the resulting window. Your document is saved to PDF format within seconds.