For Adobe Acrobat Versions 5.0 and Below:

Step One: Set your Distiller Options

1.    Open Acrobat Distiller
2.    Go to the “Job Options” drop-down menu
3.    Choose “Print”
4.    Go to “Settings” in the menu, and choose “Job Options”
5.    Set all compression settings to “Bicubic Downsampling” and “300” DPI
6.    Go to the Fonts tab
7.    Check “Embed All Fonts” and uncheck “Subset Fonts” (Unless you have experience, you should leave everything else at the default settings)
8.    Save the preferences as Publishing PDF

Step Two: Printing Your PDF

1.    Open your document
2.    Go to “File,” and than “Print”
3.    Choose “Acrobat Distiller” as the printer in the drop-down menu
4.    Click “Properties”
5.    Set your page size, or select “Custom Size” and enter the correct size
6.    Click “OK”
7.    Go to the Graphics tab
8.    Change the resolution to “305” DPI
9.    Go to the Adobe PDF Settings tab
10.    In the drop-down menu for conversion settings choose “Publishing PDFs” or the name you chose in Step One
11.     Click “Apply,” then “OK” twice
12.    You will be prompted to name and save your file

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