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Fixing Save as Adobe PDF Crashes

There have been many reported instances of the "Save as Adobe PDF" workflow crashing regardless of application, but precious few workarounds or resolutions. In troubleshooting, I discovered that there were three instances of the "Save as Adobe PDF.action" in three different locations: /Library/Automator; ~/Library/Automator; and /System/Library/Automator. By eliminating all except the version in /System/Library/Automator, the workflow started behaving, and I was able to cut PDFs directly from the Print dialog.

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Microsoft Office Comes to the iPhone, and It’s Free

Microsoft has upgraded Office for iOS to include full iPhone support, and it has made core features in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint free for non-business users. This isn’t Steve Ballmer’s Microsoft anymore.

 
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