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Goodbye Acrobat, Hello Office 12 - MasterMaq.ca Blog
Longtime readers of my blog will know that I have often complained about Adobe Acrobat and how terribly slow it is. The program uses too many resources, loads too much stuff, and runs far too slow. Unfortunately, there aren't many other applications that support PDF so completely, so I've been stuck with it. That looks to change with Office 12 though, as Tablet PC MVP Rob Bushway notes: This afternoon Steven Sinofsky announced to our MVPs that we will build in native support for the PDF format in Office "12". I constantly get asked by customers if we can build in this support for publishing documents as PDF files, and now I can thankfully say "yes!" It's something we've been hearing about for years, and earlier in this project we decided that while there were already existing third party tools for doing this, we should do the work to build the functionality natively into the product. Chris Pratley on the OneNote team also confirmed the news: One big smile was when Steven Sinofsky