Wednesday, July 18, 2012

How to Get Rid of the White Border on Your PDF!

I know it's not Tuesday, but here's a special Technology Wednesday post!  A few people commented about that annoying white border that pops up with you "print" a PDF of your PowerPoint.  Here's how to get rid of it!





You can download this tutorial as a PDF by clicking this picture!
Note: This tutorial is hosted on Google Docs.  To save it from there, just open the file and click File > Download to save onto your computer!

20 comments:

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    1. It was a quick fix! I'm glad it worked!!!

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  2. You are the best!!! Thanks for another great tutorial!! :)
    Lisa
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

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  3. I am so glad you posted this! I was just complaining yesterday about that! Here is my suggestion for a tutorial. I made a graphic (that didn't fill the whole page) and I saved it as a png. When I use it, it puts a white box (the rest of the page) around it. How can I fix it? It drives me crazy that I don't know.
    Dana
    www.funin1stgrade.blogspot.com

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    1. Interesting! Which program did you make the graphic in?

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    2. Let me know if this helps:
      http://aturntolearn.blogspot.com/2012/08/how-to-save-powerpoint-slide-as.html

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  4. I have been wanting to know this for a while now. There are just some things that "googling" doesn't cover. Thank you so much for your technology posts because they DO help out!
    Deb at Fabulously First
    My TpT Store

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    1. It's true! Google has so much information, but sometimes it's hard to find exactly what you're looking for! I'm so glad you find the posts useful!!!

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  5. cool! thanks for the tutorial! :)

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  6. Thank you... I never knew you could do this. I love your technology tips that I keep finding on Pinterest! So many great ideas! :)

    Antoinette
    http://4321teach.blogspot.com/

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    1. It's a nifty trick, and luckily it's nice and easy! Glad you liked it!

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  7. Thanks for the tutorial! However, the little trick doesn't seem to work for me. Whether I save my powerpoint as a pdf or print it as a pdf, the white border is still there whether I scale it or not. Not sure what to do now...:(

    Pam
    Diary of a First Grade Teacher

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    1. That's bizarre! Phrase it has to do with the page size of your PowerPoint? Maybe if you change it to 8.5x11 it will make a difference? Let me know if that works!

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  8. Nice post! I mostly use PDFfiller to edit my PDF's. Its not the same thing, but maybe someone needs it. It also allows you to erase in a pdf and esign.
    Its pretty easy to use and its pretty cheap. I think you can get a free week if you and a friend both register. Here's a sample 990 form which you can fill out using this service. http://goo.gl/zlNA3l

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  9. I am a seller on TPT. How can I save it so that it doesn't have the white around it when I sell it?

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    1. Doing the steps of this tutorial should get rid of it. Let me know if it worked for you or not. If not, you can also change the page dimensions to 8.5x11 if you're making printables. Either way, let me know!

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