Software woes

I love the new computer, Windows Vista, and Office 2007 BUT I haven’t been able to install my Adobe Elements program that I use to create PDF files.

I tried the online PDF creator on a trial basis from Adobe Online but it doesn’t support the font I wanted to use last night AND it’s $9.99 a month. I could buy Acrobat Standard but that’s $299.

Here’s the HeartStrings Label I created last night in Office 2007 and here’s the version I was able to create with Elements on my Desktop. It’s fine for me – I can print the cuter version from the laptop but I had to post the plainer version online. (I know this is a little blurred but that’s because it’s a photo of the label I printed out – poor photography NOT poor printing). I’m sure there’s a way to get around this – just haven’t figured it out yet.

In the meantime, you can get the PDF file with 4 labels per page on the HeartStrings website.

6 thoughts on “Software woes

  1. Love the design. I hope you get the software worked out without having to spend $300! Do they have support for your program anywhere? Maybe it just won’t work with the updated OS? I know when Paul went to XP, we lost several programs. Luckily, I haven’t lost anything with my Mac OS upgrades.

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  2. There are lots of free utilities to convert to PDF; maybe one of those would work? I know those free thingies often don’t work/have strings attached but there might be one you can use, like cutePDF? Too bad the program you have won’t work, though.

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  3. I too love allot of the things about vista, however I have several program that don’t work, and as of yet there are no fixes. I hope that microsoft will remedy this with vista as they did with previous operating systems.the label is really cute!

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  4. okay Mary please forgive my multiple comments, there is one more number at the end of that address to make it work, so the last bit should be: detail.jsp?ftpID=3565

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