12   PDF Creation: distiller

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12.1   Distiller settings

Distiller settings allow you to specify options for creating a joboptions file. You can add or remove PDF creation settings and change the default selection. This feature modifies the EnterpriseFiles table as follows:

  • The FilePath ALL_USERS_PDFOPTIONS_SETTINGS by default resolves to AllUsersProfileAppData\Adobe\Acrobat\<version>\Distiller\Settings where AllUsersProfileAppData is usually C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data.

  • Action values may be:

    • 2: Add and backup
    • 4: Remove

Installer tables: Enterprise files for Joboptions

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12.1.1   Add a job option

To add PDF creation settings (.joboptions) to the installation:

  1. Choose the Add button.
  2. Navigate to the settings file you want to add.
  3. Choose Open.

Note

The default directory for PDF settings .joboptions files is C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Adobe\Adobe PDF\Settings.

Distiller settings

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12.1.2   Set a default joboptions file

The default PDF creation settings file is highlighted in red. To change the default file:

  1. Select a file from the Adobe PDF Settings list.
  2. Choose Set as Default.

Note

The default value is stored in the EnterpriseRegistries table as DistillerDefJobOptions and sets [HKCU\SOFTWARE\Adobe\Acrobat Distiller\<version>\JobOptions].

12.1.3   Remove a joboptions file

To remove a joboptions file from the installation:

  1. Select the file you want to remove.
  2. Choose Remove.