How to save a PDF with header that extends to edge of page?


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I have set my header and footer so that there is no default white line showing around the edge.

Looks Like This In Word.png

Header:

  • Header From Top / Bottom: 0"
  • Width: 8.2"
  • Height: 1.25"
  • Offset X: 0"
  • Offset Y: -0.25"
  • Crop Position: Width 8.2"
  • Crop Position: Height 1.44"

Footer:

  • Footer From Top / Bottom: 0"
  • Width: 8.5"
  • Height: 1.18"
  • Offset X: -0.21"
  • Offset Y: 0.21"
  • Crop Position: Width 8.5"
  • Crop Position: Height 1.18"
Obviously it looks good in Word. But when I save to PDF (I get the "A header and a footer of section 1 are set outside the printable area of the page. Do you want to continue?" dialog box) it still gives me the default white margins.

PDF Result.png


Any assistance?
 
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Hi LadyJemima,

I found this on google for MS Word on apple. I believe this should work on windows MS Word aswell.

In Word file, go to Page Setup:
Settings - Page Attributes
Format for - Any Printer
Paper Size - click here and then click on Manage Custom Sizes

Click + to add new size - name it PDF borderless
Click in the paper size boxes to make 8.5 x 11 (or whatever you need)
Make sure Non-Printable Area says User Defined, and change margins in boxes to 0
Click OK

Go to Print menu:
Printer - choose any
Presets - Standard
Click on PDF - Save as PDF
Choose file name and save location
Click Save

I found the original on this forum here in case it helps:
https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2778891?start=0
 
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Yasink, that did work. I had read it earlier but didn't think it would work for me (it did!) Thank you!
 

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