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Old 05-15-2013, 02:46 PM   #29
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Just got my Service Manual CD's from eBay yesterday, give em a try.
What exactly is this? Like a Bentley manual?
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Old 11-14-2013, 08:57 PM   #30
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Not the cheapest option but you can get the repair manuals here:

https://erwin.vw.com/erwin/showHome.do

The subscription options are:
One day -- $35.00
One month -- $225.00
One year -- $1,100.00
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Old 01-05-2014, 01:32 PM   #31
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Not the cheapest option but you can get the repair manuals here:

https://erwin.vw.com/erwin/showHome.do

The subscription options are:
One day -- $35.00
One month -- $225.00
One year -- $1,100.00
Chris:

If I do the one day, can I just download and print every file or do they limit you?

Thanks,

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Old 01-17-2014, 05:04 PM   #32
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It's been awhile since I've used it but I think you can print anything you want to paper. They make it difficult to save to PDF but it can probably be done with the right program.

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Old 01-17-2014, 10:14 PM   #33
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If you can print, you can create a PDF, all you need is a PDF printer driver. Adobe Acrobat comes with one, but there are others that are free -- I use Primo PDF.
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Old 01-17-2014, 11:15 PM   #34
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If you can print, you can create a PDF, all you need is a PDF printer driver.
Their files are secured in a way that prevents them from being printed legibly with the common pdf print drivers.
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Old 01-17-2014, 11:22 PM   #35
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Their files are secured in a way that prevents them from being printed legibly with the common pdf print drivers.
It's not a problem if you know what you are doing. See my thread here: http://golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=71530
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Old 01-17-2014, 11:30 PM   #36
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It's not a problem if you know what you are doing.
So what's your secret, what program did you use to save it?
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Old 01-18-2014, 12:23 AM   #37
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So what's your secret, what program did you use to save it?
I think originally I used primopdf but found that printing to Microsoft xps files and then converting those to PDF with Acrobat gave me smaller file sizes. You also don't want the pages to get flattened into an image otherwise you can't search the text.
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PDF files created by PrimoPDF are searchable unless what you're printing are images.

In other words, if you print a web page showing a JPEG image with text in it like a meme, you won't be able to find that text, but all the actual text on the web page is searchable.
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Old 01-18-2014, 12:37 AM   #39
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PDF files created by PrimoPDF are searchable unless what you're printing are images.

In other words, if you print a web page showing a JPEG image with text in it like a meme, you won't be able to find that text, but all the actual text on the web page is searchable.
Yeah I know all about PDF creation. I deal with them all day every day at work. Sometimes programs that print to a PDF will flatten all the content into an image and you lose any ability to search or modify it later. PrimoPDF doesn't do that though at least on default settings. I only use it for quickly making locked PDF proofs for customers. Anything more advanced I do in acrobat pro
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I believe when I tried to print straight to Acrobat PDF from elsawin it gave me an error and wouldn't save so I had to get a little more creative. Printing from their website may not be the same as printing from the software.
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