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How to Export Data to.pdf Format

OST PST Viewer is a rather new application in comparison to other 4Team apps and does not yet have a direct export data to .pdf function. However, exporting data to .pdf is still possible, but requires some preparation.

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Preparation

In order to extract email messages or any other items from your data file, you can use the print option in OST PST Viewer, but it will require a little tweak in Devices and Printers.

Step 1. Click the Windows Start button and select the Settings option.

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Step 2. In the Settings window, type in the word printer in the search menu top left and select the Printers and scanners option.

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Step 3. In the Printers & scanners window, you will see a list of printer devices available and your printer device set as default. Also in the list, you will see Microsoft Print to PDF device - select it.

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Step 4. In the devices properties window, click the Set as Default option.

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Step 5. Open the OST PST Viewer app and pick an item you want to extract as .pdf and click the Print option on the right menu.

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Step 5. Instead of the print going to your main printer, it will give you an option to save the printout as a .pdf file. Write the name of the item you are exporting and click the Save button.

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Step 6. Once the file is saved, you will be able to open the .pdf file with your browser or PDF Reader app.

Tips:

  • OST PST Viewer works with or without Outlook installed.
  • Make sure the default printer is switched back if you want to resume your regular printing.

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