Creating PDFs on Mac OS X

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OS X allows you to create PDFs from the standard print dialog in any application. There are some special steps necessary to create poster-sized PDFs:
  1. Go to File->Page Setup
  2. Under "Paper Size " select "Manage Custom Sizes "
  3. Click the "+" button at the bottom of the list of custom sizes. Double-click on the new "Untitled" entry and rename it to "36x44"
  4. While "36x44" is highlighted in the custom size list, change the "Page Size" settings to "Width" of 36 in, "Height" of 36 in. Set all "Printer Margins" to 0.
  5. Click "OK"
  6. Under "Paper Size" select the preset you just made
  7. Click "Ok"
  8. Go to File->Print
  9. Click the "PDF" button and select "Save as PDF"