• Welcome to AppraisersForum.com, the premier online  community for the discussion of real estate appraisal. Register a free account to be able to post and unlock additional forums and features.

Forum Sponsor - a la mode

Learn more about Titan Reports, our new cloud-based formfiller, SmartExchange, Titan Office, and Titan Drive to see how you can revolutionize your appraisal business.

JPG to PDF

Status
Not open for further replies.

rtubbs

Thread Starter
Junior Member
Joined
Jan 15, 2002
How do you convert a .jpg file to .pdf? Specifically, I've scanned my license to a jpeg file but when I open it to print to Adobe, the image is humongous and will only print a portion of the file. I've done this before but can't seem to remember how I did it. Help will be greatly appreciated.
 

EDWARD BERRY

Senior Member
Joined
Jan 15, 2002
Professional Status
Certified General Appraiser
State
Arkansas
Import your scanned file to Power Point.

Size the sig block just slightly larger that the letters.

Save as new file.

Now you can insert that file(i call mine edsig) it into most documents.

Upon converting to PDF it should be there.

Respectfully-ed in arkansas
 

David Mullen

Junior Member
Joined
Jan 17, 2002
In Adobe Acrobat 5.05 you "open" the file from Adobe Acrobat then "save as" whatever file name you want in pdf format.

I think this will work in Version 4.05 also but cannot try it until tomorrow.

Someone else may try this evening and post the answer to that part.
 

rtubbs

Thread Starter
Junior Member
Joined
Jan 15, 2002
DaveM, I need it the other way around. I have a jpg file that I want to convert to pdf.
 

Ben Vukicevich SRA

Senior Member
Joined
Feb 9, 2002
Professional Status
Certified General Appraiser
State
New Jersey
Ron,

Here's what I do if a client wants a copy of my license. If you use Clickforms, it's easy. You've already scanned the license to a jpg so use either a legal or letter Exhibit form in Clickforms and load the license in there. Print the Exhibit page to a PDF file and you should be done. Email away.

Ben
 

EDWARD BERRY

Senior Member
Joined
Jan 15, 2002
Professional Status
Certified General Appraiser
State
Arkansas
Ron,

Sorry for answering so late, slightly busy.

If I understand you have scanned your lic & sig as a jpeg file and want to place it in a doc and send it as PDF.

Apparently the file (sig, lic) is very big. ( i had the same problem)

Here is how i did it.

1-made copy of lic and sig in upper left cornet of page. Placed 4 small dots around such in a rectangular fashion.

2. scanned it-BUT had to size the page down to the 4 dots-otherwise the file will be too big. If you scanner will not size find a buddy whose will.

3. my scanner will not save as a jpeg file so had to save as GIFF.

4. save to floppy--later will not have to search -remember i am from arkansas with no brains.

5-Open MS WORD---click on insert - text block-- then size the text block about as big as lic & sig.

6- put cursor inside text block-click insert picture--answer the floppy file-should be the scanned lic & pic.


7---right click on the image, answer copy-


8-open Power Point-bring up a blank page and paste the image that you have in the clipboard from previous copy.(should be the lic & scanned sig.

9-Now I saved the image AS A JPEG FILE to the Floppy.

10- Now that file can be inserted into most any Appraisal software, a MS document addendum.

11-from the appraisal software chose print -adobe and there the PDF file.
If the appraisal software had PDF.

12-if not you must have to Adobe (not the Reader)

You can send the Doc. with the scanned sig & lic as an attachment and the sifg and lic will be there.

Hope this answeres a need-It take a little time but the next time you need it --there it is on the floppy--should be abouy 25,000 bytes.

ed in arkansas
12-i
 

Jeff Horton

Senior Member
Joined
Jan 15, 2002
Professional Status
Certified Residential Appraiser
State
Alabama
Ron, my scanner software allows me to scale the image when I print it. I believe I set it to like 50%? Might want to check yours.

Other option would be to resize the image in some graphics program if you have one.
 

David Mullen

Junior Member
Joined
Jan 17, 2002
Ron

I just went into Adobe Acrobat 5.05 and did "file", "open", and picked a jpg file at random. It was a photograph.

Adobe Acrobat opened the file and then I saved it as a pdf file.

Not sure yet about Version 4.05 doing the same thing but will check it out if no one else does it first.

Dave
 

rtubbs

Thread Starter
Junior Member
Joined
Jan 15, 2002
Hey, thanks for the tips. I was able to convert in 2 different ways:

1. Inserted the file into ms word, did a little rescaling and printed to Adobe (origninal jpg file was 131kb; pdf file is 148kb.

2. Ran Adobe 4.05 and opened the jpg file; saved as pdf (pdf file is 1,004kb). I've heard to many bad things about 5.05 and am leary about upgrading.

I probably can reduce the file size down to about one-third by scanning in black and white.

Thanks to all for your help.
 
Status
Not open for further replies.
Find a Real Estate Appraiser - Enter Zip Code

Copyright © 2000-, AppraisersForum.com, All Rights Reserved
AppraisersForum.com is proudly hosted by the folks at
AppraiserSites.com
Top

AdBlock Detected

We get it, advertisements are annoying!

Sure, ad-blocking software does a great job at blocking ads, but it also blocks useful features of our website. For the best site experience please disable your AdBlocker.

I've Disabled AdBlock
No Thanks