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      type="topic" id="mail-save-as-pdf">

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    <desc>Converting emails into PDF files.</desc>
    
    <link type="guide" xref="index#common-mail-problems" />

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    <revision pkgversion="3.5.90" version="0.2" date="2012-08-16" status="review"/>
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    <credit type="author">
      <name its:translate="no">Andre Klapper</name>
      <email its:translate="no">ak-47@gmx.net</email>
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    <include href="legal.xml" xmlns="https://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"/>
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<title>Save messages as PDF</title>

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<p>In order to save emails in the PDF file format, select <guiseq><gui>File</gui><gui>Print</gui></guiseq> and then choose <gui>Print to File</gui>. See <link xref="help:gnome-help/printing" href="https://help.gnome.org/users/gnome-help/stable/printing">the desktop help</link> for general information on printing.</p>
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<note style="advanced">
<p>You can also export messages as PDF by dragging and dropping them to the file manager, instead of dropping them in mbox (text) format by default.</p>
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<item><p>Open the <app>Terminal</app> application.</p></item>
<item><p>Run the command <cmd>gsettings set org.gnome.evolution.mail drag-and-drop-save-file-format 'pdf'</cmd></p></item>
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<p>You can also use the <app>dconf-editor</app> application to do this.</p>
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