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How To Save Your Rolls For Quick Printing


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Explains how to use CutePDF to save copies of your rolls and interims from IGPro

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How To Save Your Rolls For Quick Printing

  1. 1. How to Save Your Rolls for Quick Printing ©2009 Norm Ivey
  2. 2. I print copies of my rolls from time to time to use as checklists or to record grades until I enter them into IG Pro. This technique takes a few minutes to set up, but once you’ve done it, you have copies of your rolls ready at a moment’s notice. You can even save a copy to take home on your thumb drive. It’s also a useful technique for storing a copy of your interims as they appeared on the day they were printed.
  3. 3. Table of Contents <ul><li>Cute PDF </li></ul><ul><li>Using Cute PDF with Any File </li></ul><ul><li>Using Cute PDF with IG Pro </li></ul><ul><li>Using Cute PDF to Save Interims </li></ul>
  4. 4. Cute PDF <ul><li>First, you’ll need a piece of free software called Cute PDF . </li></ul><ul><li>Cute PDF allows you to convert any document into a PDF (Printable Document Format) file. </li></ul><ul><li>You can download it from here . </li></ul><ul><li>It will install on your computer in about 30 seconds. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Using Cute PDF with Any File <ul><li>Cute PDF will convert any document (Word, spreadsheet, web page) into a PDF file. </li></ul><ul><li>Open the document. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose File, Print. </li></ul><ul><li>Cute PDF Writer will be one of your printer options. Choose it and click OK. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>A box like this one will pop up. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a location and name for your document. </li></ul><ul><li>Click Save . </li></ul><ul><li>You can now open the document as a PDF. </li></ul>Using Cute PDF with Any File
  7. 7. <ul><li>To use Cute PDF with IG Pro, you must first set your default printer to Cute PDF. </li></ul><ul><li>Click Start. </li></ul><ul><li>Click Printers and Faxes . </li></ul>Using Cute PDF with IG Pro
  8. 8. <ul><li>Right click on Cute PDF Writer . </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Set as Default Printer . </li></ul><ul><li>Open IG Pro as you normally would to print your rolls. You must open IG Pro after changing your printer. </li></ul>Using Cute PDF with IG Pro
  9. 9. Using Cute PDF with IG Pro <ul><li>Save each class period in a location that’s easy to find. </li></ul><ul><li>Whenever you need a copy, open the document and print. You don’t need to open IG Pro every time. </li></ul><ul><li>Save a copy of the files on your thumb drive to carry with you. </li></ul><ul><li>Reset your default printer to use your normal printer. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Make sure Cute PDF is set as your default printer. </li></ul><ul><li>Use IG Pro to create your progress reports as you normally do. </li></ul><ul><li>Your progress reports will be saved as a multi-page PDF file. </li></ul>Using Cute PDF to Save Interims
  11. 11. <ul><li>If a student loses an interim, you can reprint an identical copy from your PDF, even if you have entered additional grades. </li></ul><ul><li>Open the PDF. Locate the page of the student you want to print. (Check your printer.) </li></ul><ul><li>Choose File , Print . </li></ul><ul><li>Click the Current Page button. </li></ul><ul><li>Click OK . </li></ul>Using Cute PDF to Save Interims