The Portable Document Format (PDF), a file format developed by Adobe, allows a user to read any type of file, regardless of whether that type of software is. Given the program’s discontinuation, some users may find it useful to convert PageMaker files into other formats. Knowing how to convert a PageMaker file . Adobe PageMaker was developed in as the first desktop publishing software on the market. While the software was replaced in by Adobe InDesign.

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Go to the Edit menu and select “Edit Story. Tip If you have access to Pagemaker 7. Pagemaker is not supported in any new system. Do you still have the linked files available?

You can not post a blank message.

I have just purchased InDesign because Pagemaker is no longer available but I have P65 files which have broken links because of new hardware and software and need to be reconnected in Pagemaker otherwise I just get a blank page.

I coonvert recommend to leave PageMaker and invest your time only in InDesign.

Click “Save” to complete the process. Your version of Pagemaker should be the same as that used create the tp, although in most cases you can use a later version of the software. No, PageMaker is an ancient program and is not available any more.


.P65 File Extension

I don’t have Pagemaker. What is not clear with my answer? Please enter a title. Now we are getting somewhere, thank you. I think you don’t want my answer: If you want to use Word to view the text in a Pagemaker file, you will first have to open the file in Pagemaker and then save the text to a separate file in a format comvert to Word.

I did not miss it. Open the document in Pagemaker. I have just purchased InDesign CS6 but I can’t convert my old PM65 files because the links are broken and I am told to open them in Pagemaker to repair the links before converting. Launch Word and select “Open” under the “File” menu. Resources 1 Adobe Systems: If links are missing, you will have to relink them in InDesign. For what it’s worth, this link to a PM7 trial was posted today in another thread and it still works: Can I get Pagemaker from somewhere?

The P65 File Extension

His professional career includes stints as a computer tech, information editor and income tax preparer. This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled. A Pagemaker document may incorporate several sources of text, so it may be necessary to repeat the process for each “story” found in a Pagemaker document. I tried to repair the first link and after waiting about a minute it told me it had repaired 77 links!


If you don’t see it, select “Rich Text Format” as the type of file you wish to open. Open the file as you would any other Word document.

Under the “File” menu, select “Export” then “Text.

This content has been marked as final. Sorry, Willi, that wasn’t clear; so the question now is, can I get hold of an old Pagemaker from some where, or have I got to completely rebuild the book I’ve been writing for the last thirty years?

With an old PageMaker you’d also need a very old computer and very convetr system.

Or is there a way round this?