PDF Exchange no longer supported in MindManager 14.1

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I've just received the email notification about the 14.1 service pack which notes that PDF Exchange (which I suspect is actually PDF Xchange) is no longer supported in MindManager.

To quote the release notes:

"PDF Exchange is no longer shipped with MindManager which enabled the ability to save, export and print to flat PDF files. Install a PDF Driver on your system like Adobe Acrobat or a free version like CutePDF Writer and these capabilities will continue to be enabled."

I suspect this could have major implications for some users who don't have a PDF driver on their system outside of the one that came with previous versions of MindManager. Adobe Acrobat costs a lot of money and the instructions for installing CutePDF Writer are a little opaque. This could be a headache in sites with multiple installations.

Would someone at Mindjet care to comment on why a core, basic functionality such as the ability to export or print to PDF files is being removed from MindManager when they have become commonplace in other programs, such as MS Office?

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Found it a little odd to.

But I have been using Fineprint and PDF Factory for many years.

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I've created a free and simple Add-In for the export to PDF. You can find more about it here: http://necsus.com/export2pdf