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Hello! I paid for 3 months to you and nupot download PDFs We see you are not a pro member, go pro today to get awesome features! Membership Details USER IS NOT MARKED PRO! INVESTIGATED THIS! Length 3 Month Pro Membership ($ 11.97) Started on Jun 3, 2013 Next Payment September 4, 2013 Self-renewal Turned On (Turn Off) purchaser Name Stan paraschiv Sincerely, Paraschiv Stan, Romania

Topic by prislea    |  last reply

download pdf?

Whart happened to pdf download?

Topic by bill50    |  last reply

pdf destroyed?

Https:// Adob reader version 9.4.0 says "this file damaged".

Topic by ksimagineer    |  last reply

Problems with PDF

I'm having problems downloading PDF's. When I click PDF in the second link, the page opens on a new tab reloading the second link's page effectively looping. Since I have just 'upgraded' to Adobe ver 9.1I had wanted to know if this is a temporary site problem or just me.

Topic by Karroo Oakey    |  last reply

Pictures on PDF

When I look at my instructable 'Step-by-step' or 'View all steps on one page' all the pictures do appear. But when I look at the PDF I can see that some of the pictures are missed out. Does anyone know why this happens?

Topic by ramhardikar    |  last reply

PDF Download

Hi guys I don't know where to post so I decided to post here. When I am looking at a instuctable and when I click the download PDF I can download it can someone tell me why this is I tried it on 3 different PC's

Topic by Cybergeek004    |  last reply

Broken PDF

This instructable has a broken pdf download No PDF since May 13th Have tried both explorer and chrome

Topic by rengisedeht    |  last reply

PDF Error

Hello everyone. I am Kashif Raza from Pakistan. Since a few day i am facing a problem with PDF files. After downloading the file when i open it it gives me the error "There was an error opening this document. The file damaged and could not be repaired". I used many PDF reader softwares but all in vain. Now i am usin Adobe Acrobat Reader. (Sorry about my English as it is not my Mother or National Language).

Topic by raza896    |  last reply

pdf corrupted

Hi, I am trying to download the pdf instructions for this instructable but the pdf shows 0 bytes and is corrupted. instructable any help ? thank you, Lef

Topic by lefx    |  last reply

pdf images

Just today, I am no longer able to see images in pdf versions of the instructable, the images are still there for individual viewing though!

Topic by lehmannheinz    |  last reply

PDF Downloads

Hello, I am a new Pro user and when I try to download Instructables PDF's I am directed back to the PDF download page. Some Instructables will allow me to download their PDF's however. I don't see anything common to the instructables that either work or don't, so I am pretty confused. If it helps at all, the custom PDF download does not work at all. Thanks for the help.

Topic by Rendman    |  last reply

pdf downloads

Entered my Pro subscription yesterday.  Tried to download pdf on LED Cube 8x8x8.  Unable to download???? Thanks in advance for your prompt response. Doie

Topic by doie    |  last reply

PDF's will not download

When I try to download a PDF, This is the message I get.  Is it just me????????????? Please excuse me, that was very impolite! - javax.servlet.ServletException: com.instructables.exception.NotPermittedException: user ID MIRBC79GJQED8YN may not update instructable ID EQ3B9AXF42X3ISL Exception

Topic by RicknJude    |  last reply

PDF download

I have been a pro member for sometime and like many other pro members at the moment, I cannot download any PDF files without the system logging me out. What is happening to fix this please

Topic by abtrooper82    |  last reply

pdf file

The PDF file on my instructables is not update by the steps i published. how can i replace the file to a new one?

Topic by yaeliv    |  last reply

PDF support

Hi I observed recently there's no any link to save some jobs on PFD! Is somethinh really incovinient!!!! Usually i save the PDFs and then i read them if I like to make the DIY work. Can you put back the save option in PDF? simcerely Agis68

Topic by agis68    |  last reply

Downloading PDFs

When I try to download PDFs my screen locks up, nothing is downloaded, and I have to Ctl-Alt-Del into Task Manager to kill the application (the browser.) I am using IE8 and Windows 7. Any suggestions?

Topic by Lazarus.Matova    |  last reply

No PDF button

Is there any reason why I can no longer download PDF's?  I don't do many just occasionally.

Topic by bricabracwizard    |  last reply

PDF help

I hope I can explain this properly.  Last week I crashed my laptop hard enough that I had to have it striped and reformatted.  Needless to say I lost a lot of stuff.  Seems they managed to save a lot of pictures and some data.  All my programs I have to reload. My problem is that now when I want a pdf version of a instructable it sorta comes in as a pdf.  But I cannot save it or print it.  My menu heading for these items are gone.  I have reloaded the Adobe Reader 10 into my laptop but something is wrong with it on your site.  I heavily use this feature and truly miss it.  I enclosed a picture of what it looks like now.  Did I do something wrong here? Can someone help me with this please C

Topic by crol  

PDF downloads?

Hello, I'm super super new and extremely out of my element unless I have my nose in a book or I'm puttering in the kitchen so I'm struggling a bit here. I just bought a pro membership because I really wanted to download the PDF of a certain project...specifically this one: I don't even seen an option to download, am I just blind? Sorry for the bother, as I said I'm rather out of my element and I'm very anxious, so just asking this was a struggle lol.

Topic by beencooking    |  last reply

Corrupted PDF

Hello, When I try to download pdfs, they all end up at about 63-64KB, and are all corrupted. It has been like this for some time now. Earlier, there was no problem at all... I just payed for two years of pro membership, to see if that made any difference, but no,--- the files are still corrupted. Best regards, tome

Topic by tome    |  last reply

Compact the PDF

The PDFs of instructables include lots of images in full size. This is good for viewing online but waste of paper when printing (what the PDFs are intended for) What we can do to change this : Implement importance setting to the images and image comments. This is set by the author of the instructable when creating it and can be changed later by the viewers Add the following settings on the download page Setting 1 - Images less important than this are scaled down Setting 2 - Images less importat than this dont get into the PDF at all A comment like ' Plz print me on used draft paper' on the download page may save some trees as well

Topic by 11010010110  

pdf not working

I tried to download several pdf's and couldn't get rid of the "Pro Account" nag. Is it required to pay first? I don't have a cc so that's not possible. thanks in advance

Topic by eco_chick    |  last reply

PDFs will not print

After seven tries, I give up! PDFs will not print inspite of re-entering my Pro login multiple times. My login is recognized, but as soon as I try to save a favorite or print a PDF, I am required to re-enter my login. After loging in (again) nothing happens.  VERY FRUSTRATING.

Topic by Frmeyers    |  last reply

PDF Download

Hi, I've just activated a premium membership but can't seem to be able to download any PDFs of Instructables. When I click 'Download PDF' it asks me to buy a pro membership when I am still logged in to my account. On previous Pro Memberships this has been fine. Any suggestions/help welcome. Thanks, theRedBryophyte

Topic by theredbryophyte    |  last reply

Pdf help? Answered

If someone in the comunity could help me out and convert this into a scale 1:1 pdf so i can print out i would be very apreciative ive tried with rhino 4.0 and autodesk 2012 and neither come out correctly there always fit to printable area

Question by hightekrednek2396    |  last reply

PDF Files

Alright, well the PDFS are REALLY annoying, since it pins the comments, advertisements, and banner of instructables right on there. I also wonder if anyone knows how to change PDF files so that I don't need to look at the terrible spelling of some users. Thoughts?

Topic by A good name    |  last reply

PDFs of Instructables

Are PDFs associated with an Instructable updated when an author finds an error and corrects it?  If so, how often? Thank you.

Topic by Phil B    |  last reply

Null pdf

Why when I try to save or print the PDF I get an error saying null.pdf?

Topic by curve12  

No Images in PDFs

When I click the PDF link on an Instructable, the resulting file doesn't seem to contain any of the associated images.

Topic by jah5150  

Downloading PDF

In two separate categories today I have tried to download the PDF but instead of the PDF of the page I am on, it goes directly to some LED throwing light instructions. Disappointing as today is my only day to browse this website for goodies and save them for future use.

Topic by kckckc2522    |  last reply

Pdf problem

I'v e tried downloading the Mystic lord pdf file a couple of times but after a period of time I get a message to the effect that it's not able to repair the file. Is it my computer or is there a problem with that file ?

Topic by Floorman    |  last reply

Plans are there in the PDF

If I become a pro 40$ for 2 years, will I have the plan to make the airplane in the PDF that we can download. ( I am French fron Québec, so my Inglish is not good)Thank you           Micheline Laforest

Question by MimiStar    |  last reply

corrupted pdf

Howdy! (again) If this is a dupe, my apologies, I started this then closed it by accident looking for the ver of Firefox I use (37.0.2).  The problem was when I downloaded the pdf of the 'ible "How-To-Make-Pierce-Work-Jewelry", it would not open, Adobe declaring that it was corrupted.  I tried opening the pdf link in a separate window, and that didn't work either.   Trying different things, it finally worked when I downloaded it without the comments.  Not sure if it's a bug, or something illbegotten in the comments.  Anyway, thought you should know! Thanks for a Great Site! TS

Topic by dadokon6  

Pdfs not downloading

Hi all,  since ive upadated my new iPad Pro to the newest operating system from Apple I cannot download PDFs anymore, it worked fine before I downloaded the new operating system, anyone else have that problem? anyone know how I can fix the issue?

Topic by cockleman1    |  last reply

Paying for PDF's?

I will not pay for for Pro membership.  You guys are getting too big for your britches. You took what was a interesting site and made it suck.  While some of the information is clever and worth saving, none for it is worth giving you access to my money.  I may never visit your site again.

Question by gleasonb    |  last reply

pdf file does not download as pdf

I just downloaded what was supposed to be a pdf from  When I hit the download button, it downloaded it as a file with no attributes. I couldn't open the file. When I added .pdf to the filename, it worked, so it is a pdf file, it's just not downloading as a pdf file. I'm on a windows machine running 7, using Chrome.

Topic by fxblf    |  last reply

how to regenerate pdf?

I changed my Instructable, but the .pdf did not update. How can I generate an up-to-date .pdf?

Question by TecScribe    |  last reply

Can't get PDF's

Running Mac Snow Leopard Safari - Clicking on PDF icon gets page with pdf link as usual, and shows me still logged in, but lately option-clicking on pdf link ends up downloading a .html file instead of the pdf.

Topic by rking    |  last reply

Can't Download PDF? Answered

- I haven't been able to download custom or standard PDF files on here anymore. What's the deal?

Question by buirv    |  last reply

Pictures will download in pdf

Does anyone know why the picture won't download in the pdf intructions? I am using Safari. Thanks

Topic by dnmonsen    |  last reply

Download PDF broke?

I started noticing that occasionally download the pdf would break  due to server error. Now it seems as it is entirely broken. I can no longer download the pdf or even view it on a new web tab...

Topic by ChefJohn1955    |  last reply

Bugged PDF generating


Topic by padovan  

print pdf not working

Https:// no pdf and the error 0 PageResult values not setResin Professional 3.0.23 (built Mon, 22 Jan 2007 02:25:17 PST)

Topic by Microbe    |  last reply

Cannot download PDF

I am a Pro memberships. However, today, I cannot download PDF file from any project pages The page was refresh and showed the same contents every time that I click download button.   Please help. 

Topic by ลุงพงษ์ล    |  last reply

pdf view and print

Change the pdf view and print format! Now when you click on the pdf icon (if you want the instrcucable to be viewed in pdf format) in the instructable you have selected, another page opens and you have to click on the pdf name to view/print in the pdf format. i suggest that when you click on the 1st view of the pdf icon, it immediately opens the pdf....therefore one less step!

Topic by lehmannheinz    |  last reply


hey guys tryed gettin some pdfs but no pictures will come up help

Topic by chicochan    |  last reply

Can the PDF be Reset?

I just published my first Instructable. Actually I published it a couple weeks ago unfinished, and updated it as I went along. But I just got around to Downloading the PDF. And it is as the 'ible was when I first published it. Is there any way of updating it without unpublishing it, so I can stop looking like a newb?

Topic by ArtisanEclectic    |  last reply

PDF won't download

PDF won't download: No irrigation raised bed gardening system (Hugelkultur) (It goes through all the steps and the tab in Safari (iPad) says that  a PDF downloaded, but there's no file there.

Topic by hartpete    |  last reply

pdf files will not download

PDF files will not download, I am using firefox  3.6.10 on a Windows 7 O.S. PDF files from other sites are  downloading OK . I paid for a pro membership  specifically to enable this feature.

Topic by nick50    |  last reply