How To: Convert a word document to a PDF file

Convert a word document to a PDF file

Work is commonly composed as a Microsoft Word document but if you would like to convert that document into a PDF file that any operating system can ready you will need to follow a few simple steps.

If you need to turn a Word document into a PDF file, here is an easy way to make that happen.

You Will Need

* A computer with internet access
* An MS Word document
* An e-mail address
* A recent version of MS Word (optional)

Step 1: Go to PDF Online

Open a web browser and go to the PDF Online Web Site at

If you have Microsoft Word 2007 or later, you can save a document as a PDF file by choosing the PDF or XPS option in the Save As menu.

Step 2: Find document to convert

Click Browse in the box that says Select a document or image to convert to PDF. Then find the file you wish to convert and click Open.

Step 3: Name the output file

Choose a name for the output file and enter it in the box next to the words Output filename.

Step 4: Enter your e-mail address

Enter your e-mail address in the e-mail address box, and then scroll down and click the Convert to PDF button.

Step 5: Download the file from your e-mail

Open the e-mail in your inbox from PDF Online and download or open the attached file.

The Portable Document Format – PDF – was developed by Adobe Systems to allow documents to be read on any computer throughout the company regardless of the operating system running on the computer.

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