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Saving a Mac Word Document as a PDF File


Mac users are all too aware of compatibility issues when sharing documents. You can avoid problems by using the PDF format. The PDF format is the best way to share a document with other users. In addition to being cross-platform support, PDF files won't compromise security -- they don't carry viruses.

Recent versions of the Mac operating system have the ability to create PDF documents without any additional software. Further, saving a document as a PDF only takes a few mouse clicks!

1. With the Word document open, click File, Print

2. Click PDF

3. From the pop-up menu, select Save as PDF...

4. Name your document

5. Use the arrows to select your save location

6. Click Save

This will create a basic PDF file that you can share with others. You can select advanced options, such as compression and encryption from the PDF menu.
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