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Creating a PDF From a Microsoft Word Document

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Creating a PDF file from a Word document is simple. Yet many people are confused by how to accomplish the task. That’s because they’re looking in the wrong place for the option.

It seems logical that one would create a PDF by using the Save or Save As dialog boxes. But in reality, you’ll find the option to create a PDF file in the Print dialog box. This is where most, if not all, PDF creation tools allow you to create a PDF.

To create your PDF, follow these easy steps:

1. Click File

2. Select Print

3. In the Print dialog box, click the drop-down box listing your installed printers

4. Select your PDF creation software on the list (for example, if you’re using Adobe Acrobat, select Adobe PDF)

5. Click OK

If you’re using Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat will open once it has created your PDF file. If you’re using a different program, this may vary.

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