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How to Import PDF into Word 2016

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To import PDF into Word, there are several programs that are available to get the process smooth. The process to import PDF to Word is to be followed is simple as most of the programs in this regard follow the same terminology. Both PDF and word are important for professional use and therefore professional software is required to get the work done in this regard. How to import PDF into Word is a question that is asked by many users and therefore it is important that this question is answered. To proficiently import PDF to Word is a task that will be explained completely in the tutorial that follows.

Way 1How to Import PDF into Word Directly

To import PDF into Word, the built in tools of Word 2016 are there to ensure that the work is done with relative ease. These are already embedded into the Word 2016 and therefore no third party program is needed to get the work done. There are however many disadvantages that are associated to the idea. These will be explained completely once the process has been mentioned. Below are the steps on how to import PDF into Word:

Step 1. Insert PDF to Word

1. Once the word doc has been opened the path "Insert" > "Object" is to be followed to begin the process.

Step 2. Open PDF in Word

In the next window, select "Create from File" and then "Browse" for the word file. In the dialogue that appears the user needs to ensure that the PDF is selected to proceed with the process. If the display as icon option is selected the PDF will appear as icon. Alternatively only the first page will be displayed.

Disadvantages of this way:
There are many disadvantages that are associated with the idea of this importing PDF into Word directly and therefore it is important that these are also mentioned. This will make the user aware of the issues that are to be faced when this type of import is chosen.

Way 2How to Import PDF into Word More Perfectly

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Wondershare PDFelement is the perfect tool to import PDF to Word that gets the results 100%. It is easy to use and therefore it is reliable. The advantages as well as the features that are associated with the program are the ones which make it possible that it is preferred over normal programs. To delve deep into the subject it is advised to read through the features of the program as these will ensure that the edge which this program has to offer is explained completely.

  • The PDFs can be opened, edited, saved and marked up using this state of the art program.
  • The graphical element of the PDF is fully preserved and therefore the doc undergoes not changes at all.
  • The PDF that has been converted can be password protected to ensure that the integrity of the document is preserved.
  • There are several conversions that can be done in this regard. It includes word, image, HTML and text conversions.
  • The PDF elements can be altered completely using this program and therefore it is not at all difficult to make an entirely new page.
  • The user can add digital signature as well as approval to the document.
  • The OCR functionality is the most important one. It allows the users to view the text within images.

The process that is to be followed in this regard has been mentioned as follows. The steps are easy to follow as screenshots are also there to support the process completely.

Step 1. Upload PDF for Opening in Word

Once the program has been downloaded and install it is to be launched. The PDF file once opened can be dragged to the program. Alternatively the user needs to follow the path i.e. "File" > "Open" to start the process.

Step 2. Convert PDF to Word for Opening

Once the PDF has been imported the top of the program is the area where the icon "To Word" is to be looked for. The conversion window will then open where the user can make the changes if required. Though these are not at all necessary.

If the PDF imported to Word in scanned PDF, you can click the "OCR" button on the "Edit" tab or click on "Perform OCR" button in the toolbar. It will help you import the read-only scanned PDF to word successfully. The built-in insert feature in Word 2016 doesn't have this OCR feature.

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Published: Jul 15,2016 15:16 pm / Updated: May 12,2017 16:44 pm

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