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Are you searching for a way to save Microsoft Word 2016, Word 2013, 2010, 2007 or even Word 2003 as PDF? Whether you like it or not, you have to admit it is very necessary to know how to convert Microsoft Word to PDF since PDF has become the standard to ship documents back and forth. In study or at work, you have to save Word as PDF. If you still do not know how to do it, read on to get the easiest solution.

Part 1Best Tool for Saving Word as PDF You Should Try

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Well, to save Microsoft Word as PDF, a PDF Creator is needed. I know how daunting it is when you see so many results for PDF creator on Google result pages. To save your time to look for a suitable tool by trial and error, I suggest you try Wondershare PDFelement, which helps you save Microsoft Word 2003/2007/2010/2013/2016 as PDF file in only 2 clicks.

Wondershare PDFelement is not noly a PDF creator, it is also a PDF converter, editor and annotator, in one word, it is a one in all PDF solution. You can find every feature you need for your PDF: ceate, edit, convert, OCR, annotate PDF and create PDF forms. Click the button to download trial version. It supports windows 10/8/7, mac and iOS.

Part 2How to Save Word to PDF with 2 Clicks

The following steps tell you how to save a Microsoft Word to a satisfying PDF file on Wondershare PDFelement.

Step 1. Create PDF from Word Document

Launch PDFelement, and you will see there is a "Create PDF" button on the interface. Click on it and creating PDF dialogue box will open, choose the word document you want to to save as PDF.

Or you can try this way: in the "Home" menu, click the "From File" icon to enable the creating PDF dialogue box. In the new dialogue box, open any Word (Word document, Word 2003, Word 2007, Word 2010, Word 2013 or Word 2016) document with this PDF tool. The moment you open it, you'll find the Word document is opened as PDF format.

Step 2. Save Word as PDF

After open word as PDF, just click on the "Save" or "Save As" icon to save the PDF file in your computer. Very simple. That's how to use PDFelement to save Word documents as PDF.

Note: If you need to combine Word documents as well other types of files into a single PDF file, click "Combine PDF". And then in the Combine Files window, click "Add Files" to add as many files as you need. Any file can be opened on your computer is supported. Click "Next" to save them into a single PDF file.

Step 3. Edit the Created PDF File (Optional)

To export a satisfying PDF file, sometimes, you need to modify the text, insert images, or add watermark and more. Besides converting Word to PDF, Wondershare PDFelement allows you do more. Click "File->Open" to open the PDF you're going to edit on PDFelement. And then edit the PDF as what you like it to be.

  • Modify or insert PDF text. If you need to modify or insert text into the created PDF, go to the "Edit" menu, click "Edit" and then move your mouse to the PDF where you want to edit the text. Right-click the text block, and then enter the right text.
  • Insert Images or Watermark. To make the PDF file professional, in the "Edit" menu, click the "Add Image" to add an existing image. To increase brand awareness, click the "Watermark" icon to add a stylish text or image watermark to the created fillable PDF form.
  • Secure your PDF form with password. If the PDFs you've created are important files, like contracts, thesis, dissertation, etc. you might need to restrict users' access to them. To achieve your goal, go to the "Protect" menu, click the "Password" icon to add password to protect the PDF files.

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Posted by to Word to PDF | Follow @margaretecottyg
Published: May 19,2015 11:48 am / Updated: May 05,2017 11:59 am

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