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SaM D asked in Computers & InternetSoftware · 1 decade ago

How to convert word to PDF ?

Guys how I can convert word to PDF by word itself ?

10 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Hey, download the free add-in of "Save as PDF/XPS" from Microsoft and then save your word to pdf, you can also save excel to pdf, powerpoint to pdf.

    By the way, the add-in only supports office 2007 and 2010, so, if you are using older version like office 2003, you may need a pdf creator. Simpo pdf creator lite is not bad, it's totally free to use and will create many files to pdf not just office.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Has a built in export to pdf function. It's free, and a nice alternative to MS software. Give it a shot.


    You sir/madam are a jackass. Openoffice might display the document a bit differently, but if you've ever tried the export to pdf function on an undoctored file you would see that it looks just like the original except in pdf form. Try it before criticizing the hard work of the open source community to bring a free and microsoft office compatible software to those that might not be able to afford MS Office. Just what makes open office documents look unprofessional? Anyway, your mention of the plug-in is a good idea and one i did not mention, because i do not assume everyone has the newer versions of Office. Cute PDF printer is another good viable option for the OP if they have Office 2003 or earlier. My copy of Office 2010 Professional Plus has save as pdf function built in. Wasn't it there in 2007 since the SP1 update too?

  • 7 years ago

    Adam Smith is right – if you have MS Office 2003, you should install a virtual printer, for example, Universal Document Converter. It can convert any documents from MS Office to PDF or other popular formats. In case you install one more utility -, you will also be able to automate the conversion process without the necessity to open each file individually.

  • 1 decade ago

    You don't need any printer or, because the way openoffice works will not render your document properly.

    What you want to do is download a "PDF or XPS" plug-in for your Microsoft Word from Microsoft.

    Then you install it and restart your pc if needs to.

    Once you have done that, click the orb at Office 2007 and hover over to 'Save As...' and there you go.

    Now you not only saved to PDF and you don't have to worry about unprofessional look because you've used openoffice

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Go to the Microsoft website to install the "Save As PDF and XPS" add-in and click the Download button. Follow the prompts to install the software. Click here to go to Microsoft's website to install the add-in:

    And here is all the free product help you to convert word to PDF:

    Enjoy it.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Different Ms Word versions with different solutions.

    If office 2010, there is an add-in -- Save as PDF/XPS, which is built in the office, and you can save your file to pdf directly, as it's built in office 2010.s

    If office 2007, Save as PDF/XPS, which is built in the office, and you can save your file to pdf directly.

    Ms 2007 add-in pdf creator

    If office 2003 or before version, the add-in is not supported, but you can use a 3rd party software for help.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    You may refer to this step by step guide, it will teach you how to convert PDF and create PDF file for free. Including PDF to Word, document to PDF, Word to PDF, etc. Easy to understand and works pretty well for me.

    Hope it helps. Feel free to email me if you need further help or use to search more answers.

  • 1 decade ago

    You can also install a pdf printer... Works like a normal printer except instead of printing to an actual printer it saves a pdf file.

  • 6 years ago

    An easier way to do that is to go on

  • 1 decade ago

    You can't.


    Use this online link:

    Funny you mention this though, I found it just yesterday.

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