Depending on which version of Office you have, there are different ways to save your document as a PDF. The functionality in this add-in was added into Office as a built-in feature.
In Office and , the feature is built-in also, but accessed via the Export option.
Use the app's print options to convert your work
All you have to do is click on File and then Export. You can also click on the Options button for more customization of the PDF file. You can optimize the PDF file for standard publishing or for online publishing, which will reduce the size further. The ability to save documents as PDF files in Word is already built in.
Method 2: Use the Acrobat task ribbon in Office (Windows only)
You do not need to install an add-in. To save a document as a PDF file, click the File tab. On the File tab, select the Save As option in the list on the left. The Save As dialog box displays.
Navigate to the folder where you want to save your PDF file and enter a name for the file in the File name edit box. The same optimize choices and options are available in Office like in Office and Click Continue.
Converting Word 2010 files to PDF
Open a file in Word that you want to convert to PDF. Click the Office button.
Move your mouse to the Save As option on the Office menu and hover over the right arrow. The Save a copy of the document submenu displays. Navigate to the folder where you want to save your PDF file.
Enter a name for the PDF file in the File name edit box. If you want the file to open automatically in the default PDF reader, select the Open file after publishing check box so there is a check mark in the box.
Select one of the Optimize for radio buttons depending on whether your document will be viewed both online and printed Standard or mostly online Minimum size. There are some additional options that can be set for the PDF file.
To access these options, click the Options button. Click the Publish button to save your file as a PDF file with the selected options.
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Method 1: Use the Create PDF tool in Acrobat DC
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