Edit PDF content in Word

With Word 2013, you can convert a PDF into a Word document and edit the content.

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To convert a PDF, you open it like you would any other document.

  1. Click File > Open.

  2. Choose the location of the PDF and click Browse.

  3. Find the PDF and click Open.

The converted document might not have a perfect page-to-page correspondence with the original. For example, lines and pages may break at different locations. For more information, see Why does my PDF look different in Word?

Tip: The conversion works best with mostly textual documents.

More Information

Portable Document Format (PDF) is a common format for sharing final versions of documents.

To learn about saving document as PDF, see Convert a document to PDF. To create and save PDF files when you use most Office 2007 programs, see 2007 Microsoft Office Add-in: Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS.

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