Add a PDF to your Office file

See how to insert a file in .pdf format into your Office file as an object. You can resize the object, but you can’t edit it after you insert it. You’ll need to have Adobe Acrobat or Abode Reader installed to see or read the .pdf files.

  1. Click Insert > Object in the Text group.

For Outlook, click inside of the body of an item, such as an email message or calendar event.

  1. Click Create from File > Browse.

  2. Browse to the .pdf file you want to insert, and then click Open.

OneNote has different steps, but you can still insert a .pdf file into a notebook. Here’s how.

  1. Click Insert >File Printout in the Files group.

  2. Browse to the .pdf file you want to insert, and then click Insert.

Check out Add a PDF to a document for Word 2013 and Word 2016 steps.

Applies To: Excel 2016, Word 2016, Outlook 2016, PowerPoint 2016, OneNote 2016, Publisher 2016, Visio Professional 2016, Excel 2013, Outlook 2013, PowerPoint 2013, OneNote 2013, Visio 2013, Excel 2010, Word 2010, Outlook 2010, PowerPoint 2010, OneNote 2010, Publisher 2010, Visio 2010, Visio Standard 2010, Visio Professional 2013

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