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Convert or save to PDF

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With Word, you can easily convert or save a document to PDF format.

Note: If you're using tablet or phone, see Save a PDF of your file on your mobile device.

Save your document as a PDF

  1. Select File > Save As.

  2. Select where you want to save your document, like OneDrive.

  3. Select PDF for the file extension.

  4. Select Save.

Create a PDF/XPS file

If your document has properties that you don't want to include in the PDF:

  1. Select File > Export.

  2. Select Create PDF/XPS.

  3. Select Options.

  4. Select Document and clear the Document properties checkbox.

  5. Select OK.

  6. Name the file and then select Publish.

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