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How to Convert a Word Document to a PDF File

If you need to turn a Word document into a PDF file, here is an easy way to make that happen.


  • Step 1: Go to PDF Online Open a web browser and go to the PDF Online Web Site at
  • TIP: If you have Microsoft Word 2007 or later, you can save a document as a PDF file by choosing the PDF or XPS option in the Save As menu.
  • Step 2: Find document to convert Click Browse in the box that says Select a document or image to convert to PDF. Then find the file you wish to convert and click Open.
  • Step 3: Name the output file Choose a name for the output file and enter it in the box next to the words Output filename.
  • Step 4: Enter your e-mail address Enter your e-mail address in the e-mail address box, and then scroll down and click the Convert to PDF button.
  • Step 5: Download the file from your e-mail Open the e-mail in your inbox from PDF Online and download or open the attached file.
  • FACT: The Portable Document Format – PDF – was developed by Adobe Systems to allow documents to be read on any computer throughout the company regardless of the operating system running on the computer.

You Will Need

  • A computer with internet access
  • An MS Word document
  • An e-mail address
  • A recent version of MS Word (optional)

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