How To Convert Documents Created in Word To PDF
Microsoft Word has become the industry standard for word processing programs by offering a convenient interface and a wealth of tools that allow you to create and customize documents. However, there is one function that Word does not include: the ability to automatically convert documents created in Word to PDF files.
Since PDFs are universally-viewable, they have become a common format to share documents. Whether you already own a copy of Microsoft Word and want to be able to easily convert to PDF, or if you want to create new documents and automatically save them as a PDF, OpenOffice Writer can handle all your needs. See the instructions below to learn how to use OpenOffice to convert an existing file from Word to PDF.
Download and install OpenOffice Writer.
Once OpenOffice is installed, open the program for use.
Click File > Open
Select the .doc file you wish to open.
With the file opened in word, click File > Export as PDF.
Choose the options that you want for your resolution. If you are not picky, the default settings should be fine.
Click Export and choose the name for your file and the destination where you want the file saved.