How to Create a PDF
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Before you even begin editing a PDF, you first need to know how to make a PDF file. This is normally a very simple process, which can be done manually on your computer or using PDF Pro’s software. You can create your own PDF from other file formats such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and images. Creating a PDF file is easy and most people will not need to use our software in order to do so. However, some individuals enjoy completing all their editing needs including basic tasks such as creating PDFs, in one location.
Below we show you how to create a PDF file using PDF Pro’s online PDF creator.
Step 1: Upload your file
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You can upload a file by clicking on Upload your File or dragging and dropping files into the designated area.
Step 2: Create a PDF by converting your file to PDF
Once the file is uploaded, you can create a PDF using PDF Pro’s online PDF creator.
First check (or tick) the box to the left of your file name. Then choose the Convert tab. Depending on the file type you uploaded, choose one of the options (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Image or Other to PDF). This will launch the PDF converter wizard.
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Tip: the most common way to create a PDF file
The most common way to create a PDF file is by saving a file (such as a Word document) as a PDF. This has been possible since Microsoft Office included this capability following the launch of Office 2010. If you’re using Windows 10, a native PDF printer is included which means that you can print any printable document to a PDF.