How to Make a PDF of a Document in Word 2016
It’s possible to save your Word 2016 document in the Adobe Acrobat document format, also known as a PDF file. This type of electronic publishing is secretly a form of printing your document. Obey these steps:
Finish your document.
Yes, that includes saving it one last time.
Press Ctrl+P to summon the Print screen.
Click the Printer button.
A list of available printers appears.
Choose Microsoft Print to PDF.
Click the Print button.
Nothing is printed on paper, but the document is “printed” to a new PDF file. That requires the use of the special Save Print Output As dialog box.
Choose a location for the PDF file.
Use the dialog box’s controls to locate the proper folder.
Type a filename.
Click the Save button.
The PDF file is created. The original document remains in the Word window, unchanged by the print-to-PDF operation.
You need a copy of the Adobe Reader program to view PDF files. Don’t worry: It’s free.
Word 2016 document files are considered a standard. Therefore, it’s perfectly acceptable to send one of your document files as an email attachment or make it available for sharing on cloud storage.