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If you wonder about how to make a PDF file, the essay will be suitable for you. We will provide different ways to make PDF files in the followings. As PDF is not easily modified, it is used as the document format of the important file. Let’s see how to make a PDF file!

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Part 1: Use Microsoft Office to Output PDF

Microsoft Office is the software suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and so on. We can edit the content with Microsoft Office suite and then output the file as PDF.
Let’s see how to make a PDF file with Microsoft Word.
First, open the target Word document within Microsoft Word, and then click on [File] – [Print]. Next, select [Microsoft Print to PDF] and click on [Print]. Finally, name for the output file and select a destination for the file.
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Part 2: Convert Other Documents to PDF

Some professional PDF software and the online converters can convert the editable document to PDF. Next, we will introduce these tools to you and show you how to make a PDF file with them.

1. Use Software

We can use Adobe Acrobat to create a PDF file. The editable document, such as Word document, can be converted to PDF by Adobe Acrobat.
Step 1: Download and install Adobe Acrobat (link: Then, open the software.
Step 2: Select [Tools] and then select one of the options to create PDF, such as single file/multiple files/scanner/web page and the others. In this case, select [Single file] and then click on [Create]. Next, select the editable document and click on [OK] to confirm.
Step 3: Finally, click at the save icon to convert the format and create the PDF file.

2. Use Online Converter

Although the online converter has to rely on the network, the online services is easy and convenient. In the followings, we will introduce an online converter,
Step 1: Get access to the website (link: and enter into the webpage [Word to PDF].
Step 2: Then, click on [CHOOSE FILES] to upload the target document.
Step 3: When the file is converted well, we can click on [Download] to save the converted PDF file.

Part 3: Save Webpage as PDF

In addition to converting documents to PDF, we can save the webpage as PDF, especially when some pages are restricted to copy. Next, we will show you how to save the webpage and make a PDF file.

1. Use Renee PDF Aide

If you want to save the webpage contents, we can make screenshots for these pages and then integrate them. We can use Renee PDFF Aide to convert the screenshots to PDF files.
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Renee PDF Aide is the software that supports to edit PDF and convert PDF. With utilization of the advanced OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology, it can convert PDF to Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Image/HTML/TXT and the other common formats. You can designate the specific pages to be converted at the speed of 80 pages/min. Besides, it can repair the damaged PDF files, compress PDF files to shorten the loading time, merge several files into one and rotate the file position. En/decryption and watermark are allowed to add for PDF files, too.
What’s more, Renee PDF Aide supports English/French/German/Spanish/Portuguese/Chinese/Korean/Japanese. Under the mode of OCR, it can greatly improve the accuracy of character recognition. Even though you are a new user, you can use this software easily.
Step 1: Make screenshots for the webpages and save them well. Then, open Renee PDF Aide and select [PDF Tools].
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Step 2: Select [Image → PDF] and click on [Add Files] to select the target image. The software supports BMP, PNG, JPG, GIF and TIFF.
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Step 3: If you select several images, you can check the options [Merge into one PDF file] or [One image into one PDF file].
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Step 4: Under [Output Settings], select the destination to save the file and finally click on [Convert] to output the file.
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2. Use Webpage Printer

If we want to save the whole webpage as PDF, we can use the webpage printer to save the page as a PDF file. Next, we will show you how to make a PDF file with this method.
Get access to the webpage and then click at the Settings icon. Select [Print] and then [Save as PDF] in [Destination]. Finally, click on [Save] to save the webpage as PDF.
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Part 4: Edit PDF with Renee PDF Aide

How about editing PDF files? Since the PDF file cannot be modified, we should convert PDF to the editable formats and then modify the contents on the editable document.
Steps to edit PDF files with Renee PDF Aide:
Step 1: Download and install Renee PDF Aide.
press to the download button
Step 2: Open the software and get into [Convert PDF].
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Step 3: Click on [Add Files] to select the target PDF file.
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Step 4: Next, select [Word] as the output format.
Step 5: Check the option [Enable OCR] and select the target OCR language. That can greatly improve the character recognition.
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About the OCR function:
The OCR function can improve text recognition in two ways:
A. Recognize words on image and PDF. You can use this function to improve text recognition when you are going to convert the image-based PDF and the scanned PDF.
B. Recognize the font style to avoid garbled codes when there are different embedded font styles on the PDF file.
Step 6: Select the destination and click on [Convert] to convert PDF to Word.
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TipsUsers can select the output format, such as Excel. After modifying the contents, we can use Renee PDF Aide to convert the document to PDF, too.

Part 5: Conclusions

In this essay, we’ve talked about how to make a PDF file. Here are the conclusions.
Local files: We can open the files with Microsoft Office suite, such as Word, and then save the files as PDF through the printing functions. Or, we can use the converter to convert the editable format to PDF.
As for the converter, we can use the software and the online converter. Renee PDF Aide can convert PDF offline, and users don’t need to upload the files to the online server. If your computer is under the well network and the file is not confidential, the online converter is a good choice.
Webpages: We can make screenshot for the webpages and then convert the images to PDF files. Or, we can save the whole webpage as PDF through the webpage printer. It is noted that the ads on the webpage will be saved in this process.