This tutorial shows, how to save MS Office documents like MS Word, MS Excel etc documents as PDF Documents in older versions of MS Office like Office 2007. It is a great choice to save your documents as PDF files, as it prevents them from being changed accidentally or by someone else.
Newer versions of Microsoft Office provide Save as PDF option by default. But in older versions of MS office like Office 2003 and Office 2007, there is no Save as PDF option.
You might have a question in your mind, “If there is no PDF option then how would we save it as PDF?“ You are right, without that option we can’t save it as PDF. Now first, we will get that option there by installing a small add-in for Microsoft Office.
What do we need:
Save as PDF add-in for Microsoft Office. Download links is available at the end of the post.
How to convert documents to PDF?
First Download Save as PDF add-in from Microsoft’s website. After downloading, you need to install it.
Double-click SaveAsPDF.exe file to start installation. Check the box to accept License Agreement and click Continue to install Save As PDF add-in.
After installing this add-in you will see a PDF or XPS option in Save As… menu of MS Office.
Now type your document whatever you want to type or create.
After completing your document, go to Save As menu by clicking on Office button on the left corner of the screen and choose PDF option.
Now you will see a window asking for file name and location to save. Just type a name and choose a location to save the document and click on Publish.
You document will be saved in PDF format in selected location. You can go there and check your document.
Convert MS Office Documents to PDF
Above tutorial shows how to save MS office documents as PDF. You can save all your MS Word or MS Excel documents as PDF files. Microsoft Office 2010 and newer has Save as PDF option available by default, so you don’t need to install any add-in for Saving Documents as PDF. Just click on File Menu and go to Save As… and you will find PDF option already available there. Feel free to comment if you have any problems regarding this.
Download Save As PDF extension for MS Office 2007
You can download Save As PDF extension for Microsoft Office 2007 from the link shown below.