We already know why you came to our new guide today. Want to know how to save PDF on Windows PC, right? Today we will explain in detail how to proceed with saving on your computer and giving you some practical solutions.
- PDF printer of Windows
- How to save PDF with DoPDF
- How to save PDF with the Browser
- How to save PDF with Microsoft Office
- How to save PDF with LibreOffice
- How to save PDF with Outlook
PDF printer of Windows
The Colossus of Redmond has integrated a feature within its famous operating system that allows you to save any document, Web pages or other in a PDF in a few simple steps. All you have to do is open the file, identify the menus File, try the option Print and set in the drop-down menu of Printer, Microsoft Print to PDF (or Save as PDF ). Just complete the operation by pressing the Print button and choose the save path.
How to save PDF with DoPDF
If the Windows 10 PDF printer does not work properly or you have an earlier version of the Microsoft operating system, then you can use a program that allows you to add a virtual printer: its name is doPDF. Just follow the steps in the guide how to create PDF on Windows PC taking as a reference the chapter dedicated to the software.
How to save PDF with the Browser
Is your goal to download the PDF document or convert a Web page in this format from the default browser? All you have to do is click on the link containing the Portable Document Format file and press the download icon located at the top right.
For example, in Mozilla Firefox you need to press the sheet icon containing an arrow pointing down at the top right next to the printer while on Google Chrome you have to press the down arrow on the left of the printer icon, always top right.
If, instead, you want to save a Web page in PDF format, just identify the Print command in the menu, accessible by clicking on the 3 dashes/3 dots in the upper right corner. For example, in Mozilla Firefox you have to press the 3 dashes on the top right, press Print …from the menu that appears and then click on Print … on the top left, make sure that you have set the Microsoft Print to PDF virtual printer or doPDF in the drop-down menu next to the name and press OK to choose the save folder.
In Google Chrome, however, open the Web page you want to save on the Windows PC in PDF format, press on the 3 dots located at the top right and choose Print … from the menu that appears. From the new page that opens, press the Edit … button next to the Destination item to set the default Microsoft Print to PDF printer from the Print Destinations section (in the window that appears). Finish the operation by clicking on the blue Print button and choosing the folder in which to save the document.
How to save PDF with Microsoft Office
If you use the Office package to make text documents, spreadsheets, presentations and so on and want to turn it into a PDF file, then you can take advantage of a feature integrated into various Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications.
All you have to do is open the Word, Excel or PowerPoint file using Microsoft programs, click on the File menu at the top left and choose Save As from the menu that appears. Then, click on Browse, choose the destination path of the document and, from the drop-down menu next to Save as :, set PDF (* .pdf). Complete the procedure by simply pressing Save at the bottom right.
How to save PDF with LibreOffice
Do you use the popular free open source suite to create and open text documents, spreadsheets and presentations? You can export them in Portable Document Format quickly and easily using the Writer, Calc and Impress applications, respectively. After opening, click on the File menu at the top left, choose Export in PDF format …, adjust the various settings from the PDF Options screen and complete the operation by clicking on Export in the lower right-hand corner.
How to save PDF with Outlook
If you use the popular Microsoft e-mail client on your Windows PC to manage all your e-mail accounts, you can save a PDF file received via e-mail on the computer hard disk in a very simple way.
All you need to do is open Microsoft Outlook by clicking on Mail from Start or by looking it in the Windows search bar at the bottom left, find the e-mail containing the document in question, locate the attachment in the dedicated section (below to the name and the sender’s e-mail address), click with the right mouse button on the file box, choose Save from the small menu that appears and select the destination path.