How to Save a File as a PDF

Posted on August 1st, 2012

To convert a file to a PDF please follow the instructions below.

To Download

Go to http://www.primopdf.com/

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Download the free version (it will take you to cnet.com to download this file – this is safe) now click download (again)

Once downloaded, you will need to locate your download, in most web browsers there is an option to view downloaded files; from here you can click run or open to start the installer.

 

To Install

When installing PrimoPDF if asked if you wish to install another program like this:

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Choose the option to not install any more programmes.

When ‘Product Registration’ appears, click next to skip.

Once the program is installed, please restart your computer. :

To Convert Files

There a two ways to convert the files to a PDF a quick way and a longer way. Both are described below.

The Quick Easy Way

You can drop the file you wish to convert onto the ‘PrimoPDF – Drop Files Here to Convert!’ which is an icon located on the desktop.

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The file will appear in the same location before.

 

The Long Way

 

Open the file you wish to covert and go to File, Print, Select ‘PrimoPDF’

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Click Print

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Click ‘Create PDF

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Then Select where you would like to save it.

In the box label ‘File Name:’ type a name you wish to use to identify the file.

Finally, Click Save and the file will convert to a PDF