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  1. On the File menu, click Save As.

  2. In the Save As box, type a name for the document.
    Note By default, the file is saved in the Documents folder. If you want to save the file in a different folder, change the Where box to the other folder.

  3. In the Format box, select the new format in which you want to save the file.
    Choose PDF if you want to save the file in PDF format. Only save the document as a PDF once the document has been completed, once it is saved as a PDF it can no longer be modified within Word.

  4. Click Save. 

Alternative way to save to PDF:

  1. Click File and the Print. 

  2. In the Print menu you will see a PDF button in the lower left hand corner, click on this button and choose Save as PDF. 

  3. In the Save window that appears, type the file a name and add any additional information you wish such as Author, Subject or Keywords 

  4. If this file will be used on a Windows machine remove the check mark from Hide Extension. 

  5. Click Save.

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