How to Add a PDF to Word

by Jose Leiva

Microsoft Word is a word processing program that is sold with Microsoft Office. Portable document format (PDF) is a universal type of file that can be read universally across every computer platform. Adding a PDF file to a Word file is a simple task that inserts the PDF file into your document as an image. This is a particularly handy feature when building reports that involve PDF files.


Open Microsoft Word by clicking "Start," "All Programs," "Microsoft Office," "Microsoft Word."


Click the "Insert" tab at the top-left of the screen, between the "Home" and "Page Layout" tabs.


Click "Object" on the top-right of the screen, within the "Text" section and below the "Date & Time" option.


Click on the "Create from File" tab within the window that pops-up.


Click "Browse" and browse through the files in your computer until you find the PDF that you want to add to your Word document.


Select the desired file and click "Open."


Click "OK" and the PDF file will be added to your Word document.

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