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.

Step 1

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

Step 2

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

Step 3

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

Step 4

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

Step 5

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

Step 6

Select the desired file and click "Open."

Step 7

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