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How to Use Adobe PDF Files in Microsoft Publisher

by Stephen Lilley
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Microsoft Publisher is a program included in the Microsoft Office productivity suite. It is a type of desktop publishing program that helps you create documents including basic text documents, fliers, newsletters and even websites. There are exactly two different things you can do with PDF files in Publisher--you can open them, and you can save Publisher projects that you've been working on into the PDF file format.

Save as a PDF File

Step 1

Open Microsoft Publisher.

Step 2

Click the circular "Office" button, then click "Open." Browse to the project you'd like to convert, and open it on the screen.

Step 3

Click the circular "Office" button again.

Step 4

Click "Save As."

Select "PDF" from the "file type" selection, then name your project. Click "Save" again to convert your Publisher file to the PDF format.

Open a PDF File

Step 1

Open Microsoft Publisher.

Step 2

Click the circular "Office" logo.

Step 3

Click "Open."

Step 4

Select the PDF file you want to open into Publisher from your hard drive.

Click "Open" again. The contents of the PDF file will now display on screen in Microsoft Publisher.

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