How to Save a PDF File. Open the document, file, or web page that you’d like to save in PDF format. How to save text file as pdf’s in the menu bar at the top-left of your screen. It’s near the bottom of the drop-down menu.
Do so in the “File Name:” field near the bottom of the dialog box that opens. Select a location in which to save the file. It’s the lower-right corner of the dialog box. The document will be saved as a PDF file in the location you specified. It’s in the lower-left corner of the print dialog box. A pop-up menu will open.
Some applications, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, do not support printing to PDF. It’s near the top of the pop-up menu. Do so in the “Save As:” field at the top of the dialog box. Use the drop-down menu below the “Save As:” field or choose a location from the “Favorites” section on the left side of the dialog box. In newer versions of Office, it will be listed in the “Export Formats” section of the menu.