How to Create PDF File in macOS (from Word, Excel, PowerPoint, RTF and more)

PDF (portable document file) is one of the most commonly use file format. Here, we write the method to create PDF file from different Text editors or office automation applications.

We use TextEdit as an example you can Follow the same steps to create PDF file from Plain Text file, RTF, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Step 1

Open file that you want to convert to PDF, and click on File menu and then click Print


Step 2

On following window, click PDF button and select Save as PDF… option


Step 3

Now, give a proper name to your file and click on Save button to save it


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10 comments… add one
Bagasha September 17, 2009, 8:17 pm

thanks for sharing this. I am a new Mac user and your published stuff related to Mac OS X really helps me to understand the mac in good manner. Please carry it on.

Kamran September 17, 2009, 8:38 pm

I don’t imagine that its so easy to create a pdf on mac.

makaeya September 18, 2009, 1:40 pm

This is great way to create PDF of documents instead of installing any other utility of software

Lazar September 27, 2009, 12:55 pm

Really easy to create a pdf on mac without any third party application

Paul Johannesson October 25, 2009, 2:48 pm

Yaap its very easy to create PDF on mac

Polka 95 October 30, 2009, 6:21 pm

thankyou very much for this instruction

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