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Saving a Document as a .pdf

To save a file as a .pdf you must have the Adobe Acrobat program, not merely the Adobe Acrobat Reader.

1. Start with the open document that you wish to save as a .pdf file.

2. Locate the Adobe icon on the "Formatting toolbar," and click on the icon. a drop-down menu will open.

3. Click on "Convert to Adobe pdf."  The program will convert the document to a .pdf file. 

4.  Save the file by using the "Save As" function.  Please see Saving documents in different ways and in different locations for information on where to save your document.