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Convert Documents to PDF using Adobe Acrobat Pro

Convert Documents to PDF using Adobe Acrobat Pro

Save your document as a PDF for easier transfer between computers and operating systems. Your PDF will open in any PDF reader and you will not have to worry about software compatibility.


  1. Open Adobe Acrobat. From the top bar, click on Tools. Then click on Create PDF Click on Create PDF

  2. A new screen will appear, depending on your situation, click the corresponding option. We will be making a multiple file PDF conversion. So we will click the Multiple Files >> Combine Files option. Click options depending on your situation

  3. After the new screen appears, click the Add Files button and in the pop-up, select the files you would like in your PDF document, and click Add Files on the bottom right of the window. Click Add Files Button Select Files you want included

  4. Click the Combine button in the to bar. Your files will be combined in a new .pdf file. Combine Files with Combine button

  5. Finally, save the file in your desired location.

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