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Save To PDF From Microsoft Office 2007 Applications

In continuing with my apparent PDF theme this week, I thought it would be good to point out a nice Add-In for Microsoft Office 2007 which allows you to save or email documents in PDF format.  Just download and install the Microsoft Save As PDF Add-In.  Installation is very simple, only takes about a minute and you are ready to use a feature long ignored by Microsoft.  There are actually 2 different Add-Ins, one allows only PDF and the other allows both PDF and XPS format.

Launch the SaveAsPDF.exe file and click Run when the security warning appears.

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Accept the license and terms and click Continue.

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The application installs …

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Installation complete … click OK.

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Now when you open say Word 2007 you will notice the ability to use the new feature.

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According to the Microsoft site this Add-In can be used in 8 of the Office applications.  So far I have successfully tested it in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 10/24/07

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