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How to Open and edit PDF files using MS Word

How to Edit PDF Files?
How to Edit PDF Files?

Every one of has faced this situation where you have a PDF file and you want to either edit it or want to copy a table, but you don’t know how to.

Now if you have Adobe Acrobat Pro, you may be able to do it easily, but not many have it. But thankfully, there is another easy way, using MS Word.


You will require MS-Word 2013 or above.

Steps to edit a PDF in MS Word

Step 1: Open in MS Word

Select the file, right-click with your Mouse and select “Open With”. The choose MS Word (example below).

Open a PDF using MS Word
Open a PDF using MS Word

When you get the below message, press “OK”.

Hit “OK” when MS Word ass to convert the PDF

It will Take a few seconds to convert the PDF into an editable word file.

Step 2 – Edit in MS Word

Once the conversion is complete you should be able to edit the file just like a MS Word file.

How to Open and edit PDF files using MS Word 1
The PDF is now editable

Step 3 – Saving it the MS Word file as PDF

Click on “File” on the top left of the ribbon

Click on File

Then select “Export”

Export PDF

Then Click on Create PDF/XPS, after that you can select the path to save the file, and also the quality/size. When you are done, click on “Publish”.

Save PDF

The file is now saved as PDF.

1 comment

Jamil December 9, 2018 at 11:10 am

This trick worked for me…


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