Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS comes in the form of a Microsoft Office 2007 add-in to provide users with one of their most pledged functions. This particular software allows you to quickly and easily. This Microsoft Save as PDF Add-in for 2007 Microsoft Office programs supplements and is subject to the license terms for the 2007 Microsoft Office system software. You may not use this supplement. Saving file into PDF/XPS format was proposed feature of Microsoft Office 2007 but due to threat of lawsuit from Adobe, Microsoft had removed save to PDF/XPS feature. As a replacement “Save to PDF” & “Save to XPS” Add-on were made available for Office 2007. Save to PDF option is on top of customer request for features and this time. This Microsoft Save as PDF Add-in for 2007 Microsoft Office programs supplements and is subject to the license terms for the 2007 Microsoft Office system software. You may not use this supplement.
By default, Windows 10 uses Microsoft Edge as the default program to open PDF files. So when you double-click a PDF file to open it, it will be automatically opened in Microsoft Edge browser, whether a PDF reader is installed on your Windows 10 or not. Sometimes you may want to change the default program to open and view PDF files. Now, this post will show you how to change and set default PDF viewer in Windows 10. Three ways are available.
Way 1: Change or set default PDF viewer through 'Open with' menu
Step 1: Locate anyone PDF document in Windows 10, then right-click on it, and then point to 'Open with' and select 'Choose another app' from the context menu.
Tips: Occasionally, for some reason, the 'Open with' option would be missing from the right-click menu. If so, choose the second way or third way in this article to change default PDF viewer or try to get back the missing 'Open with' option in Windows 10.
Step 2: In the dialog titled ‘How do you want to open this file’, choose one program such as Adobe Acrobat Reader to open the PDF file, and tick the checkbox next to 'Always use this app to open .pdf files' to set the selected program as the default PDF viewer, and then click OK.
Way 2: Change or set default PDF viewer through Control Panel
Step 1: Open Windows 10 Control Panel, then type default programs in the search box, and then click the Default Programs link appearing on the panel.
Step 2: On the Default Programs panel, click the link 'Associate a file type or protocol with a program'.
Step 3: After a short loading, it shows a list of file extension names and the current default programs to open individual files. Select the .pdf extension name, and then click the 'Change program' button.
Step 4: In the dialog titled 'How do you want to open this .pdf file from now on', choose one app from the app list as the default PDF viewer, and click OK to save changes.
Step 5: After a short loading, the default PDF viewer is changed from Microsoft Edge to the selected program. Close the Control Panel. Then Windows 10 will always use the selected program to open PDF files from now on.
Way 3: Change or set default PDF viewer through System Settings
Step 1: Open the Settings app in Windows 10, and then click the first item titled 'System (Display, notifications, apps, power)'.
Step 2: Select Default apps on the left-side pane, and then click the link 'Choose default apps by file type' on the right-side pane.
Step 3: Slide down your mouse wheel until you find the .pdf (PDF File), then click on the current default PDF viewer's icon, and then choose a program to set it as the default PDF viewer in the drop-down menu. Changes will take effect immediately.
- How to Stop Microsoft Edge as Default PDF Viewer in Windows 10
- How to Change Default Download Location of Microsoft Edge
- How to Set Windows Photo Viewer as Default Image Viewer in Windows 10
Windows has offered a built-in way to print a document to a PDF file, this feature in Windows 10 allows you to print any document to a pdf file. For some reason, if Microsoft Print to PDF option is missing from the list of printers, you can enable Microsoft Print to PDF printer for all users in Windows 10 by using the following ways.
How to enable Microsoft Print to PDF on Windows Features
Step 1: Press Win + X keys, click Control Panel in Quick Access menu, then click Program.
Step 2: Click Turn Windows features on or off.
Step 3: Check on Microsoft Print to PDF for what you want to do, and click on OK.
When Windows is finished applying changes, you can restart your computer.
How to Add Microsoft Print to PDF on Devices and Printers
Step 1: Open Control Panel, click Hardware and Device and then click Devices and Printers.
Step 2: Click on Add a printer in the toolbar of Devices and Printers.
Step 3: Click on the The printer that I want isn't listed link, and go to Step 4 below.
How to Activate Microsoft Print to PDF Option on Settings
Step 1: Open the Settings app, click Device icon.
Step 2: On the left of Printers & scanners tab, click on Add a printer or scanner under Printers & scanners.
Step 3: Click on The printer I want isn't listed link.
Step 4: Select Add a local printer or network printer with manual settings and click on Next.
Step 5: Select Use an existing port, select FILE: (Print to File) from its drop-down menu, and click on Next.
Save As Pdf 2007
Step 6: Select Microsoft in the left pane, select Microsoft Print to PDF in the right pane and click Next.
Step 7: Select Use the driver that is currently installed and click on Next.
Step 8: Then click Next, and then click on Finish.
Microsoft Save As Pdf Plugin
Microsoft Office 2003 Save As Pdf Plugin Download
- 2 Ways to Print Web Page without Ads in Windows 10 Edge
- How to Print images to a PDF file using Microsoft PDF Printer
- How to Share and Connect Printer Over Network in Windows 10
- How to Find Printer IP Address in Windows 10/8/7