PDF – There Are Free Alternatives to Adobe

When opening a PDF lets stop relying on Adobe whether you are on a Windows computer or a Mac First what is a PDF ? PDF stands for “portable document format”. It was introduced to ease the sharing of documents between computers and across operating system platforms when you need to save files that cannot be modified but still need to be easily shared and printed. Adobe for a long time has been the default software that people use to open PDF files However if you want to open and annotate a PDF ( make a note on it ) , Edge the Windows 10 browser allows you to do this Edge Tip For PDF On an Apple computer – stop using Adobe to open the PDF and try Preview – it comes with all Apple computers – Preview has some great features such as being able to reduce file… Read More

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PDFs On Windows 10 – Open And Alter In Word

Since Word 2013 you have been able to open PDFs with Word and then edit the PDF document or fill in / complete information in the PFD document. To open in Word just right click on the PDF and use the – “Open With” option to select Word. It will then open your PDF as a Word document and you can then alter the document etc , then when you are ready , save it as a PDF again. This can be especially useful when you have to complete PDF forms. If a PDF does not want to open in Word it can be that it was saved in a particular way for security or it was a scan of a document but I have found that most PDFs can be opened and aletered this way.    

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Open And Edit A PDF With Microsoft Word

There are times when you would like to edit a PDF ( Portable Document Format ) and with the latest version of Microsoft Office this becomes possible. When you want to do this just right click on the PDF file and select open with Word 2016. After you have performed the edits , just save it again as a PDF or a word document.

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