PDF can be created in many ways

PDF(Portable Document Format) format is designed by Adobe Company used for digital press. PDF file encapsulates characters, fonts, sizes, colors and images independently into a file, which makes PDF could vividly display original documents without restraint of systems and devices. Therefore, more and more digital books, product manuals, business announcements and email etc. start to apply PDF formats. Due to PDF’s features stated above, PDF file might be the perfect format to publish on internet or to make presentation materials. PDF has literally become a standard of digital publications and online information communications.

Create PDF

To create a PDF file needs a PDF tool or say, PDF editor. It is not PDF reader that we usually use to read PDF document and which is often assumed as PDF editor mistakenly by many users. There are so many PDF editors in the market with charging fees, Adobe DC is the leading software of the fellows which has most advanced technique and most professional customer service, of course, it can create new PDF file perfectly. However, the demerits of Adobe DC should be long-term learning curve of its complicated functions and complex operations, and too high expense which makes its cost performance quite lower compared to other editors in the market. Today, I would like to introduce a light PDF editor, a simple but smart PDF editor, VivPDF! Let’s use it to make a new PDF file.

Create PDF file with VivPDF

  • Download VivPDF

    You could find this PDF editor at the Anniesoft’s Homepage: www.anniesoft.com. Downloading the program only takes you less than 3 minutes and the full version of the program will only takes 14MB storage of your PC. VivPDF also supports as many as 7 kinds of languages and all versions of Windows systems. All you need to do is several clicks by clear instructions.

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  • Run the VivPDF and choose tab “Create”

    Run the VivPDF and choose tab “Create” at the top menu bar.

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  • Choose “Blank Document” or “From File”

    You will see the “ Blank Document” and “From File…”, choose either one according to your demands.

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  • Make settings of creation

    Let’s say you choose “Blank Document”, a setting box will appear after you select “Blank Document”, you have to make settings of the creation before you create a PDF file.

    If you tick “Fixed Size”, there are many layout patterns available for you to choose, and you have to decide the direction of the PDF file you’re going to make.

    If you tick “Custom”, you have to decide the PDF file’s width and length, and its unit, which is quite open creation suitable for senior PDF users.

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  • Finish creating

    After you making all the settings, press “OK” button to create a blank page in PDF format.

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Make PDF file by PDFelement

  • Download

    PDFelement is 1 of the products in Wondershare’s homepage: www.wondershare.com. You could download and install it in your PC.

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  • Open PDFelement

    Run PDFelemet through double clicking the icon on the desktop, you could easily find large icon “Create PDF” in the homepage of this software.

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  • Create from file

    This shortcut way of creating PDF file only provide function of creating PDF from file in your PC. We can choose any file in different format to create a new file in PDF format.

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  • Finish creating

    After picking the original file, press “Open” button to activate creating process, it may take few seconds, then you will get a new file with the same content in PDF format.

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  • Create blank PDF page

    Choose “File” tab to shift to menu panel, you will find “New” option, click it to open sub menu list.

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  • Make settings of blank PDF pages

    You have to make settings for new blank pages in PDF format. There are ready-made patterns available for you to choose, you can choose different sizes of page, page’s direction, how many pages you are going to create and make a name for the new file in PDF format. After making all the settings, press “Blank” icon to finish creating blank pages in PDF format.

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Create PDF page with Adobe Acrobat

  • Download Adobe Acrobat

    Adobe Acrobat is a charging software which you could get from Adobe’s website. After download, installation and registration. You could use it to create or edit PDF files.

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  • Open Adobe Acrobat

    Open Adobe Acrobat, click the option “Create”, then you can find multiple ways to create PDF files in the drop-down menu.

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    The 1st choice “PDF from File…” is similar to that of VivPDF, let’s take “Create Form” as an example.

  • Create new PDF file through “Create Form”

    Click “Create Form” option, then pop-up window appears in front of main window for you to choose either “From Scratch or Template” or “From Existing Document”, we choose “From Scratch or Template” because “From Existing Document” is kind of like “PDF from File”.

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  • Design your own form in PDF format

    When you choose “From Scratch or Template”, you will shift to Formcentral where you can design your own form in this function. You could add any item you want in the PDF form, such as text, date field, single or multiple choice field, drop-down menu, check box, rating scale, Email field, image and horizontal line.

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  • Save your own design as PDF file

    After you finish designing the form, please click “File” option, and select “Save as PDF Form” in the drop-down menu.

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  • Save the PDF form in your PC

    You have to find a place to save the newly created PDF form, and press “Save” button after choosing the proper folder to save it. And the fillable fields are all highlighted, you can complete them and save it to your device or Acrobat.com.

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Create PDF Document through Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is probably the most often used software by most business people. Word is also providing function to create PDF file.

  • Open Word and create document

    Open Word and create document that you want to create in PDF format.

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  • Press “File” to shift to sub menu

    Press “File” to shift to the sub menu list, and you can find “Save as” option in the side menu.

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  • Save as PDF

    Find a place in your PC to save the newly created Word file as PDF format.

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Summary

There are so many different methods to create a PDF file, today we introduce only 5 of them. They are typical methods for each kind, convenient, professional, charging fees etc. Users could choose any of them to create their own PDF file according to their actual needs.