Combine Word and PDF is not easy task but useful

Word is the most common used text processor around the world. It has powerful editing power and all kinds of text processing functions to satisfy all the needs from Word users. PDF is the most popular content carrier, PDF document isn’t constrained by displaying platform including device, system, font properties etc. perfectly showing content to users across various platforms. Well, how to combine these 2 kinds of format or say to embed PDF in Word becomes an interesting question for us to think about. Because content in Word is editable, it’s relatively easy to insert Word content into PDF file, however, it still needs an editor to achieve this goal. We will introduce how to insert Word into PDF file in another passage. Today, we would like discuss how to embed PDF in Word, sounds a little tricky, but actually, there are many ways to achieve it. Please read on to follow the instruction.

There are several ways to embed PDF into Word

Basically, we would like to introduce how to embed PDF into Word in 3 ways.

Hyper-link is a kind of solution having disadvantage of limitation on PDF size.

PDF file could be embedded into Word through copying the content.

Embed PDF file as an object in Word which generates an icon.

Let’s check each method above one by one.

Embed PDF into Word by Hyper link

Materials: Word document, PDF file

Tool: Microsoft Word

  • Open Word and choose where to embed PDF file

    Open Word and place the cursor at the position where you would like to embed the PDF file.

    Embed PDF in Word
  • Find “Hyperlink” function in Word

    Choose tab “INSERT” and find “Hyperlink” function in the middle of the sub menu

    Embed PDF in Word
  • Click “Hyperlink” and choose the PDF file you would like to embed in Word

    Click “Hyperlink” to call out the pop-up window to choose the PDF file that you need to embed in Word. Then press “OK” button.

    Embed PDF in Word
  • PDF is embedded in Word

    After pressing “OK” button, the Hyperlink to PDF file in Word is created, the address of PDF file with the blue underline appears at the position you decided with cursor.

    Embed PDF in Word

Copy the content of PDF to Word

Materials: Word document, PDF file

Tool: Word, VivPDF (Recommended PDF editor)

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In order to make original PDF file editable and Copy content of PDF into Word, it needs a PDF editor. You can download a VivPDF, a simple but smart PDF editor here: Anniesoft.

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  • Open PDF with VivPDF and choose tab “Edit”

    Open PDF file and click tab “Edit”, and then the text in PDF file turns editable.

    Embed PDF in Word

    Now you can select text as you wish.

    Embed PDF in Word
  • Select and copy the content

    Select and copy the content that you would like to embed in Word.

    Embed PDF in Word
  • Paste the content in Word

    Paste the content copied from the PDF at the proper position in Word.

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Embed PDF file as an object in Word

Materials: Word document, PDF file

Tools: Microsoft Word

  • Open Word and designate embedding position

    OpenWord and put the cursor to decide where to embed the PDF file. It will open PDF file when being clicked on.

    Embed PDF in Word
  • Choose “INSERT” and find “Object”

    Click tab “INSERT” and you could find “Object” at the right side of the sub menu bar, and click it to release the drop-down menu, and choose “Object”

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  • Set the properties of embedding

    After clicking “Object”, there appears a pop-up window to set the properties of embedding, you should choose tab “Create from File”, and tick “Display as icon”, actually, you can also tick “Link to file” or leave both of them unticked, however, here we tick “Display as icon as an example. If you weren’t satisfied with icon image, you could change the image through clicking the button “Change Icon”. After all the settings, you can click “Browse” to choose PDF file to be embedded.

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  • Choose the PDF file needs to be embedded in Word in pop-up window

    After clicking “Browse”, please choose the PDF file from the pop-up window appearing later, and press “Open” button to embed the PDF file in Word.

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  • Save

    After choosing the PDF file, there will be an icon at the position you decided before. You could open the PDF file through clicking the icon afterwards. Please remember to save before closing the program.

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Summary

We provide several ideas to embed PDF in Word. Some of the methods may need editor’s help to complete the task, I would like to introduce VivPDF, a simple but smart PDF editor to help your daily business paperwork. VivPDF was developed by Anniesoft Company, whose homepage is: www.anniesoft.com, if you have any further inquiries about PDF editing, please contact with us without hesitation, our support team will reply you with the best solution as soon as possible.