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Microsoft® Office® Professional 2013 Plain & Simple by Katherine Murray

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Opening and editing PDF files

Portable document format (PDF) files have become increasingly popular in the past few years. Previously, a major limitation of PDF files was that you were unable to open and edit them unless you had a special (and expensive) program with which to do that. Now, however, in Word 2013, you can open and edit PDF files in much the same way you can work with any Word document.

Open a PDF file

  1. Click the File tab to display the Backstage view.

  2. Click Open.

  3. Choose the location of the PDF.

  4. Click the folder you want.

    The Open dialog box appears, displaying the contents of the folder you selected.

  5. Alternatively, click Browse to display the Open dialog box and browse to the folder you need.

  6. Select the PDF file that you ...

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