Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video Saving files to PDF, part of Windows 10: Tips and Tricks.
- Here in Windows 10, when you want…to convert a file to PDF,…that's the read-only Portable Document Format,…you no longer need a third party app.…You can do it directly from Windows 10.…And I'm going to show you how right now.…Let's go to our exercise files…and double-click there.…Next we'll double-click the Photos folder…to open it up.…And we'll select one of these photos…that we want to convert to a PDF file.…We'll go to this one called London.…It's a JPEG.…So we can click it to select it.…And here in File Explorer,…we can print this to PDF.…
That's how we convert files to PDF.…So we'll go up to the Share tab,…click Print, and we get a nice little preview of it.…Notice that the printer drop-down,…when we click it, has an option…to Microsoft Print to PDF.…That's the new feature.…Make sure it's selected.…Now you can choose the size that you want.…For example, you'll see Letter, Legal.…These are paper sizes you can choose from,…including more customizable ones.…I'm going to leave it at Letter.…
You can change the quality up if you want to.…
- Describe how to customize your startup environment.
- Explain how to run multiple virtual desktops.
- Recall how to print and save files to PDF.
- Cite the method for cutting and pasting in command prompt.
- Explain what God Mode is.
- Describe how to choose a target folder for File Explorer.
- Summarize how to use the new calculator feature.
- Recall how to edit photos in the Photos app.
Skill Level Intermediate
1. The Top 10
2. Keyboard Shortcuts
3. Efficiency Tips
4. Display Tips
5. Performance Tips
6. Useful Apps, Tools, and Utilities
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