How to Save a PDF File. Save a file as a pdf in word the document, file, or web page that you’d like to save in PDF format. It’s in the menu bar at the top-left of your screen. It’s near the bottom of the drop-down menu.
Do so in the “File Name:” field near the bottom of the dialog box that opens. Select a location in which to save the file. It’s the lower-right corner of the dialog box. The document will be saved as a PDF file in the location you specified. It’s in the lower-left corner of the print dialog box.