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Save as PDF/A in Word

This workshop explains how to use Word to save a document in PDF/A format for long-term preservation.

Instructions

Save as PDF/A in Word for Microsoft 365*

  1. Open your document in Word for Microsoft 365.
  2. In the File tab, select Save As or Save a Copy.
  3. Select More options...
  4. Select the Save as type: > PDF (*.pdf).
  5. Select Options...
  6. Place a check in the box next to PDF/A compliant.
  7. Select OK.
  8. Select the folder you want your PDF to be saved in.
  9. Select Save.

*These instructions may vary on other versions of Word.

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Successfully save your document as a PDF/A file using Word.

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