How to Convert a PDF to MS Publisher

By Andrew Meer

Convert PDFs to Word's DOCX file format, and then insert the DOCX files into Microsoft Publisher to convert them to the PUB format.

Things You'll Need

  • PDF writing software
  • Microsoft Publisher

Microsoft Publisher doesn't support the PDF file format. You can, however, convert PDFs to Word 2013's default DOCX format, and then insert the DOCX files into Publisher to convert them to the PUB format.

Use Adobe Acrobat DC or some other PDF utility to convert PDF files to the DOCX format.

Convert PDF to DOCX Format

Microsoft Word

Step 1

Open the PDF file in Microsoft Word and then select Save As under the File menu. Click the Computer side-tab and then click Browse.

Step 2

Save PDF file in DOCX format.

Specify a location to save the file, select Word Document next to Save As Type and then click Save.

Adobe Acrobat DC

Step 1

Export PDF file as DOCX.

Open the PDF file in Adobe Acrobat DC and then click File. Point to Export To, select Microsoft Word and then click Word Document.

Step 2

Save DOCX file.

Specify a destination to save the file and then click Save.

Tip

Open and Convert DOCX File in Publisher

Step 1

Open new publication.

Open Microsoft Publisher and then click the Blank 8.5 x 11 option.

Step 2

Select Insert File.

Open the Insert tab and then click Insert File on the Text group.

Step 3

Open DOCX file.

Select the Word document from your hard drive and then click OK to insert the DOCX file.

Open Save As dialog box.

Open the File menu, click Save As, click Computer and then click Browse.

Step 4

Convert DOCX file to the PUB format.

Specify a save destination and then click Save. Publisher saves the file in the PUB file format.

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