How to convert Pages to PDF?

Answered by Randy McIntyre

To convert a Pages document to a PDF in Pages, you can follow these steps:

1. Open the Pages document that you want to convert to a PDF. This can be done by double-clicking on the document icon or by opening Pages and selecting the document from the list of recent files.

2. Once the document is open, go to the “File” menu located at the top left corner of the screen. Click on it to reveal a drop-down menu.

3. In the drop-down menu, you will see an option labeled “Export To.” Click on this option to proceed with exporting the document.

4. A new window will appear, offering various export options. From this window, select “PDF” as the format you want to export the document to. This will ensure that your Pages document is converted into a PDF file.

5. After selecting PDF as the format, click on the “Next” button located at the bottom right corner of the window. This will take you to the next step of the export process.

6. In the next window, you can choose the location where you want to save the PDF file. You can either select an existing folder or create a new one by clicking on the “New Folder” button. Additionally, you can also rename the file by entering a new name in the “Save As” field.

7. Once you have chosen the location and entered the desired name for the PDF file, click on the “Export” button. This will initiate the conversion process.

8. Pages will then convert your document into a PDF file and save it in the specified location. The amount of time it takes to convert the document may vary depending on the size and complexity of the document.

9. Once the conversion is complete, you can locate the newly created PDF file in the chosen location. You can now open and view the document using any PDF reader or share it with others as needed.

By following these steps, you can easily convert a Pages document to a PDF in Pages. This allows you to preserve the formatting and layout of your document while making it more accessible and compatible with a wider range of devices and software.