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How to write and save a PDF in Google Docs


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    Use this page to learn how to write and save a PDF in Google Docs. Writing a PDF is as simple as writing any other Google doc. The difference comes in how you save the document once you are finished.


    1. In Google Docs, create a new document or open an existing document.
    2. Write the new doc as you would any other normal Google document. You can also edit your existing doc before converting to a PDF.
    3. Click File from the top menu.
    4. Click Download As, then select the option for PDF Document (PDF).
    5. The Google Doc will automatically download as a PDF. Depending on your browser, the location it downloads to may be different.
    6. View your PDF file to make sure it looks as expected.