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(Google Drive) How to Export a Google Doc to PDF

How to Export a Google Doc to PDF

  • Someone needs to convert a file to a PDF for easy readability across all platforms 
  • Someone wants to print through the web to OSU Beaver Prints system.
  1. Type drive.google.com in your URL and press enter. Sign in with your Google account. Select a document that you wish to download as a PDF and open it.
  2. Click on your newly uploaded document and select "Open With" and then select "google docs"

  3. Go to “File”, next click “Download as” and finally choose “PDF Document”.Select download as to save as a PDF
  4. It should download into your Downloads or it will have an option to save into your desired folder. Find the file in the folders and open up your PDF to make sure it will successfully open.Saving the file to the proper location

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