In older versions of Microsoft Word (prior to Word 2007), we used to have to rely on third party software to convert our Word documents to Adobe's PDF format. These days, we can use Word's built in tools to perform this conversion.
Once you have your document written and finalised in Microsoft Word, click the File tab and then click Save As. When the Save As dialogue box opens, choose a name for your PDF document (it's probably better to use the same name as the Word document, simply so you know that the contents of the .docx and the .pdf are the same). Now, click on the Save as type drop down selector and select PDF (*.pdf). Navigate to the location where you want to save your PDFon your computer, and click Save.
Unlike when you save the document as a Word document (it just saves), here the PDF opens in a new window, for you to