How to Convert OpenOffice documents to PDF.

Learn how to easily convert OpenOffice documents to PDF. Take steps to help you avoid compatibility issues when sharing your documents.

OpenOffice is an open-source office productivity software that includes a word processor for creating text documents, a spreadsheet capable of performing calculations, a presentation app, and the ability to create drawings. OpenOffice works across multiple operating systems and creates files with various file extensions.

To avoid incompatibility with other software when sharing OpenOffice documents, convert them to PDF first. PDF is the standard for document exchange and presentation. Converting files created in OpenOffice to PDF is quick and easy.

Steps to convert OpenOffice documents to PDF.

You can convert any text, web page, or image to PDF with Adobe Acrobat. OpenOffice files are no exception.

Follow these five easy steps to convert OpenOffice documents to PDF:

  1. In Acrobat, navigate to the Create PDF option from the Tools menu
  2. Click on Select A File and navigate to the location of your OpenOffice document
  3. Click on the file you want to convert
  4. Choose Create
  5. Click the save icon to save your new PDF to the desired location

One helpful advantage when working with PDF documents is their nearly universal readability. Regardless of their operating system or software, your colleagues will be able to open and view documents created in an OpenOffice application.

Now that you can convert your OpenOffice files, explore everything else you can do with Acrobat to work with your PDFs.