Do you wish to attach or insert a PDF file into your MS Word document? If your answer to the question is yes, then you have come to the right place. In this guide, you will be learning how to insert PDF files into your Word files with step-by-step instructions. 

How to Attach PDF into Your Microsoft Word Document File?




In order to add a PDF file to your Word text file, you have to insert it as an object. When you add it as an object, it becomes a part of your Word file. This means the PDF file would be accessible even after you open it on other devices. You would be able to share the file with anyone, and the PDF file would be embedded in your word file. 

Follow the given below instructions to add a PDF file to your Word document:

  1. First and foremost, open the Word program on your system.
  2. Then browse the text file in which you wish to add a PDF file.
  3. Now place the text cursor where you want to put the PDF.
  4. Then go to the Insert tab from the upper menu.
  5. Head to the Object option using the Text section.
  6. Choose the Object option from the drop-down list.
  7. A new Object named popup should trigger on the screen.
  8. Make your way to the “Create from File” tab from the upper options.
  9. Now press on the Browse button.
  10. Locate and select the PDF file you wish to add.
  11. Hit the Insert button to add it to your Word file.
  12. Now there are two checkbox options:

    1. Link to File: Select this if you wish to reflect any new changes to your source PDF file. 
    1. Display as icon: Also, check it if you wish to show the PDF file as an icon.
  13. Once you have chosen the preferences as per your wish, hit the OK button.

Congrats, your PDF has been inserted into your Word document. That is how to quickly add a PDF file to a Word document.

How to Delete a PDF file From Your Word Document

Follow the instructions mentioned down here to remove your PDF file from a document:

  1. Open the Word document file from which you wish to remove the PDF. 
  2. Once the file that has PDF appears on your screen, navigate to the PDF file.
  3. Carefully select the PDF file and ensure that you have not selected anything else. 
  4. Hit the Delete key on your keyboard to quickly vanish the PDF away from your document.
  5. Congrats! You have removed the PDF successfully.

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