Open and edit PDF files in Microsoft Word 2013

The latest version of Word does this cool new trick


If you've recently upgraded to the latest version of Microsoft Word, you might not know about this new feature: You can open a PDF right in Word and edit it just like you would a regular Word document.

All you have to do is open the PDF file to convert it, as this video from Microsoft shows. The conversion, however, works best with files that are mostly text.

There are great (and free( PDF editors, like Nitro PDF, of course, but if you already have Microsoft Office 2013 and don't need advanced PDF editing tools or don't edit PDFs often, there's no need to install a separate app.

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