Adding Printing Option "Print to PDF" in Windows 10

Adding Print Option "Print to PDF" in Windows 10

This option should be listed by default. If it is not, follow the directions listed below

In the Windows search bar, search Control Panel and select it. Open Devices and Printers, then click Add a printer.

Click on the option the printer I want is not listed to take you to the next screen.

Picture showing a white page showing the option The printer that I want isn't listed

On the new page select Add a local printer or network printer with manual settings, this will take you to the choose a printer port page.

A picture showing a page titled Add Printer with the following options: My printer is a little older. Help me find it. Find a printer in the directory, based on location or feature. Select a shared printer by name. Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname. Add a bluetooth, wireless or network discover-able printer. Add a local printer or network printer with manual settings.r

Here you will select Use an existing port and select FILE: (Print to File) and hit next.

A picture showing the add printer page. choose a printer port is listed and the options listed are, Use an existing port and create a new port.

You will then select the Microsoft Driver and select Microsoft Print to PDF.

Picture of add printer page showing a long list of options for installing printer drivers.

Next select Use the driver that is currently installed and hit next through the next two options, the print to PDF option will not show up when printing a document. 

Picture showing the add printer. Which version of the driver do you want to use? Options listed are Use the driver that is currently installed (recommended) or replace the current driver.

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Article ID: 87957
Created
Fri 9/27/19 3:57 PM
Modified
Tue 3/31/20 9:07 AM