Add a PDF file or image to a Publisher publication

A Portable Document Format (PDF) file or picture shows up as an object rather than an actual image in a publication. This is suitable for online publications, but isn't effective for print publications. Here's how to add a PDF.

  1. Open the publication and place your cursor where you want the PDF or image link.

    Note:  You can’t insert a PDF file or image in a text box so make room for your PDF link outside of the text box.

  2. Click Insert > Object.

    Insert Object

  3. Click Create from file, click Browse, and find the PDF file or picture.

    Create File

  4. Click Open, and click OK.

Note: Commercial printers often prefer to use a PDF file to print publications. For info about converting your publication to a PDF, see Save As or convert a publication to .pdf.

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