There are many different ways to combine images into a document and convert it into a PDF file.
This document contains a step-by-step guide on how to combine images into a single PDF file using Microsoft Word 2016.
Combining individual pages or images into a PDF is a special case.
Other versions of Microsoft Word may require a different procedure. However, the same principles should apply.
If you want to combine several images into one document, you can add a page break via the
Page break menu items or via the
Page menu items.
Pictures button in the
Insert tab, you can add images to your document.
You will be prompted to select the respective image. Please confirm your choice by clicking on the
The following steps will allow you to adjust the chosen image to the page size and align it. This will be useful if you scanned a whole page and want to add it to your document in full page size.
Open the context menu for the image by right-clicking it and select the menu item
Size and Position....
Text Wrapping tab will let you choose the wrapping options for text that surrounds your image. For this guide, we assume that there will be no additional text surrounding the image. Please select
In front of Text to enable all options for positioning.
Position tab, please select the
Alignment button in the
Horizontal section with the value
Page. In the
Vertical section, please select the
Alignment button with the value
Please note: If you selected the option
In line with text on the
Text Wrapping tab, you will not be able to select all options on the
To adjust the image to the right size, please select the
Absolute button in the
Width section on the
Size tab with a value of
21 cm. This is the correct width for a DIN A4 page.
Please confirm your modifications by clicking on the
If you want to export your document as a PDF, please select the menu items
Export. Then, select
Create PDF/XPS Document.
Choose the save location and file name and confirm your choice with the
Create PDF/XPS button.
Under Microsoft Windows 10, you also have the option of printing documents directly into a PDF file.
To do so, please use the menu options
Microsoft Print to PDF in the
Printer section and confirm your choice by clicking