To save a copy of a Pages document as a PDF, open the document, then choose File > Export To > PDF [file format] (from the File menu at the top of your screen).

The File menu open with Export To selected, with its submenu showing export options for PDF, Word, Plain Text, Rich Text Format, EPUB, and Pages '09.

Specify export settings:

  • PDF: These files can be opened and sometimes edited with applications like Preview and Adobe Acrobat. Click the Image Quality pop-up menu, then choose an option (the higher the image quality, the larger the file size of the exported copy).

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