How to Convert Web Files to PDF Using Google Docs Viewer

Many of you may not be aware of the fact that Google Docs offers a built-in PDF converter that shows support for almost all the popular formats such as Office documents, presentations, HTML web pages and many more. One simplest way is to upload your file to Google Docs and then click on the Download as PDF option so as to convert the uploaded file into PDF format.

However, when you need to save a web file such as Excel sheet or Word document located on another website as a PDF file, then you should have to follow a slightly different path. You must be wondering about that different path. You will find your answer in the following lines.

The first option you have is to save the online file onto your computer and later upload it to Google Docs so that you can convert it to PDF. The second option you can opt for is related to Google Docs viewer.

What you need to do is to open the web file in Google Docs Viewer. Next hold Ctrl + P to print it as PDF. Using Google Docs Viewer will make your task relatively easy as you need not to upload or save the web file to your computer first rather Google Docs Viewer convert it by directly getting it from the website.

With the passage of time, Google Docs Viewer is turning up to be a universal file viewer which not only allow the people to read Office documents in the browser but also supports fonts and graphics file formats which otherwise require Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator tool to display.

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