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Exporting a PDF to Word with Bluebeam Revu


How to convert PDF to Word – Exporting a PDF to Word with Bluebeam Revu allows you to seamlessly convert your PDF files back to their native file formats. Export your PDFs to HTML to make your documents visible and fully searchable on the Internet.  You can even copy and paste true text from your PDF and paste into Word and other MS Office files.

Trying to export to a filetype other than Microsoft Office?  You’ll also have options to export to:  PDF/A, TIFF, JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, TXT, RTF, and HTML.

Looking for how to make a pdf searchable in Bluebeam revu?  If the PDF was published from Microsoft Office or CAD, the text will likely be searchable right away. If the PDF is a scanned document, you’ll want to run OCR (available in the eXtreme version of Bluebeam Revu).

Want to try this for yourself?  Get a 30-day trial of Bluebeam Revu.  This is the fully functioning program for 30 days.


Make Sure that the Microsoft Office Plugin is installed

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  3. Plugins Tab, make sure that Microsoft Office is Checked
Exporting a PDF to Word with Bluebeam Revu

Exporting a PDF to Word with Bluebeam Revu


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2 Comments

  1. Denise on October 29, 2017 at 4:34 am

    How to convert a pdf to word document in blue beam is it under the export icon?

    • OBC on October 30, 2017 at 3:49 pm

      Hi Denise, Yes it is under the export button. Assuming that you are using Bluebeam Revu 15, 16, or 17.

      PDFs can be exported into Microsoft Office files,including Word,Excel,and PowerPoint.

      To export as an Office file: Open the document you wish to export. The active PDF is automatically the one that is exported. Go to File > Export > desired Office format > Full Document.

      Navigate to the folder in which you wish to save the file and click Save.

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