General contractors often receive proposals in the form of a PDF through email. This creates hassle for estimators when reviewing proposals not submitted through BuildingConnected’s platform.
Proposal Viewer allows general contractors to complete bid forms on behalf of subcontractors faster and with more accuracy. Proposal Viewer only supports PDF file uploads. This article explains how to convert Word documents into PDF files so that you can make the most of Proposal Viewer.
To convert Word documents into PDF files
To start, open the file you wish to convert. Click on “File.”
From the list of options, click on “Save As.”
Next, click on the “File Format” drop-down menu.
Under “Export Formats,” click on “PDF.”
Lastly, click on the “Where” drop-down menu to indicate where you want the file to be saved in your computer. After confirming the details in this window, click on “Export.” The PDF download will begin automatically.
To convert Word 2013 and 2016 documents into PDF files
Start from the “File” menu. Click on “Export” and then on “Create PDF/XPS.”
You’ll be prompted to select the location of where you want to save the file in your computer. After selecting the desired location, click on “Publish.” The PDF download will begin automatically.
For instructions pertaining to older versions of Word, please refer to Microsoft’s help center.