Send people a link to a PDF version of your document or spreadsheet

To share your document

  1. In Google Drive, select your document.
  2. Click .Drive share
  3. Enter the names or email addresses of the people you want to share the document or spreadsheet with.
  4. Choose their permission level (edit, comment, view).
  5. Click .

To copy, paste and send the PDF link

  1. In Drive, select your document.
  2. Click .
  3. Click  and click .
  4. After you paste the link, change the end of the URL before sending it. For example:

    Before: http://docs.google.com/document/d/12345678/edit?usp=sharing

    After: http://docs.google.com/document/d/12345678/export?format=pdf

  5. Send the modified PDF link.

When you click the link, you (or anyone else) can download a PDF copy of your document.

Note: If your shared document is large, it may take a little time to download.

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