How to append to a PDF file created with Microsoft Print To PDF in Windows 10

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The Microsoft Print to PDF printer does not have an ability to append the PDF file to an existing PDF file.  If you want to append (insert after) a PDF file created with Microsoft Print to PDF to an existing PDF file, you can use the Win2PDF Print to PDF merge options.

 

When using the Win2PDF software, if you select a PDF file in the file save dialog that already exists, Win2PDF will display the following dialog:

 

Initial append or prepend merge prompt

 

The "Append" button will create a new document containing the existing PDF file and will add the new document information to the end of the file.  The "Replace" button will overwrite the existing PDF file, and the "Cancel" button will cancel the PDF creation without affecting the existing PDF file.  Here is a YouTube video that shows how to append to an existing PDF file.

 

How to append to an existing PDF file using Win2PDF

 

 

If the "Overwrite original file" check box is checked, the "Append" button will overwrite the original document with the new merged document. This option should be used with caution since it cannot be undone. If the "Overwrite original file" check box is not checked, the "Append" button will display an additional dialog to choose a new file name as shown below.  In this case, the original PDF file will not be modified.

 

File save window after merging

 

If you selected options to "View File", "Print File", or "Send File" in the first file save dialog, they will be performed after the file has been merged.

 

If you enabled encryption in Win2PDF Pro, the merged file will be encrypted.  Win2PDF cannot append or prepend to an existing PDF file that is already encrypted.