Export to PDF dialog box

Using Evernote app for Mac or Windows, you can export a copy of any note and save it to your computer as a PDF. There are multiple options for exporting your notes as PDFs.

Note: Exporting is only available using the Evernote desktop app.

Export a single note

To export a note to a PDF, follow the steps for your operating system below.

  • Mac

    1. Click the More actions button (three dots) at the upper right corner of a note and select Export as PDF....
    2. Choose your page options.
    3. Click Export.
  • Windows

    1. Click the More actions button (three dots) at the upper right corner of a note and select Export as PDF....
    2. Choose your page options.
    3. Click Export.

Export multiple notes

You can export up to 100 notes at a time, or an entire notebook. To export multiple notes to a PDF, follow the steps for your operating system below.

  • Mac

    1. Click a note from your note list, then hold the Shift key on your keyboard and select another note. All of the notes in between the two selected notes will become selected.
    2. On the blue bar at the bottom of the screen, click the More actions button (three dots) and select Export as PDF....
    3. Choose your page options.
    4. Click Export.

    Note: You can also hold the Command key on your keyboard while selecting notes to select non-sequential notes in your note list.

  • Windows

    1. Click a note from your note list, then hold the Shift key on your keyboard and select another note. All of the notes in between the two selected notes will become selected.
    2. On the blue bar at the bottom of the screen, click the More actions button (three dots) and select Export as PDF....
    3. Choose your page options.
    4. Click Export.

    Note: You can also hold the Ctrl key on your keyboard while selecting notes to select non-sequential notes in your note list.

Export a full notebook

You can export a full notebook as a single PDF. To do that, follow the steps for your operating system below.

  • Mac

    1. Click the More actions button (three dots) to the right of a notebook in your notebooks list, and select Export as PDF....
    2. Choose your page options.
    3. Click Export.
  • Windows

    1. Click the More actions button (three dots) to the right of a notebook in your notebooks list, and select Export as PDF....
    2. Choose your page options.
    3. Click Export.

General page options

When you export your notes, you have a few basic options to format your exported PDF.

  • Paper size - Choose from an array of standard paper sizes.
  • Orientation - Choose between portrait and landscape orientation.
  • Margins - Choose from a list of predefined margins, or choose custom margins to specify your own.

Additional page options

You have additional options for formatting your exported PDF.

  • Page numbers - Toggle the option on or off to include page numbers and select the page number placement on the page.
  • Note order - When exporting multiple notes at once, choose the order in which the notes will be placed in the PDF. Hover over a note and drag the handle on the left to reorder the notes. Click the remove button on the right to remove a note from the export list.
  • Note separation - When exporting multiple notes at once, choose whether each note should begin on a new page or directly after the previous note.

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