How do I paste the path to the PDF file into a file selection dialog on Windows?

This lesson will show you how to navigate to the PDF file you copied to the clipboard into a Windows file selection dialog window.

Note that you must first copy a document to the clipboard as PDF for these instructions to work.

The File Selection Dialog

This is what a file selection dialog looks like.

Paste The File Path Into the "File name" Field

Click in the "File name" field of the dialog. Use CONTROL + V to paste the path to the PDF file into the field (1).

Click the Open button to select the file (2).


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