Export PDF documents to Excel Acrobat XI


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Exporting PDF documents to Excel

Here I have a PDF with a lot of data in table form and I have a colleague who needs that data in an Excel spreadsheet. I don't want to type it; he doesn't want to type it; we're going to let Acrobat do the typing for us. So under File > Save As Other, I'm going to choose Spreadsheet, and I have two choices: Excel Workbook or the XML format. He wants the Excel Workbook format so I'm going to choose that. And I can just save it on my desktop. We can take a look at the Settings. If you're using a European file, for example, that uses commas and periods differently from the way the US uses them, you can specify that those get changed on the fly.

That's not the situation with this document, so I'm going to leave it at the defaults. And I don't need to run OCR, because this is a digital file with live text in it. When I click OK and save, you see the progress bar. Let's take a look in Excel and see what it gave us. This is great. All the tex...

Exporting PDF documents to Excel
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Exporting PDF documents to Excel provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Up and Running with Acrobat XI

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