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Converting an Excel file to a PDF file allows anyone to open it, even if they do not have Office installed. It can also make it easier to print and distribute your Excel spreadsheet. With Excel, you can create PDF versions directly from the program, but you can also use online conversion services if you need to convert a file but do not have Excel installed.
Excel files in PDF format
There are many situations in which you want to save an Excel document as a PDF file instead of a spreadsheet. For example, if you only want to send a certain part of a larger sheet, or if you do not want it to be editable. However, converting an Excel file to a PDF file can be a bit tricky.
We often don’t consider Excel spreadsheets to be documents with frames, pages and margins. But when it comes to converting these files into PDF documents that can be read, printed or distributed to others, you need to be aware of this. Your file must be readable and understandable, with no columns randomly scattered on other pages or cells too small to read.
Learn how to turn your spreadsheet into a presentable and printable PDF document.
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How to Prepare your Reports for PDF
To prepare your reports for PDF files, follow the same steps as if you were printing your reports to a printer. That is, you assign print fields to all the areas in your workbook that you want to print or save as PDFs.
To assign the first print area in a spreadsheet, select the area and then choose Layout, Page Setup, Print Area, Set Print Area.
To assign another print area in the same worksheet, select the area and then choose Layout, Page Setup, Print Area, Add to Print Area.
Next, it’s usually a good idea to assign the same tab color to each worksheet that you want to print or save as a PDF. For example, suppose you want to assign purple tabs as “Print” tabs.
To do this, right-click a tab, select Tab Color, and then select the purple square in the Standard Colors area. Then assign the same purple color to the tabs on your other worksheets to which you have assigned a print area.
If you have more than one purple tab, it’s easier to work with them if you arrange them side by side. For example, if your purple tabs are spread out over the other tabs in your workbook, click and drag the purple tabs so that they are all next to each other.
At this point, before you print or save your reports in PDF format, it is recommended that you save your workbook. You’ll see why right away.
To Convert an Excel File to a PDF File
- Select the file and open it in Microsoft Excel.
- Convert the Excel table to PDF:
- In Windows, click on the Acrobat tab and then click Create PDF.
- On Mac, click the “Create and Share Adobe PDF” icon, then go to step 4.
- Protect the PDF file:
- Select “Limit Editing” in the dialog box if you want to prevent the finished PDF file from being modified without your permission.
- Save as a new PDF file:
- Select a folder for the exported file or click “Choose another folder” and navigate to the appropriate folder. Rename your file and click “Save”.
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