An Easy Way to Open PDF in Excel
It seems it's very hard to open PDF files in Excel spreadsheets. In fact, you can insert a PDF file into an Excel workbook as an object. When you need it, you can double click the inserted PDF file to open it with a PDF reader. This way makes about how to inserting a PDF file into an Excel workbook. However, with this way, you still can't open PDF data in Excel for further analyzing and editing. Below, we introduce you a way to open PDF in Excel, so you can use the PDF data in Excel spreadsheets.
Download the PDF tool to open PDF in Excel!
Click Download button to get Wondershare PDF to Excel Converter or Wondershare PDF to Excel Converter for Mac installation package. Wondershare PDF to Excel Converter is the PDF tool that we're going to use to open PDF in Excel. Both Windows and Mac versions work well. In the following, we take the Windows version as an example, telling you how to open PDF in Excel. If you prefer the online ways, please read how to convert PDF to Excel online>>
Step 1. Import PDF files
Run Wondershare PDF to Excel Converter on your Windows PC. It's fully compatible with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, and Windows Vista. After launching it, click Add Files… in the primary window to browse your computer for the PDF files that you want to open in Excel. After finding them, add them to this PDF app. To have more done in a short time, I suggest you add an array of PDF files to perform batch conversion. Up to 200 PDF files are supported each time.
Step 2. Open PDF in Excel preferably
Click the little Advance settings right beside the Convert button at the bottom of the primary window. In the newly popped up window, you can select:
- Each page into a single Excel sheet, retain the vales without formatting or retain the values without formatting.
- Combine all pages into a single Excel sheet.
Step 3. Open PDF in Excel
Before opening PDF in Excel, you can select specific PDF page(s) or page range(s) to open. Click Selected Pages column in each PDF item bar. From here, you're able to select PDF page(s) or page range(s) that you'll open. Click Convert to see the PDF to Excel conversion. Then, on each PDF item bar, there is a little folder icon, click it to open the output folder. And then you can open these output documents with Microsoft Excel.
Wondershare PDF to Excel Converter makes it possible to open PDF to Excel 2010, 2007, and even 2003. Just try it to see how to open PDF files in Excel.