Moving data between different document formats isn't always simple, especially when you need to preserve formatting or the integrity of the information. Without the right solution, you could spend hours re-typing information or fixing major formatting mistakes introduced during the change. These problems are especially pronounced when trying to work with PDF documents that include tables, especially pages and pages of them.
Moving this data from a PDF to an Excel spreadsheet might seem challenging and time-consuming. On the contrary, with Kofax Power PDF, you'll discover it's the easiest solution you can imagine. With a powerful and highly accurate built-in document converter, you can convert PDF to Excel in seconds and enjoy much greater fidelity. Let's look at how to do that.
4 Incredibly Easy Steps To Convert PDF to Excel
With Power PDF, changing file formats is so easy that it requires almost no new learning. To get started, you must launch Power PDF and open the document you want to convert to Excel. Then follow these steps:
- Select the File menu.
- Select Save As. You can also use Control-Shift-S on Windows or Command-Shift-S on Mac to open this dialog box.
- In the new dialog, click the dropdown menu to list supported file types. Select "Excel Spreadsheet."
- Give your new file a different name if needed and click Save.
In seconds, Power PDF converts the entire document into a brand-new Excel file for you to use in your work. Using the Kofax Convert Assistant or built-in tools, you can save this Excel file back into PDF format when you finish.
Extract Specific Tables for Faster Work
What if you have a PDF that contains numerous tables and other text, but you only need data from one of them? Don't worry—you don't have to convert the entire document and spend time deleting the unnecessary data. With Power PDF, you can also streamline this process by converting just a specific document area. Here's how.
- With the PDF open in the software, click on the "Edit" ribbon.
- Click the "Select Area" tool and draw a box around the table you want to convert.
- Right-click or control-click on the document and click "Convert Area."
- Set the document type to Excel Spreadsheet in the dialog box.
- Click Save.
It's just as easy as converting the whole document. Grab the data you need in seconds and skip the frustrating delays today.
Give Yourself the Right Tools to Work Smarter Every Day
Why spend hours struggling with re-formatting and re-typing tabular data when you could quickly convert a PDF to Excel and enjoy immediate accuracy? Whether you need to convert an entire document or you only need to grab a specific table, Power PDF puts the tools you need close at hand. Discover how easy and cost-effective this solution can be for your business when you download and explore your free 15-day trial version today.