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How to easily and quickly convert pdf table to Excel table?

Author: Sun Last Modified: 2020-07-08

In Excel, you can convert a workbook to a PDF file, but have you ever tried to convert a PDF table to Excel as below screenshot shown? In general, the PDF table cannot be converted into Excel, but, here, I introduce a method to help you handle this job.
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Convert PDF table to Excel table

To convert PDF table to Excel, there is no built-in function to directly handle it, but you can achieve it by following steps.

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After free installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:

1. Select and copy the table in PDF you use and paste them into a cell of the sheet. See screenshot:
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2. Now you can see the table contents have been listed in a column of the sheet. Now click Kutools > Range > Transform Range. See screenshot:
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3. In the Transform Range dialog, check the Single column to range option in the Transform type section, check the Fixed value option, and then type the fixed value into the next to textbox. See screenshot:
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4. Then click Ok to select a single cell which you will place the transformed range. See screenshot:
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5. Click OK. Now the PDF table has been converted to Excel table.
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Tip. If you want to have a free trial of the Transform Range function, please go to free try Kutools for Excel first, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.

Convert Excel table to PDF

If you only want to convert an Excel table to PDF file, you can try to apply Kutools for Excel’s Export Range to File utility to handle it.

After free installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:

1. Select the table you want to convert, click Enterprise > Import & Export > Export Range to File. See screenshot:
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2. In the Export Range to File dialog, check PDF option, and you can preserve formatting if you check Preserve formatting option in right section, select the folder to place the converted file. See screenshot:
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3. Click Ok, and give a name to the PDF file. See screenshot:
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4. Click Ok, the PDF table has been created. See screenshot:
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