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Portable Document Format

Portable Document Format

Portable Document Format

Good morning,

I read the posts here and learn much. Thank You.

Is there anyway possible to bring a pdf file with hyperlinks into excel

Thanks in advance.


RE: Portable Document Format

You can export to spreadsheet format in the full version of Acrobat; I don't recall whether Acrobat Reader does that.

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RE: Portable Document Format


Thanks. I'll get into it.

These spreadsheets are used by our Engineering staff to reference quickly the related code sections to a specific requirement. I am compiling the references into one hyperlink per subject. It will be included as a tab to the existing sheets used.

Thank you again,


RE: Portable Document Format

You could bring the PDF in as an icon that you can double click to open.
The process in excel 2013 is
Click Insert, Text, Object
Create from File, browse to PDF file
Check box "display as icon"
Click change icon to change the text that appears under the icon to just the file name.
Then when someone double clicks on the pdf icon, the pdf will open in acrobat reader.

RE: Portable Document Format



I had "saved as" like was mentioned above and all it did was bring in the text. Seems to just be a one button click to replace cop and past in the cells.
I think the is the simple solution we needed.

Thanks again to this forum.


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