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Posted: 9/28/2004 7:38:55 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 7:40:38 AM EST
No... in PDF it is a read only document.
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 7:40:42 AM EST
Only as an image, to my knowledge. Not with the data populating individual cells in Excel, to my knowledge.


Link Posted: 9/28/2004 7:41:54 AM EST
I do believe that's a no-go for a direct transfer, however, you can copy tables from .pdf files and dump them directly into Excel.
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 7:42:55 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 7:43:54 AM EST
You can save the text from the PDF as a .txt or .rtf file, then paste it into Excel. You'll have to reformat it though.
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 7:44:33 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 7:45:50 AM EST
Try this:

Open the PDF.
Use the Text Selection tool to select the information to copy.
Copy the info.
Paste into Excel.
Excel should display a small "arrow" at the bottom of the pasted text.
Click it to open.
Choose the Import Wizard.
Follow the Wizard.

Link Posted: 9/28/2004 7:47:18 AM EST
I've done it.
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 7:49:07 AM EST

Originally Posted By Roadhawk:
No... in PDF it is a read only document.




My version of the acrobat reader as a text select tool

You could probably do some fiddling with that to get the data into excel.

It might be a pain in the ass though.

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