Creating Microsoft Excel spreasheets

In the New Task window, you can create Microsoft Excel documents from PDF documents and images and from files in any of the supported formats. You can also convert and combine multiple files into one Excel document.

Converting one or more files

  1. Click the Open tab and then click Convert to Microsoft Excel.
  2. In the dialog box that opens, select one or more files to convert.
  3. Specify conversion settings. These settings determine the appearance and properties of the output document.
    1. Keep formatting.
      Select the appropriate setting depending on how you plan to use the output document.
      • Formatted text
        The font types, font sizes, and paragraph formatting will be retained.
      • Plain text
        Only the paragraphs will be retained. A single font will be used throughout.
    2. OCR languages Select the language(s) of your document. See also: OCR languages.
    3. Keep pictures (XLSX only) Select this option if you want to preserve the pictures in the output document.
    4. Create a separate sheet for each page (XLSX only) Select this option if you want to create a separate Microsoft Excel spreadsheet from each page of the original document(s).
    5. More options... Opens the XLS(X) tab of the Format Settings dialog box.
  4. Add or remove files if necessary.
  5. Click the Convert to Excel button.
  6. Specify a destination folder for the output file.
    When the task is completed, the resulting Microsoft Excel file will be placed into the folder that you specified.

Combining files

  1. Click the Open and then click Convert to Microsoft Excel.
  2. In the dialog box that opens, select the files that you want to convert.
  3. Specify conversion settings.
  4. Add or remove files if necessary.
  5. Arrange the files in the desired order and select the Combine all files into one document option.
  6. Click the Convert to Excel button.
  7. Specify a name and a destination folder for the output file.
    When the task is completed, the resulting Microsoft Excel document will be placed into the folder that you specified.

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