How to Insert a PDF Into an Excel Spreadsheet
Do you have to switch between different applications because you need to access information from your PDF and Excel files? That can be a hassle, right? Well, what if I told you that you could easily insert your PDF file into your Excel spreadsheet? Yes, that's right, no more switching between applications. In this article, I will show you how to do just that.
First things first, let's make sure we have all the necessary tools for the job. You will need an Excel spreadsheet, a PDF file, and an Adobe Acrobat Reader DC.
Step 1: Open your Excel spreadsheet
Let's begin by opening your Excel spreadsheet. If you don't have one yet, create a new Excel file.
Step 2: Select the cell where you want to insert the PDF file
Once you have your Excel spreadsheet open, select the cell where you want to insert the PDF file. This cell will be the location where the PDF will be embedded.
Step 3: Click on the Insert tab
In the Excel ribbon, click on the Insert tab. This will open up a series of options for inserting different types of objects or files.
Step 4: Click on Object
Under the Insert tab, click on Object. The Object window will appear.
Step 5: Select Create from file
In the Object window, select Create from file. This option allows you to insert a file from your computer or network location.
Step 6: Browse for your PDF file
Click on the Browse button and select the PDF file you want to insert into your Excel file. Make sure to select the 'Link to file' checkbox, so you can easily update the PDF file if you make any changes.
Step 7: Click on the OK button
Click on the OK button in the Object window. The PDF file will now be embedded into the selected cell in your Excel spreadsheet.
Step 8: Adjust the size of the PDF file
Once you have embedded the PDF file, you can adjust its size to fit within the cell. You can simply click and drag the corners of the PDF file to resize it.
Step 9: Save your Excel spreadsheet
Make sure to save your Excel spreadsheet to keep the PDF file embedded in the file.
And that's it, you now have a PDF file embedded into your Excel spreadsheet. It's that easy!
But wait, there's more. Did you know that you can also use Adobe Acrobat Reader DC to insert the PDF directly into your Excel spreadsheet? Here's how you can do it.
Step 1: Open your Excel spreadsheet
Open your Excel spreadsheet just like in the first method.
Step 2: Click on the Insert tab
Under the Excel ribbon, click on the Insert tab.
Step 3: Select Object
Click on Object in the Insert tab.
Step 4: Select Adobe Acrobat Document
In the Object window, select 'Create new' and choose 'Adobe Acrobat Document' from the drop-down menu.
Step 5: Select the PDF file
Click on the 'Browse' button and select the PDF file you want to insert into your Excel spreadsheet. Click 'OK.'
Step 6: Insert the PDF file
The PDF file will be immediately inserted into your Excel spreadsheet.
Step 7: Adjust the size of the PDF
Resize the PDF file as necessary.
Step 8: Save your Excel spreadsheet
Don't forget to save your Excel spreadsheet!
Now you know how to quickly and easily insert a PDF file into an Excel spreadsheet. It's a simple process that can save you time and effort. Just follow the steps outlined here, and you'll be using this excellent feature in no time.
In conclusion, props to you for taking the time to learn how to insert a PDF file in Excel. It's a valuable skill to have, and it can make your work-life less stressful. Trust me, I've been there. Now, you can save more time and focus on your work without constantly switching between applications.