Solved

Create a pdf from xls file

Posted on 2014-04-25
4
292 Views
Last Modified: 2014-04-25
Hello
I have an excel file and I wish to convert this to a pdf file.
I am using office 2007.
In Office 2007 when I Save As pdf, the file is saved as three separate portrait pages and I would like it to show as one horizontal page as the original xls file.

Can anyone say how this can be carried out please?

Many thanks
John
0
Comment
Question by:johnhardy
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:Red-King
ID: 40022370
Am I right to assume what you are trying to print is all in one Excel sheet?
Go into Page setup and set the orientation to Landscape.
Under Scaling choose the "Fit to:" option and set it to "1 pages wide by 1 pages tall".

Now try saving as a PDF again.
0
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
BlueCompute earned 500 total points
ID: 40022429
If you are unable to get the desired formatting using Excel's Save As > PDF, you may wish to try using one of the free PDF converters, such as:
PrimoPDF
CutePDF

These install as a virtual printer in Windows, so to create the PDF you just go to File > Print in Excel and print to the PDF Printer created by the converter.  You'll then get a dialogue box where you can adjust the parameters for the PDF creation.
0
 

Author Comment

by:johnhardy
ID: 40022451
Thank you
I had not selected print, I had selected Save as PDF
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:johnhardy
ID: 40022491
Many thanks I used Cute ftp and it works very well.

Regards

John
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article descibes how to create a connection between Excel and SAP and how to move data from Excel to SAP or the other way around.
When you try to share a printer , you may receive one of the following error messages. Error message when you use the Add Printer Wizard to share a printer: Windows could not share your printer. Operation could not be completed (Error 0x000006…
Graphs within dashboards are meant to be dynamic, representing data from a period of time that will change each time the dashboard is updated with new data. Rather than update each graph to point to a different set within a static set of data, t…
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate on a Mac how to change the sort order for chart legend values and decrpyt the intimidating chart menu.

920 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

15 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now