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Converting Your PDFs to Excel - Easy 3-Step Guide

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Step 1 : Open Your PDF

Step 3: Converting to Excel After selecting, you are ready for conversion. For conversions to Excel: Click the on on the toolbar;

Select the Open... command from the File menu.

Or select “Convert to Excel” from the File menu.

Or, click on

on the toolbar

Step 2: Select PDF data to convert You must select data in your PDF prior to converting. Three selection options are available. 1. Mouse Based Selection Left click mouse button beginning at the position from which you want to select text. Drag the mouse pointer (while still holding left button pressed!) over the text you want to select. 2. Select Menu Options a) Select Page Range: Use this to select certain pages of the document – eg. Pages 1,4,9 b) Select All Pages: Selects all pages of the document. c) Select All on Page: Selects all data on a page of the document.

3. Command Toolbar Quick Selection Make quick document selections from the command toolbar: a) Selects the entire document instantly b)

Area: Selects only certain areas of text

Step 3a: Conversion Options to Excel Choose your conversion type: 1. Automatic The default conversion option into Excel. Recommended for most conversions into Excel. The software algorithm automatically determines the positioning of the Excel columns. 2. Custom Users get to designate how the conversion to Excel will look prior to conversion using the Excel Custom Conversion Panel (More detail on this below).


Able2Extract Professional 8 - Quick Start Guide Step 3b: Using the Excel Custom Conversion Panel Selecting the Excel ''Custom'' conversion solution activates the Custom Conversion Panel on the left hand side. This panel will let you manually add and reposition as many lines as required to designate the column breaks and rows for the conversion into Excel.

Columns

1. Page Range

b) Erase Column Lines: Erase a column line. Left click on a column to erase it.

Users can first designate a page range for applying and customizing the file’s table structure. a) Page Range: Apply a table structure on each page of the indicated page range b) Expand: Add additional pages where they would like to the table structure. c) Exclude: Exclude a page within a previously selected Page Range.

2. Tables a) Add: Add a table to a page. b) Delete: Delete a table. Once activated, left click on the table you wish to delete. c) Replot: Automatically recalculates the column structure for all tables within the active page range.

Once a table is created, you can edit the table structure using the tools in the conversion Panel:

a) Add Columns: Add a column. Once activated, left click to add a vertical column line

c) Manage Cell Content: drop down menu options Decide how cell content is treated (such as text or numbers) when it comes into contact or into close contact with a column line. c) Column Types: Decide how the content within each column is treated for the purposes of Excel – as numbers, by default, or text.


Able2Extract Professional 8 - Quick Start Guide Rows

Header and Footer

a) Show Rows: Show the rows on the page.

a) Edit Header: When activated, lets you adjust the header. To adjust the header use your mouse and left click the header, hold, and move the mouse up and down

b) Manual Row Editing: When this option is checked, the “Add Rows” and “Erase Row Line” functionality is activated. Add Rows: Left click to add a row Erase Row Line: Left click to erase a row c) Row Settings: Demarcate the rows based on a specific column table within a table or by using the existing row lines on the page.

b) Edit Footer: Allows you to adjust the footer left click the footer line, and adjust accordingly. c) Header/Footer Options: Enables the user to select to enable/disable the headers and footers

Click on your conversion

and save your file to complete


Able2Extract Professional 8 - Quick Start Guide Converting your PDFs to Word Step 1 : Open Your PDF Select the Open... command from the File menu. Or, Click on the button on the tool bar Step 2: Select PDF Data You must select data in your PDF prior to converting. Three selection options are available. 1. Mouse Based Selection Left click mouse button beginning at the position from which you want to select text. Drag the mouse pointer (while still holding left button pressed!) over the text you want to select. 2. Select Menu Options a) Select Page Range: Use this to select certain pages of the document - eg. Pages 1,4,9 b) Select All Pages: Selects all pages of the document. c) Select All on Page: Selects all data on a page of the document.

Brief Background Able2Extract Professional 8 works on all 3 Windows, Mac and Linux platforms. It converts native and scanned PDFs to MS Word (.doc) documents or rich text format (.rtf) (Native PDFs are PDFs created by computer applications). Comes with its own built-in PDF viewer. Requirements Windows 98, ME, Windows NT 4.0, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, Mac OSX, Linux: Ubuntu, Fedora Additional Software: Microsoft Office 2000, 2002/XP, 2010 Processor: Intel Pentium II 233 MHZ processor or equivalent Hard Drive Space: 40MB of available hard-disk space Memory: 256MB RAM Monitor: VGA 16 color 640x480 screen resolution Key Menu Commands View Menu > Rotate View Conversion quality will suffer when the PDF page is displayed on its side. Rotate View menu solves this: Clockwise - Rotates the document 90 degrees clockwise Counterclockwise - Rotates the document 90 degrees counterclockwise. Edit Menu > OCR Options Default - Default setting. Software determines whether to convert using OCR or not. Perform Image Based Conversion - Can be useful for PDF files that have been created electronically, but that have damaged fonts or that otherwise convert very poorly. No Image Based Conversion - Turns off OCR engine to only capture electroically created PDF elements. View Menu Options Options in this menu lets users alter the size of their PDF in the PDF viewer.

3. Command Toolbar Quick Selection Make quick document selections from the command toolbar: a) b)

: Selects the entire document instantly Selects only certain areas of text

Step 3: Converting to Word With PDF data selected you are now ready for conversion. For PDF to Word conversions: Click the on the toolbar. Save your file to complete your conversion.

Document Menu Options These menu options allow user to scroll through pages in the PDF document. Help Menu Options Contains a comprehensive help file to instruct users in greater detail. Tips & Tricks Converting Image PDFs The Software should automatically detect Image PDFs. If not, the user can select “Perform Image Based Conversion” option in the Edit Menu > OCR Options Selecting an Area of Data On native PDFs, users can select the icon on the toolbar. Selection for Image PDFs is slightly different. To select a single column on an image PDF, drag the mouse pointer over the text you want to select. Batch Conversion Click in order to convert a batch of multiple files at once into a specified folder or location. Telephone and E-mail Support Having trouble converting a PDF File? We offer top-tier customer support. Call us at 416-920-2539 (M-F 9am-5pm EST) or e-mail techsupport@investintech.com with your question.

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