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How to import a table from PDF into Excel

The PDF format is widely used as a data storage medium. Online services convert data tables from PDF to spreadsheet; for example, FacePdf,, PDF2Excel, SmallPDF, or DocsZone. If such services are not functioning for you, a conversion procedure entails shifting the data first into Word and then into Excel. Here we have the procedures.

We shall utilize Table 10 from the European Economy Statistical Annex. This shows economic growth rates for all 27 EU countries plus the USA and Japan (see site 8 in our links free economic data) (see site 8 in our links to free economic data) (see site 8 in our links to free economic data).

Manipulating the Excel table

You will now need to do a little adjusting. An Insert Row and a Delete Row button in the top toolbar will be helpful (how to configure your toolbar).

First, check that the columns are appropriately aligned. In the above, row 5 is one cell too far to the left. To correct this, click in cell A5 (now designated BE) (currently labeled BE) (currently labeled BE). In that case, go to Insert > Cells > Shift Cells Right and click OK. As a result, everything in row 5 will be shifted to the right by one column.

Next, delete unwanted rows by selecting the row (click on the row number in the left-hand column) and then pressing the delete row icon Rows. You can safely remove 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, and 7 from the table above. If you wish to calculate our average inflation rates from 1961 to 2008, you will also want to eliminate everything but rows 5, 8, 9, 20, 31, and 40.

Working out average inflation for the whole period

Insert a row below the final row of figures. To calculate the average of the selected cells, go to the fx icon, click on the right-hand panel, and select AVERAGE. It will give the average of that column. You can change the number of decimal places by clicking on the same cell again, selecting Format> Cells > Number, and then choose the number of decimal places. Repeatedly selecting this cell and copying its contents with Ctrl C will allow you to quickly calculate the average for each column by clicking on the cell and repeatedly pasting its contents with Ctrl V as you move down the right side of the spreadsheet.

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To what Format should I export my form data?

In Microsoft Forms, on the Responses tab, click Open in Excel. You will create a new Excel workbook with your form submissions. Excel allows you to export or save form submissions as a PDF file.

How do I copy a table from a PDF

Open the PDF file you wish to copy a table from. Select the table you wish to copy and press CTRL+C on a Windows device or COMMAND+C on Mac. Launch Microsoft Word on your computer and select File> Open New to create a new document. If you want to paste the selected table into the new Word document, you may do so by pressing CTRL+V or COMMAND+V.

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