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Cannot open .xls file with macro from PDF file

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Aug 10, 2021 Aug 10, 2021

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Hi all,

Someone can tell me if this is already possible to open a .xls document with macro in a pdf file? I tried to attach the file, and a error message appears teeling that it will not be possible to open the file, there is anyway to get this possible?

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Adobe Employee , Aug 11, 2021 Aug 11, 2021
Hi CintiaC Hope you are doing well and sorry for the trouble. As described you are unable to open the .xls file with macros from PDF This is an expected behavior. With the August 2018 release of Adobe Acrobat/Acrobat Reader (and later versions), the following office macro-enabled extensions are permanently blocked, and you will no longer be able to open the files: MS Excel: .xlsm, .xlsb, .xlm, .xltm, .xla, .xlam,.xllMS Word: .docm, .dotm, .docbMS Power Point: .pptm, .potm, .ppam, .ppsm, .sld...

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Hi CintiaC

 

Hope you are doing well and sorry for the trouble. As described you are unable to open the .xls file with macros from PDF

 

This is an expected behavior. With the August 2018 release of Adobe Acrobat/Acrobat Reader (and later versions), the following office macro-enabled extensions are permanently blocked, and you will no longer be able to open the files:

  • MS Excel: .xlsm, .xlsb, .xlm, .xltm, .xla, .xlam,.xll
  • MS Word: .docm, .dotm, .docb
  • MS Power Point: .pptm, .potm, .ppam, .ppsm, .sldm
  • MS Access: .accde, .accdr

 

For more information, please check the help page https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/error-adobe-acrobat-DC-cannot-open-the-file-attachment-settings-d...

 

You may also check the correct answer marked in the similar discussion https://community.adobe.com/t5/acrobat/open-attached-excel-file-with-macros-from-pdf/m-p/11113447

 

Regards

Amal

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