Converting a pdf to Excel

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When converting a pdf to Excel via documentcloud.adobe.com chunks of data are merge/centred in single Excel cells, whilst other data in the same file gets its own line in Excel. Why? And how do I correct this?

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The transfer from PDF to other formats is very tricky and depends on a lot of factors, mostly the quality of the original document.

Basically there's not much you can do about it, unless you have control over how the original file is created.

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Converting a pdf to Excel

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When converting a pdf to Excel via documentcloud.adobe.com chunks of data are merge/centred in single Excel cells, whilst other data in the same file gets its own line in Excel. Why? And how do I correct this?

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Correct answer by try67 | Most Valuable Participant

The transfer from PDF to other formats is very tricky and depends on a lot of factors, mostly the quality of the original document.

Basically there's not much you can do about it, unless you have control over how the original file is created.

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The transfer from PDF to other formats is very tricky and depends on a lot of factors, mostly the quality of the original document.

Basically there's not much you can do about it, unless you have control over how the original file is created.

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++ to correct answer given above.

For more details about why text is garbled in a converted file you can read this help article: Text is garbled in a converted file | Adobe Export PDF

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Akanchha

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