Saving Excel as PDF

bearcub

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I had someone at work yesterday ask me how save a selected table as a PDF. We do use Excel 2013 and did convert the Excel file to a PDF (we also have Adobe acrobat). However, the table she wants to show on one page is squished together (like it would look when printing sheet and you reduced it to 20 or 30 where it should be at 80%). She has 10 columns of data but it looks like they are compressed into 3 columns of data in the PDF (meaning there is a lot of white space - the table doesn't fit the PDF page properly). Is there a way to fix it like you would when you're printing a page.

Thank you for your help,

Michael
 

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baitmaster

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what does it look like in print preview? If I remember right, saving as a PDF usually looks the same. Get it right there and your PDF save should work OK
 

bearcub

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That's what i thought as well but it is all squished together (like reducing the the print size to 20 instead of 80 when going to print). We're just wondering if there is a way to adjust the settings so everything will fit on a page (like you would adjust a page for printing if the print area is larger than the sheet it is printing on).
 

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