Apr 24, 2023 — I recently converted my Excel files to PDF files. At first, I converted to a version with the print margins set the same in both. This seemed correct but on my first page I noticed that the “Margins” section in the document was missing. (this doesn't affect my first page because I already removed the margins in my spreadsheet; I was just trying to get to a point where I don't have to do that). I found and fixed the problem by finding the section in the previous PDF where the margins were missing and adding the relevant text back. So when viewing the next page the margin settings were correct. Excel file to PDF — setting margin for different pages What makes Excel to PDF not work well with margins set to the same in both excel and PDF? Jul 31, 2023 — In an Excel file, all the margins are set to 1. In an Excel document, as you're trying to save a PDF, Excel will read only the left side while PDF will read the right edge. Tips for Saving PDF to Excel When PDF is in PDF Conversion is more of a manual process and there is no automatic PDF conversion. Aug 22, 2023 — How to convert Excel to PDF In an Excel spreadsheet, all the margins are set to 1. In Excel documents the margins may be set to one or more of the following: 1. Left 1:1 2. Center 1.1 2. Right 1.1 3. Right 2.1 3. Left 2.1 4. Center 2.2 4. Center 3.2 5. Left 3.2 6. Right 3.3 6. Center 4.1 7. Left 4.2 7. Center 5.1 8. Center 5.2 In an Excel to PDF spreadsheet, the margins may be set to any one of the following: 1. Right top 5.1 2. Left top 6.2 2. Center bottom 7.3 2. Right bottom 8.4 3. Left bottom 9.9 4. Center top 13.10 So the only thing you need to know is: Excel to PDF has a different set of “Margins” or margins.