Select the .PDF option and click Save.5. Close the program.6. Close any other open programs, i.e., your Internet browser, and all other applications that might need access to your files and/or may modify the files you work with on your computer.7. Check the settings of the files you wish to convert by clicking the dropdown menus on the right side of the dialog box. For instance, if you wish to convert your Microsoft Excel worksheet to a PDF, you would check the box to the right of the Excel data (xls1) cells. Note: This will affect any other documents or sheets that were open when you chose to export your sheet to .PDF. For example: If your Microsoft Excel worksheet contained other tables, charts, and pictures that appeared when you chose CSV (comma separated values) as the column headings, you will need to choose to Convert Excel Data as CSV (COMMITTED) in this list to get Excel to properly open and convert your spreadsheet.8. Click OK. Your spreadsheet should appear a PDF instead of .CSV. Your spreadsheet will look different from if you had created it as a .CSV. This may have to do with how the formatting was set up (e.g., number of columns, page layout, formatting, etc). How to Save the Excel File as a PDF — How-To Geek Using the built-in PDF conversion engine in Excel, you can convert Excel files into PDF files. This process is straightforward and can be completed in 10 minutes. We'll show you how to make a few different types of files. If you only want to convert one type of file at a time, just follow the steps below.1. Download Adobe Acrobat Pro DC's seven-day trial and install it.2. Open the software, and select the Tools tab.3. Select the Export PDF Icon. (You can also select the Export PDF Icon in the pane on the right side without having to go through the Tools tab.)4. Click the ‖ Save as Type” menu and type in 'PDF'.5. Click Save.6. Close the program.7. Select the .pdf file you wish to save in PDF format. Click to go to the Convert Your Excel Workbook page.8. Save the file as a PDF and click OK. How to Convert a PDF to Excel — Blogger You can also convert a .PDF file to Microsoft Excel.