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How to Embed a PDF File in an Excel Worksheet?

In this article, you’ll get to know how to embed PDF file in Microsoft Excel worksheet. By embed, we mean inserting a PDF and also how to rename it.

How to Embed a PDF File in Excel?

To embed a PDF file in Microsoft Excel , follow the below steps.

  • Go to the Insert menu in the menu bar.
  • Choose the Text option in the Insert menu.
How to Embed a PDF File in an Excel Worksheet?
  • Then select Object.
How to Embed a PDF File in an Excel Worksheet?
  • The Object dialog box opens up. Now select the object type as Abode Acrobat Document which is a PDF application.
  • Make sure to check the Display as icon box. And click on OK.
How to Embed a PDF File in an Excel Worksheet?
  • When the Open dialog box opens choose the file you want to insert and click on Open to insert it.
How to Embed a PDF File in an Excel Worksheet?

After this, the PDF file will get inserted.


How to Rename the embedded PDF file in Excel?

To rename the PDF file you’ve embedded in Excel , follow the below steps.

  • Select the PDF file and right-click on it.
  • Click on Acrobat Document Object and again on Convert.
How to Embed a PDF File in an Excel Worksheet?
  • A Convert dialog box will open. Here select Convert to option, choose object type as Abode Acrobat Document, and click on Change Icon.
How to Embed a PDF File in an Excel Worksheet?
  • Again a dialog box opens up for Change Icon. Here in the Caption Bar enter the name you want and click on OK to rename it.
How to Embed a PDF File in an Excel Worksheet?
  • Then click on OK in the Convert dialog box.
How to Embed a PDF File in an Excel Worksheet?

This is how the PDF document will look after renaming it.