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How to Embed Word or Text or Excel file into pdf document

How to Embed Word or Text or Excel file into pdf document

How to Embed Word or Text or Excel file into pdf document

(OP)
Morning, everyone.

Was wondering if anyone knows how to do the following, please?

Can either a Word, text or Excel file be embedded into a .pdf document?

I am using Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro Extended, and was successful, initially.
However I need the embedded files to be path/directory-independent, as the pdf document is to be uploaded to a web page.

(I sent a test pdf document to a colleague, but he obtained an error message, when clicking what was supposed to be the embedded object/file!).

Any ideas anyone, please (- bit at a loss here!)?
[From 'Googling' online I understand that this solution may be possible, via implementing some coding, but I really want to avoid this route if at all possible].

Many, many thanks in advance.

Kind regards

Magnetar

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RE: How to Embed Word or Text or Excel file into pdf document

If you want to embed a full page from Word or Excel, print the page to PDF format from the original application, then insert the page into your larger PDF document.

If your target PDF document isn't created in Acrobat,and you want to embed a less-than-page snippet from the Word or Excel document, exactly as it appears in the original, print the page to PDF from Word or Excel, then bring up that page in Acrobat, Save as to TIF, then bring up the TIF in a photo editor, crop it to just what you want to implant elsewhere, then save the cropped TIF. Then grab the TIF and plant it in your original source, which you can then make a PDF to distribute.

You might also use SnagIt to grab a portion of the onscreen document, but the results will be a mini-screengrab, not necessarily what a piece of the printed copy from the original would look like.

Fred Wagner

  

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