Excel to PDF Converter
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Automation: Excel to PDF Converter

In this article you will learn how to convert multiple Excel files into PDF file using VBA. This is quite useful and easy macro. We have used File System Object method here.

To use the file system object you need to add “Microsoft Scripting Runtime” Reference. To add this Reference go to Visual basic editor > Tools > References > Microsoft Scripting Runtime

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We have taken the two folder path on excel worksheet (on Sheet1)

  • Excel Folder Path: On cell E13, we have taken Excel Folder Path wherein multiple excel files are available.
  • PDF Folder Path: On cell E14, we have taken PDF Folder Path wherein PDF file will be stored after the conversion.

Below is the VBA code to convert Excel to PDF

Sub Excel_To_PDF()

Application.ScreenUpdating = False

Application.DisplayStatusBar = True

Dim sh As Worksheet

Set sh = ThisWorkbook.Sheets("Sheet1")

Dim fso As New FileSystemObject

Dim fo As Folder

Dim f As File

Dim wb As Workbook

Dim n As Integer

Set fo = fso.GetFolder(sh.Range("E13").Value)

For Each f In fo.Files


        n = n + 1

       Application.StatusBar = "Processing..." & n & "/" & fo.Files.Count

       Set wb = Workbooks.Open(f.Path)

       wb.ExportAsFixedFormat xlTypePDF, sh.Range("E14").Value & Application.PathSeparator & VBA.Replace(f.Name, ".xlsx", ".pdf")

       wb.Close False


Application.StatusBar = ""

MsgBox "Process Completed"

End Sub


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