When it comes to storing, analyzing and visualizing data, Microsoft Excel is the preferred choice. But, when the source of the data you need to analyze is contained within a PDF file, your first step is going to be getting it into Excel.
The Portable Document Format, known best by its acronym and file type “PDF”, was developed by Adobe Systems in 1993 and has remained the standard for consumer printing, publishing and electronic sharing ever since. It is no wonder, then, that every now and then the need to convert information stored in a PDF into an Excel worksheet comes up. Powerful tools are destined to collaborate.