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How to Convert Word, PDF and Text File to excel? (Step-by-Step)

July 22, 2022
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Different applications produce data in a variety of forms. For example, TXT, PDF or any other file may be created by an application as data output. Incorporating the data into a single application that can use all forms of the data for further processing is challenging part. Thankfully, WPS spreadsheet has ability to importing data from files having wide range of extension types.

For instance, you have a list in text file and you want to further process it in excel, you don’t need to worry as you can easily convert text file to excel. With the help of WPS you can easily convert text file to excel and process it further. Likewise you can also convert pdf and word document to excel.

How to convert text file to excel

Here is your stepwise tutorial on how to convert text file to excel

  1. Open the data tab and select import data.

  2. The drop down menu will open, select import data again.

  1. Click on select data sources, now select the file that needs to be converted from text file to excel.

  1. Choose the window defaulting coding and then click next.

  1. Select delimited and click next.

  1. Select the tab and click next.

  1. Select general and then finish. This should convert your text file to excel.

You can follow this tutorial to convert text file to excel and edit it there.

How to convert PDF to excel

Converting pdf to excel is relatively easy. Here is the stepwise guide on how you can do that.

  1. Open the tool tab and you will see pdf to excel option, click on it.

  1. Click on add file to select your desired pdf and click on start. This should convert you pdf to excel.

How to convert word document to excel

While you can completely change the format of pdf and text file to excel, you can also convert word document in excel. Here is your stepwise tutorial to convert  word document to excel.

  1. You can not directly convert word document to excel. But you can convert word document to text file. So first of all you need to save your word document in text format.

  2. Open your word document and select as save as from dropdown menu.

  1. Select .txt format in file type and click save.

  1. Once you have converted your word document to text file. Follow the above mentioned tutorial and convert the text file to excel.

All the mentioned tutorials are compatible with WPS 2016/2019 version. WPS can be used without internet and across various platform such as windows, mac, android, etc. So you don’t need to worry about what device you are using or if you are online.

Did you learn about how to convert word, pdf and text files to Excel spreadsheets? You can follow WPS Academy to learn more features of Word Document, Excel Spreadsheets and PowerPoint Slides.

You can also download WPS Office to edit the word documents, excel, PowerPoint for free of cost. Download now! And get an easy and enjoyable working experience. 

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