Excel Macros are incredibly flexible and you will be surprised with its bag of tricks! One of them is you can save any selected range as PDF. That’s right, any section in the spreadsheet that you have selected gets saved into a PDF!

Make sure your Excel has the Developer Tab enabled following this tutorial.

I explain how you can do this below step by step!

What does it do?

Save selected range as a PDF file

Copy Source Code:


'Make sure you have something selected
Sub SaveSelectedRangeAsPdf

'The generated PDF will be opened as well
Selection.ExportAsFixedFormat Type:=xlTypePDF, OpenAfterPublish:=True

End Sub

Final Result: 

Save Selected Range as PDF Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

Exercise Workbook:

Save Selected Range as PDF Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

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STEP 1: Go to Developer > Code > Visual Basic

Save Selected Range as PDF Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

 

STEP 2: Paste in your code and Select Save. Close the window afterwards.

Save Selected Range as PDF Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

 

STEP 3: Let us test it out!

Let us pick a specific section from our data table:

Save Selected Range as PDF Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

Go to Developer > Code > Macros

Save Selected Range as PDF Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

 

Make sure your macro is selected. Click Run.

Save Selected Range as PDF Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

 

With just one click, you now have your selected range saved into a PDF!

Save Selected Range as PDF Using Macros In Excel | MyExcelOnline

How to Save Selected Range as PDF Using Macros In Excel

 

HELPFUL RESOURCE:

101 Macros Book

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