How To Convert PDF Tables To Google Sheets

The reason for Google Drive’s popularity is evident – you can upload, edit and store your files online, without taking up the precious space at home or in the office. Besides that, it enables you to access and synchronize your files from multiple devices, therefore being a service of choice for many accountants, teachers, students and managers.

Being a dependable tool, Google Drive is often a place to safely store a wide array of document types including PDF files, which are, unfortunately, not editable by default.

Google Drive does provide a solution to that problem: it allows you to open Excel, Word and PowerPoint in their corresponding counterparts. So you can convert PDF to Excel, upload it on Google Drive and then open Excel document in Google Sheets. In the same way you can do that for Word and PowerPoint.

With Cometdocs web and mobile apps you can convert PDF files to Excel and then upload an Excel file and open it in Google Sheets. Let’s summarize the steps:

  1. Convert PDF to Excel with Cometdocs web or mobile apps.
  2. Upload the converted Excel file to Google Drive.
  3. Right click on the file and choose to open it in Google Sheets.

Convert PDF files to Excel

Depending on the device you use, a mobile phone, tablet or a computer, you can use our Cometdocs mobile app for PDF to Excel conversion or a web service.

If you use a mobile app, just download the app on your mobile device and upload the file there. You can import the file from the cloud storage or upload it from your device.

For those who use our web service, just log in to your Cometdocs account and upload the PDF file there. Choose the type of conversion and when the file is converted click to download it.

Go to your Google Drive and click on the Upload file button to add your Excel document. When the file is added, right click on the file and then Open in Google Sheets.

And there you go! You have successfully converted PDF into a Google Sheets document which you can now freely edit.