How to Hard Encode a PDF File in Excel Sheet

1. Open the Excel workbook, and switch to worksheet and highlight the cell where you want to insert the file.

2. In the menu bar or ribbon interface, click Insert.

3. Select Object.

4. A dialog window with two tabs, namely “Create New” and “Create From File” will be opened. Go to Create from File tab.

5. Click on Browse button and select the file to insert into the worksheet.

6. Select “Display as icon” option which will insert an icon that represents the content of the file into Excel workbook.

7. Click OK when done, and the file will be inserted into the Excel sheet.

8. To open the file, the user has to double click the file icon OR right click the file icon and select Acrobat Document Object – Open. Please allow security warnings if you get any.