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Workbook.ExportAsFixedFormat Method (Excel)

The ExportAsFixedFormat method is used to publish a workbook to either the PDF or XPS format.

Version Added: Excel 2007

expression .ExportAsFixedFormat(Type, Filename, Quality, IncludeDocProperties, IgnorePrintAreas, From, To, OpenAfterPublish, FixedFormatExtClassPtr)

expression A variable that represents a Workbook, Sheet, Chart, or Range object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Type

Required

XlFixedFormatType

Can be either xlTypePDF or xlTypeXPS.

Filename

Optional

Variant

A string that indicates the name of the file to be saved. You can include a full path or Excel saves the file in the current folder.

Quality

Optional

Variant

Can be set to either xlQualityStandard or xlQualityMinimum.

IncludeDocProperties

Optional

Variant

Set to True to indicate that document properties should be included or set to False to indicate that they are omitted.

IgnorePrintAreas

Optional

Variant

If set to True, ignores any print areas set when publishing. If set to False, will use the print areas set when publishing.

From

Optional

Variant

The number of the page at which to start publishing. If this argument is omitted, publishing starts at the beginning.

To

Optional

Variant

The number of the last page to publish. If this argument is omitted, publishing ends with the last page

OpenAfterPublish

Optional

Variant

If set to True displays file in viewer after it is published. If set to False the file is published but not displayed.

FixedFormatExtClassPtr

Optional

Variant

Pointer to the FixedFormatExt class.

The following example creates the PDF at standard quality in the current file’s directory and displays file in viewer after it is published.

Note Note

An error will occur if the PDF add-in is not currently installed.

ActiveWorkbook.ExportAsFixedFormat Type:=xlTypePDF FileName:="sales.pdf" Quality:=xlQualityStandard DisplayFileAfterPublish:=True 
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