I am looking for a way to convert Existing Word, Excel to auto-convert to PDF using a SharePoint Workflow.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you.

  • Are you using SharePoint designer workflow or Microsoft flow?? Commented Dec 27, 2019 at 4:46
  • I am happy using both! Thanks @GaneshSanap Commented Dec 27, 2019 at 6:21
  • Check this & this for free but complex solutions and this for paid but powerful solution to achieve the same. Commented Dec 27, 2019 at 6:29
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    Thanks a lot @GaneshSanap appreciate that. Commented Jan 4, 2020 at 7:00

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If you are using Designer Workflow, per my knowledge you may need to use some custom converter to convert documents to PDF.

If you have access to MS flow, you can do it OOB. There is an action called Convert file in OneDrive for business which enables you to convert file to PDF.

Below is my sample flow. enter image description here

You can refer these threads for detailed articles: https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Building-Flows/Converting-Word-Doc-to-PDF-Creates-a-pdf-pdf-File/td-p/172175 https://www.breadcrumbdigital.com.au/using-flow-to-convert-word-documents-to-pdfs-in-just-six-easy-steps/

  • I appreciate your solution! Thank you very much Commented Jan 4, 2020 at 6:59
  • @TejasThite Glad to be your help. It the reply solves your issue, you can mark it as answer.
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    Commented Jan 6, 2020 at 1:42

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