General contractors often receive proposals in the form of a PDF through email. This creates hassle for estimators when reviewing proposals not submitted through BuildingConnected’s platform. Proposal Viewer allows general contractors to complete bid forms on behalf of subcontractors faster and with more accuracy.
Proposal Viewer only supports PDF file uploads. This article explains how to convert Excel documents into PDF files so that you can make the most of Proposal Viewer.
To convert an Excel document into PDF files
To start, open the Excel document that you wish to convert. Click on “File” from the menu at the top of your computer
Click on "Save As" from the list.
Next, click on the “File Format” drop-down menu.
Under “Common Formats,” click on “PDF.”
Lastly, click on the “Where” drop-down menu to indicate where you want the file to be saved in your computer. After confirming the details in this window, click on “Save.” The PDF download will begin automatically.
For instructions pertaining to older versions of Excel, please refer to Microsoft’s help center.