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How to save an excel as PDF with bookmarks

How to save an excel as PDF with bookmarks

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I am trying to save an excel file as PDF using vba, but all I can do is print as PDF, which takes the bookmarks away. I need my PDF to keep the bookmarks, which are the sheet names in excel. I can manually do it if I go to save as>ADobe PDF, but is there a way to do this in vba? or a way to print as PDF and keeping the bookmarks?

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