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Repeating Rows on a Printout Except On the Last Page

Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Excel versions: 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. If you are using a later version (Excel 2007 or later), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for later versions of Excel, click here: Repeating Rows on a Printout Except On the Last Page.

Nancy knows how to format a worksheet so that rows are repeated at the top of each page of a printout. What she wants to do, however, is to have the rows repeated at the top of each printed page except the last one.

There is no direct way to do this, but you can simulate such a printing by using a macro to do the task. All you need to do is have the macro print all except your last page, then change the page setup so that rows are not repeated, and finally print the final page of the printout. The following macro provides an example of this approach.

Sub PrintWorksheet()
    Dim lPages As Long
    Dim sTemp As String

    lPages = Application.ExecuteExcel4Macro("GET.DOCUMENT(50)")
    With ActiveSheet.PageSetup
        ActiveSheet.PrintOut From:=1, To:=lPages - 1
        sTemp = .PrintTitleRows
        .PrintTitleRows = ""
        ActiveSheet.PrintOut From:=lPages, To:=lPages
        .PrintTitleRows = sTemp
    End With
End Sub

ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (3389) applies to Microsoft Excel 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Excel (Excel 2007 and later) here: Repeating Rows on a Printout Except On the Last Page.

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Comments for this tip:

Kim    20 May 2016, 15:39
This is not working for me. On the last page of the document, the title row is not present (Yay!), but the first couple of rows are missing.
Joey Liang    17 Mar 2015, 03:03
How about export it in PDF? I've tried for printout, it works well. But I need the same for exporting to PDF in excel 2013.
Jim Miller    02 Nov 2011, 15:51
Thanks for posting this. It's exactly what I was looking for and great for a VB newbie.

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