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: Printing Multiple Worksheet Ranges.

Printing Multiple Worksheet Ranges

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated May 23, 2017)

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If you have multiple named ranges that you want to print (and the ranges are on the same worksheet), you may be wondering how you can easily do this in Excel. The easiest way is by following these steps:

  1. Make sure the worksheet whose named ranges you want to print is selected.
  2. Choose Print Area from the File menu. Excel displays a submenu.
  3. Choose Clear Print Area from the submenu. This clears the print area, just in case one was previously defined.
  4. Using the Name Box drop-down list (right above cell A1), select the first named range you want printed.
  5. Hold down the Ctrl key and use the Name Box drop-down list to select each of the other named ranges you want to print.
  6. Choose Print Area from the File menu. Excel displays a submenu.
  7. Choose Set Print Area from the submenu. Excel marks each of your ranges as part of the print area.
  8. Print as you normally would.

ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (2214) 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: Printing Multiple Worksheet Ranges.

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Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...

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What is two less than 9?

2019-03-13 17:01:01

David

I have about 30 ranges that I need to print on one spreadsheet. I need to be able to print them in a specific order. Almost all of them need the Fit Sheet on One Page selected. The reason that I need them in a specific order is because I want to print them to PDF rather than printing and scanning to PDF. This would save time and the PDF would be much nicer looking.

Is there any hope for me to be able to do what I described above?


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