Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Excel versions: 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: Adding Excel Information to a Web Page.

Adding Excel Information to a Web Page

Written by Allen Wyatt (last updated February 23, 2019)
This tip applies to Excel 2000, 2002, and 2003


When you are creating Web output in Excel, you are not limited to creating entire Web pages. Indeed, you can add your Excel-generated HTML output to an existing Web page, if desired. (This tip won't work for Excel 97; this functionality was added in Excel 2000.) To add to an existing Web page, you use much the same process that you follow in creating a Web page from scratch. The difference is that you will need to select the cell range you want added to an existing Web page; this is the key that tips off Excel as to what you are doing. You can follow these general steps:

  1. Load the workbook you want to use.
  2. Select the cell range you want added to an existing Web page.
  3. Display the Save As dialog box and make sure the Save As Type drop-down is set to Web Page. (See Figure 1.)
  4. Figure 1. The Save As dialog box.

  5. Make sure you choose the Selection radio button in the middle of the dialog box.
  6. Specify any other settings, as desired.
  7. Click on the Save or Publish button. Excel recognizes you are about to overwrite an existing Web page with only a limited number of cells and displays a dialog box to that effect.
  8. Click on the Add To File button.

ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (2468) applies to Microsoft Excel 2000, 2002, and 2003. You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Excel (Excel 2007 and later) here: Adding Excel Information to a Web Page.

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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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