Deleting a Header

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated March 5, 2018)


When you create a new Excel spreadsheet, it contains page headers. If you want to get rid of the page header, follow these steps:

  1. Select Page Setup from the File menu. This displays the Page Setup dialog box.
  2. Make sure the Header/Footer tab is selected. (See Figure 1.)
  3. Figure 1. The Header/Footer tab of the Page Setup dialog box.

  4. Using the Header drop-down list, select the very top predefined header. This appears as (none).
  5. Click on OK to close the Page Setup dialog box.

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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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2016-12-20 13:26:12


Hello, I am having issues with a spreadsheet, where I am trying to do a sum formula, however when I do the formula it notifies me as a header as im pulling it from the other tabs. How do I get rid of it so that it adds up the amounts correctly and doesn't stay as 0.

thank you

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