Deleting a Header

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated January 19, 2019)

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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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2022-02-03 16:05:26

Mark Isherwood

There is no such dialog as "Page Setup" from the File menu. I found that popup window under Page Layout menu>Sheet Options Section (clicked arrow for More) and got the Page Setup Window. Header and Footer are both set to (none), but they still exist in the Excel document.


2022-02-03 15:59:52

Mark Isherwood

There is no such dialog as "Page Setup" from the File menu.


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