Printing Reports

Written by Allen Wyatt (last updated May 18, 2024)
This tip applies to Excel 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003


Printing a report you have defined with the Report Manager is both quick and easy. Just follow these steps:

  1. Select the Report Manager option from the View menu. Excel displays the Report Manager dialog box. (See Figure 1.)
  2. Figure 1. The Report Manager dialog box.

  3. Select a report from the list of defined reports.
  4. Click on the Print button. Excel displays the Print dialog box.
  5. Use the controls in the dialog box to specify the parameters you want used when printing, such as the number of copies.
  6. Click your mouse on the OK button. Excel saves the current condition of the workbook and starts printing the report sections.

As Excel is printing your report, you are kept informed on the status bar, of each step being performed. When the printing is complete, you are returned to your workbook, exactly where you were before you started to print the report.

ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (2904) applies to Microsoft Excel 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003.

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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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