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 Workbooks in a Folder.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated October 27, 2018)
Have you collected a bunch of workbooks in a folder, and you want to print all of them at once? There are a couple of quick and easy ways you can do this. The first method involves the use of Windows, not Excel. Follow these general steps:
Excel is automatically started and each workbook is printed, in turn. You can also apply a variation on this approach:
ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (3316) 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 Workbooks in a Folder.
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