Print headings or titles on every page

If you want to print a sheet (sheet: The primary document you use in Excel to store and work with data. A sheet consists of cells organized into columns and rows, and is always part of a workbook. Also called a spreadsheet.) that will have many printed pages, you can set options to print the sheet's headings or titles on every page.

Excel automatically provides headings for columns (A, B, C) and rows (1, 2, 3). You type titles in your sheet that describe the content in rows and columns. In the following illustration, for example, Projected is a row title and 2nd QTR is a column title.

Sheet with headings and labels

Callout 1  Row headings

Callout 2 Column headings

Callout 3  Column titles

Callout 4  Row titles

Do any of the following:

ShowPrint row and column headings

  1. Click the sheet.
  2. On the Layout tab, under Print, select the Headings check box.

Layout tab, Print group

  1. On the File menu, click Print.

You can see how your sheet will print before you print it by clicking Preview.

ShowPrint row titles on every page

  1. Click the sheet.
  2. On the Layout tab, under Print, click Repeat Titles.

Layout tab, Print group

  1. Click in the Columns to repeat at left box, and then on the sheet, select the column that contains the row titles.

 Tip   To minimize and expand the Page Setup dialog box so that you can see more of your sheet, click Minimize page setup options or Expand page setup options next to the box that you clicked in.

  1. Click OK.
  2. On the File menu, click Print.

You can see how your sheet will print before you print it by clicking Preview.

ShowPrint column titles on every page

  1. Click the sheet.
  2. On the Layout tab, under Print, click Repeat Titles.

Layout tab, Print group

  1. Under Print titles, click in the Rows to repeat at top box, and then on the sheet, select the row that contains the column titles.

 Tip   To minimize and expand the Page Setup dialog box so that you can see more of your sheet, click Minimize page setup options or Expand page setup options next to the box that you clicked in.

  1. Click OK.
  2. On the File menu, click Print.

You can see how your sheet will print before you print it by clicking Preview.

See also

Print part of a sheet

Print with landscape orientation

Scale the sheet size for printing

Preview pages before you print

 
 
Applies to:
Excel for Mac 2011