Program Excel's Page-Order Print Sequence

BY STANLEY ZAROWIN

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To help readers follow the instructions in this article, we used two different typefaces:

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Sans serif type shows the names of files and the names of commands and instructions that users should type into the computer.


Most of my Excel worksheets don’t fit on a single page, so when I print them, the sequence is important; if they print out of sequence, I spend loads of time putting the pages in order. How can I be sure the second page to print is the part of the sheet to the right of the first page or below it?

To control the sequence, click on File , Page Setup . Be sure you’re on the Sheet tab. At the bottom of the panel, right under Page order , make your selection: Either click on Down, then over (a graphic of that choice will appear to the right), or on Over, then down (and a graphic of that sequence will appear, too).

Then click on OK and proceed with your printing.

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