Solving Table Complexities


Q. As you know, it’s possible to add a footer or a header in a Word file that contains the file’s path (such as C: clientfirst quarter results). It’s a great way to identify the file when it’s printed or distributed. However, I can’t seem to find a way to do that in Excel. Can it be that it’s one of Microsoft’s undocumented functions?

A. No, it’s not an undocumented function and it’s not possible to do that in Excel—unless you get a little help from a third party. We searched around and found an add-on utility that is available free from JWalk & Associates. To download the utility, go to www.j-walk.com/ss/excel/files/addpath.htm .

In fact, you may want to go to the company’s Web site—the Spreadsheet Page. It has loads of interesting spreadsheet information. Its address is www.j-walk.com .

You can add an Excel file’s path in either the file’s header or footer with this add-on utility from JWalk & Associates.

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