Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Excel versions: 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, and Excel in Office 365. If you are using an earlier version (Excel 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Excel, click here: Putting Headers and Footers On Multiple Worksheets.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated December 12, 2020)
One of the typical last touches to a worksheet before printing is to place headers or footers. This is very easy to do if you have only a worksheet or two in which to place the headers and footers. What if you have quite a few worksheets in the same workbook, and you want them all to have the same header and footer.
Actually, this isn't too hard to do, either. All you need to do is work with a group of worksheets as a single unit. Just follow these general steps:
That's it; you've now set the headers and footers of all the sheets to be identical.
ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (9731) applies to Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, and Excel in Office 365. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Excel here: Putting Headers and Footers On Multiple Worksheets.
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