Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Excel versions: 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, and Excel in Microsoft 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: Repeating Rows on a Printout Except On the Last Page.

Repeating Rows on a Printout Except On the Last Page

Written by Allen Wyatt (last updated December 11, 2021)
This tip applies to Excel 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, and Excel in Microsoft 365


Nancy knows how to format a worksheet so that rows are repeated at the top of each page of a printout. What she wants to do, however, is to have the rows repeated at the top of each printed page except the last one.

There is no direct way to do this, but you can simulate such a printing by using a macro to do the task. All you need to do is have the macro print all except your last page, then change the page setup so that rows are not repeated, and finally print the final page of the printout. The following macro provides an example of this approach.

Sub PrintWorksheet()
    Dim lPages As Long
    Dim sTemp As String

    lPages = Application.ExecuteExcel4Macro("GET.DOCUMENT(50)")
    With ActiveSheet.PageSetup
        ActiveSheet.PrintOut From:=1, To:=lPages - 1
        sTemp = .PrintTitleRows
        .PrintTitleRows = ""
        ActiveSheet.PrintOut From:=lPages, To:=lPages
        .PrintTitleRows = sTemp
    End With
End Sub

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ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (11000) applies to Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, and Excel in Microsoft 365. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Excel here: Repeating Rows on a Printout Except On the Last Page.

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Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...

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