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  1. Using Various Dates in Header/Footer

    Not sure this idea belongs in printing or elsewhere, but the idea basically to specify the type of date/time printed in the header/footer. Currently, only the print date is available but it would be great to optionally print the last updated date in the footer instead of the print date and not involving VB macros.

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    • NEED GRID LINES TO PRINT

      WHEN HIGHLIGHTING AND COPYING A WORKHEET WITH GRID LINES AND PASTING TO A MESSAGE THE GRID LINES DO NOT PRINT. WITH GRID LINES THE PERSON RECIEVINGTHE MESSAGE CAN FOLLOW THE INFORMATION EASIER.

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      • can find print preview button in excel. also cant find what version of excel i am running.

        can find print preview button in excel.
        also cant find what version of excel i am running.

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          • It would be nice to have an 'Export to PDF' button (icon) under the 'Quick Access Toolbar'

            Frequently I export my worksheets as PDF documents. It would be really nice if there was an icon under 'Quick Access Toolbar' to this.
            The current process makes you go back to 'File' - 'Export' - 'Create PDF/XPS'.

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            • My boss insists we use 2-sided printing. It can cause problems if we forget to set for it before printing each time.

              Such printer setups could be included as part of the file. When we copy a file these setups would also be copied as part of the file.

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              • Labels directly from Excel without word

                Why in 2017 can we not do labels in excel. Why do we have to mail merge in word? Excel is where the data is. Make it easy to just do it from excel as well.

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                • Excel should have have the option of custom page width and height

                  Excel should have the option of setting custom page width and height to support printing in PDF with different page sizes. which is required for virtual reporting

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                  • Option to print more selection than one on the same page.

                    Now, Excel print on a new page each selected area from “Print area” (with mouse selection + ctrl).
                    One best solution is the possibility of choose which areas should be printed on the same page.

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                    • Incorporate "snaking" under the print options to allow printing long tall lists into multiple columns on one sheet of paper.

                      Incorporate "snaking" under the print options to allow printing long tall lists into multiple columns on one sheet of paper.

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                      • Option for Excel to ignore saved print settings. Or use the default printer/tray (like Word does)

                        At the moment I need to print to multiple trays on my printer, but Excel currently saves everything and only lets me print to one tray.
                        I wish there was an option for Excel to ignore any saved print settings and just use the Windows Default printers settings and trays.
                        (Word has this option, but excel doesn't)

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                        • Print settings

                          Currently, Excel 2016 on Windows 10 has stopped the functionality that Office 2013 has, where inidvidual sheet print settings were read in from the file before printing. so when selecting multiple sheets, with different print settings, the correct settings were used.

                          On windows 10 - Office 2016, it uses the default settings for the print job of all of the selected sheets. The print settings are clearly defined inside the file, I have 2 sheets, and I can see sheet1.xml and sheet2.xml as well as under the printerSettings folder ,I can see printerSettings1.big and printerSettings2.bin. I dont know why Excel…

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                          • PRINTING - Have excel check how many pages are being printed and not print numerous mostly blank pages or pages where font is unusably small

                            Have excel check how many pages are being printed and not print numerous mostly blank pages or pages where font is unusably small, by default if these are detected open a print dialog which tells you how many pages will be printed and ability to select pages 1,3,5,6 etc, fit to one page, fit to minimum font size, adjust margins etc.
                            Too often I end up printing an excel document multiple times and wasting lots of paper and ink because the print options in excel are kind of stupid.

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                            • Printing an entire workbook with the same settings

                              When selecting to print an entire workbook and you select the option "fit to one page" you currently need to go to each page in the print screen and select "fit to one page". It does not automatically apply to all the pages when printing an entire workbook. This would be a helpful feature.

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                              • I'd like to have a "no print" option for cells, rows and columns.

                                I would like to be able control which cells, rows and columns would not print, without having to Hide them. Sometimes I want to see the data/formulas in the cells, but not have them on my final hard copies.
                                Hiding and unhiding adds steps to my workflow.

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                                • Enable Headers and Footers to include variables based on a cell reference

                                  It would be great if a cell reference could be used within a header and/or footer

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                                  • Print Preview: show only selected pages / Druckvorschau: nur ausgewählte Seiten anzeigen

                                    Excel 2016

                                    Print preview shows all pages of a document but not (as desired) only the selected page(s).

                                    In der Druckvorschau werden alle Seiten des Dokuments angezeigt, obwohl nur eine einzelne oder eine Auswahl an Seiten gedruckt werden soll.

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                                    • What happened to the TABLOID SIZE (11" x 17") in the page setup menu?

                                      What happened to the TABLOID SIZE (11" x 17") in the page setup menu? I am not even finding A3 size which is remotely similar.

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                                      • Apply page setup setting to other workbooks

                                        I am looking for a method to apply page setup settings (header, footer, and all other page print setups) to other workbooks (not sheets in the current workbook).

                                        Example:

                                        I have the setting I need in a file (excel template or other excel file).

                                        Some other SW tool is automatically generating reports in excel file format (new workbooks).

                                        I need a method to apply the page settings to the new workbooks (and not to do it manually to each of them)

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                                        • Printing margins

                                          When I try to move margins in previewe windows excel crashes. No way to fix it, tried everything I've found on the web.
                                          Attached the file.

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